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Desert Christian looking to three-peat

posted in: Baseball, News

Speed School athlete Andrew Edwards will take the mound this season as the Eagles’ ace with one goal in mind – a third consecutive state championship. Coming off a junior season in which he carried a 1.12 ERA along with a .494 average at the plate, the senior pitcher also … Read More

Empire’s Woolridge competitive on the mound

posted in: News, Softball

Speed School athlete Brittany Woolridge – known for her fast working pace on the mound along with her competitive fire when facing opposing batters – was recently profiled in the Arizona Daily Star as the 2015 softball season kicks off. Full article Woolridge, a senior, is considered one of the top pitchers … Read More

Five memorable winter performances

posted in: Basketball, News

Speed School athlete Deion James was recently listed by the Arizona Daily Star as having turned in one of the top five performances of the winter sports season. His offensive explosion led his Empire team to a near-upset of heavily favored Cienega in the last game of the regular season. See the … Read More

National Signing Day; 7 Speed School athletes commit

With National Signing Day having come and gone, seven Speed School athletes have signed national letters of intent to continue at the collegiate level, with more certain to come. These include: Brianna Pitre, basketball (Sabino) – Texas Pan-American Marcus Edwards, football (Sabino) – Naval Academy Seth Doser, football (Buena) – Mesa … Read More

National age-group titles for young athlete

posted in: News, Track/XC

Already having won the 800m title in his age group, Derrick Silva recently added a second national championship in the 11-12 age group in winning the 2014 Junior Cross Country Championships. In what was described as one of the closest – and certainly most exciting – races of the day, … Read More

Record for James and near-upset for Empire

posted in: Basketball, News

Empire was led by senior Deion James’ 31 points in a near-upset of neighboring Cienega in the boys’ basketball playoffs, ultimately falling 66-63. The 31 points scored by James give him 1,650 for his career, an Empire school record. See Andy Morales’ fantastic full game recap…

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