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Damon Robledo- A Search For Balance

Damon Robledo- A Search For Balance

Alexzander (AJ) Braaten, Reporter

October 28, 2020

Damon Robledo, senior, has received multiple DIII scholarships to play football for universities across the country, most notably in Nebraska, Arkansas, Washington and Iowa. Being a student in 2020 is hard enough for... obvious reasons, then keeping up healthy social relationships at the same time...

Nothing’s Holding The Sahuaro Football Team Back This Year

The team practicing while social distancing.

Alex Herman, Reporter

October 23, 2020

The hardworking, committed, and determined football team has already returned for a new season this year, but what does it look like for them and how is it different now? Sahuaro's football team has been in game and focused for "about a month" now, but it hasn't been as simple. Senior football player,...

Why USWNT Players Should Have a Pay Increase

Why USWNT Players Should Have a Pay Increase

Lia Ghirardi, Reporter

October 23, 2020

Some people call it futbol and others call it soccer; either way it is a beautiful game. The pay difference... not so pretty. The majority of men's soccer players get paid a way higher salary than women's soccer players. As a key example, the United States Women's National Team versus the men's team....

The NFL Preseason: A Necessary Evil

The NFL Preseason: A Necessary Evil

Alexzander (AJ) Braaten, Reporter

October 2, 2020

For years the NFLPA (AKA the national football league players association) has been up front about their displeasure with the preseason games, and as of this year they've finally gotten their wish, partially due to Covid and partially due to the prolonged insistence from players. But now with injuries...

Serena Williams For The Win

Serena Williams For The Win

Gianni Martinez, Associate Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2020

From a 72-minute struggle in the first set to a lopsided second set where she did not lose a game, Serena Williams, a U.S. pro tennis player, wins the French Opener in Paris this weekend. "I just need to play with confidence," Williams said as an explanation for her slow start in the match, which unfolded...

The Golf-father of Sahuaro – Coach Lawwill

The Golf-father of Sahuaro - Coach Lawwill

Rowan Oxley, Editor

September 29, 2020

On Tuesday, September 23rd, Sahuaro's golf team had their first match of the season against two other teams at Randolph, the longest golf course in Tucson. Golf Coach Lawwill explains methods of how he used to train his players. With some sports teams, it's pretty hard to social distance. However, Coach...

Coach Handshoe Needs YOU!

Coach Handshoe Needs YOU!

Caleb Pearce-Huffman, Reporter

September 16, 2020

Out of curiosity and interest, I sent an email to the coach of Sahuaro High's cross country team, Kevin Handshoe. In this email, I asked him about his terrific team: when are their upcoming meets, how he's structured training, how he's kept in touch with his players. I asked how he's been, when his team...

Quinn Riley: The Queen of Soccer

Quinn Riley: The Queen of Soccer

Nousha Aldhefery, Associate Editor In Chief

September 16, 2020

Sahuaro's soccer player Quinn Riley can be described as many things: quirky, funny, but most of all, incredibly talented. She started playing soccer when she was 6-years-old, with inspirations like Rose Lavelle and the women on the USA team to keep her motivated. She has grown into a powerful woman thr...

Colin Kaepernick: But in Green

Colin Kaepernick: But in Green

Mario Reynaga, Reporter

September 11, 2020

After four years the "NFL" admitted they were wrong and are now supporting Colin Kaepernick against racial injustice. Not only that, but they're also going as far as telling other players in the NFL they're welcome to take a knee in order to help win the fight.  The young talented quarterback has not...

Fighting For Change

Fighting For Change

Caleb Pearce-Huffman, Reporter

September 11, 2020

In an interview with Sahuaro High School's volleyball player Tiana Cook, I asked about her opinion on changes to High School sports. Before our interview, I needed to learn how last year's volleyball season was held. Tryouts began one week into school, indoors, and lasted up to 3 days. Then, I discovered...

Ramiro Valencia: Sahuaro’s Next Superstar

Ramiro Valencia: Sahuaro’s Next Superstar

Malachi Hatfield, Reporter

September 11, 2020

Sahuaro might have a future basketball shaped star in junior Ramiro Valencia. Ramiro has attended Sahuaro all three years of high school. Despite only being a sophomore, last season he was the starting shooting guard for our JV basketball team. He's played for Sahuaro every year since his freshman year....

Welcome Back Sahuaro Volleyball!

Photo From Cesia Salazar

Lia Ghirardi, Reporter

September 10, 2020

Sports while virtual learning? Yes! Welcome back Sahuaro volleyball. Are you interested in playing this season? Here's what you should know. One of the junior varsity B team captains from last season, Cesia Salazar, came to the table with some helpful tips and info for new incoming players or if...

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