Soccer Archives | Desert Speed School

Greg Hansen’s State Championship Contenders

With the high school sports season right around the corner, Arizona Daily Star sportswriter Greg Hansen has included in his weekly Sunday column the Tucson-area teams he expects to contend for state championships this 2019-2020 season. Seven teams with Speed School athletes were included in his selections: Sabino Football (Nathan Swanberg, Max … Read More

Winter All-Stars: 41 Speed School Athletes Recognized

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Forty-one Speed School athletes were recognized this past winter for their performances on the court and field. These recognitions were highlighted by four athletes who earned various Player of the Year honors: Sabino’s Ben Kopiec (soccer), Salpointe’s Kate Connelly (soccer), and Tanque Verde’s Nikya Orange (basketball), and UHS’ Aerin McQuillen (soccer). Players recognized included: Soccer Kate … Read More

State Championship for Salpointe Girls

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Salpointe girls soccer won their 3rd consecutive state championship Wednesday night, defeating a strong Catalina Foothills team in a tough-fought 2-1 overtime win. Five Desert Speed School athletes are among the champion Lancer team: Kate Connelly, Sydney Lenhart, Grace Kaufman-Fuller, Catalina Alvarado, and Valentina Campos. The two squads faced each other after knocking … Read More

All-Tucson Matchup for State Championship

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It will be a battle of Speed School athletes against one another at Mountain View High School Wednesday night, with the 4A Girls State Championship on the line. Cross-town rivals and soccer powerhouses Salpointe and Catalina Foothills square off, and it will pit Lancers Kate Connelly, Sydney Lenhart, Grace Kaufman-Fuller, and Catalina Alvarado against … Read More

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