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Three area teams remained ranked, with Ironwood Ridge holding the highest as the No. 3 team in Division 2. Pusch Ridge is eighth in Division 5, although they have their playoff berth wrapped up. Both the Nighthawks and CDO can clinched Sectional titles, and the automatic bids that accompany them this week with wins.
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CDO, Ironwood Ridge and Pusch Ridge all remain ranked at the halfway point of the football season.
The latest media rankings for high school football are out and there is starting to be a lot of moving going on as the season gets into its fourth week.
This week just three area teams are ranked in their respective top-10 polls, while two more were still receiving votes despite suffering loses last week.
The Picture Rocks Community Center Hiking Club has adopted its itinerary for the coming season, with emphasis on exploration. The PRCC van will leave the community center, located at 5615 N. Sanders Road, at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, to visit the “ghost town” ruins of the SASCO smelter, which closed in 1919.
Five of the six Northwest area football teams were ranked in their respecitve top-10 of the ACS Football rankings.
Join the 13th annual antique and specialty car/motorcycle show, with prizes for best paint job, goody bags, and food and music on Main Street, Old Bisbee. Sponsored by the Bisbee Chamber of Commerce and the City of Bisbee.
Pusch Ridge duo of Davis Towne and Cameron Vick have advanced to the Division III Boys Doubles State quarterfinals and will meet Marc Anthony Luna and Emilio Mendez of Bisbee. They return to the court on May 2, at the Paseo Racquet Club in the Phoenix area.
The week is headlined by one of the games of the year in prep softball as No. 3 Ironwood Ridge and No. 6 Canyon Del Oro (CDO) meet on the diamond. While both are likely to qualify for state, the winner will climb in the rankings with an eye on the top-four seed and two home games to start the playoffs.
Despite the school’s small size, Immaculate Heart High School has some of the top track and field athletes in Tucson.
Here is a handy guide to all things crafty in the Old Pueblo during Arizona Beer Week.
What started as a small operation out of a Bisbee garage 32 years ago has evolved into one of the most well known mom-and-pop bird-enthusiast stores in Arizona.
Several Tucson artists are among more than 60 Arizona artists from around the state whose nature-inspired artworks are on display at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in an alliterative exhibition titled “Birds, Blooms and Bugs.”
Oro Valley Mayor Satish Hiremath declined to comment as to whether or not he would endorse marriage equality for same sex couples after the Dec. 4 council meeting, when Oro Valley resident Denise Rose asked him to “join with 400 mayors around the country in 37 states to support a U.S. Conference of Mayors resolution that endorses marriage equality for same sex couples.”
Participants can walk, run, or rest their way through the roughly three-mile route that includes more than 1,000 steps and numerous back-roads at a mile-high altitude in Old Town Bisbee. Meet the Best of the West Micro Brewers at the Bisbee 1000 Invitational Craft Beer Festival, with beer samples and live music. Outdoor Festival is in the parking lot adjacent to Bisbee Coffee Company. [VIP entry only, Noon til 1pm, General Admission 1-5pm] This event sells out every year - plan ahead.
Hotel Congress presents a celebration of all-local brews featuring a "people's choice" vote for best brew in Tucson. This year's Born & Brewed event features 10 breweries: Dragoon, Barrio, Nimbus Company, Borderlands, Thunder Canyon Brewery, 1702, and new comers Sentinel Peak Brewing Company and Ten 55 Brewing. Born & Brewed will also welcome Four Peaks Brewery from Phoenix, and Dave's Electric from Bisbee, who will offer samples but not be part of the competition. Brew Your Own Brew will also be present as well as Yelp Tucson as a sponsor of the competition and great music and food, including a pretzel buffet--house-made soft pretzels with all the fixin's and toppings--at Cup Café.
Bisbee Blues Fest
The Bisbee Blues Festival is returning to Old Bisbee this year. It will be held at City Park (up Brewery Gulch) with bands, food and beverages. Along with the great lineup at the festival there will be great music played at venues all over town!