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Senior Varsity Basketball Player Elena Arriaga Scores Her 1,000th Point

Senior Varsity Basketball Player Elena Arriaga Scores Her 1,000th Point

Jocelyn Reeder, reporter
January 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Tuesday January 17th, Varsity Basketball player Elena Arriaga reached her goal by shooting her 1,ooo points. Two minutes into the game, Sahuaro Vs. Sunnyside,  she perfectly aimed a 3-shotter, getting the crowd on their feet and cheering for Arriaga's 1,000th point. The referees called a time-out...

Cheer Team Competes at State Level

Cheer Team Competes at State Level

Samantha Crowson, Reporter
January 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

What better way to start off 2017 than a cheer for Sahuaro! On Saturday, January 14th, our school cheer team went to State, earning an 8th place spot. Coach Kayla Bradley, a Sahuaro grad, stated, "I am proud of the girls no matter what place they take, ultimately it's improvement that matters to me." In...

Yordano Ventura/Andy Marte Killed On Same Day

Yordano Ventura/Andy Marte Killed On Same Day

Max Becker, Sports Editor
January 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

In a strange and tragic coincidence, two separate Major League Baseball players died in two separate car accidents, both in the Dominican Republic, and both within hours of each other. Yordano Ventura, a pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, and crucial player in the 2016 World Series, died when his...

Girls Basketball Preview

Girls Basketball Preview

Caleb Loya, Reporter
December 19, 2016
Filed under Sports

We all love sports, how fun and exciting it can get watching the players compete against other schools and watch them show off their skills that their coaches taught them. For Coach Botkin, basketball is the sport that he likes to coach.Coach Botkin is the girl's basketball coach for Sahuaro High School....

Top 2016 Sports Stories

Top 2016 Sports Stories

Max Becker, Jacob Hernandez, and Daniel Vargas
December 16, 2016
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Conor McGregor becomes first dual-weight champion in UFC History. . For the first time in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's storied history, there is a fighter who holds the championship belt at two weight classes simultaneously. Irish fighter Conor McGregor delivered perhaps one of the most iconic kn...

Pre-season Track and Field

Pre-season Track and Field

Nora Thompson, Cougart Editor
December 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

When you see Sahuaro's track team line up for the start of a race, you can see all the hard work and determination basically emanating  off of the athletes. Each person on the team has dedicated their free time, their energy, and their off season to the sport. In fact, a good number of Sahuaro's prospective...

Meet Mrs. Kinter: A New PE Teacher and Coach at Sahuaro

Meet Mrs. Kinter: A New PE Teacher and Coach at Sahuaro

Yusuf Rahman, Reporter
December 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

When you're the only female PE teacher in a school, the expectations are increased, but new Sahuaro PE teacher and assistant girls' basketball coach, Mrs. Kinter says she does not mind, even if that means supervising the girls lockers room six period each day. This is Mrs. Kinter's third year teaching....

Boyd Baker Tournament: Sahuaro vs. Salpointe

Boyd Baker Tournament: Sahuaro vs. Salpointe

Caleb Loya, Reporter
December 16, 2016
Filed under Sports

When a basketball game goes on during the  last period of the day, everyone wants to go. The first game of the Boyd Baker Tournament was held in the McConnel Gymnasium on Wednesday November 23rd, and it was packed with cheering Cougars. Students filled the front entrance of the gym right when the game...

Boyd Baker Bracket

Boyd Baker Bracket

November 23, 2016
Filed under Sports Showcase

Thank You, Coach Pam

Thank You, Coach Pam

Francisco Acuna, Creative Contributor
November 23, 2016
Filed under Sports

Coach, Thank you so much For everything From believing in me When I didn’t Believe in me To Pushing me When I thought I couldn’t go further Thank you For Making me run one more lap When I felt like I should quit Coach, Thank you So much For doing so much And for so little...

Thank You, Coach Kruszweski

Thank You, Coach Kruszweski

Kylee Martin, Creative Contributor
November 23, 2016
Filed under Sports

Thank you for: Doing all the things no one else would Always being there for me Verifying all my wrong and right decisions Emphasizing the importance of leadership Knowing exactly how to create the perfect lineup Rarely yelling at us, even when we are bad Understanding that girls have crazy emotions Saving up money ov...

Thank you, Coach Botkin

Thank you, Coach Botkin

Alexa Cramer, Creative Contributer
November 23, 2016
Filed under Sports

Thank you, Botkin to snapping me back into reality Thank you so much for teaching me all the scary heart breaking stories Thank for almost scaring the living hell out of me of driving Thank you for making me cry in class And feeling for all stories you told Thank you for making me never want...

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