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2021 RECORD: 1-9
- Khyree Copeland enters his third year as Rincon/University’s head coach coming off a difficult 1-9 season, especially after the 2020 season affected by COVID-19.
- Among Rincon/University’s five non-region games this fall are matchups with Phoenix-area teams Copper Canyon at home Sept. 9 and at Alhambra on Sept. 16. Copper Canyon is a 6A school from Glendale that went 2-8 last season. Alhambra is a 5A team that finished 1-9.
- The Rangers play their other three non-region games against Southern Arizona competition — at Empire on Sept. 2, at home against Sahuarita on Sept. 23 and at Amphi on Oct. 7.
- Rincon/University’s 5A Sonoran competition includes three road games against Sunnyside (Oct. 14), Cholla (Oct. 21) and Marana (Nov. 11). The two home games are on back-to-back weeks against Nogales (Oct. 28) and Flowing Wells (Nov . 4).
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