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Endgame: Track Edition

Endgame: Track Edition

Nathalia Valdez, Social Media & Communications

May 2, 2019


Filed under Sports

Every year a select few Track athletes are invited to Last Chance at Desert Vista High School (Phoenix AZ) were it's literally their last chance to make it to State. However, some athletes (like Trey White-Austin and Kira Montgomery) have already qualified for State. Long jump qualifiers inc...

Sahuaro Lost Our Own Hall of Famer

Sahuaro Lost Our Own Hall of Famer

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Sahuaro lost a great one on April 23. Dick McConnell, Sahuaro's long time basketball coach, died in Phoenix at the age of 89. Dick McConnell left behind more than titles and a gym named after him. He left behind all the people's lives he had touched. Dick McConnell was more than a coach, he was a mentor...

The Cardinals are Now on the Clock

The Cardinals are Now on the Clock

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

With the first pick of the 2019 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals selected quarterback Kyler Murray. He comes from the University of Oklahoma, and was heavily in the news prior to the draft. He was still debating whether he wanted to pursue football or baseball. He was drafted by the Oakland Athletics,...

Is He Back? Tiger Woods Wins His 15th Major!

Is He Back? Tiger Woods Wins His 15th Major!

Caleb Pendleton, Op-Ed Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

Tiger Woods shows his worth once again.  After keeping up with the competition at Augusta National, Tiger Woods pulls of his 5th Masters win and his 15th Major win years after falling from grace. Tiger has not won a Major for 11 years nor a Masters for 14 years. The person with the Highest amount o...

Harpers and Albies: Money Talks

Harpers and Albies: Money Talks

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Sports

Bryce Harper of the Philadelphia Phillies was all about the money this off-season, as all he wanted was to be the highest paid player in all of professional sports. He signed a 13-year, 330 million dollar deal. His former team, the Nationals, offered him a lengthy contract worth almost 500 million. but...

Trump ends MLB/Cuba Baseball Deal

Trump ends MLB/Cuba Baseball Deal

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

An Obama-era deal that was made to make it easier for baseball players in Cuba to come to the U.S. to play, has been ended by U.S. President Donald Trump. The deal was made with MLB, the Cuban government, and the Cuban Baseball Federation to "prevent human trafficking, encourage cooperation, and elevate the...

Senior Spotlight: The Relentless Running Ronnie

Senior Spotlight: The Relentless Running Ronnie

Nathalia Valdez, Social Media & Communications

April 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Distance running isn't for anybody, it takes a lot of time, effort, and dedication. Many people join the track team because their friends make them, but soon realize it's the sport for them. Ronald Sabatino (Ronnie), currently a senior at Sahuaro High School, started track nearly four years ago and in...

Shockers from Opening Day

Shockers from Opening Day

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

This season, Opening Day started earlier than it has in history, starting this year on March 28. With the early predictions coming and the two biggest free agents finally signed, the season is full of high hopes and big expectations. However, there were some major shocks to start the season. Bryce Harper, newly signed by the Phillies, went 0-4 in his first game with the Ph...

Gronk Retires

Gronk Retires

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

After a 9-year NFL career and 3 Super Bowl Championships, Patriots Tight End and former University of Arizona star, Rob Gronkowski has decided to retire. He ends his career with 521 receptions for 7861 yards and 79 TD in 115 games played. Rob Gronkowski nicknamed "Gronk" was plagued by several injuries...

What Does Kingsley Ugwu Not Do?

What Does Kingsley Ugwu Not Do?

Alyssa Urff, Sahuaro News Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

"One does not simply go into feast mode," laughs Sahuaro track star. Senior, Kingsley Ugwu, enters his tenth year of Track and Field shaking up the 2018-2019 season. Currently, he holds first place for Sahuaro's division in both the discus and shot put events. Kingsley has been doing track and field since he was in elementary school. Now, Kingsley throws 160' ...

First Track Invitational

First Track Invitational

Nathalia Valdez, Social Media & Communications

March 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On an interesting March morning, Sahuaro track athletes got into a bus and were on their way to Queen Creek to compete in their first Track Invitational of the season. Track events The events of the meet included 3200m, 100 hurdles, 100m run, 1600m run, 400 relay, 400 run, 300m hurdles, 800 run, 200m run, 3200m...

Senior Spotlight: Anthony Doherty

Senior Spotlight: Anthony Doherty

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

Q: How long have you been playing baseball for? A: I have been playing for 14 years. Q: Have you received any offers from schools? A: Yes from Dakota Wesleyan University in South Dakota, the aim of their school is baseball and they are trying to get the people who play for them to go to a D1 s...

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