SAHUARITA SENIOR SAMANTHA WRIGHT BREAKS 100 CAREER GOALS
Samantha Wright scored her 100th career goal against Pueblo on Thursday and she scored four goals at Sabino Friday night. Wright has 19 hat tricks in her career, 12 matches with four or goals and three with five goals.
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IRONWOOD RIDGE FOOTBALL EARNS 5A OFFICIALS SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
The Ironwood Ridge football team was recognized at halftime of the Open Division Championship on Saturday, Dec. 10. The Nighthawks earned the 5A Conference Sportsmanship Award as decided by officials. On hand were head coach Dale Stott along with seniors Nasohn Jantz, Trevor Ellis, Otto Hagele and Treyton Ellis.
33rd ANNUAL MOUNTAIN VIEW DUALS
Bonita Vista (CA), Prescott Valley Bradshaw Mountain, Chandler, Flagstaff Coconino, Ironwood Ridge, Yuma Kofa, Mesa, Mica Mountain, Mountain View, Payson, Pueblo, Safford, San Manuel, St. Johns, Walden Grove and Yuma Catholic are taking part in the 33rd Annual Mountain View Duals. The meet ends on Saturday. Rick Majalca is the first-year head coach for the Mountain Lions.
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