Jordan Morgan received the news he’s waited his whole life to hear at a recent summer football camp at Northern Arizona University.
A swarm of players wearing color-coded shirts are racing through a series of timed obstacles on a blustery afternoon. The men are asked to perform a series of tasks designed to test different athletic skills.
Pima Community College Chancellor Lee Lambert laid out the future for the Tucson college’s scaled-back athletic program from a lectern tucked inside a glass-enclosed lecture hall.
Pima Community College Chancellor Lee Lambert laid out the future for the Tucson campus’s scaled-back athletic program from a lectern tucked inside a glass-enclosed lecture hall.
For the seventh year in a row, the man they call “Bam” is spending the summer months guiding a mass of young football players through a litany of conditioning drills on the fields of Mountain View High School.
A scrum of white and red-clad teenagers race up and down the Bermuda grass at Oro Valley’s Naranja Park. The cadre of boisterous athletes are all high school age, but they’re not practicing for a high school team. They make up the Tucson Soccer Academy’s 18-and-under girls soccer squad, whic…
A host of local high school and college athletes heard their names called during the 40 rounds of the Major League Baseball Draft this week.
A swarm of players line up on a parched practice field on a cloudless summer afternoon in the shadows of the imposing rockfaces of the Santa Catalina Mountains.
A tanned and rested Sean Miller took the dais inside a windowless conference room tucked inside McKale Center last Thursday afternoon.
Mike Van Ryn is heading back to the city where his professional hockey career blossomed, joining the St. Louis Blues as an assistant coach.
Two-dozen players wearing a duke’s mix of practice pennies race around the parched practice field at Ironwood Ridge on a blistering mid-May afternoon.
Haley Moore stared down a six-and-a-half-foot knee-knocker of a putt on the 19th hole of her national championship-deciding match against Alabama’s Lakareber Abe.
A cacophony of whistles screech across the turf football field at Marana High School last Tuesday afternoon as a horde of teenagers’ sprint through drills.
Local athletes from Canyon del Oro and Ironwood Ridge dotted the AIA’s All-Region teams for boys volleyball, with Dorado Jack Call winning Player of the Year in the 5A Kino region. Nighthawk athletes Justin Miller and Jrue Jantz were co-players of the year in the 5A Sonoran region.
The Oro Valley Wolverines High School lacrosse team capped off a memorable year with a win of Phoenix-based Desert Mountain earlier this month, in the Division II state championship game.
A capacity crowd packed its way into a glass-enclosed conference room at Pima Community College’s midtown headquarters Wednesday afternoon.
James Baldwin responded to one of the toughest losses of his coaching career by doing what came naturally, hugging each of his players.
AJ Kaiser stung a belt-high fastball deep into an overcast sky last Tuesday afternoon, cutting through a gale force headwind for a two-run home run.
Cameron Cannon smashed a towering fly ball to left field in the early innings of Arizona’s midweek tilt with Grand Canyon University Tuesday afternoon, banging off the left field foul pole for a home run.
A throng of nearly 5,000 white-clad fanatics were indoctrinated to the cruel, gut-churning spectacle that is playoff hockey last Friday night. The Tucsonans were forced to endure 60 minutes of bone-jarring hits, missed opportunities and a game full of bipolar mood swings.
AJ Kaiser stung a belt-high fastball deep into an overcast sky on Tuesday afternoon, cutting through a gale force headwind for a two-run home run.
History was made last Tuesday afternoon on a strip of sand pits tucked between the asphalt student parking lot and lush green practice fields of Ironwood Ridge High school.
Mark and Elizabeth Domenick gallantly marched into the airy concourse of Tucson Arena on a balmy Wednesday evening.
Welcome to the most exciting portion of the spring sports season—where teams from across the state compete to capture an elusive crown.
History was made on Wednesday afternoon on a strip of sand pits tucked between the asphalt student parking lot and lush green practice fields of Ironwood Ridge High school.
The young men of the Marana football squad have a new leader in Louie Ramirez, who’s set to bring a deep well of knowledge to the back-to-back section champions.
It was an unlikely twist on the evening of Saturday, April 14, as a cavalcade of maroon-clad fans poured into the airy entrance of the Tucson Arena.
Kingman High School football coach Cam Wierson will not be the next man to lead the Marana Tigers football program.
Marana High School Director of Athletics Sarah Whaley was named the recipient of the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Division 5A Sonoran Region AD of the Year last week.