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The Mountain View football program was placed on probation, but three football players were granted eligibility during a meeting of the Arizona Interscholastic Association's Executive Board on Monday.
CDO’s Bridgett Doucet won the girls seeded three-mile race at the 13th annual Valerie McGregor Rattler Invitational on Saturday. The race put on by Mountain View High School, but held at Marana High, gives the racers a bit of a preview of the sectional races which will be held in two weeks at the school, though the course will be altered a bit.
Ironwood Ridge and Mountain View meet this week in a game that will put the winner in great shape to win Division II, Section V. Both are coming off of lopsided wins which put them each at 2-0 in the section.
It was a big win on Thursday night for the Mountain View football team. Not only did they snap No. 1 Salpointe’s 19-game winning streak, but they gave their playoff hopes a jumpstart.
Monday, September 29
After losing their first game of the season, the Ironwood Ridge football team has now rattled off four straight wins and are serving notice that they believe they are the best team in Southern Arizona. The Nighthawks rushed for 328 yards in their 53-16 win over Buena and now appear to be on a collision course towards a late November showdown with defending state champion Salpointe.
The latest media rankings for high school football are out and there is starting to be a lot of moving going on as the season gets into its fourth week.
Monday, September 15
Friday night means a full slate of football games involving Northwest Teams. The highlight of the schedule is the rivalry match-up between Canyon Del Oro and Ironwood Ridge.
This week just three area teams are ranked in their respective top-10 polls, while two more were still receiving votes despite suffering loses last week.
The story of the week in high school sports was the return of Bridgett Doucet. The CDO senior cross country runner finished second in the state two years ago, but missed all of last season dealing with an illness. She did come back for the track season, but she served notice at least week’s Northwest Showdown that she was all the way back and a real contender for a state championship.
High School sports schedule for the Northwest Teams, Marana, Mountain View, Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO and Pusch Ridge. Weather will most likely wipe out Monday's golf matches.
Five of the six Northwest area football teams were ranked in their respecitve top-10 of the ACS Football rankings.
The Mountain View football program continues to sort though an Arizona Interscholastic Association investigation into allegations of improper recruiting, causing them to play shorthanded Thursday night against Marana.
No games on Monday due to the Labor Day holiday, but there is still a full slate of games, including the start of swimming, volleyball and cross country.
Northwest High School Athletics Schedule for the Week of August 25-30
Pusch Ridge Christian Academy’s Taylor Fitzgerald runs through a drill during practice.
Ben Walker carries the ball during a Pusch Ridge Christian Academy football practice.
The high school football season is less than two weeks away, with the bulk of the teams getting started a week later. Here is a week by week schedule of the Northwest teams.
Four students have received 2014 Steve Engle Memorial / Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce scholarships.
Ironwood Ridge High School
Three days a week you will find Andy Morales at Rio Vista Elementary School. On the surface this would not seem like much of a big deal, after all he is the school’s physical education teacher, but Morales does not have any classes to teach. Technically, Morales is on summer vacation, but still comes out those three days a week to tend to various projects he has going on.
It may be tough to think about football when it is 105 degrees outside, but in case you have not checked the calendar, we are less than 40 days away from the start of the high school football season.
For two Seattle Pacific University students, the scene was all too familiar.
It is the 50th anniversary of the American Youth Soccer Organization, better known as AYSO, and part of that celebration is the organization’s bi-annual national tournament. An All-Star team from Oro Valley will be competing in the event over the Fourth of July weekend.