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Sahuaro Crushes Cancer

Sahuaro Crushes Cancer

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Sports

Sahuaro Girls Basketball played in the sixth annual Coaches vs Cancer basketball game against Catalina Foothills on Thursday January 17. The event had a silent auction which included many items including a Valentine’s Day basket, Barbecue basket, Avon basket, Bath basket, a Fitbit, A Wildcat Fan Dream...

Ronaldo Rape Case Reopened

Ronaldo Rape Case Reopened

Amanda Mourelatos, Associate Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2019


Filed under Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo, the 33-year-old soccer superstar on Juventus, is being accused of rape by an American woman from Las Vegas named Kathryn Mayorga, a former model, and schoolteacher. It's said that they met at a hotel in 2009, where Cristiano allegedly "raped" her. She said she has his sperm on her dr...

Clemson Stuns Alabama Again

Clemson Stuns Alabama Again

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

What was supposed to be a game for the ages, turned out to be a massive blowout as the Clemson Tigers routed the Alabama Crimson Tide on Monday January 7th. Clemson quarterback Trevor  Lawrence was pretty much flawless as he was 20-32 with 347 yards and three touchdowns. With the victory over Alabama, Clem...

Top 2018 Sports Moments

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

2018 was definitely the biggest year of sports in a long time. From scandals to underdogs winning it all, this was not the year to look away from the sports world. All throughout the year, it was almost as if everyday something was happening. Now that 2018 is over, we can reflect over the major moments...

Coach McKee Wins Coach of the Year

Coach McKee Wins Coach of the Year

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year Sahuaro football head coach, Scott McKee, who has been coaching for 18 years, won Coach of the Year for the 2018 football season. Coach McKee says it's a "great honor for him", but he gives credit to "the team and the leadership of the seniors." He's humble and does not take any credit for...

Diamondbacks Officially Begin Rebuild

Diamondbacks Officially Begin Rebuild

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

For all of last season there were questions surrounding Arizona Diamondbacks star pitcher Patrick Corbin. He was a free agent after the 2018 MLB season and he was available to any teams who wanted him. With the season he had last year, I thought that the Diamondbacks would make a heavy push to keep him...

Best Names in Baseball: Where Will They Sign

Best Names in Baseball: Where Will They Sign

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

The first month after baseball season ends is normally pretty slow. Teams give qualifying offers to the players who are about to be free agents and most of the time they are declined. But December is when things get interesting; especially with this year's free agent class. With names like Bryce Harper,...

Running Their Way To State

Running Their Way To State

Alyssa Urff, Sahuaro News Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Any athlete's dream is to be the best or to get somewhere far in their athletic career. Well, that's exactly what these two Cougars did. Senior Chayse Hilman and junior Skyler Devaughn raced to success at the 2018 State Cross Country Championships. The championships were held at the Cave Creek...

Another Season Closes For Sahuaro Football

Another Season Closes For Sahuaro Football

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The past 20 years of Sahuaro football has been pretty bleak with not a lot to show for the effort put in by the players. This year, the Sahuaro football team turned their misfortunes around in a big way. To open the year, Sahuaro got an easy win against Vista Grande  55-13. The biggest win for the...

MLB: Racism Allegations

MLB: Racism Allegations

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball are under investigation of racial discrimination by the general manager, the manager, and the director of player development. Lorena Martin, the Mariners former director of high performance was fired on October 10 for undisclosed reasons.  Lorena Mar...

Hard Fought Victory Gives Sahuaro First Playoff Win in Almost 20 Years

Hard Fought Victory Gives Sahuaro First Playoff Win in Almost 20 Years

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, November 2nd Sahuaro's football team played their first home playoff game since 1999 against Glendale. Glendale came into the game with the #1 ranked offense and Sahauro with the #2 defense. It was certainly going to be a tough and hard fought battle. To open up the game, Glendale won the...

Sahuaro’s Girls Golf State Results

Sahuaro’s Girls Golf State Results

Caleb Pendleton, Op-Ed Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Sahuaro's Girls Golf team came in 8th place for their State tournament. The goal for the girls, two-time State champions, was to be in the top 10, and they successfully did that. Halley Hughes, senior, shot the best score during this tournament - a 78 on 18 holes, which is only 5 over par, making her...

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