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High school athletes use summer months to prepare for school year  Tucson Local Media

The idea of doing anything athletic in the midst of the oppressive heat which inundates Arizona during the summer might seem asinine to some. To others, the ...

Ironwood Ridge grad wins NASCAR event  KVOA Tucson News

CHICAGO – Ironwood Ridge High School grad and former Oro Valley, AZ resident Alex Bowman passed Kyle Larson with 10 laps to go and took home the ...

Football coach Matt Johnson resigns at Ironwood Ridge High School  Tucson Local Media

Longtime Ironwood Ridge High School football coach Matt Johnson announced his resignation via his personal Facebook account the morning of Thursday, Jan ...

James Hardy Jr. named Ironwood Ridge football coach  Tucson Local Media

James Hardy Jr. has big plans for the football team at Ironwood Ridge High School, with plans to build a perennial regional power into a statewide juggernaut.

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Tucsonan Alex Bowman's first NASCAR win shows he's just getting started  Arizona Daily Star

Alex Bowman celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Sunday, June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y.

Ironwood Ridge senior wins national vocal competition | Liven Up  Tucson Local Media

Elisabeth Kinghorn, a senior at Ironwood Ridge High School, found a singing voice she never knew she had. Her piano teacher had her sing for a recital and ...

Ironwood Ridge, Mountain View football coaches call it quits  Tucson Local Media

Two high schools on Tucson's north side will be looking for new coaches for their football programs after resignations were announced last week.

Mountain View boys volleyball beats Ironwood Ridge in four sets  Tucson Local Media

A small but passionate crowd echoed through the volleyball gym at Ironwood Ridge High School Thursday night.

From Ironwood Ridge to the recording room | Liven Up  Tucson Local Media

A trio of Ironwood Ridge High School students rip through a myriad of '90s rock favorites inside a high-ceiling living room. The three *fresh*-faced musicians are ...

Ironwood Ridge girls soccer blank Marana, 4-0 | Sports  Tucson Local Media

The Ironwood Ridge High School Nighthawks celebrated winning a section championship in modest fashion Thursday night. The girls soccer squad clinched the ...

Ex-high school volleyball coach found not guilty on multiple charges of sexual conduct with minor, guilty of lesser charge  Arizona Daily Star

A former Ironwood Ridge High School assistant volleyball coach was found not guilty on numerous felony charges for sexual conduct with a minor, but a jury ...

Le'Sean Marks leads Ironwood Ridge boys basketball to prominence  Tucson Local Media

Stationed in the middle of a fray of teenagers in alternating white and blue tank tops racing up and down the floor of the auxiliary gym at Ironwood Ridge High.

Ironwood Ridge 39, Nogales 3 — Final  Arizona Daily Star

Prediction: Nogales (2-3) at IRONWOOD RIDGE (2-3)

Ironwood Ridge girls soccer extend unbeaten streak to 10 with win over Rincon/UHS  Tucson Local Media

Katie Jeffers fought through past a Rincon/University defender a few yards from the Rangers goal, spearing a bouncing ball into the back of the oversized white ...

Collection: Ironwood Ridge High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

Quarterback Tyler Williams, here leading Ironwood Ridge to a 27-3 win over Peoria Centennial for the Division II state title, accounted for 2,497 yards and 32 ...

Ironwood Ridge girls basketball build on past successes  Tucson Local Media

Ken Leikem watched as two teams of players race up and down the main gym at Ironwood Ridge High School in an intra-squad scrimmage.

Photos: Ironwood Ridge High School 2018 graduation | News  Arizona Daily Star

Around 340 Nighthawk seniors made the walk to pick up their diplomas during ceremonies Tuesday, May 22, 2018, Oro Valley, Ariz.

Peoria Centennial earns some revenge with 55-7 rout of Ironwood Ridge  Arizona Daily Star

Nighthawks beat Centennial in 2012 state title game.

Ironwood Ridge offense hums past Mountain View for season-opening win  Arizona Daily Star

Revenge tasted sweet. After losing 28-23 to Mountain View last season, Ironwood Ridge couldn't let it happen again. For Andrew Cook, the Nighthawks' 42-14 ...

Ironwood Ridge flies past Mountain View in football season opener  Tucson Local Media

The Ironwood Ridge High School Nighthawks fired off a warning shot to the rest of Southern Arizona in front of a raucous crowd last Thursday night.

Former Ironwood HS coach avoids jail time for sexual conduct with minor  KVOA Tucson News

TUCSON – The former assistant volleyball coach at Iron Ridge High School will avoid jail time in connection to an inappropriate sexual relationship involving a ...

Canyon del Oro outlasts Ironwood Ridge in Oro Valley Showdown  Tucson Local Media

A boisterous crowd of students in blue and silver on one side and green and gold on the other bellowed through the night inside the cozy confines of the gym.

Ironwood Ridge volleyball sweeps Rincon-University, earn sixth consecutive win  Tucson Local Media

The Nighthawks (8-7) did just that against long-time rival Rincon/University High School last Wednesday, sweeping the Rangers to earn their sixth-consecutive ...

Local athletes sign on to play in college  Tucson Local Media

A litany of local high school athletes from around the region officially signed their names to play collegiate sports Wednesday morning.

Tucson Local Media 2019 All-Region Softball Team | Sports  Tucson Local Media

The high school softball season has come and gone in Southern Arizona, with several teams reaching newfound heights on the diamond this spring.

Ironwood Ridge adds five to its Nighthawk Hall of Fame  Tucson Local Media

The Ironwood Ridge High School students and alumni came together once again on Tuesday, May 9, to honor five members of the Nighthawk family whose ...

Amphi District Cancels High School Course Created By the Freedom Center  Tucson Weekly

In December, the TUSD board voted unanimously to remove the high school course, Ethics, Economy, and Entrepreneurship, from its curriculum. The course ...

Editor's Note: Make Project Graduation a reality at the Oro Valley Cup  Tucson Local Media

There are plenty of high school traditions everyone remembers: The pep rallies, cheering at games and senior pranks, to name a few. While those classic ...

Friday night's high school football matchups, predictions and score updates  Arizona Daily Star

Ironwood Ridge's showdown with Peoria Centennial highlights a full slate of high school games.

Ironwood Ridge grad once deported to Mexico will fight for MMA title in Phoenix  Arizona Daily Star

Jose Alday says he's excited to return to the United States, seven years after he was deported.

Details emerge surrounding former Ironwood Ridge volunteer coach involved with student  Tucson Local Media

Details have emerged surrounding alleged sexual misconduct involving a former Ironwood Ridge volunteer assistant volleyball coach.

Coach Matt Johnson prepared to lead Ironwood Ridge football into the fall  Tucson Local Media

Two-dozen players wearing a duke's mix of practice pennies race around the parched practice field at Ironwood Ridge on a blistering mid-May afternoon.

Photos: Ironwood Ridge High School graduation | Photography  Arizona Daily Star

More than 430 seniors from the Class of 2017 get diplomas at IRHS graduation, Oro Valley, Ariz.

High school countdown: Ironwood Ridge's Nathan Grijalva ready to take next big step  Arizona Daily Star

Over the next three weeks, the Star is counting down Southern Arizona's top 22 football players. Up today: No. 13, Ironwood Ridge running back Nathan Grijalva.

Ironwood Ridge HS inducts first hall of fame members  Tucson Local Media

At an event normally dedicated to recognizing the highest achieving graduating seniors, Ironwood Ridge High School recently honored three members of the ...

Education Notes: Where Tucson students, parents can get free breakfast, lunch this summer  Arizona Daily Star

A handful of Tucson-area school districts and community agencies are serving up free and low-cost breakfast and lunch to kids and their families this summer.

Heads up: Oro Valley road project to close Naranja Drive east of La Cholla Blvd  Arizona Daily Star

A road-widening project is set to close Naranja Drive from La Cholla Boulevard east to Par Drive in Oro Valley this week.

It's baaaaack: This week's high school football matchups, locations and predictions  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season begins Thursday night, and while not every program in Southern Arizona is scheduled to play, the "Week Zero" slate is loaded ...

Glenn Posey set to become Sunnyside head coach again  Arizona Daily Star

Sunnyside High School didn't have to look far to find its next head football coach. Sunnyside alumnus Glenn Posey announced on Tuesday that he will return to ...

High school football: A game-by-game look at Southern Arizona's playoff slate  Arizona Daily Star

The Star's Justin Spears takes a look at each playoff matchup across Southern Arizona.

Ironwood Ridge beach volleyball smashes its way into history books against Deer Valley  Tucson Local Media

History was made last Tuesday afternoon on a strip of sand pits tucked between the asphalt student parking lot and lush green practice fields of Ironwood Ridge ...

Education Notes: CITY Center searches for new executive director  Arizona Daily Star

The CITY Center for Collaborative Learning, a local charter system, is searching for an interim director to serve July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020. Apply for the ...

Prom night hosts dozens of teenagers fighting cancer  KVOA Tucson News

TUCSON — On a dance floor at Tucson's Family Life Center Saturday night, some teenagers with cancer try to forget about their struggles, if only for an hour.

Friday's high school football playoff pairings, predictions and score updates  Arizona Daily Star

Marana's Sebastian Borsini (30) comes up with the recovery on the onside kick as the Tigers claw back into the game late at Cienega High School, Friday, April ...

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona  KVOA Tucson News

TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona ...

Ironwood Ridge High Schoolers Bring in the Dough at Culinary Competition  Tucson Local Media

Ironwood Ridge High School culinary students won over 30000 dollars in scholarships at this year's Career through Culinary Arts Program cooking competition.

Countdown: Southern Arizona's top 22 high school football players  Arizona Daily Star

The Star is counting down the 22 best high school football players in Southern Arizona leading up to the Aug. 16 season opener between Ironwood Ridge and ...

High school football games, predictions and score updates  Arizona Daily Star

The Friday night lights are back on — fingers crossed — and this week's slate of games shouldn't disappoint. Our game of the week will be the most storied ...

High School Football Power Rankings: Canyon del Oro takes the top spot  Tucson Local Media

Welcome to week eight of the high school football season, with each team cementing their place in the playoff picture.

Marana wastes halftime lead, suffers first loss of season to 'phenomenal' Williams Field  Arizona Daily Star

Marana had Friday night's matchup against Gilbert Williams Field circled on its calendar ever since the schedule was released, because the Tigers wanted to ...

Softball All-Stars put on a show to remember  Tucson Local Media

A star-studded roster of high school softball players took to the perfectly-manicured fields of Tucson's Lincoln Park on a picturesque evening last Thursday.

Greg Hansen: Foothills' Kristie Stevens embraced 'destiny,' became tennis coaching legend  Arizona Daily Star

Foothills girls tennis coach won her 15th state championship, capping a career that was as successful as it was serendipitous.

Apparently, the Threat to Make Ironwood Ridge HS "Famous" Was Simple Tomfoolery, Feds Decide  Tucson Weekly

In case you missed it last night, a kerfuffle was raised when a user of the imageboard/scourge of the internet 4Chan posted a Google Maps...

MMA fighter overcomes deportation; Back in Tucson to defend title  KVOA Tucson News

TUCSON – Former Ironwood Ridge student Jose Alday will defend his world title at the Combate Americas Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) bouts this Friday at the ...

Nighthawk softball and baseball ready for home run seasons  Tucson Local Media

David Martinez looks out to the navy-blue outfield wall plastered with the names of players that have come and gone; those who've left an indelible mark on the ...

Catalina Foothills sends legendary tennis coach Kristie Stevens out with 15th state title  Arizona Daily Star

GLENDALE — For Kristie Stevens, there was only one way to finish her coaching career at Catalina Foothills: going back-to-back as state champions at the ...

Southern Arizona Teen Aviation accepting new students | News  Tucson Local Media

Students at Southern Arizona Teen Aviation don't have a classroom, they have a hangar. They don't have teachers, they have mentors. And instead of a grade at ...

Collection: Rincon/University High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the best Rincon/University football players in school history.

Photos: 2018 high school graduations in Tucson | Local news  Arizona Daily Star

A student celebrates getting one step closer to her diploma as the 380 seniors find their seats at graduation ceremonies for Catalina Foothills High School, ...

High school musical theater competition gets a new name  Arizona Daily Star

The local arm of the National High School Musical Theater Awards has a new name: Monte Awards.

3 Tucson-area high schools are ranked among the 15 best in the country  Arizona Daily Star

Find out who landed on the 2017 Best High Schools list.

Bijan Robinson rushes for 202 yards, 3 TDs as Salpointe blasts Glendale Cactus  Arizona Daily Star

Lancers improve to 4-0 with road win, will play Tucson High next week.

Collection: Palo Verde High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the best Palo Verde football players in school history.

Ironwood Ridge outlasts CDO 43-39, Nighthawks and Tigers girls basketball teams thriving  Tucson Local Media

A boisterous crowd of students and parents alike roared to its feet inside the fieldhouse at Canyon Del Oro High School last Friday night.

Pima's Nick Brahler found support from friends, teammates after family lost home in a fire  Arizona Daily Star

Pima College running back Nick Brahler has gained 201 yards on 47 carries so far this season, and along the way, he has become a bright spot on one of the ...

Nighthawk track standout Sabrina Ketner excelling in law enforcement training  Tucson Local Media

When she's not racing down the track, 17-year-old Oro Valley resident Sabrina Ketner is learning the ins-and-outs of law enforcement with the town's police ...

Despite pay raises, teacher vacancies remain a problem for Tucson schools  Arizona Daily Star

While filling vacancies has become easier, hundreds of Tucson-area classrooms continue to be led by people without the proper training.

2015-16 Wrestler of the Year: Danny Vega, Ironwood Ridge  Arizona Daily Star

What he did: Vega capped off his storied career by winning his third straight championship while helping the Nighthawks capture their first Division I team title.

Collection: Pueblo High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the best Pueblo football players in school history.

MAGYAR, Mark Elliot  Arizona Daily Star

MAGYAR, Mark Elliot. 29, of Tucson, passed unexpectedly April 1, 2019. Mark was born March 23, 1990 to Brian Magyar and Jackie (Derby) Gallagher in ...

Collection: Salpointe Catholic High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the top Salpointe Catholic football players in program history.

Object Lessons: Biotech  Tucson Weekly

Students at Ironwood Ridge High School have the unique opportunity to work at Nighthawk Biotechnology, Inc., which tackles real-world science, teaches ...

Greg Hansen: Southern Arizona's Top 100 Sports Figures of 2018  Arizona Daily Star

Star columnist Greg Hansen counts down the most prominent sports figures in Tucson and the surrounding region to ring in the new year. Here's the complete ...

Ironwood Ridge outlasts Apollo in double-overtime | Oro Valley  Tucson Local Media

Matt Johnson exhaled three-and-a-half hours of distress as he addressed four dozen teenagers *fresh* off an overtime thrill ride. The longtime Ironwood Ridge ...

Volleyball coach who had sex with teen found guilty on lesser charge  KGUN

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A charge of sex with an under-aged student could net a former volunteer assistant volleyball coach a long spell in prison. For Robert ...

Oro Valley Optimists award scholarships to high school seniors  Tucson Local Media

From textbooks to housing, food to transportation, attaining a higher education is a costly endeavor. To provide a bit of help along the way, the Oro Valley ...

More coaches step aside at Ironwood Ridge | Sports  Tucson Local Media

The coaching changes continue at Ironwood Ridge High School as three more coaches have stepped aside.

Alday emerges victorius  KOLD

Jose Alday has made a habit of going the distance in his MMA career and Friday night was no different in his win over Juan Pablo Gonzalez.

More than three dozen Tucson-area teens named National Merit Scholar semifinalists  Arizona Daily Star

They are among 16000 semifinalists named across the country.

Collection: Mountain View High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season is just around the corner and the Star is counting down the days with a top 10 all-time list for each program in Southern Arizona.

Collection: Rio Rico High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season is finally here and the Star is providing an all-time list for each program in Southern Arizona. Amphitheater, Sierra Vista Buena, ...

Ironwood HS marching band headed to Hawaii  Arizona Daily Star

The band will be in a Pearl Harbor memorial parade.

Arizona Bowl: Ironwood Ridge’s Tyler Williams puts team first as Air Force receiver  Arizona Daily Star

The Star's 2012 Offensive Player of the Year doesn't get the ball very often, but he plays a critical role as a blocker and leader for the Falcons.

Sabino grads bring unique perspective to east-side rivalry game  Arizona Daily Star

Calen McFarland grew up hearing stories from his father and uncles about their high school glory days, when they played football at Sabino High School.

Local athletes sign on to play collegiate sports  Tucson Local Media

Last Wednesday was a day of overworked fax machines, overcrowded high school auditoriums and overjoyed athletes.

Former high school volleyball coach accused of sexual conduct with minor  Arizona Daily Star

A former Ironwood Ridge High School assistant volleyball coach was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of having an inappropriate sexual relationship ...

Greg Hansen's Top 100 Sports Figures of 2018: 40-21 | Tucson Sports  Arizona Daily Star

Star columnist Greg Hansen counts down the most prominent sports figures in Southern Arizona from 2018. Find out who makes the cut.

Collection: Amphi High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

Amphitheater has produced great talent, specifically from the Vern Friedli era.

'Bleed for the Throne:' Red Cross calls for all Game of Thrones fans  KVOA Tucson News

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High School Football: Ironwood Ridge taught harsh lesson  Arizona Daily Star

Ironwood Ridge's sole purpose for taking on perennial power Chandler Hamilton — in its first game of the season, of all times — was to learn where it needs to.

Collection: Cienega High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season is just around the corner and the Star is counting down the days with a top 10 all-time list for each program in Southern Arizona.

Some of the best photos of 2018 by Arizona Daily Star photographers  Arizona Daily Star

Some, but not all of the best photos taken by Arizona Daily Star photographers (and reporters) in 2018, as selected by photo editor Rick Wiley. He went through ...

High school football: Week 8 matchups and game predictions  Arizona Daily Star

Room for error is slim as playoffs continue to near so the buzz around Southern Arizona high school football is growing.

2016 Baseball Player of the Year: Nick Estrella, Ironwood Ridge  Arizona Daily Star

What he did: Estrella shined on the mound and at the plate as he helped Ironwood Ridge pull within one win of reaching the Division II state championship game ...

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Brian Peabody has rebuilt Pima College's basketball program  Arizona Daily Star

Head coach Brian Peabody bumps fists with forward Robert Wilson at last year's rally for the Pima men's basketball team. The Aztecs return to the national ...

Collection: Sunnyside High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the all-time greatest Sunnyside football players.

Photos: Salpointe vs. Ironwood Ridge volleyball | Galleries  Arizona Daily Star

Photos from Tuesday night's high school volleyball match between Salpointe Catholic and Ironwood Ridge.

Tucson's Alex Bowman a rising star in NASCAR  Arizona Daily Star

Ironwood Ridge High School grad Alex Bowman has steadily climbed the ranks on the NASCAR tour. Last week, Bowman signed a one-year extension with ...

David Thomas Continues Coaching Odyssey at NAIA Program Park University in Gilbert

David Thomas sat alone in the stands Friday at Pima College's West Gymnasium, looking over the high school talent in front of him, keeping mental notes of who ...

Photos: Cienega Bobcats 52, Ironwood Ridge Nighthawks 27 | High Schools  Arizona Daily Star

The Cienega Bobcats took down Ironwood Ridge 52-27 to stay undefeated.

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