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Ironwood Ridge High School freshman Jacoeb Hampton, left, and junior Tyler Williams cover their faces after losing to Mountain Pointe High School out of Tempe in the first round of State Division I playoffs Thursday night. The Nighthawks lost 47-53
Ironwood Ridge High School senior Mitch Fischer deals with some of Mountain Pointe High School’s defense during the second quarter of Thursday night’s game.
Nighthawk senior Alec Sonderman drives the ball through traffic during the first round of State Division I playoffs Thursday night.
The varsity, junior varsity and freshmen teams of the Ironwood Ridge High School basketball program turned out over the weekend to show support of the Beyond event held at Reid Park. The events were held in honor of the January 8 shooting anniversary.
Members of the Ironwood Ridge High School basketball program got involved over the weekend. Participating in the Reid Park BEYOND event. The varsity, junior varsity and freshmen teams manned three booths.
For the second year in a row, Ironwood Ridge High School will be hosting a summer basketball camp in June for boys between third and fifth grades and girls between third and eighth grades.
It is no mystery that high school students look forward to the weekend. It's a time to relax, put aside the week of hard work, and taste a little freedom from responsibility.
At Ironwood Ridge, a buzzer beater in overtime by senior Kevionte Alexander gave visiting Rincon a 51-49 victory over the Nighthawks last Friday.
Ironwood Ridge is a team consisting of almost all seniors, and their experience and depth were more than enough in a 67-25 win at Pusch Ridge on Dec. 2.
March 15, 2006 - It took everything he had for David Vanderwerf to step out onto the court in front of thousands of people Feb. 25 at Glendale Arena for the Class 4A 3-point shooting contest.
Having to dribble two basketballs at the same time proved to be a challenge for most of the third through fifth grade boys and girls who attended the first week of the Ironwood Ridge High School basketball camp last week.
Ironwood Ridge’s Mitch Lightfoot passes above Canyon Del Oro’s John Jackson during last week’s game.
Nighthawks Trevor Cotton dribbles the ball around Dorado defender Jasper Roberson-Schultz.
Nighthawk’s Addison Adelberg tries to keep the ball from Dorado’s Jordan Closs-Lopez.
Devon Olivarez looks for an open man at the top of the key.
Nico Hughes drives the ball down the court.
Dec. 22, 2004 - GAME OF THE WEEK: What's the best way to silence a hostile crowd chiding you for a first quarter "air-ball?" Troy Blair of Ironwood Ridge High School's boys basketball team had an answer for the raucous Catalina crowd that mercilessly rode his ego up and down the court Dec. 16.
First, it needs to be said that junior Brandon Matthews of the Ironwood Ridge baseball team is ITAL not ITAL related to teammates Clay Matthews and Jake Matthews.
The Pusch Ridge girls rolled into the finals of the Northwest Desert Classic Girls basketball tournament last week, winning their first four games in pool play.
It’s hoops time.
The defending state champion Ironwood Ridge boys’ basketball team is one step closer on its pursuit of another title.
Ironwood Ridge player Megan Pratt dribbles the ball in the second half against Mesa Desert Ridge.
Ironwood Ridge player Lexy Ram blocks a Mesa Desert Ridge player.
Ironwood Ridge player Piper Mali goes around a Mesa Desert Ridge defender.
Ironwood Ridge player Casey Wortley blocks a Mesa Desert Ridge player.