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For the 17th year SaddleBrooke was again the site of the MountainView Collegiate Invitational, a 20-team women’s college golf tournament co-hosted by Kansas State and Missouri, featuring teams primarily from cold-weather climates.
Professional golf will return to Tucson this weekend as the Champions Tour Tucson Conquistadores Classic begins on Thursday at Omni National. The event will replace the Accenture Match Play, which will move to San Francisco for one year before eventually settling in Austin, Texas.
For Canyon Del Oro (CDO) Band Director Grant Studer, the opportunity was just too good to turn down – even if it meant leaving the U.S. to make it happen.
Although Canyon Del Oro softball advanced to the state title game, the program was in a state of flux. Coach Stephanie Nicholson resigned, leaving a fractured program in her wake. In stepped Kelly Fowler, one of the state’s top softball coaches, to repair a program that is accustomed to wins, not drama.
Canyon Del Oro High School Varsity Softball coach Kelly Fowler directs her team during the first game of the 2015 season versus Cienega High School.
The Canyon del Oro High School Academic Decathlon Team earned the top score at the Arizona Academic Decathlon competition over the weekend. The CDO team scored 46,341 out of a possible 60,000 points. The team score is determined by the answers to more than 2000 questions, as well as the scores from numerous speeches, interviews, and essays. The next closest scoring team was Mesa Mountain View High School with 44,810 points.
Canyon Del Oro High School Band Director Grant Studer recently accepted a teaching job in Dubai after teaching at CDO for three years.
As part of their realignment project, the Arizona Interscholastic Association released their sectional placements for 2015/16 school year
As part of their realignment project, the AIA releases their sectional placements for all schools and all sports on Wednesday.
The Ironwood Ridge girls basketball team’s season ended in the Division II state semi-finals, falling to Maricopa 59-50 in the Phoenix area.
The CDO softball team fell 3-2 to Phoenix’s O’Connor High School in the championship game of the 21st Annual Dorado Classic at Marana’s Mike Jacobs Sports Park.
CDO softball's Monique Castillo.
CDO pitcher Carter Kahn pitches against Ironwood Ridge.
The CDO baseball team won the Ideal Physical Therapy Cowboy Up Baseball Tournament held at the Kino Sports Complex on Saturday night.
CDO softball pitcher Ilena Santos
The high school softball season got underway on Thursday with the 21st Annual Dorado Softball Classic at the Mike Jacobs Sports Park in Marana. Three area teams, host Canyon Del Oro, Marana and Mountain View were all in action.
Four area teams opened up their 2015 baseball season at the Cowboy Up Tournament at Kino Sports Complex.
Canyon Del Oro and Ironwood Ridge will not have any of their team sports competing Division I. The two schools successfully appealed down in 11 sports.
The Mountain View boys soccer team came up two wins short of a state title, but that does not diminish what the Mountain Lions accomplished this season. The Lions had a rocky offseason that saw a coach depart for a sectional rival and a new coach lead them to their deepest playoff run since 2007.
The Pima Community College softball team (8-1, 6-0 in ACCAC) earned two run-rule victories on Thursday against Yavapai College at the West Campus.
Catalina Foothills’ streak of five straight girls soccer state championship finals was snapped on Wednesday with a 4-3 penalty kicks loss to No. 1 Notre Dame in the state semi-finals.
The Catalina Foothills girls soccer team is just one win away from their sixth straight state championship game after beating Agua Fria 7-1 in the quarterfinals of the Division II state soccer championships.