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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


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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


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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...

Odell to the Renewed Browns

Odell to the Renewed Browns

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019


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From 2002 to 2019, the Cleveland Browns have been the laughing stock of the NFL. They continuously got high first round draft picks, to only draft players that were major busts, most recently Johnny Manziel. However, with the first pick of the 2018 NFL Draft the Cleveland Browns selected Baker Mayfield,...

Another Patriots Scandal

Another Patriots Scandal

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019


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Less than a month after Super Bowl LIII, the New England Patriots are involved in yet another scandal. This time it involves their owner, Robert Kraft. Kraft allegedly solicited prostitution in a Florida day spa. The spa, Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, was being investigated for several ...

Sahuaro Advances to Final Four

Sahuaro Advances to Final Four

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


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On Saturday, February 18, the Sahuaro girls basketball team took on the Pueblo Warriors at home. The Warriors came into the game with the plan on double teaming one of Sahuaro's top scorers, Alyssa Brown, to prevent her from scoring. The plan seemed to work to start though, as Alyssa Brown had a hard...

Hayden ‘The Track’ Estrella

Hayden ‘The Track’ Estrella

Nathalia Valdez, Social Media & Communication

February 15, 2019


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Remember when Dora The Explorer would ask "Can you find the Estrella?" Well look no further because we've found him!  Hayden, Class of 2019, has been running track all four years of high school. "I have improved over the years a lot physically and mentally, and also my leadership skills have gotten better. In...

Jericho Verduzco-Continuing a Legacy 45 Years Later

Jericho Verduzco-Continuing a Legacy 45 Years Later

Samantha Valdez, Opinion Editor

February 11, 2019


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Forty-five years ago Joseph Verduzco walked these halls.  Although he wrestled all his four years at Sahuaro on the Cougar wrestling team, his senior year was the most important. Wrestling for the 145 weight class, Joseph Verduzco held an undefeated score and won first place at State.  In the early 1...

Brady Makes History

Brady Makes History

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019


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With all the hype surrounding the big game, many people were disappointed by the game as a whole, and by the outcome. Super Bowl LIII (53) was the New England Patriots versus the Los Angeles Rams. All season long the football writers and analysts said the Patriots did not have another title in them this...

SHS Wrestling: From Logan Omera’s POV

SHS Wrestling: From Logan Omera’s POV

Azalia Munoz, Senior Spotlight Editor

February 1, 2019


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Logan Omera, junior, decided to join wrestling because he likes to fight, saying, "It's physically challenging, and you can fight who you want to fight - legally."  He is best known for his hard work and dedication to SHS wrestling, which he began in 8th grade and has been doing for almost 5 years....

Alyssa Brown: Legend in the Making

Alyssa Brown: Legend in the Making

Amanda Mourelatos, Associate Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019


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Sophomore Alyssa Brown is already climbing her way to the top. Freshman year, she was the offensive player of the year, the Maxplayer of the week (February 18th, 2018), on the all academic team (4A-6A), and she was the 4A-6A Player of the week. Both freshman and sophomore year, she has been the Flowing...

MLK Tournament and Award for Hislope

MLK Tournament and Award for Hislope

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The University of Arizona held its annual, Martin Luther King Basketball Classic on Monday, January 21 at McKale Center. The all-day event pits Tucson-based basketball teams (both boys and girls) against each other. I covered the girls basketball game against Sabino at 6:30. During halftime, our very...

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