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(NAPSI)—For the fifth consecutive year, warrior-athletes from across the country compete in Paralympic-style competitions—demonstrating their resilience, camaraderie and courage.
As August comes to an end, Accelerated Learning Laboratory, a small charter school tucked away in the hilly northwest side of Tucson, is moving into its second month of school.
This was a busy summer for Mountain View High School’s Justice Summerset. The junior attended five football camps, competed in three Junior Olympic track meets and met with some college coaching staffs. He won a national title, got a jump on some academic work, but most importantly, got to spend some time with his father.
(BPT) - One of the ways people with diabetes can help manage their disease is balancing food with physical activity, according to the American Diabetes Association (Association). By maintaining a balanced diet with regular exercise, you have the ingredients needed to help live a quality life.
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Mountain View’s Justice Summerset is a national champion. Summerset won the Boy’s 15-16 Division High Jump title at the USATF National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships in Humble, TX.
(NAPSI)—This summer, enjoying a sweet treat can be more than an indulgence, it can also be an opportunity to contribute to the future success of hundreds of girls. That’s the word from Nestlé Crunch, which is collaborating with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) on a new campaign to help send girls to summer camp.
Former Mountain View and University of Arizona standout swimmer Lacey Nymeyer John was inducted into the Pima County Sports Hall of Fame earlier this week. She was one of 14 inducted in the class of 2014.
One future Wildcat and four Arizona targets were part of the USA U-18 Men who beat Uruguay 156-58 in the first game of the FIBA Americas U18 Championship play on Friday night at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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Each of the four Oro Valley Town Council incumbents are all seeking reelection, along with a challenger to the three council seats, and one challenger for mayor.
Perimeter Bicycling Association of America recently reached agreement with Special Olympics on a three-year title sponsorship package. Special Olympics has joined one of the premier cycling events in the United States and will become both El Tour de Tucson's title sponsor and primary beneficiary for 2014, 2015 and 2016.
The University of Arizona Wildcat No. 22 men’s and No. 15 women’s track and field teams will host the Tucson Elite Classic on Thursday, May 22 and Saturday, May 24. The meet, which is strictly for throwers and jumpers, brings some of the best professional track and field athletes in the world to Arizona’s Roy P. Drachman Stadium. On Thursday and Saturday, the competition starts at 4 p.m. MST and the last scheduled event is set to start at 8:30 p.m. on both days as well. All marks by collegiate athletes do not count towards qualifying for the NCAA West Preliminaries.
(BPT) - A natural-born athlete, Erin Hamlin grew up playing a variety of sports, although it wasn’t until the age of 12 that she was introduced to luging. Her prior athletic experience instilled a great deal of concentration, dedication and strength of mind and body, and it wasn’t long before she worked her way through the national team’s developmental luge program and was living and training full-time in Lake Placid, N.Y.
On April 30, traffic was halted at Oracle and Magee roads as the intersection was filled with motor officers, a Pima County Regional SWAT vehicle, but it wasn’t for an emergency, it was for Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics.
For their first official day of football practice, the Canyon Del Oro High School football players spent the time listening to a couple of Olympic-caliber talent.
Marana Unified School District Superintendent Doug Wilson will now serve as president of the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) Executive Board. He had previously served as vice president and is serving his third year on the board.
Johnny Teachout, 7, hands the Special Olympic torch off to U.S. Marshall deputy Jordan Tefft after running, with the Oro Valley Police Department, their five-mile leg of the run.
Members of the Oro Valley Police Department cross the Cañada del Oro wash during the torch run last week for the Special Olympics.
Members of the Oro Valley Police Department jog along Calle Concordia during the torch run last week for the Special Olympics.