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NBA All-Star Weekend

NBA All-Star Weekend

Max Becker, Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

Over the weekend of February 17-19th, the National Basketball Association hosted it's annual All-Star weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana.  It was originally supposed to be hosted in North Carolina, but commissioner Adam Silver chose to relocate due to their anti-LGBTQ bathroom laws. The festivities...

Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI

Jacob Hernandez, Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

2017's Super Bowl LI (51) was a great game with a surprising ending, and will be one for the history books. The two teams that made it to the Super Bowl were the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons who fought for the title of Super Bowl winners. The quarterbacks that led both teams were the...

Five Sahuaro Wrestlers Headed to State

Five Sahuaro Wrestlers Headed to State

Jessica Luna, Associate-Editor-In-Chief
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

On February 5, 2017, the Sahuaro wrestling team headed down to Flowing Wells to compete in sectionals. After hard work and pushing through pain, five wrestlers will be on their way down to Prescott on Feburary 10th and 11th to compete at State. The five wrestlers include Alex Enriquez, Armando Valenzia,...

Oregon Dismantles Arizona

Oregon Dismantles Arizona

Max Becker, Sports Editor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, February 4th, one the most anticipated match-ups in College Basketball  was set to take place in Matthew Knight Arena, in Eugene, Oregon. The Arizona Wildcats, 21-2 coming into Saturdays game, are widely regarded as one of the best teams in the nation, especially with their recent victory...

Coaches Vs. Cancer

Coaches Vs. Cancer

Giselle Enriquez, Editor-In-Chief
February 7, 2017
Filed under Sports

Each year the Sahuaro Basketball Team Program comes together to put on a huge benefit for The American Cancer Society. Sahuaro is enriched with traditions and annual events, Coaches Vs. Cancer being one of the most highly regarded. Cancer is a devastating disease that has affected all of us in one way...

Brielle Sterns Ranked in Top 100 AZ Athletes

Brielle Sterns Ranked in Top 100 AZ Athletes

Jessica Luna, Associate-Editor-in-Chief
January 26, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

According to Greg Hanson, an outstanding sports writer for Arizona Daily Star, Sahuaro High School Senior Brielle Sterns has been named the 37th athlete out of the top 100 for Southern Arizona. She was an all-state caliber player in volleyball last season and this track star even placed first in the...

Girls Soccer Review

Girls Soccer Review

Lily Merritt, Opinion Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Coach Kruszweski has coached another successful year of girl's Varsity soccer. The girls currently hold a 13-5-3 record, and are ranked ninth in the state. Coach Kruszweski has led his girls all the way through the Championship game of the Walden Grove Tournament, calling it the highlight of their season. As...

Sahuaro’s P.E. Choices for 2017-2018

Sahuaro’s P.E. Choices for 2017-2018

Daniella Mahler, reporter
January 25, 2017
Filed under Sports

High school can be intense and overwhelming for parents, students, and teachers. In order to graduate high school you must have successfully completed at least one Physical Education class. Although P.E. has such a bad reputation in high school, it can be a fun and exciting class. "All the teachers...

Sahuaro Vs. Salpointe @ McKale Center

Sahuaro Vs. Salpointe @ McKale Center

Max Becker, Sports Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

On January 16th, the Sahuaro Cougars and the Salpointe Lancers faced off in an instant classic in the historic McKale Center located on the U of A Campus. The Cougars (12-4) and the Lancers (13-6) both showed incredible heart and skill in the MLK Classic matchup, but it was Sahuaro's Brendan Gary...

Senior Varsity Basketball Player Elena Arriaga Scores Her 1,000th Point

Senior Varsity Basketball Player Elena Arriaga Scores Her 1,000th Point

Jocelyn Reeder, reporter
January 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Tuesday January 17th, Varsity Basketball player Elena Arriaga reached her goal by shooting her 1,ooo points. Two minutes into the game, Sahuaro Vs. Sunnyside,  she perfectly aimed a 3-shotter, getting the crowd on their feet and cheering for Arriaga's 1,000th point. The referees called a time-out...

Cheer Team Competes at State Level

Cheer Team Competes at State Level

Samantha Crowson, Reporter
January 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

What better way to start off 2017 than a cheer for Sahuaro! On Saturday, January 14th, our school cheer team went to State, earning an 8th place spot. Coach Kayla Bradley, a Sahuaro grad, stated, "I am proud of the girls no matter what place they take, ultimately it's improvement that matters to me." In...

Yordano Ventura/Andy Marte Killed On Same Day

Yordano Ventura/Andy Marte Killed On Same Day

Max Becker, Sports Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

In a strange and tragic coincidence, two separate Major League Baseball players died in two separate car accidents, both in the Dominican Republic, and both within hours of each other. Yordano Ventura, a pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, and crucial player in the 2016 World Series, died when his...

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