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Flag Football: Mountain View and Marana win; Updated tackle football schedule

MOUNTAIN VIEW OVER JOHN PAUL II STORY IN THE TWEET Mountain View over John Paul II 29-7 to end the regular season #azpreps365 https://t.co/kfMLUqS9ed — AZPreps365 (@AZPreps365) ...

MOUNTAIN VIEW OVER JOHN PAUL II STORY IN THE TWEET

Mountain View over John Paul II 29-7 to end the regular season #azpreps365 https://t.co/kfMLUqS9ed

— AZPreps365 (@AZPreps365) October 18, 2023

REGION CHAMPIONS6A Flag Central: Marana1A South: San Manuel

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17

6A FLAG: No. 2 Marana 7, No. 12 Gilbert 65A FLAG: No. 9 Mountain View 29, No. 27 St. John Paul II 7

SENIOR NIGHT AT MOUNTAIN VIEW

Laeyah Lujan just learned how to kick field goals – the junior made all three extra points she tried against John Paul II to help Mountain View end the regular season with an 8-2 record. #azpreps365 pic.twitter.com/ROPvWiznrp

— Andy Morales (@AndyMorales8) October 18, 2023

Mountain View junior Holly McLemore caught a 2-point conversion and had two interceptions, one for a touchdown #azpreps365 pic.twitter.com/oGZqpuPJ3p

— Andy Morales (@AZPreps365Andy) October 18, 2023

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

6A FLAG: Corona del Sol (5-6) at Marana (11-0), 6 p.m.5A SOUTHERN: No. 19/17 Sunnyside (4-3) at Casa Grande (5-2)4A KINO: No. 2/3 Canyon del Oro (7-0) at No. 30 Pueblo (3-4)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20

6A CENTRAL REGIONNo. 16/11 Mountain Pointe (5-2) at No. 12/7 Salpointe (6-1)

5A SOUTHERN REGIONNo. 7/5 Buena (6-1) at No. 27 Cienega (3-4)No. 26 Desert View (3-4) at No. 21 Marana (2-5)

5A SONORAN REGIONNo. 8/6 Ironwood Ridge (6-1) at No. 45 Nogales (0-7)No. 35 Maricopa (3-4) at No. 28 Mountain View (3-4)No. 34 Tucson (2-5) at No. 41 Flowing Wells (1-6)

4A KINO REGIONNo. 34 Sahuaro (2-5) at No. 5/4 Mica Mountain (6-1)No. 11/10 Walden Grove (5-2) at No. 20 Catalina Foothills (3-4)

4A GILA REGIONNo. 33 Douglas (4-4: BYE)No. 28 Amphitheater (5-3) at No. 35 Rio Rico (3-4)No. 38 Empire (3-4) at No. 39 Cholla (4-4)No. 44 Rincon/UHS (2-5) at No. 52 Sahuarita (1-6)

3A SOUTH REGIONNo. 4 Sabino (6-2) at No. 11 Morenci (5-3)No. 6 Thatcher (5-3) at No. 8 Pusch Ridge (6-2)No. 15 Safford (4-5: BYE)

2A SAN PEDRO REGIONNo. 8 Tanque Verde (6-2) at No. 17 Glendale Prep (6-2) FreedomNo. 12 Tombstone (6-2) at No. 15 Bisbee (5-3)No. 24 Benson (4-4) at No. 18 Willcox (4-4)No. 34 Catalina (3-5) at No. 40 Palo Verde (1-7)

1A FIRST ROUNDNo. 9 St. David (5-4) at No. 8 San Manuel (6-3), 7 p.m.No. 10 Baboquivari (5-3) at No. 7 Mohave Accelerated (6-2), 7 p.m.No. 12 Valley Union (6-3) at No. 5 El Capitan (8-1), 7 p.m.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24

FLAG FOOTBALL: 5A/6A FIRST ROUNDMarana hosts 6A TBD, 6 p.m.Mountain View vs. 5A TBD, 6 p.m.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27

6A CENTRAL REGIONSalpointe at Saguaro (Freedom)

5A SONORAN REGIONIronwood Ridge at MaricopaMountain View at TucsonFlowing Wells at Nogales

5A SOUTHERN REGIONBuena at SunnysideMarana at Casa GrandeDesert View at Cienega

4A KINO REGIONSahuaro at Canyon del OroWalden Grove at Mica MountainCatalina Foothills at Pueblo

4A GILA REGIONSahuarita at AmphitheaterDouglas at Rincon/UHSRio Rico at EmpireCholla (BYE)

3A SOUTH REGIONMorenci at ThatcherMohave at Sabino (Freedom)Pusch Ridge at Safford

2A SAN PEDRO REGIONTanque Verde at BensonBisbee at Camp Verde (Freedom)Willcox at CatalinaPalo Verde at Tombstone

1A QUARTERFINALSt. David/San Manuel at No. 1 Hayden (9-0)

Catalina Foothills junior standout Finn Meister announced his commitment to play golf for the University of Mississippi. Meister is currently ranked No.2 in Division II and No. 3 overall with the state playoffs for boys starting on Oct. 26.

“I’m super excited to play for Ole Miss and the SEC,” Meister said. “I’ve been working hard to play high level Division 1 golf so it feels awesome to commit to a school like Ole Miss. My dad and I have been to so many tournaments in the past few years and to know our hard work and determination has paid off is a great feeling.”

As a team, the Falcons are ranked No. 1 in D-II with the returning state team champion Ironwood Ridge ranked No. 2. Meister took second place last year, two strokes behind former Salpointe standout Carlos Astiazaran and he came in seventh place as a freshman. The Falcons took third place last fall.

“Our team is playing well heading into state, we’re feeling good and super excited to compete,” Meister added.

New housing and commercial development to come to south Marana

A new housing and commercial development that could bring as many as 1,500 residential units to Marana, a small but growing town north of Tucson, reflects increasing interest in areas near Arizona’s growing industries.Mesa-based development company Bela Flor Communities announced it plans to develop a 162-acre parcel in its Mandarina South project with a mix of residential, shopping and entertainment facilities, adjacent to 342 acres of its other development in Marana.“By integrating a broad mix of us...

A new housing and commercial development that could bring as many as 1,500 residential units to Marana, a small but growing town north of Tucson, reflects increasing interest in areas near Arizona’s growing industries.

Mesa-based development company Bela Flor Communities announced it plans to develop a 162-acre parcel in its Mandarina South project with a mix of residential, shopping and entertainment facilities, adjacent to 342 acres of its other development in Marana.

“By integrating a broad mix of uses that provide jobs and services for the community, workers and residents will have access to conveniently located shopping, dining and employment opportunities,” the Mandarina South project plan stated.

In their current plan, the developers said they envision the project to be a “gateway” for the region as it sits on the convergence of Interstate 10, Tangerine Road and Union Pacific Railway.

Currently, no buildings have been proposed, and the developer will have to add infrastructure like roads, utilities and sewer before the project can be completed, which will occur in several phases over six to 15 years.

Marana Mayor Ed Honea praised the project for its flood control efforts, including the building of a regional park that he said will act as a retention basin for the water.

With the town’s continuous rapid growth, he said the project will be an asset adding much-needed rentals to the area to meet demand.

“We need to get to a point that new people coming to our community can afford to live here, and so we need to provide some of that product,” Honea said.

For over a decade, Marana has continuously increased in population. The town counted a population of 34,961 in 2010 to 51,908 in 2022 and continues to grow. Most recent census estimates calculate the current population at 55,962. Including the nearby unincorporated areas, the population is larger, according to Honea.

Mayor Honea attributes much of the growth to the increase in industry in nearby cities with less housing.

From Lucid Motors in Casa Grande to Procter and Gamble and Nikola plants in Coolidge, many companies are looking for where to house their employees. With these companies just 45 minutes from Marana, Honea said many look to the town to live.

“A lot of times they make their money in another community and come to Marana to spend it,” he said.

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Marana has been known for agriculture since Indigenous people first made it their home

Marana has been a historically agricultural area. Indigenous groups first farmed the land through a complex irrigation system to water their crops.

In 1919, during World War I, the area began growing cotton and other crops for the manufacture of war-related materials, according to the Marana Heritage Project.

In the 1920s, families migrated to Marana to grow cotton, and in subsequent years farmers began to cultivate a range of produce, and people turned to cattle ranching, which became a significant industry.

Marana was incorporated in 1977 to protect the town's future water rights, and the town continued to grow. Many of the historic farms have since been converted to housing developments, and the remaining farms primarily raise cotton and some wheat.

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Ascent Aviation Services And Israel Aerospace Industries Sign Agreement To Establish New Aircraft Conversion Site In Marana

Within the framework of the collaboration agreement, IAI plans to have Ascent convert two lines of Boeing B777-300ER aircraft, starting in 2024 in Ascent’s facilities located in Marana, Arizona. To support the program, Ascent will build two new widebody hangars with pre-construction work having already commenced. Work is expected to be completed on both hangars prior to aircraft induction.IAI’s Aviation Group recently successfully completed the first test flight of a B777-300ERSF after it underwent passenger-to-cargo conve...

Within the framework of the collaboration agreement, IAI plans to have Ascent convert two lines of Boeing B777-300ER aircraft, starting in 2024 in Ascent’s facilities located in Marana, Arizona. To support the program, Ascent will build two new widebody hangars with pre-construction work having already commenced. Work is expected to be completed on both hangars prior to aircraft induction.

IAI’s Aviation Group recently successfully completed the first test flight of a B777-300ERSF after it underwent passenger-to-cargo conversion, the first of its kind in the world. At the same time, IAI is in the final stages of the certification process with IAI expected to receive the STC from CAAI and FAA within 2023.

Setting up passenger-to-freighter conversion remote sites around the world is required due to the expected demand for wide-body freighter aircraft capable of long-haul flights, such as the B777-300ER, which after conversion will be able to carry payloads of up to 100 tons. According to analysts’ reports, the combination of these capabilities, with the significant fuel savings that the aircraft will permit – will make it one of the most popular freighter aircraft in the world. The 777-300ER will join IAI’s family of converted aircraft, which today includes the Boeing 747, 767 and 737 NG and A330-300 under development.

"Ascent is excited to embark on this long-term partnership with IAI over the course of this fifteen-year agreement,” said David Querio, President and CEO of Ascent Aviation Services. “We look forward to getting started on our hangar buildout and bringing dozens of aircraft to Arizona to support the maintenance and modification services required. This long-term collaboration agreement will bring lasting growth to the Tucson aviation community. With this expansion, we will expand our footprint in Marana to hangar up to three wide-body aircraft, bring hundreds of new high-skilled jobs to the region and continue to provide our team members continued growth and stability. This additional diversification of our offerings continues Ascent down our journey to become the world-class MRO of choice for our customers.”

“The advanced capabilities and efficient solutions which IAI offers its customers, provide the solution having the best value available in the market, supporting the growing demand for cargo aircraft around the world,” said Boaz Levy, IAI President and CEO. “Today's signing of the agreement with Ascent represents a strong direct continuation of the many successful collaboration agreements already existing between IAI and USA companies. IAI's Conversions and Upgrades Business Line, Aviation Group, underscores the confidence that the company has in Ascent Aviation Services’ ability to set up a conversion site within the required timetable, and next year to carry out the first conversion."

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About Ascent Aviation Services Ascent Aviation Services is one of the largest independent aircraft aftermarket services providers in the world, offering heavy maintenance, component MRO, flight line and reclamation services across widebody, narrowbody and regional aircraft. Ascent is a Class IV FAA 14 CFR Part 145 certified repair station with additional quality certifications from all over the globe, including: EASA, 2-REG, DGAC, ANAC, TCCA, Bermuda, Cayman Islands and several others. Ascent has maintained a strong and continuous workforce in Arizona for over forty (40) years. Ascent is continuing to invest in new capabilities to better serve their large and diverse customer base that includes airlines, cargo operators and lessors from more than 40 countries across 6 continents.

About Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)Israel Aerospace Industries is a world-leading civil aviation, defense, and space company, which develops sophisticated solutions in the air, in space, on the land, at sea, and in the fields of cyber security and homeland defense. The company is active in both civilian and military markets, combining Israel’s “start-up nation” spirit of innovation with decades of proven operational experience. IAI’s customers benefit from pathbreaking solutions, tailored to the specific challenges they face. IAI’s Aviation Group is one of the leading passenger-to-freight conversion houses in the world. Within IAI, the Aviation Group deals with manned aircraft, whether civilian or military; passenger-to-freight conversion; maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO); business jets; aerostructures and aircraft assemblies; aircraft upgrades; and more. Among the company’s customers are the world’s leading logistics companies: Amazon, DHL, FedEx and others.

About the Arizona Commerce AuthorityThe Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state's leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona's economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: attract, expand, create - attract out-of-state companies to establish operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to expand their business in Arizona and beyond; and help entrepreneurs create new Arizona businesses in targeted industries. For more information, please visit azcommerce.com and follow the ACA on Twitter @azcommerce.

Storm damages new Marana football field

Imagine a microburst lasting 45 minutes or so with sustained wind gusts over 60 miles an hour with hail and driving rain. That’s what the area surrounding Marana High School experienced Thursday from about 3:10 p.m. to about 4 p.m. Student dismissal is already a very tricky and difficult maneuver as it is but imagine trying to get over 2,000 students off campus in the middle of a severe thunderstorm.While driving west on Twin Peaks Road near the pumping plant at about 3:15 p.m., I noticed the rain started getting thicker and the...

Imagine a microburst lasting 45 minutes or so with sustained wind gusts over 60 miles an hour with hail and driving rain. That’s what the area surrounding Marana High School experienced Thursday from about 3:10 p.m. to about 4 p.m. Student dismissal is already a very tricky and difficult maneuver as it is but imagine trying to get over 2,000 students off campus in the middle of a severe thunderstorm.

While driving west on Twin Peaks Road near the pumping plant at about 3:15 p.m., I noticed the rain started getting thicker and the winds started to shake my truck. I looked over to my left and a power pole had tilted towards the road. There was still some blue in the sky and I wasn’t too worried about it but then another pole fell over and then another and the sky went dark grey.

. @whatsuptucson power lines down on the way to Marana high school blocking streets pic.twitter.com/a70UCNODe6

— Andy Morales (@AndyMorales8) August 17, 2023

At some point, the power lines cross over Twin Peaks and that’s when the power lines fell just inches over my truck and hit the pavement behind me, in traffic. I had missed damage by seconds. I figured those cars behind me were probably stuck there for hours. I continued to Marana High School and I slowly made my way to the parking lot, past all the stop signs that had blown over on Sandario and Emigh Road. I found a spot and waited for about 15 minutes, not knowing of any damage in the area.

Power lines also in front of Marana High https://t.co/UkHIb9NPqy pic.twitter.com/CNaHiCs0jW

— Andy Morales (@AndyMorales8) August 17, 2023

I started walking through the lake in the parking lot as the rain calmed a bit towards the front office and I realized all the power was out. There were several large trees blocking Emigh in front of the school and traffic came to a stop. I immediately helped law enforcement and the ground crew remove trees from the parking lot and the main road. Then, I decided to walk to the football field, which was being refurbished with a new artificial turf to replace the one put in in 2013. Disaster.

Don’t count on home football games for awhile at Marana – least of the worries here. https://t.co/TmjmfjKSUN pic.twitter.com/0I4ZeNh59Q

— Andy Morales (@AndyMorales8) August 17, 2023

I’m told the new field was almost done with most of the turf put in before the storm. Now, it’s a lake with the turf rolled off, trailers flipped over and the padding all over the stands and the surrounding area. Marana’s first home game is scheduled for Sept. 1 against Tucson. The first flag football game is slated for Sept. 5. I’m not sure if there’s time.

Meanwhile, Mountain View is also getting a new turf field to replace the one also constructed in 2013. That field did not get hit by the storm that was limited to the west side of I-10 but the same crew is charged with fixing both fields according to sources. The first home flag football game is slated for Aug. 31 (against Marana) and the first tackle football home game is Sept. 1. I’m not sure if there’s time although, in my opinion, the Mountain View field should be the priority now.

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Amazon will use its Marana delivery station but won’t say when

TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - An unwelcome delivery for some Marana residents still sits unused. The unmistakable Amazon delivery station at Ina and Silverbell roads, with its distinct color scheme, has yet to be put to use.The delivery station would be where packages arrive and then are dispersed out on vans for that final mile delivery to customers. But the estimated delivery on when the building launches into action is uncertain.“It was a bit of a shock, said Janell Merchen. She knew someone would build on the land across ...

TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - An unwelcome delivery for some Marana residents still sits unused. The unmistakable Amazon delivery station at Ina and Silverbell roads, with its distinct color scheme, has yet to be put to use.

The delivery station would be where packages arrive and then are dispersed out on vans for that final mile delivery to customers. But the estimated delivery on when the building launches into action is uncertain.

“It was a bit of a shock, said Janell Merchen. She knew someone would build on the land across Silverbell Road from her home. But what took shape last year exceeded her expectations, and not in a good way.

“I didn’t expect that land to be developed with such one, big, massive type of building and corporation,” she said.

“We didn’t know it was going to be a huge, huge Amazon building,” said Alison Cardwell, who also lives in the neighborhood across Silverbell Road from the new building.

She’s waiting to see when the 220,000-square-foot facility will function as an Amazon building.

“It would be really unfortunate if they don’t use it and they built this big, ugly building to block our view of the mountains, but I’m not in any hurry for them to start it open,” she said.

“From a capacity perspective for Amazon, we serve a crucial function in making sure we get items to the southwest region in a timely fashion,” said Christopher Jordan, general manager of the TUS2 Amazon Robotics Facility, which is the large fulfillment center on Kolb Road on Tucson’s southeast side.

“We ship sortable units which is basically any unit that can fit in one of our 24-inch totes,” he said.

Robotics at the fulfillment center allow employees, called associates, to pick items from bins at their height on the carts, which are called drives, and place them in the yellow totes for shipping. This saves associates from walking through aisles of products and bending over or reaching above. The fulfillment center employs 2500 to 3000 employees and can ship a million items in 24 hours. At the peak of covid demand, they had 4400 employees.

“We’re a safe facility, we’re one of the safest facilities in the entire country, and so I think we offer a lot to the community and we offer a lot to those folks who decide to come and join us,” Jordan said.

An Amazon spokesperson did provide a response, but no firm timeline. The statement from spokesperson Zoe Richmond said, The delivery station slated for Marana remains in our plans. While we don’t have a specific launch date to share right now, once we have a better sense of timing, we’ll work with the local community and employment organizations in the area to hire for this facility.”

The Marana delivery station is about a quarter the size of the Tucson fulfillment center, but it’s more than Alison Cardwell wants across the street.

“I would expect more of that in Tucson, not in Marana,” she said but admitted that she uses the online giant. “Yes, and I better get my stuff within hours, being this close after all the inconvenience!”

Some neighbors did say they welcome the light from the facility and the fact that it is being maintained.

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