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Arnold Palmer Used to Say, ‘You must play boldly to win’

Arnold Palmer Used to Say, ‘You must play boldly to win’

Evan Schubert
September 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Arnold Daniel Palmer passed away this past Sunday, September 25, 2016. His legacy would have been more than sufficient after his seven major championships and decades of dominance in a sport that used to be unreachable to middle and lower class citizens. Palmer’s charisma headlined the beginning of ...

Girls Volleyball Wins Invitational Undefeated

Girls Volleyball Wins Invitational Undefeated

Jacob Hernandez, Reporter
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

Sahuaro’s Girls Varsity Volleyball team won this year’s TUSD invitational for the third time in a row.  The invitational was held at Palo Verde on September 2nd and 3rd. The semifinal matches were played against Rincon and University High. The final match was against Sabino. Sahuaro won that...

Freshman Football Gets Diversified

Freshman Football Gets Diversified

Max Becker, Sports Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

Sierra Garbarino is stepping from the sideline to the 50-yard line. Sierra, a freshman, is the only current female on the 2016-2017 Freshman Football team. She recently graduated from Magee Middle School, and has been a cheerleader for the past 10 years. She claims that while she was on the sideline...

Cougar XC Quest For State

Cougar XC Quest For State

Evan Schubert, News Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

Sahuaro Cross Country is an almost 50-year old tradition that has existed since the school’s beginning. A long list of talented and devoted runners headline multiple seasons of highly competitive teams, chasing continuous post-season appearances and knocking off top rivalries such as Sabino, Buena...

DeAndre Ayton Soon to Be a Wildcat

DeAndre Ayton Soon to Be a Wildcat

Max Becker, Sports Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

DeAndre Ayton, the No. 1 Class of 2017 High School recruit in the nation, has just committed to play basketball for the University of Arizona. He currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona and attends Hillcrest Prep High School. This news was met with mixed feelings for Wildcats fans, as many top overall...

Four Paralympians Run 1500m Faster than Rio Olympic Winner

Four Paralympians Run 1500m Faster than Rio Olympic Winner

Lukas VanProosdy, Reporter
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

Four runners finished with times faster than the Olympic Gold Medal winner, Matthew Centrowitz Jr.  The Rio 2016 Paralympians are all visually-impaired, disqualifying them from racing in the Olympics.  And they weren’t using blades or any devices unavailable to Olympic athletes.  The four men finished the...

Athletes “Taking Stand” by Kneeling

Athletes “Taking Stand” by Kneeling

Caleb Loya, Reporter
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

San Francisco quarterback Collin Kaepernick refused to stand during the National Anthem in a pre-season game. He said, "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color, to me this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my...

Coach Chandler Changing Baseball Fields

Coach Chandler Changing Baseball Fields

Max Becker, Sports Editor
September 1, 2016
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Sahuaro and Sabino is undoubtedly one of the fiercest rivalries in Tucson. Every sporting event between the two schools turns into a dramatic affair, with both sides showing undying school spirit and pride.  As a result, the games tend to draw a bigger crowd than the schools themselves, as curious...

Why You Should Join Cross Country

Why You Should Join Cross Country

Nora Thompson, Cougart Editor
September 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

It's 100 degrees out, humid and sunny, yet despite the torrid, unrelenting sun pounding down, the Cross Country team puts on their running shoes on and hits the pavement. There’s a lot of misconceptions about the sport cross country, and most of them are about the whole ‘running’ thing. Don'...

The Arizona Baseball Torch Has Been Passed

The Arizona Baseball Torch Has Been Passed

Evan Schubert, Co-News Editor
September 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

Sixteen College World Series appearances. Eight National Championship appearances.  Four National Titles. The Arizona coaching job is unarguably among the elite. This position withholds the credit for the heavy hitting ‘76 squad, the untouchable ‘86 team led by chip Hale, Scott Engle and all of...

Freshman Football Worth Every Minute

Freshman Football Worth Every Minute

Caleb Loya, Reporter
September 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

The very first few days of attending practices were rough, with the hot sun shining on our backs, and the sun reflecting off the sweat on foreheads from a distance. But with the help of the motivation from the coaches, anything can be accomplished. The coaches are Coach Patterson and Coach Levi....

The Kruszewskis Live Together and Coach Together

The Kruszewskis Live Together and Coach Together

Baileigh Fidler, Reporter
September 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

This is Coach Kruszewski's 4th year coaching Sahuaro High School's swim team. The team this year is the biggest team Sahuaro has had in many seasons, with a whopping 59 swimmers on the team. With so many swimmers, all at different expertise levels, Coach K could not do it alone. Enter Head Coach Mrs....

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