Sedona Red Rock High School’s girls basketball team finally got over the hump, reaching its first state championship game after a 50-39 win over No. 4 Chandler Preparatory Academy on Friday, Feb. 23, at the Prescott Valley Event Center.
The No. 1 seeded Scorpions [22-0 power-point games] had the upper hand from start to finish over the Titans [21-1], leading 13-2 after the first quarter and 21-9 at halftime. They play No. 2 Leading Edge Academy – Gilbert, which defeated them in last year’s semifinal 63-47, for the Conference 2A title at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at PVEC.
Last season was one of learning and developing for both the boys and girls tennis teams at Sedona Red Rock High School.
This time around, with more experience and numbers, there is an air of excitement surrounding the courts at the south side of campus.
Sometimes you just have to think outside the box in order to make things better.
That’s what the city of Sedona is seeking to do as it takes part in an international pilot program on fiscal sustainability.
The program is being conducted by the Government Finance Officers Association, a 19,000-member professional association of federal, state and local finance officials throughout the United States and Canada. Partners in the program include the National Civic League, University of Southern California, University of San Francisco and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
From her debut in an “I Am Stuck on Band-Aids” commercial to her role in the soap opera “All My Children,” the spotlight was the sun shining upon actor-turned-director Cady McClain as she ran across the stage that was her playground for the first time.
At 9 years old, McClain entered the film and television industry. Just like being a Girl Scout, she said acting was just another norm to her adolescence — wondering why everyone around her was not acting.
Saying that it was a difficult decision to make, Joe Vernier announced his immediate resignation from the Sedona City Council.
While his announcement came the afternoon of Tuesday, Feb. 20, his resignation was effective the day before.
“It is with deep regret and disappointment that I resign,” Vernier said in a release. “For personal reasons, I will be relocating to Phoenix and will not be able to complete my term. I would like to thank the council and city staff for everyone’s contributions and work in making Sedona a world-class resort destination and a great place to live and work.
The search for a fifth member of the Sedona First District’s Governing Board is over.
The board made its decision during a special meeting held on Tuesday,
Feb. 20. Following two days of interviews, the board narrowed its choices down to RobertA lbrecht, Gene McCarthy and Steve Segner. The board debated for about five minutes before unanimously approving McCarthy, who served on last year’s bond advisory committee.
For a third consecutive season, the Sedona Red Rock High School girls basketball team has reached the Final Four of the Arizona Interscholastic Association 2A State Championship.
The Scorpions [19-0, 12-0 Central Region] are still trying to punch their ticket to their first-ever championship game, this year against No. 4 seed Chandler Preparatory Academy. At this point it is not even a mentality of one game at a time; it is one quarter at a time.