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State Championship for Salpointe

posted in: News, Volleyball

Congratulations to Jenna Johnson, Claire Dunn, and Hiliana Mizner – members of the 2016 4A State Championship Salpointe volleyball team. The #6-ranked Lancers were considered an outside shot entering the tournament, but defeated #4 Greenway in four sets to win the title. The win breaks a 23-year Southern Arizona state championship drought for … Read More

Way-too-Easy Step #1

posted in: Nutrition

Awhile back, we shared our philosophy on improving one’s nutrition. The concept is this: Make it simple. Instead of focusing on meal plans, or counting calories, or any of those details, focus instead on making small, incremental changes that may at first glance even appear to be “too easy.” A … Read More

Speed School athletes advance in playoffs

posted in: Football, News, Volleyball

A number of Speed School athletes have advanced another step closer to a state championship for football and volleyball, headlined by Salpointe football’s win over CDO. Linebacker Cameron Tober had 3 tackles and a sack for the Lancer defense, and Mario Padilla scored the only touchdown of the game to … Read More

Playoffs starting for football, volleyball

posted in: Football, News, Volleyball

With November here, the post-season is now upon us for fall sport athletes, and there is no shortage of Speed School athletes who will be on the field or court looking to possible state championships. Volleyball Sahuaro (Speed School athletes Maddy Baity and Bethany Cheatham) has been close to unstoppable all year and … Read More

Sophomore running back makes Daily Star Top 10

posted in: Football, News

Speed School athlete and Salpointe running back Mario Padilla is only a sophomore, but has already been making a difference for the Lancers – and getting recognition to go along with it. Earlier in the season, Padilla had a play that was named KVOA’s “Play of the Week,” and more … Read More

Andrew Edwards commits to New Mexico State

Speed School athlete and former Desert Christian ace pitcher Andrew Edwards has committed to pitch for New Mexico State, following a year at Central Arizona in which he finished with 57 strikeouts on a 5-1 record. Edwards was a first-team All-State selection in 2015 after leading Desert Christian to a third … Read More

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