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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.
In her recent monthly column for The Explorer, District 1 Supervisor Ally Miller asserts that Pima County lacks the leadership to solve the county’s road maintenance problem. Supervisor Miller’s comments are very disappointing – as well as inaccurate.
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 AIA will not publish official boys golf rankings until 9/15. However, their formula is public and can be computed for Southern AZ teams before that date. Below are the unofficial rankings of Southern AZ teams for results played and posted by Sunday 9/7. The team with the lowest ranking in each section gets an automatic berth in their State Tournament. Eight at-large berths from non-section winners around the state will be given in each Division.
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.
The Canyon Del Oro girls volleyball team opened up the 2014 season with a 3-1 home win over Sabino.
Five of the six Northwest area football teams were ranked in their respecitve top-10 of the ACS Football rankings.
Experience Sabino Canyon -- riparian wonderland in Coronado National Forest -- by moonlight aboard a tram. Night is a special time when desert creatures emerge from daytime siestas to prowl around the cool desert floor, and the moon gently illuminates the silhouettes of stately saguaro cacti. During September-November and April-June, Sabino Canyon Tours offers evening rides three nights per month.
Northwest High School Athletics Schedule for the Week of August 25-30
Despite overwhelming public opposition that included 640 written protests from 384 households in the area of Sabino Canyon and Cloud roads, the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 on May 6 to approve a rezoning that will allow for the development of 130 one-story, three-bedroom luxury rental homes.
The third ranked Canyon Del Oro softball team won its 13th consecutive game with a 7-2 win over No. 7 Sabino.
Ten Catalina Foothills and four Ironwood Ridge tennis players earned top-eight seeds in the Division II boys and girls singles and doubles state tournament.
Wednesday, April 16
The week is headlined by one of the games of the year in prep softball as No. 3 Ironwood Ridge and No. 6 Canyon Del Oro (CDO) meet on the diamond. While both are likely to qualify for state, the winner will climb in the rankings with an eye on the top-four seed and two home games to start the playoffs.
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The Pima Community College baseball team (20-11) closed out the South Mountain CC Tournament on Saturday with another dominating pitching performance and its balanced offense as the Aztecs beat Douglas College (Canada) 10-0 in eight innings.
The Pima Community College baseball team (15-10, 9-4 in conference) had a tale of two games on Saturday as it split against Yavapai College at the West Campus.
Friends of Sabino Canyon celebrate the 18th year of Music in the Canyon with a fun-filled day featuring musical entertainment, refreshment stands and a beer garden, and many special activities for children in beautiful Sabino Canyon.
One of the more than 30 Desert bighorn sheep released Nov. 18 to the Santa Catalina Mountains was found dead Wednesday by Arizona Game and Fish Department staff along the eastern edge of Sutherland Ridge near the headwaters of Romero Canyon.
On September 2, at approximately 9:10 a.m., Rincon district deputies responded to Sabino Canyon in response to a 19-year-old female who slipped and fell off a trail while hiking at Seven Falls. It was reported the female hit her head during a 20-foot fall and could not move.