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Softball All-Stars: 17 Players, 5 POY Selections

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Seventeen Desert Speed School athletes were recognized following the 2022 spring softball season, headlined by three players who garnered five Player of the Year honors. After pitching a shutout in the state title game to lead Sabino to the 3A state championship, Southern Utah commit Riley Nielson was named AZPreps365 … Read More

Nielson Pitches Title-Game Shutout

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As reported by the Arizona Daily Star, Desert Speed School athlete Riley Nielson pitched a complete-game shutout – surrendering just two hits – to lead her Sabino team to the 3A State Championship, defeating #2 Winslow 8-0 for the third-consecutive state title for Sabino. Desert Speed School athletes on the Sabercats roster … Read More

Six Athletes Among Top 100 Sports Figures

An annual Southern Arizona sports tradition is the Top 100 Sports Figures of the Year, as put together by veteran Arizona Daily Star sportswriter Greg Hansen. As usual, Desert Speed School athletes featured prominently in his compilation, with six athletes from the high school, collegiate, and professional level named to his … Read More

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