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FOOTBALL: Salpointe clinches 4A Kino Region; Southern Arizona recap
FOOTBALL: Salpointe clinches 4A Kino Region; Southern Arizona recap
Football / Uncategorized Andy Morales October 21, 2017

FOOTBALL: Jeff Scurran one win away from 300
FOOTBALL: Jeff Scurran one win away from 300
Football Andy Morales September 14, 2017

3A Softball Championship: Empire over Yuma Catholic 10-2
3A Softball Championship
Softball Andy Morales May 9, 2017

BASEBALL: Pusch Ridge making final push for playoffs
The regular season is drawing to an end but there’s life on the horizon for teams hoping to play one more day and, if that day turns into a few more, then all the better. In the 3A conference, that new life comes in the form of the Play-In Tournament scheduled for Wednesday, Apr. 26.
Baseball Andy Morales April 21, 2017

SOFTBALL: Empire opens up Badger Classic with a win over Marana
Marana beat Desert View 16-3 in the opening round of pool play of the Badger Classic on Wednesday but the Tigers were limited to three hits in a 6-2 loss to Empire in the second game of the night.
Softball Andy Morales March 15, 2017

BOYS HOOPS: Sabino beat Monument Valley; 6 teams from Southern Arizona advance
No. 13 Sabino was the only 3A team from Southern Arizona to advance to the second round. The Sabercats (16-11) beat No. 20 Monument Valley 57-41 to set up a game against No.4 American Leadership (17-5) in a game to be played at Poston Butte High School.
Stories Andy Morales February 15, 2017

SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS: THURSDAY SOUTHERN ARIZONA ROUNDUP
No. 1 Canyon del Oro fell to No. 8 Tucson 10-9 at Cherry Field in Tucson. Wendy Castro gave the Dorados a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first and Jenna Martinez knocked in Brenna Griesser in the second but the 2-0 lead would not hold up on a night when the lead changed eight times.
Softball Andy Morales May 6, 2016

GOLF: Empire beat Pusch Ridge & Bodhi Roether shot a 39
We are about five weeks away from the Division III state golf championship to be played May 13-14 at the Antelope Hills Golf Course in Prescott. There are seven sections in D-III and each section winner will earn an automatic berth to the playoffs while eight more teams will earn an at-large berth based on their iWanamaker rankings.
Football / Golf / Baseball Andy Morales April 7, 2016

BASEBALL: Empire beats Safford 12-5 at D'Eredita Memorial
Empire beat Safford 12-5 Thursday afternoon at the inaugural D'Eredita Memorial Baseball Invitational held at Empire High School in Vail.
Baseball Andy Morales March 17, 2016

SOFTBALL: walk-off double from Lesly Cazares lifts Desert View past Empire
Desert View beat Empire 4-3 Wednesday afternoon to start off pool play at the Badger Classic. The Jaguars (6-6-1) scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to get past the Ravens (5-4).
Softball Andy Morales March 16, 2016

Boys Hoops: Flowing Wells holds off Empire 79-75
The Flowing Wells boy's basketball team evened up their season record to 3-3 but, more importantly, the Caballeros won their first section game of year thanks to a 79-75 win over Empire Monday night.
Basketball Andy Morales December 7, 2015

Volleyball: Safford beats Empire, punches ticket to state playoffs
Safford and Empire met in a high stakes match Wednesday for a shot at the Division III playoffs and the Bulldogs came away with a 3-0 sweep to win Section III. Safford (9-7, 8-0 in section play) came in ranked 33rd while Empire (10-6, 7-1) was 37th. With only 16 teams making the playoffs, it was obvious the loser would be out.
Stories Andy Morales October 28, 2015

D-III softball: Empire's six-run third sinks Payson for title
Mix of hits, errors, wild pitches gives Empire first crown
Softball Les Willsey May 11, 2015

SOFTBALL: Canyon del Oro gets past Sahuaro in extra innings
Finally, Oro Valley Canyon del Oro (31-6) and Tucson Sahuaro (25-9) had another epic playoff battle with the Dorados coming out on top 12-11 in eight innings. The game lasted over three hours and over 30 players were used.
Softball Andy Morales May 9, 2015

SOFTBALL: Tanque Verde gets past Desert Christian 16-8
Payson is the top-ranked team in Division III and Tanque Verde is ranked second. The Hawks know a rematch in the state playoffs is possible if they can remain unbeaten and they took another step with a 16-8 victory over D-IV power Tucson Desert Christian on Thursday.
Softball Andy Morales April 23, 2015

Softball: Tucson scores 5 runs in 7th to get past Vista Grande
The Tucson Lady Badgers are hosting the last softball invitational of the season comprised of "big schools" from Southern Arizona and it looks like the top teams will not be decided until pool play is over
Softball Andy Morales March 12, 2015

Boys hoops: Deion James scores 31 but Cienega pulls out victory over Empire
Separated by over 1,000 students and three miles, Cienega and Empire battled each other to the final moments of a classic battle between an established "big school" and a school creating an identity. Cienega ultimately prevailed 66-63 but Empire also had a victory of sorts - respect.
Basketball Andy Morales February 5, 2015

Brackets set for Walden Grove Soccer Invitational
Brackets set for Walden Grove Soccer Invitational
Soccer Andy Morales January 2, 2015

Southern Arizona Volleyball Preview
Southern Arizona Volleyball Preview heading into bracket show.
Stories Andy Morales October 30, 2014

Empire sweeps Amphi to capture section crown
Empire and Ironwood Ridge capture section titles.
Stories Andy Morales October 23, 2014

Volleyball races entering home stretch
Where sections in all divisions stand with three weeks remaining in regular season
Stories Les Willsey October 14, 2014

Sahuarita moves to 5-0 after holding on to defeat Catalina Foothills
Sahuarita beat Catalina Foothills 38-28.
Football / Basketball / Wrestling / Baseball / Softball Andy Morales September 20, 2014

Flowing Wells defeats Amphi 41-20 in rare Saturday game
Flowing Wells defeats Amphi 41-20
Stories Andy Morales September 13, 2014

MLK Classic features solid hoops lineup on Monday (Jan. 21)
ASU, UofA and Grand Canyon open doors again to holiday event
Basketball Les Willsey January 18, 2013

FB quarters: Facing good competition earlier comes into play
Teams that faced a couple tough foes or more usually more prepared to advance.
Football Les Willsey November 7, 2012