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Thursday, June 8, 2023

Lady Rams win 3 games, lose in 2nd round of tourney

The Maricopa High School girls basketball team won more games in two days than the whole first month of the season, but it wasn't enough to get past the second round of the Copa Hoops Tournament. Maricopa (5-10) was 3-3 in the two-day event and was ousted by Skyline in the second round Friday 40-20.

Rained out boys’ basketball game re-scheduled for tonight at home

When it comes to rain, snow and weather in general the first sport many people think of is football. However, that was not the case last Tuesday when a Maricopa Rams varsity basketball game was canceled because of rain.

Maricopa Wells schedule to change on Monday

Maricopa Wells Middle School will change its schedule by 20 minutes on Monday to help eliminate a long wait for buses that was creating discipline problems after school.

Police respond to false alarm at Maricopa High School

Maricopa High School underwent a lock down this afternoon after staff received a report that a student may be in possession of a gun....

Young artists recognized

Maricopa Wells Middle School had three sixth grade finalists in the recent Pinal County Attorney's 20th Annual Anti-Drug Poster Contest.

TV schedule for March Madness

It's mid-March, which can only mean one thing: the return of March Madness.

Adult softball registration set for Saturday

The registration process for the Spring 2008 season of adult softball in Maricopa will now be a "do or die" process with one chance to sign up.

Downed power lines delay Legacy School’s opening

Legacy Traditional School's opening day is now scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 4, following a mid-morning Monday accident when an 18-wheel delivery truck missed a turn and ran into a power line along Seven Ranches and Porter Roads on the south side of the Legacy campus.

QuikTrip only local bidder for MUSD’s gas business

At Wednesday night's school board meeting, governing board members had the opportunity to approve a bid from a local gas station to be the school's fuel supplier.

MHS girls’ volleyball loses to Empire at Tucson, 3-1

The Maricopa Rams varsity volleyball team lost last night in Tucson to Empire, 3-1.

Turnovers, penalties prove costly; Rams fall to Seton Catholic

It was a crisp cool Arizona desert night. The fans at Mesa Community College settled in, blankets and hot beverages in hand, to watch Maricopa take on the Seton Catholic Preparatory Friday night.

Maricopa woman wins Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

Maricopa resident and Tempe native Sally Meyerhoff won the women's division of the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon on Sunday.

School board selects top 10 political agenda priorities

The Arizona School Board Association (ASBA) and its representatives from the local school districts' governing boards provide input to guide legislators in their decision making about education.

MUSD again providing free and reduced-price meals

Maricopa Unified School District is again participating in the National School Lunch Program, which provides free and reduced-price meals for children.

Electronic devices and Internet sites problematic for young teens

Electronic devices and Internet sites problematic for young teens

Rams rally past Page for second consecutive victory

Ryan Sarver recovered a fumble in the end zone, and Travis Brown returned a punt for the game-winning score to lead the Maricopa Rams to a 17-13 victory Friday night over Page.

Legacy sixth grader takes third in county spelling bee

Anab Abdulle of Legacy Traditional School in Maricopa came in third at the 47th annual Pinal County Spelling Bee at Vista Grande High School in Casa Grande Friday.

Rams ready to compete on the court

With the high school basketball season getting underway, here is a look at the teams MHS will be putting on the court this year, with comments from the coaches on how well the school is likely to fare in league play.

City league adult football teams to form soon

Are you ready for some football?

MHS hosting Freshman First Day on Wednesday

The move from middle school to high school is a time of excitement and, perhaps, some anxiety.

Team Fit Kids debuts at Santa Rosa Elementary

Chances for Children-Arizona is initiating its Team Fit Kids program in Maricopa, aimed at the fourth and fifth grade students of Santa Rosa Elementary School.

MWMS students write their own ‘toy story’

Expository writing deals with explaining information; it doesn't tell so a story, so it's not generally a favorite among students. Unless, of course, they are in Joe Szoltysik's seventh and eighth grade class at Maricopa Wells Middle School and do a toy-making project.

Bulldogs bite Rams; girls’ volleyball team loses in straight sets Tuesday

The Maricopa Rams volleyball team was unable to avenge an early season lost to Safford on Tuesday night.

Rams beat Bears, 53-49

Freshman Julia Dickerson led three Maricopa players in double digit scoring with a game high 19 points as the Rams girls' basketball team triumphed over Coolidge High School for their fifth consecutive win, the second against the Bears this year.