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Spring All-Stars: Softball

posted in: News, Softball

Congratulations to our 12 Desert Speed School athletes and softball players who earned all-star recognition following the spring high school season earlier this year. The list was highlighted by state champions Morgan Faunce of Empire (3A State Champions) along with Brooke Wild and Jordan Goedel of Salpointe (4A State Champions). Full list of athletes earning … Read More

Salpointe Boys, Girls Win State Titles

posted in: News, Track/XC

Desert Speed School athletes on the Salpointe boys’ and girls’ track teams were part of Lancer athletes who swept the Division III state championship meets recently. Distance runner Aric Accetta highlighted the results, taking home the 4×800 state championship along with his relay teammates, and also finishing 10th in the 3200m … Read More

Salpointe, Empire To Respective Title Games

posted in: News, Softball

As reported by Andy Morales of AZPreps365, Desert Speed School athletes from the Empire and Salpointe softball teams have advanced to the 3A and 4A state title games, respectively. Both schools made the final games following wins over fellow Tucson-area teams, with Empire (Morgan Faunce) defeating Tanque Verde (Chloe Hotchkiss, … Read More

Gilbert Named Top Scholar-Athlete

posted in: Football, News

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

MLK Classic At McKale

posted in: Basketball, News

The 20th Annual MLK Classic took place earlier this week at McKale Center, with three Desert Speed School-led teams in action on the University of Arizona home court. Desert Christian sophomore guard Tyson Dobbins led his Eagles team with 16 points in a 53-39 win over Benson. DCHS is currently ranked #3 … Read More

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