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New crosswalk installed across Sunnyside High School  KGUN

Before all of the lights and new poles, there was just a regular crosswalk connecting Sunnyside High School to a parking lot across the street.

Sunnyside High School's boys soccer team climbs national rankings  Arizona Daily Star

Sunnyside High School's boys soccer team has slowly — and quietly — been working on its game on Tucson's south side. But the Blue Devils' success isn't ...

Heroic efforts saved Sunnyside High School student  KVOA Tucson News

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Teen injured in shooting near Sunnyside High School  KGUN

Police say it happened at around 2 p.m. near Campbell Avenue and Bilby Road.

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.

Photos: Sunnyside 3, Cienega 0, boys high school soccer playoffs  Arizona Daily Star

The top seeded Blue Devils scored two early, added a penalty late in a shut out of the Bob Cats in the 4A state quarterfinals at Sunnyside High School, Tucson,

Glenn Posey set to become Sunnyside head coach again  Arizona Daily Star

Sunnyside High School didn't have to look far to find its next head football coach. Sunnyside alumnus Glenn Posey announced on Tuesday that he will return to ...

Sunnyside's Bioscience program prepares students for future careers  Arizona Education News Service

When students put on their lab coats and take part in the bioscience program at Tucson's Sunnyside High School, they learn what they need to succeed in the ...

Sunnyside’s wrestling dynasty keeps rolling  Arizona Daily Star

Sunnyside High school won its first state championship in 1965, when coach Jim Mielke's boys cross country team finished No. 1 in state.

Hansen's Sunday Notbeook: Motivated by AIA's slight, Sunnyside wins state title  Arizona Daily Star

Sunnyside coach Casey O'Brien gets a Gatorade bath from his players after his team beat Campo Verde 4-0 to win the 5A State Championship game in ...

Sunnyside assembly for Soccer & Wrestling AZ Champs  KVOA Tucson News

TUCSON – Sunnyside High School had a special assembly for the history-making, undefeated state championship soccer team and the 32nd Blue Devil state ...

Photos: Tucson teen graduates from Sunnyside HS after living on his own since age 15  Arizona Daily Star

Armando Alvarez, 19, started living on his own at the age of 15 due to conflicts with his family. He received a great deal of help from Youth On Their.

Sunnyside senior sets goals and gives back  KVOA Tucson News

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Photos: Sunnyside High School football through the years  Arizona Daily Star

Sunnyside High School football in Tucson through the years, from the files of the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen.

Arizona must invest today in our STEM workforce of tomorrow  Arizona Capitol Times

Raytheon Missile Systems is the largest private employer in southern Arizona, and one of the biggest in the state with a workforce that includes engineers from ...

Local News List of high school graduation dates around Southern Arizona KGUN 9 Digital Staff 8  KGUN

Students across Southern Arizona will be moving their tassels to the left this week, signifying the end of high school.

Sunnyside High School seniors achieve national auto certification  Arizona Daily Star

Training prepares students to work on Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, FIAT vehicles.

Sunnyside Coach & Mentor To Make Comeback at MMA RUF 32  KVOA Tucson News

TUCSON – Sunnyside High school assistant wrestling coach Ray Piña is making a big comeback in professional Mixed Martial Arts. The 3-time wrestling state ...

Red For Ed demonstrations planned at Tucson schools  KOLD

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Teachers from more than 20 schools plan to hold walk-in demonstrations on Wednesday, May 15, as they fight to keep the Red ...

Neto's Tucson: Mariachi Cobre's famed Roberto Martinez coming home to Sunnyside  Arizona Daily Star

It's not every day that former Tucsonans, whose hearts and roots remain in the desert valley, have an opportunity to return home. That day has come for Roberto ...

9. Glenn Posey, WR, 1986  Arizona Daily Star

Posey had the size at 6-foot-3 and 170 pounds to be an elite receiver, but his speed (4.7 40-yard dash) dictated a role somewhere else on the field. Posey ...

Bravo-Young replicates Sunnyside success  Arizona Daily Star

Another tough sport: Wrestling. Sunnyside High School grad Roman Bravo-Young, 182-0 as a Blue Devils wrestler with four state titles, was seeded No.

Raytheon tutors make math fun at Sunnyside High  Arizona Daily Star

"Math Nights" aim to improve the math success rate of students at the southside district.

Sunnyside grad Roman Bravo-Young's wrestling move at Penn St. goes viral  KVOA Tucson News

PENN STATE – Former Sunnyside High School wrestler Roman Bravo remains unbeaten at the College level. He's 6-0 at Penn State. His recent move against ...

6. David Adams, RB, 1981  Arizona Daily Star

Adams wasn't even the best runner in his own backfield in 1980, as the junior played sidekick to the record-breaking Fred Sims. His talent was obvious, though, ...

JTED could open center at Sunnyside alternative high school  Arizona Daily Star

Part of the property at Sunnyside Unified School District's alternative high school could soon be home to a new career and technical education campus.

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona  KVOA Tucson News

TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona ...

Sunnyside High senior cheers on after serious injury  Arizona Daily Star

When Sunnyside High School cheerleader Margarita Rivera injured her back, she said it felt like the world was ending.

Voters say no to budget override for Sunnyside school district  Arizona Daily Star

Sunnyside Unified School District's losing streak continued in Tuesday's election, as voters rejected a budget override that would have brought the district ...

Sunnyside schools see improvement with turnaround program  Arizona Daily Star

Principals report improvements in schools to Governing Board.

For Richard Sanchez, Santa Rita reclamation project a chance to reach, help kids  Arizona Daily Star

The Sunnyside coaching legend is coming out of semi-retirement to lead the Class 2A program.

Tucson Santa Rita hires former Sunnyside coach Richard Sanchez to lead football program  AZCentral

Richard Sanchez, the man responsible for turning around Sunnyside High School's football program decades ago, is now taking over another struggling ...

Greg Hansen's Top 100 Sports Figures of 2018: 80-61 | Tucson Sports  Arizona Daily Star

Star columnist Greg Hansen counts down the most prominent sports figures in Southern Arizona from 2018. Find out who makes the cut.

Photos: Sunnyside High School Graduation | Photography  Arizona Daily Star

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Roman Bravo-Young loses first college match  Arizona Daily Star

After 3½ years, Sunnyside High School alumnus Roman Bravo-Young lost a school-season wrestling match. The Penn State freshman, who went 182-0 at ...

Once-homeless teen realizes his dreams thanks to 'angels'  Arizona Daily Star

Sunnyside senior is one of hundreds of homeless or formerly homeless Pima County teens who are set to graduate this spring.

Photos: 2018 high school graduations in Tucson | Local news  Arizona Daily Star

A student celebrates getting one step closer to her diploma as the 380 seniors find their seats at graduation ceremonies for Catalina Foothills High School, ...

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

The Star's Justin Spears breaks down and predicts how each matchup across Southern Arizona will play out during the last week of the regular season.

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.

Greg Hansen: Southern Arizona's Top 100 Sports Figures of 2018  Arizona Daily Star

Star columnist Greg Hansen counts down the most prominent sports figures in Tucson and the surrounding region to ring in the new year. Here's the complete ...

After lead cleanup, Sunnyside welding shop to become weight room  Arizona Daily Star

About $300,000 will be spent to clean up a lead-contaminated former welding shop at Sunnyside High School and renovate it to a weight room, officials said.

Sunnyside student-athletes set rivalry aside to support Pueblo peers  Arizona Daily Star

Sunnyside High School's student-athletes are setting sports and district rivalries aside to organize a fundraiser that will help support Pueblo Magnet High School ...

Top three Tucson athletes of the week  Arizona Daily Star

1. Briggs Duce. Arizona's junior golfer from Sierra Vista shot a 66 Thursday at the U.S. Open local qualifying event, one of four golfers from a field of 74 at.

Gridiron Guide: Sunnyside a must-see, must-eat  Arizona Daily Star

The eighth in our tour of Tucson's high school football stadiums.

Sunnyside chief: Boosting student achievement is top priority  Arizona Daily Star

Improving student performance is the top priority for Sunnyside Unified School District, its superintendent said. “All of our efforts have to be in *service* to that goal ...

Sunnyside students participate in hour of coding  Arizona Daily Star

The district wants to get more kids interested in computer science.

Tucson mariachi, 'beloved maestro' 'Cuco' Del Cid, dies at 73; services scheduled for Monday  Arizona Daily Star

Refugio Del Cid, who for more than 20 years taught mariachi music at Sunnyside High School after performing with some of Mexico's top singers and mariachi ...

Harrison leaving Sunnyside to put 'stamp' on another program  Arizona Daily Star

It's tough to leave, but I think it's exciting, too,” coach says.

Sunnyside wrestling team stripped of wins, state runner-up trophy  Arizona Daily Star

Sunnyside's wrestling team was stripped of last season's section championship and Division I state runner-up trophy by the Arizona Interscholastic Association ...

No. 49 • Sunnyside wins first wrestling championship under Klostreich, setting up dynasty  Arizona Daily Star

Feb. 24, 1979: Sunnyside wins the first of 30 state wrestling championships.

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Salpointe Catholic's run to state title game is one for the ages  Arizona Daily Star

Salpointe players cheer their fans after they defeated Sahuaro 53-6 in their state 4A semifinal at Mountain View High School, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, Marana, Ariz ...

8. Bobby Valdez, QB, 1986  Arizona Daily Star

At the end of the 1985 season, Sunnyside quarterback Bobby Valdez finished second to Sahuaro's Brad Chilcote in the race for Tucson's QB crown despite ...

Tucson Unified school board race brings enrollment, budget challenges to the fore  Arizona Daily Star

It's no secret that Tucson's largest school district has its fair share of struggles: plummeting student enrollment, budget shortfalls, and dozens of poorly performing ...

Sunnyside students plant "Trees for Tucson"  KGUN

Sunnyside High School students have started planting the forest of the future. They're participating in the "Trees for Tucson" program along with energy ...

New program manager at Las Artes Arts & Education Center  KOLD

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The new program manager of Pima County's Las Artes Arts & Education Center has more than a decade of experience ...

Sabino High forfeits 9 girls basketball games for self-reported recruiting violation  Arizona Daily Star

The Sabino High School girls basketball team has forfeited nine games, due to a self-reported recruiting violation.

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Arizona Wildcats make a national splash by hiring DeMarco Murray  Arizona Daily Star

A few days after Arizona hired John Mackovic as its football coach in 2001, I got a call from ex-Wildcat All-Pac-10 running back Vance Johnson, a three-time ...

Sunnyside uses 96-yard interception return to top Nogales in season opener  Arizona Daily Star

Jose Silva's highlight-reel play gives Blue Devils a win in Southern Arizona's first high school football game of the season.

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.

Desert View HS agriculture program at risk of shutting  Arizona Daily Star

The agriculture education program at Desert View High School is at risk of being shut down as enrollment numbers have been consistently low over the years.

Arizona Christian Football Signs 92- Largest Recruiting Class Ever  Victory Sports Network

On Wednesday, Arizona Christian Football signed their largest recruiting class ever on National Signing Day as 92 recruits signed to play for ACU...

Football coaching legend Richard Sanchez takes over Santa Rita's program  Arizona Daily Star

Richard Sanchez, the man responsible for turning around Sunnyside High School's football program decades ago, is now taking over another struggling ...

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.

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Arizona's new, big building part of the Pac-12 facilities race  Arizona Daily Star

The Cole and Jeannie Davis Indoor Sports Center is a 45,000-square foot facility that has a roof height of 65 feet. Most of the other Pac-12 schools also have an ...

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 ...

Safford police, AIA investigating CDO wrestler who 'aggressively tackled' Salpointe coach  Arizona Daily Star

Safford police say a Canyon Del Oro wrestler, 18-year-old Michael Buda, "aggressively tackled the coach of his opponent team" during Saturday's sectional ...

Tucson couple's landscape draws from barrio influences  Arizona Daily Star

The landscape of the east side home is described as "whimsical and fun."

Tucson High forfeits nine games after using an ineligible player; Badgers plan to appeal  Arizona Daily Star

Tucson High's boys soccer team has forfeited nine games after learning that one of its players took part in a tournament and played in the Tucson Association of ...

Star endorsement: Leila Counts and Adam Ragan for TUSD Governing Board  Arizona Daily Star

The Arizona Daily Star endorses Leila Counts and Adam Ragan for the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board.

“Please, please call”: Families desperate for someone to speak up in unsolved Tucson murders  KOLD

Families are hoping someone speaks up to help investigators.

Road Runner: Unraveling pavement on I-10 in Tucson brings concrete solution  Arizona Daily Star

Work has begun on a portion of Interstate 10 to replace worn-down rubberized asphalt that has become a safety concern for motorists.

Kuhm to return as RRHS football coach | Local Sports News  Nogales International

Nogales High School vice-principal Kevin Kuhm is headed back to Rio Rico High School to take over a Hawks football program he once led to its only ...

Failure rates fall under Sunnyside's freshman academy model  Arizona Daily Star

The improvement is attributed to the freshman academy model, which separates the freshmen from the upper school.

Pima College hosts Bruce Fleck Classic starting tonight on campus  Arizona Daily Star

The Pima College women's basketball team will take on the toughest challenge of the 2018-19 season to date this week, when they host the Bruce Fleck Classic ...

Sunnyside JTED teacher brings work to campus lab  Arizona Daily Star

Students get a feel for the work by doing gene tests on corn seeds.

Greg Hansen: AIA's 'Open 8' playoff format should help long-forgotten Tucson teams  Arizona Daily Star

Something had to be done to change the uninspiring, all-Phoenix-all-the-time process. The AIA has a plan.

Tucson's Michael Smith can't wait to watch alma mater play in hometown  Arizona Daily Star

The Star talked to Smith, who is current serving on Oregon State's strength and conditioning staff.

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Arizona leaning on lawyers while it evaluates hoops program  Arizona Daily Star

Arizona moved quickly to fire assistant Mark Phelps, center, on Wednesday. The Wildcats are trying to show they won't tolerate rule-breaking, but will that help ...

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.

Pima County offering summer youth programs  KOLD

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Youth ages 14 to 21 have just days left to apply for Pima County's Summer Youth Employment Program. The deadline to apply ...

Posey leaves Sunnyside's football program for Pima College  Arizona Daily Star

The coach said differences with the administration factor into his decision.

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Pima's 'pumpkins' head east in search of a title  Arizona Daily Star

Star columnist Greg Hansen chimes on Chase Budinger's big break, Arizona's soccer success — and why Robert C. Robbins' alma mater might target him as its ...

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Host Wildcats have real chance in Pac-12 championships  Arizona Daily Star

UA redshirt junior Carlos Villarreal, a Rio Rico High School graduate, is ranked No. 1 among the Pac-12's 1,500-meter runners and No. 2 at 800 meters.

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

The high school football season is just around the corner and the Star is counting down the days with a top 10 all-time list for each program in Southern Arizona.

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

A look at the top Sahuaro Cougars in program history.

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

A look at the best Rincon/University football players in school history.

Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Brian Peabody has rebuilt Pima College's basketball program  Arizona Daily Star

Head coach Brian Peabody bumps fists with forward Robert Wilson at last year's rally for the Pima men's basketball team. The Aztecs return to the national ...

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.

Cochise County officials: Man arrested in connection with October sexual assault  Arizona Daily Star

A Cochise County man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault in October, officials say.

Amphi's Jackson Ruai turning childhood dream into hoops reality  Arizona Daily Star

Panthers' lanky guard has Division I scholarship offers.

Sahuaro sophomore Alyssa Brown finds her 'own little zone' on the court  Arizona Daily Star

The Sahuaro girls basketball team suffered a tough loss Monday in a battle of top-ranked teams. East-side rival Sabino, ranked No. 1 in Class 3A, beat the 4A ...

UCLA reportedly to fire basketball coach Steve Alford  Arizona Daily Star

Alford landed former Arizona commits T.J. Leaf and Shareef O'Neal.

Prolific scorer Evan Nelson has Salpointe Catholic basketball team thinking of a title run  Arizona Daily Star

Junior point guard is averaging 18.7 points per game for Lancers, who boast a 21-1 record.

2015-16 Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Jacob Inclan, Sunnyside  Arizona Daily Star

What he did: Inclan capped off a stellar four-year career by leading the Blue Devils to the Division II, Section I championship and a trip to the state quarterfinals ...

'We want to be challenged': Sabino ready for MLK Classic tilt against rival Sahuaro  Arizona Daily Star

Since returning to Tucson after winter break, Sabino High School's girls basketball team has gone on a tear. The Sabercats are 4-0, outscoring their opponents ...

A huge list of the 98 locations feeding kids for free this summer  Arizona Daily Star

Any child under 18 can eat breakfast and lunch for free at these locations.

'Soccer was our main language': This Tucson program boasts players from 20 countries  Arizona Daily Star

Gabriel Rocha had two goals for Catalina High School's boys soccer program in his first season as coach: to change the culture and to qualify for (and win) a ...

Manuel Davila: Southern Arizona schools are on the right path  Arizona Daily Star

The Arizona Education Project was formed to make sure people know the positive news about our schools.

Sunnyside continues road success with rout of Nogales  Arizona Daily Star

NOGALES – Nobody on the Sunnyside football team knows exactly how much time they have spent on the bus over the last three weeks. All they know is that ...

Jermaine Watts led Sunnyside to rare unbeaten basketball season  Arizona Daily Star

Star columnist Greg Hansen is counting down the 100 best days in Tucson sports history. Up next: No. 26.

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