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Jags Headed to Title Game!

The Desert Ridge Jaguars are headed to the State Championship Game!  The Jaguars toppled the #1 seeded, and defending State Champions, Chandler Wolves 24 to 21 in an epic contest.  The following is taken from East Valley Tribune’s Eric Smith: Before the season even began, Desert Ridge had a motto of “Rise Above”.  It meant

Jaguars Headed to State Semi-Finals!

The Desert Ridge Jaguars are going to the State Semi-Final Playoffs for the 5th time in 6 years.  Friday night the Jaguars dominated the #5 seeded Chaparral Firebirds, and came away with a 33 to 21 win.  The following was written by East Valley Tribune’s Ryan Bafaloukos: Desert Ridge took the opening kick off and

Klitzke, Mellow, Reyes Sign Offers!

Today was Letter of Intent Signing Day, for the early signing period for athletes competing in NCAA Division I and II sports.  Desert Ridge High School is proud to announce that they had 3 Athletes sign sign letters of intent today. Bailey Klitzke – Bailey has been on the Varsity Softball team since she was

Jaguar Cheer Qualifies for Nationals!

The Jaguar Cheer Team, who has been a power for years, today did something for the 1st time in the programs history!  BOTH the Varsity and JV Cheer Teams qualified for the USA Camps Nationals competition!!!  Congratulations to all the girls and to your coaches!  You put in countless hours, and now your hard work

Defense Leads Jags to 1st Round Win!

The #4 Seeded Desert Ridge Jaguars rolled to a 31 to 15 victory vs the # 13 seeded Liberty Lions on Friday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs.  In a re-match of the seasons opener, when the Jags eeked out a 48 to 45 win, the Jaguar defense controlled the game

Michael Orr Inspiring Story

Click on the link below to view an inspiring story on Jaguar Freshmen Football player, Michael Orr.  The Story Aired on 12 News on November 2.  Way to go Michael! http://www.12news.com/story/sports/high-school/football/2015/11/02/one-armed-michael-orr-making-plays-at-desert-ridge/74954996/#

Jags to Host Liberty 1st Round of Playoffs

The Playoff brackets were announced Saturday morning for the Division I Playoffs, and the Desert Ridge Jaguars ended up with the #4 Seed, which guarantees them home field in the playoffs, until a potential semi-final game at a neutral site.  The Jaguars will host #13 Liberty High School this coming Friday. These teams are familiar

Jaguars Cruise vs Highland

The Freshmen and JV football Teams knocked off in-district rival, Highland earlier in the week.  On Friday, it was the Varsity’s turn.  With a big crowd on hand to close out the regular season and recognize our Seniors, the Jaguars controlled things the entire game with a convincing 35 to 7 victory.  The Jaguars jumped

Jaguars Dominate Desert Vista for Homecoming Win!

On Friday night the Jaguars cruised to a homecoming victory with a resounding 43 to 17 win over Desert Vista.  The team rushed for over 300 yards and the defense limited what the Thunder could do throughout the game.  The Jaguars are now 7 and 2 and close regular season play with a home game

Jaguars 2nd Half Surge Gives them the Win!

The #6 Ranked Desert Ridge Jaguars traveled Friday night to battle #8 Red Mountain.  On a night where it rained for 2 hours prior to kick off, it appeared the weather may have put a damper on the Desert Ridge hopes for a win.  That is because Red Mountain jumped to a 20 to 0