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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

Signing Day: 4 Athletes Sign

Desert Speed School athletes Malachi Allen (Salpointe volleyball) and Sasha Ganem (Salpointe swim) signed their collegiate letter-of-intents earlier this week to continue competing at the college level. Allen, a front-row player for the Lancers, signed with Kentucky State. Meanwhile, Ganem – a 3x state champion in the pool earlier this fall – signed … Read More

Ganem Named DIII Swimmer of the Year

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Salpointe standout swimmer Sasha Ganem was named Southern Arizona DIII Swimmer of the Year recently by AllSportsTucson, following a 2022 season in which she won three golds at the State Championship meet. Ganem also earned All-Start recognition from the site in the following events: 50 Free, 100 Free, 100 Back, 200 Medley … Read More

3 Swim Golds For Ganem

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Desert Speed School athlete and multisport athlete Sasha Ganem finished the Arizona State Championship swim meet with three gold medals and a bronze. As reported by Andy Morales of AllSportsTucson, the Salpointe senior won the 100 Back, too bronze in the 50 Free, and won gold along with her relay teammates … Read More

All-Stars: Girls’ Swim

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Desert Speed School athletes Sasha Ganem (Salpointe) and Avery Howayeck (Catalina Foothills) were both named AllSportsTucson All-Stars for their respective seasons in the pool. Ganem was named an All-Star for the 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay, 50 Free, and 100 Back; Howayeck, meanwhile, was recognized for her performance in the 200 IM, 200 … Read More

AZ State Swim Championships

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Desert Speed School athletes Sasha Ganem (Salpointe) and Avery Howayeck (Catalina Foothills) each represented their schools at the State Championships recently. Ganem took 5th in the 50 Free and 9th in the 100 backstroke, while she and her teammates took 3rd in the 200 Medley Relay and 4th in the 200 Free Relay. … Read More

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