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Southern Arizona’s Newest High School — Mica Mountain — Unveils Football Helmet

Mica Mountain High School, set to open this school year in the Vail School District, has unveiled its helmet for the football program.

The Thunderbolts are slated to begin varsity play in the 2022. They will field a junior varsity team in 2020 and 2021.

Mica Mountain will be part of the 4A Kino region along with CDO, Pueblo, Sahuaro and Casa Grande.

Al Alexander, a longtime Salpointe assistant who is now on Pat Nugent’s staff at Cienega, said last week he is slated to be part of Mica Mountain’s staff in 2022. A head coach has not been officially announced.


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