High schools across Tucson’s north side are back in action. Here’s a breakdown of the recent trials, tribulations and success of the teams in the Tucson Local Media territory.
The Canyon del Oro girls basketball team stared down the blinding lights of McKale Center Monday morning and went toe-to-toe with one of the city’s best programs.
Two perennial powers traded figurative blows on the hardwood Tuesday night when Salpointe Catholic and Catalina Foothills met in midtown Tucson. The two teams, who last met in last year’s 4A state semifinal, played a 32-minute slugfest in front of a frenzied sellout crowd, with the Lancers c…
Two high schools on Tucson’s north side will be looking for new coaches for their football programs after resignations were announced last week.
High schools across Tucson’s north side are back from winter break, and their athletics teams are back in action. Here’s a breakdown of the recent trials, tribulations and success of the teams in the Tucson Local Media territory.
The Pusch Ridge Christian Academy Lions’ boys basketball team delivered a message to the rest of the state Thursday evening in the form of a 32-minute tour de force against rival Sabino to improve to 14-2 for the season. They beat the Sabercats, 69-57.
As with the boys squads, it’s now the unofficial start of the second-half of the girls basketball season at the high school level, with teams starting up after the long winter break.
Longtime Ironwood Ridge High School football coach Matt Johnson announced his resignation via his personal Facebook account the morning of Thursday, Jan. 10.
We’ve officially put a new calendar up on the wall, with a new year and a clean slate for local teams to make a name for themselves in their respective sports.
Mountain View High School boys basketball coach Corey Duck had a simple message for his team ahead of their road clash with Rincon/University High School Tuesday night: Do whatever it takes to grind out a win.
It’s now to the unofficial second half of the boys basketball season, with high school teams from across the state returning to the hardwood through the week.
On Saturday, Jan. 5, the Oro Valley Lacrosse Club hosted its annual Oro Valley Holiday Classic Lacrosse Tournament, at Naranja Park. More than 20 teams from across Arizona attended, with families cheering on both boys and girls teams all day long.
It was the best of times, followed by the worst of times for the Arizona basketball last Thursday night—though the Wildcats ultimately weathered a storm of their own creation in McKale Center.
The Tucson Roadrunners professional hockey team is on track to qualify for the American Hockey League’s postseason for the second consecutive season, should they continue their current trend.
With the holiday season behind us, it’s not uncommon to gain three to eight pounds. Let’s be honest. We really don’t prepare ourselves for all the social and family gatherings. As the holidays are a time for giving, we have a tendency to forget about ourselves until January, and then we make…
Katie Jeffers fought through past a Rincon/University defender a few yards from the Rangers goal, spearing a bouncing ball into the back of the oversized white goal to her right.
The football season just ended in Tucson, but the specifics of next year's schedule are already known, with the Pac-12 releasing the full schedules for each member on Tuesday.
The fourth annual NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl lineup was announced Sunday, with Arkansas State University and the University of Nevada-Reno squaring off in the Old Pueblo.
A boisterous crowd of students in blue and silver on one side and green and gold on the other bellowed through the night inside the cozy confines of the gym at Ironwood Ridge High School.
A handful of green-clad teenagers sprint through a series of conditioning drills inside the white-painted walls of Canyon del Oro’s gymnasium on an unseasonably warm November afternoon. The young women are preparing themselves for the three-month basketball season, doing what’s necessary to …
The tide of Tuesday’s boys basketball clash between the Catalina Foothills Falcons and Mountain View Lions was dictated by Falcons shooting of guards Carson James and Hayden Moser. The pair teamed up to thwart the Lions on their home court, with James scoring 24 points, while Moser led all s…
A line of fresh-faced boys in matching white jerseys impatiently sit on the courtside bleachers on a Friday afternoon. These young men make up this year’s Canyon del Oro boys basketball team, and they’re ready to get their pictures taken and get the day’s practice underway.
Josh Pollack lined up a 45-yard field goal in the waning seconds of last Saturday’s Territorial Cup rivalry game against Arizona State with a shot at immorality. The fifth-year senior kicker, who made each of his first four attempts against the Sun Devils, needed to hit the long field goal t…
Stationed in the middle of a fray of teenagers in alternating white and blue tank tops racing up and down the floor of the auxiliary gym at Ironwood Ridge High School is first-year Nighthawks coach Le’Sean Marks, who has a stopwatch in one hand and a whistle in the other.
Welcome to the offseason of the high school football calendar, where players, coaches and fans can all take a deep breath and fondly remember the highs and lows of the season that was.
The once-packed austere stadium tucked inside the tilt-up subdivisions of Vail whittled down to a pack of stray players and coaches last Friday night.