Canyon Del Oro Softball
Dorado pitcher Kayla Bonstrom reacts as the last pitch of the game goes across the plate for a strike in the State semifinal game against Ironwood Ridge in May. CDO went on to win the state championships.
Don Kimble, who is retired from the Air Force, jogs along Ina Road and streets in the Northwest exercising, relieving stress and trying to make people smile.
Jared Loughner Sentencing
Jan. 8 shooting victim Daniel Hernandez, Jr. speaks at the Federal courthouse after the sentencing of Jared Loughner in November. Loughner was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The plea agreement allowed him not to be sentenced to death. He will continue receiving psychiatric treatment for the rest of his life. Many of the victims of Jan. 8 have come out in support of stricter gun laws.
First Lady Michelle Obama walks and talks with Haile Thomas, 11, after she arrived in April. The First Lady came to Tucson in support of her husband's reelection campaign. President Obama went on to win a second term, beating Mitt Romney in November.
Country music star Easton Corbin gives one of his fans a guitar pick during a special concert as a part of “Music In Marana” in September.
UofA vs USC Football
Canyon Del Oro graduate Ka’Deem Carey is lifted up after scoring a touchdown for the Wildcats in October. Carey finished the season as the nation’s leading rusher, and recently announced he would be a father.
Gabrielle Giffords' last act of Congress
U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords tours the Gabrielle Giffords Family Assistance Center and the rest of the Community Food Bank with food bank CEO Bill Carnegie as her last act as a congresswoman in Tucson before her resignation in Janurary. Her aide, Ron Barber, won her seat in a special election, and then went on to win a full term, defeating Republican Martha McSally in November.
U.S. Olympic Swim Time Trials
Northwest’s Maggie McCord, left, and Sara Borendame qualified for the U.S. Olympic Swim Team time trials in May.
Ironwood Ridge High School Football
Ironwood Ridge High School senior Jake Matthews goes up for a long pass in September. The Nighthawks went on to win state.
Space Shuttle Endeavour Flyover
The Space Shuttle Endeavour flew over Tucson on its journey to California in September.
Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 10:50 am
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 10:50 am.