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Event Recap: Week of December 31 – January 6

Saturday, Dec 31st No event results Sunday, Jan 1st No event results Monday, Jan 2nd No event results Tuesday, Jan 3rd No event results Wednesday, Jan 4th No event results Thursday, Jan 5th No event results Friday, Jan 6th Coed Varsity Wrestling Peoria Invite N/A

Girls Basketball falls to rival O’Connor

By Steve Hamman The Mountain Ridge Girls Basketball team went on the road to take on rival Sandra Day O’Connor Eagles Tuesday evening. The Mountain Lions fell 61-38 in a game that was much closer than the score. The Eagles came out early in the game with a combination of a full court press along

Girls Basketball Loses to a Talented Mountain Pointe Team

The Mountain Ridge Mountain Lion girls basketball team hosted a very talented Mountain Pointe Pride team that came into the game ranked #8 in the state. Mountain Ridge fell to Mountain Pointe 63-31, but there were still positives to take away from the game. The Pride employed their usual full court press to jump out

School Wire: Glendale Star: MRHS Band Represents Arizona

The Mountain Ridge High School “Pride of the West” marching band was invited to participate in the official commemoration events marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The 160-member marching band played at various venues around the Pearl Harbor area, as well as appeared in the Waikiki Holiday Parade Nov. 25.

Mountain Ridge Falls Short in Road Loss to Brophy

By Aaron Nicholson The Mountain Ridge Mountain Lions lost their non-conference game on the road to Brophy College Prep, 62-50. Mountain Ridge hit the road for their second straight away game in hopes of winning two games in a row. Meanwhile, Brophy was welcomed home after dropping a game on the road to Gilbert. The

Ridge Drops Home Opener in Wire-to-Wire Loss to Chandler

By Aaron Nicholson The Mountain Ridge Mountain Lions lost their home opener to the Chandler Wolves , 43-40. Mountain Ridge has now lost two games in a row after a blowout win against Copper Canyon to open the season. The game was within two possessions all game long, seeing that Chandler had the largest lead

Volleyball Senior Night

Article by Aaron Nicholson The Pinnacle Pioneers beat the Mountain Ridge Lady Lions in straight sets (25-23, 25-18, 25-18) in the last match of regular season for both teams. Pinnacle has the postseason to look forward to after this win. Tonight was Senior Night for Mountain Ridge and, though they will not advance to the

Boulder Creek rallies back, beats Mountain Ridge in 5 sets

Article by Aaron Nicholson After Mountain Ridge took a commanding 2-0 lead, they allowed Boulder Creek to climb back into their Thursday night bout on the road. Boulder Creek eventually won the match 3-2 (23-25, 15-25, 25-16, 25-23, 15-10). Though the scores provide a narrative for the overall match, each set told a different story.

Badminton Finishes Their Season Strong!

The Ridge Badminton team has finished their 2016 season strong!  #1 in District, #1 in Region, #1 in State Singles and finishing in a tie for 3rd for Team State.  The incredible amount of passion, graciousness, skill, and love for the sport defines us as a team and it showed on the court tonight.  The