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Ironwood Ridge standout athlete Jared McKemy announced his commitment to Colorado State University-Pueblo Friday afternoon. A multi-year Southern Arizona All-Star with AllSportsTucson.com, McKemy has been a standout receiver, defensive back and returner for the Nighthawks.
“It’s surreal!” his mother Jodi Scott said. “To watch someone from the time he was two like nothing but playing with a baseball, football or golf ball brings me to tears to watch his dream to play at the next level come true! I couldn’t be more proud!”
The CSU-Pueblo Thunder Wolves finished 12-2 last year with a 9-0 mark in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The team made it to the NCAA D-II quarterfinal round.
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Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here, on AZPreps365.com and on the pages of the Vail Voice and the Tanque Verde Voice. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com