Tuesday, August 10, 2010 11:00 pm
At Ironwood Ridge, it's understood that the pursuit of sports
excellence is a year-round endeavor.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Dee Dinota, Ironwood Ridge High School's strength and conditioning coach, has been teaching within the district for the past 28 years. Dinota has been working closely with the girls volleyball, basketball and soccer teams.
Tuesday, May 16, 2006 11:00 pm
May 17, 2006 - From my perch in the last row behind home plate
at the University of Arizona's Hillenbrand Stadium I watched as the
foul ball sailed over my head and onto the street.
Tuesday, April 18, 2006 11:00 pm
April 19, 2006 - About 100 parents and students from Ironwood
Ridge High School packed an Amphitheater school board meeting on
April 11 in support of P.E. teacher Dee Dinota, only to be told
they would not be allowed to address the board.
Wednesday, December 8, 2004 12:00 am
Dec. 8, 2004 - AHEAD OF THE GAME:
Thursday, June 17, 2004 11:00 pm
"I am a girl," barks a pack of Big Red Dawgs in awkward unison,
moments before taking the field to compete in the Oro Valley Fast
Pitch Association semi-finals. For this team of 11 and 12 year old
girls, softball is life. These girls and the 300 other players in
the Oro Valley league are the perfect example of why softball in
Pima County is rapidly becoming the number one sport.
Tuesday, December 2, 2003 12:00 am
After collecting and distributing 3,000 pairs of shoes for poor
children in the Amphitheater School District, the students of
Ironwood Ridge High School were treated to the spectacle of their
principal and two teachers getting their heads shaved, a teacher
who died her hair blue and a teacher who had the image of a shoe
tattooed on her heel.
Tuesday, December 24, 2002 12:00 am
The stack of Christmas toys piled high across a 60-foot by
20-foot stage at Picture Rocks school in the Marana Unifed School
District couldn't help but attract attention.