High School Football Practice opens in Arizona

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High school football continues to improve across the State of Arizona. This is evidenced by the fact that eight teams from Arizona are ranked in the Top 225 in our national rankings that are created with our proprietary algorithm.

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Leading the way is two-time defending 6A champ Chandler at No. 22 and five-time champ Saguaro at No. 32. Pinnacle is on our On the Bubble (No. 101 through No. 125) list, while 3A champ Casteel, 5A champ Centennial, Chaparral, Higley and Perry are on the Honorable Mention list, which goes from No. 126 through No. 225.

Monday started fall camps across the state with plenty of heat to go around. Richard Obert of the Arizona Republic reported that it was 115 degrees on Monday afternoon when Chandler practiced in helmets and shorts.

Saguaro got away from the Arizona heat with its annual trip to Southern California. The Sabercats have been at Cal Lutheran in Thousand Oaks since last Friday.

To celebrate the opening of camps, check-out some of the Twitter postings from around the state below:

Related: Camps open in Tennessee

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.