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Cienega HS brings ‘Cinderella’ story to football title games

There will be some great high school football on display this weekend, as teams in the various divisions vie for state championships.  But one game offers the best chance for […]

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    High school football rivalry games don’t always live up to the hype.   Rivalries have their up years and their down years. Week 8 of the 2011 season had several rivalry […]
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  • Prep football rivalries in Week 8 fail to measure up

    High school football rivalry games don’t always live up to the hype.   Rivalries have their up years and their down years. Week 8 of the 2011 season had several rivalry […]

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    We’ve only finished Week 4 of the high school football season, but there was no doubt that at least two of the top-ranked teams in the big-school divisions were about […]
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  • Prep football Week 4: rearranging top big-school rankings

    We’ve only finished Week 4 of the high school football season, but there was no doubt that at least two of the top-ranked teams in the big-school divisions were about […]

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    A high school football All-Star game in the middle of summer, in the Arizona desert?  What were they thinking? It happened over the weekend, with teams assembled from Arizona and […]
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  • AZ team wilts in heat of high school football All-Star game

    A high school football All-Star game in the middle of summer, in the Arizona desert?  What were they thinking? It happened over the weekend, with teams assembled from Arizona and […]

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    Josiah Turner‘s last-minute decision to pull out of the USA Basketball U19 training camp is disappointing… and a little disconcerting. It’s disappointing because it would have offered a preview of […]
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  • Jahii Carson v. Josiah Turner hoops match-up has to wait

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    Josiah Turner‘s last-minute decision to pull out of the USA Basketball U19 training camp is disappointing… and a little disconcerting. It’s disappointing because it would have offered a preview of […]

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    Arizona and Arizona State have both advanced to the championship games in their NCAA baseball regionals.  But the Wildcats had to do it the hard way…and still hold the short […]
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    ASU, UA in regional baseball finals, but Cats are in a hole

    Arizona and Arizona State have both advanced to the championship games in their NCAA baseball regionals.  But the Wildcats had to do it the hard way…and still hold the short […]

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    What a difference a year can make in college sports. Last year, the No. 1 Arizona State softball team lost two straight games to Florida in the Super Regionals to […]
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    ASU going to softball World Series; UA must win 2 today

    What a difference a year can make in college sports. Last year, the No. 1 Arizona State softball team lost two straight games to Florida in the Super Regionals to […]

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    It looks like Daniel Bejarano has found some love in Colorado.  The all-star guard from North High School wasn’t getting enough love in Tucson – and not nearly enough playing […]
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    North High’s Daniel Bejarano will play at Colorado State

    It looks like Daniel Bejarano has found some love in Colorado.  The all-star guard from North High School wasn’t getting enough love in Tucson – and not nearly enough playing […]

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    Like his father before him, Augie Busch has left the University of Arizona swimming pool for fresh water. Frank Busch, a six-time NCAA Coach of the Year who led the […]
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    Coaching carousel spinning in UA swim & dive program

    Like his father before him, Augie Busch has left the University of Arizona swimming pool for fresh water. Frank Busch, a six-time NCAA Coach of the Year who led the […]

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    The best high school track talent in the state gathered at Mesa Community College for four days of competition under the new format that offers just four divisions, instead of […]
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    Tempe Prep teams sweep state HS track championships

    The best high school track talent in the state gathered at Mesa Community College for four days of competition under the new format that offers just four divisions, instead of […]

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    Will the last guard out of Arizona please turn out the lights? We reported the decision of Daniel Bejarano to leave the University of Arizona basketball program a couple of […]
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    No mo’ MoMo: Jones is latest to leave UA basketball

    Will the last guard out of Arizona please turn out the lights? We reported the decision of Daniel Bejarano to leave the University of Arizona basketball program a couple of […]

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    Ice hockey at the University of Arizona is coming in from the cold. The program, run as an independent corporation for the past 32 years, will finally be aligned with […]
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    A new era in ice hockey begins at UA; Icecats are no more

    Ice hockey at the University of Arizona is coming in from the cold. The program, run as an independent corporation for the past 32 years, will finally be aligned with […]

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    Daniel Bejarano‘s basketball resume suffered a serious hit this year. The former No. 1 college prospect in the state of Arizona is leaving the University of Arizona basketball team after […]
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    Bejarano leaves UA basketball; Jahii hopes ASU fits better

    Daniel Bejarano‘s basketball resume suffered a serious hit this year. The former No. 1 college prospect in the state of Arizona is leaving the University of Arizona basketball team after […]

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    This weekend will present an opportunity for the three Arizona D-I universities to go head-to-head on the track in the annual Double Dual in Tempe. And each of the schools […]
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    UA track teams will be hard to beat in Double Dual at ASU

    This weekend will present an opportunity for the three Arizona D-I universities to go head-to-head on the track in the annual Double Dual in Tempe. And each of the schools […]

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    The kitchen sink was just about the only thing the seventh-ranked Arizona softball team didn’t throw at No. 2 Arizona State yesterday, trying to stave off a first-ever Sun Devil […]
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    ASU softball sweeps UA for first time in program history

    The kitchen sink was just about the only thing the seventh-ranked Arizona softball team didn’t throw at No. 2 Arizona State yesterday, trying to stave off a first-ever Sun Devil […]

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    The University of Arizona women’s track team has been methodically working its way up the national rankings since the outdoor season started in mid-March.  They have moved up exactly one […]
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    UA track teams enjoying best outdoor season in years

    The University of Arizona women’s track team has been methodically working its way up the national rankings since the outdoor season started in mid-March.  They have moved up exactly one […]

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    There’s never a good time for a sports injury.  But the timing of the fluke concussion to Arizona’s premier pitcher, Kenzie Fowler, couldn’t have been worse. Not only was the […]
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    Line drive fells Fowler; may miss softball series with ASU

    There’s never a good time for a sports injury.  But the timing of the fluke concussion to Arizona’s premier pitcher, Kenzie Fowler, couldn’t have been worse. Not only was the […]

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    The 2011 football season can’t possibly be any tougher than spring practice has been. At least, that’s probably what the University of Arizona coaches are thinking after wrapping up three […]
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    Yet another major injury mars UA football’s spring game

    The 2011 football season can’t possibly be any tougher than spring practice has been. At least, that’s probably what the University of Arizona coaches are thinking after wrapping up three […]

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    This afternoon, the University of Arizona will formally introduce their answer to replacing the long-time face of the Wildcat swimming & diving program. Arizona has lured Eric Hansen from his […]
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    UA taps Big-10’s Eric Hansen to take over swim program

    This afternoon, the University of Arizona will formally introduce their answer to replacing the long-time face of the Wildcat swimming & diving program. Arizona has lured Eric Hansen from his […]

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    Is it any surprise that college golf teams do well in the state of Arizona? More than 400 golf courses ooze out of every pore of the state, they’re open […]
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    Conference tourneys capping long college golf season

    Is it any surprise that college golf teams do well in the state of Arizona? More than 400 golf courses ooze out of every pore of the state, they’re open […]

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    Arizona State has opened its track facilities to some 2,500 high school and college athletes from around the country this weekend.  But tomorrow’s events in the 32nd Sun Angel Track […]
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    AZ high school track teams flock to Sun Angel Classic

    Arizona State has opened its track facilities to some 2,500 high school and college athletes from around the country this weekend.  But tomorrow’s events in the 32nd Sun Angel Track […]

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    A run at a championship in college football is often as fragile as a knee ligament. And, believe it or not, a rash of injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament […]
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    Football spring practice proves costly for both ASU, UofA

    A run at a championship in college football is often as fragile as a knee ligament. And, believe it or not, a rash of injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament […]

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    Surf’s up for Arizona’s Pac-10 softball teams! Arizona’s representatives took to the road over the weekend to open conference play in California.  Both swept their respective series, with No. 4 […]
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    Arizona teams start Pac-10 softball in a winning way

    Surf’s up for Arizona’s Pac-10 softball teams! Arizona’s representatives took to the road over the weekend to open conference play in California.  Both swept their respective series, with No. 4 […]

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