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Coach Factory store to open at the Foothills Mall
The Mountain View boys basketball team will have a new coach next season. Longtime coach Mike Parillo resigned his position the school announced on Monday.
Marana High School
Head Coach Andy Litten gives direction to the Marana Tigers with Jake Bewley standing by.
Marana head football coach Andy Litten works with Jon Ross in the weight room. Litten, who coached at Mountain View for 10 years, is now the head coach for Marana High School.
Mike Stoops was fired Monday as head coach of the Arizona Wildcats, after a 10-game losing streak.
Larry Branson, Mountain View High School’s new head football coach, said his players will be ready to dig in by the start of the season, when they play Marana High School on Aug. 26. To prepare, the Lions will be on the field at 12:01 a.m. when official practice begins on Aug. 4.
Taking over a two-time defending state championship soccer team would seem like an easy coaching gig, wouldn’t it?
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Canyon Del Oro High School boys soccer coach Eddie Autz watches in frustration as the Dorados lost to Catalina High School last Thursday.
In this frenetic world, people rush around each day, trying to take care of a long list of challenges. They create agendas for themselves, co-workers, friends – and sometimes a son or daughter.
Harvey Morris/Special to The Explorer, Sophomore Destiny Cotton speaks and senior Erika Flores listens during a training program for community members who are interested in becoming Touch Point Connection volunteers. During the training, students shared their thoughts on what it is like being a teen today along with their experiences with Touch Point Connection.
Harvey Morris/Special to The Explorer, Joan Martin, Touch Point Connection founder, and senior Erika Flores show potential volunteers what a Touch Point Connection coaching session looks like.
September 21, 2005 - During spring, her squad took command of Arizona. Now, Catalina Foothills High School girls tennis coach Kristie Stevens has conquered the United States. The National High School Association has named Stevens the Girls Tennis Coach of the year for 2005. In May, Stevens' squad earned its fifth consecutive state title. The previous school to win at least five straight tennis state championships was Canyon Del Oro High School, which won six from 1975 through 1980. Founded in 1988, the Easton, Pa.-based association provides support and leadership programs for more than 500,000 of the nation's high school coaches.
Sept. 8, 2004 - Subtract one more from the declining population of Canyon del Oro athletics. Head baseball coach Keith Francis has left the Dorados to be an assistant coach at Pima Community College.
Michelle Thelen could have gotten lost in the shuffle in the 1970s, when she enrolled at Salpointe Catholic High School in Tucson.
Jeff Scurran was on one adventure when he finished chronicling another. The current Catalina Foothills head football coach was in a villa in Tuscany when he put the final touches on the first draft of his first novel.
August 25, 2004 - The road to opening night of the 2004 football season has taken two very different paths for Marana's Willie Dudley and Vern Friedli of Amphitheater High School.
Marana High School, in the Marana Unified School District, announces Camron Dozier to serve as interim head girls basketball coach.
Canyon Del Oro is expected to announce the hiring of a new softball coach sometime next week.
During the last few seasons, it’s not secret that the Marana Tigers have struggled. They went 0-10 last season, but in 2012, it’s a new attitude and new leadership that could push this young team to better season endings.
Last month, former Mountain View High School wrestling coach Bob Newman was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Football and cheer coaches are needed for the 2010 season by the Oro Valley Dolphins youth football and spirit organization.