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  • February 12Feb 21-24: Rodeo Break

  • February 12Wed, Feb 13th: Girls Basketball State game @ Sahuaro. Starts at 7:00 PM.

  • February 12Wed, Feb 13th: Parent/Teacher Conferences from 6-8 PM.

  • February 12Friday, Feb15th: Half Day. School is released @ 12:17. No Lunch or Supper Service

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Hayden ‘The Track’ Estrella

Hayden ‘The Track’ Estrella

Nathalia Valdez, Social Media & Communication

February 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

Why Bonds and Clemens Don’t Belong in the Hall of Fame

Why Bonds and Clemens Don’t Belong in the Hall of Fame

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Sports

With new additions to MLB's Hall of Fame, people begin to question why the all-time home run leader (Barry Bonds), and the pitcher with the third most strikeouts all time (Roger Clemens), are not in the hall. The stats make it seem like they should both be almost automatically in the Hall of Fame, but...

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...

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