Former CDO football players Jared Tevis, left center, and Josh Robbins talk with middle school kids during a football camp at Canyon Del Oro High School last week.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 4:00 am
The University of Arizona introduced Rich Rodriguez as the new
head coach of the Wildcats’ football team.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 6:00 am
During national letter-of-intent day last week, students pledged
their commitments to the schools they plan to attend.
Monday, August 23, 2010 11:00 pm
It's hard to believe that, after finishing 14-0 and winning the
state championship, the Canyon del Oro Dorados may have snuck up on
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 11:00 pm
What can Ka'Deem Carey do for an encore?
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 11:00 pm
Josh Robbins won the state championship in the high jump with a
leap of 6 feet, 4 inches, was second in the long jump with an
effort of 22 feet, 10 inches, and was runner-up in the triple jump
with bounce of 44 feet, 4-1/4 inches.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Canyon Del Oro graduate Josh Robbins competed for the Dorados on the track and field and football squads. This coming year, Robbins is hoping he has what it takes to play on the University of Arizona football team.
Monday, May 31, 2010 11:00 pm
The Ironwood Ridge 5A-II track and field
season ended with another state championship for the girls. The
boys finished in third place when a fall in the last race cost a
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 12:00 am
When Southern Arizona's leading rusher,
Ka'Deem Carey, lofted a high-arching pass with good hang time into
the end zone to senior Josh Robbins for a 12-yard touchdown, Canyon
Del Oro took a 34-0, third-quarter lead over Sabino in the 4A-I
state championship football game Saturday at the University of
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 12:00 am
CDO's incredible 14-0 season was capped off by
an impressive 40-0 win over conference rival Sabino in the state
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Garrett Henderson wraps up a Sabino running back as Josh Robbins (13) and Bobby Henkel (40) help take him down during the first quarter of Saturday night's game.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to the Explorer, Ka'Deem Carey throws the ball to Josh Robbins for a 13-yard touchdown pass. Carey finished the game with 268 yards carrying and five rushing touchdowns.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 12:00 am
For Canyon Del Oro, the bad news was that Ka'Deem Carey had 16
yards rushing at halftime. The good news was that CDO held Cienega
star Willie Willis to five in the half.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to The Explorer, CDO senior Josh Robbins gets a hand from Ka'Deem Carey after Robbins shut down Cienega receiver Trent Simon in the second half of Friday night's game. Robbins, fighting through injuries, had two interceptions in the semifinal win.
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 12:00 am
At times Friday night, there seemed to be more cameramen than
players on the sidelines at Canyon Del Oro's football stadium.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to the Explorer, Canyon Del Oro's Josh Robbins (13) celebrates with Ka'Deem Carey after scoring a touchdown during the first half of Friday night's game. The Dorados went on to defeat Sabercats 34-21, making CDO the undefeated (10-0) 4A I Sonoran region champions.
Tuesday, October 27, 2009 11:00 pm
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 11:00 pm
During halftime of the showdown between Canyon Del Oro and
Catalina Foothills, a near-nude streaker raced across the field,
jumped a fence on the outskirts of the track and kept going.
Tuesday, September 1, 2009 11:00 pm
Last Friday morning, hours before going on to beat Ironwood
Ridge 27-13 in its season opener, the Canyon Del Oro football team
gathered with new head coach Dusty Peace to watch some game
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:00 pm
Call it the Iron / Gold Canyon Classic. Or the District
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 12:00 am
Until recently, postseason football has been garnering most of
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 12:00 am
For the second straight year, Canyon del Oro’s football Dorados
showed no quit Friday, coming back and “giving ourselves a chance
to win,” coach Pat Nugent said.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 12:00 am
Canyon Del Oro marched to a semifinal showdown with Scottsdale
Chaparral, using the fleet feet of Griffin Ronstadt and Ka’Deem
Carey to open a lead, then fending off Paradise Valley 27-20 in
4A-1 playoff action last Friday in Phoenix.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 12:00 am
Ask him what he loves about football, and he replies simply,
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, After catching a long pass, CDO's Josh Robbins runs into a Prescott defender as Dorado Ryan Retz blocks a would-be tackler during the second quarter of Friday night's game. The Dorados won 54-21.