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National Signing Day: 5 Speed School Athletes Commit

Five Desert Speed School athletes made collegiate commitments last week, signing national letters-of-intent to compete at the college level. Cienega teammates Zach Mattas and Thomas Webb, Jr. both committed to the Western New Mexico football program along with Salpointe’s CJ Franks. Fellow Salpointe Lancer Colin Dreis committed to Montana football, while two-time state champion for the Salpointe … Read More

Salpointe’s Padilla to Play For Arizona

Speed School athlete and two-way Salpointe star Mario Padilla will be a Wildcat next year, head coach Kevin Sumlin and the UA staff announced last week. The 2018 Southern Arizona Athlete of the Year as named by AllSportsTucson, he will graduate from Salpointe this spring having been part of two consecutive state … Read More

Top 100 of 2018: Three Athletes Named

An annual tradition, Arizona Daily Star sportswriter Greg Hansen has named his Top 100 Sports Figures of 2018, and this year’s list includes three Desert Speed School athletes. Tennis stars Yash and Harsh Parikh made the list, with Yash winning 14 NCAA games as a freshman and Harsh achieving the #1 ranking in Arizona. Meanwhile, Sabino … Read More

Birchard, Tobin Receive Collegiate Honors

As reported by Andy Morales, a pair of Desert Speed School athletes were recognized by their respective colleges recently, with Will Birchard capping off an impressive men’s soccer season by being named to the Division III All-West Region Team. Birchard was recognized as Conference Player of the Week several times throughout the … Read More

National Signing Day: 11 Speed School Athletes Commit

A total of 11 Desert Speed School athletes signed national letters-of-intent last week to compete at the collegiate level, highlighted by back-to-back soccer state champions Grace Kaufman and Kate Connelly of Salpointe along with 2018 baseball state champion Preston Clifford. In all, athletes who made collegiate commitments included: Ajay Ram, Ironwood Ridge – Pima baseball … Read More

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