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Lessons Learned from Volleyball 

Lessons Learned from Volleyball 

Jackson Brown, Contributor November 23, 2021

I Learned Patience-  I learned patience from volleyball because when I am receiving a serve, if I move before I know where it’s going, it can mess up the entire play and give the other team a free...

Gracie Goerke Says Farewell to Softball

Gracie Goerke Says Farewell to Softball

Kalia Davis November 23, 2021

Yep. You read that right. Gracie has been playing softball since she was five years old. She played on Sahuaro’s softball team and has played on many other club teams throughout her life. She's played...

Nathan Kruszewski - Our Three-Year State Qualifier

Nathan Kruszewski – Our Three-Year State Qualifier

Stacey Johnson, Reporter November 15, 2021

Since just the ripe age of 4-years-old, Nathan Kruszewski has been swimming. His mom has been coaching him since he was 3-years-old. And at 12, he wanted to become a pro-swimmer. He scored a perfect...

Sahuaro Soccer Star Lauren Valenzuela

Sahuaro Soccer Star Lauren Valenzuela

Marcie Varley, Reporter November 10, 2021

Lauren Valenzuela, sophomore, plays for the lady Cougars soccer team as an attacking mid and forward.  She started playing when she was two-years-old when her mom put a team together called The Sharks...

The nominees of this years homecoming awaiting results on the football field.

The Re-Emergence of Homecoming Royalty

Sierra Ayers, Reporter October 25, 2021

Homecoming is one of the most well-known and exciting things about high school. In just about every coming-of-age movie, the title of homecoming king and queen is what everyone seeks to have. Unfortunately...

Desert Twilight Invite

Desert Twilight Invite

Marley Gandee, Reporter October 5, 2021

This week the cross-country team had two meets, and one of those was in Queen Creek, almost all the way to Phoenix. The meet is one of the biggest in the country, with over 100 teams from all over the...

The 43rd Annual Rick Botkin Memorial Football Game

The 43rd Annual Rick Botkin Memorial Football Game

Toge Inumaki, Reporter October 1, 2021

Rick Botkin was a senior at Sahuaro High School who tragically passed away due to an automobile accident 44 years ago. Rick was the football team captain and had an all-state selection as both quarterback...

Tip Off the New Season With Some of the Best NBA Trades

Tip Off the New Season With Some of the Best NBA Trades

Marley Gandee, Reporter September 17, 2021

This season was full of sorrow and tears for certain fans, but for others it was a slam dunk! The Suns made it to the finals, the Bucks won their first championship since 1971, some great draft picks,...

Sahuaros Swim Team Ready To Dive Into Action

Sahuaro’s Swim Team Ready To Dive Into Action

Marley Gandee, Reporter August 30, 2021

The school year is just floating by! Swim season is already well under way. The swim teams' numbers took a huge dive,  before Covid the team had around 70 swimmers, and now only has around 30. Junior...

Simone Biles in Tucson September 21

Simone Biles in Tucson September 21

Aspen Lenox, Reporter August 19, 2021

It's okay not to be okay is the message Simone Biles is coming to Tucson to spread on September 21. The highly decorated Olympic medalist has no regrets about her decision to opt-out of five of the six...

Messi Says Farewell To The Team That Made Him

Messi Says Farewell To The Team That Made Him

Lia Ghirardi, Editor August 19, 2021

He is a name known to the world, and he's a true icon to the art of soccer. Lionel Messi, soccer superstar, recently made a decision that turned many heads worldwide. Lionel Messi became an official...

A Very Eventful Week For J Cole Fans

A Very Eventful Week For J Cole Fans

Malachi Hatfield, Reporter May 18, 2021

Jermaine Cole, better known by his stage name J Cole, has been known as one of the better hoopers in the rap game for a while now. Even some half joking about him making it onto an NBA roster (which he’s...

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