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MCCCD Football Enters Its Final Season

In what it calls a cost-saving move, starting next year, the Maricopa County Community College District is eliminating its football program.

Teams at its Scottsdale, Glendale, Mesa and Phoenix campuses are playing out their final seasons.

Since making the decision to cut the programs, the district has faced a backlash — and the fight to save the program isn’t over yet.


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Phil Latzman is an award-winning digital journalist and broadcast professional with over 25 years of experience covering news and sports on a multitude of platforms.