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  • Arizona loses to #23 Utah 30-24 after late QB turnovers

    Arizona loses to #23 Utah 30-24 after late QB turnovers

    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:29:50 GMT

    Arizona junior Brandon Dawkins had a chance to lead the Wildcats to a game-tying touchdown late in the 4th quarter against #23 Utah, however, he fumbled late to turn the ball over, and then with under two minutes left, and one last chance, through an interception as he was nailed by a Ute player. Arizona falls to 2-2 while Utah remains unbeaten. KVOA will have complete highlights on News 4 Tucson at 5:30 and 10 p.m. 

    Arizona junior Brandon Dawkins had a chance to lead the Wildcats to a game-tying touchdown late in the 4th quarter against #23 Utah, however, he fumbled late to turn the ball over, and then with under two minutes left, and one last chance, through an interception as he was nailed by a Ute player. Arizona falls to 2-2 while Utah remains unbeaten. KVOA will have complete highlights on News 4 Tucson at 5:30 and 10 p.m. 

  • Tucson's Oscar Valdez gets up from knockdown to retain title on ESPN fights at TCC

    Tucson's Oscar Valdez gets up from knockdown to retain title on ESPN fights at TCC

    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:29:23 GMT

    Nogales-born,Tucson-raised featherweight Oscar Valdez was knocked down in the fourth round in the title fight against Genesis Servania, but came back to knock his Filipino foe down in the 5th, and in the end, survive with a unanimous decision after 12 rounds.   It was a big night of boxing in the Old Pueblo as the Tucson Convention Center had tens of millions of viewers on ESPN seeing all the action in 3 title fights and some entertaining undercards featuring 3 gold medalists fr...

    Nogales-born,Tucson-raised featherweight Oscar Valdez was knocked down in the fourth round in the title fight against Genesis Servania, but came back to knock his Filipino foe down in the 5th, and in the end, survive with a unanimous decision after 12 rounds.   It was a big night of boxing in the Old Pueblo as the Tucson Convention Center had tens of millions of viewers on ESPN seeing all the action in 3 title fights and some entertaining undercards featuring 3 gold medalists fr...

  • High School Football Highlights: Friday Football Fever (In Depth) (09-22-17)

    High School Football Highlights: Friday Football Fever (In Depth) (09-22-17)

    Saturday, September 23 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-09-23 23:28:59 GMT

    It was an action-packed night of high school football, with complete highlights in the FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER. (just click on icon below to see full show). Here are the final scores with Southern Arizona teams: Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 WALDEN GROVE 59 AMPHITHEATER 0 CATALINA FOOTHILLS 20 PUSCH RIDGE 22  SANTA RITA 0 SABINO 63 PUEBLO 0 SALPOINTE 42 BISBEE 6 SCOTTSDALE CHRISTIAN 43 TOMBSTONE 13 SAN MANUEL 78 DEMING 32 FLOWING WELLS 14 SAFFORD 7 FLORENCE 61 QUEEN CREEK 21 IRONWOOD R...

    It was an action-packed night of high school football, with complete highlights in the FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER. (just click on icon below to see full show). Here are the final scores with Southern Arizona teams: Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 WALDEN GROVE 59 AMPHITHEATER 0 CATALINA FOOTHILLS 20 PUSCH RIDGE 22  SANTA RITA 0 SABINO 63 PUEBLO 0 SALPOINTE 42 BISBEE 6 SCOTTSDALE CHRISTIAN 43 TOMBSTONE 13 SAN MANUEL 78 DEMING 32 FLOWING WELLS 14 SAFFORD 7 FLORENCE 61 QUEEN CREEK 21 IRONWOOD R...

  • Friday Football Fever features some big matchups

    Friday Football Fever features some big matchups

    Friday, September 22 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-09-22 23:34:14 GMT

    Here's a list of games in Southern Arizona for Friday, Sept. 22

    Here's a list of games in Southern Arizona for Friday, Sept. 22

  • Gold medalists fight tonight on undercard of Valdez's title defense on ESPN

    Gold medalists fight tonight on undercard of Valdez's title defense on ESPN

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:00:43 GMT

    Nogales-born, Tucson raised unbeaten WBO champ Oscar Valdez is returning to his Old Pueblo roots tonight as he gets set to defend his title in one of the best fight cards to come to Southern Arizona in decades.

    Nogales-born, Tucson raised unbeaten WBO champ Oscar Valdez is returning to his Old Pueblo roots tonight as he gets set to defend his title in one of the best fight cards to come to Southern Arizona in decades.

  • KVOA Previews tonight's UofA game vs. Utah live at "Bear Down Fridays"

    KVOA Previews tonight's UofA game vs. Utah live at "Bear Down Fridays"

    Friday, September 22 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:59:50 GMT

    News 4 Tucson did it's sportscast live at the "Bear Down Friday's event on a "BEAR DOWN THURSDAY" (since the game vs. Utah will be on Friday night).  It was a "throwback Thursday" as well, as News 4 Tucson went live with the "reincarnation of John Button".  (John Button is the former player that coined the phrase "Bear Down" back in 1925.  Tucson native and Pueblo High School grad Santiago Murillo, a proud graduate of the U o...

    News 4 Tucson did it's sportscast live at the "Bear Down Friday's event on a "BEAR DOWN THURSDAY" (since the game vs. Utah will be on Friday night).  It was a "throwback Thursday" as well, as News 4 Tucson went live with the "reincarnation of John Button".  (John Button is the former player that coined the phrase "Bear Down" back in 1925.  Tucson native and Pueblo High School grad Santiago Murillo, a proud graduate of the U o...

  • Tucson airport workers help return Houston football player's lost ring

    Tucson airport workers help return Houston football player's lost ring

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-09-22 19:52:34 GMT
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    Two weeks ago, a University of Houston Cougar left a very special ring behind in Tucson. 

    Two weeks ago, a University of Houston Cougar left a very special ring behind in Tucson. 

  • WBO Champ Oscar Valdez using title defense in hometown of Tucson to also fight for "Dreamers" & young DACA immigrants

    WBO Champ Oscar Valdez using title defense in hometown of Tucson to also fight for "Dreamers" & young DACA immigrants

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:06:16 GMT

    Nogales-born, Tucson raised WBO champion of the world Oscar Valdez will defend his title this Friday on a world-televised fight card on ESPN taking place at the Tucson Convention Center.  The Fight is also making international headlines because Boxing Hall of Famer Bob Arum and Top Rank are donating 500 tickets to "dreamers" or DACA students in Southern Arizona. News 4 Tucson Tucson Sports Director Paul Cicala caught up with Oscar Valdez, who shared his passion for help...

    Nogales-born, Tucson raised WBO champion of the world Oscar Valdez will defend his title this Friday on a world-televised fight card on ESPN taking place at the Tucson Convention Center.  The Fight is also making international headlines because Boxing Hall of Famer Bob Arum and Top Rank are donating 500 tickets to "dreamers" or DACA students in Southern Arizona. News 4 Tucson Tucson Sports Director Paul Cicala caught up with Oscar Valdez, who shared his passion for help...

  • Nogales-born, Tucson-raised WBO champ Oscar Valdez training in Tucson for Friday bout on ESPN

    Nogales-born, Tucson-raised WBO champ Oscar Valdez training in Tucson for Friday bout on ESPN

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:12:47 GMT
    Here's more from Top Rank:  CAMP LIFE, the digital series produced exclusively by Top Rank®, returns today with a three-part feature on undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight world champion ÓSCAR VALDEZ.  Designed to give a behind-the-scenes look at training camps of fighters in the Top Rank stable, CAMP LIFE gives fans a real taste of training camp as fighters prepare for their battles.  CAMP LIFE will be distributed on various pl...
    Here's more from Top Rank:  CAMP LIFE, the digital series produced exclusively by Top Rank®, returns today with a three-part feature on undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight world champion ÓSCAR VALDEZ.  Designed to give a behind-the-scenes look at training camps of fighters in the Top Rank stable, CAMP LIFE gives fans a real taste of training camp as fighters prepare for their battles.  CAMP LIFE will be distributed on various pl...
  • Irish boxer robbed in Olympics gears up for Friday's bout in Tucson on ESPN

    Irish boxer robbed in Olympics gears up for Friday's bout in Tucson on ESPN

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:04:08 GMT

    Irish boxer Michael "Mick" Conley won a bronze medal in 2012, but, as the favorite in his weight class to win a gold, he lost in controversial fashion to Russian boxer.   

    Irish boxer Michael "Mick" Conley won a bronze medal in 2012, but, as the favorite in his weight class to win a gold, he lost in controversial fashion to Russian boxer.   

  • Top Rank, Bob Arum donate title bout tickets at Tucson Arena to 'Dreamers'

    Top Rank, Bob Arum donate title bout tickets at Tucson Arena to 'Dreamers'

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:00 AM EDT2017-09-20 05:00:48 GMT

    Nogales-born, Tucson raised WBO champion of the world Oscar Valdez will defend his title this Friday on a world-televised fight card on ESPN taking place at the Tucson Convention Center. 

    Nogales-born, Tucson raised WBO champion of the world Oscar Valdez will defend his title this Friday on a world-televised fight card on ESPN taking place at the Tucson Convention Center. 

  • Week 4 Jack in the Box Player of the Week: Roman McDowell

    Week 4 Jack in the Box Player of the Week: Roman McDowell

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:04 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:04:42 GMT

    Rincon QB Roman McDowell wins KVOA Jack in the Box Player of the Week for Week 4.

    Rincon QB Roman McDowell wins KVOA Jack in the Box Player of the Week for Week 4.

  • Arizona basketball releases schedule for 2017-2018 season

    Arizona basketball releases schedule for 2017-2018 season

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:04:07 GMT
    We are just about a month away from the Arizona Wildcat basketball team taking the court in front of a sold out McKale Center for the Red-Blue game! And, now, the complete 2017-2018 schedule is being released! Here are a few highlights: -There'll be a dozen games on ESPN's family of networks, -Three more with FOX Sports 1.. -National games on CBS & FOX, and a full slate on the Pac-12 Network -Nonconference Opponents of note at McKale include UCONN, Alabama, NAU and Long Be...
    We are just about a month away from the Arizona Wildcat basketball team taking the court in front of a sold out McKale Center for the Red-Blue game! And, now, the complete 2017-2018 schedule is being released! Here are a few highlights: -There'll be a dozen games on ESPN's family of networks, -Three more with FOX Sports 1.. -National games on CBS & FOX, and a full slate on the Pac-12 Network -Nonconference Opponents of note at McKale include UCONN, Alabama, NAU and Long Be...
  • Monday's with Rich Rod: Re-live UA's highlight-reel punt return

    Monday's with Rich Rod: Re-live UA's highlight-reel punt return

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:59 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:59:09 GMT

    If you missed the "human highlight reel" Shun Brown's amazing punt return for a TD vs. UTEP ... no worries. 

    If you missed the "human highlight reel" Shun Brown's amazing punt return for a TD vs. UTEP ... no worries. 

  • Bonus Coverage: Extended Celebration after Jeff Scurran notches win #300 of career after Catalina Foothills beats Empire on last play of overtime

    Bonus Coverage: Extended Celebration after Jeff Scurran notches win #300 of career after Catalina Foothills beats Empire on last play of overtime

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:08 AM EDT2017-09-19 04:08:34 GMT

    Catalina Foothills head coach Jeff Scurran will go down as one of the best coaches in Tucson history.  He's already considered a "living legend" in many coaching realms.  And, now -this-!  Here's BONUS COVERAGE of the winning TD, the celebration, the emotional interview and the players taking Scurran off the field on their shoulders! Pure excitement!  CONGRATS to Jeff Scurran! 

    Catalina Foothills head coach Jeff Scurran will go down as one of the best coaches in Tucson history.  He's already considered a "living legend" in many coaching realms.  And, now -this-!  Here's BONUS COVERAGE of the winning TD, the celebration, the emotional interview and the players taking Scurran off the field on their shoulders! Pure excitement!  CONGRATS to Jeff Scurran! 

  • JD Martinez hits 40th home run in D-Backs loss

    JD Martinez hits 40th home run in D-Backs loss

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-09-18 12:00:30 GMT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - J.D. Martinez slugged yet another home run for the contending Diamondbacks. Otherwise, it was a forgettable day for Arizona.

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - J.D. Martinez slugged yet another home run for the contending Diamondbacks. Otherwise, it was a forgettable day for Arizona.

  • Canelo-GGG draw in disputed result

    Canelo-GGG draw in disputed result

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:00:14 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Gennady Golovkin retained his middleweight titles Saturday night, fighting to a draw with Canelo Alvarez in a brutal battle that ended with both fighters with their hands aloft in victory.

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Gennady Golovkin retained his middleweight titles Saturday night, fighting to a draw with Canelo Alvarez in a brutal battle that ended with both fighters with their hands aloft in victory.

  • Arizona Volleyball falls to Illinois State at home

    Arizona Volleyball falls to Illinois State at home

    Saturday, September 16 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-09-17 00:29:43 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. --  Illinois State swept Arizona (27-25, 25-12, 25-23) to win the Wildcat Classic championship over the host Wildcats, who fell to 6-3 on the season.

    TUCSON, Ariz. --  Illinois State swept Arizona (27-25, 25-12, 25-23) to win the Wildcat Classic championship over the host Wildcats, who fell to 6-3 on the season.

  • Friday Football Fever: Wrapup Week 4

    Friday Football Fever: Wrapup Week 4

    Saturday, September 16 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-09-16 14:00:26 GMT

    Welcome to week 4, where some teams in Southern Arizona are reaching the halfway mark and we separate the contenders from the teams who might have to make a late run to get in the playoffs.

    Welcome to week 4, where some teams in Southern Arizona are reaching the halfway mark and we separate the contenders from the teams who might have to make a late run to get in the playoffs.

  • QB Dawkins scored 6 TD's as Arizona blows out UTEP 63-16

    QB Dawkins scored 6 TD's as Arizona blows out UTEP 63-16

    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:23 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:23:27 GMT
    Arizona quarterback Brandon Dawkins and the Arizona Wildcats had a lot of time to think about their game plan against UTEP as they took a 4.5 hour bus ride down Interstate 10 from Tucson to El Paso.   Relatively speaking, it's a "quick" drive from one border southwest city to another (Tucson to El Paso). Nonetheless, it was a  trip well-worth it for the hundreds of Tucsonans that drove to El Paso for the game. Arizona wins big 63-16.  Here's more from the Ass...
    Arizona quarterback Brandon Dawkins and the Arizona Wildcats had a lot of time to think about their game plan against UTEP as they took a 4.5 hour bus ride down Interstate 10 from Tucson to El Paso.   Relatively speaking, it's a "quick" drive from one border southwest city to another (Tucson to El Paso). Nonetheless, it was a  trip well-worth it for the hundreds of Tucsonans that drove to El Paso for the game. Arizona wins big 63-16.  Here's more from the Ass...
  • A look at El Paso homecoming for 2 UA football players as they prep for UTEP tonight

    A look at El Paso homecoming for 2 UA football players as they prep for UTEP tonight

    Friday, September 15 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-09-16 00:17:47 GMT

    As Coach Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona Wildcats gear up for the just over 4 hour bus ride from Tucson to El Paso, a few U of A players are even more excited about the trip --because of their ties to the borderland. Arizona safety Tristan Cooper is an El Paso native who suited up at Andress High School and was also recruited by his hometown school UTEP.  Cornerback Lorenzo Burns spent his high school years in California, however, as an elementary and middle school student, ...

    As Coach Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona Wildcats gear up for the just over 4 hour bus ride from Tucson to El Paso, a few U of A players are even more excited about the trip --because of their ties to the borderland. Arizona safety Tristan Cooper is an El Paso native who suited up at Andress High School and was also recruited by his hometown school UTEP.  Cornerback Lorenzo Burns spent his high school years in California, however, as an elementary and middle school student, ...

  • Report: Bucks re-sign Jason Terry

    Report: Bucks re-sign Jason Terry

    Friday, September 15 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-09-15 23:02:58 GMT

    According to a report from The Vertical's Shams Charania, the Milwaukee Bucks are expected to re-sign former Arizona Wildcat star Jason Terry to a one-year, $2.3 million contract.

    According to a report from The Vertical's Shams Charania, the Milwaukee Bucks are expected to re-sign former Arizona Wildcat star Jason Terry to a one-year, $2.3 million contract.

  • Scurran goes for Win #300 tonight; Full Friday Football Fever schedule

    Scurran goes for Win #300 tonight; Full Friday Football Fever schedule

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:18:22 GMT

    One of the most-looked-at games of the night in high school football will be the matchup between Empire and Catalina Foothills. -That's because Falcons head coach Jeff Scurran, a legend in the high school coaching world here in Tucson and all throughout the southwest, will be gunning for his 300th career victory.  FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER tonight at 10 p.m. Here's the schedule for games Friday night featuring teams here in the Sonoran Desert: Catalina Foothills vs. Empire...

    One of the most-looked-at games of the night in high school football will be the matchup between Empire and Catalina Foothills. -That's because Falcons head coach Jeff Scurran, a legend in the high school coaching world here in Tucson and all throughout the southwest, will be gunning for his 300th career victory.  FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER tonight at 10 p.m. Here's the schedule for games Friday night featuring teams here in the Sonoran Desert: Catalina Foothills vs. Empire...

  • U of A Volleyball preps for "Wildcat Classic" Weekend Games at McKale

    U of A Volleyball preps for "Wildcat Classic" Weekend Games at McKale

    Friday, September 15 2017 1:03 AM EDT2017-09-15 05:03:12 GMT

    Coach Dave Rubio & the Arizona Wildcat Volleyball team is getting ready for another action-packed weekend.  Plenty of tickets are available for some family fun at McKale Center.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: WILDCAT CLASSIC SEPT. 15-16 • McKALE CENTER ARIZONA (4-2) ILLINOIS STATE (4-6) NEW MEXICO STATE (6-3) WILLIAM & MARY (2-8) Roster Roster Roster...

    Coach Dave Rubio & the Arizona Wildcat Volleyball team is getting ready for another action-packed weekend.  Plenty of tickets are available for some family fun at McKale Center.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: WILDCAT CLASSIC SEPT. 15-16 • McKALE CENTER ARIZONA (4-2) ILLINOIS STATE (4-6) NEW MEXICO STATE (6-3) WILLIAM & MARY (2-8) Roster Roster Roster...

  • U of A football team releasing injury report 1 day before game vs. UTEP

    U of A football team releasing injury report 1 day before game vs. UTEP

    Friday, September 15 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-09-15 05:02:38 GMT

    Arizona will suit up in El Paso against UTEP Friday night.  Here's the injury report just released: Arizona Football Injury Report | as of Sept. 14, 2017 PROBABLE None QUESTIONABLE RB          Nick Wilson (ankle) DL           Parker Zellers (ankle) DOUBTFUL None OUT DB          Isaiah Hayes (shoulder) DE/LB    DeAndr...

    Arizona will suit up in El Paso against UTEP Friday night.  Here's the injury report just released: Arizona Football Injury Report | as of Sept. 14, 2017 PROBABLE None QUESTIONABLE RB          Nick Wilson (ankle) DL           Parker Zellers (ankle) DOUBTFUL None OUT DB          Isaiah Hayes (shoulder) DE/LB    DeAndr...

  • Cats take Bus To El Paso; Dawkins to start at QB; UTEP loses starting signal-caller

    Cats take Bus To El Paso; Dawkins to start at QB; UTEP loses starting signal-caller

    Friday, September 15 2017 1:01 AM EDT2017-09-15 05:01:56 GMT

    Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez is saying quarterback Brandon Dawkins will get the start on Friday against UTEP at the Sun Bowl.  

    Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez is saying quarterback Brandon Dawkins will get the start on Friday against UTEP at the Sun Bowl.  

  • Gymnastics World in Tucson to offer free clinics for kids this Saturday

    Gymnastics World in Tucson to offer free clinics for kids this Saturday

    Thursday, September 14 2017 10:07 AM EDT2017-09-14 14:07:02 GMT

            Celebrate NATIONAL GYMNASTICS DAY At Gymnastics World Central Saturday Sept. 16 

            Celebrate NATIONAL GYMNASTICS DAY At Gymnastics World Central Saturday Sept. 16 

  • See Cleveland Celebration of 21st win in a row & hear from UA grad Francona

    See Cleveland Celebration of 21st win in a row & hear from UA grad Francona

    Thursday, September 14 2017 1:53 AM EDT2017-09-14 05:53:54 GMT

    Former U of A baseball standout & fall Tucson resident Terry Francona's Cleveland Indians have made American League history.  Here's the NBC sportscast with highlights & post game reaction: Here's more from the Associated Press:

    Former U of A baseball standout & fall Tucson resident Terry Francona's Cleveland Indians have made American League history.  Here's the NBC sportscast with highlights & post game reaction: Here's more from the Associated Press:

  • UPDATE: Trier suspension due to positive PED test; He releases statement for first time

    UPDATE: Trier suspension due to positive PED test; He releases statement for first time

    Friday, January 20 2017 5:10 PM EST2017-01-20 22:10:19 GMT

    Arizona sophomore guard Allonzo Trier is suspended due to a positive test for performance enhancing drugs in September, according to a report from ESPN, which is consistent with information from News 4 Tucson sources.

    Arizona sophomore guard Allonzo Trier is suspended due to a positive test for performance enhancing drugs in September, according to a report from ESPN, which is consistent with information from News 4 Tucson sources.

  • Tucson Roadrunners Fall To Ontario At TCC

    Tucson Roadrunners Fall To Ontario At TCC

    Thursday, December 8 2016 10:27 PM EST2016-12-09 03:27:15 GMT

    The Tucson Roadrunners battle back from a 2-0 deficit to tie things up and send their game against Ontario into overtime. However, in the end, the Roadrunners would fall 3-2! They'll suit up against Ontario again on Friday at 7 p.m. at the TCC.  

    The Tucson Roadrunners battle back from a 2-0 deficit to tie things up and send their game against Ontario into overtime. However, in the end, the Roadrunners would fall 3-2! They'll suit up against Ontario again on Friday at 7 p.m. at the TCC.  

  • Arizona Blows Out San Diego at McKale Center

    Arizona Blows Out San Diego at McKale Center

    Thursday, December 8 2016 10:26 PM EST2016-12-09 03:26:14 GMT

    Don't look now! -But, the Arizona Women's basketball team is now 6-1 in the Coach Adia Barnes era.  Yes! The Lady Wildcats won again at McKale Center! 

    Don't look now! -But, the Arizona Women's basketball team is now 6-1 in the Coach Adia Barnes era.  Yes! The Lady Wildcats won again at McKale Center! 

  • Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has special message for U of A volleyball team & his niece Penina Snuka

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has special message for U of A volleyball team & his niece Penina Snuka

    Thursday, December 8 2016 8:00 AM EST2016-12-08 13:00:26 GMT

    As the Arizona volleyball team gets set for its Sweet 16 showdown against 8th ranked Washington, Arizona senior setter Penina Snuka is getting high praise from her uncle (who happens to be Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, the famous actor pro wrestler). He recently re-tweeted a picture of Snuka from the Arizona Volleyball account and added, "Very proud of our ohana! She's killin' it. #Pac12 #Arizona Volleyball #Snuka". In Hawaiin, "ohana" is a term often refe...

    As the Arizona volleyball team gets set for its Sweet 16 showdown against 8th ranked Washington, Arizona senior setter Penina Snuka is getting high praise from her uncle (who happens to be Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, the famous actor pro wrestler). He recently re-tweeted a picture of Snuka from the Arizona Volleyball account and added, "Very proud of our ohana! She's killin' it. #Pac12 #Arizona Volleyball #Snuka". In Hawaiin, "ohana" is a term often refe...

  • #20 Zona blows out UC Irvine in Tuesday night showdown; Ristic has double-double

    #20 Zona blows out UC Irvine in Tuesday night showdown; Ristic has double-double

    Wednesday, December 7 2016 8:00 AM EST2016-12-07 13:00:28 GMT

    After a loss to nationally ranked Gonzaga in Los Angeles, #20 Arizona returned home to knock off UC Irvine in convincing fashion. Dusan Ristic led the way for the Cats with 18 points and 10 rebounds.  Arizona would take a 16 point lead into the second half and cruise to a 79-57 victory. KVOA Sports Director Paul Cicala will have complete highlights on News 4 Tucson at 10 p.m. (sportscast hits around 10:22 p.m.)

    After a loss to nationally ranked Gonzaga in Los Angeles, #20 Arizona returned home to knock off UC Irvine in convincing fashion. Dusan Ristic led the way for the Cats with 18 points and 10 rebounds.  Arizona would take a 16 point lead into the second half and cruise to a 79-57 victory. KVOA Sports Director Paul Cicala will have complete highlights on News 4 Tucson at 10 p.m. (sportscast hits around 10:22 p.m.)

  • Cardinals take down Redskins at home

    Cardinals take down Redskins at home

    Monday, December 5 2016 7:00 AM EST2016-12-05 12:00:27 GMT

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Carson Palmer threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns, David Johnson scored twice and the Arizona Cardinals held on to beat the Washington Redskins 31-23 on Sunday.

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Carson Palmer threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns, David Johnson scored twice and the Arizona Cardinals held on to beat the Washington Redskins 31-23 on Sunday.

  • Top football recruit decommits from Arizona

    Top football recruit decommits from Arizona

    Monday, December 5 2016 1:12 AM EST2016-12-05 06:12:56 GMT

    2017 Arizona Football commit, athlete Greg Johnson tweeted Sunday that he is re-opening his recruitment.

    2017 Arizona Football commit, athlete Greg Johnson tweeted Sunday that he is re-opening his recruitment.

  • Depleted Wildcats fall to Gonzaga in Los Angeles

    Depleted Wildcats fall to Gonzaga in Los Angeles

    Saturday, December 3 2016 8:17 PM EST2016-12-04 01:17:56 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Przemek Karnowski scored 18 points and No. 8 Gonzaga defeated 16th-ranked Arizona 69-62 on Saturday in the inaugural Hoophall LA doubleheader at Staples Center.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Przemek Karnowski scored 18 points and No. 8 Gonzaga defeated 16th-ranked Arizona 69-62 on Saturday in the inaugural Hoophall LA doubleheader at Staples Center.

  • Report: Nebraska to poach DB Coach Donte Williams from Arizona

    Report: Nebraska to poach DB Coach Donte Williams from Arizona

    Friday, December 2 2016 9:19 PM EST2016-12-03 02:19:54 GMT

    The Nebraska football program reportedly will be hiring Arizona assistant coach Donte Williams to fill the staff vacancy created after the program dismissed Bruce Read as their special teams coach.

    The Nebraska football program reportedly will be hiring Arizona assistant coach Donte Williams to fill the staff vacancy created after the program dismissed Bruce Read as their special teams coach.

  • Arizona volleyball beats Cleveland State, advances to second round

    Arizona volleyball beats Cleveland State, advances to second round

    Friday, December 2 2016 9:08 PM EST2016-12-03 02:08:12 GMT

    The Arizona volleyball team beat Cleveland State in three sets in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to advance to the second round on Friday in East Lansing, Mich.

    The Arizona volleyball team beat Cleveland State in three sets in the first round of the NCAA Tournament to advance to the second round on Friday in East Lansing, Mich.

  • Arizona beats Texas Southern in a rout

    Arizona beats Texas Southern in a rout

    Thursday, December 1 2016 4:57 PM EST2016-12-01 21:57:40 GMT

    16th ranked Arizona rebounded from a loss to unbeaten Butler by jumping out to a 19-4 lead and never looking back in the 85-63 victory over Texas Southern. Freshman 7-footer Lauri Markkanan had 11 points in the game's first 11 minutes, hitting all three of his shots from beyond the arc.  He'd score 19 points, grab 6 rebounds and dish out 5 assists.  Markkanan was also 5 of 6 from three point range and played tough defense. Freshman Kobe Simmons scored 15 points and had 4 a...

    16th ranked Arizona rebounded from a loss to unbeaten Butler by jumping out to a 19-4 lead and never looking back in the 85-63 victory over Texas Southern. Freshman 7-footer Lauri Markkanan had 11 points in the game's first 11 minutes, hitting all three of his shots from beyond the arc.  He'd score 19 points, grab 6 rebounds and dish out 5 assists.  Markkanan was also 5 of 6 from three point range and played tough defense. Freshman Kobe Simmons scored 15 points and had 4 a...

  • Arizona basketball adds walk-on

    Arizona basketball adds walk-on

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 4:40 PM EST2016-11-30 21:40:28 GMT

    Arizona basketball announced Wednesday the team added Kory Jones as a walk-on. Jones is 6-foot-3 freshman guard from Herndon, Va.

    Arizona basketball announced Wednesday the team added Kory Jones as a walk-on. Jones is 6-foot-3 freshman guard from Herndon, Va.

  • Seniors Snuka & Mau get set for final NCAA ride

    Seniors Snuka & Mau get set for final NCAA ride

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 4:21 PM EST2016-11-30 21:21:47 GMT
    Courtesy: Arizona AthleticsCourtesy: Arizona Athletics

    Senior U of A volleyball players Panina Snuka and Kalei Mau spoke to News 4 Tucson before heading out to East Lansing, Michigan for their last NCAA tournament. 

    Senior U of A volleyball players Panina Snuka and Kalei Mau spoke to News 4 Tucson before heading out to East Lansing, Michigan for their last NCAA tournament. 

  • Festival of Trees & Lights to benefit cancer victims; Dinner at La Paloma open to all

    Festival of Trees & Lights to benefit cancer victims; Dinner at La Paloma open to all

    Tuesday, November 29 2016 4:20 PM EST2016-11-29 21:20:00 GMT

    Most families have a loved on who's been affected by cancer.  It's a horrible illness that affects millions of people in the United States. However, the good news is, here in Southern Arizona, there are programs to help out.  -Programs, like the Arizona Oncology Foundation (who's mission is to provide support services to those whose lives are touched by cancer. (Anything from financial assistance, to providing wigs for those battling cancer, to counseling). And, here's YOUR...

    Most families have a loved on who's been affected by cancer.  It's a horrible illness that affects millions of people in the United States. However, the good news is, here in Southern Arizona, there are programs to help out.  -Programs, like the Arizona Oncology Foundation (who's mission is to provide support services to those whose lives are touched by cancer. (Anything from financial assistance, to providing wigs for those battling cancer, to counseling). And, here's YOUR...

  • Arizona Volleyball advances to NCAA Tournament; Hear from Wildcats before heading off to NCAA's

    Arizona Volleyball advances to NCAA Tournament; Hear from Wildcats before heading off to NCAA's

    Tuesday, November 29 2016 8:03 AM EST2016-11-29 13:03:10 GMT

    News 4 Tucson checked in with Coach Dave Rubio & the Arizona Wildcat volleyball team as they gear up for Cleveland State in the first round of the NCAA tournament.  It's Coach Rubio's 19th Arizona squad in the NCAA's.  To see our TV news story with the Cats CLICK HERE. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: - Following an 18-14 regular season, the Arizona volleyball team has earned its fourth consecutive at-large selection to the NCAA Tournament. Arizona will open t...

    News 4 Tucson checked in with Coach Dave Rubio & the Arizona Wildcat volleyball team as they gear up for Cleveland State in the first round of the NCAA tournament.  It's Coach Rubio's 19th Arizona squad in the NCAA's.  To see our TV news story with the Cats CLICK HERE. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: - Following an 18-14 regular season, the Arizona volleyball team has earned its fourth consecutive at-large selection to the NCAA Tournament. Arizona will open t...

  • Arizona's Snuka wins Pac-12 Setter of the Year

    Arizona's Snuka wins Pac-12 Setter of the Year

    Monday, November 28 2016 8:16 PM EST2016-11-29 01:16:40 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Senior setter Penina Snuka has been named Pac-12 Setter of the Year, becoming the first player in school history to receive the distinction, the conference announced on Monday.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Senior setter Penina Snuka has been named Pac-12 Setter of the Year, becoming the first player in school history to receive the distinction, the conference announced on Monday.

  • Magloire signs with agent, preparing for NFL Draft

    Magloire signs with agent, preparing for NFL Draft

    Monday, November 28 2016 8:14 PM EST2016-11-29 01:14:36 GMT

    Former Arizona linebacker Paul Magloire Jr., signed with ProSource Sports out of Monroe, Louisiana in preparation for the NFL Draft.

    Former Arizona linebacker Paul Magloire Jr., signed with ProSource Sports out of Monroe, Louisiana in preparation for the NFL Draft.

  • Cardinals continue disappointing season with loss to Falcons

    Cardinals continue disappointing season with loss to Falcons

    Monday, November 28 2016 1:34 AM EST2016-11-28 06:34:02 GMT

    ATLANTA (AP) - Taylor Gabriel took two short passes for touchdowns and the Atlanta Falcons returned from a bye week to add to Arizona's misery, blowing out the Cardinals 38-19 on Sunday.

    ATLANTA (AP) - Taylor Gabriel took two short passes for touchdowns and the Atlanta Falcons returned from a bye week to add to Arizona's misery, blowing out the Cardinals 38-19 on Sunday.

  • Arizona Beats Rival ASU 56-35 to take back the Territorial Cup

    Arizona Beats Rival ASU 56-35 to take back the Territorial Cup

    Sunday, November 27 2016 1:12 AM EST2016-11-27 06:12:35 GMT

    Arizona stunned bitter rival Arizona state by jumping out to a 28-7 first half lead and never looked back in a 56-35 rout.

    Arizona stunned bitter rival Arizona state by jumping out to a 28-7 first half lead and never looked back in a 56-35 rout.

  • #8 Arizona suffers first loss as unbeaten Butler pushes ahead in Las Vegas; 7-footer Lauri Markkanan fouls out

    #8 Arizona suffers first loss as unbeaten Butler pushes ahead in Las Vegas; 7-footer Lauri Markkanan fouls out

    Saturday, November 26 2016 2:25 AM EST2016-11-26 07:25:01 GMT

    Coach Sean Miller and the Arizona Basketball team suffered the first loss of the season as Butler broke a tie game with under a minute and pushed on to a 69-65 victory.

    Coach Sean Miller and the Arizona Basketball team suffered the first loss of the season as Butler broke a tie game with under a minute and pushed on to a 69-65 victory.

  • Snuka Makes History for Wildcats on an Emotional "Senior Night" with Cats Beating #17 Utah

    Snuka Makes History for Wildcats on an Emotional "Senior Night" with Cats Beating #17 Utah

    Friday, November 25 2016 6:00 PM EST2016-11-25 23:00:54 GMT

    It was an emotional night for five Arizona seniors as they ended their home career at McKale Center with a big victory over 17th ranked Utah.  Panina Snuka, the "face" of the Arizona Wildcats over the last four years was very emotional as she walked on the court during intros with her family.   Snuke held back tears during the touching, emotional moment.  To see the story (and highlights) as-aired-on-NBC .. please click on icon above. Here's a report from Ari...

    It was an emotional night for five Arizona seniors as they ended their home career at McKale Center with a big victory over 17th ranked Utah.  Panina Snuka, the "face" of the Arizona Wildcats over the last four years was very emotional as she walked on the court during intros with her family.   Snuke held back tears during the touching, emotional moment.  To see the story (and highlights) as-aired-on-NBC .. please click on icon above. Here's a report from Ari...

  • Arizona Sets Attendance Record In Lady Wildcats Loss

    Arizona Sets Attendance Record In Lady Wildcats Loss

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 8:00 AM EST2016-11-23 13:00:28 GMT

    Here's more from Arizona Athletics on the record-setting day with the U of A Wildcat Women's Basketball Team: The University of Arizona women's basketball team lost their first game of the season to North Texas by a score of 62-58 on the eighth annual School Day. 8,442 fans packed the stands to set a new women's basketball attendance record.   "It was a tough game," head coach Adia Barnes said. "When you dig a hole for yourself early, it's hard to recove...

    Here's more from Arizona Athletics on the record-setting day with the U of A Wildcat Women's Basketball Team: The University of Arizona women's basketball team lost their first game of the season to North Texas by a score of 62-58 on the eighth annual School Day. 8,442 fans packed the stands to set a new women's basketball attendance record.   "It was a tough game," head coach Adia Barnes said. "When you dig a hole for yourself early, it's hard to recove...

  • Salpointe, Catalina Foothills, Sunnyside Win in "Salpointe Catholic Tipoff

    Salpointe, Catalina Foothills, Sunnyside Win in "Salpointe Catholic Tipoff

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 1:19 AM EST2016-11-23 06:19:03 GMT

        Tucson's most traditional high school basketball tournament is in full force.  It's the 24th year of the "Salpointe Catholic Tipoff" here in the Old Pueblo

        Tucson's most traditional high school basketball tournament is in full force.  It's the 24th year of the "Salpointe Catholic Tipoff" here in the Old Pueblo

  • Wildcats lose eighth game in a row at Oregon State

    Wildcats lose eighth game in a row at Oregon State

    Monday, November 21 2016 11:58 PM EST2016-11-22 04:58:02 GMT

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Marcus McMaryion threw for 265 yards and five touchdowns as the Oregon State Beavers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 42-17 victory over Arizona on Saturday night.

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) Marcus McMaryion threw for 265 yards and five touchdowns as the Oregon State Beavers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 42-17 victory over Arizona on Saturday night.

  • Cardinals fall short at Minnesota

    Cardinals fall short at Minnesota

    Monday, November 21 2016 7:00 AM EST2016-11-21 12:00:31 GMT

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Xavier Rhodes took back one of his two interceptions 100 yards for a touchdown and Cordarrelle Patterson returned the second-half kickoff 104 yards for a score for the Vikings in a 30-24 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday that stopped their four-game losing streak.

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Xavier Rhodes took back one of his two interceptions 100 yards for a touchdown and Cordarrelle Patterson returned the second-half kickoff 104 yards for a score for the Vikings in a 30-24 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday that stopped their four-game losing streak.

  • Markkanan scores 22 as Cats roll to win over Sacred Heart

    Markkanan scores 22 as Cats roll to win over Sacred Heart

    Saturday, November 19 2016 12:44 AM EST2016-11-19 05:44:49 GMT
    Lauri Markkanen scored 22 points to lead six Arizona players in double figures and the No. 10 Wildcats routed overmatched Sacred Heart 95-65 on Friday night.      Fellow freshman Rawle Alkins added 18 points for the Wildcats (3-0). They led by as many as 25 points in the first half and 39 in the second.      Arizona's Dusan Ristic had 13 points and a career-high 15 rebounds.      Quincy McKnight had 22 points and Joseph Lopez 15 for the Pio...
    Lauri Markkanen scored 22 points to lead six Arizona players in double figures and the No. 10 Wildcats routed overmatched Sacred Heart 95-65 on Friday night.      Fellow freshman Rawle Alkins added 18 points for the Wildcats (3-0). They led by as many as 25 points in the first half and 39 in the second.      Arizona's Dusan Ristic had 13 points and a career-high 15 rebounds.      Quincy McKnight had 22 points and Joseph Lopez 15 for the Pio...
  • Freshman sensation has big game for #10 Arizona in win over Cal State Bakersfield

    Freshman sensation has big game for #10 Arizona in win over Cal State Bakersfield

    Wednesday, November 16 2016 4:05 PM EST2016-11-16 21:05:51 GMT

    Freshman Lauri Markkanen scored 26 points and No. 10 Arizona held off a furious second-half rally by Cal State Bakersfield for a 78-66 victory on Tuesday night.      Jaylin Airington scored 31 for the Roadrunners (1-1) and led a 17-0 run that cut Arizona's lead to four with 9:04 to play. But Markkenen, a 7-footer from Finland, sank a 3-pointer, converted a three-point play and made a short jumper to lead the Wildcats out of trouble.      

    Freshman Lauri Markkanen scored 26 points and No. 10 Arizona held off a furious second-half rally by Cal State Bakersfield for a 78-66 victory on Tuesday night.      Jaylin Airington scored 31 for the Roadrunners (1-1) and led a 17-0 run that cut Arizona's lead to four with 9:04 to play. But Markkenen, a 7-footer from Finland, sank a 3-pointer, converted a three-point play and made a short jumper to lead the Wildcats out of trouble.      

  • Rich Rod tries to be optimistic as Cats hope to end 7 game losing streak; Next up: Oregon State on Saturday

    Rich Rod tries to be optimistic as Cats hope to end 7 game losing streak; Next up: Oregon State on Saturday

    Tuesday, November 15 2016 8:00 AM EST2016-11-15 13:00:27 GMT

    Here's more from the Arizona Athletics Department and quotes from the "Mondays With Rich Rod" presser: “It certainly was another long Sunday," said Rich Rodriguez, "We can’t try to run away or hide from our issues. We know we have them and we are trying to find answers for them. We watched the film and we’re trying to get better. Our message yesterday was about focusing on just playing ball, keeping the outside noise outside and trying to focus o...

    Here's more from the Arizona Athletics Department and quotes from the "Mondays With Rich Rod" presser: “It certainly was another long Sunday," said Rich Rodriguez, "We can’t try to run away or hide from our issues. We know we have them and we are trying to find answers for them. We watched the film and we’re trying to get better. Our message yesterday was about focusing on just playing ball, keeping the outside noise outside and trying to focus o...

  • Cardinals beat 49ers on game-winning field goal

    Cardinals beat 49ers on game-winning field goal

    Monday, November 14 2016 1:20 AM EST2016-11-14 06:20:20 GMT

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 34-yard field goal as time expired, sending the Arizona Cardinals to a 23-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 34-yard field goal as time expired, sending the Arizona Cardinals to a 23-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

  • Arizona comes back and wins in down-to-the-last-second thriller

    Arizona comes back and wins in down-to-the-last-second thriller

    Saturday, November 12 2016 12:07 AM EST2016-11-12 05:07:43 GMT
    Arizona coach Sean Miller came up with perfect ending for his Wildcats.      Kadeem Allen took the ball the length of the court and scored with 1.3 seconds left and the 10th-ranked Wildcats beat No. 12 Michigan State 65-63 on Friday night in the Armed Forces Classic.      "Putting the ball in (Allen's) hands in that situation was I think the smart move, and he did a great job finishing," Miller said.      The Wildcats fell behind ...
    Arizona coach Sean Miller came up with perfect ending for his Wildcats.      Kadeem Allen took the ball the length of the court and scored with 1.3 seconds left and the 10th-ranked Wildcats beat No. 12 Michigan State 65-63 on Friday night in the Armed Forces Classic.      "Putting the ball in (Allen's) hands in that situation was I think the smart move, and he did a great job finishing," Miller said.      The Wildcats fell behind ...
  • U of A Announces 2017 Baseball Recruiting Class; Ranks In Top 10

    U of A Announces 2017 Baseball Recruiting Class; Ranks In Top 10

    Thursday, November 10 2016 7:46 PM EST2016-11-11 00:46:50 GMT
    THIS PRESS RELEASE COURTESY OF ARIZONA.ATHLETICS.COM :  Coach Jay Johnson and the Arizona Wildcats announced their 14-man recruiting class for 2017 on Thursday. Johnson's second class at Arizona includes eight pitchers, three outfielders, two infielders and a catcher. Of the 14, 10 hail from California or Arizona. Johnson also welcomes in future student-athletes from Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and Nevada. The Wildcats will welcome in 11 high school products and thre...
    THIS PRESS RELEASE COURTESY OF ARIZONA.ATHLETICS.COM :  Coach Jay Johnson and the Arizona Wildcats announced their 14-man recruiting class for 2017 on Thursday. Johnson's second class at Arizona includes eight pitchers, three outfielders, two infielders and a catcher. Of the 14, 10 hail from California or Arizona. Johnson also welcomes in future student-athletes from Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and Nevada. The Wildcats will welcome in 11 high school products and thre...
  • Pima B-Ball Team Scores 130 points for 3rd straight game

    Pima B-Ball Team Scores 130 points for 3rd straight game

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 10:20 PM EST2016-11-10 03:20:13 GMT
    The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (3-0) scored over 130 points for the third straight game on Wednesday. The Aztecs defeated Arizona Christian University’s JV team 133-87 at the West Campus gymnasium. The Aztecs had another strong start as they went on a 20-4 run in the first 4:20 seconds of the game and took a 65-45 lead at halftime. The Aztecs went on a 17-0 run mid-way through the second half and outscored the Firestorm 68-42 in the second half. Sophom...
    The Pima Community College men’s basketball team (3-0) scored over 130 points for the third straight game on Wednesday. The Aztecs defeated Arizona Christian University’s JV team 133-87 at the West Campus gymnasium. The Aztecs had another strong start as they went on a 20-4 run in the first 4:20 seconds of the game and took a 65-45 lead at halftime. The Aztecs went on a 17-0 run mid-way through the second half and outscored the Firestorm 68-42 in the second half. Sophom...
  • Coach Adia Barnes & Women's Basketball Team Releases Signing Class

    Coach Adia Barnes & Women's Basketball Team Releases Signing Class

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 7:39 PM EST2016-11-10 00:39:08 GMT
    Adia Barnes and the Arizona women’s basketball staff inked five signees on Wednesday morning to complete the 2017 recruiting class. The newest Wildcats are Kiana Chew, Sam Fatkin, Marlee Kyles, Sam Thomas and Mallory Vaughn. “I’m excited to coach these future Wildcats,” Barnes said. “It means a lot when you want to come to a program and be a part of a legacy. They believe in our vision and they want to build something great. They want to go to war with...
    Adia Barnes and the Arizona women’s basketball staff inked five signees on Wednesday morning to complete the 2017 recruiting class. The newest Wildcats are Kiana Chew, Sam Fatkin, Marlee Kyles, Sam Thomas and Mallory Vaughn. “I’m excited to coach these future Wildcats,” Barnes said. “It means a lot when you want to come to a program and be a part of a legacy. They believe in our vision and they want to build something great. They want to go to war with...
  • Blair Charity Group Golf Fundraiser (Just two days away) To Help At-Risk Youth With A U of A Basketball Flair

    Blair Charity Group Golf Fundraiser (Just two days away) To Help At-Risk Youth With A U of A Basketball Flair

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 7:20 PM EST2016-11-10 00:20:37 GMT

    HOW WOULD -YOU- LIKE TO HELP AT-RISK YOUTH IN TUCSON AND HAVE A LITTLE FUN GOLFING?  If so, click here!  Here's more from the Blair Charity Group on the big golf fundraiser: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The mission of the Blair Charity Group is to develop the youth and young adults of Southern Arizona through accessible programs, sports camps, clinics and leagues that build leadership, life skills ...

    HOW WOULD -YOU- LIKE TO HELP AT-RISK YOUTH IN TUCSON AND HAVE A LITTLE FUN GOLFING?  If so, click here!  Here's more from the Blair Charity Group on the big golf fundraiser: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The mission of the Blair Charity Group is to develop the youth and young adults of Southern Arizona through accessible programs, sports camps, clinics and leagues that build leadership, life skills ...

  • #10 Zona preps for opener vs. #12 Michigan St.

    #10 Zona preps for opener vs. #12 Michigan St.

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 7:59 AM EST2016-11-09 12:59:14 GMT

    The status of Allonzo Trier suiting up for the Arizona Wildcats against Michigan St. is still as-good-of-a-guess-as-any for most.  U of A Coach Sean Miller hasn't commented on Trier, and -why- he's sat out of both Arizona's exhibition games.   Whatever the case, if Trier doesn't suit up, the Cats are hoping they can find early success with an 8-man rotation.   Senior Guard Kadeem Allen talks about that.  Please click on icon above for more. 

    The status of Allonzo Trier suiting up for the Arizona Wildcats against Michigan St. is still as-good-of-a-guess-as-any for most.  U of A Coach Sean Miller hasn't commented on Trier, and -why- he's sat out of both Arizona's exhibition games.   Whatever the case, if Trier doesn't suit up, the Cats are hoping they can find early success with an 8-man rotation.   Senior Guard Kadeem Allen talks about that.  Please click on icon above for more. 

  • Somber "Mondays With Rich Rod" With Cats 0-6 in Pac-12

    Somber "Mondays With Rich Rod" With Cats 0-6 in Pac-12

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 8:00 AM EST2016-11-08 13:00:28 GMT

    Arizona is just 2-7 and 0-6 in Pac-12 play as the Cats gear up for a home showdown against 16th ranked Colorado.  The Buffaloes are in first place in the Pac-12 South and Arizona hopes to play spoiler. Here's more from Arizona Athletics & the "Mondays With Rich Rod" weekly presser: “There’s no excuse for that poor performance," said Rich Rodriguez as he talked about the Cat's 69-7 loss, "You have to look at it and learn from it. There’s...

    Arizona is just 2-7 and 0-6 in Pac-12 play as the Cats gear up for a home showdown against 16th ranked Colorado.  The Buffaloes are in first place in the Pac-12 South and Arizona hopes to play spoiler. Here's more from Arizona Athletics & the "Mondays With Rich Rod" weekly presser: “There’s no excuse for that poor performance," said Rich Rodriguez as he talked about the Cat's 69-7 loss, "You have to look at it and learn from it. There’s...

  • Fight On Field Caught On Camera At Pima Soccer Game VS Phoenix Rival; Aztecs Appeal Disqualification; Pima Would Have Played Friday Night

    Fight On Field Caught On Camera At Pima Soccer Game VS Phoenix Rival; Aztecs Appeal Disqualification; Pima Would Have Played Friday Night

    Friday, November 4 2016 1:11 AM EDT2016-11-04 05:11:56 GMT

    The Pima College Soccer team is appealing what they call an "unjust Ruling of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) to suspend the Aztec Men's Soccer Team following unsubstantiated claims of fighting/unsportsmanlike conduct following Saturday’s Region I Championship where Pima 3-1 defeated Phoenix College at Kino SoccerPlex."   According to a statement by Pima, "Video of the altercation (that followed the game) shows Pima players rest...

    The Pima College Soccer team is appealing what they call an "unjust Ruling of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) to suspend the Aztec Men's Soccer Team following unsubstantiated claims of fighting/unsportsmanlike conduct following Saturday’s Region I Championship where Pima 3-1 defeated Phoenix College at Kino SoccerPlex."   According to a statement by Pima, "Video of the altercation (that followed the game) shows Pima players rest...

  • Zona Forward Ray Smith Is Out For Season After Another ACL Injury To Knee

    Zona Forward Ray Smith Is Out For Season After Another ACL Injury To Knee

    Thursday, November 3 2016 5:33 PM EDT2016-11-03 21:33:22 GMT
    Courtesy: Arizona AthleticsCourtesy: Arizona Athletics
    PRESS RELEASE FROM ARIZONA ATHLETICS: University of Arizona forward Ray Smith has suffered a knee injury and will miss the 2016-17 season. Smith injured the ACL in his right knee as well as other ligament and meniscal damage in Tuesday’s exhibition. He will have surgery in the upcoming month and begin the rehabilitation process. Below is Head Coach Sean Miller’s official statement. “About a year ago I began my statement regarding Ray Smith’s season-ending in...
    PRESS RELEASE FROM ARIZONA ATHLETICS: University of Arizona forward Ray Smith has suffered a knee injury and will miss the 2016-17 season. Smith injured the ACL in his right knee as well as other ligament and meniscal damage in Tuesday’s exhibition. He will have surgery in the upcoming month and begin the rehabilitation process. Below is Head Coach Sean Miller’s official statement. “About a year ago I began my statement regarding Ray Smith’s season-ending in...
  • Arizona Alum Terry Francona's Indians Fall In World Series In Dramatic Game 7 VS Cubs

    Arizona Alum Terry Francona's Indians Fall In World Series In Dramatic Game 7 VS Cubs

    Thursday, November 3 2016 4:42 PM EDT2016-11-03 20:42:00 GMT

    Here's a compilation of tid-bits on the Cubs victory in the World Series over the Cleveland Indians from various AP articles:  The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions for the first time since 1908 after beating the Indians, 8-7 in 10 innings at Cleveland. The Cubs blew a 6-3 lead in the eighth before Ben Zobrist (ZOH'-brihst) hit a tiebreaking, RBI double and Miguel Montero singled home the eventual deciding run. Rajai (RAH'-zhahy) Davis tied it for the Indians with a two-ru...

    Here's a compilation of tid-bits on the Cubs victory in the World Series over the Cleveland Indians from various AP articles:  The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions for the first time since 1908 after beating the Indians, 8-7 in 10 innings at Cleveland. The Cubs blew a 6-3 lead in the eighth before Ben Zobrist (ZOH'-brihst) hit a tiebreaking, RBI double and Miguel Montero singled home the eventual deciding run. Rajai (RAH'-zhahy) Davis tied it for the Indians with a two-ru...

  • #10 Zona blows out College Of Idaho in Exhibition Opener In Hoops

    #10 Zona blows out College Of Idaho in Exhibition Opener In Hoops

    Wednesday, November 2 2016 6:30 PM EDT2016-11-02 22:30:40 GMT

    In Arizona's exhibition opener, the Cats would go on an early 22-0 run and jump out to a 26-3 lead against the College of Idaho and never look back in the blowout 86-35 victory. Sophomore guard Allonzo Trier did -not- suit up.  There's been speculation from many that he may be ineligible.  Coming into the matchup, Sean Miller has had "no comment" on Trier when asked whether he'd play. In addition, sophomore Chance Comanche didn't suit up because of academic issue...

    In Arizona's exhibition opener, the Cats would go on an early 22-0 run and jump out to a 26-3 lead against the College of Idaho and never look back in the blowout 86-35 victory. Sophomore guard Allonzo Trier did -not- suit up.  There's been speculation from many that he may be ineligible.  Coming into the matchup, Sean Miller has had "no comment" on Trier when asked whether he'd play. In addition, sophomore Chance Comanche didn't suit up because of academic issue...

  • Stanford's Christian McCaffrey Haunts U of A Football Team With Pre-Halloween dominance at Arizona Stadium; U of A's reactions after loss

    Stanford's Christian McCaffrey Haunts U of A Football Team With Pre-Halloween dominance at Arizona Stadium; U of A's reactions after loss

    Monday, October 31 2016 5:12 PM EDT2016-10-31 21:12:04 GMT
    Stanford runningback Christian McCaffrey scored 3 touchdowns and put up 225 all purpose yards in the Cardinals' blowout of Arizona.  To hear reaction after the game from Coach Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona Wildcats, please click on icon above.  
    Stanford runningback Christian McCaffrey scored 3 touchdowns and put up 225 all purpose yards in the Cardinals' blowout of Arizona.  To hear reaction after the game from Coach Rich Rodriguez and the Arizona Wildcats, please click on icon above.  
  • Panthers hold on to beat Cardinals

    Panthers hold on to beat Cardinals

    Monday, October 31 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-10-31 12:00:27 GMT

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Carolina Panthers emerged from the bye week looking a little more like the team that went to the Super Bowl last season rather than an NFC doormat.

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Carolina Panthers emerged from the bye week looking a little more like the team that went to the Super Bowl last season rather than an NFC doormat.

  • Pink Party This Evening to Benefit Susan G. Komen® Arizona; 5th Annual Pink Party Zumbathon® still open to all

    Pink Party This Evening to Benefit Susan G. Komen® Arizona; 5th Annual Pink Party Zumbathon® still open to all

    Sunday, October 30 2016 4:06 PM EDT2016-10-30 20:06:48 GMT

    KVOA News 4 Tucson is proud to play a part in the 5th Annual Pink Party Zumbathon and the efforts to fight cancer.  Here's more from the Susan G Komen of Arizona press release: For the fifth year Patricia Matthews and The Pink Party Team will again partner with Susan G. Komen® Arizona (Komen AZ) to help promote breast cancer education and prevention with a Pink Party Zumbathon® Charity Event to be held Sunday, October 30th from 4:00pm - 7:00pm at the Tucson Jewish Commun...

    KVOA News 4 Tucson is proud to play a part in the 5th Annual Pink Party Zumbathon and the efforts to fight cancer.  Here's more from the Susan G Komen of Arizona press release: For the fifth year Patricia Matthews and The Pink Party Team will again partner with Susan G. Komen® Arizona (Komen AZ) to help promote breast cancer education and prevention with a Pink Party Zumbathon® Charity Event to be held Sunday, October 30th from 4:00pm - 7:00pm at the Tucson Jewish Commun...

  • Tens of Thousands Of Dollars Raised For Special Olympics Arizona at Breakfast With Champions

    Tens of Thousands Of Dollars Raised For Special Olympics Arizona at Breakfast With Champions

    Friday, October 28 2016 11:17 PM EDT2016-10-29 03:17:39 GMT
    The 4th Annual Southern Arizona Breakfast With Champions was a successful one -with over 90 thousand dollars raised for the Special Olympics Arizona.  Adrianne Rodriguez was named the Special Olympics Athlete of the Year and David Juergens was honored with the Volunteer of the Year plaque. News 4 Tucson Sports Director Paul Cicala, who's volunteered at the Special Olympics of Southern Arizona for several years, was the emcee of the breakfast at the Westin La Paloma.  More t...
    The 4th Annual Southern Arizona Breakfast With Champions was a successful one -with over 90 thousand dollars raised for the Special Olympics Arizona.  Adrianne Rodriguez was named the Special Olympics Athlete of the Year and David Juergens was honored with the Volunteer of the Year plaque. News 4 Tucson Sports Director Paul Cicala, who's volunteered at the Special Olympics of Southern Arizona for several years, was the emcee of the breakfast at the Westin La Paloma.  More t...
  • News 4 Tucson tested Roadrunner fans' hockey knowledge ahead of home opener

    News 4 Tucson tested Roadrunner fans' hockey knowledge ahead of home opener

    Friday, October 28 2016 8:51 PM EDT2016-10-29 00:51:01 GMT

    The Tucson Roadrunners are preparing to hit the ice for their home opener at the Tucson Convention Center.

    The Tucson Roadrunners are preparing to hit the ice for their home opener at the Tucson Convention Center.

  • QB Controversy For Zona Football? Anu Solomon & Brandon Dawkins Cleared To Play Vs. Stanford

    QB Controversy For Zona Football? Anu Solomon & Brandon Dawkins Cleared To Play Vs. Stanford

    Friday, October 28 2016 7:21 PM EDT2016-10-28 23:21:42 GMT

    The Injury report has just been released, and for the first time since week one of the 2016 football season both Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon & Brandon Dawkins have -not- been listed as "questionable", "out", or "doubtful".   So the question is: "Who will start at QB this Saturday vs. the Cardinal?" If Coach Rich Rod believes in the philosophy that a quarterback cannot lose his starting job because of injury, then Anu Solomon should...

    The Injury report has just been released, and for the first time since week one of the 2016 football season both Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon & Brandon Dawkins have -not- been listed as "questionable", "out", or "doubtful".   So the question is: "Who will start at QB this Saturday vs. the Cardinal?" If Coach Rich Rod believes in the philosophy that a quarterback cannot lose his starting job because of injury, then Anu Solomon should...

  • KVOA's Paul Cicala joins Lute Olson & basketball/football celebrities in a Teppan cookoff to raise money for charity

    KVOA's Paul Cicala joins Lute Olson & basketball/football celebrities in a Teppan cookoff to raise money for charity

    Friday, October 28 2016 7:21 PM EDT2016-10-28 23:21:08 GMT

    How would -you- like the chance to eat a dinner at Mr. An's prepared "right in front of your face" by U of A Basketball Coaching Legend Lute Olson, and scores of other Tucson-area celebrities?   Well, here's your chance.  Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 27th.   Join local celebrities as they cook teppan-style at Mr. An's! The evening includes dinner, silent & live auctions, and ongoing entertainment to raise funds for Easter Seals 

    How would -you- like the chance to eat a dinner at Mr. An's prepared "right in front of your face" by U of A Basketball Coaching Legend Lute Olson, and scores of other Tucson-area celebrities?   Well, here's your chance.  Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 27th.   Join local celebrities as they cook teppan-style at Mr. An's! The evening includes dinner, silent & live auctions, and ongoing entertainment to raise funds for Easter Seals 

  • Tucson Roadrunner Hockey Team To Make Pro Debut In Tucson This Friday

    Tucson Roadrunner Hockey Team To Make Pro Debut In Tucson This Friday

    Thursday, October 27 2016 6:21 PM EDT2016-10-27 22:21:01 GMT

    The countdown continues!  Your Tucson Roadrunners pro hockey team will be hitting the ice at the TCC for the first home game here in the Old Pueblo.  Plenty of tickets are available.  Here's more from the Tucson Roadrunners PR Team: Last Week: FRI Tucson 2 @ Stockton 1 (OT) SAT Tucson 2 @ Bakersfield 1 This Week: FRI vs. Stockton 7:05 pm SUN vs. Stockton 4:05 pm TEAM NOTES          Kyle Wood has a point in three stra...

    The countdown continues!  Your Tucson Roadrunners pro hockey team will be hitting the ice at the TCC for the first home game here in the Old Pueblo.  Plenty of tickets are available.  Here's more from the Tucson Roadrunners PR Team: Last Week: FRI Tucson 2 @ Stockton 1 (OT) SAT Tucson 2 @ Bakersfield 1 This Week: FRI vs. Stockton 7:05 pm SUN vs. Stockton 4:05 pm TEAM NOTES          Kyle Wood has a point in three stra...

  • After Bye Week, Rich Rod Says Cats Ready For Stanford

    After Bye Week, Rich Rod Says Cats Ready For Stanford

    Monday, October 24 2016 11:26 PM EDT2016-10-25 03:26:04 GMT

    After a bye week, the Arizona Wildcats are refreshed and ready to smack helmets against Stanford this Saturday. It's also homecoming on the campus of the U of A.  Here's more with from the "Monday's with Rich Rod" press conference (compliments of the Arizona Athletics): Head Coach Rich Rodriguez Opening statement: “It was certainly a much needed bye week. We got a couple days of practice in, worked on some fundamentals and got a little bit of a head start on Sta...

    After a bye week, the Arizona Wildcats are refreshed and ready to smack helmets against Stanford this Saturday. It's also homecoming on the campus of the U of A.  Here's more with from the "Monday's with Rich Rod" press conference (compliments of the Arizona Athletics): Head Coach Rich Rodriguez Opening statement: “It was certainly a much needed bye week. We got a couple days of practice in, worked on some fundamentals and got a little bit of a head start on Sta...

  • Cubs win the pennant

    Cubs win the pennant

    Sunday, October 23 2016 1:06 AM EDT2016-10-23 05:06:31 GMT

    CHICAGO (AP) - Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series.

    CHICAGO (AP) - Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series.

  • -YOU- Can Help Pick Name Of Tucson Roadrunners Mascot

    -YOU- Can Help Pick Name Of Tucson Roadrunners Mascot

    Friday, October 21 2016 7:59 PM EDT2016-10-21 23:59:36 GMT

    We are still over a week away from the Tucson Roadrunners playing at home in the Old Pueblo for the first time.   The Roadrunners will be taking on Stockton and Bakersfield this weekend in California.   Here's a press release from the Tucson Roadrunners on the "mascot-naming contest".  TUCSON, AZ -  The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, announced today that the team has launched a contest to name the new m...

    We are still over a week away from the Tucson Roadrunners playing at home in the Old Pueblo for the first time.   The Roadrunners will be taking on Stockton and Bakersfield this weekend in California.   Here's a press release from the Tucson Roadrunners on the "mascot-naming contest".  TUCSON, AZ -  The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, announced today that the team has launched a contest to name the new m...

  • Zona picked to Finish 2nd at Pac-12 Media Day; Oregon picked to Win Pac-12

    Zona picked to Finish 2nd at Pac-12 Media Day; Oregon picked to Win Pac-12

    Friday, October 21 2016 4:20 PM EDT2016-10-21 20:20:43 GMT
    Apart from a "Friday Football Fever kinda' day" in the Old Pueblo with a number of key matchups featuring Tucson-area high school football teams, the big news hitting our state deals with the Arizona Wildcat Basketball team and Pac-12 Media Day.  It all went down in San Francisco, CA. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: The Pac-12 Conference has released its predicted order of finish, and the Arizona Wildcats finished second in the league's preseason media poll. U...
    Apart from a "Friday Football Fever kinda' day" in the Old Pueblo with a number of key matchups featuring Tucson-area high school football teams, the big news hitting our state deals with the Arizona Wildcat Basketball team and Pac-12 Media Day.  It all went down in San Francisco, CA. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: The Pac-12 Conference has released its predicted order of finish, and the Arizona Wildcats finished second in the league's preseason media poll. U...
  • MLS Preseason schedule in Tucson announced; Desert Diamond Cup Kicks Off Feb. 15th

    MLS Preseason schedule in Tucson announced; Desert Diamond Cup Kicks Off Feb. 15th

    Friday, October 21 2016 2:58 PM EDT2016-10-21 18:58:11 GMT
    Photo: FC TucsonPhoto: FC Tucson
    As is the case every year, Major League Soccer teams and their thousands of fans will flock to Tucson for their spring training at the Kino Sports Complex. Pima County, FC Tucson and the Desert Diamond Cup have helped bring you these teams every season. Here's a press release from FC Tucson on the 2017 MLS Schedule: Pima County, Visit Tucson, and the town of Oro Valley are proud to partner with FC Tucson and Major League Soccer to announce the details of 2017 MLS Preseason in Tucson...
    As is the case every year, Major League Soccer teams and their thousands of fans will flock to Tucson for their spring training at the Kino Sports Complex. Pima County, FC Tucson and the Desert Diamond Cup have helped bring you these teams every season. Here's a press release from FC Tucson on the 2017 MLS Schedule: Pima County, Visit Tucson, and the town of Oro Valley are proud to partner with FC Tucson and Major League Soccer to announce the details of 2017 MLS Preseason in Tucson...
  • Tucsonan Heading to World Series With Indians; Palo Verde High Grad Getting Major "Air Time" With Dodgers In Playoffs

    Tucsonan Heading to World Series With Indians; Palo Verde High Grad Getting Major "Air Time" With Dodgers In Playoffs

    Friday, October 21 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-10-21 12:00:28 GMT

    Former Arizona baseball standout and Tucson resident Terry Francona is headed to the World Series again. Francona, the manager of the Cleveland Indians, knocked off the Blue Jays 3-0 to advance on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, a former Tucsonan and Palo Verde High School graduate (Jesus Quinonez) has been getting a lot of air time as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. Quinonez, who used to be a TV Reporter, is on the Dodger's PR staff and has been working as a translato...

    Former Arizona baseball standout and Tucson resident Terry Francona is headed to the World Series again. Francona, the manager of the Cleveland Indians, knocked off the Blue Jays 3-0 to advance on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, a former Tucsonan and Palo Verde High School graduate (Jesus Quinonez) has been getting a lot of air time as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. Quinonez, who used to be a TV Reporter, is on the Dodger's PR staff and has been working as a translato...

  • Pro Wrestling & Red Cross Team Up For "Lucha Libre" Fundraiser; KVOA's Lupita Murillo plays major role

    Pro Wrestling & Red Cross Team Up For "Lucha Libre" Fundraiser; KVOA's Lupita Murillo plays major role

    Friday, October 21 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-10-21 12:00:28 GMT

    Tens of thousands of dollars were raised for the Red Cross of Southern Arizona at the "Noche Libre" fundraiser at the Casino Del Sol.  News 4 Tucson's Lupita Murillo was the master of ceremony.  It was an fun-filled night with a "Nacho-Libre-type-theme" of pro wrestling with a border flair.   In addition to auction items, dinner, food and music, there was also featured entertainment including "Lucha Libre" bouts with a full ring i

    Tens of thousands of dollars were raised for the Red Cross of Southern Arizona at the "Noche Libre" fundraiser at the Casino Del Sol.  News 4 Tucson's Lupita Murillo was the master of ceremony.  It was an fun-filled night with a "Nacho-Libre-type-theme" of pro wrestling with a border flair.   In addition to auction items, dinner, food and music, there was also featured entertainment including "Lucha Libre" bouts with a full ring i

  • Cardinals dominate Jets behind Johnson's 3 TDs

    Cardinals dominate Jets behind Johnson's 3 TDs

    Tuesday, October 18 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-10-18 12:00:26 GMT

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -  David Johnson rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns, and the Cardinals shut down the listless Jets 28-3 on Monday night.

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -  David Johnson rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns, and the Cardinals shut down the listless Jets 28-3 on Monday night.

  • Arizona volleyball falls to Cal, but should place in Top 25

    Arizona volleyball falls to Cal, but should place in Top 25

    Monday, October 17 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-10-17 12:00:27 GMT

    BERKELEY, Calif. - Arizona volleyball lost in five sets to California on Sunday (22-25, 25-23, 25-20, 23-25, 11-15).

    BERKELEY, Calif. - Arizona volleyball lost in five sets to California on Sunday (22-25, 25-23, 25-20, 23-25, 11-15).

  • Honoring Legacy of Father Kino & Supporting His Path To Sainthood

    Honoring Legacy of Father Kino & Supporting His Path To Sainthood

    Saturday, October 15 2016 12:38 AM EDT2016-10-15 04:38:53 GMT

    A local church is following in the footsteps of the Pima County Public Libraries by having an "Hispanic Heritage Month" exhibition honoring one of the non-native "Founding Fathers" of this region: Padre Kino". 

    A local church is following in the footsteps of the Pima County Public Libraries by having an "Hispanic Heritage Month" exhibition honoring one of the non-native "Founding Fathers" of this region: Padre Kino". 

  • USC & AZ Family Divided; Family Weekend Brings Family Feud In Tucson

    USC & AZ Family Divided; Family Weekend Brings Family Feud In Tucson

    Saturday, October 15 2016 12:10 AM EDT2016-10-15 04:10:52 GMT
    A Family Feud is brewin' for scores of families this weekend with USC taking on U of A at the "Family Weekend" here in the Old Pueblo. It's no secret -thousands of students from California (many of which grew up cheering for USC & UCLA) now attend the University of Arizona. THUS --SOME PARENTS ARE "DIVIDED" Willis Barton is a USC alum, and "U of A Dad". Navonie Barton (his daughter) is a Physiology major at U of A. The two have a friend...
    A Family Feud is brewin' for scores of families this weekend with USC taking on U of A at the "Family Weekend" here in the Old Pueblo. It's no secret -thousands of students from California (many of which grew up cheering for USC & UCLA) now attend the University of Arizona. THUS --SOME PARENTS ARE "DIVIDED" Willis Barton is a USC alum, and "U of A Dad". Navonie Barton (his daughter) is a Physiology major at U of A. The two have a friend...
  • AZ Injury Report For Game VS. USC; 17-year-old QB may start for Cats

    AZ Injury Report For Game VS. USC; 17-year-old QB may start for Cats

    Friday, October 14 2016 1:00 AM EDT2016-10-14 05:00:52 GMT
    There's a high likelihood the Arizona Wildcats could start 17-year-old freshman Khalil Tate at quarterback against USC this Saturday.  Sophomore QB Brandon Dawkins is listed as "questionable" on the injury report while Junior QB Anu Solomon is jotted down as "doubtful".  Here's the injury report released by Coach Rich Rodriguez and the Cats heading into Saturday's game against USC: PROBABLE DL Luca Bruno (ankle) FB Jamardre Cobb (knee) WR Shawn Poindexte...
    There's a high likelihood the Arizona Wildcats could start 17-year-old freshman Khalil Tate at quarterback against USC this Saturday.  Sophomore QB Brandon Dawkins is listed as "questionable" on the injury report while Junior QB Anu Solomon is jotted down as "doubtful".  Here's the injury report released by Coach Rich Rodriguez and the Cats heading into Saturday's game against USC: PROBABLE DL Luca Bruno (ankle) FB Jamardre Cobb (knee) WR Shawn Poindexte...
  • AZ Native With Tucson Family Makes History In His NHL Debut

    AZ Native With Tucson Family Makes History In His NHL Debut

    Thursday, October 13 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-10-13 12:00:26 GMT

    Auston Mathews is the Arizona-born, Scottsdale-raised hockey player who was the #1 overall pick in the NHL Draft.  He has a number of Tucson ties (with family here in the Old Pueblo).  Auston Mathew's mother was born in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico while his dad is from the United States.  The two were the proudest-parents-around as they sat in the crowd in Toronto to watch his NHL debut and record game!   Here's a story from the Associated Press: Auston Matthews i...

    Auston Mathews is the Arizona-born, Scottsdale-raised hockey player who was the #1 overall pick in the NHL Draft.  He has a number of Tucson ties (with family here in the Old Pueblo).  Auston Mathew's mother was born in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico while his dad is from the United States.  The two were the proudest-parents-around as they sat in the crowd in Toronto to watch his NHL debut and record game!   Here's a story from the Associated Press: Auston Matthews i...

  • Snuka wins Flo Volleyball Player of the Week

    Snuka wins Flo Volleyball Player of the Week

    Tuesday, October 11 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-10-11 12:00:24 GMT
    Courtesy: Arizona AthleticsCourtesy: Arizona Athletics

    Arizona volleyball is on the upswing this week. The 'Cats swept #22 USC then upset #18 UCLA at Pauley Pavilion, winning three consecutive sets after falling down 2-0. Senior setter Penina Snuka led the charge with 25 digs and 45 assists.

    Arizona volleyball is on the upswing this week. The 'Cats swept #22 USC then upset #18 UCLA at Pauley Pavilion, winning three consecutive sets after falling down 2-0. Senior setter Penina Snuka led the charge with 25 digs and 45 assists.

  • Arizona volleyball comes back from huge deficit to beat UCLA

    Arizona volleyball comes back from huge deficit to beat UCLA

    Monday, October 10 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-10-10 12:00:27 GMT

    LOS ANGELES - Down two sets to zero, Arizona fought back, winning the final three sets at Pauley Pavilion to complete the improbable comeback victory over No. 18 UCLA (18-25, 17-25, 25-16, 25-21, 15-12).

    LOS ANGELES - Down two sets to zero, Arizona fought back, winning the final three sets at Pauley Pavilion to complete the improbable comeback victory over No. 18 UCLA (18-25, 17-25, 25-16, 25-21, 15-12).

  • Tucson Roadrunners Pro Hockey Gets Set For Home Debut In Old Pueblo This Sunday

    Tucson Roadrunners Pro Hockey Gets Set For Home Debut In Old Pueblo This Sunday

    Friday, October 7 2016 4:30 PM EDT2016-10-07 20:30:57 GMT

    Are you ready for some Pro-Hockey in downtown Tucson?  Well, the wait is almost over with.   The Tucson Roadrunners hockey team will take the T.C.C. for the first time in front of a packed house this Sunday.  Here's more from the Tucson Roadrunners: The Tucson Roadrunners will host a Red/White scrimmage game featuring players from the Arizona Coyotes and Tucson Roadrunners on Sunday, October 9 at 1 pm.  Admission is free for the event with a $5 donation request to...

    Are you ready for some Pro-Hockey in downtown Tucson?  Well, the wait is almost over with.   The Tucson Roadrunners hockey team will take the T.C.C. for the first time in front of a packed house this Sunday.  Here's more from the Tucson Roadrunners: The Tucson Roadrunners will host a Red/White scrimmage game featuring players from the Arizona Coyotes and Tucson Roadrunners on Sunday, October 9 at 1 pm.  Admission is free for the event with a $5 donation request to...

  • Sunnyside Wrestler Wins Another World Title

    Sunnyside Wrestler Wins Another World Title

    Thursday, October 6 2016 8:16 PM EDT2016-10-07 00:16:43 GMT
    Here's more from a recent press release from the Sunnyside Unified School District: Sunnyside High School Junior, Roman Bravo Young, became the number one wrestler in the country last Sunday after winning his bout with Nick Raimo in the 4th annual “Who’s #1” by a score of 3-2 event on the campus of Lehigh University to a sold out crowd of just over 5,000 people.  I will include A few pictures from USA Today's article.  The event was covered ...
    Here's more from a recent press release from the Sunnyside Unified School District: Sunnyside High School Junior, Roman Bravo Young, became the number one wrestler in the country last Sunday after winning his bout with Nick Raimo in the 4th annual “Who’s #1” by a score of 3-2 event on the campus of Lehigh University to a sold out crowd of just over 5,000 people.  I will include A few pictures from USA Today's article.  The event was covered ...
  • Thursday Injury Report Released By Rich Rod & Wildcats Going Into Game At #24 Utah

    Thursday Injury Report Released By Rich Rod & Wildcats Going Into Game At #24 Utah

    Thursday, October 6 2016 6:09 PM EDT2016-10-06 22:09:43 GMT
    On Monday, Arizona Football Coach Rich Rodriguez started his press conference by citing Arizona's injury report by saying there are 28 players listed, 18 of them starters. That could have been tongue in cheek, but it's no joke that Arizona has been hit by the injury bug as hard as any team in the country. Below is the Arizona football injury report heading into Saturday’s game at Utah. (Released on Thursday, October 6th) PROBABLE OL Jacob Alsadek (shoulder) OL Gerhard de ...
    On Monday, Arizona Football Coach Rich Rodriguez started his press conference by citing Arizona's injury report by saying there are 28 players listed, 18 of them starters. That could have been tongue in cheek, but it's no joke that Arizona has been hit by the injury bug as hard as any team in the country. Below is the Arizona football injury report heading into Saturday’s game at Utah. (Released on Thursday, October 6th) PROBABLE OL Jacob Alsadek (shoulder) OL Gerhard de ...
  • Former Zona player takes Cleveland to Post Season; Wild Card game thrillers

    Former Zona player takes Cleveland to Post Season; Wild Card game thrillers

    Thursday, October 6 2016 6:02 PM EDT2016-10-06 22:02:43 GMT
    Former Arizona Wildcat baseball standout Terry Francona has taken his Cleveland Indians tithe post season once again.  He'll meet his former team, the Red Sox, in the American League Division series starting tonight.  
    Former Arizona Wildcat baseball standout Terry Francona has taken his Cleveland Indians tithe post season once again.  He'll meet his former team, the Red Sox, in the American League Division series starting tonight.  
  • Diamondbacks fire former Wildcat Hale and GM Stewart

    Diamondbacks fire former Wildcat Hale and GM Stewart

    Tuesday, October 4 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-10-04 12:00:26 GMT

    PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have fired general manager Dave Stewart and manager Chip Hale after a second consecutive losing season.

    PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have fired general manager Dave Stewart and manager Chip Hale after a second consecutive losing season.

  • Rodriguez laments injuries at presser

    Rodriguez laments injuries at presser

    Tuesday, October 4 2016 2:09 AM EDT2016-10-04 06:09:11 GMT

    Rich Rodriguez started his Monday press conference by citing Arizona's injury report. He said there are 28 players listed, 18 of them starters. 

    Rich Rodriguez started his Monday press conference by citing Arizona's injury report. He said there are 28 players listed, 18 of them starters. 

  • UofA Football Coach's Brother Suits Up For Mexican League Baseball Team At Kino Stadium; Mexican Baseball Fiesta Continues

    UofA Football Coach's Brother Suits Up For Mexican League Baseball Team At Kino Stadium; Mexican Baseball Fiesta Continues

    Friday, September 30 2016 4:27 PM EDT2016-09-30 20:27:02 GMT

    American pro baseball player KC Hobson has spent much of his career with the Toronto Blue Jays organization. He's one of scores of U.S. Citizens that play their winterball in the Mexican Pro Baseball Leagues.    Hobson is excited that the Ciudad Obregon Yaquis are taking part in the Mexican Baseball Fiesta in Tucson to not only play some Mexican-League baseball in the USA --He's also getting a chance to have his brother watch him.  KC Hobson brother

    American pro baseball player KC Hobson has spent much of his career with the Toronto Blue Jays organization. He's one of scores of U.S. Citizens that play their winterball in the Mexican Pro Baseball Leagues.    Hobson is excited that the Ciudad Obregon Yaquis are taking part in the Mexican Baseball Fiesta in Tucson to not only play some Mexican-League baseball in the USA --He's also getting a chance to have his brother watch him.  KC Hobson brother

  • Zona Basketball Media Day Introduces New 5-Star Talent

    Zona Basketball Media Day Introduces New 5-Star Talent

    Friday, September 30 2016 4:24 PM EDT2016-09-30 20:24:02 GMT

    The earliest Arizona Basketball Media Day (perhaps ever) took place on Thursday, Sept. 29th as Coach Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats get set for the 2016-2017 campaign.   Arizona is losing three starters from last year's squad that lost in the first round of the NCAA tournament.  However, with yet another top-5 recruiting class, the Cats have already cracked the top 10 in a few preseason polls.  To see more on the Zona Basketball Media Day (as-seen-on-KVOA) pleas...

    The earliest Arizona Basketball Media Day (perhaps ever) took place on Thursday, Sept. 29th as Coach Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats get set for the 2016-2017 campaign.   Arizona is losing three starters from last year's squad that lost in the first round of the NCAA tournament.  However, with yet another top-5 recruiting class, the Cats have already cracked the top 10 in a few preseason polls.  To see more on the Zona Basketball Media Day (as-seen-on-KVOA) pleas...

  • AZ Football Injury Report Released For UCLA Game: Anu Solomon listed as "out"; Nick Wilson is "Questionable"

    AZ Football Injury Report Released For UCLA Game: Anu Solomon listed as "out"; Nick Wilson is "Questionable"

    Thursday, September 29 2016 8:22 PM EDT2016-09-30 00:22:28 GMT
    After being listed as "questionable" the last few weeks before Gameday, Quarterback Anu Solomon has now been put on the Injury Report as "Out" because of his lingering knee injury.  Running back Nick Wilson has been listed as "questionable" with an ankle injury.  Here's more from the injury report released by Coach Rich Rodriguez before the U of A game against UCLA: PROBABLE S Tellas Jones (ankle) QUESTIONABLE RB Nick Wilson (ankle) DOUBTFUL...
    After being listed as "questionable" the last few weeks before Gameday, Quarterback Anu Solomon has now been put on the Injury Report as "Out" because of his lingering knee injury.  Running back Nick Wilson has been listed as "questionable" with an ankle injury.  Here's more from the injury report released by Coach Rich Rodriguez before the U of A game against UCLA: PROBABLE S Tellas Jones (ankle) QUESTIONABLE RB Nick Wilson (ankle) DOUBTFUL...
  • Mexican League Teams Training In Tucson Begin Games Tonight: Royals farm team also takes field

    Mexican League Teams Training In Tucson Begin Games Tonight: Royals farm team also takes field

    Thursday, September 29 2016 4:35 PM EDT2016-09-29 20:35:36 GMT
    Kino Stadium is expected a packed house the next four days as popular pro baseball teams from Mexico (which also include American players suiting up for winter ball in Latin America) hit the field in Tucson for another round of "pre-season training" in the Old Pueblo. TO SEE MORE ON THE GAMES, AND THE MUSIC, FUN, PASSION AND CROWDS, CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE. Here's more from the Mexican Baseball Fiesta's Press release: The Sixth Annual Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiest...
    Kino Stadium is expected a packed house the next four days as popular pro baseball teams from Mexico (which also include American players suiting up for winter ball in Latin America) hit the field in Tucson for another round of "pre-season training" in the Old Pueblo. TO SEE MORE ON THE GAMES, AND THE MUSIC, FUN, PASSION AND CROWDS, CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE. Here's more from the Mexican Baseball Fiesta's Press release: The Sixth Annual Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiest...
  • Pro Baseball Returns To Kino Stadium Tonight-Sunday With Visit Tucson's Mexican Baseball Fiesta

    Pro Baseball Returns To Kino Stadium Tonight-Sunday With Visit Tucson's Mexican Baseball Fiesta

    Thursday, September 29 2016 8:02 AM EDT2016-09-29 12:02:07 GMT

    Visit Tucson is presenting the Mexican Baseball Fiesta once again at the Kino Sports Complex. Games begin on Thursday and last through the weekend, with the showdown between the Obregon Yaquis and Hermosillo Naranjeros expecting a near-sellout crowd in Tucson once again.  Here's more from a Pima County press release: In preparation for the 2016 Mexican Baseball Fiesta, which gets underway Sept. 29, three participating teams of the Mexican Pacific League will hold a training...

    Visit Tucson is presenting the Mexican Baseball Fiesta once again at the Kino Sports Complex. Games begin on Thursday and last through the weekend, with the showdown between the Obregon Yaquis and Hermosillo Naranjeros expecting a near-sellout crowd in Tucson once again.  Here's more from a Pima County press release: In preparation for the 2016 Mexican Baseball Fiesta, which gets underway Sept. 29, three participating teams of the Mexican Pacific League will hold a training...

  • Catalina Foothills Wide Receiver Earns Jack In The Box Player Of The Week

    Catalina Foothills Wide Receiver Earns Jack In The Box Player Of The Week

    Wednesday, September 28 2016 5:21 PM EDT2016-09-28 21:21:25 GMT
    Congratulations to Bryan Beckon - The KVOA News 4 Tucson "Jack In The Box" Player Of The Week.   In Catalina Foothills victory over Pusch Ridge, he had nine catches for 147 yards and two touchdowns. To see Ari Alexander's in depth reporter, just click on the icon above.   You'll also hear more from Coach Jeff Scurran and Senior Quarterback Rhett Rodriguez.
    Congratulations to Bryan Beckon - The KVOA News 4 Tucson "Jack In The Box" Player Of The Week.   In Catalina Foothills victory over Pusch Ridge, he had nine catches for 147 yards and two touchdowns. To see Ari Alexander's in depth reporter, just click on the icon above.   You'll also hear more from Coach Jeff Scurran and Senior Quarterback Rhett Rodriguez.
  • AZ Football Injury Report Released Before Game VS. #9 Washington: RB Nick Wilson & QB Anu Solomon Still "Questionable"

    AZ Football Injury Report Released Before Game VS. #9 Washington: RB Nick Wilson & QB Anu Solomon Still "Questionable"

    Saturday, September 24 2016 9:01 AM EDT2016-09-24 13:01:06 GMT

    Here is the "Injury Report" released on Thursday afternoon by Wildcat head football coach Rich Rodriguez heading into Saturday’s game against 9th ranked Washington: PROBABLE S Tellas Jones (ankle) QUESTIONABLE QB Anu Solomon (knee) RB Nick Wilson (ankle) DOUBTFUL None OUT FB Jamardre Cobb (knee) NG Parker Zellers (knee) LB DeAndre’ Miller (ankle) FOR COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THE WILDCATS, TUNE IN TO NEWS FOUR TUCSON AT 6 AND 10 P.M. 

    Here is the "Injury Report" released on Thursday afternoon by Wildcat head football coach Rich Rodriguez heading into Saturday’s game against 9th ranked Washington: PROBABLE S Tellas Jones (ankle) QUESTIONABLE QB Anu Solomon (knee) RB Nick Wilson (ankle) DOUBTFUL None OUT FB Jamardre Cobb (knee) NG Parker Zellers (knee) LB DeAndre’ Miller (ankle) FOR COMPLETE COVERAGE OF THE WILDCATS, TUNE IN TO NEWS FOUR TUCSON AT 6 AND 10 P.M. 

  • Jack In the Box Player of the Week, Week 4: Alex Courtemanche

    Jack In the Box Player of the Week, Week 4: Alex Courtemanche

    Friday, September 23 2016 7:24 PM EDT2016-09-23 23:24:43 GMT

    "A mini hummer, a little tank, they give him the ball and they give it to him a lot, we just gotta hope that we get in front of him." 

    "A mini hummer, a little tank, they give him the ball and they give it to him a lot, we just gotta hope that we get in front of him." 

  • In KVOA "Tek-Net Center" Breaking Down Tomorrow's AZ vs. Washington Football Matchup

    In KVOA "Tek-Net Center" Breaking Down Tomorrow's AZ vs. Washington Football Matchup

    Friday, September 23 2016 4:11 PM EDT2016-09-23 20:11:46 GMT

    To see some of the things to look forward to at the U of A game this Saturday as the Wildcats host #9 Washington, click on icon above.  This is what Coach Rich Rodriguez said about the team trying to get off to a fast start: “We have to try to do something to get us in a rhythm offensively, where we can get some first downs and gain some confidence. Once you get in a rhythm offensively, by getting some first downs and some momentum, it’s easy to take off from there....

    To see some of the things to look forward to at the U of A game this Saturday as the Wildcats host #9 Washington, click on icon above.  This is what Coach Rich Rodriguez said about the team trying to get off to a fast start: “We have to try to do something to get us in a rhythm offensively, where we can get some first downs and gain some confidence. Once you get in a rhythm offensively, by getting some first downs and some momentum, it’s easy to take off from there....

  • Univ. of Arizona Volleyball blows out rival ASU

    Univ. of Arizona Volleyball blows out rival ASU

    Thursday, September 22 2016 9:03 PM EDT2016-09-23 01:03:55 GMT

    The Arizona Wildcat volleyball team has now won 9 of its last 10 matchups after a big victory over rival ASU. If you'd like to see the highlights, please click on the link above.  Here's more from the Arizona Athletics Department:  Kendra Dahlke (22) and Katarina Pilepic (15) set career-highs in kills as Arizona took down rival Arizona State in four sets in front of a raucous McKale Center crowd on Wednesday night (25-22, 19-25, 25-23, 25-18). The Wildcats...

    The Arizona Wildcat volleyball team has now won 9 of its last 10 matchups after a big victory over rival ASU. If you'd like to see the highlights, please click on the link above.  Here's more from the Arizona Athletics Department:  Kendra Dahlke (22) and Katarina Pilepic (15) set career-highs in kills as Arizona took down rival Arizona State in four sets in front of a raucous McKale Center crowd on Wednesday night (25-22, 19-25, 25-23, 25-18). The Wildcats...

  • Coach Rich Rodriguez has high praise for RB JJ Taylor

    Coach Rich Rodriguez has high praise for RB JJ Taylor

    Thursday, September 22 2016 5:35 PM EDT2016-09-22 21:35:32 GMT

    Arizona freshman running back JJ Taylor rushed for 168 yards and a touchdown against Hawaii, averaging more than 9 yards per carry.  He's filling a void left behind by Orlando Bradford, who was arrested and kicked off the team last week. Here's what Rich Rod is saying about JJ Taylor, who could also begin making a name for himself returning punts. “Part of the reason that you do (rugby-style kicks) is so it’s hard to catch the ball. The ball shakes funny and bounces...

    Arizona freshman running back JJ Taylor rushed for 168 yards and a touchdown against Hawaii, averaging more than 9 yards per carry.  He's filling a void left behind by Orlando Bradford, who was arrested and kicked off the team last week. Here's what Rich Rod is saying about JJ Taylor, who could also begin making a name for himself returning punts. “Part of the reason that you do (rugby-style kicks) is so it’s hard to catch the ball. The ball shakes funny and bounces...

  • College Football Hall of Famer and NFL Veteran Ricky Hunley to Keynote NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl Kickoff Luncheon

    College Football Hall of Famer and NFL Veteran Ricky Hunley to Keynote NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl Kickoff Luncheon

    Thursday, September 22 2016 5:34 PM EDT2016-09-22 21:34:34 GMT
    Here's a press release from the communication's team for the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl: – Former University of Arizona football star and first-round NFL pick Ricky Hunley will return to his college home of Tucson on October 14 to keynote the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl Kickoff Luncheon at the Doubletree Reid Park Hotel. Hunley’s appearance will anchor an exciting program that will include other guest speakers and the conferring of two community leadership awards as we...
    Here's a press release from the communication's team for the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl: – Former University of Arizona football star and first-round NFL pick Ricky Hunley will return to his college home of Tucson on October 14 to keynote the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl Kickoff Luncheon at the Doubletree Reid Park Hotel. Hunley’s appearance will anchor an exciting program that will include other guest speakers and the conferring of two community leadership awards as we...
  • Arizona Coach Rich Rodriguez has powerful statement regarding RB Orlando Bradford allegedly hitting a woman

    Arizona Coach Rich Rodriguez has powerful statement regarding RB Orlando Bradford allegedly hitting a woman

    Tuesday, September 20 2016 12:20 AM EDT2016-09-20 04:20:57 GMT
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    At the afternoon "Mondays with Rich Rod" press conference, Arizona head football coach Rich Rod addressed the media for the first time about the dismissal from the team of Running back Orlando Bradford after being arrested and charged with 11 felonies.  Bradford currently remains in the Pima County jail.  When asked about the "process" used to evaluate how Bradford would be disciplined after the arrest, Rich Rodriguez said, "There ain't no proc...

    At the afternoon "Mondays with Rich Rod" press conference, Arizona head football coach Rich Rod addressed the media for the first time about the dismissal from the team of Running back Orlando Bradford after being arrested and charged with 11 felonies.  Bradford currently remains in the Pima County jail.  When asked about the "process" used to evaluate how Bradford would be disciplined after the arrest, Rich Rodriguez said, "There ain't no proc...

  • Thousands of dollars raised for historic Santa Cruz Church at Golf Charity Event; Fundraiser ongoing

    Thousands of dollars raised for historic Santa Cruz Church at Golf Charity Event; Fundraiser ongoing

    Monday, September 19 2016 8:49 PM EDT2016-09-20 00:49:34 GMT

    This Saturday, September 17th, there'll be a fundraiser for one of the most historic churches in Southern Arizona -- Santa Cruz Church, on South 6th Avenue and 22nd street will celebrate 100 years in 2018, and the historic building is in need of renovations.   The 11th Annual Santa Cruz Parish/Knights of Columbus Fr. Bach - Bro. Angel de Santa Cruz Council #14139 Benefit Golf tournament will take place at the Golf Club at Vistoso (955 W. Vistoso Highlands Drive). TO S...

    This Saturday, September 17th, there'll be a fundraiser for one of the most historic churches in Southern Arizona -- Santa Cruz Church, on South 6th Avenue and 22nd street will celebrate 100 years in 2018, and the historic building is in need of renovations.   The 11th Annual Santa Cruz Parish/Knights of Columbus Fr. Bach - Bro. Angel de Santa Cruz Council #14139 Benefit Golf tournament will take place at the Golf Club at Vistoso (955 W. Vistoso Highlands Drive). TO S...

  • QB Anu Solomon Continues To Nurse Knee Injury

    QB Anu Solomon Continues To Nurse Knee Injury

    Wednesday, September 14 2016 8:02 AM EDT2016-09-14 12:02:08 GMT

    It's still up-in-the-air just how serious U of A quarterback Anu Solomon's knee injury is.  He was seen limping on the sidelines, sporting a knee brace, as Brandon Dawkins took snaps against Grambling State.   To see story-as-aired-on-NBC, just click on icon above. 

    It's still up-in-the-air just how serious U of A quarterback Anu Solomon's knee injury is.  He was seen limping on the sidelines, sporting a knee brace, as Brandon Dawkins took snaps against Grambling State.   To see story-as-aired-on-NBC, just click on icon above. 

  • UofA football players with Hawaiian roots looking forward to playing vs. UH

    UofA football players with Hawaiian roots looking forward to playing vs. UH

    Wednesday, September 14 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-09-14 12:00:24 GMT

    A handful of U of A players are from Hawaii, or have Pacific Island ties.  Many are looking forward to taking on a University of Hawaii school they grew up watching.    To see reaction from Coach Rich Rod and his players on these Hawaii ties, please click on icon above.  

    A handful of U of A players are from Hawaii, or have Pacific Island ties.  Many are looking forward to taking on a University of Hawaii school they grew up watching.    To see reaction from Coach Rich Rod and his players on these Hawaii ties, please click on icon above.  

  • Jack N' Box Player Of Week: Rincon's Ty Grigsby Scores 8 TD's

    Jack N' Box Player Of Week: Rincon's Ty Grigsby Scores 8 TD's

    Wednesday, September 14 2016 12:07 AM EDT2016-09-14 04:07:27 GMT
    After scoring 8 touchdowns in a game versus Sierra Vista's Buena High School, Rincon senior Ty Grigsby was named the Friday Football Fever "Jack N' The Box Player Of The Week".   To see Ari Alexander's creative look at Grigsby's amazing-eight-touchdown-game, just click on icon above.  
    After scoring 8 touchdowns in a game versus Sierra Vista's Buena High School, Rincon senior Ty Grigsby was named the Friday Football Fever "Jack N' The Box Player Of The Week".   To see Ari Alexander's creative look at Grigsby's amazing-eight-touchdown-game, just click on icon above.  
  • Monday's with Rich Rod: Coach Talks QB situation, defense, Grambling St., upcoming Hawaii and then some

    Monday's with Rich Rod: Coach Talks QB situation, defense, Grambling St., upcoming Hawaii and then some

    Tuesday, September 13 2016 8:07 AM EDT2016-09-13 12:07:07 GMT

    It was the third edition of the "Monday's with Rich Rod" press conference.   TO SEE STORY AS-AIRED ON NEWS FOUR TUCSON PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE.  Here's some transcripts and quotes as-provided by the U of A athletic department (www.arizonaathletics.com) Opening statement from Coach Rich Rodriguez: “With the game against Grambling State, there are a lot of things we have to fix on all three phases. As coaches, we talked about what we are doing scheme-wise...

    It was the third edition of the "Monday's with Rich Rod" press conference.   TO SEE STORY AS-AIRED ON NEWS FOUR TUCSON PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE.  Here's some transcripts and quotes as-provided by the U of A athletic department (www.arizonaathletics.com) Opening statement from Coach Rich Rodriguez: “With the game against Grambling State, there are a lot of things we have to fix on all three phases. As coaches, we talked about what we are doing scheme-wise...

  • Golf Tournament To Help Renovations of Historic Santa Cruz Church (which is celebrating 100 years in 2018)

    Golf Tournament To Help Renovations of Historic Santa Cruz Church (which is celebrating 100 years in 2018)

    Tuesday, September 13 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-09-13 12:00:25 GMT

    This Saturday, September 17th, there'll be a fundraiser for one of the most historic churches in Southern Arizona -- Santa Cruz Church, on South 6th Avenue and 22nd street will celebrate 100 years in 2018, and the historic building is in need of renovations.   The 11th Annual Santa Cruz Parish/Knights of Columbus Fr. Bach - Bro. Angel de Santa Cruz Council #14139 Benefit Golf tournament will take place at the Golf Club at Vistoso (955 W. Vistoso Highlands Drive). It's 75 dollar...

    This Saturday, September 17th, there'll be a fundraiser for one of the most historic churches in Southern Arizona -- Santa Cruz Church, on South 6th Avenue and 22nd street will celebrate 100 years in 2018, and the historic building is in need of renovations.   The 11th Annual Santa Cruz Parish/Knights of Columbus Fr. Bach - Bro. Angel de Santa Cruz Council #14139 Benefit Golf tournament will take place at the Golf Club at Vistoso (955 W. Vistoso Highlands Drive). It's 75 dollar...

  • ROADRUNNERS UNVEIL WEBSITE, ANNOUNCE 2016-17 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE

    ROADRUNNERS UNVEIL WEBSITE, ANNOUNCE 2016-17 PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE

    Tuesday, September 13 2016 7:56 AM EDT2016-09-13 11:56:03 GMT

    The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, today unveiled the team’s official website at TucsonRoadrunners.com and announced the 2016-17 promotional schedule. Fans will be treated to several memorable nights throughout the season, including the home opening game on October 28 when each fan in attendance will receive a special commemorative ticket.  Other theme nights include: Hat Tricks and Treats October 30: Trick or Treat in t...

    The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, today unveiled the team’s official website at TucsonRoadrunners.com and announced the 2016-17 promotional schedule. Fans will be treated to several memorable nights throughout the season, including the home opening game on October 28 when each fan in attendance will receive a special commemorative ticket.  Other theme nights include: Hat Tricks and Treats October 30: Trick or Treat in t...

  • Cardinals fall on missed kick

    Cardinals fall on missed kick

    Monday, September 12 2016 6:59 PM EDT2016-09-12 22:59:50 GMT

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona's Chandler Catanzaro missed a 47-yard field goal with 41 seconds to play and the severely depleted Patriots escaped with a 23-21 victory Sunday night in the season opener.

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona's Chandler Catanzaro missed a 47-yard field goal with 41 seconds to play and the severely depleted Patriots escaped with a 23-21 victory Sunday night in the season opener.

  • Thousands of Dollars Raised at Celebrity Golf Tournament With U of A Greats To Benefit Charity "Patronato de Kino de Tucson"

    Thousands of Dollars Raised at Celebrity Golf Tournament With U of A Greats To Benefit Charity "Patronato de Kino de Tucson"

    Thursday, September 8 2016 5:32 PM EDT2016-09-08 21:32:40 GMT

    The International Celebrity Golf Tournament will take place on Thursday, September 8th at the Casino Del Sol Sewailo Golf Course", and will  include a number of former U of A standout football players including Al Hill, Max Zendejas and Dave Adams. In addition, Tucson native and world-famed muralist Luis Gustavo Mena is also playing a strong role in the fund raiser by donating art to raise money for the charity causes.  To see a story on it 

    The International Celebrity Golf Tournament will take place on Thursday, September 8th at the Casino Del Sol Sewailo Golf Course", and will  include a number of former U of A standout football players including Al Hill, Max Zendejas and Dave Adams. In addition, Tucson native and world-famed muralist Luis Gustavo Mena is also playing a strong role in the fund raiser by donating art to raise money for the charity causes.  To see a story on it 

  • "Monday's With Rich Rod": Focus on BYU loss & looking ahead to Grambling St.

    "Monday's With Rich Rod": Focus on BYU loss & looking ahead to Grambling St.

    Tuesday, September 6 2016 8:03 AM EDT2016-09-06 12:03:02 GMT

    **TO SEE NEWS 4 TUCSON STORY WITH RICH RODRIGUEZ AFTER HIS MONDAY PRESS CONFERENCE, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE** For the first time since topping No. 10 Utah in double overtime last season, the Arizona Wildcats will return to Arizona Stadium to open their 2016 home schedule. The Cats will host Grambling State at 7:45 p.m., Saturday night in the home opener.  The two teams have never squared off before.  Some Game Themes: First the Cougars, now the Tigers. Yes, it'...

    **TO SEE NEWS 4 TUCSON STORY WITH RICH RODRIGUEZ AFTER HIS MONDAY PRESS CONFERENCE, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE** For the first time since topping No. 10 Utah in double overtime last season, the Arizona Wildcats will return to Arizona Stadium to open their 2016 home schedule. The Cats will host Grambling State at 7:45 p.m., Saturday night in the home opener.  The two teams have never squared off before.  Some Game Themes: First the Cougars, now the Tigers. Yes, it'...

  • BYU beats Arizona on game-winning kick

    BYU beats Arizona on game-winning kick

    Monday, September 5 2016 8:56 PM EDT2016-09-06 00:56:58 GMT

    The BYU Cougars handed Arizona an opening loss, 18-16, at University of Phoenix Stadium at the Cactus Kickoff Classic.

    The BYU Cougars handed Arizona an opening loss, 18-16, at University of Phoenix Stadium at the Cactus Kickoff Classic.

  • Scooby Wright makes Browns final 53-man roster

    Scooby Wright makes Browns final 53-man roster

    Sunday, September 4 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-09-04 12:00:19 GMT

    Former Arizona star linebacker Scooby Wright learned Saturday he'll be part of the Browns 53-man roster. 

    Former Arizona star linebacker Scooby Wright learned Saturday he'll be part of the Browns 53-man roster. 

  • Cardinals win final preseason game

    Cardinals win final preseason game

    Friday, September 2 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-09-02 12:00:24 GMT

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Matt Barkley, trying to hang on to Arizona's No. 3 quarterback job, outshone Denver rookie Paxton Lynch in the Cardinals' 38-17 victory over the Broncos in the teams' preseason finale on Thursday night. 

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Matt Barkley, trying to hang on to Arizona's No. 3 quarterback job, outshone Denver rookie Paxton Lynch in the Cardinals' 38-17 victory over the Broncos in the teams' preseason finale on Thursday night. 

  • KVOA's Paul Cicala reports from Juarez, Mexico home of fallen musical icon Juan Gabriel as scores of people flock to his home to pay tribute

    KVOA's Paul Cicala reports from Juarez, Mexico home of fallen musical icon Juan Gabriel as scores of people flock to his home to pay tribute

    Thursday, September 1 2016 12:37 AM EDT2016-09-01 04:37:58 GMT

    News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala reported from the home of one of the most famous entertainers in Latin American history as scores of people gathered to pay tribute to Juan Gabriel. Juan Gabriel, who was very popular in Tucson and our border state of Sonora, made a big impact in the Old Pueblo.  "El Diva of Juarez", as he's known by many, died of a heart attack in Santa Monica, California over the weekend.  He also called Juarez, Chihuahua and El Paso, TX his home. To...

    News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala reported from the home of one of the most famous entertainers in Latin American history as scores of people gathered to pay tribute to Juan Gabriel. Juan Gabriel, who was very popular in Tucson and our border state of Sonora, made a big impact in the Old Pueblo.  "El Diva of Juarez", as he's known by many, died of a heart attack in Santa Monica, California over the weekend.  He also called Juarez, Chihuahua and El Paso, TX his home. To...

  • Dolphins Beat Falcons on NBC Thursday Night Football

    Dolphins Beat Falcons on NBC Thursday Night Football

    Friday, August 26 2016 12:56 AM EDT2016-08-26 04:56:32 GMT
    Running back Arian Foster had a 2-yard touchdown run in the Miami Dolphins' 17-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night.      Foster, who joined the Dolphins during the offseason and is coming off an Achilles injury, had his most extensive playing time with his new team in the third preseason game that was played at Orlando's Camping World Stadium.      The four-time Pro Bowl running back played in just one series in the first half, but he made th...
    Running back Arian Foster had a 2-yard touchdown run in the Miami Dolphins' 17-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night.      Foster, who joined the Dolphins during the offseason and is coming off an Achilles injury, had his most extensive playing time with his new team in the third preseason game that was played at Orlando's Camping World Stadium.      The four-time Pro Bowl running back played in just one series in the first half, but he made th...
  • Hill named BYU starting QB vs. Arizona

    Hill named BYU starting QB vs. Arizona

    Wednesday, August 24 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-08-24 12:00:25 GMT

    PROVO, Utah (AP) - Taysom Hill will begin his final year at BYU as the Cougars' starting quarterback.

    PROVO, Utah (AP) - Taysom Hill will begin his final year at BYU as the Cougars' starting quarterback.

  • Ironwood Ridge softball team wins state title; Seniors Graduating Tonight As Champs

    Tuesday, August 23 2016 10:14 AM EDT2016-08-23 14:14:53 GMT

    Ironwood Ridge's softball team took home a state title in the Phoenix area by knocking off Cactus High School 6-2.  

    Ironwood Ridge's softball team took home a state title in the Phoenix area by knocking off Cactus High School 6-2.  

  • Tucson Athletes Do Well On Wednesday In Rio; Update on Olympians with U of A & Old Pueblo ties

    Tucson Athletes Do Well On Wednesday In Rio; Update on Olympians with U of A & Old Pueblo ties

    Thursday, August 18 2016 8:11 AM EDT2016-08-18 12:11:08 GMT

    With the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in its 12th day of competition, there are six University of Arizona and Tucson Olympians that are either still competing in events or waiting for their events to begin throughout the rest of the Olympics. Current U of A Track Volunteer Coach Bernard Lagat (USA) competed in the first round of the Men’s 5000m today and finished 17th overall in the standing, fifth in Heat 1 with a time of 13:26.02 seconds, landing him a spot in the Final on Saturday...

    With the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in its 12th day of competition, there are six University of Arizona and Tucson Olympians that are either still competing in events or waiting for their events to begin throughout the rest of the Olympics. Current U of A Track Volunteer Coach Bernard Lagat (USA) competed in the first round of the Men’s 5000m today and finished 17th overall in the standing, fifth in Heat 1 with a time of 13:26.02 seconds, landing him a spot in the Final on Saturday...

  • Longtime Tucsonan & American Gymnastics Coach Shares In Olympic Success Of Team USA

    Longtime Tucsonan & American Gymnastics Coach Shares In Olympic Success Of Team USA

    Wednesday, August 17 2016 10:57 PM EDT2016-08-18 02:57:00 GMT

    Team USA's Gymnastics has one of its best squads in years, and one person who's seen it all first hand is former Olympic coach and proud Sonoran Desert resident Yoichi Tomita .. Of Gymnastics World in the heart of Tucson!  Tomita recently served on the coach selection committee for Team USA for the fourth consecutive Olympic games! In fact, Tomita helped coach the USA in 1988 in Seoul, Korea, and in the year 2000 in Sydney, Australia. In all, the proud Tucsonan 

    Team USA's Gymnastics has one of its best squads in years, and one person who's seen it all first hand is former Olympic coach and proud Sonoran Desert resident Yoichi Tomita .. Of Gymnastics World in the heart of Tucson!  Tomita recently served on the coach selection committee for Team USA for the fourth consecutive Olympic games! In fact, Tomita helped coach the USA in 1988 in Seoul, Korea, and in the year 2000 in Sydney, Australia. In all, the proud Tucsonan 

  • Tuesday's Schedule For Rio Olympics on NBC

    Tuesday's Schedule For Rio Olympics on NBC

    Tuesday, August 16 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-08-16 12:00:24 GMT
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    MONDAY, AUGUST 15 (DAY 10) NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime): Track and Field - Live coverage of track and field includes the women’s 400m final, as Allyson Felix...

    MONDAY, AUGUST 15 (DAY 10) NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime): Track and Field - Live coverage of track and field includes the women’s 400m final, as Allyson Felix...

  • Bomb squads, stray bullets: Incidents unnerve some in Rio

    Bomb squads, stray bullets: Incidents unnerve some in Rio

    Friday, August 12 2016 8:38 PM EDT2016-08-13 00:38:00 GMT
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    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The bomb squad rushed past crowds on Copacabana Beach to investigate a backpack abandoned near Rio's ritziest hotel. Despite the...

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The bomb squad rushed past crowds on Copacabana Beach to investigate a backpack abandoned near Rio's ritziest hotel. Despite the...

  • Former Wildcat Jim Furyk sets PGA Tour Record with round of 58

    Former Wildcat Jim Furyk sets PGA Tour Record with round of 58

    Monday, August 8 2016 8:00 AM EDT2016-08-08 12:00:28 GMT

    CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) - Jim Furyk set a PGA Tour record Sunday, shooting a 58 during the final round of the Travelers Championship.

    CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) - Jim Furyk set a PGA Tour record Sunday, shooting a 58 during the final round of the Travelers Championship.

  • AZ Hoops Learns Pac-12 Schedule

    AZ Hoops Learns Pac-12 Schedule

    Wednesday, July 27 2016 8:03 AM EDT2016-07-27 12:03:03 GMT

    The Pac-12 Conference has released the weekly matchups and site designations for the league's 2016-17 men's basketball season. The announcement reflects the games being played and the home/away designations each week of the Pac-12 regular season. Specific dates and times for each game within a week will be announced later this summer after selections by the league's television partners are finalized. All Conference games will be televised by either ESPN, FOX, CBS or Pac-12 Network. ...

    The Pac-12 Conference has released the weekly matchups and site designations for the league's 2016-17 men's basketball season. The announcement reflects the games being played and the home/away designations each week of the Pac-12 regular season. Specific dates and times for each game within a week will be announced later this summer after selections by the league's television partners are finalized. All Conference games will be televised by either ESPN, FOX, CBS or Pac-12 Network. ...

  • Tucsonan Bernard Lagat Advances To 5th Olympic Games

    Tucsonan Bernard Lagat Advances To 5th Olympic Games

    Sunday, July 10 2016 4:05 PM EDT2016-07-10 20:05:16 GMT

    BY NBCSPORTS.COM Carrie Waltemeyer Tucsonans Bernard Lagat, 41, is set to be the oldest U.S. runner ever to compete at the Olympics after he qualified for Rio by winning the 5000m final at the U.S. Track and Field Trials on Saturday. Lagat, who trains in Tucson and at the University of Arizona, made his Olympic debut at the 2000 Sydney Games where he won bronze in the men’s 1500m for Kenya. He returned to win silver at the 2004 Games. He made his Olymp...

    BY NBCSPORTS.COM Carrie Waltemeyer Tucsonans Bernard Lagat, 41, is set to be the oldest U.S. runner ever to compete at the Olympics after he qualified for Rio by winning the 5000m final at the U.S. Track and Field Trials on Saturday. Lagat, who trains in Tucson and at the University of Arizona, made his Olympic debut at the 2000 Sydney Games where he won bronze in the men’s 1500m for Kenya. He returned to win silver at the 2004 Games. He made his Olymp...

  • Scores of U of A Widcats (past & present) with Olympic Dreams; Full List of Olympic Hopefuls & Wildcats Who've Qualified For Rio

    Scores of U of A Widcats (past & present) with Olympic Dreams; Full List of Olympic Hopefuls & Wildcats Who've Qualified For Rio

    Sunday, July 10 2016 12:27 AM EDT2016-07-10 04:27:40 GMT
    We are just under a month away from the beginning of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics!  Former Canyon Del Oro (CDO) standout Jaide Stepter is hoping to qualify in the 400 Meter Hurdles.   The Tucson native passed up the U of A in order to run Track & Field at USC, where she was a Pac-12 Academic All-American in addition to being triumphant in a number of Conference meets.   The former CDO track star is in the 400 Meter Hurdles finals at the Team USA Trials.   ...
    We are just under a month away from the beginning of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics!  Former Canyon Del Oro (CDO) standout Jaide Stepter is hoping to qualify in the 400 Meter Hurdles.   The Tucson native passed up the U of A in order to run Track & Field at USC, where she was a Pac-12 Academic All-American in addition to being triumphant in a number of Conference meets.   The former CDO track star is in the 400 Meter Hurdles finals at the Team USA Trials.   ...
  • Signs At Tumamoc Hill Bring Awareness & Promote Conservation While Tucsonans Hike Up Historic & Scenic Hill Just West Of Downtown

    Signs At Tumamoc Hill Bring Awareness & Promote Conservation While Tucsonans Hike Up Historic & Scenic Hill Just West Of Downtown

    Friday, July 8 2016 4:48 PM EDT2016-07-08 20:48:48 GMT

    Tumamoc Hill is a popular hiking site in the mountains just west of downtown Tucson.  During most summer weeks, thousands of people make their way up and down the mountain which begins on Anklam, just south of St. Mary's Hospital. Now, more hikers and fitness enthusiasts are also getting an education on the desert habitat and species along the 3 mile roundtrip hike. With camera in hand, News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala went up Tumamoc Hill to film some of the natural wildlife found ...

    Tumamoc Hill is a popular hiking site in the mountains just west of downtown Tucson.  During most summer weeks, thousands of people make their way up and down the mountain which begins on Anklam, just south of St. Mary's Hospital. Now, more hikers and fitness enthusiasts are also getting an education on the desert habitat and species along the 3 mile roundtrip hike. With camera in hand, News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala went up Tumamoc Hill to film some of the natural wildlife found ...

  • Anu Solomon & Paul Magloire Jr. receive national football honors with U of A football season set to start Sept. 3

    Anu Solomon & Paul Magloire Jr. receive national football honors with U of A football season set to start Sept. 3

    Friday, July 8 2016 1:45 AM EDT2016-07-08 05:45:34 GMT

    University of Arizona football players Anu Solomon and Paul Magloire Jr. were named to the watch lists for the annual Maxwell Award and annual Chuck Bednarik Award this week. Entering his junior year at the quarterback position, Solomon is listed on the watch list of The Maxwell Award for the first time in his career, an award that has been given to America’s College Football Player of the Year since 1937. In two seasons at Arizona, Solomon has thrown for over 6,400 yards while...

    University of Arizona football players Anu Solomon and Paul Magloire Jr. were named to the watch lists for the annual Maxwell Award and annual Chuck Bednarik Award this week. Entering his junior year at the quarterback position, Solomon is listed on the watch list of The Maxwell Award for the first time in his career, an award that has been given to America’s College Football Player of the Year since 1937. In two seasons at Arizona, Solomon has thrown for over 6,400 yards while...

  • Tucson Native & Sahuarita High Grad Anthony Birchak Wins at UFC "Fight Night 90" at MGM Grand in Las Vegas

    Tucson Native & Sahuarita High Grad Anthony Birchak Wins at UFC "Fight Night 90" at MGM Grand in Las Vegas

    Friday, July 8 2016 1:19 AM EDT2016-07-08 05:19:07 GMT

    Congrats to Tucson native and Sahuarita High Grad Anthony Birchak for beating Delino Lopes at UFC "Fight Night 90"! He wins at MGM Grand Garden Arena In Unanimous Decision (Moving to 13-3)! Old Pueblo Representin'! We'll have more on News 4 Tucson at 10 p.m.

    Congrats to Tucson native and Sahuarita High Grad Anthony Birchak for beating Delino Lopes at UFC "Fight Night 90"! He wins at MGM Grand Garden Arena In Unanimous Decision (Moving to 13-3)! Old Pueblo Representin'! We'll have more on News 4 Tucson at 10 p.m.

  • KISS talks sports at Casino Del Sol Resort; Paul Cicala goes 1-on-1 with KISS band members as they kickoff new tour with promotion at Sewailo Golf Course

    KISS talks sports at Casino Del Sol Resort; Paul Cicala goes 1-on-1 with KISS band members as they kickoff new tour with promotion at Sewailo Golf Course

    Thursday, July 7 2016 8:04 AM EDT2016-07-07 12:04:04 GMT

    Iconic rock band KISS kicked off its Freedom To Rock Tour with a special concert on the 4th of July at the Casino Del Sol Resort in Tucson. In addition to talking “Rock N Roll”, KISS members met with News 4 Tucson before the concert and talked about their admiration for Tucson and all of its Veterans. KISS’ founding members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons grew up in New York and are die-hard Yankees fans. Drummer Eric Singer is proud native of Cleveland, Ohio. Needles...

    Iconic rock band KISS kicked off its Freedom To Rock Tour with a special concert on the 4th of July at the Casino Del Sol Resort in Tucson. In addition to talking “Rock N Roll”, KISS members met with News 4 Tucson before the concert and talked about their admiration for Tucson and all of its Veterans. KISS’ founding members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons grew up in New York and are die-hard Yankees fans. Drummer Eric Singer is proud native of Cleveland, Ohio. Needles...

  • AZ D-Backs named to All-Star team

    AZ D-Backs named to All-Star team

    Tuesday, July 5 2016 11:23 PM EDT2016-07-06 03:23:11 GMT
    The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) 1B Paul Goldschmidt was named as a reserve to the National League All-Star Team in the 87th Midsummer Classic on July 12 at Petco Park in San Diego, and 3B Jake Lamb (#VoteLamb) is 1 of 5 NL Final Vote nominees. This mark’s Goldschmidt’s fourth straight All-Star Game (2013-16), joining Randy Johnson (1999-2002) as the only 2 D-backs to receive the honor 4 seasons in a row. In addition, Goldschmidt’s 4 All-Star nods are third most...
    The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) 1B Paul Goldschmidt was named as a reserve to the National League All-Star Team in the 87th Midsummer Classic on July 12 at Petco Park in San Diego, and 3B Jake Lamb (#VoteLamb) is 1 of 5 NL Final Vote nominees. This mark’s Goldschmidt’s fourth straight All-Star Game (2013-16), joining Randy Johnson (1999-2002) as the only 2 D-backs to receive the honor 4 seasons in a row. In addition, Goldschmidt’s 4 All-Star nods are third most...
  • USA track official: Rio logistics will be a problem

    USA track official: Rio logistics will be a problem

    Tuesday, July 5 2016 9:46 PM EDT2016-07-06 01:46:27 GMT
    AP Photo/Matt SlocumAP Photo/Matt Slocum

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — At about the same time newly minted members of the U.S. Olympic track team get their uniforms, they'll be led to a TV monitor featuring...

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — At about the same time newly minted members of the U.S. Olympic track team get their uniforms, they'll be led to a TV monitor featuring...

  • Usain Bolt withdraws from Jamaican Trials

    Usain Bolt withdraws from Jamaican Trials

    Friday, July 1 2016 11:15 PM EDT2016-07-02 03:15:40 GMT
    Mark Schiefelbein/Associated PressMark Schiefelbein/Associated Press

    Usain Bolt withdrew from tonight’s 100m final at the Jamaican Olympic Track and Field Trials, citing a grade-one hamstring tear. He will also skip Sunday’s...

    Usain Bolt withdrew from tonight’s 100m final at the Jamaican Olympic Track and Field Trials, citing a grade-one hamstring tear. He will also skip Sunday’s...

  • AZ Hoops Release 2016-2017 Schedule

    AZ Hoops Release 2016-2017 Schedule

    Friday, July 1 2016 8:55 PM EDT2016-07-02 00:55:42 GMT
    Head coach Sean Miller and the Arizona Basketball program have officially released the non-conference portion of its 2016-17 schedule, and it will give the Wildcats five games against NCAA Tournament teams from a year ago with another three against other postseason participants. UA will face Michigan State, Gonzaga, Texas A&M and Cal State Bakersfield from the 2016 NCAA Tournament field with an additional game against either Vanderbilt or Butler in the Las Vegas Invitational. Tex...
    Head coach Sean Miller and the Arizona Basketball program have officially released the non-conference portion of its 2016-17 schedule, and it will give the Wildcats five games against NCAA Tournament teams from a year ago with another three against other postseason participants. UA will face Michigan State, Gonzaga, Texas A&M and Cal State Bakersfield from the 2016 NCAA Tournament field with an additional game against either Vanderbilt or Butler in the Las Vegas Invitational. Tex...
  • AZ falls in last-at-bat-dramatic-fashion in College World Series

    AZ falls in last-at-bat-dramatic-fashion in College World Series

    Friday, July 1 2016 1:09 AM EDT2016-07-01 05:09:44 GMT

    Coastal Carolina capitalized on two errors on the same play for four unearned runs in the sixth inning, and the Chanticleers won their first national championship in any sport with a 4-3 victory over Arizona in Game 3 of the College World Series finals on Thursday.      

    Coastal Carolina capitalized on two errors on the same play for four unearned runs in the sixth inning, and the Chanticleers won their first national championship in any sport with a 4-3 victory over Arizona in Game 3 of the College World Series finals on Thursday.      

  • Rio Olympics becoming reality; bring cash for souvenirs

    Rio Olympics becoming reality; bring cash for souvenirs

    Thursday, June 30 2016 8:40 PM EDT2016-07-01 00:40:15 GMT
    AP Photo/Felipe Dana, FileAP Photo/Felipe Dana, File

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Rio de Janeiro Olympics are still just over five weeks away. But they become a tangible reality on Friday when one of their so-called...

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Rio de Janeiro Olympics are still just over five weeks away. But they become a tangible reality on Friday when one of their so-called...

  • Tucson's Western Little League Wins District Title For 3rd Straight Year

    Tucson's Western Little League Wins District Title For 3rd Straight Year

    Thursday, June 30 2016 1:08 AM EDT2016-06-30 05:08:08 GMT
    Congratulations to Western Little Leagues 11 & 12-year-olds. They've taken home the Tucson title (District 8) for the 3rd year in a row.   Props are also due to Canyon Del Oro (CDO) Little League for hanging tough, sending the game into extra innings.  In the end, Western Little League (who suits up at Murrieta Park just south of Speedway on Silverbell).  Emerick Avenente would come through with the game winning RBI while Andres Flores...
    Congratulations to Western Little Leagues 11 & 12-year-olds. They've taken home the Tucson title (District 8) for the 3rd year in a row.   Props are also due to Canyon Del Oro (CDO) Little League for hanging tough, sending the game into extra innings.  In the end, Western Little League (who suits up at Murrieta Park just south of Speedway on Silverbell).  Emerick Avenente would come through with the game winning RBI while Andres Flores...
  • AZ to play for baseball National Championship; Rain Delay In Omaha

    AZ to play for baseball National Championship; Rain Delay In Omaha

    Thursday, June 30 2016 12:58 AM EDT2016-06-30 04:58:01 GMT

    The winner-take-all game in a best-of-three series in the College World Series has the Wildcats of Arizona and Chanticleers of Coastal Carolina clashing for a third and final time to wrap the 2016 NCAA baseball season up. 

    The winner-take-all game in a best-of-three series in the College World Series has the Wildcats of Arizona and Chanticleers of Coastal Carolina clashing for a third and final time to wrap the 2016 NCAA baseball season up. 

  • Sahuaro High Grad & Tucson Native Falls Just Short Of Olympic Birth For Team USA; Bronze Medalist Caitlin Leverenz falls in heartbreak fashion in USA Olympic Trial

    Sahuaro High Grad & Tucson Native Inches Closer To Olympic Birth For Team USA; Caitlin Leverenz competes in USA Olympic Trials

    Thursday, June 30 2016 12:56 AM EDT2016-06-30 04:56:06 GMT

    Despite just being weeks away from the 2016 Olympic Games, many University of Arizona connections, including a few Tucson natives, are hoping to head to Rio! In that numerous amount of UA connections includes Sahuaro High graduate and Tucson native, Caitlin Leverenz. Leverenz won her semifinal heat of the 200-meter individual medley in just two minutes and 11.42 seconds to advance to the final, which is held in Omaha. A former bronze medalist in the 2012 Olympics in London, Leveren...

    Despite just being weeks away from the 2016 Olympic Games, many University of Arizona connections, including a few Tucson natives, are hoping to head to Rio! In that numerous amount of UA connections includes Sahuaro High graduate and Tucson native, Caitlin Leverenz. Leverenz won her semifinal heat of the 200-meter individual medley in just two minutes and 11.42 seconds to advance to the final, which is held in Omaha. A former bronze medalist in the 2012 Olympics in London, Leveren...

  • Film Debuts In Tucson Tonight: 49 babies & kids killed in daycare fire in Hermosillo; Burn victims treated in AZ

    Film Debuts In Tucson Tonight: 49 babies & kids killed in daycare fire in Hermosillo; Burn victims treated in AZ

    Thursday, June 2 2016 7:48 PM EDT2016-06-02 23:48:40 GMT

    A documentary on one of the worst tragedies in the history of Mexico is coming to Tucson in a film that has a direct impact on scores of residents here in Tucson. Fourty-nine babies were killed in a 2009 day care center fire in Hermosillo, Sonora. A lot of people from Tucson were directly affected by this tragedy. The seven-year anniversary of the fire is on June 5th (AKA “El Movimiento de 5 de junio).  The film “49 Angels” opens on June 2nd at the Screening Ro...

    A documentary on one of the worst tragedies in the history of Mexico is coming to Tucson in a film that has a direct impact on scores of residents here in Tucson. Fourty-nine babies were killed in a 2009 day care center fire in Hermosillo, Sonora. A lot of people from Tucson were directly affected by this tragedy. The seven-year anniversary of the fire is on June 5th (AKA “El Movimiento de 5 de junio).  The film “49 Angels” opens on June 2nd at the Screening Ro...

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  • Rand Paul responds to Trump's tweet; won't support health care bill

    Rand Paul responds to Trump's tweet; won't support health care bill

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-09-22 15:27:10 GMT
    Rand Paul, NBC News photoRand Paul, NBC News photo

    Sen. Rand Paul says despite President Donald Trump's attacks on him for opposing the new GOP health care bill, the measure is a "fake" and he won't support it.     

    Sen. Rand Paul says despite President Donald Trump's attacks on him for opposing the new GOP health care bill, the measure is a "fake" and he won't support it.     

  • Former Holiday Inn to turn into home for Tucsonans in need

    Former Holiday Inn to turn into home for Tucsonans in need

    Saturday, September 23 2017 1:55 AM EDT2017-09-23 05:55:58 GMT

    What was once a Holiday Inn on Palo Verde, will now become a Center of Opportunity, which will be the future home of Tucson-area non-profits and provide services and housing to Tucsonans in need. 

    What was once a Holiday Inn on Palo Verde, will now become a Center of Opportunity, which will be the future home of Tucson-area non-profits and provide services and housing to Tucsonans in need. 

  • Tucson woman claims the remains of a child found in Texas resemble granddaughter

    Tucson woman claims the remains of a child found in Texas resemble granddaughter

    Saturday, September 16 2017 1:03 AM EDT2017-09-16 05:03:25 GMT

    The remains were found in a pasture in Madisonville, Texas.  The remains were wrapped in black garbage bags and stuffed in a black suitcase.

    The remains were found in a pasture in Madisonville, Texas.  The remains were wrapped in black garbage bags and stuffed in a black suitcase.

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  • News 4 Tucson Investigators look into mystery mailer

    News 4 Tucson Investigators look into mystery mailer

    Friday, September 22 2017 1:57 AM EDT2017-09-22 05:57:19 GMT

    The News 4 Tucson investigators have recently been getting calls from people concerned about what they believe is a confusing letter they received in the mail. So, we decided to look into who is behind the mailing. The letter appears, at least to some people, to be official government business. It turns out, this has happened before.  “This is not the first time they've done this. They've done it several years back going back to when Jan Brewer was secretary of state,&r...

    The News 4 Tucson investigators have recently been getting calls from people concerned about what they believe is a confusing letter they received in the mail. So, we decided to look into who is behind the mailing. The letter appears, at least to some people, to be official government business. It turns out, this has happened before.  “This is not the first time they've done this. They've done it several years back going back to when Jan Brewer was secretary of state,&r...

  • N4T Investigators: Justice of the Peace under investigation

    N4T Investigators: Justice of the Peace under investigation

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:58 AM EDT2017-09-20 05:58:29 GMT
    Justice of the Peace Paula AboudJustice of the Peace Paula Aboud

    Phoenix - Pima County Justice of the peace was about to be on the witness stand herself. The 67-year old Tucson native was one of six witnesses who testified during a disciplinary hearing conducted by the Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct, an independent state agency. 

    Phoenix - Pima County Justice of the peace was about to be on the witness stand herself. The 67-year old Tucson native was one of six witnesses who testified during a disciplinary hearing conducted by the Arizona Commission on Judicial Conduct, an independent state agency. 

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