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Monday, September 29
The current Boys Golf Rankings for 9/29/14 as calculated by CDO boys golf coach John Farbarik. Prior week email rankings are below. Many boys teams have reached or exceeded seven contests. Since the rankings use the best seven scores, those that have played eight or more have begun to drop their higher scores. This should result in lowering scores. Teams are allowed to play 14 competitions. Those that choose not to play the maximum number will have a disadvantage.
Three Mountain View football players have been held out of action while the Arizona Interscholastic Association continues to investigate allegations of improper conduct. The case was discussed during an executive session of the regularly scheduled AIA meeting 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.
Northwest High School Athletics Schedule for the Week of August 25-30
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.
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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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PHOENIX – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated more than 1,100 square miles of southern Arizona and New Mexico as critical habitat for the endangered jaguar.
Tentative approval for the Rosemont Copper Mine was shot down on Feb. 4 after the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to submit a formal objection to the Coronado National Forest Service’s final environmental impact statement.
Tucson, AZ – The Pima Community College volleyball team (2-3, 0-1 in conference) held leads in the first two games but could not catch up in the third against Eastern Arizona College on Wednesday at the West Campus gym.
This is an image of a jaguar walking through the Santa Rita Mountains in June 2013 which was capture by a motion sensor camera.
The United State Fish and Wildlife Service have captured images of a male jaguar and a male ocelot in the wild, in the Santa Rita Mountains.
A Tucson climber was found dead, hanging from a southern Arizona cliff in his climbing gear and covered with bee stings.
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Tuesday, September 30
An adult male jaguar and an adult male ocelot have been photographed in two separate Southern Arizona mountain ranges by automated wildlife monitoring cameras. The images were collected as part of the Jaguar Survey and Monitoring Project led by the University of Arizona. Both animals appear to be in good health.
The football team (1-10) cut into the New Mexico Military Institute’s lead in the second half but couldn’t grab it in the fourth as the Aztecs lost on Saturday 46-26 at Kino Stadium in the final game of the 2012 season.
Sen. Al Melvin was elected to a third term in the Arizona Senate Tuesday night, defeating Democrat Jo Holt for a seat in Legislative District 11, which was formerly District 26.
The football team (1-6) took on a few occasions in the first half but lost to No. 9 Snow College 45-14 on Saturday in Ephraim, UT. Snow College scored 36 unanswered points.
There are some important decisions facing voters come the Nov. 6 General Election, and one big race earning a lot of attention in the Northwest is between Democrat Nancy Young Wright, and Republican candidate Ally Miller who are seeking to replace Ann Day in District 1 of the Pima County Board of Supervisors.
The Augusta Resource Corporation, which is the company trying to open the controversial Rosemont Copper Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains east of Tucson, is pleased with a court ruling that worked in their favor last week.
With proper foresight and clear priorities, Marana Mayor Ed Honea said the Town has maintained a structurally balanced budget and encouraged sustainable economic growth.
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