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There is a lot of wrestling talent in the northwest part of Tucson, with a number of teams that can make some noise at state.
The 2014 fall sports season has come to a close for teams on the Northwest side. Multiple state titles were won, winning streaks were had and records were broken. Here are the best of the best, your All-Northwest selections.
Nationally acclaimed for his research and procedures with the robotic-assisted cardiac surgery, Dr. Robert Poston now brings his 12 years of experience to Northwest Medical Center.
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.
Four area teams qualified for their respective state football playoffs. Only one of the four still had work to do in the final week of the season, but with their 37-10 win over Maricopa, Catalina Foothills wrapped up the No. 12 seed and will now visit Queen Creek. It was the fourth straight win for the Falcons, after starting 3-3 and dealing with youth and injuries.
Ironwood Ridge and Mountain View meet this week in a game that will put the winner in great shape to win Division II, Section V. Both are coming off of lopsided wins which put them each at 2-0 in the section.
Explorer Production Manager Brandon Hays took home a second-place award for Best Color Ad Series in the Arizona Newspaper Association advertising contest.
Little did Jon Marshall know, but when he agreed to take on an intern from the Chapel Haven West program he was going to get a lot more. Marshall not only got a hard worker, but he got someone to mentor.
As a child, John Faruolo’s friends flocked to his house to play wiffle ball. Decades later, nothing has changed, though the facilities have been upgraded.
La Bella A Consignment Boutique opened its doors Nov. 10, 2010, and has successfully gone into its fourth year of business.
Pima Community College recently appointed David Dore as the new Northwest Campus president. He will assume his new position July 1.
For the second consecutive year, the northwest community showed its appreciation of Studio Dental by recognizing it as Best of the Northwest’s Best Dentist.
Real estate deals that implode- chances are, either you have experienced one or know someone who did. Here is a “best of” or more appropriately, “worst of” list of deal killers in the Northwest Tucson and how to avoid them.
As this issue is the “Best of the Northwest”, it seems appropriate for a toplist of real estate tips.
For the third straight year, The Explorer Newspaper hosted the Best of the Northwest special.
Members of a neighborhood road repair committee in northwest Tucson who say their streets haven’t been revamped since 1980 are hoping to get the attention of the Pima County Board of Supervisors.
With a relentless work ethic and a smooth stroke from behind the three-point line, 6-foot-2 Casey Wortley, undoubtedly has caught the attention of basketball fans, players and coaches alike. One coach in particular wasted no time in offering Wortley a spot on her Division I basketball team – an offer that Wortley happily accepted.
Running marathons has become popular nationwide, and Oro Valley isn’t missing out on the fun each year. Providing the setting for one of the more scenic race events in the state, Oro Valley plays host to the annual Arizona Distance Classic’s 2014 event on March 23.