Sports

Gila Ridge High School has named Jessica Slaughter as its new head varsity football coach, becoming the first varsity female head coach for Gila Ridge and the Yuma Union High School District.  

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- A bipartisan coalition of legislators gave Gov. Doug Ducey a crucial victory Thursday as they approved his plan to expand off-reservation gaming in the state.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- State lawmakers are starting to pick apart the gaming deal that Gov. Doug Ducey wants them to rubber stamp.

Yuma Union High School District

Five high schools within the Yuma Union High School District will Livestream winter sports for parents and fans for the 2020-21 season. 

 

The access to games virtually comes after the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) reversed course and allowed winter sports to continue after halting them last month due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

But for those wanting to watch the games in-person, the AIA is only allowing two parents or guardians per home game for the home team only. 

Yuma Union High School District

After voting to end winter sports amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) reversed course and announced Tuesday that winter sports for the 2020-21 season can begin Jan. 18. 

This means basketball, soccer, wrestling, and spirit line can begin practice and games Monday with the regular season-ending March 5.

The Yuma Union High School District will allow two parents/guardians for each athletic home game. Those games will start on Jan. 25.

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