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Sabino senior Drew Dixon, who is verbally committed to play for the Arizona Wildcats, has accounted for 1,367 yards rushing and receiving, 1,100 passing yards and 34 total touchdowns. More importantly, he has the Sabercats in the state finals for the first time since 2009

The two programs are led by veteran coaches and a pair of Arizona Wildcats commits, hungry to go out as champions. Both programs are one win from achieving that mighty goal. 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»

Salpointe players huddle up around coach Dennis Bene after Friday's 34-7 win against Catalina Foothills, locking up the 4A Kino regional championship.

Sophomore Mario Padilla rushed for 149 yards and two touchdowns as freshman Bijan Robinson added 140 yards on the ground and a score of his own to help Salpointe top the Falcons on homecoming night. The Lancers locked up the 4A Kino regional title with a 34-7 win. 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

Rhett Rodriguez, right, poses with his father, Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez, after verbally committing to play for the Wildcats earlier this year. He's a senior quarterback at Catalina Foothills.

The Falcons will travel to face perennial power Scottsdale Saguaro on Friday night, taking on a team that has won three straight state championships and is coming off a nationally televised victory against Colorado’s 2015 5A state champion. Read more»