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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.
Pusch Ridge became the first Southern Arizona football team to clinch a postseason berth with their 57-0 win over San Carlos. The win locked up their sectional title and gave them an automatic playoff berth.
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.
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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.
CDO, Ironwood Ridge and Pusch Ridge all remain ranked at the halfway point of the football season.
It was a busy night for local volleyball teams, as five of the six area teams were in action, with two squaring off.
For Pusch Ridge the challenge this week was not winning their game against Baboquivari, but doing so with good sportsmanship and humility. The Lions beat an overmatched Baboquivari squad 48-0 and had the challenge of playing hard, but not upstaging an opponent that does not have the depth to compete.
The Lion, Pusch Ridge Christian Academy’s mascot gets some high-fives before the second half of Friday night’s game.
Cody Cropp takes the ball down the field for a touchdown.
Pusch Ridge Christian Acadmey's Michael McLeod breaks up a pass intended for Baboquivari's Emmerson Chico on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in the town of Oro Valley, Ariz.
Pusch Ridge’s Cameron Swift wraps up Baboquivari’s ball carrier.
Pusch Ridge’s Robert Macklin-Isquierdo stops Baboquivari’s drive up the middle Friday night.
Jason Hout finds a hole and drives the ball in for a touchdown during the first half of Friday night’s game.
Though it received a flag, Luke Haines celebrates in the end zone after scoring.
Pusch Ridge Christian Academy’s cheerleaders perform at halftime.
Monday, September 29
Pusch Ridge wasted no time jumping out to a big lead and cruised to an easy 48-0 win over an overmatched Baboquivari team on Friday night.
Pusch Ridge Christian Academy's Michael McLeod breaks up a pass intended for Baboquivari's Emmerson Chico on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in the town of Oro Valley, Ariz.
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.
Sahuarita improved to 5-0, beating Catalina Foothills 38-28 on Friday night. The Falcons are now 2-2 after the loss.
For the second straight week the CDO football team lost a game in the final moments, while also having to deal with a strange delay. Cienega beat CDO 23-18 in a game that saw the Bobcats take a late lead, then both teams have to deal with a 15 minute delay when the lights went out.