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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 ...



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

Star sports columnist Greg Hansen offers his opinion on recent sports news.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Photos: Sunnyside High School 2018 Graduation | Local news  Arizona Daily Star

Three hundred and ninety-six seniors received their diplomas during a graduation ceremony at Sunnyside High School. Friends and family cheered them on ...



Tucson’s version of the National Voter Registration day focusing on youth vote  KOLD

The latest numbers show young people are registering to vote. TargetSmart says voter registration among 18 to 29 year olds has increased by 7.6 percent in the ...



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’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.



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 ...



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.



Sunnyside High School seniors achieve national auto certification  Arizona Daily Star

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Sunnyside High auditorium serves as courtroom in campus visit  Arizona Daily Star

Jessica Drezek, 16, asks a question to the panel of judges after oral arguments were completed. Students expressed interest in the challenges lawyers and ...



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.



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 ...



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

Star sports columnist Greg Hansen offers his opinion on recent sports news.



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.



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: Sunnyside High School Graduation | Photography  Arizona Daily Star

What if I told you Pinterest has over 70 million users who are more than willing to share your brand and products for you? Intrigued? It's easier than breaking a ...



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.



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.



Sunnyside schools chief: 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 ...



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.



Education Notes: 4 Marana teachers score $600 STEM education grants  Arizona Daily Star

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



Sunnyside students plant "Trees for Tucson"  KGUN

Sunnyside High School students have started planting the forest of the future.



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

Five candidates, including three newcomers, are vying for two open seats on the TUSD Governing Board.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

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



Sunnyside students participate in hour of coding  Arizona Daily Star

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



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.



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 ...



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

The Star counts down the days until high school football season with each high school in Southern Arizona's all-time Top 10 player list.



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.



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

Amphitheater has produced great talent, specifically from the Vern Friedli era.



Sunnyside schools see improvement with turnaround program  Arizona Daily Star

Principals report improvements in schools to Governing Board.



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.



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.



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 ...



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

Star sports columnist Greg Hansen offers his opinion on recent sports news.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Sunnyside football coach Glenn Posey steps down to join Pima staff  Arizona Daily Star

He posted a 30-24 record over five seasons with the Blue Devils.



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.



10 best high school quarterbacks in local history  Arizona Daily Star

Editor's note: This summer, Star columnist Greg Hansen is counting down the top 10 of just about everything related to Tucson sports.



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 ...



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: 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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

High school football in Arizona has become so acutely lopsided that the average score in last season's state football playoffs — 45 upper-division games over a ...



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

Panthers' lanky guard has Division I scholarship offers.



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: Flowing Wells 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.



Oscar Romero to join college staff after 29 seasons, 400-plus wins at Tucson High  Arizona Daily Star

Coach will join the coaching staff at Division II Adams State.



Photos: Sunnyside's football stadium | High School Football  Arizona Daily Star

Here's a look at Sunnyside High School's football stadium.



9. Richard Sanchez, Sunnyside football and wrestling  Arizona Daily Star

Part I: Sanchez led the Blue Devils to five consecutive state wrestling championships. Part II: He retired from wrestling and rebuilt a long-struggling Sunnyside ...



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.



Collection: Empire 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.



One reason the NAU series has been paused  Arizona Daily Star

Since the Board of Regents in 2004 strongly suggested Arizona and ASU play NAU in football every season, alternating years, the Lumberjacks have gone 0-11.



Beyond the mat | Local News Stories  Sahuarita Sun

Wrestling saved Mike Munkelnbeck, now he's using it to help others.



Former Sunnyside HS band instructor admits to sexual relationship with 15-year-old student  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A former Sunnyside High School band assistant is headed to jail in handcuffs for an illicit relationship with a student. But even though ...



'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 ...



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

A look at the top Sahuarita Mustangs in program history.



UCLA reportedly to fire basketball coach Steve Alford  Arizona Daily Star

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



Toy drives to benefit 'Miracle on 31st Street,' Salvation Army  Arizona Daily Star

Hughes Federal Credit Union is a hosting a toy drive in partnership with La Caliente and La Buena Radio to benefit the Miracle on 31st Street holiday party.



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

2002 football player of the year: Catalina's Phillip Pickett, left. 2002 football coach of the year: Catalina's Shawn Wasson, right. Photo by A.E. Araiza / Arizona ...



Bill amending Arizona's English-language-learner model is revived  Arizona Daily Star

A bill allowing students learning English to spend just two hours a day in language-development classes, rather than four, has been resurrected from its seeming ...



Young people need to step up and vote  Arizona Daily Star

Voting is personal. Many high school students don't feel the need to register to vote or to even vote at all. The common response from students is, “Why does this ...



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.



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.



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

The high school football season is just over two months away and the Star is counting down the days with a Top 10 all-time list for each program in Southern ...



Sunnyside re-opens search for football coach after Kuhm resigns  Arizona Daily Star

The 28-year old is returning to Nogales to be the athletic director and football coach.



Photos: Year in Review: Mamta Popat's top photographs for 2018  Arizona Daily Star

Some favorite photos from 2018 as selected by Arizona Daily Star photographer Mamta Popat.



A look at what life was like in Tucson in the 1970s  Arizona Daily Star

An image of East Speedway, once dubbed America's “ugliest street” by Life magazine, looking east from Alvernon Way . Jose Galvez / Arizona Daily Star ...



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