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Aug. 22 – NCAA Athletic Clearance Presentation

DRHS Athletics and Counseling, in conjunction with Parent University, would like to invite all parents and student-athletes to a very valuable presentation on how student-athletes can get cleared and eligible to compete at the NCAA and NAIA Levels – what classes you need to take in high school, SAT, ACT scores, etc… There will also […]

Jags Logan Commits to Stanford!

Article courtesy of Richard Obert – AZCentral Sports Mesa Desert Ridge senior cornerback Donjae Logan was never more ecstatic earlier in the week when Stanford offered him a football scholarship. But he took a couple of days, before announcing on social media on Friday night that he will be playing for the Cardinal. “It’s everything […]

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Logan & Wolfe Student-Athletes of the Year!

Wednesday was Awards Night at Desert Ridge High School and Donjae Logan and Jaidyn  Wolfe were named the Male and Female Jaguar Student Athletes of the Year!  Both were given a plaque, along with a gift certificate for receiving this honor.  Unfortunately Logan couldn’t make the ceremony as he was busy competing in the State […]

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Flores HR Derby Fundraiser a Hit!

This past Sunday afternoon the Desert Ridge Baseball Booster Club Held a fundraiser for former Jaguar Baseball Player – Taylor Flores.  Taylor recently dealt with health complications from his diabetes that laid him up in the hospital for a couple of weeks.  To help off set medical costs the Jaguars Boosters Club held a home […]

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Ackerman Softball POY Finalist!

Desert Ridge Athletics is proud to announce that Shaylee Ackerman is a Finalist for Arizona Republic Softball Player of the Year!  Ackerman, a sophomore pitcher and outfielder, is batting .537 with 43 RBI, and 12 Home runs.  As a pitcher, she has a 2.29 ERA.  She has played a major role in the Jaguars current […]

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Jag Softball Advances to Quarter-Finals

On a gorgeous Saturday morning at Jaguar Softball Stadium, the Desert Ridge Jaguars defeated Westview High School 7 to 1 in the opening round of the Class 6A State Playoffs. It was a close battle for most of the game with the scored tied at 1.  However, in the bottom of the 6th inning, the […]

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Jag Track & Field State Bound!

The Desert Ridge Track and Field Program had a record breaking season and are sending a school record number of athletes to the State Track Meet next week!! Congratulations to our awesome coaching staff and to all of our Boys and Girls Student-Athletes who qualified for the State Track meet.  The State Meet will be […]

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Jag Softball Playoffs Saturday!

The Desert Ridge Jaguar Softball Team capped off an outstanding 20 and 4 regular season last week.  On Thursday the AIA released the Brackets for the State Playoffs and the Jaguars come in as the #6 Seed.  Desert Ridge will face off against #11 Seed Westview this coming Saturday, April 29.  The game will be […]

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O’Bryan Named Girls Basketball Coach

It is my pleasure to announce that Erin O’Bryan has been named the new Head Girls Basketball Coach here at Desert Ridge High School.  Coach O’Bryan starred in High School at Highland High, where in 2003 she was the Gatorade Arizona Player of the Year, and led her team to an undefeated 33 and 0 […]

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Cheer Shines at Nationals!

The Desert Ridge Cheer Team traveled to Anaheim, California for the National Cheer Competition this past weekend.  Over 400 schools from across the country had teams represented, and the Desert Ridge Cheer Team did a remarkable job!  Things started off on Friday with the Stunt Team.  Back in January the 4 member squad won the […]

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    RT @RachelLubay @dridgeathletics This was so informative! So grateful to have this info when my son is a Freshman!

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