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DRHS Band is Hawaii-Bound for Pearl Harbor Day

Members of the award-winning Desert Ridge High School Marching Band will be heading to Hawaii in the coming weeks to take part in a Pearl Harbor Day parade. Under the direction of band director Stephanie Campbell, the band was selected…

DRHS Wins 44-24 over Brophy. Next Week: #1 Seed Mountain Pointe

Desert Ridge won their Division I playoff game Friday 44-24 over #12 Brophy. The #4 Desert Ridge Jaguars will face #1 Mountain Pointe on November 22 at McClintock High School in Tempe. Junior tailback Taren Morrison rushed for 358 yards…

Gilbert Schools President Will Approve of Apple Tax Incentive

In an email, Gilbert Public Schools Board President Staci Burk said that, while she is normally not supportive of corporate tax breaks, she will be voting in support of the tax break, clearing the road for Apple to move to the…

Desert Ridge wins first playoff game 56-10 over Desert Mountain: Brophy next

Desert Ridge had an easy victory on November 8, 2013 over Desert Mountain in a rematch from the regular season. #4 Desert Ridge won over #14 in the first round of playoffs with a score of 56-10. Desert Ridge will…

Grand Canyon University to Speed Up Development in Eastmark

Grand Canyon University leadership plans to speed up development and ensure that more amenities will be ready to go when the campus opens for classes in the Fall of 2015. The 100-plus acre development was orginally going to scale larger…

Crossfit Challenge Comes to Eastmark Nov 9-10

Fans of the popular Crossfit workouts will have an opportunity to test their strength and endurance at the Wicked West Challenge in Mesa next month. On November 9-10, close to 300 athletes will take over the Eastmark Great Park to push their…

DRHS Starts the Postseason By Giving Back

Desert Ridge High School’s Jaguar Football Team had a great 9-1 season, and is now headed into the postseason with a game on Friday, November 8 at home versus Desert Mountain, but the game isn’t the only thing the student…

Election Returns: Mesa Bonds Pass, Gilbert, QC Overrides Fail

Unofficial election returns showed both City of Mesa bond requests passing by more than 55% of the vote, approving a total of $130.8 million in bonds for public safety and infrastructure projects across the city. The bonds will support a…

Apple Moving to Signal Butte and Elliot: Will Be Bringing 700 Jobs

Governor Brewer announced today that Apple will be moving into the existing First Solar plant at Signal Butte and Elliot, and will create more than 700 jobs. “This will create at least 700 quality jobs in the first year and…

Desert Ridge Wins 56-13 vs Mtn View; Meet Desert Mtn in Round 1 Friday

Desert Ridge High School crushed Mountain View on Friday, November 1, with seven of eight touchdowns scored by Taren Morrison with 155 yards rushing.  The Jaguars, ranked #4 in Division I, finished off a 9-1 season where the only loss…