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The Canyon Del Oro softball team has gone back to the past for their new coach. Two-time state champion Kelly Fowler returns to lead the Dorados for the third time.
The playoff picture is set for boys and girls basketball. While some northwest schools failed to qualify this year, others will look to continue their run in the state tournament, which begins Feb. 19 for girls and Feb. 20 for boys.
An update on the current standings on local girls and boys basketball teams. The playoffs begin Feb. 19 for girls and Feb. 20 for boys. All results and statistics are as of Monday, Feb. 10.
The Ironwood Ridge girls’ basketball team finished runner-up in the seventh annual Northwest Desert Classic tournament, hosted at Pusch Ridge from Dec. 26 to 28.
In hosting the first home meet of the season last week, the Mountain View High School struggled against Ironwood Ridge.
Pusch Ridge did it again. For the third time this year, the Lions (11-4) defeated the Ironwood Ridge Nighthawks (4-11), 38-29, in girls’ basketball.
The 2011 high school basketball team officially gets under way this week, with local teams getting ready to start the drive toward the ultimate goal of a state championship.
Just three weeks into the 2011 season, the Ironwood Ridge High School Lady Nighthawks' varsity golf team has captured its fifth qualifying team score to earn a spot in the Division II State Championships.
It's been a good season so far for the Lady Nighthawks. The team qualified to compete in the state championship, anchored by junior Adrianna Grijalva, above, who established a season record 45-foot putt.
The lady spikers of Ironwood Ridge and Canyon Del Oro high schools went head-to-head last week.
Erin Hohenstein returns the ball over the net last week during the Lady Nighthawks’ home match against CDO. She led the team’s victory with 19 points, which included 13 kills and 6 aces.
Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to spring. The weather is pool-ready, hike-worthy, and all-around outdoor-friendly. Just watch out for flying baseballs.
The 2007 cross-country season was near-perfect for the Mountain View High School Mountain Lions, with the boys’ team winning the 5A-II state championship, and the girls’ squad placing second.
A trio of Northwest talents etched their names onto state track trophies recently, and they all have one thing in common: You haven’t heard the last of them.
As an Olympic trainer and coach for the University of Arizona’s cross-country and track squads, James Li nurtures world-champion distance runners and walk-ons alike.
Chairs, hats and water bottles took flight as No. 4 Ironwood Ridge’s Lady Nighthawks dispatched No. 5 Phoenix North 5-0 during a blustery afternoon last Wednesday, on their home court.
August 23, 2006 - The uniform and the person wearing it startled me.
Jan. 4, 2006 - If the coming year is as fruitful as the last, the Ironwood Ridge High School girl's basketball team can expect big things to come.
September 7, 2005 - Tucked away in the northeast corner of the Palo Verde High School gymnasium in a dark, secluded enclave rests the girls volleyball team of Ironwood Ridge High School.
Nov. 24, 2004 - It's a blink of the eye or a snap of the fingers. One second isn't enough time to do most things but for the seniors of Mountain View High School's football team, it was long enough to cost them a trip to the 5A state tournament in their final season. And it didn't even happen in a game they were playing.