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Canyon Del Oro High School senior Bridget Doucet finished her final season in cross country on top of the podium, winning the Division II State Championship. However, for any other runner, it may have been just the final race of her high school career, but for Doucet it capped off a marathon of not only becoming the best in her favorite sport, but also in defeating a yearlong battle against anorexia.
A little over a year ago, I wrote an article for The Explorer entitled: “In OV, we’re proud of our young people, and we want them to know it.” The inspiration behind that piece was my ongoing commitment to the youth in our community, and the responsibilities we have to ensure they are engaged and recognized.
When Canyon Del Oro senior golfer Chris Meyers signed a national Letter of Intent to accept a golf scholarship from Stanford, he completed a lifelong dream to go to the school. Even a year ago signing with the Cardinal seemed unlikely.
A large number of local northwest area athletes will continue their athletic careers at the college level. In total 21 area high school athletes signed National Letters of Intent to accept athletic scholarships, with at least five more signing this week.
(BPT) - La sabiduría popular podría hacerle creer que el mejor regalo de fin de año debe tener baterías, pantalla táctil y capacidad inalámbrica. Sin embargo, los regalos tecnológicos casi nunca soportan la prueba del paso del tiempo. Pruebe a obsequiarle a un ser querido un teléfono inteligente o una tableta en diciembre, y verá que en primavera serán obsoletos. Más aun: la firma de investigaciones de mercado MarketTools revela que el 14 por ciento de los consumidores devuelven regalos electrónicos al término de la temporada festiva.
Special Olympics El Tour de Tucson route skirts the edge of Tucson, so if you are out and about in your car on ride day, it’s very likely you will encounter some of the 9,000 cyclists, 2,600 volunteers and officials on the route – as well as many thousands of spectators. Please be on the lookout.
(BPT) - En esta temporada festiva, usted será uno de 197 millones de estadounidenses que harán compras en línea, según eMarketer. Los compradores en línea navegarán la Red para adquirir todo tipo de mercancías, desde tarjetas de regalo a automóviles, y desde televisores de pantalla plana a teléfonos inteligentes. Y al menos algunos de ellos sufrirán perjuicios en su espíritu navideño a causa de los estafadores, quienes usan una amplia gama de tretas para convencer a sus víctimas para que les envíen dinero por una compra fraudulenta.
Sophomore infielders Trey Stine (Ironwood Ridge HS) and Brandon Burke (Canyon del Oro HS) signed and will play for New Mexico State University next fall.
A number of Northwest area athletes have committed to play their sports at the college level. Wednesday was the first day they could sign Letters of Intent/
BASIS Oro Valley high school student Charles Huang, left, and Canyon Del Oro High School students Hunter McAdams and Nicole Enos pose for a picture after being awarded a $1,000 scholarship at the 2014 CFO Awards hosted by Inside Tucson Business.
The nation’s housing industry managed to dodge the remaining potholes that continue to mar the road to full recovery, and in the process, turned in a strong showing in September. Housing starts surpassed the million mark for the third time this year, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Rising 6.3 percent during the month and 17.8 percent year-over-year, groundbreakings reached a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.017 million units.
Verrado took an early 7-0 lead but from there on out it was all Canyon Del Oro in their 38-21 win over the Vipers in the first round of the Division III state playoffs.
CDO’s Bridgette Doucet won the individual and Catalina Foothills won the girls team Division II state Cross Country championship on Saturday.
CDO's Tristan Peterson stretches out for a long pass but was not able to bring it in during the second quarter.
Canyon Del Oro High School’s Kyle Larkin tries to break through Verrado’s defense during the first round of playoffs Friday night.
CDO defensive players Walker Padilla, center, and Mike Udorvich chase down the Verrado ball carrier Friday night.
In the final seconds of the second quarter, a hail mary shot to the endzone was intended for a Verrado player, but CDO's Rome Bracy came out with the ball.
A Canyon Del Oro High School football coach communicates to the other coaches from atop the announcer's booth as a nearly full moon emerges from behind the Santa Catalina Mountains
CDO quarterback Noah Soto drives the ball down the field.
The winner of this year's Gary P. Durrenberger Award for the Southern Arizona boys golfer with the lowest stroke average (all stroke play competition rounds weighted for course rating and slope) is Chris Meyers, Canyon del Oro senior. Chris is the first two-time winner of the award.
(BPT) - ¿Está haciendo que su cuenta bancaria trabaje para usted? En la actualidad, las cuentas de cheques cuentan con una amplia gama de funciones como alertas para teléfonos móviles, que pueden ayudarle a controlar sus finanzas y a administrar mejor sus gastos y ahorros. ¿Las está aprovechando?
(BPT) - Sea cual fuere la estación, unos ojos hermosos y sanos siempre están de moda. Pero ¿cómo puede lograr que sus ojos brillen como los de sus estrellas favoritas?
The Catalina Foothills boys won the Division II state swimming title and the girls took third place on Saturday. All told the Falcons collected five individual state titles and two relay title.