Two goals in the final 11 minutes lifted the Sedona Red Rock High School boys soccer team to a 4-3 win over Veritas Preparatory Academy on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at John Ordean Stadium.
Scorpions sophomore forward Michael Lagorio secured the win from the penalty spot with seven seconds remaining, and the team improved to 2-0 in 3A Region 1 play and 4-3 overall.
Hannah Ringel, a 2017 Sedona Red Rock High School graduate, made her NCAA debut with the University of Idaho track and field team.
At times the two-hour meeting between representatives from the Arizona Water Company and residents became heated due to a proposed 1.5 million gallon water tank near the Mystic Hills subdivision.
Around 60 people turned out on Jan. 10, at the Sedona United Methodist Church for the first public meeting to discuss the project since last March. Several of those nearby residents who spoke said they are not opposed to the project, just its location. The tank would be installed on vacant land owned by the company at the intersection of State Route 179 and West Mallard Drive.
“New year, new me” may be a rallying motto to inspire resolutions, but for the Sedona-Oak Creek School District, it’s new year, more of the same.
At its first Governing Board meeting of the year Tuesday, Jan. 9, one of the first orders of business was to vote in a president and vice president for 2018. In unanimous votes, the board re-elected current President Randy Hawley and Vice President Heather Hermen to those posts.
Sedona Red Rock High School’s boys and girls basketball teams cruised to victory on Tuesday, Jan. 16.
Sedona-Oak Creek School District’s strategic planning committee hit the ground running in its return from the holiday break, with a spate of meetings among subcommittees and a general meeting Tuesday, Jan. 16.
The committee has refocused its strategic planning mission statement, which is now, “To become a leader in K-12 education; to set goals and define strategies that will elevate student success preparing all to successfully live and thrive in our exponentially changing world.”
In simplest of terms, for every $4 coffee you purchase locally, one penny goes to help run the Yavapai County Detention Center in Camp Verde.
County officials are hoping voters remember this simple — yet important — fact when filling out their mail-in ballot later this spring.
Yavapai County Administrator Phil Bourdon and Yavapai County District 3 Supervisor Randy Garrison met with the Sedona City Council on Jan. 9, in regard to extending the existing quartercent sales tax for the Yavapai County jail system. The county will be seeking voter approval to extend this current sales tax for another 20 years.