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1. Belgium knocks the U.S. out of the World Cup
Some of the best and brightest at Mountain View High School gave up a lot of their spare time to team up and win their second Real World Design Challenge state competition in April. The team is now preparing for national competition.
Three veterans attending the University of Arizona, along with the spouse of an Air Force member, have been named Tillman Military Scholars in honor of their years of service and academic and leadership potential.
1. U.S. strengthens sanctions against Russia over Crimea crisis
These guests, including five from Arizona, who have been invited to sit with the First Lady represent the stories of millions of Americans across the country, who are working hard to better their communities, improve their own economic outcomes and help restore opportunity for all.
Three thousand yards every practice – whether sprinting or long distance, 30-year-old swimmer Catherine Vorrasi, felt her muscles strengthen and times drop five weeks before the Master’s National Championships.
1. SOPRANOS STAR JAMES GANDOLFINI DIES
1. AFGHAN FORCES TAKE OVER SECURITY LEAD FROM NATO
1. PASSENGER PLANE ESCORTED BY FIGHTER JETS IN U.K. A Manchester-bound commercial flight from Pakistan was diverted by two British fighter jets near London after two passengers reportedly got in a loud argument with the crew. Despite initial reports that the incident might have been terror-related, officials later said that it was only a criminal offense. [The Guardian] ………………………………………………………………………………
When Ironwood Ridge sophomore Brandon McKay decided to learn Japanese to carry on his mother’s heritage, he wasn’t expecting an award to come with it.
Mountain View High School junior Cody Rochon has helped his school’s football team finish its regular season 7-3 as the team’s starting quarterback.
While some high school students might spend their summer between their freshmen and sophomore year relaxing and not thinking about school, Ironwood Ridge High School student Brandon McKay focused his attention on science, technology, engineering and math.
Ironwood Ridge High School student Brandon McKay spent part of his summer in the United States Naval Academy STEM Program. During the program, he and others focused on science, technology, engineering and math.
Lorelei A. Conrad, Lieutenant Commander, USN, Retired, has been named the new musical director and conductor of the Tucson Concert Band, succeeding Herschel Kreloff, who successfully led the organization since 1997.
The first time I checked out the new restaurant Mr. K’s Barbeque, my initial sense awakened was not smell, though that was a close second. It was my sense of history. Charles Kendrick’s history, to be exact.
Those of you who aren't diehard Democrats or Republicans – those of you who vote on both sides of the aisle — here's something to think about.
Senior Tanya Hetlinger of Pusch Ridge Christian Academy defeated Stepheny Vos of Tombstone to capture the 2A/3A state singles title, 6-4, 6-0, last month in Phoenix.
Middle school asks for help with 'Cinderella'
Letters to the editor published in the June 3, 2009, edition of The Explorer.
September 21, 2005 - When the letter arrived in her mailbox down the road from her Gladden Farms home, Jennifer Lynn was beside herself with joy. Like any jazzed up athlete, the 32-year-old mother of three did what any great runner would do: She sprinted home to share the good news.
May 4, 2005 - Alicia Hunolt will take home two souvenirs from her final regular season game in an Ironwood Ridge High School girls softball uniform - one is a welt on her thigh, the other, a bruise on her foot.
Perhaps one of the lasting legacies of being a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point is that you do not leave your experiences behind you.