Sports & Recreation
 

SRHS Runner Eugene Lewis Makes State Meet s

  By Richie Corrales
  Au-Authm Action News
 

At the AIA Division IV State Cross Country Championship on November 9, a student from Salt River High School competed and came away with a medal. Senior Eugene Lewis finished in 15th place out of 159 runners, with a time of 17:22.46. Lewis is the first SRHS student ever to medal at state.

 

Runners and Walkers Face Cold Weather at Diabetes Prevention Run

  By Tasha Silverhorn
  Au-Authm Action News
 

On the chilly Saturday morning of November 23, runners, walkers and joggers came out to the 26th Annual Run Against Diabetes to improve diabetes awareness on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. The event was held in recognition of November as American Diabetes Month.
More than 80 participants came from as far away as the Gila River Indian Community and braved the cold, rainy weather to take part in one of four events: the kids’ dash, a 5K run, a 2-mile run, and a 1-mile family run/walk at Salt River High School.

 

Salt River Triathletes Participate in the Ford Ironman Arizona

  By Richie Corrales
  Au-Authm Action News
 

On Sunday morning, November 17, brave men and women from all over the United States, Arizona and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community participated in the Ford Ironman Arizona event. The popular ultra distance triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim in Tempe Town Lake, a 112-mile bike ride from the lake through the Community, and a full marathon race (26.2 miles) around the Tempe Town Lake area.

 

Salt River High School ‘Winter Sports’ outlook for the 2013-14 season

  By Dustin Hughes
  Au-Authm Action News
 

Girls Varsity
The 2012-13 girls basketball team looks to defend their title, with eight players returning from last year’s team, four of them seniors; more experience moving up from the junior-varsity squad; and a transfer student from the Navajo rez. Earlier in November, head coach Shawn Lytle said, “We have a good chance at contending again for the championship. We have a lot of returners, and our defense is going to change up from last year.” The new defense Lytle is installing will be a 1-2-2 zone, utilizing the quickness of the Lady Eagles should increase more turnovers, allowing the Lady Eagles to fast breaks on the ball and capitalizing on the turnovers.