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  • Mauga Hits HR No. 88 as Cats Clinch Series; Mauga all time home run leader at U of A

    Mauga Hits HR No. 88 as Cats Clinch Series; Mauga all time home run leader at U of A

    Sunday, April 23 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-04-23 04:09:14 GMT
    Arizona outfielder Katiyana MaugaArizona outfielder Katiyana Mauga
    Katiyana Mauga had another historical performance as #3 Arizona beat #6 Oregon for a second straight time.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: -- A day after edging No. 6 Oregon in a pitcher's duel, 2-0, third-ranked Arizona plated 10 runs on 12 hits and fought off a late Oregon surge to win 10-7 and clinch the series over the Ducks. Katiyana Mauga broke the Arizona record with her 88th career home run, her second of the series and fifth in UA's last four games. The two o...
    Katiyana Mauga had another historical performance as #3 Arizona beat #6 Oregon for a second straight time.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: -- A day after edging No. 6 Oregon in a pitcher's duel, 2-0, third-ranked Arizona plated 10 runs on 12 hits and fought off a late Oregon surge to win 10-7 and clinch the series over the Ducks. Katiyana Mauga broke the Arizona record with her 88th career home run, her second of the series and fifth in UA's last four games. The two o...
  • Mauga breaks NCAA record & ties U of A home run record as #3 Cats beat #6 Oregon

    Mauga breaks NCAA record & ties U of A home run record as #3 Cats beat #6 Oregon

    Saturday, April 22 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-04-22 20:40:53 GMT
    #3 Arizona pulled off a big, 2-0 win over 6th ranked Oregon to open its 3 game series.  On the mound, Danielle O'Toole pitched another shutout!  However, the big news of the day was Katiyana Mauga marching into the U of A record books.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics.   TO SEE HOME RUN PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE: Katiyana Mauga hit her Arizona-career-home-run-record-tying 87th home run while Danielle O'Toole shut out the No. 6 team in the country and thi...
    #3 Arizona pulled off a big, 2-0 win over 6th ranked Oregon to open its 3 game series.  On the mound, Danielle O'Toole pitched another shutout!  However, the big news of the day was Katiyana Mauga marching into the U of A record books.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics.   TO SEE HOME RUN PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE: Katiyana Mauga hit her Arizona-career-home-run-record-tying 87th home run while Danielle O'Toole shut out the No. 6 team in the country and thi...
  • Pima Aztecs open football season vs nationally ranked Trinity Valley

    Pima Aztecs open football season vs nationally ranked Trinity Valley

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-04-21 21:38:55 GMT

    The Pima Comunity Colllege Football team has a lot to be excited about.  Here's more from the PCC Sports Communications Staff: The Aztecs open the 2017 season on Saturday, Aug. 26 at nationally ranked Trinity Volleyball Community College in Athens, TX. The game is deemed “The Battle in the Valley.” “Coach (Brad) Smiley called me last year after coming off great season (7-4 in 2015) but we had too much traveling on our schedule so we said let’s talk for ne...

    The Pima Comunity Colllege Football team has a lot to be excited about.  Here's more from the PCC Sports Communications Staff: The Aztecs open the 2017 season on Saturday, Aug. 26 at nationally ranked Trinity Volleyball Community College in Athens, TX. The game is deemed “The Battle in the Valley.” “Coach (Brad) Smiley called me last year after coming off great season (7-4 in 2015) but we had too much traveling on our schedule so we said let’s talk for ne...

  • The CATSYS awards featured the best of U of A Athletics

    The CATSYS awards featured the best of U of A Athletics

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:39:49 GMT

    The U of A's version of the ESPYS was a big success.  Here's more on the "CATSYS" compliments of ArizonaAthletics.com:  Arizona Athletics hosted The CATSYS on Wednesday in the McKale Center to recognize the accomplishments of its nearly 500 student-athletes. Softball’s Katiyana Mauga and volleyball’s Penina Snuka shared the Ruby Award for top senior female student-athlete, while track and field’s Aaron Castle earned the Sapphire Award for top sen...

    The U of A's version of the ESPYS was a big success.  Here's more on the "CATSYS" compliments of ArizonaAthletics.com:  Arizona Athletics hosted The CATSYS on Wednesday in the McKale Center to recognize the accomplishments of its nearly 500 student-athletes. Softball’s Katiyana Mauga and volleyball’s Penina Snuka shared the Ruby Award for top senior female student-athlete, while track and field’s Aaron Castle earned the Sapphire Award for top sen...

  • UA's newest basketball coach meets Tucson press

    UA's newest basketball coach meets Tucson press

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:28:45 GMT

    Arizona's newest assistant basketball coach is officially being introduced to the Tucson-area media (along with fans and prominent boosters) Thursday afternoon.  

    Arizona's newest assistant basketball coach is officially being introduced to the Tucson-area media (along with fans and prominent boosters) Thursday afternoon.  

  • AZ Cardinals Release Schedule For Upcoming NFL Season

    AZ Cardinals Release Schedule For Upcoming NFL Season

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:24:43 GMT
    Here are some highlights of the Arizona Cardinals upcoming football season in the Phoenix area compliments of the communications staff for the proud NFL franchise: SCHEDULE NOTES: The 2017 season is the team’s 12th at University of Phoenix Stadium where the Cardinals have sold out all 114 games they have played there and have created one of the NFL’s best home-field advantages. Since the venue opened in 2006, AZ opponents have committed 147 false ...
    Here are some highlights of the Arizona Cardinals upcoming football season in the Phoenix area compliments of the communications staff for the proud NFL franchise: SCHEDULE NOTES: The 2017 season is the team’s 12th at University of Phoenix Stadium where the Cardinals have sold out all 114 games they have played there and have created one of the NFL’s best home-field advantages. Since the venue opened in 2006, AZ opponents have committed 147 false ...
  • Pima basketball standout James named NJCAA "Player of the Year"

    Pima basketball standout James named NJCAA "Player of the Year"

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:24:02 GMT

    It's a big day for the Pima Community College Basketball Team. 

    It's a big day for the Pima Community College Basketball Team. 

  • Shareef O'Neal, NBA Hall of Fame center Shaquille O'Neal's son, commits to Arizona

    Shareef O'Neal, NBA Hall of Fame center Shaquille O'Neal's son, commits to Arizona

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:47 AM EDT2017-04-19 13:47:54 GMT
    Shareef O'Neal, son of NBA Hall of Fame center Shaquille O'Neal (Photo: Scout.com)Shareef O'Neal, son of NBA Hall of Fame center Shaquille O'Neal (Photo: Scout.com)

    TUCSON (KVOA) -- Five-star power forward Shareef O'Neal, the son of NBA Hall of Fame Center Shaquille O'Neal, announced early Wednesday morning he has committed to play at Arizona, according to Josh Gershon with Scout.com.

    TUCSON (KVOA) -- Five-star power forward Shareef O'Neal, the son of NBA Hall of Fame Center Shaquille O'Neal, announced early Wednesday morning he has committed to play at Arizona, according to Josh Gershon with Scout.com.

  • Arizona takes down NMSU in softball doubleheader

    Arizona takes down NMSU in softball doubleheader

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-04-19 12:00:27 GMT

    Danielle O'Toole and Nancy Bowling teamed up to throw a two-hit shutout and the offense plated eight runs on 12 hits to give the Cats an 8-0, six-inning victory in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader.

    Danielle O'Toole and Nancy Bowling teamed up to throw a two-hit shutout and the offense plated eight runs on 12 hits to give the Cats an 8-0, six-inning victory in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader.

  • Romar to receive $400,000 as Arizona's top assistant

    Romar to receive $400,000 as Arizona's top assistant

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 1:55 AM EDT2017-04-19 05:55:12 GMT

    According to a response to a public records request filed by the Arizona Daily Star, new Arizona associate head basketball coach Lorenzo Romar will receive $400,000 in compensation per year.

    According to a response to a public records request filed by the Arizona Daily Star, new Arizona associate head basketball coach Lorenzo Romar will receive $400,000 in compensation per year.

  • Arizona Alum Abdi Abdirahman finishes sixth at Boston Marathon

    Arizona Alum Abdi Abdirahman finishes sixth at Boston Marathon

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-04-18 12:00:27 GMT

    BOSTON – Arizona alumnus and four-time Olympian Abdi Abdirahman ran in the 121st Boston Marathon this morning and finished in sixth place overall with a time of 2:12.45.

    BOSTON – Arizona alumnus and four-time Olympian Abdi Abdirahman ran in the 121st Boston Marathon this morning and finished in sixth place overall with a time of 2:12.45.

  • Wildcats hang 18 on Oregon to win series over Ducks

    Wildcats hang 18 on Oregon to win series over Ducks

    Sunday, April 16 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-16 14:00:20 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona Wildcats again flexed their offensive muscles in the series finale against Oregon, pounding out 23 hits and beating the Ducks 18-4 in front of 3,372 fans at Hi Corbett Field to claim the series win.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona Wildcats again flexed their offensive muscles in the series finale against Oregon, pounding out 23 hits and beating the Ducks 18-4 in front of 3,372 fans at Hi Corbett Field to claim the series win.

  • UA women's soccer team beats NAU

    UA women's soccer team beats NAU

    Sunday, April 16 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-04-16 04:38:27 GMT
    Courtesy: Arizona AthleticsCourtesy: Arizona Athletics

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – The University of Arizona women's soccer team defeated NAU on Saturday afternoon by a score of 2-0.

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – The University of Arizona women's soccer team defeated NAU on Saturday afternoon by a score of 2-0.

  • Dusan Ristic will return to play at Arizona in 2017-18

    Dusan Ristic will return to play at Arizona in 2017-18

    Saturday, April 15 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-15 14:00:22 GMT

    Arizona center Dusan Ristic tweeted that he will return to play his senior year for the Arizona Wildcats.

    Arizona center Dusan Ristic tweeted that he will return to play his senior year for the Arizona Wildcats.

  • Five players, two coaches represent Arizona Wildcats in NBA Playoffs

    Five players, two coaches represent Arizona Wildcats in NBA Playoffs

    Friday, April 14 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-04-14 22:47:29 GMT
    Steve Kerr/ Associated PressSteve Kerr/ Associated Press
    The Arizona Wildcats have seven people representing Tucson in the NBA playoffs. This includes five players, and two coaches. The players are: Andre Iguodala - Golden State Warriors Richard Jefferson - Cleveland Cavaliers Channing Frye - Cleveland Cavaliers Derrick Williams - Cleveland Cavaliers Jason Terry - Milwaukee Bucks The coaches are: Steve Kerr - Golden State Warriors, head coach Bruce Fraser - Golden State Warriors, assistant coach
    The Arizona Wildcats have seven people representing Tucson in the NBA playoffs. This includes five players, and two coaches. The players are: Andre Iguodala - Golden State Warriors Richard Jefferson - Cleveland Cavaliers Channing Frye - Cleveland Cavaliers Derrick Williams - Cleveland Cavaliers Jason Terry - Milwaukee Bucks The coaches are: Steve Kerr - Golden State Warriors, head coach Bruce Fraser - Golden State Warriors, assistant coach
  • Arizona softball beats #14 Utah 5-1

    Arizona softball beats #14 Utah 5-1

    Friday, April 14 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-04-14 12:00:33 GMT

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Danielle O'Toole allowed one run on five hits and Tamara Statman drove in three runs, helping the second-ranked Wildcats win game 1, 5-1 over No. 14 Utah at Dumke Family Stadium.

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Danielle O'Toole allowed one run on five hits and Tamara Statman drove in three runs, helping the second-ranked Wildcats win game 1, 5-1 over No. 14 Utah at Dumke Family Stadium.

  • Arizona’s Trier is coming back

    Arizona’s Trier is coming back

    Thursday, April 13 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-04-13 23:47:29 GMT

    Allonzo Trier told ESPN Tuesday he will return to Tucson for his junior season.

    Allonzo Trier told ESPN Tuesday he will return to Tucson for his junior season.

  • Mountain View's Lovett signs with UA

    Mountain View's Lovett signs with UA

    Thursday, April 13 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-04-13 17:02:09 GMT

    A big congratulations is in order to the student athletes at Mountain View High School. 

    A big congratulations is in order to the student athletes at Mountain View High School. 

  • Complete list of Tucson-area athletes on signing day

    Complete list of Tucson-area athletes on signing day

    Thursday, April 13 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-04-13 17:00:21 GMT

    By: Kyana Ray Robles The time of year has come for high school senior student athletes to hang up their school’s jersey’s and declare their future in college sports.  From football to softball, several Tucson natives will be signing their letter of intent to further their sports careers onto the next level.   Amphitheater lineman David Watson commits to Arizona. Watson’s father was an offensive lineman for the Wildcats. Watson weighs 295 pounds and is re...

    By: Kyana Ray Robles The time of year has come for high school senior student athletes to hang up their school’s jersey’s and declare their future in college sports.  From football to softball, several Tucson natives will be signing their letter of intent to further their sports careers onto the next level.   Amphitheater lineman David Watson commits to Arizona. Watson’s father was an offensive lineman for the Wildcats. Watson weighs 295 pounds and is re...

  • 5 U of A softball players make the Player Of The year watch list

    5 U of A softball players make the Player Of The year watch list

    Thursday, April 13 2017 11:08 AM EDT2017-04-13 15:08:07 GMT

    Coach Mike Candrea and the Arizona Wildcats are ranked 2nd in the nation and have won 40 out of the first 41 games of the season. Here's more from Arizona Athletics on the Wildcats upcoming series in Utah: Game Notes: Arizona (40-1, 12-0 Pac-12) • Utah (26-7, 8-2) THE GAMES (Times MST) 1 | Thursday, April 15 (6 p.m.) |  vs.  | Salt Lake City, Utah (Utah Softball Stadium) | Pac-12 Networks | Live Stats | Twitter Updat...

    Coach Mike Candrea and the Arizona Wildcats are ranked 2nd in the nation and have won 40 out of the first 41 games of the season. Here's more from Arizona Athletics on the Wildcats upcoming series in Utah: Game Notes: Arizona (40-1, 12-0 Pac-12) • Utah (26-7, 8-2) THE GAMES (Times MST) 1 | Thursday, April 15 (6 p.m.) |  vs.  | Salt Lake City, Utah (Utah Softball Stadium) | Pac-12 Networks | Live Stats | Twitter Updat...

  • UA'S Rawle Alkins Declares For NBA Draft

    UA'S Rawle Alkins Declares For NBA Draft

    Thursday, April 13 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-04-13 15:00:16 GMT

    Arizona freshman Rawle Alkins has followed in the footsteps of Chance Comanche, and has filed for the NBA draft without hiring an agent.  That means he can test the NBA waters without forfeiting his amateur status (thus being able to return to the U of A).    Please look at the picture above to read his complete statement on twitter. 

    Arizona freshman Rawle Alkins has followed in the footsteps of Chance Comanche, and has filed for the NBA draft without hiring an agent.  That means he can test the NBA waters without forfeiting his amateur status (thus being able to return to the U of A).    Please look at the picture above to read his complete statement on twitter. 

  • Ironwood Ridge High School has signing day

    Ironwood Ridge High School has signing day

    Thursday, April 13 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-04-13 15:00:14 GMT

    Eighteen exceptional Amphitheater Public Schools student athletes signed “Letters of Intent” this morning (Wednesday, April 12th).  Here's more from the Amphitheater Unified School District with Ironwood Ridge "signees" Parents, coaches, and administrators were present to show their support as these students make a commitment to advance from high school to college sports and academics.  All media are invited to attend.  Ironwood Ridge High S...

    Eighteen exceptional Amphitheater Public Schools student athletes signed “Letters of Intent” this morning (Wednesday, April 12th).  Here's more from the Amphitheater Unified School District with Ironwood Ridge "signees" Parents, coaches, and administrators were present to show their support as these students make a commitment to advance from high school to college sports and academics.  All media are invited to attend.  Ironwood Ridge High S...

  • Tomey keynote speaker at football banquet; positive message for youth

    Tomey keynote speaker at football banquet; positive message for youth

    Thursday, April 13 2017 1:04 AM EDT2017-04-13 05:04:36 GMT

    The winningest football coach in the history of the University of Arizona is making a return to the Old Pueblo.  

    The winningest football coach in the history of the University of Arizona is making a return to the Old Pueblo.  

  • Arizona Baseball's J.J. Matijevic wins Pac-12 Player of the Week

    Arizona Baseball's J.J. Matijevic wins Pac-12 Player of the Week

    Monday, April 10 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-04-10 23:48:13 GMT

    Arizona first baseman JJ Matijevic won Pac-12 Player of the Week after going 9 for 16 and hitting three home runs in a 3-1 week for Arizona.

    Arizona first baseman JJ Matijevic won Pac-12 Player of the Week after going 9 for 16 and hitting three home runs in a 3-1 week for Arizona.

  • Candrea inducted into National Softball Hall of Fame

    Candrea inducted into National Softball Hall of Fame

    Monday, April 10 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-04-10 23:19:37 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona head coach and former Team USA skipper Mike Candrea will be inducted into the National Softball Hall of Fame, USA Softball announced on Monday

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona head coach and former Team USA skipper Mike Candrea will be inducted into the National Softball Hall of Fame, USA Softball announced on Monday

  • Garcia wins Masters on Playoff Hole

    Garcia wins Masters on Playoff Hole

    Sunday, April 9 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-04-09 23:56:38 GMT
    Sergio Garcia has finally won a Major.  Here's more from the Associated Press: Sergio Garcia has won the first major championship of his career with a dramatic, sudden-death victory over Justin Rose at the Masters.      Garcia finally broke through in his 71st major as a professional, and nearly 18 years after he was runner-up to Tiger Woods in a breakthrough performance in the PGA Championship.      After missing a 5-foot birdie at the 72nd hole, ...
    Sergio Garcia has finally won a Major.  Here's more from the Associated Press: Sergio Garcia has won the first major championship of his career with a dramatic, sudden-death victory over Justin Rose at the Masters.      Garcia finally broke through in his 71st major as a professional, and nearly 18 years after he was runner-up to Tiger Woods in a breakthrough performance in the PGA Championship.      After missing a 5-foot birdie at the 72nd hole, ...
  • AZ Baseball Falls at Washington St.

    AZ Baseball Falls at Washington St.

    Saturday, April 8 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-04-09 03:25:16 GMT
    After stealing a road victory on Friday against Washington State, the Wildcat baseball team saw its series evened up after a Saturday afternoon loss to the Cougars.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: The Washington State Cougars evened up the three-game series with Arizona on Saturday afternoon, topping the Wildcats 9-2 in front of 1,550 fans at Bailey-Brayton Field. The loss dropped Arizona to 22-8 on the season and 6-5 in Pac-12 play. Washington State improved to 15-13 and ...
    After stealing a road victory on Friday against Washington State, the Wildcat baseball team saw its series evened up after a Saturday afternoon loss to the Cougars.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: The Washington State Cougars evened up the three-game series with Arizona on Saturday afternoon, topping the Wildcats 9-2 in front of 1,550 fans at Bailey-Brayton Field. The loss dropped Arizona to 22-8 on the season and 6-5 in Pac-12 play. Washington State improved to 15-13 and ...
  • AZ blows out Stanford: Highlights

    AZ blows out Stanford: Highlights

    Saturday, April 8 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-04-09 03:21:33 GMT
    Coach Mike Candrea and the Arizona Wildcats won for the 23rd time in a row.  For complete highlights, please click on the icon above.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: Just three teams in the last 13 seasons have started 38-1. The 2004 Arizona Wildcats, the 2012 Cal Bears and the 2017 Wildcats. In 2004, Arizona won its 40th game and went on to start the year 45-1, the best 46-game start in NCAA history. In 2012, the 38-1 Golden Bears lost to Arizona in the 40th game of ...
    Coach Mike Candrea and the Arizona Wildcats won for the 23rd time in a row.  For complete highlights, please click on the icon above.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: Just three teams in the last 13 seasons have started 38-1. The 2004 Arizona Wildcats, the 2012 Cal Bears and the 2017 Wildcats. In 2004, Arizona won its 40th game and went on to start the year 45-1, the best 46-game start in NCAA history. In 2012, the 38-1 Golden Bears lost to Arizona in the 40th game of ...
  • Spieth makes move at the Masters; 4-way tie on top

    Spieth makes move at the Masters; 4-way tie on top

    Friday, April 7 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-04-08 00:27:12 GMT
    As four players sit on top of the leaderboard at the Masters, here's more from the Associated Press: The 2015 Masters champion seemed out of contention after his opening 75, which included a quadruple-bogey 9 on the 15th hole. He was 10 shots behind leader Charley Hoffman and knew it would be an uphill climb to get back in the mix.      A day later, Spieth has cut his deficit by more than half. He had three birdies in his last six holes to shoot a 69 and move within fo...
    As four players sit on top of the leaderboard at the Masters, here's more from the Associated Press: The 2015 Masters champion seemed out of contention after his opening 75, which included a quadruple-bogey 9 on the 15th hole. He was 10 shots behind leader Charley Hoffman and knew it would be an uphill climb to get back in the mix.      A day later, Spieth has cut his deficit by more than half. He had three birdies in his last six holes to shoot a 69 and move within fo...
  • Surprise Leader At Day 1 Of The Masters

    Surprise Leader At Day 1 Of The Masters

    Friday, April 7 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-04-07 15:06:08 GMT

    There's a surprise leader at Day 1 of the Masters.  Here's a rundown from the Associated Press:  The Latest on the first round of the Masters on Thursday (Augusta, Georgia time).      7:40 p.m.      How tough were the conditions in the opening round of the Masters?      Only 11 players broke par Thursday.      Charley Hoffman shot a stunning 7-under 65, but he was in a league of his own with winds gusting close to ...

    There's a surprise leader at Day 1 of the Masters.  Here's a rundown from the Associated Press:  The Latest on the first round of the Masters on Thursday (Augusta, Georgia time).      7:40 p.m.      How tough were the conditions in the opening round of the Masters?      Only 11 players broke par Thursday.      Charley Hoffman shot a stunning 7-under 65, but he was in a league of his own with winds gusting close to ...

  • Kobi Simmons to enter NBA Draft and hire agent

    Kobi Simmons to enter NBA Draft and hire agent

    Thursday, April 6 2017 1:08 AM EDT2017-04-06 05:08:32 GMT

    According to a report from recruiting service Scout.com, Kobi Simmons is expected to enter the 2017 NBA Draft and sign with an agent, nullifying his NCAA eligibility.

    According to a report from recruiting service Scout.com, Kobi Simmons is expected to enter the 2017 NBA Draft and sign with an agent, nullifying his NCAA eligibility.

  • Report: Comanche to test draft waters

    Report: Comanche to test draft waters

    Thursday, April 6 2017 12:50 AM EDT2017-04-06 04:50:30 GMT

    According to a report from Scout.com, Arizona sophomore forward Chance Comanche put his name into the 2017 NBA Draft, but will not sign with an agent - leaving room for him to return after receiving a draft grade.

    According to a report from Scout.com, Arizona sophomore forward Chance Comanche put his name into the 2017 NBA Draft, but will not sign with an agent - leaving room for him to return after receiving a draft grade.

  • Reports: Arizona closing in on Romar as assistant

    Reports: Arizona closing in on Romar as assistant

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-04-05 12:00:27 GMT

    According to a report from Scout.com's Josh Gershon, the Arizona Wildcats are closing in on replacing Associate head coach Joe Pasternack with former Washington Huskies head coach Lorenzo Romar.

    According to a report from Scout.com's Josh Gershon, the Arizona Wildcats are closing in on replacing Associate head coach Joe Pasternack with former Washington Huskies head coach Lorenzo Romar.

  • Arizona baseball crushes ASU 11-2

    Arizona baseball crushes ASU 11-2

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 2:44 AM EDT2017-04-05 06:44:31 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – JJ Matijevic hit two home runs and Cal Stevenson added a grand slam as Arizona beat in-state foe Arizona State 11-2 Tuesday night, in front of 4,644 fans at Hi Corbett Field.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – JJ Matijevic hit two home runs and Cal Stevenson added a grand slam as Arizona beat in-state foe Arizona State 11-2 Tuesday night, in front of 4,644 fans at Hi Corbett Field.

  • Kadeem Allen signs with Young Money APAA Sports

    Kadeem Allen signs with Young Money APAA Sports

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-04-05 00:39:22 GMT

    Former Arizona Wildcat Kadeem Allen has signed with an agency before the 2017 NBA Draft.

    Former Arizona Wildcat Kadeem Allen has signed with an agency before the 2017 NBA Draft.

  • Mauga and Palomino win Pac-12 Weekly Awards

    Mauga and Palomino win Pac-12 Weekly Awards

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-04-05 00:09:05 GMT

    Arizona softball players Katiyana Mauga and Alyssa Palomino won Pac-12 weekly awards for the week of April 4.

    Arizona softball players Katiyana Mauga and Alyssa Palomino won Pac-12 weekly awards for the week of April 4.

  • Sweet 'redemption' for Tar Heels; players emotional after title win over Gonzaga

    Sweet 'redemption' for Tar Heels; players emotional after title win over Gonzaga

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 12:00 PM EDT2017-04-04 16:00:24 GMT

    After North Carolina knocked off Gonzaga 71-65 in the National Championship in Glendale, AZ the Zags players were quite emotional.   

    After North Carolina knocked off Gonzaga 71-65 in the National Championship in Glendale, AZ the Zags players were quite emotional.  

  • North Carolina players celebrate in Glendale; KVOA goes 1-on-1 with players from both teams

    North Carolina players celebrate in Glendale; KVOA goes 1-on-1 with players from both teams

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-04 14:00:26 GMT

    After North Carolina knocked off Gonzaga in the National Championship game in Glendale, Arizona there was pure celebration and fiesta on the basketball court at University of Phoenix Stadium.  News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala had  1-on-1 interviews with players on both teams.  To see the story as-aired-on-KVOA, please click on icon above. Here's more with North Carolina players and coaches at the post-game press conference: THE MODERATOR: North Carolina has arrived. Unexpe...

    After North Carolina knocked off Gonzaga in the National Championship game in Glendale, Arizona there was pure celebration and fiesta on the basketball court at University of Phoenix Stadium.  News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala had  1-on-1 interviews with players on both teams.  To see the story as-aired-on-KVOA, please click on icon above. Here's more with North Carolina players and coaches at the post-game press conference: THE MODERATOR: North Carolina has arrived. Unexpe...

  • Former Pac-12 player who suited up vs. AZ now with Gonzaga in NCAA title game; KVOA's Paul Cicala reports

    Former Pac-12 player who suited up vs. AZ now with Gonzaga in NCAA title game; KVOA's Paul Cicala reports

    Monday, April 3 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-04-03 21:00:24 GMT

    There are lots of West Coast & Pac-12 connections in Phoenix for the Final Four.  To see a story with a former player who suited up against the U of A (now with Gonzaga) gunning for a national title, please click on icon above.  

    There are lots of West Coast & Pac-12 connections in Phoenix for the Final Four.  To see a story with a former player who suited up against the U of A (now with Gonzaga) gunning for a national title, please click on icon above.  

  • Paul Cicala previews tonight's Gonzaga vs. North Carolina National Championship Game In Glendale, AZ

    Paul Cicala previews tonight's Gonzaga vs. North Carolina National Championship Game In Glendale, AZ

    Monday, April 3 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-04-03 21:00:24 GMT

    The North Carolina Tar Heels are one of the premier programs in all of college basketball. The Heels have won five National Titles, and two under their current coach Roy Williams. Gonzaga has gone from unknown to one of the biggest names in college basketball, but until this season, had never made the Final Four. Mark Few and the Bulldogs broke through this season and look for the school's biggest win. Paul Cicala previews the game in the video above.

    The North Carolina Tar Heels are one of the premier programs in all of college basketball. The Heels have won five National Titles, and two under their current coach Roy Williams. Gonzaga has gone from unknown to one of the biggest names in college basketball, but until this season, had never made the Final Four. Mark Few and the Bulldogs broke through this season and look for the school's biggest win. Paul Cicala previews the game in the video above.

  • U of A fans still support Cats even as they cheer on Final Four teams in Phoenix

    U of A fans still support Cats even as they cheer on Final Four teams in Phoenix

    Monday, April 3 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-04-03 17:56:59 GMT
    Many fans from Tucson are sad that Arizona didn't make it to the Final Four, but that's not stopping them from driving from the Old Pueblo to the Phoenix area to attend the Final Four.  News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala reports from Glendale, Arizona.  To see his report, please click on icon above.  
    Many fans from Tucson are sad that Arizona didn't make it to the Final Four, but that's not stopping them from driving from the Old Pueblo to the Phoenix area to attend the Final Four.  News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala reports from Glendale, Arizona.  To see his report, please click on icon above.  
  • UNC & Gonzaga get set for National Title talking "tradition". Is it "David vs. Goliath"?

    UNC & Gonzaga get set for National Title talking "tradition". Is it "David vs. Goliath"?

    Monday, April 3 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-04-03 17:51:08 GMT
    Gonzaga & North Carolina face off tonight in Glendale, AZ for the national title game in college hoops.  News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala is there, and has more with the team's traditions, and ties to Arizona.  To see complete story, please click on icon above.   Here's are some quotes from Gonzaga players: Gonzaga Breakout Rooms April 2, 2017 Redshirt sophomore guard Josh Perkins On head coach Mark Few: “Coach Few is a guy I love on and off the court. Obviously...
    Gonzaga & North Carolina face off tonight in Glendale, AZ for the national title game in college hoops.  News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala is there, and has more with the team's traditions, and ties to Arizona.  To see complete story, please click on icon above.   Here's are some quotes from Gonzaga players: Gonzaga Breakout Rooms April 2, 2017 Redshirt sophomore guard Josh Perkins On head coach Mark Few: “Coach Few is a guy I love on and off the court. Obviously...
  • Gonzaga headed NCAA Title Game; Quotes From Zags

    Gonzaga headed NCAA Title Game; Quotes From Zags

    Sunday, April 2 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-04-02 17:00:15 GMT

    Here's a transcript of the post game press conference for Gonzaga after the Zags knocked of South Carolina in the Final Four: THE MODERATOR: We're joined by Gonzaga head coach Mark Few and student-athletes Przemek Karnowski, Zach Collins and Nigel Williams-Goss. Coach, if you could give us an opening statement. COACH FEW: I don't know that I could make a statement that would sum up, A, how I feel and, B, to describe that game. Man, just an awesome, awesome basketball game, with just...

    Here's a transcript of the post game press conference for Gonzaga after the Zags knocked of South Carolina in the Final Four: THE MODERATOR: We're joined by Gonzaga head coach Mark Few and student-athletes Przemek Karnowski, Zach Collins and Nigel Williams-Goss. Coach, if you could give us an opening statement. COACH FEW: I don't know that I could make a statement that would sum up, A, how I feel and, B, to describe that game. Man, just an awesome, awesome basketball game, with just...

  • After Win Over Oregon, UNC Has High Praise For Gonzaga

    After Win Over Oregon, UNC Has High Praise For Gonzaga

    Sunday, April 2 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-04-02 15:34:06 GMT

    North Carolina advanced to the NCAA Championship game in the Phoenix area after a 77-76 win over Oregon. Here are some post-game quotes from UNC players and coaches after the big win in Glendale: THE MODERATOR: We're joined by North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and student-athletes Justin Jackson and Kennedy Meeks. Coach, an opening statement. COACH WILLIAMS: Okay. The thing that's easy to say and easy to understand, we're relieved. We feel very lucky. Feel very fortunate we're...

    North Carolina advanced to the NCAA Championship game in the Phoenix area after a 77-76 win over Oregon. Here are some post-game quotes from UNC players and coaches after the big win in Glendale: THE MODERATOR: We're joined by North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and student-athletes Justin Jackson and Kennedy Meeks. Coach, an opening statement. COACH WILLIAMS: Okay. The thing that's easy to say and easy to understand, we're relieved. We feel very lucky. Feel very fortunate we're...

  • Oregon players & coaches chime in from Glendale after Final Four loss to UNC

    Oregon players & coaches chime in from Glendale after Final Four loss to UNC

    Sunday, April 2 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-04-02 14:12:07 GMT

    The Pac-12's Oregon Ducks came within 1 point of advancing to the NCAA National Championship game in hoops.  The Ducks would lose a heart-breaker 77-76 to North Carolina.  Here's more from the post-game press conference in Glendale, Arizona: THE MODERATOR: We're joined by Oregon head coach Dana Altman and student-athletes Casey Benson and Dylan Ennis. COACH ALTMAN: I thought both teams played really hard, which scrambled the game a little bit. Neither of us shot it very we...

    The Pac-12's Oregon Ducks came within 1 point of advancing to the NCAA National Championship game in hoops.  The Ducks would lose a heart-breaker 77-76 to North Carolina.  Here's more from the post-game press conference in Glendale, Arizona: THE MODERATOR: We're joined by Oregon head coach Dana Altman and student-athletes Casey Benson and Dylan Ennis. COACH ALTMAN: I thought both teams played really hard, which scrambled the game a little bit. Neither of us shot it very we...

  • "West Side Connection" at Final Four Today: Paul Cicala reports from Glendale

    "West Side Connection" at Final Four Today: Paul Cicala reports from Glendale

    Saturday, April 1 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-04-01 21:40:39 GMT

    To see a story as-aired-on-NBC with a creative look at "West Side Connection" at Final Four please click on icon above. 

    To see a story as-aired-on-NBC with a creative look at "West Side Connection" at Final Four please click on icon above. 

  • KVOA's Ari Alexander Reports From Final Four In Phoenix

    KVOA's Ari Alexander Reports From Final Four In Phoenix

    Saturday, April 1 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-04-01 21:39:04 GMT
    News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander is at the Final Four and will bring you complete coverage tonight in our 10 p.m. newscast.  To see some his report from downtown Phoenix at the Final Four, please click on the icon above. Here's more on the Final Four Matchups from the Associated Press:   The NCAA Tournament is ready to carve out its finalists from among the Final Four.      South Carolina, Gonzaga, Oregon and North Carolina are the last teams standing in a...
    News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander is at the Final Four and will bring you complete coverage tonight in our 10 p.m. newscast.  To see some his report from downtown Phoenix at the Final Four, please click on the icon above. Here's more on the Final Four Matchups from the Associated Press:   The NCAA Tournament is ready to carve out its finalists from among the Final Four.      South Carolina, Gonzaga, Oregon and North Carolina are the last teams standing in a...
  • Univ. of South Carolina address media at Final Four in Phoenix

    Univ. of South Carolina address media at Final Four in Phoenix

    Friday, March 31 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-03-31 22:00:58 GMT
    The University of South Carolina took the podium at the Friday festivities for the Final Four in Phoenix.  News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander will have more from the Final Four in our home state at 5,6 and 10 p.m. For now, here's more from the University of South Carolina's press conference as the Gamecocks prep for Gonzaga on Saturday: THE MODERATOR: We're joined by South Carolina head coach Frank Martin. Questions? Q. Frank, Duane has been, I think, a very underrated defende...
    The University of South Carolina took the podium at the Friday festivities for the Final Four in Phoenix.  News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander will have more from the Final Four in our home state at 5,6 and 10 p.m. For now, here's more from the University of South Carolina's press conference as the Gamecocks prep for Gonzaga on Saturday: THE MODERATOR: We're joined by South Carolina head coach Frank Martin. Questions? Q. Frank, Duane has been, I think, a very underrated defende...
  • Arizona softball sweeps Grand Canyon at home

    Arizona softball sweeps Grand Canyon at home

    Thursday, March 30 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-03-30 12:00:33 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Fourth-ranked Arizona swept a doubleheader with Grand Canyon on Wednesday evening, downing the Antelopes 6-2 and 13-0 (5 inn.) at Hillenbrand Stadium.

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Fourth-ranked Arizona swept a doubleheader with Grand Canyon on Wednesday evening, downing the Antelopes 6-2 and 13-0 (5 inn.) at Hillenbrand Stadium.

  • Arizona ranked #8 in all-time AP basketball poll

    Arizona ranked #8 in all-time AP basketball poll

    Thursday, March 30 2017 2:26 AM EDT2017-03-30 06:26:47 GMT

    A cumulative poll released by the Associated Press Wednesday shows Arizona ranked #8, based on the amount of times the Wildcats have showed up in the AP Poll, and their placement.

    A cumulative poll released by the Associated Press Wednesday shows Arizona ranked #8, based on the amount of times the Wildcats have showed up in the AP Poll, and their placement.

  • Wildcat baseball team snaps losing streak with home win over GCU

    Wildcat baseball team snaps losing streak with home win over GCU

    Thursday, March 30 2017 2:10 AM EDT2017-03-30 06:10:34 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Landon Faulkner pitched 4 1/3 perfect innings Wednesday night to lift the Arizona Wildcats to a tight 3-2 win over Grand Canyon in front of 2,516 fans at Hi Corbett Field.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Landon Faulkner pitched 4 1/3 perfect innings Wednesday night to lift the Arizona Wildcats to a tight 3-2 win over Grand Canyon in front of 2,516 fans at Hi Corbett Field.

  • U of A Pitcher Danielle O'Toole Named USA Player Of Week After No-Hitter

    U of A Pitcher Danielle O'Toole Named USA Player Of Week After No-Hitter

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 1:16 AM EDT2017-03-29 05:16:39 GMT

    After Daniello O'Toole threw a no hitter and pitched a complete-game shutout in another game against nationally ranked Washington, she's now receiving high honors -again-.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: Senior left-handed pitcher Danielle O'Toole was named NFCA National Pitcher of the Week, USA Softball Player of the Week and Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week following her dominant weekend vs. Washington. O'Toole threw her first career no-hitter in an eight-strikeout masterpiece...

    After Daniello O'Toole threw a no hitter and pitched a complete-game shutout in another game against nationally ranked Washington, she's now receiving high honors -again-.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: Senior left-handed pitcher Danielle O'Toole was named NFCA National Pitcher of the Week, USA Softball Player of the Week and Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week following her dominant weekend vs. Washington. O'Toole threw her first career no-hitter in an eight-strikeout masterpiece...

  • UA Freshman Lauri Markkanen's answer to question: "Now what?" NBA? Stay In College?

    UA Freshman Lauri Markkanen's answer to question: "Now what?" NBA? Stay In College?

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:04 AM EDT2017-03-28 14:04:06 GMT

    What did Lauri Markkanen say when asked "What next"?  

    What did Lauri Markkanen say when asked "What next"?  

  • Arizona hires BJ Denker as staff analyst

    Arizona hires BJ Denker as staff analyst

    Monday, March 27 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-03-27 12:00:30 GMT

    According to a tweet from BJ Denker, the former Arizona quarterback is returning to Tucson to take a job on staff with the Wildcats.

    According to a tweet from BJ Denker, the former Arizona quarterback is returning to Tucson to take a job on staff with the Wildcats.

  • Candrea wins 1500th game as Arizona sweeps Washington

    Candrea wins 1500th game as Arizona sweeps Washington

    Sunday, March 26 2017 9:08 PM EDT2017-03-27 01:08:39 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Head coach Mike Candrea entered the season 32 victories shy of 1,500 for his illustrious career at Arizona.

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Head coach Mike Candrea entered the season 32 victories shy of 1,500 for his illustrious career at Arizona.

  • Sean Miller's brother Archie hired as Indiana coach

    Sean Miller's brother Archie hired as Indiana coach

    Sunday, March 26 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-03-26 14:00:21 GMT

    Indiana has hired Archie Miller as its new coach.

    Indiana has hired Archie Miller as its new coach.

  • #5 Arizona softball mercy-rules #6 Washington

    #5 Arizona softball mercy-rules #6 Washington

    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:16:25 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- One day after Danielle O'Toole threw a no-hitter, it was Arizona's offense that stole the show in a 12-0, mercy-shortened victory to help the fifth-ranked Wildcats clinch the series vs. No. 6 Washington.

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- One day after Danielle O'Toole threw a no-hitter, it was Arizona's offense that stole the show in a 12-0, mercy-shortened victory to help the fifth-ranked Wildcats clinch the series vs. No. 6 Washington.

  • O'Toole throws a no-hitter in Arizona softball win

    O'Toole throws a no-hitter in Arizona softball win

    Saturday, March 25 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-03-25 14:00:22 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Danielle O'Toole threw her first career no-hitter in a 3-0 Arizona win.

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Danielle O'Toole threw her first career no-hitter in a 3-0 Arizona win.

  • Arizona's leading scorer has leading shoe collection

    Arizona's leading scorer has leading shoe collection

    Thursday, March 23 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-03-23 22:14:50 GMT

    Arizona sophomore guard Allonzo Trier leads the Wildcats in scoring, but he may lead the NCAA in shoes. WATCH the story above:

    Arizona sophomore guard Allonzo Trier leads the Wildcats in scoring, but he may lead the NCAA in shoes. WATCH the story above:

  • As Cats Gear Up For Xavier Parker Jackson Cartwright Talks About Sweet 16 Rematch

    As Cats Gear Up For Xavier Parker Jackson Cartwright Talks About Sweet 16 Rematch

    Thursday, March 23 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-03-23 17:00:21 GMT

    As the Cats inch closer to tipoff for the Sweet 16 rematch between Arizona and Xavier, U of A Guard Parker Jackson Cartwright talks about the tremendous respect players have for their opponent! To see story, please click on icon above. Here's more on the matchup from Arizona Athletics: ------- Arizona is in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for 18th time in program history and the fifth time in the last seven seasons. UA is 10-7 in the round of 16 in program history with a mark ...

    As the Cats inch closer to tipoff for the Sweet 16 rematch between Arizona and Xavier, U of A Guard Parker Jackson Cartwright talks about the tremendous respect players have for their opponent! To see story, please click on icon above. Here's more on the matchup from Arizona Athletics: ------- Arizona is in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for 18th time in program history and the fifth time in the last seven seasons. UA is 10-7 in the round of 16 in program history with a mark ...

  • Arizona prepares for Xavier in the Sweet 16

    Arizona prepares for Xavier in the Sweet 16

    Thursday, March 23 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-03-23 12:00:28 GMT

    The 2-seed Arizona Wildcats will face the 11-seed Xavier Musketeers in the Sweet 16 in San Jose Thursday at 7:09 p.m. on TBS. News 4 Tucson Sports director Paul Cicala reports from San Jose.

    The 2-seed Arizona Wildcats will face the 11-seed Xavier Musketeers in the Sweet 16 in San Jose Thursday at 7:09 p.m. on TBS. News 4 Tucson Sports director Paul Cicala reports from San Jose.

  • NCAA's: Flashing back to 2015 Sweet 16 when Arizona played Coach Sean Miller's old school Xavier

    NCAA's: Flashing back to 2015 Sweet 16 when Arizona played Coach Sean Miller's old school Xavier

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 3:04 PM EDT2017-03-22 19:04:08 GMT

    Click on icon above to see what Sean Miller said about Xavier at the last NCAA Tournament the two took part in. 

    Click on icon above to see what Sean Miller said about Xavier at the last NCAA Tournament the two took part in. 

  • Re-living the Dec. 3 matchup between Arizona & Gonzaga as NCAA tournament continues

    Re-living the Dec. 3 matchup between Arizona & Gonzaga as NCAA tournament continues

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-03-21 22:43:10 GMT
    Many of the "experts" predicted the Final 8 would be comprised of #2 seed Arizona and #1 seed Gonzaga! - That'd be a rematch of a December 3rd game in which Arizona lost to the Zags. If you'd like to "re-live" the game, here's the Associate Press Article that described the Arizona loss:  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.   ...
    Many of the "experts" predicted the Final 8 would be comprised of #2 seed Arizona and #1 seed Gonzaga! - That'd be a rematch of a December 3rd game in which Arizona lost to the Zags. If you'd like to "re-live" the game, here's the Associate Press Article that described the Arizona loss:  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.   ...
  • Pueblo baseball players volunteer at Tucson Conquistadores Classic PGA Champions Tour

    Pueblo baseball players volunteer at Tucson Conquistadores Classic PGA Champions Tour

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 10:04 AM EDT2017-03-21 14:04:04 GMT

    A group of teens from Pueblo High School got the chance to volunteer at the Tucson Conquistadores Classic. The Tucson Conquistadores have been instrumental in helping Pueblo High School through donations for a vandalized gym, among other things.  To hear from these Pueblo baseball players on the satisfaction they get from helping others, and to see some highlights from the exciting final round of the Conquistadores Classic, please click on icon above. 

    A group of teens from Pueblo High School got the chance to volunteer at the Tucson Conquistadores Classic. The Tucson Conquistadores have been instrumental in helping Pueblo High School through donations for a vandalized gym, among other things.  To hear from these Pueblo baseball players on the satisfaction they get from helping others, and to see some highlights from the exciting final round of the Conquistadores Classic, please click on icon above. 

  • Tucson Bicycling Classic A Big Success

    Tucson Bicycling Classic A Big Success

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-03-21 13:00:19 GMT

    The 31st Annual Tucson Bicycling Classic was a huge success yet another year.   Tucson resident and former national champion Travis McCabe (United Health Care pro team) won the weekend's final. In the Pro Women’s field, Kristi Lay (Rally Cycling pro team) broke away early on and won by 7:36 over the main field in their 45 mile race. Other key facts about the annual race: -The Tucson Bicycle Classic generates over $850,000 into the local economy every year. -Has do...

    The 31st Annual Tucson Bicycling Classic was a huge success yet another year.   Tucson resident and former national champion Travis McCabe (United Health Care pro team) won the weekend's final. In the Pro Women’s field, Kristi Lay (Rally Cycling pro team) broke away early on and won by 7:36 over the main field in their 45 mile race. Other key facts about the annual race: -The Tucson Bicycle Classic generates over $850,000 into the local economy every year. -Has do...

  • Cats discuss Sweet 16 matchup vs. Xavier

    Cats discuss Sweet 16 matchup vs. Xavier

    Monday, March 20 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-03-20 16:16:08 GMT

    The Arizona Wildcats are headed to the Sweet 16 again, and are set to take on Coach Sean Miller's old team Xavier.  To hear U of A player reactions and their mindset heading into the Sweet 16, please click on the icon above. 

    The Arizona Wildcats are headed to the Sweet 16 again, and are set to take on Coach Sean Miller's old team Xavier.  To hear U of A player reactions and their mindset heading into the Sweet 16, please click on the icon above. 

  • Tucson Conquistadores Classic Ends In Dramatic Fashion On Hole 18

    Tucson Conquistadores Classic Ends In Dramatic Fashion On Hole 18

    Monday, March 20 2017 2:14 AM EDT2017-03-20 06:14:40 GMT

    There was a dramatic finish at the Tucson Conquistadores Classic with two players (Tom Lehmnan & Steve Stricker) going into Hole 18 tied up. News 4 Tucson Sports Director Paul Cicala will have complete highlights of the entertaining, final round on News 4 Tucson at 10 p.m.  For now, here's an article from the Associated Press (and the Final Leaderboard compliments of PGA.ORG below) --------------------- Tom Lehman took advantage of senior newcomer Steve Stricker's late mis...

    There was a dramatic finish at the Tucson Conquistadores Classic with two players (Tom Lehmnan & Steve Stricker) going into Hole 18 tied up. News 4 Tucson Sports Director Paul Cicala will have complete highlights of the entertaining, final round on News 4 Tucson at 10 p.m.  For now, here's an article from the Associated Press (and the Final Leaderboard compliments of PGA.ORG below) --------------------- Tom Lehman took advantage of senior newcomer Steve Stricker's late mis...

  • Stricker leads midway through final round (today, Sunday) at Conquistadores Classic

    Stricker leads midway through final round (today, Sunday) at Conquistadores Classic

    Sunday, March 19 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-03-19 21:00:05 GMT

    Day two of the Tucson Conquistadores Classic is in the books, and Steven Stricker set a tournament course record today as he established a commanding leading heading into Sunday's final round.  Meanwhile, thousands of fans turned out to the Omni Tucson National to check out some of the best golfers of all time live and in the flesh.  In addition, an Army veteran got the dream of a lifetime by getting to shadow PGA greats for 18 holes. TO SEE THAT STORY, CLICK HERE. Here's a...

    Day two of the Tucson Conquistadores Classic is in the books, and Steven Stricker set a tournament course record today as he established a commanding leading heading into Sunday's final round.  Meanwhile, thousands of fans turned out to the Omni Tucson National to check out some of the best golfers of all time live and in the flesh.  In addition, an Army veteran got the dream of a lifetime by getting to shadow PGA greats for 18 holes. TO SEE THAT STORY, CLICK HERE. Here's a...

  • Army Veteran's Dream Comes True At Tucson Conquistadores Classic As He Gets To Shadow PGA Great

    Army Veteran's Dream Comes True At Tucson Conquistadores Classic As He Gets To Shadow PGA Great

    Sunday, March 19 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-03-19 20:57:47 GMT

    Here's a story that'll get your patriotic blood flowing: An Army veteran gets the opportunity of a lifetime, and is selected to shadow alongside PGA greats in the 1st round of the Tucson Conquistadores Classic.  To see inspiring story as-aired-on News 4 Tucson (NBC), please click on icon above. 

    Here's a story that'll get your patriotic blood flowing: An Army veteran gets the opportunity of a lifetime, and is selected to shadow alongside PGA greats in the 1st round of the Tucson Conquistadores Classic.  To see inspiring story as-aired-on News 4 Tucson (NBC), please click on icon above. 

  • Arizona comes up with a win over St. Mary's & advances to Sweet 16

    Arizona comes up with a win over St. Mary's & advances to Sweet 16

    Sunday, March 19 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-03-19 18:00:17 GMT

    In the second round of the NCAA tournament the #2 seed Arizona Wildcats struggled mightily in the first half against 7-seed St. Mary's.  Arizona would trail by double figures, but, rallied to cut the deficit to one point as the half ended.   Freshman Rawle Alkins injured his finger early, and didn't return until the end of the first half. Still, his defense would spark Arizona.  There'd be multiple lead changes, but, in the end, the Wildcats hit their free throws (at ...

    In the second round of the NCAA tournament the #2 seed Arizona Wildcats struggled mightily in the first half against 7-seed St. Mary's.  Arizona would trail by double figures, but, rallied to cut the deficit to one point as the half ended.   Freshman Rawle Alkins injured his finger early, and didn't return until the end of the first half. Still, his defense would spark Arizona.  There'd be multiple lead changes, but, in the end, the Wildcats hit their free throws (at ...

  • Larry Mize talks about PGA win in Tucson & his love for the Old Pueblo; Paul Cicala goes 1-on-1 with former Masters Winner at Tucson Conquistadores Classic

    Larry Mize talks about PGA win in Tucson & his love for the Old Pueblo; Paul Cicala goes 1-on-1 with former Masters Winner at Tucson Conquistadores Classic

    Saturday, March 18 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-03-19 03:16:21 GMT
    Larry Mize has some fond thoughts of the Old Pueblo.  He's won PGA events here twice.   He's currently in 43rd place heading into Sunday's final round of the Tucson Conquistadores Classic, but still has taken the time to go 1-on-1 with News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala.  Here's more from Saturday's coverage as-seen-on News 4 Tucson 
    Larry Mize has some fond thoughts of the Old Pueblo.  He's won PGA events here twice.   He's currently in 43rd place heading into Sunday's final round of the Tucson Conquistadores Classic, but still has taken the time to go 1-on-1 with News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala.  Here's more from Saturday's coverage as-seen-on News 4 Tucson 
  • Ari Alexander reports alongside Cats as they prep for St. Mary's in Round of 32

    Ari Alexander reports alongside Cats as they prep for St. Mary's in Round of 32

    Saturday, March 18 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-03-18 21:56:26 GMT

    News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander is in Salt Lake City with the Arizona Wildcats. To see his reports alongside Zona players, including locker room interviews, click on the icon above. 

    News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander is in Salt Lake City with the Arizona Wildcats. To see his reports alongside Zona players, including locker room interviews, click on the icon above. 

  • Were the younger U of A players "nervous" in NCAA's? Ari Alexander reports from Salt Lake City

    Were the younger U of A players "nervous" in NCAA's? Ari Alexander reports from Salt Lake City

    Saturday, March 18 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-03-18 21:54:27 GMT

    News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander gets up, close & personal with Arizona basketball players in locker room interviews in Salt Lake City. To see his story, please click on icon above. 

    News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander gets up, close & personal with Arizona basketball players in locker room interviews in Salt Lake City. To see his story, please click on icon above. 

  • Fred Couples On Top At Tucson Conquistadores Classic After Day 1

    Fred Couples On Top At Tucson Conquistadores Classic After Day 1

    Friday, March 17 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-03-18 02:29:40 GMT
    Day 1 is in the books at the Tucson Conquistadores Classic, & Fred Couples is on top of the leaderboard at -8.  Here's more from the PGA's website: 1 -- Fred Couples -8 F -8 65 -- -- 65 1 1 -- T2 -- Tom Lehman -7 F -7 66 -- -- 66 12 84 72 T2 -- Jeff Maggert -7 F* -7 66 -- -- 66 4 ...
    Day 1 is in the books at the Tucson Conquistadores Classic, & Fred Couples is on top of the leaderboard at -8.  Here's more from the PGA's website: 1 -- Fred Couples -8 F -8 65 -- -- 65 1 1 -- T2 -- Tom Lehman -7 F -7 66 -- -- 66 12 84 72 T2 -- Jeff Maggert -7 F* -7 66 -- -- 66 4 ...
  • After Zona win over North Dakota, Wildcats Chime In on NCAA's, Ari Alexander reports from Salt Lake City

    After Zona win over North Dakota, Wildcats Chime In on NCAA's, Ari Alexander reports from Salt Lake City

    Friday, March 17 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-03-17 14:17:03 GMT

    It was business as usual for the Arizona Wildcat's after an 18-point win to open up the NCAA tournament.  The Cats knocked off 15-seed North Dakota and will take on Saint Mary's on Saturday in the Round of 32.  Ari Alexander is in Salt Lake City alongside the Wildcats.  To see some of their post-game reaction, please click on the icon above.  Here's more from the Associated Press: Arizona's freshman combination of Lauri Markkanen and Rawle Alkins didn't act their...

    It was business as usual for the Arizona Wildcat's after an 18-point win to open up the NCAA tournament.  The Cats knocked off 15-seed North Dakota and will take on Saint Mary's on Saturday in the Round of 32.  Ari Alexander is in Salt Lake City alongside the Wildcats.  To see some of their post-game reaction, please click on the icon above.  Here's more from the Associated Press: Arizona's freshman combination of Lauri Markkanen and Rawle Alkins didn't act their...

  • Rich Rod teams up with former UA football coach Mike Stoops at Pro Am of Tucson Conquistadores Classic

    Rich Rod teams up with former UA football coach Mike Stoops at Pro Am of Tucson Conquistadores Classic

    Friday, March 17 2017 10:09 AM EDT2017-03-17 14:09:02 GMT

    In Day two of the Tucson Conquistadores Pro Am, Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez teamed up with a former U of A coach Mike Stoops.   They'd golf along side PGA Champions Tour standout Scott Verplank.  Others in the group included Mike Teufel and Tucson & Nogales businessman Humberto Lopez.  To see highlights, please click icon above. 

    In Day two of the Tucson Conquistadores Pro Am, Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez teamed up with a former U of A coach Mike Stoops.   They'd golf along side PGA Champions Tour standout Scott Verplank.  Others in the group included Mike Teufel and Tucson & Nogales businessman Humberto Lopez.  To see highlights, please click icon above. 

  • Arizona holds off North Dakota for 100-82 win in NCAA tournament

    Arizona holds off North Dakota for 100-82 win in NCAA tournament

    Friday, March 17 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-03-17 04:34:59 GMT
    Arizona is marching to the 2nd round of the NCAA tournament after the 100-82 victory over North Dakota.  Next up for Arizona?  -Saint Mary's on Saturday.  Ari Alexander will have more with the Wildcats from Salt Lake City, and Paul Cicala will bring you complete highlights on News 4 Tucson at 10 p.m. 
    Arizona is marching to the 2nd round of the NCAA tournament after the 100-82 victory over North Dakota.  Next up for Arizona?  -Saint Mary's on Saturday.  Ari Alexander will have more with the Wildcats from Salt Lake City, and Paul Cicala will bring you complete highlights on News 4 Tucson at 10 p.m. 
  • Arizona leads by double digits at halftime in NCAA tournament game vs. North Dakota

    Arizona leads by double digits at halftime in NCAA tournament game vs. North Dakota

    Thursday, March 16 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-03-17 03:46:32 GMT

    We are at halftime of the NCAA tournament showdown between 2-seed Arizona and 15-seed North Dakota.  Arizona leads 53-37. . The Arizona Wildcats started off fairly slow in the first half, allowing North Dakota to have a lead as late as 7 minutes into the game.  However, after a 3-pointer from Parker Jackson-Cartwright, the Wildcats took a 14-12 lead with 13:26 to play and haven't relinquished the advantage since. Lauri Markkanen is leading the Wildcats with 16 points and 6...

    We are at halftime of the NCAA tournament showdown between 2-seed Arizona and 15-seed North Dakota.  Arizona leads 53-37. . The Arizona Wildcats started off fairly slow in the first half, allowing North Dakota to have a lead as late as 7 minutes into the game.  However, after a 3-pointer from Parker Jackson-Cartwright, the Wildcats took a 14-12 lead with 13:26 to play and haven't relinquished the advantage since. Lauri Markkanen is leading the Wildcats with 16 points and 6...

  • Pro Am Day 1 At Tucson Conquistadores Classic With PGA Star Flair

    Pro Am Day 1 At Tucson Conquistadores Classic With PGA Star Flair

    Thursday, March 16 2017 9:56 PM EDT2017-03-17 01:56:21 GMT

    Day one of the "Jose Cuervo Pro Am" was a success at the Tucson Conquistadores Classic.  Thursday will be "day two", while the tournament itself begins on Friday and lasts through Sunday at the Omni Tucson National. To see complete highlights, please click on icon above.

    Day one of the "Jose Cuervo Pro Am" was a success at the Tucson Conquistadores Classic.  Thursday will be "day two", while the tournament itself begins on Friday and lasts through Sunday at the Omni Tucson National. To see complete highlights, please click on icon above.

  • Ari Alexander reports alongside Cats right before NCAA tipoff in Salt Lake City

    Ari Alexander reports alongside Cats right before NCAA tipoff in Salt Lake City

    Thursday, March 16 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-03-17 01:55:05 GMT
    To see Ari's report from Salt Lake City, please click on icon above.
    To see Ari's report from Salt Lake City, please click on icon above.
  • Miller praises freshman as Cats ready for N. Dakota; Ari Alexander reports from Salt Lake City

    Miller praises freshman as Cats ready for N. Dakota; Ari Alexander reports from Salt Lake City

    Thursday, March 16 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-03-16 22:33:54 GMT

     To see Ari Alexander's reports alongside the Cats, please click on icon above. 

     To see Ari Alexander's reports alongside the Cats, please click on icon above. 

  • Cats have eye on N. Dakota tonight while grateful for being in West; Ari Alexander reports from Salt Lake City at NCAA's

    Cats have eye on N. Dakota tonight while grateful for being in West; Ari Alexander reports from Salt Lake City at NCAA's

    Thursday, March 16 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-03-16 18:56:37 GMT
    2-seed Arizona tips off tonight in the NCAA tournament around 6:40 p.m. against 15-seed North Dakota.   Coach Miller and the Wildcats say they are thrilled to be playing in "Pac-12 Country" in the West Regional.  News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander is reporting from Salt Lake City, and has more with the Cats. Please click on icon above to see his reports.
    2-seed Arizona tips off tonight in the NCAA tournament around 6:40 p.m. against 15-seed North Dakota.   Coach Miller and the Wildcats say they are thrilled to be playing in "Pac-12 Country" in the West Regional.  News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander is reporting from Salt Lake City, and has more with the Cats. Please click on icon above to see his reports.
  • NCAA Tourney: Cats Hope To Learn From 1993 2-seed that lost to 15-seed Santa Clara

    NCAA Tourney: Cats Hope To Learn From 1993 2-seed that lost to 15-seed Santa Clara

    Thursday, March 16 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-03-16 13:29:02 GMT

    The pain still haunts former Arizona players like Joseph Blair, Damon Stoudamire, Ed Stokes, Chris Mills, Khalid Reeves and many more: As a 2-seed in 1993, the Arizona Wildcats were stunned in the first round of the NCAA tournament by 15-seed Santa Clara.  It's a loss that still brings pain to the most die-hard of U of A fans.  Yes, I admit it as well!  

    The pain still haunts former Arizona players like Joseph Blair, Damon Stoudamire, Ed Stokes, Chris Mills, Khalid Reeves and many more: As a 2-seed in 1993, the Arizona Wildcats were stunned in the first round of the NCAA tournament by 15-seed Santa Clara.  It's a loss that still brings pain to the most die-hard of U of A fans.  Yes, I admit it as well!  

  • Creative Look At Arizona's potential opponents (and cities they'll play in) en route to Final Four; Fan guide for following Cats

    Creative Look At Arizona's potential opponents (and cities they'll play in) en route to Final Four; Fan guide for following Cats

    Thursday, March 16 2017 9:02 AM EDT2017-03-16 13:02:08 GMT

    Coach Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats are thrilled to remain in the West for the Pac-12 tournament.  Here's a "Tek Net" with a creative look at where the Cats could play in the NCAA tournament and against -who- en route to a potential Final Four in Phoenix. Here's more from Arizona Athletics on getting tickets and following the Cats to Salt Lake City and beyond:  Current Wildcat Club members and/or 2016-17 men’s basketball season ticket holders have th...

    Coach Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats are thrilled to remain in the West for the Pac-12 tournament.  Here's a "Tek Net" with a creative look at where the Cats could play in the NCAA tournament and against -who- en route to a potential Final Four in Phoenix. Here's more from Arizona Athletics on getting tickets and following the Cats to Salt Lake City and beyond:  Current Wildcat Club members and/or 2016-17 men’s basketball season ticket holders have th...

  • Arizona lands in Salt Lake for NCAA's; News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander reports alongside Cats

    Arizona lands in Salt Lake for NCAA's; News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander reports alongside Cats

    Thursday, March 16 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-03-16 05:11:45 GMT

    The Arizona Wildcats hit the practice courts for the first time since arriving to the NCAA Tournament in Salt Lake City, and had some interesting things to say about the big dance.  News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander has more from Northern Utah. Please click on the icon above to see more with the Cats.

    The Arizona Wildcats hit the practice courts for the first time since arriving to the NCAA Tournament in Salt Lake City, and had some interesting things to say about the big dance.  News 4 Tucson's Ari Alexander has more from Northern Utah. Please click on the icon above to see more with the Cats.

  • Masters Winner Ready To Play in Tucson Conquistadores Classic

    Masters Winner Ready To Play in Tucson Conquistadores Classic

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-03-15 23:46:29 GMT
    The Tucson Conquistadores Classic gets underway on Friday, with the Jose Cuervo Pro-Am continuing through Thursday.  Here's more from the Omni Tucson National as-seen-on News 4 Tucson (please click on icon above).
    The Tucson Conquistadores Classic gets underway on Friday, with the Jose Cuervo Pro-Am continuing through Thursday.  Here's more from the Omni Tucson National as-seen-on News 4 Tucson (please click on icon above).
  • UA Guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright talks about influence of family & fans as Cats continue post-season play

    UA Guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright talks about influence of family & fans as Cats continue post-season play

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 1:17 AM EDT2017-03-14 05:17:39 GMT

    With the Arizona Wildcats getting a 2-seed in the Western Regionals of the NCAA tournament, Arizona players like Parker Jackson-Cartwright are happy it'll be closer and more convenient for friends and family.  Here's more with Parker Jackson-Cartwright. 

    With the Arizona Wildcats getting a 2-seed in the Western Regionals of the NCAA tournament, Arizona players like Parker Jackson-Cartwright are happy it'll be closer and more convenient for friends and family.  Here's more with Parker Jackson-Cartwright. 

  • Sean Miller talks about Cats being thrilled to stay in West Region of NCAA Tournament

    Sean Miller talks about Cats being thrilled to stay in West Region of NCAA Tournament

    Monday, March 13 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-03-13 21:06:05 GMT
    If the Arizona Wildcats can advance through the NCAA Tournament to the Final Four, they -won't- even have to leave "Pac-12 Country".  The first two rounds are in Salt Lake City (where the Cats travel to play Utah regularly).  The Sweet 16 and Elite 8 are in San Jose, CA (the Cats travel frequently to the Bay area for games against Cal and Stanford).  The Final Four is in U of A's home state of Arizona (Phoenix area).    To hear more from Sean Miller...
    If the Arizona Wildcats can advance through the NCAA Tournament to the Final Four, they -won't- even have to leave "Pac-12 Country".  The first two rounds are in Salt Lake City (where the Cats travel to play Utah regularly).  The Sweet 16 and Elite 8 are in San Jose, CA (the Cats travel frequently to the Bay area for games against Cal and Stanford).  The Final Four is in U of A's home state of Arizona (Phoenix area).    To hear more from Sean Miller...
  • Paul Cicala catches up with Sean Miller as the Cats scout N.Dakota & the NCAA's

    Paul Cicala catches up with Sean Miller as the Cats scout N.Dakota & the NCAA's

    Monday, March 13 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-03-13 20:45:15 GMT
    Arizona Coach Sean Miller is saying the Wildcats are excited to take on a tough North Dakota squad in the NCAA tournament.  He has nothing, but respect for a team that won its conference regular season title -and- conference tournament championship.  To hear more from Coach Sean Miller as the Wildcats head to the NCAA tournament, please click on icon above. 
    Arizona Coach Sean Miller is saying the Wildcats are excited to take on a tough North Dakota squad in the NCAA tournament.  He has nothing, but respect for a team that won its conference regular season title -and- conference tournament championship.  To hear more from Coach Sean Miller as the Wildcats head to the NCAA tournament, please click on icon above. 
  • Arizona baseball wins high scoring affair to sweep Hartford

    Arizona baseball wins high scoring affair to sweep Hartford

    Monday, March 13 2017 2:35 AM EDT2017-03-13 06:35:13 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona Wildcats saw their bats stay hot Sunday afternoon in the series finale with Hartford, topping the Hawks 17-13 in front of 2,619 fans at Hi Corbett Field.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona Wildcats saw their bats stay hot Sunday afternoon in the series finale with Hartford, topping the Hawks 17-13 in front of 2,619 fans at Hi Corbett Field.

  • Arizona softball sweeps two games in California

    Arizona softball sweeps two games in California

    Monday, March 13 2017 2:25 AM EDT2017-03-13 06:25:48 GMT

    LOS ANGELES -- Danielle O'Toole (one-hitter) and Taylor McQuillin (two-hitter) threw shutouts and Arizona swept Sunday's action at the CSUN/LMU Tournament, 10-0 over Loyola Marymount and 5-0 over Bryant.

    LOS ANGELES -- Danielle O'Toole (one-hitter) and Taylor McQuillin (two-hitter) threw shutouts and Arizona swept Sunday's action at the CSUN/LMU Tournament, 10-0 over Loyola Marymount and 5-0 over Bryant.

  • After Pac-12 Tournament Title, Zona waits for NCAA tournament brackets & potential #1 or #2 seed

    After Pac-12 Tournament Title, Zona waits for NCAA tournament brackets & potential #1 or #2 seed

    Sunday, March 12 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-03-12 19:53:01 GMT
    After beating 5th ranked Oregon in the championship game of the Pac-12 Tournament, Coach Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats are waiting to see where they'll end up in the NCAA tournament.  Many "bracketology" reports have the Cats as high as a #1 seed in the West region.  Others have Gonzaga as the #1 seed in the West with U of A as a #2 seed.   News 4 Tucson at 5:30 p.m. & 10 p.m. will have in-depth coverage of the NCAA tournament fate of Arizona. &nbs...
    After beating 5th ranked Oregon in the championship game of the Pac-12 Tournament, Coach Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats are waiting to see where they'll end up in the NCAA tournament.  Many "bracketology" reports have the Cats as high as a #1 seed in the West region.  Others have Gonzaga as the #1 seed in the West with U of A as a #2 seed.   News 4 Tucson at 5:30 p.m. & 10 p.m. will have in-depth coverage of the NCAA tournament fate of Arizona. &nbs...
  • Arizona beats Oregon, wins Pac-12 Tournament Championship

    Arizona beats Oregon, wins Pac-12 Tournament Championship

    Sunday, March 12 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-03-12 14:00:19 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Allonzo Trier scored 23 points and hit four free throws in the final 17 seconds, helping No. 7 Arizona outlast No. 5 Oregon 83-80 on Saturday night in the Pac-12 Tournament championship game.

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Allonzo Trier scored 23 points and hit four free throws in the final 17 seconds, helping No. 7 Arizona outlast No. 5 Oregon 83-80 on Saturday night in the Pac-12 Tournament championship game.

  • Wildcats put up 21 runs in win over Hartford

    Wildcats put up 21 runs in win over Hartford

    Saturday, March 11 2017 12:46 AM EST2017-03-11 05:46:55 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Alfonso Rivas hit his second career home run, JC Cloney picked up his fourth win in four starts and the Arizona Wildcats scored a season high in runs Friday night, topping Hartford 21-5 in front of 2,861 fans at Hi Corbett Field.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Alfonso Rivas hit his second career home run, JC Cloney picked up his fourth win in four starts and the Arizona Wildcats scored a season high in runs Friday night, topping Hartford 21-5 in front of 2,861 fans at Hi Corbett Field.

  • Sir Veza’s and Hope Matters make march matter for breast cancer

    Sir Veza’s and Hope Matters make march matter for breast cancer

    Friday, March 10 2017 11:14 AM EST2017-03-10 16:14:01 GMT

    You may remember Ray Flores from a KVOA segment on his family's El Charro-inspired restaurant at the MGM "Hecho En Vegas" during the Pac-12 Tournament a few years ago.  And, now, he cancer-survivor continues to support U of A athletics while also helping out the Tucson community.  Here's more from Floresconcepts.com on a nifty NCAA tournament promotion that also helps those stricken with cancer: Ray Flores, founder of Sir Veza’s Kitchen & Kantina based i...

    You may remember Ray Flores from a KVOA segment on his family's El Charro-inspired restaurant at the MGM "Hecho En Vegas" during the Pac-12 Tournament a few years ago.  And, now, he cancer-survivor continues to support U of A athletics while also helping out the Tucson community.  Here's more from Floresconcepts.com on a nifty NCAA tournament promotion that also helps those stricken with cancer: Ray Flores, founder of Sir Veza’s Kitchen & Kantina based i...

  • Rawle Alkins has big game as UA beats Colorado in Pac-12 Tournament Quarterfinals

    Rawle Alkins has big game as UA beats Colorado in Pac-12 Tournament Quarterfinals

    Friday, March 10 2017 9:17 AM EST2017-03-10 14:17:07 GMT

         Arizona extended a halftime lead of just one to double digits in the second half against Colorado and won the quarterfinals showdown in the Pac-12 tournament by       Freshman Rawle Alkins had a breakout game, scoring all of his 15 points in the second half, and igniting an early rally to help the Cats pull away from the Buffaloes.      Seventh-ranked Arizona trailed early in the first half against Colorado, but the Cats wou...

         Arizona extended a halftime lead of just one to double digits in the second half against Colorado and won the quarterfinals showdown in the Pac-12 tournament by       Freshman Rawle Alkins had a breakout game, scoring all of his 15 points in the second half, and igniting an early rally to help the Cats pull away from the Buffaloes.      Seventh-ranked Arizona trailed early in the first half against Colorado, but the Cats wou...

  • With Pac-12 Ticket Prices So High, Tucsonans bring Vegas To The Old Pueblo As They Cheer On U of A

    With Pac-12 Ticket Prices So High, Tucsonans bring Vegas To The Old Pueblo As They Cheer On U of A

    Friday, March 10 2017 12:58 AM EST2017-03-10 05:58:31 GMT

    The average ticket price for the semi final games at the Pac-12 tournament average $239 dollars per ticket (with the Cheapest seats in the nose bleed section going for $76!) For that reason, one Tucson family who's been "priced out" thought to themselves:"Heck with it!  Let's bring the Pac-12 Tourney and Vegas TO TUCSON!"    Thomas Bejarano, who's gone with his family to the Pac-12 Tournament every year since it's been in Las Vegas, said this ...

    The average ticket price for the semi final games at the Pac-12 tournament average $239 dollars per ticket (with the Cheapest seats in the nose bleed section going for $76!) For that reason, one Tucson family who's been "priced out" thought to themselves:"Heck with it!  Let's bring the Pac-12 Tourney and Vegas TO TUCSON!"    Thomas Bejarano, who's gone with his family to the Pac-12 Tournament every year since it's been in Las Vegas, said this ...

  • Arizona leads Colorado by just one point at halftime in Pac-12 Tournament

    Arizona leads Colorado by just one point at halftime in Pac-12 Tournament

    Thursday, March 9 2017 9:59 PM EST2017-03-10 02:59:59 GMT

    Seventh-ranked Arizona trailed early in the first half against Colorado in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament, but the Cats would go on a 15-3 run to take the lead and get a little breathing room.

    Seventh-ranked Arizona trailed early in the first half against Colorado in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament, but the Cats would go on a 15-3 run to take the lead and get a little breathing room.

  • Arizona lands highly rated recruit for 2018

    Arizona lands highly rated recruit for 2018

    Thursday, March 9 2017 5:41 PM EST2017-03-09 22:41:40 GMT
    The Arizona Wildcats received a verbal commitment from 6-foot-8 small forward Emmanuel Akot, of Utah on Thursday. Akot is rated as one of the top 30 prospects for the Class of 2018 by most recruiting services, and is either a four-star or five-star recruit, depending on the service. Akot is Arizona's first commitment for the class of 2018. Akot held offers from schools like Louisville and Oregon.
    The Arizona Wildcats received a verbal commitment from 6-foot-8 small forward Emmanuel Akot, of Utah on Thursday. Akot is rated as one of the top 30 prospects for the Class of 2018 by most recruiting services, and is either a four-star or five-star recruit, depending on the service. Akot is Arizona's first commitment for the class of 2018. Akot held offers from schools like Louisville and Oregon.
  • Arizona will face Colorado in Pac-12 Tournament; WSU Falls To Buffalo

    Arizona will face Colorado in Pac-12 Tournament; WSU Falls To Buffalo

    Thursday, March 9 2017 11:39 AM EST2017-03-09 16:39:08 GMT

    Arizona now knows who it will face in the Pac-12 Tournament on Thursday -- Colorado.  

    Arizona now knows who it will face in the Pac-12 Tournament on Thursday -- Colorado.   Here's more from the Pac-12 Communications staff on the big win for Colorado over Washington State: Derrick White scored 17 of his 26 points in the second half, Xavier Johnson added 19 and Colorado rallied from a shaky first half to beat Washington State 73-63 Wednesday night in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament. Colorado (19-13) got off to a miserable start at both ends as Washington ...

  • So. Arizona Chapter of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame Honoring Tucson-Area Scholar Athletes

    So. Arizona Chapter of the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame Honoring Tucson-Area Scholar Athletes

    Thursday, March 9 2017 11:00 AM EST2017-03-09 16:00:13 GMT

    Once again, the So. Arizona Chapter of the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame is honoring high school football players from the Tucson-area.  Here's more from the NFF: TUCSON, ARIZONA (March 2, 2017) -  The Southern Arizona Chapter of the National Football Foundation and  College Hall of Fame (NFF-CHOF) is pleased to announce the 2017 Scholar-Athlete Award Recipients.  The 2017 Scholar-Athlete Honorees are: Cullen Drenkhahn&nbs...

    Once again, the So. Arizona Chapter of the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame is honoring high school football players from the Tucson-area.  Here's more from the NFF: TUCSON, ARIZONA (March 2, 2017) -  The Southern Arizona Chapter of the National Football Foundation and  College Hall of Fame (NFF-CHOF) is pleased to announce the 2017 Scholar-Athlete Award Recipients.  The 2017 Scholar-Athlete Honorees are: Cullen Drenkhahn&nbs...

  • Number 7 Zona arrives to Las Vegas; Info on Pac-12 Tournament

    Number 7 Zona arrives to Las Vegas; Info on Pac-12 Tournament

    Thursday, March 9 2017 10:07 AM EST2017-03-09 15:07:09 GMT

    Every year about this time the Las Vegas strip is fludded by a sea of Arizona Wildcat Red!  Thousands of fans make the trip from Tucson, Arizona to Las Vegas to cheer on the Cats in the Pac-12 Tournament. Here's more (from a fan's perspective) on the Pac-12 tourney, compliments of Arizona Athletics: THE TOURNAMENT Arizona Men's Basketball will travel to Las Vegas to compete for the Pac-12 Tournament Conference Crown. Competition will begin on March 8 for the first round, and t...

    Every year about this time the Las Vegas strip is fludded by a sea of Arizona Wildcat Red!  Thousands of fans make the trip from Tucson, Arizona to Las Vegas to cheer on the Cats in the Pac-12 Tournament. Here's more (from a fan's perspective) on the Pac-12 tourney, compliments of Arizona Athletics: THE TOURNAMENT Arizona Men's Basketball will travel to Las Vegas to compete for the Pac-12 Tournament Conference Crown. Competition will begin on March 8 for the first round, and t...

  • Tucson Conquistadores Classic Coming Next Week; Millions of Dollars Raised For Old Pueblo Charities

    Tucson Conquistadores Classic Coming Next Week; Millions of Dollars Raised For Old Pueblo Charities

    Thursday, March 9 2017 1:33 AM EST2017-03-09 06:33:38 GMT

    The Tucson Conquistadores Classic begins next week.   Here's more from the PGA TOUR Chamions communications department: SHEET & SCHEDULE   2017 TUCSON CONQUISTADORES CLASSIC   TOURNAMENT INFORMATION   The PGA TOUR Champions brings together the stars and legends of the game. Over 350 PGA TOUR victories and more than 70 major championships are represented by PGA TOUR Champions players. The best part is the players put on a great show, interact with fans and cre...

    The Tucson Conquistadores Classic begins next week.   Here's more from the PGA TOUR Chamions communications department: SHEET & SCHEDULE   2017 TUCSON CONQUISTADORES CLASSIC   TOURNAMENT INFORMATION   The PGA TOUR Champions brings together the stars and legends of the game. Over 350 PGA TOUR victories and more than 70 major championships are represented by PGA TOUR Champions players. The best part is the players put on a great show, interact with fans and cre...

  • #6 Cats Finish Texas Swing With Loss to 9th ranked Texas Tech

    #6 Cats Finish Texas Swing With Loss to 9th ranked Texas Tech

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 9:00 AM EST2017-03-08 14:00:24 GMT

    Arizona ended it's road swing with a showdown between top ten teams in Lubbock.  Unfortunately, 6th ranked Arizona lost to #9 Texas Tech.  Here's more form Arizona Athletics: – The Arizona Wildcats wrapped up their four-game Texas road trip Tuesday night at Texas Tech, falling to the Red Raiders 13-1 at Rip Griffin Park. The Red Raiders scored their first five runs of the game with two outs and had eight two-out RBI total in the win over the Wildcats. Arizona, meanwh...

    Arizona ended it's road swing with a showdown between top ten teams in Lubbock.  Unfortunately, 6th ranked Arizona lost to #9 Texas Tech.  Here's more form Arizona Athletics: – The Arizona Wildcats wrapped up their four-game Texas road trip Tuesday night at Texas Tech, falling to the Red Raiders 13-1 at Rip Griffin Park. The Red Raiders scored their first five runs of the game with two outs and had eight two-out RBI total in the win over the Wildcats. Arizona, meanwh...

  • UA coach Miller discusses Markkanen slump, chemistry before Pac-12 Tournament

    UA coach Miller discusses Markkanen slump, chemistry before Pac-12 Tournament

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 8:09 AM EST2017-03-08 13:09:02 GMT

    Arizona Coach Sean Miller talked about team chemistry heading into the Pac-12 Tournament. 

    Arizona Coach Sean Miller talked about team chemistry heading into the Pac-12 Tournament. 

  • Special Olympics Golf At Rio Hosted By Tucson Conquistadores Classic

    Special Olympics Golf At Rio Hosted By Tucson Conquistadores Classic

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 9:02 AM EST2017-03-07 14:02:08 GMT

    Around 400 athletes took part in a Special Olympics golf camp at the Trini Alvarez El Rio Golf Course.  The event was hosted by the First Tee of Tucson, and 2017 Tucson Conquistadores Classic. There are two special events at The First Tee Tucson next week on Monday, March 6 and  Tuesday, March 7. The First Tee is located at El Rio Golf Course,  Here's more to look forward to from the communications staff at the 2017 Tucson Conquistadores Classic. Tuesday, M...

    Around 400 athletes took part in a Special Olympics golf camp at the Trini Alvarez El Rio Golf Course.  The event was hosted by the First Tee of Tucson, and 2017 Tucson Conquistadores Classic. There are two special events at The First Tee Tucson next week on Monday, March 6 and  Tuesday, March 7. The First Tee is located at El Rio Golf Course,  Here's more to look forward to from the communications staff at the 2017 Tucson Conquistadores Classic. Tuesday, M...

  • 2-seed Arizona gears up for Pac-12 Tournament

    2-seed Arizona gears up for Pac-12 Tournament

    Monday, March 6 2017 10:10 PM EST2017-03-07 03:10:20 GMT
    After the win over rival ASU, 7th ranked Arizona clinched a share of the Pac-12 title with Oregon.  Arizona is a #2 seed in the Pac-12 tournament and won't suit up until Thursday evening.  The Wildcats will take on the winner of Wednesday's Washington State vs. Colorado game.   Here's more from the Pac-12: Wed., March 8 Session 1 Game 1: No. 8 ARIZONA STATE vs. No. 9 STANFORD, 12:00 p.m. PT, Pac-12 Network Game 2: No. 5 CALIFORNIA vs. No. 12 OREGON STATE, 2:30 p....
    After the win over rival ASU, 7th ranked Arizona clinched a share of the Pac-12 title with Oregon.  Arizona is a #2 seed in the Pac-12 tournament and won't suit up until Thursday evening.  The Wildcats will take on the winner of Wednesday's Washington State vs. Colorado game.   Here's more from the Pac-12: Wed., March 8 Session 1 Game 1: No. 8 ARIZONA STATE vs. No. 9 STANFORD, 12:00 p.m. PT, Pac-12 Network Game 2: No. 5 CALIFORNIA vs. No. 12 OREGON STATE, 2:30 p....
  • Noah Jefferson commits to Arizona

    Noah Jefferson commits to Arizona

    Monday, March 6 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-03-06 12:00:32 GMT

    The Arizona Wildcats landed a big commitment Sunday from a 6-foot-6, 315 pound defensive tackle. Noah Jefferson transferred from USC in late November, and according to a tweet from Jefferson, will play for the Wildcats.

    The Arizona Wildcats landed a big commitment Sunday from a 6-foot-6, 315 pound defensive tackle. Noah Jefferson transferred from USC in late November, and according to a tweet from Jefferson, will play for the Wildcats.

  • Report: Arizona to hire Brian Knorr as special teams coach

    Report: Arizona to hire Brian Knorr as special teams coach

    Sunday, March 5 2017 11:45 PM EST2017-03-06 04:45:15 GMT

    According to a report from FootballScoop.com, Arizona is expected to hire Ohio State quality control coach Brian Knorr as special teams coordinator.

    According to a report from FootballScoop.com, Arizona is expected to hire Ohio State quality control coach Brian Knorr as special teams coordinator.

  • Wildcats softball team clinches series win over Texas with Mauga walk-off double

    Wildcats softball team clinches series win over Texas with Mauga walk-off double

    Sunday, March 5 2017 9:00 AM EST2017-03-05 14:00:17 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Katiyana Mauga hit a two-out, two-strike RBI double to right center field to score Mandie Perez and send Arizona home walkoff winners for the first time in 2017.

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Katiyana Mauga hit a two-out, two-strike RBI double to right center field to score Mandie Perez and send Arizona home walkoff winners for the first time in 2017.

  • Arizona baseball walks off against Oklahoma State

    Arizona baseball walks off against Oklahoma State

    Sunday, March 5 2017 9:00 AM EST2017-03-05 14:00:17 GMT

    FRISCO, Texas – Cal Stevenson doubled to deep centerfield with two outs to score pinch-runner Matt Fraizer and give the Arizona Wildcats a 10-9 walk-off win over Oklahoma State in the team’s second game of the Frisco Classic at Dr. Pepper Ballpark.

    FRISCO, Texas – Cal Stevenson doubled to deep centerfield with two outs to score pinch-runner Matt Fraizer and give the Arizona Wildcats a 10-9 walk-off win over Oklahoma State in the team’s second game of the Frisco Classic at Dr. Pepper Ballpark.

  • Arizona beats ASU in Tempe, wins share of Pac-12 Championship

    Arizona beats ASU in Tempe, wins share of Pac-12 Championship

    Saturday, March 4 2017 11:08 PM EST2017-03-05 04:08:08 GMT

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - The Wildcats found ways to fight through setbacks all during the regular season and could not have asked for a better finish: With a win over their biggest rival and at least a share of the Pac-12 title.

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - The Wildcats found ways to fight through setbacks all during the regular season and could not have asked for a better finish: With a win over their biggest rival and at least a share of the Pac-12 title.

  • Former U of A standout Lance Briggs bringing charity fundraiser to So. Arizona this weekend

    Former U of A standout Lance Briggs bringing charity fundraiser to So. Arizona this weekend

    Friday, March 3 2017 7:13 PM EST2017-03-04 00:13:16 GMT

    The Briggs4Kidz Foundation was established by UofA's very own Linebacker Lance Briggs, a 12-year veteran of the NFL's Chicago Bears Football Team. Lance Briggs continues to give back to Tucson youth by providing a one-day fundamentals, non-contact football camp, and now has created a celebrity golf tournament to raise more money to give back to local charities in Tucson. This year's charity golf tournament will be held at the Torres Blancas golf course in Green Valley on Saturday, Ma...

    The Briggs4Kidz Foundation was established by UofA's very own Linebacker Lance Briggs, a 12-year veteran of the NFL's Chicago Bears Football Team. Lance Briggs continues to give back to Tucson youth by providing a one-day fundamentals, non-contact football camp, and now has created a celebrity golf tournament to raise more money to give back to local charities in Tucson. This year's charity golf tournament will be held at the Torres Blancas golf course in Green Valley on Saturday, Ma...

  • In-depth coverage: UA introduces Dave Heeke as new athletic director

    In-depth coverage: UA introduces Dave Heeke as new athletic director

    Thursday, March 2 2017 10:15 PM EST2017-03-03 03:15:43 GMT

    The University of Arizona is set to officially introduce its newest athletic director on Thursday at 11 a.m.  

    The University of Arizona is set to officially introduce its newest athletic director on Thursday at 11 a.m.  

  • Limited Edition Bobblehead for U of A's 1997 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Released

    Limited Edition Bobblehead for U of A's 1997 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Released

    Thursday, March 2 2017 9:46 PM EST2017-03-03 02:46:43 GMT

    This morning (March 1, 2017), the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum released the Arizona Wildcats Men’s Basketball National Championship bobblehead.  Here's the press release below (in addition to some "fun facts" on the 1997 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champs - the Univ. of Arizona!: (You can find pictures of the bobblehead here ) Arizona Wildcats – 1997 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Champions In the Nationa...

    This morning (March 1, 2017), the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum released the Arizona Wildcats Men’s Basketball National Championship bobblehead.  Here's the press release below (in addition to some "fun facts" on the 1997 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champs - the Univ. of Arizona!: (You can find pictures of the bobblehead here ) Arizona Wildcats – 1997 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Champions In the Nationa...

  • 30 Prizes in 30 Days Returning For U of A Football Ticket Purchasers

    30 Prizes in 30 Days Returning For U of A Football Ticket Purchasers

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 9:02 AM EST2017-03-01 14:02:08 GMT

    Spring Drills are in full swing for the Arizona Wildcat football team (ending on March 31st).  Meanwhile, the U of A is upping its efforts to get season ticket holders to renew soon.  And, they're offering some big incentives.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: The Arizona Athletics department is excited to launch its annual “30 Prizes in 30 Days” contest for football season ticket holders and Wildcat Club members. Each day throughout the month of March, ...

    Spring Drills are in full swing for the Arizona Wildcat football team (ending on March 31st).  Meanwhile, the U of A is upping its efforts to get season ticket holders to renew soon.  And, they're offering some big incentives.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: The Arizona Athletics department is excited to launch its annual “30 Prizes in 30 Days” contest for football season ticket holders and Wildcat Club members. Each day throughout the month of March, ...

  • Meet Arizona Football's new wide receivers coach: Theron Aych

    Meet Arizona Football's new wide receivers coach: Theron Aych

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 6:38 PM EST2017-02-28 23:38:48 GMT

    As of Tuesday, the Wildcats have just 11 spring practices left, so new wide receivers coach Theron Aych will have to learn very quickly on the job.

    As of Tuesday, the Wildcats have just 11 spring practices left, so new wide receivers coach Theron Aych will have to learn very quickly on the job.

  • Sean Miller talks about his son's championship game run with Salpointe

    Sean Miller talks about his son's championship game run with Salpointe

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 10:03 AM EST2017-02-28 15:03:03 GMT

    At U of A basketball coach Sean Miller's weekly press conference, he took the time to chat about his son's amazing run with Salpointe High School to the state championship game.  Guard Cameron Miller and Salpointe fell just short of a state title in the loss to Shadow Mountain High. 

    At U of A basketball coach Sean Miller's weekly press conference, he took the time to chat about his son's amazing run with Salpointe High School to the state championship game.  Guard Cameron Miller and Salpointe fell just short of a state title in the loss to Shadow Mountain High. 

  • Senior Kadeem Allen hopes to go out as a winner during his last run with the Cats

    Senior Kadeem Allen hopes to go out as a winner during his last run with the Cats

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 8:07 AM EST2017-02-28 13:07:04 GMT

    Guard Kadeem Allen is the only senior on the University of Arizona basketball squad and hopes he can close out his career with a strong post-season run.  He was honored after the game against UCLA at a "Senior night" celebration. We have more, as-seen on KVOA News 4 Tucson right here. 

    Guard Kadeem Allen is the only senior on the University of Arizona basketball squad and hopes he can close out his career with a strong post-season run.  He was honored after the game against UCLA at a "Senior night" celebration. We have more, as-seen on KVOA News 4 Tucson right here. 

  • So. AZ cowgirls/cowboys who placed at Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo

    So. AZ cowgirls/cowboys who placed at Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 8:02 AM EST2017-02-28 13:02:10 GMT

    A number of Tucson-area cowgirls and cowboys take part in the Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Tucson rodeo every year.   Here's a list of those with Tucson-ties who placed: FIESTA DE LOS VAQUEROS TUCSON RODEO  Team roping champions:  1, Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz., and Cory Petska, Marana, Ariz., posted 12.7 seconds in 2 runs earning $7,196 each.  Tie-down roper Joseph Parsons, Marana, Ariz., finished 5th for the week with a 22.1 on two runs, collecting $2,999 f...

    A number of Tucson-area cowgirls and cowboys take part in the Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Tucson rodeo every year.   Here's a list of those with Tucson-ties who placed: FIESTA DE LOS VAQUEROS TUCSON RODEO  Team roping champions:  1, Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz., and Cory Petska, Marana, Ariz., posted 12.7 seconds in 2 runs earning $7,196 each.  Tie-down roper Joseph Parsons, Marana, Ariz., finished 5th for the week with a 22.1 on two runs, collecting $2,999 f...

  • Pima College Athletic Schedule For Week

    Pima College Athletic Schedule For Week

    Monday, February 27 2017 6:55 PM EST2017-02-27 23:55:03 GMT

    As provided by Pima Community College, here's the schedule for the week for sports on the West Campus: The basketball teams will host their final regular season games on Tuesday against Arizona Western College at the West Campus. Both teams will recognize their sophomores at halftime of their respected games. The women play at 5:30 p.m. and the men follow at 7:30 p.m. ATHLETIC EVENTS CALENDAR February 27 – March 5, 2017 “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligen...

    As provided by Pima Community College, here's the schedule for the week for sports on the West Campus: The basketball teams will host their final regular season games on Tuesday against Arizona Western College at the West Campus. Both teams will recognize their sophomores at halftime of their respected games. The women play at 5:30 p.m. and the men follow at 7:30 p.m. ATHLETIC EVENTS CALENDAR February 27 – March 5, 2017 “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligen...

  • Arizona football recruit to become first openly gay division 1 football player

    Arizona football recruit to become first openly gay division 1 football player

    Monday, February 27 2017 6:54 PM EST2017-02-27 23:54:06 GMT

    The Arizona Wildcats football program is about to be part of history. Three-star defensive end My-King Johnson, one of Arizona's top 2017 recruits, is openly gay.

    The Arizona Wildcats football program is about to be part of history. Three-star defensive end My-King Johnson, one of Arizona's top 2017 recruits, is openly gay.

  • Arizona baseball stays undefeated with 7-run rally in 7th inning

    Arizona baseball stays undefeated with 7-run rally in 7th inning

    Monday, February 27 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-02-27 12:00:32 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona Wildcats erased a deficit for the fourth straight game and topped McNeese State 12-5 Sunday afternoon to complete a four-game sweep of the Cowboys at Hi Corbett Field.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona Wildcats erased a deficit for the fourth straight game and topped McNeese State 12-5 Sunday afternoon to complete a four-game sweep of the Cowboys at Hi Corbett Field.

  • No. 5 UCLA takes down No. 4 Arizona at McKale Center

    No. 5 UCLA takes down No. 4 Arizona at McKale Center

    Sunday, February 26 2017 9:00 AM EST2017-02-26 14:00:12 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Thomas Welsh scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 5 UCLA dominated the offensive boards to beat No. 4 Arizona 77-72 in a Pac-12 showdown Saturday night.

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Thomas Welsh scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half and No. 5 UCLA dominated the offensive boards to beat No. 4 Arizona 77-72 in a Pac-12 showdown Saturday night.

  • UPDATE: Arizona names Dave Heeke Athletic Director

    UPDATE: Arizona names Dave Heeke Athletic Director

    Saturday, February 25 2017 7:19 PM EST2017-02-26 00:19:19 GMT

    The University of Arizona has officially named Heeke as Athletic Director,

    The University of Arizona has officially named Heeke as Athletic Director,

  • "ESPN College GameDay" broadcasting in Tucson for U of A vs. UCLA game (Saturday broadcast)

    "ESPN College GameDay" broadcasting in Tucson for U of A vs. UCLA game (Saturday broadcast)

    Saturday, February 25 2017 10:02 AM EST2017-02-25 15:02:05 GMT
    ESPN College GameDayESPN College GameDay

    College basketball's biggest show is coming to the Old Pueblo again as #4 Arizona is set to duke it out with #5 UCLA in a key Pac-12 showdown.  As explained by station officials, it's week 6 of ESPN College GameDay Covered by State Farm. The show will originate from the McKale Memorial Center, site of the Saturday Primetime presented by AT&T matchup between No. 4 Arizona vs. No. 5 UCLA (ESPN, 6:16 p.m.) on Saturday, Feb. 25. College GameDay airs at ...

    College basketball's biggest show is coming to the Old Pueblo again as #4 Arizona is set to duke it out with #5 UCLA in a key Pac-12 showdown.  As explained by station officials, it's week 6 of ESPN College GameDay Covered by State Farm. The show will originate from the McKale Memorial Center, site of the Saturday Primetime presented by AT&T matchup between No. 4 Arizona vs. No. 5 UCLA (ESPN, 6:16 p.m.) on Saturday, Feb. 25. College GameDay airs at ...

  • From MLS soccer, to Rodeo, to UCLA vs. UofA Showdown, it's an action-packed sports weekend for all

    From MLS soccer, to Rodeo, to UCLA vs. UofA Showdown, it's an action-packed sports weekend for all

    Friday, February 24 2017 10:59 PM EST2017-02-25 03:59:16 GMT
    When it comes to sports and entertainment, the last weekend of February is always action-packed here in Tucson.  There are lots of options for you and your family.   Here's a complete list of some fun "sporting things to do"! ESPN GAMEDAY IN TUCSON NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL Saturday #4 U of A hosts #5 UCLA Tipoff at 6:15 p.m. at McKale Center NCAA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Sunday U of A hosts USC Tipoff at 2 p.m at McKale Center Tucson Roadrunners ...
    When it comes to sports and entertainment, the last weekend of February is always action-packed here in Tucson.  There are lots of options for you and your family.   Here's a complete list of some fun "sporting things to do"! ESPN GAMEDAY IN TUCSON NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL Saturday #4 U of A hosts #5 UCLA Tipoff at 6:15 p.m. at McKale Center NCAA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Sunday U of A hosts USC Tipoff at 2 p.m at McKale Center Tucson Roadrunners ...
  • #4 Zona comes back from 9 down to beat USC in Hoops; Sets up showdown with #5 UCLA on Saturday

    #4 Zona comes back from 9 down to beat USC in Hoops; Sets up showdown with #5 UCLA on Saturday

    Friday, February 24 2017 10:02 AM EST2017-02-24 15:02:07 GMT

    You couldn't blame the 4th ranked Arizona Wildcats if they were looking ahead to Saturday's mega showdown against 5th ranked UCLA.  However, Coach Sean Miller and the Cats avoided that by taking a commanding lead in the second half against USC and cruising to the 13-point victory. Here's more from the Associated Press: ------------ Allonzo Trier scored a season-high 25 points, including four 3-pointers, and No. 4 Arizona beat USC 90-77 on Thursday night to stay alone atop the ...

    You couldn't blame the 4th ranked Arizona Wildcats if they were looking ahead to Saturday's mega showdown against 5th ranked UCLA.  However, Coach Sean Miller and the Cats avoided that by taking a commanding lead in the second half against USC and cruising to the 13-point victory. Here's more from the Associated Press: ------------ Allonzo Trier scored a season-high 25 points, including four 3-pointers, and No. 4 Arizona beat USC 90-77 on Thursday night to stay alone atop the ...

  • Arizona Baseball team hopes to stay unbeaten in weekend home stand

    Arizona Baseball team hopes to stay unbeaten in weekend home stand

    Friday, February 24 2017 10:02 AM EST2017-02-24 15:02:06 GMT

    Coach Jay Johnson and the U of A baseball team are hoping to keep their undefeated streak alive in a weekend homestand against McNeese State.  It all begins on Friday. Here's more from Arizona's Athletic staff: --------- Leading Off... •  Arizona and McNeese State will meet for the first time ever this weekend in a four-game series at Hi Corbett. The teams will play a pair of night games and a pair of day games. •  Senior left-hander JC Cloney will start ...

    Coach Jay Johnson and the U of A baseball team are hoping to keep their undefeated streak alive in a weekend homestand against McNeese State.  It all begins on Friday. Here's more from Arizona's Athletic staff: --------- Leading Off... •  Arizona and McNeese State will meet for the first time ever this weekend in a four-game series at Hi Corbett. The teams will play a pair of night games and a pair of day games. •  Senior left-hander JC Cloney will start ...

  • U of A softball moves to 13-0 after wins over Louisville & BYU in Palm Springs

    U of A softball moves to 13-0 after wins over Louisville & BYU in Palm Springs

    Friday, February 24 2017 9:04 AM EST2017-02-24 14:04:09 GMT

    Coach Candrea and the Arizona Wildcat softball team has stayed unbeaten after -day 1- in Palm Springs.   The Cats are now 15-0. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: Danielle O'Toole pitched 10 scoreless innings, Mo Mercado went 4-for-4 with four RBI and Arizona swept day 1 of the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic on Thursday morning. Ninth-ranked Arizona (13-0) defeated Louisville 5-3 in the early game before run-ruling 23rd-ranked BYU 9-0 in six innings. Game 1: #9 Arizona 5, ...

    Coach Candrea and the Arizona Wildcat softball team has stayed unbeaten after -day 1- in Palm Springs.   The Cats are now 15-0. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: Danielle O'Toole pitched 10 scoreless innings, Mo Mercado went 4-for-4 with four RBI and Arizona swept day 1 of the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic on Thursday morning. Ninth-ranked Arizona (13-0) defeated Louisville 5-3 in the early game before run-ruling 23rd-ranked BYU 9-0 in six innings. Game 1: #9 Arizona 5, ...

  • Last MLS games in Tucson headline weekend of soccer fun at Kino Sports Complex

    Last MLS games in Tucson headline weekend of soccer fun at Kino Sports Complex

    Friday, February 24 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-02-24 13:00:26 GMT

    Don't forget, Major League soccer pre-season comes to an end this weekend here in Tucson at the Kino Sports Complex!  The championship game of the Desert Diamond Cup will go down at 6 p.m. (featuring the Houston Dynamo vs. Colorado Rapids).  Earlier games include: New England Revolution vs New York Red Bulls, 1 p.m. Sporting Kansas City vs New York City FC, 3:30 p.m. Here's more from the FC Tucson communications staff: ------- For the sixth consecutive year, the Desert ...

    Don't forget, Major League soccer pre-season comes to an end this weekend here in Tucson at the Kino Sports Complex!  The championship game of the Desert Diamond Cup will go down at 6 p.m. (featuring the Houston Dynamo vs. Colorado Rapids).  Earlier games include: New England Revolution vs New York Red Bulls, 1 p.m. Sporting Kansas City vs New York City FC, 3:30 p.m. Here's more from the FC Tucson communications staff: ------- For the sixth consecutive year, the Desert ...

  • Kobi Simmons Talks About Cats' Matchup With USC Tonight & ESPN Gameday In Tucson

    Kobi Simmons Talks About Cats' Matchup With USC Tonight & ESPN Gameday In Tucson

    Thursday, February 23 2017 7:39 PM EST2017-02-24 00:39:46 GMT

    4th ranked Arizona is knows it cannot overlook an upstate USC squad at McKale Center on Thursday.  On Saturday, #5 UCLA matches up against the Cats' in a showdown being hosted by ESPN Gameday.   

    4th ranked Arizona is knows it cannot overlook an upstate USC squad at McKale Center on Thursday.  On Saturday, #5 UCLA matches up against the Cats' in a showdown being hosted by ESPN Gameday.   

  • U of A Women hoops host #15 Friday at McKale Center

    U of A Women hoops host #15 Friday at McKale Center

    Thursday, February 23 2017 7:35 PM EST2017-02-24 00:35:49 GMT

    The 4th ranked U of A basketball team isn't the only hoops squad hosting the LA schools this weekend. Coach Adia Barnes and the Arizona Women's basketball team takes on #15 UCLA this Friday at McKale Center. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: It’s the last week of the regular season for Arizona, and this weekend, the Wildcats welcome the L.A. schools. First up is No. 15 UCLA on Friday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. MST on the Pac-12 Networks. On the Bruins The 15th-ranked UCLA Bruins ...

    The 4th ranked U of A basketball team isn't the only hoops squad hosting the LA schools this weekend. Coach Adia Barnes and the Arizona Women's basketball team takes on #15 UCLA this Friday at McKale Center. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: It’s the last week of the regular season for Arizona, and this weekend, the Wildcats welcome the L.A. schools. First up is No. 15 UCLA on Friday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. MST on the Pac-12 Networks. On the Bruins The 15th-ranked UCLA Bruins ...

  • #6 Oregon wins on last-second shot in dramatic comeback vs. Cal

    #6 Oregon wins on last-second shot in dramatic comeback vs. Cal

    Thursday, February 23 2017 4:17 PM EST2017-02-23 21:17:53 GMT

    Dillon Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds to play to cap a comeback from 16 points down and No. 6 Oregon beat California 68-65 on Wednesday night to keep its hopes alive for a Pac-12 title.      The Ducks (25-4, 14-2) trailed by 16 points early in the second half and were down 10 with just over 4 minutes left before rallying for the win that moved them a half-game behind Arizona for first place in the conference. Oregon holds the 

    Dillon Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds to play to cap a comeback from 16 points down and No. 6 Oregon beat California 68-65 on Wednesday night to keep its hopes alive for a Pac-12 title.      The Ducks (25-4, 14-2) trailed by 16 points early in the second half and were down 10 with just over 4 minutes left before rallying for the win that moved them a half-game behind Arizona for first place in the conference. Oregon holds the 

  • 6 MLS teams thrill fans at FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup Game; Wednesday Highlights & Scores

    6 MLS teams thrill fans at FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup Game; Wednesday Highlights & Scores

    Thursday, February 23 2017 8:06 AM EST2017-02-23 13:06:06 GMT
    Photo: FC TucsonPhoto: FC Tucson

    It was another action-packed Wednesday at Tucson's Kino Sports complex as 6 Major League Soccer Squads went head-to-head in the FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup.  We have complete highlights on News 4 Tucson.   For now, here are final scores from Wednesday, February 22, 2017: New York Red Bulls  2      Houston Dynamo  2 New England Revolution   6  Sporting Kansas City  2 Colorado Rapids   2  New York City FC  1 Don't for...

    It was another action-packed Wednesday at Tucson's Kino Sports complex as 6 Major League Soccer Squads went head-to-head in the FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup.  We have complete highlights on News 4 Tucson.   For now, here are final scores from Wednesday, February 22, 2017: New York Red Bulls  2      Houston Dynamo  2 New England Revolution   6  Sporting Kansas City  2 Colorado Rapids   2  New York City FC  1 Don't for...

  • Amphi High Teen Competing As Pro Bull Rider At Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo Parade This Weekend

    Amphi High Teen Competing As Pro Bull Rider At Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo Parade This Weekend

    Thursday, February 23 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-02-23 13:00:28 GMT

    Amphi High School teen Tyler McVay is not your avearge senior in Tucson --he's a Pro Bull Rider.   This weekend he'll get the chance to perform at the Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo in front of a hometown crowd.  McVay is ranked #3 in the region, and #42 in the world, and in his pro debut, he took home an improbable victory at the "Sandhills Sotck Show Rodeo" in Odessa, Texas.   

    Amphi High School teen Tyler McVay is not your avearge senior in Tucson --he's a Pro Bull Rider.   This weekend he'll get the chance to perform at the Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo in front of a hometown crowd.  McVay is ranked #3 in the region, and #42 in the world, and in his pro debut, he took home an improbable victory at the "Sandhills Sotck Show Rodeo" in Odessa, Texas.   

  • U of A Baseball Freshman named Pac-12 Player Of The Week

    U of A Baseball Freshman named Pac-12 Player Of The Week

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 9:00 AM EST2017-02-22 14:00:16 GMT

    Don't look now, but Coach Jay Johnson and the University of Arizona Baseball team are undefeated this young season.  Also, a newcomer to the 2017 team was just named Pac-12 Player of the Week.  Here's more from Arizona.athletics.com : Freshman Nick Quintana was named Pac-12 Conference Player of the Week after going 7 for 11 in his first three games as a Wildcat, the league announced Tuesday.   Quintana went 7 for 11 with four doubles, six RBI, five runs scored, four wa...

    Don't look now, but Coach Jay Johnson and the University of Arizona Baseball team are undefeated this young season.  Also, a newcomer to the 2017 team was just named Pac-12 Player of the Week.  Here's more from Arizona.athletics.com : Freshman Nick Quintana was named Pac-12 Conference Player of the Week after going 7 for 11 in his first three games as a Wildcat, the league announced Tuesday.   Quintana went 7 for 11 with four doubles, six RBI, five runs scored, four wa...

  • Sabino High's Boys Basketball Loses In State Quarterfinals

    Sabino High's Boys Basketball Loses In State Quarterfinals

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 8:01 AM EST2017-02-22 13:01:09 GMT

    The amazing run of Coach Mary Roth and the Sabino High School boys basketball team has come to an end.  In a Tuesday afternoon showdown in the state "Elite 8", Sabino lost to Ganado High School 54-50.  The state quarterfinals matchup took place in Prescott, Arizona. 

    The amazing run of Coach Mary Roth and the Sabino High School boys basketball team has come to an end.  In a Tuesday afternoon showdown in the state "Elite 8", Sabino lost to Ganado High School 54-50.  The state quarterfinals matchup took place in Prescott, Arizona. 

  • Former UA standout Luke Walton Has New Boss As LA Lakers Name Magic Johnson GM

    Former UA standout Luke Walton Has New Boss As LA Lakers Name Magic Johnson GM

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-02-22 13:00:27 GMT

    Former Arizona Wildcat and current Los Angeles Laker head coach Luke Walton has a new boss to report to. Laker legend Magic Johnson is now the General Manager of the storied franchise! Owner Jeanie Buss has fired Mitch Kupchak (former GM) and her brother Jim Buss as Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations to make way for Magic Johnson The Young Lakers have just 19 wins and 39 losses this season.  Luke Walton, who was an assistant coach under another former U of A stan...

    Former Arizona Wildcat and current Los Angeles Laker head coach Luke Walton has a new boss to report to. Laker legend Magic Johnson is now the General Manager of the storied franchise! Owner Jeanie Buss has fired Mitch Kupchak (former GM) and her brother Jim Buss as Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations to make way for Magic Johnson The Young Lakers have just 19 wins and 39 losses this season.  Luke Walton, who was an assistant coach under another former U of A stan...

  • Unbeaten UA softball team heads to Palm Springs with target on its back

    Unbeaten UA softball team heads to Palm Springs with target on its back

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 11:01 PM EST2017-02-22 04:01:08 GMT
    Coach Mike Candrea and the Arizona Wildcat softball team are 11-0 this young season and have established themselves as one of the best teams in the nation.  The veteran group of softball stars will have a big target on their back as they head to Southern California for a big tournament.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: THIS WEEK: After an 11-0 start in two home tournaments, the ninth-ranked Wildcats are set to hit the road for the first time in 2017. The Wildcats head t...
    Coach Mike Candrea and the Arizona Wildcat softball team are 11-0 this young season and have established themselves as one of the best teams in the nation.  The veteran group of softball stars will have a big target on their back as they head to Southern California for a big tournament.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: THIS WEEK: After an 11-0 start in two home tournaments, the ninth-ranked Wildcats are set to hit the road for the first time in 2017. The Wildcats head t...
  • Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo (& parade) expect thousands this week

    Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo (& parade) expect thousands this week

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 6:15 PM EST2017-02-21 23:15:59 GMT
    Photo: Jessica LeonardPhoto: Jessica Leonard
    The Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo continues this week. Here's an official schedule of upcoming events released from the Rodeo communications staff: 92nd ANNUAL LA FIESTA DE LOS VAQUEROS >Wednesday, Feb. 22, no events. >Thursday, Feb. 23, Tucson Rodeo Parade 9 a.m. >Thursday, Feb. 23, Third Tucson Rodeo-Gates open 11 a.m., Kids' Rodeo 12:30 p.m. Pro Rodeo 2 p.m. >Friday, Feb. 24, Fourth Tucson Rodeo - Gates open 11 a.m., Kids' ...
    The Fiesta de los Vaqueros Tucson Rodeo continues this week. Here's an official schedule of upcoming events released from the Rodeo communications staff: 92nd ANNUAL LA FIESTA DE LOS VAQUEROS >Wednesday, Feb. 22, no events. >Thursday, Feb. 23, Tucson Rodeo Parade 9 a.m. >Thursday, Feb. 23, Third Tucson Rodeo-Gates open 11 a.m., Kids' Rodeo 12:30 p.m. Pro Rodeo 2 p.m. >Friday, Feb. 24, Fourth Tucson Rodeo - Gates open 11 a.m., Kids' ...
  • Former Cienega High standout named conference player of week with Pima College

    Former Cienega High standout named conference player of week with Pima College

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-02-21 23:10:22 GMT
    A former Cienega High School standout is making a name for herself at the next level. Here's more from the Pima Community College Athletic Staff: Pima Community College women’s basketball player Denesia Smith (Cienega HS) was selected ACCAC Division II Player of the Week on Tuesday for the week of Feb. 13-19. Smith, a sophomore, averaged 21 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals as the Aztecs went 1-1 last week. They fell in overtime against Cochise College (Divis...
    A former Cienega High School standout is making a name for herself at the next level. Here's more from the Pima Community College Athletic Staff: Pima Community College women’s basketball player Denesia Smith (Cienega HS) was selected ACCAC Division II Player of the Week on Tuesday for the week of Feb. 13-19. Smith, a sophomore, averaged 21 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals as the Aztecs went 1-1 last week. They fell in overtime against Cochise College (Divis...
  • Arizona baseball wins on walk-off hit by pitch

    Arizona baseball wins on walk-off hit by pitch

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-02-21 12:00:24 GMT

    Tucson, Ariz. – Alfonso Rivas tied it and classmate Cesar Salazar won it for Arizona on Monday as the Wildcats topped Eastern Kentucky 9-8 in front of 1,895 fans at Hi Corbett Field on a walk-off hit by pitch in the ninth inning.

    Tucson, Ariz. – Alfonso Rivas tied it and classmate Cesar Salazar won it for Arizona on Monday as the Wildcats topped Eastern Kentucky 9-8 in front of 1,895 fans at Hi Corbett Field on a walk-off hit by pitch in the ninth inning.

  • Arizona softball sweeps Wildcat Invitational

    Arizona softball sweeps Wildcat Invitational

    Monday, February 20 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-02-20 12:00:26 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Dejah Mulipola celebrated her 19th birthday in style on Sunday afternoon at Hillenbrand Stadium, helping the Wildcats sweep a doubleheader against North Dakota State and Boston College and finish a perfect 6-0 at the Wildcat Invitational.

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Dejah Mulipola celebrated her 19th birthday in style on Sunday afternoon at Hillenbrand Stadium, helping the Wildcats sweep a doubleheader against North Dakota State and Boston College and finish a perfect 6-0 at the Wildcat Invitational.

  • Arizona baseball explodes for 18 runs in series-clinching win

    Arizona baseball explodes for 18 runs in series-clinching win

    Monday, February 20 2017 1:34 AM EST2017-02-20 06:34:17 GMT
    Courtesy: Arizona AthleticsCourtesy: Arizona Athletics

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Freshman Cameron Cannon had four hits and Alfonso Rivas and Jared Oliva each added three as Arizona topped Eastern Kentucky 18-4 Sunday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Freshman Cameron Cannon had four hits and Alfonso Rivas and Jared Oliva each added three as Arizona topped Eastern Kentucky 18-4 Sunday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field.

  • Depleted Wildcats hold off Huskies in Seattle

    Depleted Wildcats hold off Huskies in Seattle

    Sunday, February 19 2017 9:00 AM EST2017-02-19 14:00:10 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - Lauri Markkanen had 26 points and 13 rebounds, Allonzo Trier scored 21 points and No. 5 Arizona held off a challenge from Washington for a 76-68 victory on Saturday night.

    SEATTLE (AP) - Lauri Markkanen had 26 points and 13 rebounds, Allonzo Trier scored 21 points and No. 5 Arizona held off a challenge from Washington for a 76-68 victory on Saturday night.

  • Arizona women upset ASU at McKale

    Arizona women upset ASU at McKale

    Saturday, February 18 2017 1:12 AM EST2017-02-18 06:12:23 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona Wildcats (13-13, 4-11 Pac-12) hung on to defeat rival Arizona State (16-10, 7-8 Pac-12) on Friday night in McKale Center by a score of 62-58.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona Wildcats (13-13, 4-11 Pac-12) hung on to defeat rival Arizona State (16-10, 7-8 Pac-12) on Friday night in McKale Center by a score of 62-58.

  • Bullets to Baskets: The Story of Majok Deng

    Bullets to Baskets: The Story of Majok Deng

    Friday, February 17 2017 2:40 AM EST2017-02-17 07:40:42 GMT

    The story of Salpointe Catholic star basketball player Majok Deng, who escaped a civil war in South Sudan to become the best basketball prospect out of Tucson in a generation.

    The story of Salpointe Catholic star basketball player Majok Deng, who escaped a civil war in South Sudan to become the best basketball prospect out of Tucson in a generation.

  • Tucson-area boys high schools do well in playoffs vs. Phoenix competition; Complete Highlights

    Tucson-area boys high schools do well in playoffs vs. Phoenix competition; Complete Highlights

    Thursday, February 16 2017 8:06 AM EST2017-02-16 13:06:07 GMT

    The high school playoffs continue and Tucson-area boys basketball teams did pretty well on Wednesday night against Phoenix-area competition.   Cienega, Salpointe, Catalina Foothills, Empire, Buena, Sabino and Sahuaro all walked away with post-season victories. Here's complete scores with Tucson teams from Wednesday competition: CIENEGA  70  PARADISE VALLEY  53 SALPOINTE  61  SCOTTSDALE SAGUARO  55 MOUNTAIN VIEW  50  BUENA  61 EMPIRE ...

    The high school playoffs continue and Tucson-area boys basketball teams did pretty well on Wednesday night against Phoenix-area competition.   Cienega, Salpointe, Catalina Foothills, Empire, Buena, Sabino and Sahuaro all walked away with post-season victories. Here's complete scores with Tucson teams from Wednesday competition: CIENEGA  70  PARADISE VALLEY  53 SALPOINTE  61  SCOTTSDALE SAGUARO  55 MOUNTAIN VIEW  50  BUENA  61 EMPIRE ...

  • U of A Golf Team Tees Off In Luhue, Hawaii

    U of A Golf Team Tees Off In Luhue, Hawaii

    Thursday, February 16 2017 8:01 AM EST2017-02-16 13:01:09 GMT

    The University of Arizona Mens' golf team has been making a name for itself at a number of national tournaments.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics on the Wildcats performance on Wednesday in Hawaii: On Wednesday, Feb. 15th, the Arizona men's golf team competed in the opening round of the John Burns Intercollegiate in Luhue, Hawaii. The Cats end day one of the competition in a tie for seventh place with a score of 290 (+2). “Today was close to a good round for the...

    The University of Arizona Mens' golf team has been making a name for itself at a number of national tournaments.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics on the Wildcats performance on Wednesday in Hawaii: On Wednesday, Feb. 15th, the Arizona men's golf team competed in the opening round of the John Burns Intercollegiate in Luhue, Hawaii. The Cats end day one of the competition in a tie for seventh place with a score of 290 (+2). “Today was close to a good round for the...

  • University of Arizona Ice Hockey Team Set To Battle It Out With ASU On Friday At TCC

    University of Arizona Ice Hockey Team Set To Battle It Out With ASU On Friday At TCC

    Thursday, February 16 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-02-16 13:00:26 GMT

    Despite the Tucson Roadrunners pro hockey team on the road, the Tucson Convention Center will still be hopping this weekend as the U of A Ice Hockey team dukes it out with heated rival Arizona State.  Here's more from the U of A hockey communications st The University of Arizona hockey team (16-14-2) will return home to take on No. 9 Arizona State (22-9) in a pivotal two-game series Friday February 17, and Saturday, February 18 at the Tucson Arena. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. ea...

    Despite the Tucson Roadrunners pro hockey team on the road, the Tucson Convention Center will still be hopping this weekend as the U of A Ice Hockey team dukes it out with heated rival Arizona State.  Here's more from the U of A hockey communications st The University of Arizona hockey team (16-14-2) will return home to take on No. 9 Arizona State (22-9) in a pivotal two-game series Friday February 17, and Saturday, February 18 at the Tucson Arena. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. ea...

  • Sean Miller Talks About Importance Of Winning at Washington State tonight

    Sean Miller Talks About Importance Of Winning at Washington State tonight

    Thursday, February 16 2017 3:00 AM EST2017-02-16 08:00:05 GMT

    The fifth ranked Arizona Wildcat basketball team is in Pullman, Washington gearing up for Thursday's Pac-12 showdown against the Cougars.  The Wildcats ar 23-3 and 12-1 in Pac-12 play, while Washington State is 11-13 overall and 4-9 in Pac-12 play.  Coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats realize they cannot overlook either Washington State (or the Washington Huskies) if they hope to win a Pac-12 title and challenge for a 2-seed (or even 1-seed) in the NCAA tournament. 

    The fifth ranked Arizona Wildcat basketball team is in Pullman, Washington gearing up for Thursday's Pac-12 showdown against the Cougars.  The Wildcats ar 23-3 and 12-1 in Pac-12 play, while Washington State is 11-13 overall and 4-9 in Pac-12 play.  Coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats realize they cannot overlook either Washington State (or the Washington Huskies) if they hope to win a Pac-12 title and challenge for a 2-seed (or even 1-seed) in the NCAA tournament. 

  • Scores & Highlights For Girls High School Hoops Playoffs

    Scores & Highlights For Girls High School Hoops Playoffs

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 11:00 PM EST2017-02-16 04:00:19 GMT

    Southern Arizona basketball powers such as Tucson High, Ironwood Ridge, Pueblo, Cienega, Marana and Tanque Verde all walked away with victories in the playoffs. Here are complete scores from Tuesday's games: GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: CLASS 6A PERRY  21  TUCSON  50 GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: CLASS 5A MOUNTAIN VIEW  31  MESQUITE  93 IRONWOOD RIDGE  52  MARICOPA  46 BETTY H. FAIRFAX  43  MARANA  48 SAHUARO  46  DE...

    Southern Arizona basketball powers such as Tucson High, Ironwood Ridge, Pueblo, Cienega, Marana and Tanque Verde all walked away with victories in the playoffs. Here are complete scores from Tuesday's games: GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: CLASS 6A PERRY  21  TUCSON  50 GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: CLASS 5A MOUNTAIN VIEW  31  MESQUITE  93 IRONWOOD RIDGE  52  MARICOPA  46 BETTY H. FAIRFAX  43  MARANA  48 SAHUARO  46  DE...

  • MUST WATCH: Arizona baseball spoofs "Major League"

    MUST WATCH: Arizona baseball spoofs "Major League"

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 10:29 AM EST2017-02-15 15:29:15 GMT

    TUCSON - Before Hi Corbett became home to Arizona Baseball, it was the spring training home of the Cleveland Indians and back drop of the hit movie "Major League".

    TUCSON - Before Hi Corbett became home to Arizona Baseball, it was the spring training home of the Cleveland Indians and back drop of the hit movie "Major League".

  • MLS teams suit up this Saturday at FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup at Kino Sports Complex

    MLS teams suit up this Saturday at FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup at Kino Sports Complex

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 8:03 AM EST2017-02-15 13:03:05 GMT
    Photo: FC TucsonPhoto: FC Tucson

    Major League Soccer's "Spring Training" continues in Tucson as six pro teams are set to take the field again at the Kino Sports Complex . Here's more from the FC Tucson website: Feb. 18: Desert Diamond Cup Rd. 1 February 11, 2017 The 2017 Desert Diamond Cup kicks off February 18th at Kino North Stadium where we’ll welcome back some familiar faces as well as a newcomer. The New England Revolution will look to defend their 2016 Desert Diamond Cup as they return to...

    Major League Soccer's "Spring Training" continues in Tucson as six pro teams are set to take the field again at the Kino Sports Complex . Here's more from the FC Tucson website: Feb. 18: Desert Diamond Cup Rd. 1 February 11, 2017 The 2017 Desert Diamond Cup kicks off February 18th at Kino North Stadium where we’ll welcome back some familiar faces as well as a newcomer. The New England Revolution will look to defend their 2016 Desert Diamond Cup as they return to...

  • U of A Softball's Katiyana Mauga Named Pac-12 Player of the Week

    U of A Softball's Katiyana Mauga Named Pac-12 Player of the Week

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 8:02 AM EST2017-02-15 13:02:14 GMT
    Arizona outfielder Katiyana MaugaArizona outfielder Katiyana Mauga

    Written By: Kyana Robles Senior third baseman Katiyana Mauga was named Pac-12 Player of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday. With a slugging percentage of 1.357 and a total of 8 RBI’s, Mauga helped the Wildcats to a 5-0 shut out at the Hillenbrand Invitational. Mauga hit four home runs in Arizona’s five games this weekend. Mauga’s homers add up to 71 in her career, making her the sixth player in Arizona history, ninth in Pac-12 history and 22n...

    Written By: Kyana Robles Senior third baseman Katiyana Mauga was named Pac-12 Player of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday. With a slugging percentage of 1.357 and a total of 8 RBI’s, Mauga helped the Wildcats to a 5-0 shut out at the Hillenbrand Invitational. Mauga hit four home runs in Arizona’s five games this weekend. Mauga’s homers add up to 71 in her career, making her the sixth player in Arizona history, ninth in Pac-12 history and 22n...

  • Mountain View & Sunnyside Head List Of State Champs In Wrestling

    Mountain View & Sunnyside Head List Of State Champs In Wrestling

    Monday, February 13 2017 11:15 PM EST2017-02-14 04:15:43 GMT
    Congratulations to the Mountain View Wrestling Team For Winning It's First State Championship!  Sunnyside, who has the most wrestling state championships in Arizona history, finished at the 6A state runner up.   Here's a list of all of the Tucson-area wrestlers who won individual state championships.   TUCSON-AREA INDIVIDUAL STATE CHAMPS (WRESTLING) 120 lbs: Mountain View's Jayce Cunha (28-4) 132 lbs: Mountain View's Marcus Castillo (38-2) 220 lbs: Cienega's Skyler Cav...
    Congratulations to the Mountain View Wrestling Team For Winning It's First State Championship!  Sunnyside, who has the most wrestling state championships in Arizona history, finished at the 6A state runner up.   Here's a list of all of the Tucson-area wrestlers who won individual state championships.   TUCSON-AREA INDIVIDUAL STATE CHAMPS (WRESTLING) 120 lbs: Mountain View's Jayce Cunha (28-4) 132 lbs: Mountain View's Marcus Castillo (38-2) 220 lbs: Cienega's Skyler Cav...
  • High School Basketball Playoffs Begin On Tuesday & Wednesday (complete schedule of Tucson-area teams)

    High School Basketball Playoffs Begin On Tuesday & Wednesday (complete schedule of Tucson-area teams)

    Monday, February 13 2017 11:10 PM EST2017-02-14 04:10:45 GMT
    GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: CLASS 6A #12 Perry @ #5 Tucson High - Tuesday - 6:30 CLASS 5A #16 Mountain View @ #1 Mesquite - Tuesday - 6:30 #9 Ironwood Ridge @ #8 Maricopa - Tuesday - 6:30 #12 Betty H. Fairfax @ #5 Marana - Tuesday - 6:30 #11 Sahuaro @ #6 Desert Edge - Tuesday - 6:30 #10 Ironwood @ #7 Cienega - Tuesday - 6:30 CLASS 4A #9 Canyon Del Oro @ #8 Thunderbird - Tuesday - 6:30 #12 Moon Valley @ #5 Pueblo - Tuesday - 6:30 #15 Rio Rico @ #2 Seton Catholic Prep - Tuesday - 6:3...
    GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: CLASS 6A #12 Perry @ #5 Tucson High - Tuesday - 6:30 CLASS 5A #16 Mountain View @ #1 Mesquite - Tuesday - 6:30 #9 Ironwood Ridge @ #8 Maricopa - Tuesday - 6:30 #12 Betty H. Fairfax @ #5 Marana - Tuesday - 6:30 #11 Sahuaro @ #6 Desert Edge - Tuesday - 6:30 #10 Ironwood @ #7 Cienega - Tuesday - 6:30 CLASS 4A #9 Canyon Del Oro @ #8 Thunderbird - Tuesday - 6:30 #12 Moon Valley @ #5 Pueblo - Tuesday - 6:30 #15 Rio Rico @ #2 Seton Catholic Prep - Tuesday - 6:3...
  • Tucson Rodeo begins this Saturday; Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Parade To Follow

    Tucson Rodeo begins this Saturday; Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Parade To Follow

    Monday, February 13 2017 11:04 PM EST2017-02-14 04:04:37 GMT

    The Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Rodeo Parade is just around the corner, while the competition itself begins this Saturday. Here's more from the Tucson Rodeo Staff: DATES & TIMES:      >Saturday, Feb. 18, First Tucson Rodeo - Gates open 11 a.m., Kids' Rodeo* 12:30 p.m. Pro Rodeo 2 p.m.  Special event: Canon Photography Workshop, 10 a.m. (reservations only, see tucsonrodeo.com). >Sunday, Feb. 19, Second Tucson Rodeo - Gates open 11 a.m., Kids' Rodeo...

    The Fiesta De Los Vaqueros Rodeo Parade is just around the corner, while the competition itself begins this Saturday. Here's more from the Tucson Rodeo Staff: DATES & TIMES:      >Saturday, Feb. 18, First Tucson Rodeo - Gates open 11 a.m., Kids' Rodeo* 12:30 p.m. Pro Rodeo 2 p.m.  Special event: Canon Photography Workshop, 10 a.m. (reservations only, see tucsonrodeo.com). >Sunday, Feb. 19, Second Tucson Rodeo - Gates open 11 a.m., Kids' Rodeo...

  • Horse Racing In Tucson Has Record-Setting Day At Rillito

    Horse Racing In Tucson Has Record-Setting Day At Rillito

    Monday, February 13 2017 11:03 PM EST2017-02-14 04:03:22 GMT

    Horse-racing season continues strong in Tucson at the Rillito Park Race Track and continues this weekend.  Here's more from officials representing the historic race track on the weekend's record-setting turnout.  Opening day of the 2017 Winter Meet at Rillito Park Race Track in Tucson set record-breaking numbers Saturday, February 11, 2017. An estimate of over 5000 people participated in opening day activities and the handle was the largest in the track's history. Guests wa...

    Horse-racing season continues strong in Tucson at the Rillito Park Race Track and continues this weekend.  Here's more from officials representing the historic race track on the weekend's record-setting turnout.  Opening day of the 2017 Winter Meet at Rillito Park Race Track in Tucson set record-breaking numbers Saturday, February 11, 2017. An estimate of over 5000 people participated in opening day activities and the handle was the largest in the track's history. Guests wa...

  • Arizona back in AP Top 5

    Arizona back in AP Top 5

    Monday, February 13 2017 6:15 PM EST2017-02-13 23:15:44 GMT
    The Arizona Wildcats basketball team moved up four spots to reclaim their top 5 ranking, after dropping to #9 in last week's AP Poll. Arizona beat Stanford and potential-NCAA tournament team Cal this past week. #5 Oregon lost to #10 UCLA, and those teams check in directly behind the Wildcats. UCLA is #6, Oregon is #7. The Wildcats face Washington State and Washington on the road for the Northwest swing. #1 Gonzaga, #2 Villanova, #3 Kansas and #4 Baylor are ahead of the Wildcats (23...
    The Arizona Wildcats basketball team moved up four spots to reclaim their top 5 ranking, after dropping to #9 in last week's AP Poll. Arizona beat Stanford and potential-NCAA tournament team Cal this past week. #5 Oregon lost to #10 UCLA, and those teams check in directly behind the Wildcats. UCLA is #6, Oregon is #7. The Wildcats face Washington State and Washington on the road for the Northwest swing. #1 Gonzaga, #2 Villanova, #3 Kansas and #4 Baylor are ahead of the Wildcats (23...
  • Mercado and Mauga lead Softball Cats to run-rule win

    Mercado and Mauga lead Softball Cats to run-rule win

    Monday, February 13 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-02-13 12:00:25 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Tenth-ranked Arizona softball completed its undefeated weekend at the Hillenbrand Invitational on Sunday, run-ruling Tulsa 10-2 in six innings to finish the first weekend of the 2017 season 5-0.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Tenth-ranked Arizona softball completed its undefeated weekend at the Hillenbrand Invitational on Sunday, run-ruling Tulsa 10-2 in six innings to finish the first weekend of the 2017 season 5-0.

  • Jones leads Wildcat women to win over Washington State

    Jones leads Wildcat women to win over Washington State

    Monday, February 13 2017 1:19 AM EST2017-02-13 06:19:39 GMT

    PULLMAN, Wash. – The Arizona Wildcats (12-13, 3-11 Pac-12) erased a 12-point first-quarter deficit as they defeated the Washington State Cougars (10-15, 5-9 Pac-12) by a score of 70-62 in Pullman on Sunday afternoon.

    PULLMAN, Wash. – The Arizona Wildcats (12-13, 3-11 Pac-12) erased a 12-point first-quarter deficit as they defeated the Washington State Cougars (10-15, 5-9 Pac-12) by a score of 70-62 in Pullman on Sunday afternoon.

  • Arizona beats two at Hillenbrand Invitational

    Arizona beats two at Hillenbrand Invitational

    Sunday, February 12 2017 9:00 AM EST2017-02-12 14:00:13 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Katiyana Mauga hit two home runs Saturday to lead Arizona to a pair of wins over No. 21 Baylor and Northwestern in Hillenbrand Invitational play.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Katiyana Mauga hit two home runs Saturday to lead Arizona to a pair of wins over No. 21 Baylor and Northwestern in Hillenbrand Invitational play.

  • Arizona beats Cal at home despite off night from stars

    Arizona beats Cal at home despite off night from stars

    Sunday, February 12 2017 12:59 AM EST2017-02-12 05:59:29 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Kobi Simmons scored 13 points, Dusan Ristic added 12 and No. 9 Arizona stretched its home winning streak to 20 games with a 62-57 victory over California on Saturday night.

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Kobi Simmons scored 13 points, Dusan Ristic added 12 and No. 9 Arizona stretched its home winning streak to 20 games with a 62-57 victory over California on Saturday night.

  • Salpointe Catholic girls win 4A soccer state title

    Salpointe Catholic girls win 4A soccer state title

    Saturday, February 11 2017 8:18 PM EST2017-02-12 01:18:44 GMT
    The Salpointe Catholic girls beat Thunderbird 4-0 to win the Class 4A state championship. Kalista Kakou scored and assisted on a goal to help with the Lancers' effort. The Salpointe Catholic boys lost 4-3 to Coronado in the finals game. The game went to penalty kicks, where Coronado won 5-3.
    The Salpointe Catholic girls beat Thunderbird 4-0 to win the Class 4A state championship. Kalista Kakou scored and assisted on a goal to help with the Lancers' effort. The Salpointe Catholic boys lost 4-3 to Coronado in the finals game. The game went to penalty kicks, where Coronado won 5-3.
  • High School Post Season: Sunnyside Loses to Mesa High while Sahuaro beat Queen Creek in "Play-in-game"

    High School Post Season: Sunnyside Loses to Mesa High while Sahuaro beat Queen Creek in "Play-in-game"

    Saturday, February 11 2017 12:13 AM EST2017-02-11 05:13:06 GMT
    Sunnyside High school's boys basketball team was blown out at home by Mesa High School in its "play-in" game while Sahuaro beat Queen Creek.  Here are more scores from Friday, February 10, 2017. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL (BOYS) WALDEN GROVE  53  SALPOINTE  64 QUEEN CREEK  40  SAHUARO  42 MESA  60  SUNNYSIDE  40 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL (GIRLS) PUSCH RIDGE  42  VALLEY CHRISTIAN  58 DESERT CHRISTIAN  30  CH...
    Sunnyside High school's boys basketball team was blown out at home by Mesa High School in its "play-in" game while Sahuaro beat Queen Creek.  Here are more scores from Friday, February 10, 2017. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL (BOYS) WALDEN GROVE  53  SALPOINTE  64 QUEEN CREEK  40  SAHUARO  42 MESA  60  SUNNYSIDE  40 HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL (GIRLS) PUSCH RIDGE  42  VALLEY CHRISTIAN  58 DESERT CHRISTIAN  30  CH...
  • Zona pitcher McQuillin Strikes Out 17 in shutout over CSUN

    Zona pitcher McQuillin Strikes Out 17 in shutout over CSUN

    Saturday, February 11 2017 12:03 AM EST2017-02-11 05:03:02 GMT

    Coach Mike Candrea and the University of Arizona softball is undefeated this young season after sweeping the first two games of the Hillenbrand invitational.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: ------------------------ Taylor McQuillin struck out a career-high 17 batters in a two-hit shutout as Arizona improved to 2-0 on the year with a 6-0 victory over Cal State Northridge on Friday evening. McQuillin's 17 strikeouts are the most by an Arizona pitcher since Kenzie Fowler's 1...

    Coach Mike Candrea and the University of Arizona softball is undefeated this young season after sweeping the first two games of the Hillenbrand invitational.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: ------------------------ Taylor McQuillin struck out a career-high 17 batters in a two-hit shutout as Arizona improved to 2-0 on the year with a 6-0 victory over Cal State Northridge on Friday evening. McQuillin's 17 strikeouts are the most by an Arizona pitcher since Kenzie Fowler's 1...

  • Arizona Softball Opens Season With 8-1 Win Over Fordham

    Arizona Softball Opens Season With 8-1 Win Over Fordham

    Friday, February 10 2017 8:06 AM EST2017-02-10 13:06:02 GMT
    Arizona outfielder Katiyana MaugaArizona outfielder Katiyana Mauga

    Powered by a Katiyana Home Run & great pitching by Danielle O'Toole, 10th ranked Arizona won its season opener in softball against Fordham (8-1).   For complete highlights, tune in to News 4 Tucson at 10 p.m. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: – For the eighth straight year, Arizona softball won its season-opener, defeating Fordham 8-1 at Hillenbrand Stadium on Thursday evening. The Wildcats' new-look lineup plated eight runs on nine hits while Danielle O'Toole ...

    Powered by a Katiyana Home Run & great pitching by Danielle O'Toole, 10th ranked Arizona won its season opener in softball against Fordham (8-1).   For complete highlights, tune in to News 4 Tucson at 10 p.m. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: – For the eighth straight year, Arizona softball won its season-opener, defeating Fordham 8-1 at Hillenbrand Stadium on Thursday evening. The Wildcats' new-look lineup plated eight runs on nine hits while Danielle O'Toole ...

  • In "Play-In" Games, Ironwood Ridge, Sahuaro & Mountain View All Victorious

    In "Play-In" Games, Ironwood Ridge, Sahuaro & Mountain View All Victorious

    Friday, February 10 2017 12:52 AM EST2017-02-10 05:52:42 GMT

    All three Tucson-area teams hosting games in the girls high school basketball post season won on Thursday night.  Ironwood Ridge, Sahuaro & Mountain View won their "play-in" matchups.   Playoff seedings will be announced this weekend by the AIA.  On the boys' end of the "play-in's", Sunnyside & Sahuaro will host games in Tucson on Friday. Here's a look at the complete scoreboard (and upcoming games): HIGH SCHOOL 

    All three Tucson-area teams hosting games in the girls high school basketball post season won on Thursday night.  Ironwood Ridge, Sahuaro & Mountain View won their "play-in" matchups.   Playoff seedings will be announced this weekend by the AIA.  On the boys' end of the "play-in's", Sunnyside & Sahuaro will host games in Tucson on Friday. Here's a look at the complete scoreboard (and upcoming games): HIGH SCHOOL 

  • Former FC Tucson Coach Rick Schantz Talks About MLS Success In Tucson; Oro Valley Will Host NY Red Bulls vs. FC Tucson On Sunday

    Former FC Tucson Coach Rick Schantz Talks About MLS Success In Tucson; Oro Valley Will Host NY Red Bulls vs. FC Tucson On Sunday

    Thursday, February 9 2017 9:07 AM EST2017-02-09 14:07:09 GMT

    The highly successful FC Tucson coach Rick Schantz left the team for an opportunity to coach at the next level, in Phoenix.  However, Tucson is still in his heart, as he commutes back and forth.  The visits to Tucson also include frequent trips to all of the MLS pre-season games in Pima County.  KVOA News 4 Tucson caught up with Coach Schantz over the weekend, and he tells us, he'll continue to have interaction and work with FC Tucson. 

    The highly successful FC Tucson coach Rick Schantz left the team for an opportunity to coach at the next level, in Phoenix.  However, Tucson is still in his heart, as he commutes back and forth.  The visits to Tucson also include frequent trips to all of the MLS pre-season games in Pima County.  KVOA News 4 Tucson caught up with Coach Schantz over the weekend, and he tells us, he'll continue to have interaction and work with FC Tucson. 

  • Arizona Softball Team Begins 2017 Season Against Fordham

    Arizona Softball Team Begins 2017 Season Against Fordham

    Thursday, February 9 2017 8:05 AM EST2017-02-09 13:05:08 GMT

    The Arizona Wildcat Softball team begins the 2017 season with some hefty expectations.  Coach Mike Candrea and the U of A begin the season on Thursday at 6 p.m. against Fordham.  Here's more from the University of Arizona Athletic Department (including schedule for games in the Hillenbrandt Invitational): HILLENBRAND INVITATIONAL FEB. 9-12 • HILLENBRAND STADIUM #10/12 Arizona (0-0) • #21/21 Baylor (0-0) • 

    The Arizona Wildcat Softball team begins the 2017 season with some hefty expectations.  Coach Mike Candrea and the U of A begin the season on Thursday at 6 p.m. against Fordham.  Here's more from the University of Arizona Athletic Department (including schedule for games in the Hillenbrandt Invitational): HILLENBRAND INVITATIONAL FEB. 9-12 • HILLENBRAND STADIUM #10/12 Arizona (0-0) • #21/21 Baylor (0-0) • 

  • Allonzo Trier comes up -big- in a closer-than-close win for the Cats over Stanford

    Allonzo Trier comes up -big- in a closer-than-close win for the Cats over Stanford

    Thursday, February 9 2017 1:18 AM EST2017-02-09 06:18:16 GMT

         Freshman Lauri Markkanen drained a 3-pointer with 1:37 left in the game to break a 67-67 tie and propel #9 Arizona to a "too close for comfort" win over Stanford.      After the Cardinal jumped out to a 7-0 lead at McKale Center, Arizona seemed to take control with a steady lead throughout the end of the first half and most of the second half.      

         Freshman Lauri Markkanen drained a 3-pointer with 1:37 left in the game to break a 67-67 tie and propel #9 Arizona to a "too close for comfort" win over Stanford.      After the Cardinal jumped out to a 7-0 lead at McKale Center, Arizona seemed to take control with a steady lead throughout the end of the first half and most of the second half.      

  • Report: Cal to hire Arizona TE/Special Teams coach Ragle

    Report: Cal to hire Arizona TE/Special Teams coach Ragle

    Tuesday, February 7 2017 9:05 PM EST2017-02-08 02:05:45 GMT

    According to a report from FootballScoop.com, the University of California has hired away Charlie Ragle, Arizona's tight ends and special teams coach. Ragle joined Rich Rodriguez's on-field staff in 2012, previously serving as assistant director of football operations. Ragle won three 5A state championships at Chaparral High in Scottsdale and spent the 2006 season as a graduate assistant at ASU. The report says Ragle will accept a 3-year contract to serve on new Cal coach Just...

    According to a report from FootballScoop.com, the University of California has hired away Charlie Ragle, Arizona's tight ends and special teams coach. Ragle joined Rich Rodriguez's on-field staff in 2012, previously serving as assistant director of football operations. Ragle won three 5A state championships at Chaparral High in Scottsdale and spent the 2006 season as a graduate assistant at ASU. The report says Ragle will accept a 3-year contract to serve on new Cal coach Just...

  • Wildcat women fall short against No. 11 Oregon State

    Wildcat women fall short against No. 11 Oregon State

    Monday, February 6 2017 2:07 AM EST2017-02-06 07:07:10 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – No. 11 Oregon State (22-2, 11-1 Pac-12) came away victorious over the Arizona Wildcats (11-12, 2-10 Pac-12) in a tightly contested contest on Sunday afternoon in McKale Center.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – No. 11 Oregon State (22-2, 11-1 Pac-12) came away victorious over the Arizona Wildcats (11-12, 2-10 Pac-12) in a tightly contested contest on Sunday afternoon in McKale Center.

  • #5 Zona survives early scare at Oregon State to remain unbeaten in Pac-12; Trier scores season high

    #5 Zona survives early scare at Oregon State to remain unbeaten in Pac-12; Trier scores season high

    Friday, February 3 2017 8:15 AM EST2017-02-03 13:15:08 GMT

    Fifth-ranked Arizona came into its matchup against Oregon State undefeated in the Pac-12, while the Beavers entered the game -winless- in conference play at 0-9.  For that reason, it was a surprise to many that Arizona trailed 29-27 at the half, and by as much as four points early in the second. However, the Cats re-grouped and went on a 14-0 run that extended into a 28-7 spurt after the intermission.  Arizona led by double digits after that and pulled away for the 71-...

    Fifth-ranked Arizona came into its matchup against Oregon State undefeated in the Pac-12, while the Beavers entered the game -winless- in conference play at 0-9.  For that reason, it was a surprise to many that Arizona trailed 29-27 at the half, and by as much as four points early in the second. However, the Cats re-grouped and went on a 14-0 run that extended into a 28-7 spurt after the intermission.  Arizona led by double digits after that and pulled away for the 71-...

  • Zona B-Ball Coach Sean Miller's Raise Approved; He'll Make Around $3 Million per year plus incentives

    Zona B-Ball Coach Sean Miller's Raise Approved; He'll Make Around $3 Million per year plus incentives

    Friday, February 3 2017 8:03 AM EST2017-02-03 13:03:10 GMT

    University of Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller undoubtedly has a smile on his face this evening.  Apart from his basketball team being undefeated in the Pac-12 and ranked 5th in the nation, he's also gotten another vote of confidence from the Arizona Board Of Regents (ABOR). Today (Thursday, February 2nd), the AB)R approved a contract extension through the year 2022. With incentives, Sean Miller is expected to make around $3 Million per year.  In addition, he's eligible...

    University of Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller undoubtedly has a smile on his face this evening.  Apart from his basketball team being undefeated in the Pac-12 and ranked 5th in the nation, he's also gotten another vote of confidence from the Arizona Board Of Regents (ABOR). Today (Thursday, February 2nd), the AB)R approved a contract extension through the year 2022. With incentives, Sean Miller is expected to make around $3 Million per year.  In addition, he's eligible...

  • MLS teams play this morning & continue "Spring Training" in Beautiful Tucson; Team USA's Clint Dempsey arrives to Tucson; Pro Soccer Games at Kino resume at 11 a.m.

    MLS teams play this morning & continue "Spring Training" in Beautiful Tucson; Team USA's Clint Dempsey arrives to Tucson; Pro Soccer Games at Kino resume at 11 a.m.

    Friday, February 3 2017 8:01 AM EST2017-02-03 13:01:09 GMT

    Major League Soccer players arrive to the Old Pueblo this week in anticipation of another "Spring Training" in Tucson. Here's more from communications department of FC Tucson: 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. Preseason games will be divided into two periods. The first period, the Desert Friendlies, which will take place from Friday, Jan....

    Major League Soccer players arrive to the Old Pueblo this week in anticipation of another "Spring Training" in Tucson. Here's more from communications department of FC Tucson: 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. Preseason games will be divided into two periods. The first period, the Desert Friendlies, which will take place from Friday, Jan....

  • Arizona Wildcats sign 23 players, but more coming says RichRod

    Arizona Wildcats sign 23 players, but more coming says RichRod

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 11:14 PM EST2017-02-02 04:14:44 GMT

    The Arizona Wildcats signed 23 players to letters of intent as of Wednesday's signing day, but Wildcats football head coach Rich Rodriguez says the team will take "40-42" in this class including blueshirts and walk-ons.

    The Arizona Wildcats signed 23 players to letters of intent as of Wednesday's signing day, but Wildcats football head coach Rich Rodriguez says the team will take "40-42" in this class including blueshirts and walk-ons.

  • Tucson-area athletes commit to colleges on signing day: List updated throughout the day

    Tucson-area athletes commit to colleges on signing day: List updated throughout the day

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 11:12 PM EST2017-02-02 04:12:30 GMT

    HERE IS A LIST OF TUCSON-AREA STUDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN "SIGNING DAY", AND COMMITTED TO PLAY SPORTS IN COLLEGE (as provided by school districts and local athletic directors).  List also compiled from reports from alltucsonsports.com, the Arizona Daily Star, http://www.azpreps365.com , & arizonaathletics.com (Please feel free to e-mail us at pcicala@kvoa.com if you know of other student-athletes not on this list).    Salpointe High School Al...

    HERE IS A LIST OF TUCSON-AREA STUDENTS WHO TOOK PART IN "SIGNING DAY", AND COMMITTED TO PLAY SPORTS IN COLLEGE (as provided by school districts and local athletic directors).  List also compiled from reports from alltucsonsports.com, the Arizona Daily Star, http://www.azpreps365.com , & arizonaathletics.com (Please feel free to e-mail us at pcicala@kvoa.com if you know of other student-athletes not on this list).    Salpointe High School Al...

  • Three Wildcat softball players named to USA Player of the Year Watch List

    Three Wildcat softball players named to USA Player of the Year Watch List

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 8:10 PM EST2017-02-02 01:10:22 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona seniors Katiyana Mauga, Danielle O’Toole and Mandie Perez have been named to the USA Softball Player of the Year Watch List, the Association announced on Wednesday afternoon.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona seniors Katiyana Mauga, Danielle O’Toole and Mandie Perez have been named to the USA Softball Player of the Year Watch List, the Association announced on Wednesday afternoon.

  • Two Tucson athletes walk on at Arizona

    Two Tucson athletes walk on at Arizona

    Wednesday, February 1 2017 1:35 AM EST2017-02-01 06:35:30 GMT

    Two southern Arizona standouts announced they will walk-on to the Arizona Wildcat football program via Twitter.

    Two southern Arizona standouts announced they will walk-on to the Arizona Wildcat football program via Twitter.

  • Arizona ranked 5th in AP Poll

    Arizona ranked 5th in AP Poll

    Tuesday, January 31 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-01-31 12:00:25 GMT

    The 20-2 Arizona Wildcats moved up two spots in the Associated Press Poll, making their entrance into the Top 5 for the first time this season.

    The 20-2 Arizona Wildcats moved up two spots in the Associated Press Poll, making their entrance into the Top 5 for the first time this season.

  • Steve Kerr reacts to Trump travel ban

    Steve Kerr reacts to Trump travel ban

    Monday, January 30 2017 7:27 PM EST2017-01-31 00:27:39 GMT
    Steve Kerr/ Associated PressSteve Kerr/ Associated Press

    Legendary Arizona player and current Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr had strong words for President Donald Trump's executive order, temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations.

    Legendary Arizona player and current Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr had strong words for President Donald Trump's executive order, temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations.

  • Arizona women's basketball loses to UCLA on the road

    Arizona women's basketball loses to UCLA on the road

    Monday, January 30 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-01-30 12:00:26 GMT

    LOS ANGELES – No. 13 UCLA (17-4, 8-2 Pac-12) defeated the Arizona Wildcats (11-10, 2-8 Pac-12) on Sunday afternoon in Pauley Pavilion by a score of 69-49.

    LOS ANGELES – No. 13 UCLA (17-4, 8-2 Pac-12) defeated the Arizona Wildcats (11-10, 2-8 Pac-12) on Sunday afternoon in Pauley Pavilion by a score of 69-49.

  • AZ football team scrambles for recruits after "de-commit"

    AZ football team scrambles for recruits after "de-commit"

    Wednesday, December 7 2016 6:31 PM EST2016-12-07 23:31:15 GMT
    When four-star athlete Greg Johnson publicized his de-commitment from the Wildcats football team over the past weekend, running back Nathan Tilford instantly became the highest-rated recruit in Arizona’s 2017 recruiting class. Arizona is hopeful Tilford won’t follow down Johnson’s path since the Rivals.com four-star recruit will be visiting the Arizona campus this weekend as the headliner in a weekend of visitors for the Wildcats. Tilford is prized as one of the mo...
    When four-star athlete Greg Johnson publicized his de-commitment from the Wildcats football team over the past weekend, running back Nathan Tilford instantly became the highest-rated recruit in Arizona’s 2017 recruiting class. Arizona is hopeful Tilford won’t follow down Johnson’s path since the Rivals.com four-star recruit will be visiting the Arizona campus this weekend as the headliner in a weekend of visitors for the Wildcats. Tilford is prized as one of the mo...
  • 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.

  • List Tucson High Schools & National Signing Day / U of A & Pima College Commits

    List Tucson High Schools & National Signing Day / U of A & Pima College Commits

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 7:25 PM EST2016-11-10 00:25:01 GMT
    National Signing Day is a very special, unique day for many student-athletes across the country that are signing their Letters of Intent to play at the collegiate level in the coming years. In Southern Arizona, more than a dozen high schools have student-athletes that will be advancing their academics and talents to the next level: Amphitheater High School Baseball Ivan Murillo – Pima Canyon Del Oro High School Cross Country Katie Bruno – Pima Softball Arianna Acedo ...
    National Signing Day is a very special, unique day for many student-athletes across the country that are signing their Letters of Intent to play at the collegiate level in the coming years. In Southern Arizona, more than a dozen high schools have student-athletes that will be advancing their academics and talents to the next level: Amphitheater High School Baseball Ivan Murillo – Pima Canyon Del Oro High School Cross Country Katie Bruno – Pima Softball Arianna Acedo ...
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  • Urgent plea to adopt a murdered man's dogs.

    Urgent plea to adopt a murdered man's dogs.

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-04-19 00:30:44 GMT

    There's an urgent plea for the care of Eliot Cobb's dogs. Cobb lost his life to a gunman last Friday night at a Tucson Foothills restaurant.

    There's an urgent plea for the care of Eliot Cobb's dogs. Cobb lost his life to a gunman last Friday night at a Tucson Foothills restaurant.

  • Teen run over in hit-and-run

    Teen run over in hit-and-run

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    The car left bruises in the shape of tire tread on her arm.

    The car left bruises in the shape of tire tread on her arm.

  • U of A student warns about distracted driving after near head-on collision

    U of A student warns about distracted driving after near head-on collision

    Friday, April 21 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-04-22 01:03:28 GMT

    A University of Arizona student is turning a scary moment with a wrong-way driver into a message for Tucson drivers. Amanda Oien was driving down Speedway Blvd. near Alvernon Way early Saturday morning when she noticed something was wrong. “I saw cars starting to brake and I thought that was strange,” she said. “So I looked over and all of a sudden there's a black sedan heading my way.” According to authorities, the driver of that black car was fleeing ...

    A University of Arizona student is turning a scary moment with a wrong-way driver into a message for Tucson drivers. Amanda Oien was driving down Speedway Blvd. near Alvernon Way early Saturday morning when she noticed something was wrong. “I saw cars starting to brake and I thought that was strange,” she said. “So I looked over and all of a sudden there's a black sedan heading my way.” According to authorities, the driver of that black car was fleeing ...

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