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Soccer, basketball, wrestling athletes honored

By Alex Washburn

March 23, 2011

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As the winter sports season came to an end, each team celebrated its accomplishments with a banquet, and athletes were acknowledged for their accomplishments and improvements throughout the season.   Here is a summary of each...

State Hockey champs ‘most looked at’ during Nationals

By Sylvio Martins

March 9, 2011

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After winning the Arizona state title, the Saints Varsity Hockey team advanced to the quarterfinals at the USA Hockey High School National Championships March 23 to 27 in Chicago. The Saints defeated their three opponents...

Girls’ Soccer finishes second in state

March 3, 2011

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No. 1-ranked Girls' Varsity Soccer lost the Class 4A- II championship match 1-0 on a penalty kick to Flagstaff Feb. 11 at Gilbert Campo Verde High.  Coaches questioned the foul called on freshman Rachel Jones as referees hesitat...

Boys’ Soccer wins state championship

March 1, 2011

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The boys’ soccer team took the field at Campo Verde on Friday, Feb. 11 with the intention of bringing home the "hardware" from the state championship; they succeeded. From the beginning whistle to the end, the Saints (20-1)...

Five seniors sign with Division 1 programs

By Mitch Laferriere

January 30, 2011

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Five NDP seniors have signed national letters of intent to play Division 1 college sports – one for football, one for soccer, and three for baseball. On Feb. 3, college football programs across the nation began making preparations...

Saints to compete in new AIA division II

Monica Turley

December 14, 2010

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   To save money on team travel time, high school teams will be competing not only  by school size but by their geographic location under new AIA section placements announced in December.     Although more cost effective,...

Foul Ball: the modern fan’s struggle with the world of sports

By Tyler Daswick

December 7, 2010

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   As a fan, I love sports. Like, a lot. I love watching sports. I love playing sports. I love talking about sports. Sports rock, and there is no denying it. But even the man who has ESPN.com as his homepage is starting to struggle...

Cross country teams place in Top 10 at state

By Monica Turley

November 8, 2010

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Both the Boys' and Girls' Cross Country teams finished their seasons with regional wins on Oct. 30, advancing to state where the girls finished in the top 10 and the boys in the top 20. At state on Nov. 6, the girls finished...

Female athletes form Build It! club

By Monica Turley

September 9, 2010

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Build It! - a new campus club for female athletes to gather and talk about the challenges they face as young competitors - is quickly becoming one of the largest clubs on campus. Build It! had around 40 members at its initial...

New athletic director plans to enhance program

By Monica Turley, Sports Editor

August 18, 2010

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  New Athletic Director Monica Barrett said she does not plan to make major changes to the current program but hopes to bring more attention to the more unnoticed sports, such as swim and dive and cross country.    Two mo...

Girls’ Track wins state

May 19, 2010

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   Last year, the NDP Boy’s Track team ousted Higley by twelve points to win the 4A-II State Championship. But on May 15, 2010, it was the Lady Saints’ turn, winning first place overall above Desert Edge and Mingus.   ...

With more on varsity, freshmen make their mark

May 19, 2010

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   Freshmen may be the "underdogs" on the NDP campus, being the youngest and newest kids in school, but the freshman Class of 2013 has shown its talents in the sports arena, which has resulted in many earning varsity lett...

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