Wickenburg High School’s cross country and swim teams will start their seasons with home meets this week.

In his 34th year as coach, Doug Clementz has prepared a half dozen runners to compete against a few teams beginning at 5 p.m. today (Wednesday, Sept. 4) at the Wickenburg Country Club golf course.

Then starting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, Coach Ronn Tillapaugh will pit his dozen swimmers against Anthem and Cactus at the Coffinger Park pool in downtown Wickenburg.

The Lady Wranglers volleyball team, after opening its season at home earlier this week, will travel to Kingman Academy Thursday for a 3A West Region contest before returning home for a non-region match against visiting Sedona Red Rock Monday night.

The Wranglers’ junior varsity football team, after its 20-8 victory against visiting Parker last week, will make the long trip to Safford this Thursday and then will visit Chino Valley at 6 p.m. next Wednesday.

Local Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 4

Cross Country — Wickenburg High Invitational at Wickenburg Country Club, 5 p.m.

Volleyball — Wickenburg High at North Valley Christian, 5 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 5

Swimming — Anthem Prep and Cactus at Wickenburg High (Coffinger Park Pool), 4 p.m.

Football — Wickenburg High JV at Safford, 6 p.m.

Volleyball — Wickenburg High at Kingman Academy, 5/6 p.m.*

Friday, Sept. 6

Football — Safford at Wickenburg High, 7 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 9

Volleyball — Sedona Red Rock at Wickenburg High, 5/6 p.m.*

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Football — Wickenburg High JV at Chino Valley, 6 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 12

Volleyball — Paradise Honors at Wickenburg High, 5/6 p.m.*

Swimming — Wickenburg High at Sedona Red Rock Triple-Meet, 4 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 13

Football — Paradise Honors at Wickenburg High, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Cross Country — Wickenburg High at Fountain Hills Invitational, 7 a.m.

Swimming — Wickenburg High at Northwest Arizona Championship, 9 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Volleyball — Wickenburg High at Chino Valley, 5/6 p.m.    * — Junior varsity at 5 p.m.; varsity at 6 p.m.

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