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Marana High School, in the Marana Unified School District, announces Camron Dozier to serve as interim head girls basketball coach.
Following a pot-luck dinner, six Picture Rocks teenagers created a Youth Forum during the Aug.19 Citizens for Picture Rocks (C4PR) meeting.
The Town is seeking nominations of outstanding residents and organizations to be considered for the Branding Iron and Ora Mae Harn Crystal Legacy awards.
After a few years of instability, Mountain View football seems to be in a good place. After three coaches in three years, Bam McRae has come to the school and put his own stamp on the program. McRae now enters year three and the team is looking for their third straight playoff appearance.
Whenever a high school sports program gets an influx of transfers it raises red flags. That appears to be the case with the Mountain View football program. The school is being investigated for a potential recruiting violation and the Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board will be briefed during their meeting on Monday.
Tim Cheves has used his own medical issue to motivate him. Cheves, who battled chronic fatigue and immunodeficiency syndrome as well as other issues, is now hoping to help others as a doctor.
When former Marana High School teammates Toby Bourguet and Sean Roebuck agreed to play on a competitive flag football team, little did they know it was going to drastically changed their lives. More importantly, it changed their children’s lives.
Hopes were high at Catalina Foothills when Jeff Scurran became the head coach prior to last season. Although the Falcons were coming off an 0-10 season, Scurran had a reputation for quick turnarounds. The expectations were high, but they were met.
As local districts prepare for the new school year, many are also making plans to have school resource officers on site thanks to $12 million in state funding approved by the School Safety Program Oversight Committee.
Eldon Housley is relatively new to the world of Cowboy poetry, but is by no means new to being a cowboy. Housley, whose poems tell the adventures of his grandson Jake and his dog Buster, is a frequent performer and is making a name for himself as both a poet and singer of “old time cowboy songs.”
Jake Bewley has a plan. The recent Marana grad is going to go to Cochise College and earn a degree in aircraft welding. It is a degree that lands you in a field with a lot of demand, but Bewley hopes he never has to use it.
Tucson Turf Elite Football swept all five championships they took part in at the 19th Annual Hike It and Spike It Flag Football Tournamentheld in Roswell, NM last weekend.
Marana High School will have two new basketball coaches next fall. Girls coach Sarah Whaley confirmed on Sunday that she has stepped down as coach to take a new position at the high school.
Tortolita Middle School’s Service Learning Class will celebrate the completion of their Aquaponic System during a dedication ceremony May.
With so many students already academically-minded at Catalina Foothills High School, the school does not recognize a valedictorian or salutatorian. With so many high achieving students, it doesn’t even create a class rankings list. It does have, as principal Dr. Angela Chomokos likes to say, “Amazing senior students.”
What originally began as an obstacle has now become a blessing. A closed door, became an opportunity. This summer the Marana Heritage Conservancy’s History on Wheels will become a reality, but the only reason it exists was that a different idea wouldn’t work.