High School

The Oregon Trail: Many of Arizona’s top football prospects migrating to Pacific Northwest

Three of the top five high school players of the class of 2021 in Arizona, including Sahuaro's Jonah Miller, have signed with Oregon.

  Players back to practice after AIA reverses winter sports decision

Arizona high school sports winter season canceled due to pandemic

Arizona Interscholastic Association modifies start to winter sports season

From NFL to American Gladiator to firefighter, Hamilton’s Mark Tucker has found his calling

School districts pause sports programs in southern Arizona amid rising COVID-19 cases

Football game cancellations rampant among Arizona high schools as COVID-19 cases rise

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California high school athletes travel to Arizona to keep playing through COVID-19

High school winter sports season postponed by AIA

  Salpointe Catholic High School launches esports team

TUSD to move forward with full contact sports practices

AIA announces when high school sports can resume in Arizona

US: Transgender sports inclusion violates others’ rights

Bill passes Arizona House barring transgender people from female school sports

Arizona lawmakers are considering a bill that would bar transgender women and girls from playing on female school sports teams.

Sabino basketball teams split on state championship runs

Here are the results of the Sabino boys and girls basketball games at the ALA State Championships.

Salpointe boys basketball upsets top seed Peoria for state championship

The Lancers won their 11th game in a row and a state championship.

Sahuaro High School girls basketball falls to Seton Prep in state final

Seton claimed its 11th state title in its 70-40 win.

Arizona lawmakers hear bill to limit transgender students who play sports

What are those purple circles? Cupping therapy is popular recovery method in high school sports

Salpointe names Eric Rogers as new head football coach

Wildcats sign 12 on first day of early signing period

Salpointe Catholic names Todd Schulte as varsity football head coach

  High School Football: Week 2

Salpointe football coach to retire after season

Bene guided the Lancers to state championship in 2013.

  The Ridge picks apart The View

Ironwood Ridge beats Mountain View 21-7 in Matt Johnson's return

  Prep football is here

This will be the ninth year of the Coaches for Charity Kickoff Classic in Tucson.

  Mother Nature wins 2-0 on Opening Night

Bad weather banged both the high school football and UA Soccer season-openers

  CDO’s Rocker will miss prep opener

Canyon del Oro star running back Stevie Rocker suffered a leg injury in a pre-season scrimmage against Walden Grove.

Marks resigns from Nighthawks hoops and track

Questions surrounded why Le'Sean Marks is step away from the Nighthawks boys basketball program after just one season.

  Martinez ripped and ready for 2019

Blake Martinez showed off his baby daughter Kinsley on Tuesday as he reported for his 4th season as a linebacker for the Green Bay Packers.

  The turning point

For Ohio State's newest Buckeye Lathan Ransom, the journey to the top started at the very bottom.

  Bills continuing to test Tucson’s Levi Wallace

The Bills have brought in a pair of veteran cornerbacks to try and displace Tucson High grad Levi Wallace ('13) from his starting cornerback spot.

  Ex-Sabino Coach fights back against allegations that lost him baseball championship

One of his player’s parents wrote a letter to the Arizona Interscholastic Association alleging that the ex-Sabino High School baseball coach had broken the AIA laws.

Mother remembers Tucson High grad who died in Afghan War

It was a decision that Marsha Moon knew would come sooner or later. Her son, Christopher Moon, always wanted to be a part of something greater.

Former Tucson-area coach gets probation in sex crime case

Robert Forman II was an assistant volleyball coach at Ironwood Ridge High when a student claimed she was in a sexual relationship with him.

State championships won

State titles were waged on the track, in the field and on the tennis court this past weekend and Southern Arizona came back with a ton of hardware.

  So. Arizona softball teams still alive

7th seed Sabino reaches the 3A Final while top-seed Benson wins into the 2A Final Four.

  VB: Rincon’s season crashes and burns in 1st round

#16th seed Ironwood beat the top-seed Rangers 3-1 knocking Rincon-University out of the post-season in the first round.

  Baseball: Lancers beat Vista Grande again

Ian Ponce's RBI single in the 6th pushes Salpointe Catholic into the Conference 4A state semifinals.

  New stars emerge on Southern Arizona track scene

The Ironwood Ridge boys and Tucson girls stood at the top of the team podium when all was ran, jumped and thrown Saturday at the Southern Arizona Track and Field Championships.

  Ironwood Ridge grad Inclan finds home with Lobos

After sitting out her freshman season at Arizona, Jaclyn Inclan has found the court after transferring to New Mexico.

  Safford Police requesting charges for CDO wrestler who assaulted Salpointe coach

Detectives are requesting charges against the 18-year-old CDO wrestler who attacked a Salpointe coach last month.

Nogales, Marana high school place in national cheer and dance competitions

The Marana High School Dance Team and Nogales High School Cheerleading Team placed in state and national competitions.

  TUSD superintendent talks AIA punishment, magnet schools

The head of southern Arizona's largest school district is not proud of the fact a Tucson Unified school violated an AIA policy, but Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo is pleased with the way Sabino High School administrators handled the investigation.

  STATE: Only The Gregory School prevails

The Hawks win their second state boys hoops title while the Pusch Ridge boys and Baboquivari girls were denied their firsts.

  HOOPS: Only one moves on

Five Tucson-area teams went to Phoenix Friday looking for a spot in the state championship game, only Pusch Ridge Christian Academy prevailed.

  GIRLS: Lancers own title on an own goal

Salpointe Catholic beats Catalina Foothills 2-1 to win 7th state championship in girls soccer.

  UPDATE: AIA places Sabino HS girls basketball on probation

This removes Sabino from the 3A postseason.

  GIRLS: Sahuaro out shoots Pueblo

Alyssa Brown had a double-double with 32 points and 14 rebounds as the Cougars knock off the Warriors 69-54.

  Sunnyside, Walden Grove walk away with state wrestling titles

Two southern Arizona schools locked down state titles at the Arizona Interscholastic Association wrestling championships Saturday, Feb. 9.

  The Lancer ladies know a thing or 8 about winning state

The Salpointe Catholic girls athletic program has produced eight state championships over the last three school years.

  GIRLS: Nighthawks win comes at a cost

Ironwood Ridge beat Agua Fria 4-0 to open the Conference 5A state tournament but in the process may have loss star forward Bella Santavicca to injury.

  AIA violation forces Amphi to forfeit five games

An AIA violation has forced the Amphitheater High School boy's soccer team to forfeit five games from their regular season schedule.

  TUSD holding training sessions for coaches after AIA violations

The Tucson Unified School District taking a time out to train coaches and student-athletes on the rules of the game.

  UPDATE: Safford PD looking into brawl after high school wrestler appears to attack coach

Salpointe assistant coach said to be OK

Mountain View H.S. Special Olympics Basketball Team earns Bronze at Special Olympics USA games

Unified Sports provides students of all ability levels to practice and compete in multiple sports where they play as equals; showcasing true diversity, acceptance, and sportsmanship.

  PREPS: Pusch Ridge splits with Valley Christian

In a battle of ranked teams on both sides, the 11th ranked Lions' girls team beat the #13 Trojans 40-37 while the 2nd ranked PRCA boys lost 48-35 to #5 Valley Christian.

  McDonald’s could come calling for Tanque Verde’s Orange

Tanque Verde forward Nikya Orange is one of four Arizona hoopsters nominated for selection to the McDonald's All-American game

SOURCE: Matt Johnson to coach Mountain View Football

Mountain View High School will hire state championship football coach Matt Johnson to run the Mountain Lions program

  BOYS: Sunnyside and Amphi lead boys soccer rankings

The Blue Devils are the top ranked team in Conference 6A while the Panthers are ranked 2nd in 4A

  OG’s: Original grapplers

40 years ago this season a wrestling dynasty was born on Tucson's south side

  High school ref fired after allegedly asking Tucson team for green cards

The remark was reportedly made by a referee to the coach of the Pueblo High School freshman basketball team before their game Tuesday at Walden Grove High School in Sahuarita.

Ex-Cardinal Duncan leaves radio to focus on cancer fight

Former St. Louis Cardinals slugger Chris Duncan is taking permanent leave from his radio career to focus on his battle with brain cancer

  SOCCER: Amphi’s amped over 9-0 start

Joslain Witandayi scored a pair of goals as the Panthers continued their hot start to the season with a 5-1 victory over Casa Grande

  GIRLS HOOPS: Ironwood Ridge beats Nogales for a 9-1 start

The Nighthawks open section play by knocking off the Apaches 63-41

  OVERTIME: Gold football trophy eludes Lancers

Saguaro proves to tough in the second half and pulls away from Salpointe Catholic for a 42-16 victory

  OVERTIME: Let’s do it again

Salpointe Catholic and Saguaro meet for 2nd straight year to decide football title

Standout forward Zeke Nnaji commits to Wildcats

Sean Miller picked up another big-time recruit Friday, Nov. 23, when forward Zeke Nnaji committed to play for the Wildcats.

  OVERTIME: No doubt about it

Salpointe Catholic blows out Sahuaro 53-6 to earn rematch with Scottsdale Saguaro

OVERTIME: Salpointe Catholic wins 4A semifinal; Sabino one win from state title game

There are only a few games left in the high school football season but southern Arizona is guaranteed to have at least one team in a state title game.

  OVERTIME: Sahuaro runs rough shod over Seton Catholic

The Cougars roll up 539 yards rushing on their way to a 63-18 win over the Sentinels

  OVERTIME: Second-round playoff results, highlights

The second round of the high school football playoffs featured five teams from the Tucson area.

  OVERTIME: Cienega stays perfect against Marana

Terrell Hayward rushed for 306 yards and three touchdowns as the Bobcats moved to 8-0 all-time against the Tigers

  OVERTIME: First-round playoff results, highlights and more

Southern Arizona is well represented in the high school football playoffs as 12 teams from our area are vying for state titles.

Kinsler gets his ring

Tucson’s Ian Kinsler rides the Red Sox wave to a World Series title

WHO’S IN? High school football playoff pairings released

The Arizona high school football playoff pairings have been released.

  OVERTIME: Walden Grove heads to state with five-game win streak

The Red Wolves in their seventh season of existence will head to the state playoffs for the second time

  OVERTIME: Week 11 high school football results, highlights and more

We made it, the final week of the high school football regular season in southern Arizona.

  OVERTIME: Seventh straight win for surging Sabino

Sabercats' defense dominated Sahuarita with six sacks and an interception

  OVERTIME: Week 10 high school football results, highlights and more

Week 10 of the high school football season is in the books and it was a doozy.

Douglas High football forced to forfeit wins

Doulgas High School forfeits all wins for the season due to AIA violations