Winslow High sports schedules set

WINSLOW, Ariz. - The Winslow High School cross country teams will begin the 2009 season on Tuesday, Sept. 1 in the Hopi Invitational Meet at Polacca. Hopi High has one of the best cross country programs of any class in the state and this meet will include many other top teams. The meet is slated to start at 1 p.m.

The Peaks Invitational Meet in Flagstaff on Saturday, Sept. 5 will be another meet filled with top quality teams. Competition is slated to begin at 8 a.m.

Winslow will host its first meet on Wednesday, Sept. 9 with Greyhills, Holbrook, Snowflake and Show Low slated to attend the meet listed to start at 3 p.m.

The Window Rock Invitational on Friday, Sept. 11 should be another event crowded with top quality competition. Starting time for that meet will be announced later.

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, Winslow will host a meet at 3 p.m. against teams from Holbrook, Snowflake and Show Low.

The Four Corners Invitational Meet at Flagstaff will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19 and slated to start at 8:30 a.m. This is yet another meet expected to provide top notch competition.

A series of quality invitationals fill the remainder of the schedule. The Snowflake Invitational is on Wednesday, Sept. 23. The Blue Ridge Invitational is at Pinetop on Saturday, Sept. 26.

Winslow will host its own Dave Conatser Invitational on Friday, Oct. 2. The Coconino Invitational will be in Flagstaff on Saturday, Oct. 10. The Tuba City Invitational will be on Friday, Oct. 16 and the Holbrook Invitational will be on Friday, Oct. 23. Only the Winslow Invitational slated to start at 2:30 p.m. and the Holbrook Invitational set for 12:30 p.m. do not have starting times to be announced later.

The 3A North Regional Meet will be at Chinle on Friday, Oct. 30. The state meet will be on Saturday, Nov. 7 at a place to be announced later. Both of these meets will announce starting times later.

Volleyball schedule

The Winslow High School volleyball team will see its first action in a controlled scrimmage with 4A Flagstaff Sinagua at Don Petranovich Gymnasium on Friday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m.  The first regular season match will be at Eagar against Round Valley on Thursday, Aug. 27.

The next four matches will be at Winslow against Window Rock on Tuesday, Sept. 1, Chinle on Thursday, Sept. 3 and Holbrook on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The team will compete in the Coconino High School Invitational Meet on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Flagstaff.

The next week will be spent on the road with games at Chinle on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Tuba City on Thursday, Sept.17. Friday and Saturday the team will be in Snowflake for the Snowflake Invitational Tournament.

Wednesday, Sept. 23 will find Winslow meeting Window Rock at Window Rock before coming home to meet Greyhills on Saturday, Sept. 16.

The Lady Bulldogs will be at Show Low on Tuesday, Sept. 29 and host Ganado on Thursday, Oct. 1 and a rematch with Show Low on Thursday, Oct. 8. A double header with Monument Valley at Kayenta will be played on Saturday, Oct. 10.

Winslow will host Tuba City on Tuesday, Oct. 13 before going to Polacca to meet Hopi on Thursday, Oct. 15. The Lady Bulldogs will meet Holbrook at Holbrook on Tuesday, Oct. 20 and host Valley Sanders in the season finale on Thursday, Oct. 22.

The 3A North Region Tournament will be held at Tuba City on Saturday, Oct. 31 with state tournament games slated for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6 and 7 at sites to be determined later.

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