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Sahuaro Softball Makes State

Sahuaro Softball Makes State

Max Becker, Sports Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

After a tremendous season, our lady Cougars Softball season unfortunately came to an end in the championship game. The game was played Monday, May 15th on the Arizona State University softball field as part of the 2017 AIA Softball State Championships. Sahuaro matched up against fellow Tucson school,...

2017 NFL Draft Highlights

2017 NFL Draft Highlights

Max Becker, Sports Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

On April 27th, 2017, team executives, hopeful players, families, and fans gathered outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art for the 82nd annual National Football League Draft. It is at this event that young college hopefuls wait for their name to be selected to one of the thirty-two prestigious NFL Franchises....

Summer Football Camp 2017 Is Starting

Summer Football Camp 2017 Is Starting

Jocelyn Reeder, reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

Summer Football camp is starting! If you love to play football and want to get more skills, then read on.  Camp runs from May 30th- June 2nd. The coaching staff and football players from Sahuaro High School invite all of you to join. Coaches who have coached at the collegiate level, played at the...

Sahuaro Olympics

Sahuaro Olympics

Haydee Pedersoli, Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

On Saturday, May 13th, Sahuaro High School will be hosting it's first Olympics from 9am to 1pm. Admission is $7 per person, and those interested in participating can either be in teams of 5-10, or sign up as a "free agent." Pizza, Eegees, water and Gatorade will be provided. The individual events...

Botkin Takes the Wheel as New A.D.

Botkin Takes the Wheel as New A.D.

Lukas VanProosdy, Reporter
May 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Good and bad news everyone! The bad news is, students will not be able to pick Driver's Ed. as a class next year - it's not being offered, but the good news is, it's not gone forever. Admin supports the class and current class room and simulators are going to stay intact. The reasons why Driver's Ed....

The 4-1-1 on Cheer Tryouts

The 4-1-1 on Cheer Tryouts

Samantha Valdez, Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

From May 16th through the 19th, Cheer tryouts held by Coach Kayla will take place after school. Have you ever wondered what does it take to be cheerleader? For those girls who are planning on trying out, here is the guide book for what Coach Kayla is looking for in the next cheerleaders. Coach Kayla...

Sahuaro Signing Day 2k17 – Ten Athletes Commit

Sahuaro Signing Day 2k17 – Ten Athletes Commit

Max Becker, Sports Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Wednesday, April 19th, students, parents, teachers, and coaches gathered in the Career Center to celebrate as ten of our Sahuaro Seniors officially sign to their respective colleges to pursue their athletic dreams. The ceremonies began with our Athletic Director, Sandy Novak, giving a short speech...

USA Women’s Hockey Strikes For Equal Pay

USA Women’s Hockey Strikes For Equal Pay

Balee Brown, Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Women’s Hockey World Championship begins on March 31 in Plymouth, Michigan. The USA Women's Hockey Team's 23 players threatened to boycott the championship, due to the various fair pay issues that have been plaguing the sport for years. The USA Women’s Team, who have won gold in six of the last...

Mountain View Volleyball Invitational

Mountain View Volleyball Invitational

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Sahuaro boys Varsity Volleyball took 4th place in the Mountain View Invitational. This tournament was on the 31st of March and carried over to the 1st of April. It was a double elimination tournament. On Friday the boys played against: Millennium: 2-0 Amphitheater: 2-0 Canyon Del Oro: 2-0 The...

North Carolina Takes The W

North Carolina Takes The W

Giselle Enriquez, Editor-In-Chief
April 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

The March Madness craziness finally led up to the nail-biting race between No. 1 seeds Gonzaga and North Carolina, with North Carolina taking home the win. For the first time ever, Arizona was the host of the 2017 championship, with the average price of attendance being $536 due to the high demand. The...

Athlete Spotlight: Kaylen Fox

Athlete Spotlight: Kaylen Fox

Nora Thompson, Cougart Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

"Heck yeah I can keep up, I'm Kaylen! Who do you think I am?" says senior track athlete, Kaylen Fox, otherwise know as "Foxtail" by her teammates and friends, referring to a time when she didn't listen to the cross country coach and got lost. This year Fox is beginning her 3rd and final year of Sahuaro...

Varsity Baseball Starts Season With New Head Coach Darren Blakely

Varsity Baseball Starts Season With New Head Coach Darren Blakely

Jocelyn Reeder, reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Sahuaro's baseball season has started and the Team Rosters are posted. The team recently got a new coach, Darren Blakely. Coach Blakely played professional baseball for 11 years, reaching AAA. He played for the Angels, Yankees, Padres, and White Sox. Originally from Amityville, NY, Blakely grew up...

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