Football Archives | Desert Speed School

Gilbert Named Top Scholar-Athlete

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As reported by Javier Morales of AllSportsTucson, Desert Speed School athlete and standout RB/LB Gavin Gilbert (Tanque Verde) was named the NFFSAC top scholar-athlete for the 2023-24 academic year. Gilbert led the state in tackles for the Hawks and was one of the top running backs in both yardage and touchdowns … Read More

Mele, Dreis In National Championship Games

A recent piece by Javier Morales on AllSportsTucson highlighted the Tucson-area lineman playing in the coming days in college football’s national championship games. Montana’s Colin Dreis and the Grizzlies take on South Dakota State this Sunday for the FCS national championship, while Matteo Mele will be with his Huskies team as … Read More

Fall All-Stars: 32 Athletes Selected

32 Speed School athletes were selected as Fall All-Stars this past season for their performances during the high school season. The list is highlighted by Tanque Verde seniors Hannah Haggard and Gavin Gilbert, who each received Player of the Year recognition for their sports following the volleyball and football seasons, respectively. Athletes recognized include: … Read More

Football All-Stars: 12 Players Recognized

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12 Desert Speed School athletes were recognized as Fall All-Stars for their performance on the field during the 2023 season, highlighted by Tanque Verde two-way standout Gavin Gilbert, who won multiple Player of the Year awards after leading his Hawks team to the best season in school history.   Players recognized include: … Read More

Dreis, Montana In National Championship Game

Following an overtime thriller – their second in a row – Speed School athlete Colin Dreis and his University of Montana teammates will play in the upcoming FCS National Championship Game January 7th. As reported by Montana Sports, the Grizzlies defeated perennial powerhouse North Dakota State 31-29 in overtime to punch … Read More

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