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Canyon Del Oro and Ironwood Ridge will not have any of their team sports competing Division I. The two schools successfully appealed down in 11 sports.
The Catalina Foothills girls soccer team is just one win away from their sixth straight state championship game after beating Agua Fria 7-1 in the quarterfinals of the Division II state soccer championships.
Three area schools made appeals Thursday to the Arizona Interscholastic Association to change their divisional placements. Although CDO, Ironwood Ridge and Catalina Foothills wanted a large number of teams moved to lower divisions, the result of the appeals were mixed.
The state soccer playoffs begin this week and five area teams qualified for the state soccer playoffs in Division II and III, three of whom won their sectional titles.
On Jan. 20 the Arizona Interscholastic Association unveiled the initial division placement for schools and team sports for the next three school years, but those new placements are hardly set in stone. In addition to the normal appeals process, the AIA informed schools on Friday that they would be looking over the data one more time to make sure the placements were correct and some changes were made Monday morning.
After taking the weekend to review the data, the AIA announced new, revised Divisional placements for all team sports for the next three seasons, beginning next season. The placements are tentative as there is still an appeal process.
The AIA announced new Divisional placements for all team sports for the next three seasons, beginning next season. The placements are tentative as their is still an appeal process.
On Tuesday the Arizona Interscholastic Association unveiled the initial division placement for schools and team sports for the next three school years.
The 2014 fall sports season has come to a close for teams on the Northwest side. Multiple state titles were won, winning streaks were had and records were broken. Here are the best of the best, your All-Northwest selections.
Wednesday morning was the last day of the early signing period for high school athletes to sign National Letters of Intent with four-year NCAA colleges. Five Ironwood Ridge athletes made it official with a signing day ceremony at the high school.
Ironwood Ridge fell 3-1 to Sunnyslope in the Division II state championship game on Wednesday night. For the Vikings it is their seventh state title.
A number of Northwest area athletes have committed to play their sports at the college level. Wednesday was the first day they could sign Letters of Intent/
CDO’s Bridgette Doucet won the individual and Catalina Foothills won the girls team Division II state Cross Country championship on Saturday.
The Ironwood Ridge girls volleyball team will play for the Division II state championship against No. 2 Sunnyslope.
After beating Flowing Wells 3-0 on Tuesday night, the CDO girls volleyball team has one more game left and has to hope that teams ranked above them lose.
Two local football teams clinched sectional titles and the automatic playoff bids that come with them.
Catalina Foothills dealt CDO’s playoff hopes a major blow with a 3-0 volleyball win on Tuesday night. The loss dropped the Dorados to No. 17 in the state with just a single game remaining.
(NAPSI)—Sergeant First Class Michael D. Smith’s severe injuries sustained in a 2011 hit-and-run accident ultimately led to the loss of his right arm, but his optimism never wavered. Recovering at the Warrior Transition Battalion (WTB) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Smith worked toward one goal: remain in the Army for 20 years. Three years later, Smith became the first above-the-elbow amputee to return to active duty.
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.