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Cienega gets set to go in for a score in the third quarter, to pull within 14 points of Peoria Centennial. But the Coyotes pulled away from there to advance to the 5A state championship game.

Cienega’s football team put together a perfect regular season and rolled through two playoff games to pull within one win of its second state championship appearance in program history. But for everything the Bobcats have to remember about their 2016 season, Friday night provided plenty to forget. Read more»

Cienega and second-year coach Pat Nugent are a win away from the program's second state championship appearance. The undefeated Bobcats play Peoria Centennial in the 5A state semifinals at Tucson High on Friday night.

Southern Arizona teams have historically taken a back seat to their Phoenix-area counterparts and others in the northern part of the state. Here's a chance to prove that theory wrong. Cienega, Salpointe and Foothills play Friday; Sabino and Benson on Saturday. Each is just one win away from playing in a championship game. Read more»

Cienega coach Pat Nugent addresses his team after Friday's win at Mountain View, wrapping up an undefeated regular season and giving the Bobcats the No. 1 seed in the 5A state playoffs.

Jamarye Joiner and the top-ranked Bobcats finished off an undefeated regular season by holding on for a 43-28 win at Mountain View, sending Cienega into the 5A state playoffs as the No. 1 seed and the team to beat. Read more»

Desert View senior running back breaks lose in a win against Sahuaro earlier this season. The unbeaten Jaguars play at Cholla on Friday, with a chance to improve to 6-0.

Take a look at five questions for the final five weeks of the regular season of high school football action in Tucson. Read more» 1

Second-year coach Pat Nugent addresses his Cienega football team following a 42-0 win against Flowing Wells last week.

The Bobcats of 5A host Tucson High of 6A on Friday night in their biggest test of the season so far, with the AIA’s first batch of power rankings scheduled to come out next Tuesday. Cienega has a chance to improve to 5-0 for the first time since 2011, when it won its first 13 games and reached the state championship. Read more»