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Junior Cook dies at 5; brought town together in his last days  Sahuarita Sun

Marcus “Junior” Cook, who captured the hearts of hundreds of Sahuarita residents, lost his battle with cancer Sunday morning.

Collection: Sahuarita High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the top Sahuarita Mustangs in program history.

Sahuarita campuses welcome officers in the classroom, halls  Sahuarita Sun

Want to know what music the kids are listening to now? What social media platform they're using or the latest video game craze? Just ask Sahuarita Police ...

Sahuarita helps students ease back into studies after a concussion  Arizona Education News Service

When a high school student suffers a concussion it takes time for them to return to their normal level of physical and cognitive functioning, and a Sahuarita ...

Sahuarita's dance team has made it to the live shows of America's Got Talent  Arizona Daily Star

A talented group of Sahuarita teens have danced on the yellow brick road and through "Wonderland" and are now headed to parts unknown — the Live Shows ...

Sahuarita high school bands making us proud | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

Oct. 13, was University of Arizona Band Day and both Sahuarita high schools performed well.

Sahuarita schools go on lock down after student mentions gun  Arizona Daily Star

Schools across Sahuarita Unified School District were put on lockdown as a precaution Wednesday after a student at one of its high schools was overheard ...

They're the best: SHS drama students win state title  Sahuarita Sun

When they read the script, Priscilla Pinales and Emily Castro were so moved they cried. But the Sahuarita High School seniors wondered if they'd do the ...

Watch this Sahuarita dance team compete in the next round of America's Got Talent  Arizona Daily Star

When Sahuarita's Walden Grove High School PAC Dance Team performed on the popular show America's Got Talent earlier this month, they got a standing ...

School gives Sahuarita students an alternative | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

Last year was a bad year for the Coronado twins. For a variety of reasons, the Amado girls just didn't make it to Sahuarita High School regularly and were soon.

Half of kids attend schools in Sahuarita; 57 percent of teachers back  Sahuarita Sun

Half of Sahuarita's students and 57 percent of certified staff were back in the classroom today, the first day the Sahuarita Unified School District has opened its ...

Sahuarita dance team advances on TV's America's Got Talent  Arizona Daily Star

The PAC Dance Team from Sahuarita went viral last year after posting a dance video to YouTube.

Sahuarita High School softball team seeking first state title since 2011  Arizona Daily Star

The Sahuarita High School softball team needed a win in the play-in round just to qualify for the state tournament. Now, the Mustangs are on the cusp of winning ...

Teachers, students, parents plead with school board to back educators  Sahuarita Sun

The standing ovations at the Sahuarita Unified School District governing board meeting Wednesday night were loud, long and plentiful as teachers, parents and ...

Sahuarita high schools sweep dance championships  Tucson News Now

Dance teams from Sahuarita High School and Walden Grove High School won their classes over the weekend at the Arizona State Cheer, Pom, and Dance ...

Sahuarita students stage walkout over gun violence | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

Seven Sahuarita High School students added their voices to the #NeverAgain movement, walking out of school Wednesday, a week after 17 people were shot to ...

Mustangs blow past Dust Devils in OT | Local Sports News  Sahuarita Sun

Sahuarita High School football head coach Don Watt said he wanted to create excitement and he and the Mustangs delivered Friday night by knocking off last ...

Sahuarita could get a rugby club | Local Sports News  Sahuarita Sun

Jeff King wants to pass his love of rugby on to young people in the Sahuarita area and use it to bring them together.

High school student arrested in groping incident | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

A high school student was arrested Thursday morning after a teenage girl told police he repeatedly groped her at school.

Storm damages books at Sahuarita Intermediate School | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

Sunday's torrential downpour came at an inconvenient time for Sahuarita Intermediate School, which is in the beginning stages of a $1.9 million roofing project.

The yellow brick road led this local dance team to America's Got Talent  Arizona Daily Star

Mixing hip-hop hits with the classic "Wizard of Oz" story and characters, Walden Grove High School's PAC Dance Team landed an audition on America's Got ...

SUSD schools set enrollment caps | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

The Sahuarita Unified School District governing board established open enrollment caps for the 2018-19 school year during its meeting March 21.

A look inside: Brain scans for teens part of groundbreaking concussion program  Sahuarita Sun

Sahuarita Unified School District is making history again when it comes to brain concussed students.

Sabino stripped of state baseball title, championship to be vacated  Sahuarita Sun

The Arizona Interscholastic Association stripped Sabino High School's baseball team of its statewide championship on Tuesday, but the runner-up Sahuarita ...

Guess who's sporting a new ring — and why  Sahuarita Sun

The 2018 Sahuarita High School softball team received their state championship rings during halftime at Friday's SHS football game.

Fanning's 500th win is the story of Sahuarita High sports history  Sahuarita Sun

Researching Sahuarita High School softball coach Chris Fanning is like delving into the history of SHS sports itself.

Dad: Son made mistake fleeing campus, is distraught  Sahuarita Sun

The father of a 17-year-old Sahuarita High School senior who fled from police Wednesday, prompting the lockdown of seven schools, said his son made a ...

Sahuarita Town Council candidates Q&A | National Stories  Green Valley News

Seven candidates are seeking three open seats in the Sahuarita Town Council race. A candidate is elected by receiving a majority of all votes cast during the ...

Teachers vote on walkout; local schools mull decisions  Sahuarita Sun

Arizona teachers are voting this week whether to walk off the job after saying Gov. Doug Ducey's plan to give them a 19 percent pay raise over the next two.

For Sahuarita's Bryan Huie, the payoff comes when his players sign  Arizona Daily Star

The Yankees scout has helped turn local standouts into college players, pros.

Grades released for Sahuarita schools  Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Arizona State Board of Education just released the latest A-F Accountability System test results for the Sahuarita Unified ...

Walden Grove wins fourth state dance title; SHS wins first time out  Sahuarita Sun

When it comes to dance, Sahuarita rules. Both high schools won state championships over the weekend. It was the fourth win in a row for the Walden Grove ...

Sahuarita dance team to be featured on America's Got Talent  Arizona Daily Star

Remember that Sahuarita dance team's Wizard of Oz routine that took the internet by storm last fall?

Friday night's high school football matchups, predictions and score updates  Arizona Daily Star

Check back for live score updates throughout Friday night.

Sahuarita baseball awaits results of probe into competitor  Sahuarita Sun

Sahuarita High School's baseball coach isn't thinking about a TUSD investigation into possible recruitment violations by Sabino High School last season, even ...

DeSouza named assistant principal | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

Teddy Michael DeSouza has been named new assistant principal at Sahuarita High School.

Starting early: New coach, new rules, new vision for Mustang football  Sahuarita Sun

Sahuarita High School head football Coach Don Watt has given Mustangs not currently involved in other sports a new hangout.

Town employees deliver Christmas for teens in need  Sahuarita Sun

Each holiday season, Town of Sahuarita employees look for a way to give back to the community. Typically, they participate with Toys for Tots. But this year, they ...

High school baseball investigation moves forward | Local Sports News  Sahuarita Sun

Tucson Unified School District presented findings to its board in executive session Tuesday from an investigation into alleged illegal recruiting practices of ...

SHS names new football coach | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

The lone candidate for head football coach at Sahuarita High School is a familiar face in Southern Arizona athletics.

School boundary debate draws in Sopori, Anza Trail, Sahuarita Heights  Sahuarita Sun

A Sahuarita Unified School District advisory committee is still a couple of months from recommending the boundaries for the K-8 school under construction, but ...

Social media threats at Sahuarita schools  KGUN

Rumors circulated around social media this weekend about a possible threat at two schools in the Sahuarita Unified School District.

Everybody dance now! Sahuarita High launches its own team  Sahuarita Sun

Luis Arevalo knew what it was like to reap the rewards of hours of sweat and pain. He knew how it felt to be a part of an extended family,

SHS cheer team prepping for state championship | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

It's almost as if the Arizona Interscholastic Association created an event just for them, Sahuarita High School cheerleader Paige Cude said.

Sahuarita student makes elaborate homecoming proposal  KGUN

Sahuarita High School sophomore went all out when asking his date, Annette Rivera, to homecoming.

Tucson's Birchak TKO's opponent in less than a minute on national TV  KVOA Tucson News

TUCSON – Former Sahuarita High School wrestling standout Anthony “El Toro” Birchak headed up a big MMA fight card at the Casino Del Sol this weekend and ...

GALLERY: 'Tribute to Veterans' at Sahuarita Intermediate School  Green Valley News

Last Friday, Sahuarita Intermediate School held its "Tribute to Veterans" featuring patriotic songs, a slideshow tribute, and a special surprise guest.

SEASON PREVIEW: Sahuarita High football | Local Sports News  Sahuarita Sun

With monsoon winds blowing overhead, the Sahuarita Mustangs have been more focused on the ground as they prepare for what they hope will be a ...

Sahuarita High School Marching Band headed to State Championship  Tucson News Now

Sahuarita High School Marching Band will give a final performance before they leave to compete in the Arizona Band and Orchestra Director's Association ...

SHS two-sport player signs to play for ACU  Sahuarita Sun

Mustang catcher Tristan Waring signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play baseball for the Arizona Christian University Firestorm, in a ceremony at the ...

Season Preview: SHS Wrestling | Local Sports News  Sahuarita Sun

First-year head Sahuarita High School wrestling coach Bryan Stuart brings a lifetime of wrestling and a love of wrestling to the Mustang mats.

Six file to run for Town Council | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

This article has been updated to reflect the actual primary date of Aug. 28, the addition of a write-in candidate and the write-in candidate deadline.

It's a first! Local schools to host marching band competition  Sahuarita Sun

Music lovers, rejoice! For the first time, Sahuarita's high schools are hosting a marching band competition.

Here are the Arizona schools that will be closed Tuesday for #RedForEd walkout  AZCentral

Several large Arizona school districts have announced they will be closed Tuesday for walkouts.

Arizona high school and college players taken in 2018 MLB draft  AZCentral

Thirty-seven players with Arizona ties were taken over the course of the three-day 2018 MLB draft.

Season Preview: Sahuarita baseball loaded with young talent  Sahuarita Sun

The winds of change are blowing nearly as fast as the actual gusts that sweep from right to left across the baseball field at Sahuarita High School.

Southern Arizona high school graduations: When, where, why and what to give  Arizona Daily Star

It's that time. Here are things you need to know about local high school graduations.

High School Sports Roundup | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

Swimming. Walden Grove and Sahuarita High met in the pool Thursday in the final meet for the schools' seniors. WGHS has 17 seniors and SHS has three.

Franzone signs to play soccer for PCC | Local Sports News  Sahuarita Sun

Emma Franzone signed a letter of intent to play soccer for the Pima Community College women's soccer team Wednesday in the Sahuarita High School ...

GETTING READY: Walden Grove cheerleaders off to state, national competition  Sahuarita Sun

To say the 21 kids on Walden Grove High School's cheerleading team are dedicated is an understatement, Coach Alicia Mohler says.

Local midshipman completes 'sea year' | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

Midshipman Gunnar Johnson, son of Diane and Tim Johnson of Sahuarita, recently completed Sea Year training at the United States Merchant Marine Academy ...

Photos: Walden Grove vs. Sahuarita | High School Football  Arizona Daily Star

Sahuarita takes the crosstown rivalry with a win over Walden Grove.

LD-2 Candidates Debate on Education, Poverty, Environment and the Wall  Tucson Weekly

Candidates running for office in Legislative District Two laid out their plans for Arizona during last night's Clean Elections debate at Sahuarita High School.

SHS, WGHS bands take home awards | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

Marching band season is underway and Sahuarita and Walden Grove high schools did well during the Arizona Band and Orchestra Director's Association ...

Military teen honoree learns early what service is all about  Sahuarita Sun

Tristan Waring is not going to follow in his dad's footsteps and become an A-10 pilot, and his father couldn't be prouder.

2015: The year in review for Green Valley and Sahuarita  Green Valley News

JANUARY. 9: Newly elected congresswoman Martha McSally names CJ Karamargin as her district director. Karamargin was communications director for U.S. ...

Football players train with robots in order to cut injuries  KGUN

For the first time on a Southern Arizona high school football field, robots rolled on to the field as a part of the team. Sahuarita High School and Walden Grove ...

Photos: 2017 SkillsUSA Competition in Sahuarita | Tucson Business News  Arizona Daily Star

Students from Sahuarita, Benson, Cholla, Catalina, JTED, Canyon del Oro, Santa Rita, San Manuel and Vail high schools competed at the SkillsUSA Regional ...

13 Arizona March For Our Lives events planned: What to know to attend  AZCentral

See the itinerary for the march in Phoenix, which will likely draw thousands of people to the Capitol demanding gun-control laws.

Mustang marching band earns its way to state championships  Sahuarita Sun

The Sahuarita High Mustangs will be Southern Arizona's lone representative at the Arizona State Marching Band Championships later this month after qualifying ...

FULL RECAP: Mustangs trample Holbrook 46-0 | Local Sports News  Sahuarita Sun

It is 106 miles from Sahuarita High School to the American Leadership Academy-Ironwood in Queen Creek, site of the neutral field match-up of the Mustangs ...

Greg Hansen: 'Mr. Football' on Salpointe's blue-chip prospects and the Lancers' family business  Arizona Daily Star

The Star's longtime columnist previews Friday night's high school football Class 4A state championship game between Salpointe Catholic and Scottsdale ...

Resolve to give blood with the Red Cross  Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The American Red Cross encourages people to help meet the urgent need for blood and platelets by resolving to give blood ...

Junior colleges dropping football could affect local players  Sahuarita Sun

Local football players and a high school coach say a decision by the Maricopa County Community College District to discontinue all four of its football programs ...

SUSD welcomes two into Hall of Fame | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

The Sahuarita Unified School District named its 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees last month.

Collection: Desert View High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

The Star counts down the top 10 players in Desert View history.

Collection: Sabino High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Brooks Reed (56) lines up against the Jacksonville Jaguars during an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Dec.

Look who's having a great year: Sahuarita 49ers undefeated, eye Vegas trip  Sahuarita Sun

This reflects an update that the game has been moved to Walden Grove High School.

Collection: Rio Rico High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

The high school football season is finally here and the Star is providing an all-time list for each program in Southern Arizona. Amphitheater, Sierra Vista Buena, ...

Sahuarita's Sati Santa Cruz drafted by Phillies | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

One of Sahuarita's home-grown star athletes has literally made it to the big leagues.

Winslow bats erupt, River Valley falls in state softball semifinal for third year  Mohave Valley News

PHOENIX — The No. 1-seeded Lady Dust Devils played their worst game of the season in the state semifinal for the third year in a row.

The long run: Sahuarita coach's life is story of overcoming  Sahuarita Sun

Track and field gave Joe Prince life. Prince, 62, was raised by his paternal grandparents in East Palo Alto, Calif., where finding a dead body on his way to and ...

27 students trained as a Community Emergency Response Team  KGUN

Twenty-seven students from Sahuarita High School and Walden Grove High School are a part of the first CERT, Community Emergency Response Team, ...

Nine Sahuarita High School wrestlers arrested in assault  Green Valley News

Sahuarita police on Thursday arrested nine members of the Sahuarita High School wrestling team after a freshman was forced to the ground in the locker room, ...

Collection: Salpointe Catholic High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the top Salpointe Catholic football players in program history.

Members of Sahuarita family ID'd in I-19 crash  Sahuarita Sun

Updated at 3:15 p.m. with comments from SUSD. The four people taken to Banner University Medical Center in Tucson on Monday following a crash on ...

High school students enjoy discussion with Rep. McSally  Sahuarita Sun

Rep. Martha McSally spent more than an hour with about 50 Sahuarita and Walden Grove high school students Wednesday, but nobody talked politics.

Q&A with Chip Stratton | Schools  Sahuarita Sun

Chip Stratton, 50, is the new athletic director at Sahuarita High School, taking over for Chris Fanning, who stepped aside to focus on coaching. Stratton comes to ...

Here are the Arizona schools closing when teachers walk out Tuesday  AZCentral

Hundreds of schools remain closed as teachers call out for the #RedForEd teacher walkout.

Sahuarita High grad wins veterinary science honors | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

Jeremy Bessett of Sahuarita won first place in the veterinary science category at the 39th Annual HOSA-Future Health Professionals International Leadership ...

Welcome back! Former Mustang soccer players hit the field for a reunion  Sahuarita Sun

Some holiday traditions are centuries old. Some are still in their infancy. Sahuarita High School head soccer coach Louis Dachtyl hopes the tradition he has ...

NRA provided grants to more than a dozen Arizona high school shooting clubs

The NRA Foundation provided grants to 15 Arizona high school clubs between 2010 and 2016, giving equipment and money often used for competitive shooting ...

Draft women? These girls say yes  Green Valley News

The draft was created so that in times of emergency the U.S. would have enough manpower. But pretty soon the country could end up having extra womanpower ...

Collection: Sunnyside High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the all-time greatest Sunnyside football players.

Season Preview: SHS Girls Soccer | Local Sports News  Sahuarita Sun

Roberto Franzone — one of the fistful of first-year head coaches at Sahuarita High School — brings years of playing experience to guide the 2017 girls' soccer ...

The long route: Arivaca, Amado bus routes an all-day affair  Sahuarita Sun

Tony Quiroz has some advice for every new kid on his school bus — “Don't look down.”

Collection: Pueblo High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the best Pueblo football players in school history.

Collection: Palo Verde High School's top 10 football players of all time  Arizona Daily Star

A look at the best Palo Verde football players in school history.

Photos: Sahuarita vs. NW Christian in 3A State Semifinal baseball game  Arizona Daily Star

A great season comes to an end: Sahuarita High School fell to Northwest Christian, 0-4, in the 2017 3A Arizona state baseball semifinal game in Surprise, Ariz., ...

Friday night's high school football matchups, locations and predictions  Arizona Daily Star

By Justin Spears Arizona Daily Star. High school football cruises into another week with a slew of interesting matchups in Southern Arizona. Leading the way are ...

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