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Ironwood Ridge High School senior Jake Matthews goes up for a long pass in September. The Nighthawks went on to win state.
The Nighthawks warm up and stretch before a football practice earlier this month.
Nighthawk quarterback Tyler Williams hands the ball off.
Ironwood Ridge High School head football coach Matt Johnson.
Ironwood Ridge High School football players Cris Thorson, left, and Tyler Williams.
Linemen push a sled across the field in preparation for the season opener game against Canyon Del Oro High School.
The Ironwood Ridge football team runs through an exercise catching a ball through traffic.
Nighthawk senior Jordan Rocker slides safely into third base last week during their game against Saguaro. The team went on to play and defeat CDO in the playoffs on Saturday.
Nighthawk freshman Merrilee Miller attempts to slide past a Saguaro defender at second base last week.
Ironwood Ridge High School senior Erin Satterfield slides safely into home during their game against Saguaro. The Nighthawks won 13-2.
Ironwood Ridge High School senior Robin Landrith hits a grand slam against Saguaro High School.
Nighthawk pitcher Stephan Meyer sends a pitch across the plate during ThursdayÕs game.
Ironwood Ridge High School senior Jake Matthews steals third base and after the throw from the catcher wad thrown over the third-baseman, Matthews scored a run.
Ironwood Ridge High School senior Kyle Petty slides safely into second base as a Tucson High player attempts to catch a high-thrown ball.
Brandon Smith (13) is congratulated by his fellow Nighthawks after hitting a grand slam in the bottom of the second inning during the schoolÕs game against Tucson High School.
Nighthawk shortstop Jake Matthews fills ball as a Badger player makes his run to third during last ThursdayÕs game.
The Ironwood Ridge Nighthawks were defeated by Tucson High Magnet School last night by a score of 51-30. The Badgers outscored the Nighthawks every quarter en route to the victory, which now makes them 6-1 overall.
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Ironwood Ridge High School’s student body president Kylee Berg welcomes the Amphitheater School District and school’s faculty to the field Tuesday night.
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.
The graduating class of 2011 proceeds onto Ironwood Ridge High School’s football field for the graduation ceremony Tuesday night.
Tyler D’Amore poses for a picture after Ironwood Ridge High School’s graduation ceremony with his brother, Cole Pinckney, on his shoulders.
Staci Christy, Claire Buser and Macey Gabbert celebrate after Tuesday's graduation ceremony at Ironwood Ridge High School. The school's 426 students graduated with $8.75 million in scholarships.
The graduating class of 2011 makes its way onto Ironwood Ridge High School’s football field for the graduation ceremony Tuesday night.