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Growing Up Fast

Growing Up Fast

Gianni Martinez, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

Mary Cain was the fastest female runner, until she joined Nike. Mary Cecilia Cain, age 23, is a professional American middle distance runner from Bronxville New York, who attends the University of Portland. Raised just north of New York City in Westchester County, she was first noticed for her amazing...

Alyssa “The Certified Baller” Brown

Alyssa “The Certified Baller” Brown

Nevaeh Castro, Beat Investigator

February 28, 2020

Fresh out of Tucson, Arizona, Alyssa grew into a sports-loving family. With mom checking on her well being constantly, and dad as the motivator, Alyssa and her basketball career have various factors that play into how far she's come. When she was younger, Alyssa was coached by her dad in club bas...

Wildcats Lose Their Claws

Wildcats Lose Their Claws

Dacey Cervantes, Senior Spotlight Editor

February 28, 2020

The nation's longest winning streak came to an unfortunate end against Minnesota. Ending a 13-game winning streak dating back to last season, the Wildcats got their claws clipped in a depressing loss of 5-2. Going into the sixth inning with zero runs losing by a home slide of 3 runs to Minnesota, Ryan...

Elite Eight Play for State!

Elite Eight Play for State!

Gianni Martinez, Sports Editor

February 28, 2020

On Wednesday February 19, our girls basketball team went head-to- head against Moon Valley High School from Glendale in their  playoff game to see who would advance to the elite 8. Among those who played, Alyssa Brown stood out, being honored for scoring her 2,000th point only as a junior! With an adoring...

Not Nice Nike

Not Nice Nike

Calvin Mueller, Headline News Editor

February 17, 2020

Nike is “swooshing” in and getting client after client. The United States has laws against monopolizing a certain industry, but yet Nike designs and produces jerseys for the top three sports leagues in the USA, so how can they do this? Nike took over producing NFL jerseys in 2012, they have secured the pr...

Female Coach Breaks into The Super Bowl

Female Coach Breaks into The Super Bowl

Emma Walrath, Editor in Chief

February 12, 2020

Since 1967, when the first Super Bowl took place, the idea of a woman involved in professional football, at any level, seemed impossible. The hardest part of the industry to break into would be the leadership aspect, coaching. Nevertheless, Katie Sowers broke through to be the first openly gay and first...

Super Bowl LIV

Super Bowl LIV

Gianni Martinez, Sports Editor

February 12, 2020

Two teams, both deserving of the title and both yearning to call themselves champions, but only one gets the trophy at the end of the fourth quarter, the emotionally draining yet vigorously exciting day known as...Super Bowl Sunday. The day where family and friends gather together, regardless of which...

Coach K Scores His 300th win

Coach K Scores His 300th win

Alais Alzaga, Media Arts Editor

February 5, 2020

The Sahuaro Varsity Girls Soccer team has had large success over the past years with the help of the one and only, Coach David Kruszewski. Coach Kruszewski, also known as Coach K, Scored his 300th win against CDO, beating them with a score of 3-0 on January 28th, 2020. Athletic Director Coach Botkin...

Coach Of The Decade: Steve Botkin

Coach Of The Decade: Steve Botkin

Alais Alzaga, Media Arts Editor

January 30, 2020

Coach Steve Botkin's resume would look like this: Coach at Sahuaro since 1987 Over 500 wins State Semifinals 3 times Coach-of-the-Game Phoenix Mercury 2019 Male Coach-of-the-Year 2018 Mike Argrave's Coach-of-the-Year 2018-2019 and now... Coach of the Decade. Coach Botkin received...

Sahuaro’s 7th Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Game

Sahuaro’s 7th Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Game

Andy Mourelatos, A&E Editor

January 30, 2020

Sahuaro's 7th annual basketball game for cancer, Coaches vs. Cancer took place at Sahuaro's gym on January 28, 2020. Sahuaro's girl's varsity basketball team played against Salpointe Catholic, with all of the game's proceeds going to the American Cancer Society to help suffering cancer patients all across...

Wrestling Champ of Sahuaro

Wrestling Champ of Sahuaro

Amanda Mourelatos, Editor in Chief

January 30, 2020

Weighing in at 220 lbs, senior Brexton Thomas is a multiple-time wrestling champion. He has been wrestling for six years and became interested when wanting to join a sport and the Gridley wrestling coach approached him in seventh grade. Recently, Thomas and the team competed in the Flowing Wells Invitational...

Houston Has a Problem: Cheating

Houston Has a Problem: Cheating

Calvin Mueller, Headline News Editor

January 29, 2020

The Houston Astros are in uncharted territory. They are making waves in baseball… again. All of this was true in 2017 when the ‘Stros won the World Series and made it to the series in 2019. This time it’s a little different. The 2017 Astros World Series title will forever be tainted, but why?  ...

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