Football

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.

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

High school winter sports season postponed by AIA

  A waiting game: TUSD football might not return to the gridiron this fall

  Southern Arizona districts push back start date of high school sports

Salpointe names Eric Rogers as new head football coach

Continued Coverage

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

  The Ridge picks apart The View

  Prep football is here

  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.

  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

SOURCE: Matt Johnson to coach Mountain View Football

  OVERTIME: Gold football trophy eludes Lancers

  OVERTIME: Let’s do it again

  OVERTIME: No doubt about it

OVERTIME: Salpointe Catholic wins 4A semifinal; Sabino one win from 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: 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.

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.

BEAR DOWN: Bruins hold off fierce Wildcats' rally to win 31-30

Rhett Rodriguez got the start for an injured Khalil Tate Saturday night in the Arizona Wildcats' Pac-12 game at UCLA.

  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

  OVERTIME: Douglas gets back on their feet with win over Amphi

The Bulldogs end a two-game losing streak and keep their playoffs hopes alive

OVERTIME: 2018 week-by-week high school football schedule

The week-by-week high school football schedule for southern Arizona schools.

  OVERTIME: Sahuaro beats CDO by three touchdowns

Jakob Goerke scores three times as Cougars look to jump into Conference 4A Top 10

  OVERTIME: Week 8 results, highlights and more

Believe it or not, there are only a few weeks left of the high school football regular season. The good news is there are still plenty of great games to be played.

  OVERTIME: Buena is back! Colts beat Marana 41-28

The Colts turned four takeaways into four touchdowns and a road win

  OVERTIME: Week 7 results, highlights and more

Week 7 featured 15 high school football games in the Tucson area, including several high-profile match-ups.

  OVERTIME: No Bijan, No Mario, No problem for Lancers

Dae han Chang runs for three touchdowns in 27-3 Salpointe Catholic win

  OVERTIME: Week 6 high school football results, photos and highlights

It’s a great week to be a high school football fan.

  OVERTIME: Nighthawks run into championship buzzsaw

Defending 5A state champion Peoria Centennial comes to Tucson and beats up on Ironwood Ridge 55-7.

  OVERTIME: Week 5 high school football results

Believe it or not, it is Week 5 of the high school football season.

  OVERTIME: Nogales' dominance over Rio Rico is real

The Apaches are 11-0 in their all-time series against the Hawks.

OVERTIME: Week 4 high school football results

Week 4 of the high school football season featured 12 games in the Tucson area.

  OVERTIME: Marana’s offense ignites late for a 35-20 win over Foothills

The Tigers scored 26 second half points to hold back a pesky Falcons squad.

  OVERTIME: Week 3 high school football results, highlights and photos

The high school football season continued this week with a whole slew of games in southern Arizona.

OVERTIME: Weather plays havoc with Week 2 of high school football season

The high school football season kicked into high gear this week with almost every southern Arizona team set to play.

  #KOLDOT: Week 1 notebook

Here are a few nuggets and takeaways from the first week of the high school football season in Southern Arizona.

  OVERTIME: Special teams key in Flowing Wells victory

Canyon del Oro had no kicking game and it cost them in a 38-37 loss to the Caballeros.

  OVERTIME: Pick six sparks 42-14 season-opening win for Ironwood Ridge

Max Vernon picked off a Hayden Parson pass and returned it 25 yards for a touchdown to spark the Nighthawks in their 2018 opening game.

OVERTIME: Week 1 high school football results

The high school football season begins this week with a handful of games involving teams from southern Arizona.

IRHS golfer Jarrod Johnson wins second JGAA event

Ironwood Ridge senior Jarrod Johnson won the IHOP Classic last weekend to go along with his April victory in the Tucson Spring Classic.

Coaches for Charity kicks off high school football

The Eighth Annual Coaches for Charity Kickoff Classic is the official start of high school football season in Southern Arizona.

  KELLY: Too early for concern on The Ridge

So. Arizona prep football power Ironwood Ridge will attempt in 2018 to make the playoffs for a 16th straight season.

Back to School: Tucson HS prepares football players for heat, concussion prevention

Triple-digit temperatures are expected this week and that means football players have to ease into practicing in full gear.

Levi Wallace faces another up hill climb in the NFL

Tucson's Levi Wallace will report to Buffalo Bills Training Camp in two weeks to continue down what has become an unlikely road to the NFL.

Lancer ladies bring home yet another title

Salpointe Catholic won the 4A softball state championship Tuesday night to become the third Lancer girls' program to win a state title this school year.

Apaches Again

Nogales beats Catalina Foothills 3-2 to win a second straight Conference 4A baseball championship.

Sabino rallies to claim 3A baseball title

Top-seed Sabino fell behind 3-0 on Sahuarita but came back to win 6-4 claiming their school's first baseball title since 1997.

Local teams will face-off for diamond titles

Three state championships on the diamond this week will have a decidedly Southern Arizona flair.

#AZHSSB: Ironwood Ridge and Salpointe IN, Cienega must play again

Ironwood Ridge Softball is back in the Conference 5A state title game while reigning champion Cienega is pushed to the brink of elimination.

Foothills and Nogales inch closer to baseball title tilt

No. 2 seed Catalina Foothills beat Phoenix St. Mary's 2-1 while Nogales took down Sunrise Mountain 6-0 ending the Mustangs 17-game win streak.

Flowing Wells wins 1st baseball playoff game in 11 years

The 3rd-seed Caballeros beat visiting Gilbert Williams Field 4-1 Saturday to advance in the Conference 5A state baseball tournament.

Bobcats and Badgers are best on the track

The Cienega Boys and Tucson High Girls emerged victorious from Southern Arizona Track and Field Championships.

Nogales keeps top dog status with win over Foothills

Defending champion Nogales beats Catalina Foothills 8-1 to win the 4A Kino Region title and claim the #1 seed in the state tournament.

BB: Sabercats shutout Lions and now wait for state run

Sabino finishes the regular season at 25-3 but the Conference 3A state tournament doesn't start for another 15 days.

BB: Falcons beat Lancers; set up rematch with Nogales

#2 Catalina Foothills beat 7th ranked Salpointe Catholic 12-3 Wednesday night to set up a Friday night section title showdown with the #1 Apaches

BOYS: Sahuaro Volleyball wins The View Invitational

9th ranked Sahuaro outlasted Conference 5A top-ranked Mountain View 2-1 (25-22, 18-25, 15-11) Saturday afternoon to win The View Invitational.

SB: Lancers walk-off with Badger Classic title

Yannira Acuna's single in the bottom of the seventh led Salpointe Catholic to a 3-2 win over Sabino and a tenth straight win.

Warriors, Lancers and Hawks to play for state titles

The #2 seed Pueblo girls and the 11th-seeded Salpointe Catholic boys will both play in the Conf. 4A state championship game.

'Overtime' high school football scores - playoffs

Complete second round playoff scores

Playoffs - Week 13 scores

High school football playoff scores from Week 13

Playoffs - Week 12 scores

High school football playoff scores from Week 12 (Quarterfinals)

Salpointe Catholic defeats Deer Valley 55-7

The Lancers scored early and often as they have done all season, ending the game only when Salpointe intercepted a Deer Valley pass in the end zone.

Playoffs - Week 11 scores

High school football playoff scores from Week 11

Ironwood Ridge QB Williams narrows college choices

Tyler Williams told rivals.com he's considering Yale, Air Force and Army. He has been recruited heavily by San Diego State, Colorado South Dakota State as well.

Santa Rita football must forfeit 7 games

A self reported violation to the Arizona Interscholastic Association could mean no state playoffs for the team with an 8-1 record.