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  • Mexico beats Honduras in Phoenix in Gold Cup Quarterfinals; USA awaits potential matchup in title game

    Mexico beats Honduras in Phoenix in Gold Cup Quarterfinals; USA awaits potential matchup in title game

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:06 AM EDT2017-07-21 06:06:28 GMT

    Team Mexico saw a big fan turnout here in the Arizona as the Tricolor knocked off Honduras 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the Gold Cup. Here's more from the Associate Press:  A goal by Rodolfo Pizarro just over three minutes into the game was all the offense Mexico could muster but it was enough for a 1-0 victory over Honduras on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.      While its offense bogged down, Mexico survived several near-misses by H...

    Team Mexico saw a big fan turnout here in the Arizona as the Tricolor knocked off Honduras 1-0 in the quarterfinals of the Gold Cup. Here's more from the Associate Press:  A goal by Rodolfo Pizarro just over three minutes into the game was all the offense Mexico could muster but it was enough for a 1-0 victory over Honduras on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.      While its offense bogged down, Mexico survived several near-misses by H...

  • Three North Americans top leaderboard at British Open

    Three North Americans top leaderboard at British Open

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:58 AM EDT2017-07-21 05:58:38 GMT

    Three North Americans are on top of the leaderboard at the British Open 2017. 

    Three North Americans are on top of the leaderboard at the British Open 2017. 

  • FC Tucson hosts Friday playoff games: $1 Beer, Hotdogs, Ice Pops, FREE Soccer Balls!

    FC Tucson hosts Friday playoff games: $1 Beer, Hotdogs, Ice Pops, FREE Soccer Balls!

    Friday, July 21 2017 1:56 AM EDT2017-07-21 05:56:05 GMT

    KVOA News 4 Tucson is teaming up with FC Tucson this Friday and Saturday for lots of family fun at the Kino Sports Complex.  Playoff soccer is coming to the Old Pueblo.  Here's more from FC Tucson's official website: This Friday, July 21st at 6:00 pm At Kino North Stadium, FC Tucson will play host to the Premier Development League Western Conference Playoffs, presented by Chapman Automotive, KVOA, and Arizona Daily Star. Games kick off this Friday as the No.1 seed in ...

    KVOA News 4 Tucson is teaming up with FC Tucson this Friday and Saturday for lots of family fun at the Kino Sports Complex.  Playoff soccer is coming to the Old Pueblo.  Here's more from FC Tucson's official website: This Friday, July 21st at 6:00 pm At Kino North Stadium, FC Tucson will play host to the Premier Development League Western Conference Playoffs, presented by Chapman Automotive, KVOA, and Arizona Daily Star. Games kick off this Friday as the No.1 seed in ...

  • FC Tucson to host playoff games this Friday & Saturday

    FC Tucson to host playoff games this Friday & Saturday

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:58 AM EDT2017-07-20 14:58:08 GMT

    FC Tucson's soccer team will host playoff games this Friday and potentially Saturday.  Here's more from the FC Tucson website: FC Tucson will play the Fresno Fuego Friday, July 21st at 8:00 p.m. in the Premier Development League Western Conference Semifinals at Kino North Stadium. After earning the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference with the highest point total, the Golden State Force will play the winner of a play-in game between Foothills FC and Timbers U23 at 6:00 p.m. Fri...

    FC Tucson's soccer team will host playoff games this Friday and potentially Saturday.  Here's more from the FC Tucson website: FC Tucson will play the Fresno Fuego Friday, July 21st at 8:00 p.m. in the Premier Development League Western Conference Semifinals at Kino North Stadium. After earning the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference with the highest point total, the Golden State Force will play the winner of a play-in game between Foothills FC and Timbers U23 at 6:00 p.m. Fri...

  • Arizona introduces new swimming coach Augie Busch

    Arizona introduces new swimming coach Augie Busch

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:00:28 GMT

    With a cheer from friends and family, and an impassioned speech about the merits of the hire from Athletic Director Dave Heeke, the University of Arizona introduced its new swimming and diving coach, Augie Busch.

    With a cheer from friends and family, and an impassioned speech about the merits of the hire from Athletic Director Dave Heeke, the University of Arizona introduced its new swimming and diving coach, Augie Busch.

  • Arizona's Krystal Quihuis wins Amateur Golf Championship

    Arizona's Krystal Quihuis wins Amateur Golf Championship

    Sunday, July 16 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-07-16 05:02:13 GMT

    Krystal Quihuis won the 87th Annual Women's TRANS National Championship at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club on Friday, making par on #18 in a one-hole playoff with runner-up Sarah Burnham.

    Krystal Quihuis won the 87th Annual Women's TRANS National Championship at Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club on Friday, making par on #18 in a one-hole playoff with runner-up Sarah Burnham.

  • Arizona women's basketball sets non-conference schedule

    Arizona women's basketball sets non-conference schedule

    Saturday, July 15 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-07-15 14:00:20 GMT
    Courtesy: Arizona AthleticsCourtesy: Arizona Athletics

    The Arizona women will play 13 non-conference games before playing the Pac-12 schedule.

    The Arizona women will play 13 non-conference games before playing the Pac-12 schedule.

  • Arizona Basketball sets schedule for Spain trip

    Arizona Basketball sets schedule for Spain trip

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-07-14 22:50:24 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The University of Arizona basketball program will travel to Spain in August for a foreign tour, including a trio of exhibition games. The Wildcats will spend time in Barcelona and Valencia Aug. 11 through Aug. 19. 

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The University of Arizona basketball program will travel to Spain in August for a foreign tour, including a trio of exhibition games. The Wildcats will spend time in Barcelona and Valencia Aug. 11 through Aug. 19. 

  • Arizona center Eldridge on Rimington Watch List

    Arizona center Eldridge on Rimington Watch List

    Thursday, July 13 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-07-13 23:24:28 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona redshirt sophomore center Nathan Eldridge has been named to the 2017 Rimington Trophy Watch List, given to the nation's best at the position.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona redshirt sophomore center Nathan Eldridge has been named to the 2017 Rimington Trophy Watch List, given to the nation's best at the position.

  • Arizona golfer David Laskin qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championship

    Arizona golfer David Laskin qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championship

    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-07-13 12:00:29 GMT

    RANCHO MURIETA, Calif. – Arizona sophomore David Laskin will play at the 2017 U.S. Amateur Championship by finishing as a co-leader at 6-under par in qualifying play at Rancho Murieta Country Club outside Sacramento.

    RANCHO MURIETA, Calif. – Arizona sophomore David Laskin will play at the 2017 U.S. Amateur Championship by finishing as a co-leader at 6-under par in qualifying play at Rancho Murieta Country Club outside Sacramento.

  • Arizona hires Augie Busch as new swim coach

    Arizona hires Augie Busch as new swim coach

    Monday, July 10 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-07-10 22:31:08 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Augie Busch has been named Arizona head swimming and diving coach, Director of Athletics Dave Heeke announced on Saturday.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Augie Busch has been named Arizona head swimming and diving coach, Director of Athletics Dave Heeke announced on Saturday.

  • Brandon Ashley making summer league impression

    Brandon Ashley making summer league impression

    Monday, July 10 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-07-10 12:00:31 GMT

    Former Arizona Wildcat Brandon Ashley could have a shot at making an NBA roster for the first time since going undrafted in 2015. Ashley has played well in summer league for the Dallas Mavericks.

    Former Arizona Wildcat Brandon Ashley could have a shot at making an NBA roster for the first time since going undrafted in 2015. Ashley has played well in summer league for the Dallas Mavericks.

  • Former Wildcats make summer league debuts

    Former Wildcats make summer league debuts

    Sunday, July 9 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-07-09 14:00:18 GMT

    Lauri Markkanen made his Bulls debut in Las Vegas summer league and looked like the player Wildcat fans saw at Arizona. Markkanen mixed some rebounding with shooting, and inside play. The 7-foot Finn scored 14 points, added 8 rebounds and shot 2-5 from behind the arc.

    Lauri Markkanen made his Bulls debut in Las Vegas summer league and looked like the player Wildcat fans saw at Arizona. Markkanen mixed some rebounding with shooting, and inside play. The 7-foot Finn scored 14 points, added 8 rebounds and shot 2-5 from behind the arc.

  • Report: Colts waive former Arizona Wide Receiver Trey Griffey

    Report: Colts waive former Arizona Wide Receiver Trey Griffey

    Saturday, July 8 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-07-08 14:00:20 GMT
    The Indianapolis Colts waived former Arizona wide receiver Trey Griffey after reaching an injury settlement with the former Wildcat. Indianapolis signed Griffey to a training camp deal after Griffey went undrafted, but had to place him on the injured reserve. If Griffey clears waivers, another team will have the ability to pick him up.
    The Indianapolis Colts waived former Arizona wide receiver Trey Griffey after reaching an injury settlement with the former Wildcat. Indianapolis signed Griffey to a training camp deal after Griffey went undrafted, but had to place him on the injured reserve. If Griffey clears waivers, another team will have the ability to pick him up.
  • Former Cat Kingery named All-Star; 29 ex-UA players in pro ball

    Former Cat Kingery named All-Star; 29 ex-UA players in pro ball

    Friday, July 7 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-07-07 15:09:10 GMT

    Former Arizona Wildcat baseball standout Scott Kingery has been added to a prestigious all-star game in pro baseball.  

    Former Arizona Wildcat baseball standout Scott Kingery has been added to a prestigious all-star game in pro baseball.  

  • Former Cat O'Toole & Team USA beat Canada in World Cup of Softball

    Former Cat O'Toole & Team USA beat Canada in World Cup of Softball

    Friday, July 7 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-07-07 15:01:05 GMT

    Team USA knocked off Canada 8-2 in the World Cup of Softball. To view highlights as-seen-on-NBC please click on icon above.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics on the U of A connections at the World Cup of Softball: Five Wildcats representing three countries and four teams will compete in the World Cup of Softball XII this week in Oklahoma City. Danielle O'Toole (Team USA), Jessie Harper and Dejah Mulipola (USA Junior Women's National Team) will represent the USA while Bri...

    Team USA knocked off Canada 8-2 in the World Cup of Softball. To view highlights as-seen-on-NBC please click on icon above.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics on the U of A connections at the World Cup of Softball: Five Wildcats representing three countries and four teams will compete in the World Cup of Softball XII this week in Oklahoma City. Danielle O'Toole (Team USA), Jessie Harper and Dejah Mulipola (USA Junior Women's National Team) will represent the USA while Bri...

  • Former UA Wildcat Richard Jefferson returning to Cavaliers

    Former UA Wildcat Richard Jefferson returning to Cavaliers

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-07-05 22:39:52 GMT

    Richard Jefferson isn't messing with any retirement talk this summer.      

    Richard Jefferson isn't messing with any retirement talk this summer.      

  • Arizona football lands 8th commit for 2018

    Arizona football lands 8th commit for 2018

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-07-05 12:00:35 GMT

    Three-star 2018 safety Jaiden Dockery committed to play at Arizona, according to his Twitter. 

    Three-star 2018 safety Jaiden Dockery committed to play at Arizona, according to his Twitter. 

  • Tucson legend Nico Perez discusses Pacquiao's controversial loss

    Tucson legend Nico Perez discusses Pacquiao's controversial loss

    Monday, July 3 2017 11:12 AM EDT2017-07-03 15:12:07 GMT

    Pima County Sports Hall of Famer Nicky "Nico" Perez was a 3-time world champ as a pro boxer and started his career 42-1 until a tough loss to Salvador Sanchez. 

    Pima County Sports Hall of Famer Nicky "Nico" Perez was a 3-time world champ as a pro boxer and started his career 42-1 until a tough loss to Salvador Sanchez. 

  • Tucson man wins Mr. Universe

    Tucson man wins Mr. Universe

    Saturday, July 1 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-07-01 15:06:06 GMT

    A congratulations is in order to the proud Tucsonan Mike Gustavsson.  He was just named "Mr. Universe" in the "Masters Division in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Here's more from our KVOA News 4 Tucson newscast.  Gustavsson is 55-years-old and it took him nearly 40 years of competition to achieve his goal of becoming "Mr. Universe".  On Friday, July 7th, there'll be a special celebration for Mike Gustavsson at the Trident Grill (East) on Swan.  ...

    A congratulations is in order to the proud Tucsonan Mike Gustavsson.  He was just named "Mr. Universe" in the "Masters Division in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Here's more from our KVOA News 4 Tucson newscast.  Gustavsson is 55-years-old and it took him nearly 40 years of competition to achieve his goal of becoming "Mr. Universe".  On Friday, July 7th, there'll be a special celebration for Mike Gustavsson at the Trident Grill (East) on Swan.  ...

  • Casino Del Sol Celebrates Anniversary with Independence Day Weekend Festivities

    Casino Del Sol Celebrates Anniversary with Independence Day Weekend Festivities

    Saturday, July 1 2017 12:17 AM EDT2017-07-01 04:17:18 GMT
    The celebration is on for Casino Del Sol’s 23rd anniversary.  To see a KVOA "Tek Net" story on the activities, please click on the icon above.  This weekend there'll be scores of activities.  Here are a few: Saturday, July 1: WAR, Malo, and Tierra will perform live at AVA with special guests Felipe Esparza and Paul Rodriguez. Monday, July 3: Fireworks Extravaganza at AVA, free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 18: Journey will take the stag...
    The celebration is on for Casino Del Sol’s 23rd anniversary.  To see a KVOA "Tek Net" story on the activities, please click on the icon above.  This weekend there'll be scores of activities.  Here are a few: Saturday, July 1: WAR, Malo, and Tierra will perform live at AVA with special guests Felipe Esparza and Paul Rodriguez. Monday, July 3: Fireworks Extravaganza at AVA, free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 18: Journey will take the stag...
  • Road To LL World Series continues for Sunnyside after beating Sahuarita team

    Road To LL World Series continues for Sunnyside after beating Sahuarita team

    Friday, June 30 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-06-30 15:22:08 GMT

    Sunnyside Little League knocked off Copper Hills LL in Sahuarita for another district title.  To see highlights, please click on icon above. 

    Sunnyside Little League knocked off Copper Hills LL in Sahuarita for another district title.  To see highlights, please click on icon above. 

  • Tucson's Murrieta Park wins 9-to-11 district title in baseball

    Tucson's Murrieta Park wins 9-to-11 district title in baseball

    Friday, June 30 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-06-30 15:06:04 GMT

    Following in the footsteps of the "majors" team from Joaquin Murrieta Park, the Western Little League baseball team took a District 5 title after beating CDO Little League 12-2.   Western player Anthony Taylor led off the game with a home run.   Abran Vergara smacked two home runs in the game, while George Castro hustled out a 3-run triple in the 4th inning.   Jaden Leon hit a 3-run home run in the bottom of the 5th inning to end the game on the mercy rule....

    Following in the footsteps of the "majors" team from Joaquin Murrieta Park, the Western Little League baseball team took a District 5 title after beating CDO Little League 12-2.   

  • KVOA bids farewell to producer Adrian Gurrola with Chicago Cubs flashback

    KVOA bids farewell to producer Adrian Gurrola with Chicago Cubs flashback

    Friday, June 30 2017 10:18 AM EDT2017-06-30 14:18:08 GMT

    After two solid years working up the ranks to the News 4 Tucson 10 p.m. producer, KVOA's Adrian Gurrola is leaving Tucson for a job in Denver.  

    After two solid years working up the ranks to the News 4 Tucson 10 p.m. producer, KVOA's Adrian Gurrola is leaving Tucson for a job in Denver.  

  • Road To Little League World Series: Western Beats Oro Valley

    Road To Little League World Series: Western Beats Oro Valley

    Thursday, June 29 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-06-29 15:04:12 GMT

    The Western Little League baseball team took home another district title after knocking off Oro Valley in the championship game. 

    The Western Little League baseball team took home another district title after knocking off Oro Valley in the championship game. 

  • Future Marana High football stars win title

    Future Marana High football stars win title

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 8:33 PM EDT2017-06-29 00:33:38 GMT

    A congratulations is in order to the Tucson Turf football team of high school players comprised mostly of Marana High School student-athletes.  

    A congratulations is in order to the Tucson Turf football team of high school players comprised mostly of Marana High School student-athletes.  

  • Oro Valley, Thornydale & Western Little League teams shine

    Oro Valley, Thornydale & Western Little League teams shine

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-06-29 00:32:16 GMT

    Little League all star tournaments continue strong. Here are highlights from six different teams in baseball and softball around Tucson from Tuesday night. 

    Little League all star tournaments continue strong. Here are highlights from six different teams in baseball and softball around Tucson from Tuesday night. 

  • Cardinals call up former Wildcat Mejia

    Cardinals call up former Wildcat Mejia

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-06-28 23:01:16 GMT

    Former Arizona Wildcat, Alex Mejia, a big part of the 2012 Championship team, has been called up to play with the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Former Arizona Wildcat, Alex Mejia, a big part of the 2012 Championship team, has been called up to play with the St. Louis Cardinals.

  • Former Wildcat Melancon hits DL, former Salpointe P Slania called up

    Former Wildcat Melancon hits DL, former Salpointe P Slania called up

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 6:48 PM EDT2017-06-28 22:48:41 GMT

    Former Salpointe Catholic pitcher Dan Slania has been called up to the San Francisco Giants as the corresponding move for Mark Melancon's stint on the 10-day disabled list. 

    Former Salpointe Catholic pitcher Dan Slania has been called up to the San Francisco Giants as the corresponding move for Mark Melancon's stint on the 10-day disabled list. 

  • Arizona football introduces new uniforms

    Arizona football introduces new uniforms

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-06-28 00:40:41 GMT

    Arizona Football announced new uniforms for the 2017 season with a splashy video across its digital platforms.

    Arizona Football announced new uniforms for the 2017 season with a splashy video across its digital platforms.

  • Arizona's Laura Larson nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

    Arizona's Laura Larson nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-06-28 00:28:40 GMT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona Athletics has tabbed volleyball’s Laura Larson as its NCAA Woman of the Year nominee for 2017. Larson was selected for her combination of success in the four pillars of the Woman of the Year award, academics, athletics, service, and leadership. Larson is looking to become Arizona's fifth NCAA Woman of the Year award winner. The UA's four winners are more than any school in the country. In addition to the four winners, Arizona has also had five...
    TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona Athletics has tabbed volleyball’s Laura Larson as its NCAA Woman of the Year nominee for 2017. Larson was selected for her combination of success in the four pillars of the Woman of the Year award, academics, athletics, service, and leadership. Larson is looking to become Arizona's fifth NCAA Woman of the Year award winner. The UA's four winners are more than any school in the country. In addition to the four winners, Arizona has also had five...
  • Comanche indicates NBA shot with Memphis

    Comanche indicates NBA shot with Memphis

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-06-27 12:00:28 GMT

    According to an Instagram post filled with Memphis Grizzlies gear, either Chance Comanche went on a shopping spree or he'll be playing for the Grizzlies through at least summer league -- the latter is more likely.

    According to an Instagram post filled with Memphis Grizzlies gear, either Chance Comanche went on a shopping spree or he'll be playing for the Grizzlies through at least summer league -- the latter is more likely.

  • Iguodala up for NBA Sixth Man of the Year

    Iguodala up for NBA Sixth Man of the Year

    Monday, June 26 2017 12:56 AM EDT2017-06-26 04:56:53 GMT
    Courtesy: NBACourtesy: NBA

    Former Arizona Wildcat and two-time NBA Champion Andre Iguodala is a finalist for the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award. 

    Former Arizona Wildcat and two-time NBA Champion Andre Iguodala is a finalist for the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award. 

  • Report: Kobi Simmons to sign free agent deal with Grizzlies

    Report: Kobi Simmons to sign free agent deal with Grizzlies

    Saturday, June 24 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-06-24 14:00:18 GMT
    According to a report from the Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Memphis Grizzlies will sign former Arizona point guard Kobi Simmons to a free agent contract. Simmons averaged 8.7 points per game and 2.0 assists per game while shooting 32.7% from 3 for the Wildcats. Simmons was projected to be drafted late in the 2nd round for much of the pre-draft process, but fell out of favor late and went undrafted. It is not yet known if Simmons will be one of the players that will play on the...
    According to a report from the Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Memphis Grizzlies will sign former Arizona point guard Kobi Simmons to a free agent contract. Simmons averaged 8.7 points per game and 2.0 assists per game while shooting 32.7% from 3 for the Wildcats. Simmons was projected to be drafted late in the 2nd round for much of the pre-draft process, but fell out of favor late and went undrafted. It is not yet known if Simmons will be one of the players that will play on the...
  • Coyotes part ways with head coach Dave Tippett

    Coyotes part ways with head coach Dave Tippett

    Saturday, June 24 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-06-24 04:38:16 GMT

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Dave Tippett stuck with the Arizona Coyotes through four seasons of playing without an owner, five years of losing since the franchise's greatest success in the desert and the start of a rebuilding process.

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Dave Tippett stuck with the Arizona Coyotes through four seasons of playing without an owner, five years of losing since the franchise's greatest success in the desert and the start of a rebuilding process.

  • Two U of A Players Selected in NBA Draft: Markkanen & Allen

    Two U of A Players Selected in NBA Draft: Markkanen & Allen

    Friday, June 23 2017 1:55 AM EDT2017-06-23 05:55:10 GMT

    U of A Freshmen sensation Lauri Markkanen was selected 7th overall in the NBA draft by the Timberwolves, and ended up getting traded to the Chicago Bulls. 

    U of A Freshmen sensation Lauri Markkanen was selected 7th overall in the NBA draft by the Timberwolves, and ended up getting traded to the Chicago Bulls. 

  • FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confederation Cup

    FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confederation Cup

    Thursday, June 22 2017 10:40 AM EDT2017-06-22 14:40:10 GMT

    Mexico continued to represent North America as it's only team in the Confederation Cup in Russia with a 2-1 victory over New Zealand. 

    Mexico continued to represent North America as it's only team in the Confederation Cup in Russia with a 2-1 victory over New Zealand. 

  • Arizona Soccer releases 2017 schedule

    Arizona Soccer releases 2017 schedule

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-06-21 16:10:09 GMT
    Courtesy: Arizona AthleticsCourtesy: Arizona Athletics

    Coach Tony Amato and the U of A women's soccer team are excited about another upcoming season.  

    Coach Tony Amato and the U of A women's soccer team are excited about another upcoming season.  

  • UA Women’s hoops lands sought-after Big Ten transfer

    UA Women’s hoops lands sought-after Big Ten transfer

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-06-21 15:04:07 GMT

    Coach Adia Barnes and the Arizona Women's basketball team are pretty excited about the 2017-2018 season.  

    Coach Adia Barnes and the Arizona Women's basketball team are pretty excited about the 2017-2018 season.  

  • Draftexpress drops Kobi Simmons from projected mock draft

    Draftexpress drops Kobi Simmons from projected mock draft

    Sunday, June 18 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-06-18 14:00:20 GMT

    After spending months in the back end of the 2nd round, Kobi Simmons has been dropped from the projected mock draft and joins Kadeem Allen and Chance Comanche as Wildcats who are projected to go undrafted.

    After spending months in the back end of the 2nd round, Kobi Simmons has been dropped from the projected mock draft and joins Kadeem Allen and Chance Comanche as Wildcats who are projected to go undrafted.

  • After winning NCAA Title, UA's Watson Named To All Academic Team With 3.9; Complete list of UA Athletes

    After winning NCAA Title, UA's Watson Named To All Academic Team With 3.9; Complete list of UA Athletes

    Saturday, June 17 2017 12:11 AM EDT2017-06-17 04:11:21 GMT
    Sage Watson is making headlines once again.  -Not by winning the NCAA 400 meter hurdles, or taking part in the Olympics!  -She's also getting the job done in the classroom.  Here's more from U of A Athletics: The University of Arizona's Track & Field program is represented by 19 student-athletes on this year's Pac-12 All-Academic Team. Three of Arizona's honorees were named to the first team while two more earned second-team honors.   On the men's side, A...
    Sage Watson is making headlines once again.  -Not by winning the NCAA 400 meter hurdles, or taking part in the Olympics!  -She's also getting the job done in the classroom.  Here's more from U of A Athletics: The University of Arizona's Track & Field program is represented by 19 student-athletes on this year's Pac-12 All-Academic Team. Three of Arizona's honorees were named to the first team while two more earned second-team honors.   On the men's side, A...
  • Steve Kerr & Warriors Celebrate NBA Title With Parade Through Oakland, CA

    Steve Kerr & Warriors Celebrate NBA Title With Parade Through Oakland, CA

    Thursday, June 15 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-06-15 19:36:20 GMT
    Steve Kerr/ Associated PressSteve Kerr/ Associated Press
    Former Arizona basketball standout Steve Kerr, along with forward Andre Igoudala and assistant coach Bruce Pascoe continued the NBA championship celebration with a victory parade through Oakland.  Here's more from the Associated Press: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy as his team and its fans celebrated the NBA championship with a victory parade.      Curry hopped and shouted as he gave high-fives to the crowd after gettin...
    Former Arizona basketball standout Steve Kerr, along with forward Andre Igoudala and assistant coach Bruce Pascoe continued the NBA championship celebration with a victory parade through Oakland.  Here's more from the Associated Press: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy as his team and its fans celebrated the NBA championship with a victory parade.      Curry hopped and shouted as he gave high-fives to the crowd after gettin...
  • Arizona Volleyball Releases 2017 Schedule

    Arizona Volleyball Releases 2017 Schedule

    Thursday, June 15 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-06-15 19:31:52 GMT
    Coach Dave Rubio and the U of A Volleyball team are already getting excited about the upcoming season.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: Arizona volleyball announced its 2017 schedule on Thursday, revealing a 31-match slate that includes 16 home matches to be played at McKale Center. Thirteen of Arizona's 20 conference matches will be televised by the Pac-12 Network.   The Wildcats' 2017 schedule includes 14 matches to be played against NCAA Tournament teams from a seaso...
    Coach Dave Rubio and the U of A Volleyball team are already getting excited about the upcoming season.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: Arizona volleyball announced its 2017 schedule on Thursday, revealing a 31-match slate that includes 16 home matches to be played at McKale Center. Thirteen of Arizona's 20 conference matches will be televised by the Pac-12 Network.   The Wildcats' 2017 schedule includes 14 matches to be played against NCAA Tournament teams from a seaso...
  • Steve Kerr Critical Of Trump; NBA Champs May Not Visit Trump's White House

    Steve Kerr Critical Of Trump; NBA Champs May Not Visit Trump's White House

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-06-14 15:07:06 GMT
    Steve Kerr/ Associated PressSteve Kerr/ Associated Press

    The Golden State Warriors say no decision has been made regarding a potential White House visit to celebrate their NBA title. The Warriors issued a statement Tuesday saying that "today is all about celebrating our championship" and that they have not received an invitation to the White House. The statement added the organization would make those decisions when and if necessary." The team issued the statement following multiple reports that the Warriors had voted unani...

    The Golden State Warriors say no decision has been made regarding a potential White House visit to celebrate their NBA title. The Warriors issued a statement Tuesday saying that "today is all about celebrating our championship" and that they have not received an invitation to the White House. The statement added the organization would make those decisions when and if necessary." The team issued the statement following multiple reports that the Warriors had voted unani...

  • 2 More UA baseball players taken in MLB draft: (Oliva & Cloney)

    2 More UA baseball players taken in MLB draft: (Oliva & Cloney)

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-06-14 15:06:09 GMT

    Two more U of A baseball players were taken in the Major League Baseball draft today.  Here's more from ArizonaAthletics.com : The Arizona Wildcats had two more players taken in the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday, one day after JJ Matijevic was taken in the second round on Monday.   Junior outfielder Jared Oliva was the first Wildcat off the board Tuesday. Oliva was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates, and was the 208th overall pick. He ...

    Two more U of A baseball players were taken in the Major League Baseball draft today.  Here's more from ArizonaAthletics.com : The Arizona Wildcats had two more players taken in the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday, one day after JJ Matijevic was taken in the second round on Monday.   Junior outfielder Jared Oliva was the first Wildcat off the board Tuesday. Oliva was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates, and was the 208th overall pick. He ...

  • Astros draft Arizona baseball's Matijevic

    Astros draft Arizona baseball's Matijevic

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-06-13 12:00:31 GMT

    The Houston Astros drafted Arizona Wildcats first baseman J.J. Matijevic with the 75th overall pick in the 2017 MLB First Year Player Draft.

    The Houston Astros drafted Arizona Wildcats first baseman J.J. Matijevic with the 75th overall pick in the 2017 MLB First Year Player Draft.

  • Yankees draft Arizona commit RHP Matt Sauer

    Yankees draft Arizona commit RHP Matt Sauer

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 2:00 AM EDT2017-06-13 06:00:00 GMT

    Arizona baseball's top commit for the class of 2017 might not ever make it to Tucson. 

    Arizona baseball's top commit for the class of 2017 might not ever make it to Tucson. 

  • MLB Draft Starts Monday

    MLB Draft Starts Monday

    Monday, June 12 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-06-12 12:00:35 GMT

    WHEN? WHERE?: Starts Monday at 7 p.m. EDT and continues for 40 rounds over three days, with the first two rounds at MLB Network's studios in Secaucus. Rounds 3-10 will be held Tuesday, and rounds 11-40 Wednesday - both days via team conference calls. Teams pick in reverse order of finish from the overall standings from last season.

    WHEN? WHERE?: Starts Monday at 7 p.m. EDT and continues for 40 rounds over three days, with the first two rounds at MLB Network's studios in Secaucus. Rounds 3-10 will be held Tuesday, and rounds 11-40 Wednesday - both days via team conference calls. Teams pick in reverse order of finish from the overall standings from last season.

  • Diamondbacks DFA Tucsonan Tom Wilhelmsen

    Diamondbacks DFA Tucsonan Tom Wilhelmsen

    Sunday, June 11 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-06-12 01:18:36 GMT
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    The Arizona Diamondbacks designated relief pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen for assignment Sunday, as part of several roster moves.

    The Arizona Diamondbacks designated relief pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen for assignment Sunday, as part of several roster moves.

  • Arizona's Sage Watson wins NCAA 400m Hurdles Championship

    Arizona's Sage Watson wins NCAA 400m Hurdles Championship

    Saturday, June 10 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-06-11 03:50:00 GMT

    EUGENE, Ore. – Sage Watson won the NCAA Championship in the women's 400-meter hurdles on Saturday at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Lisanne Hagens and Karla Teran both earned All-America accolades in the women's high jump as well.

    EUGENE, Ore. – Sage Watson won the NCAA Championship in the women's 400-meter hurdles on Saturday at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Lisanne Hagens and Karla Teran both earned All-America accolades in the women's high jump as well.

  • Nogales-born, Tucson-raised champ Oscar Valdez to meet with fans

    Nogales-born, Tucson-raised champ Oscar Valdez to meet with fans

    Friday, June 9 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-06-09 15:05:03 GMT

    The Nogales-born, Tucson-raised boxer Oscar Valdez is back in Southern Arizona and will have a "meet & greet" with fans on both sides of the border.   

    The Nogales-born, Tucson-raised boxer Oscar Valdez is back in Southern Arizona and will have a "meet & greet" with fans on both sides of the border.   

  • UA's Sage Watson advances to finals with fastest time in US

    UA's Sage Watson advances to finals with fastest time in US

    Friday, June 9 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-06-09 14:00:23 GMT

    Former Olympian and U of A senior Sage Watson had a memorial day at the NCAA Championships.  

    Former Olympian and U of A senior Sage Watson had a memorial day at the NCAA Championships.  

  • Oklahoma's Bob Stoops retires; Is ex-UA coach Mike Stoops safe?

    Oklahoma's Bob Stoops retires; Is ex-UA coach Mike Stoops safe?

    Thursday, June 8 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-06-08 15:05:07 GMT

    With Bob Stoops stepping down as the head football coach at Oklahoma -What next for his brother and assistant, Mike Stoops (the former U of A Head Football Coach).  

    With Bob Stoops stepping down as the head football coach at Oklahoma -What next for his brother and assistant, Mike Stoops (the former U of A Head Football Coach).  

  • Nick Quintana named Freshman All-American

    Nick Quintana named Freshman All-American

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-06-08 00:16:49 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Nick Quintana, who started 58 of Arizona’s 59 games this season, was named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball on Wednesday.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – Nick Quintana, who started 58 of Arizona’s 59 games this season, was named a Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball on Wednesday.

  • Chinese national team tours Tucson as Goodwill Games continue

    Chinese national team tours Tucson as Goodwill Games continue

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:39:17 GMT

    The Lute Olson & Mo Tangara 16U World Basketball Classic continues through Wednesday.  The Goodwill games go beyond the competition on the court at Catalina High School.  Here's a unique look at the Chinese National Team as they tour Tucson in an old school, double decker bus.   If you'd like to see the story as-aired-on-NBC, please click on the icon above.  

    The Lute Olson & Mo Tangara 16U World Basketball Classic continues through Wednesday.  The Goodwill games go beyond the competition on the court at Catalina High School.  Here's a unique look at the Chinese National Team as they tour Tucson in an old school, double decker bus.   If you'd like to see the story as-aired-on-NBC, please click on the icon above.  

  • Rudy Castro remembered: UA player/Tucson High prep legend/educator

    Rudy Castro remembered: UA player/Tucson High prep legend/educator

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:38:45 GMT

    There was a sea of U of A Wildcat & Tucson High red at Rudy Castro's funeral on June 6th as the longtime U of A athlete and proud Tucson High grad was laid to rest.  

    There was a sea of U of A Wildcat & Tucson High red at Rudy Castro's funeral on June 6th as the longtime U of A athlete and proud Tucson High grad was laid to rest.  

  • Stanley Cup Finals tied after Nashville's win

    Stanley Cup Finals tied after Nashville's win

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-06-06 14:00:25 GMT

    The Stanley Cup Finals saw the underdog tie the series up.  

    The Stanley Cup Finals saw the underdog tie the series up.  

  • Adia Barnes gets top commit

    Adia Barnes gets top commit

    Monday, June 5 2017 12:37 AM EDT2017-06-05 04:37:35 GMT

    Rebuilding the Arizona women's basketball program got a step easier after what Adia Barnes did Sunday. The Wildcats second year coach landed a commitment from one of the top players in the class of 2018, 6-foot-2 forward Cate Reese.

    Rebuilding the Arizona women's basketball program got a step easier after what Adia Barnes did Sunday. The Wildcats second year coach landed a commitment from one of the top players in the class of 2018, 6-foot-2 forward Cate Reese.

  • Arizona baseball eliminated from NCAA Tournament by Sam Houston State

    Arizona baseball eliminated from NCAA Tournament by Sam Houston State

    Sunday, June 4 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-06-05 01:04:35 GMT

    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Arizona Wildcats saw their 2017 season come to an end Sunday afternoon, falling to Sam Houston State, 9-3, at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park. 

    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Arizona Wildcats saw their 2017 season come to an end Sunday afternoon, falling to Sam Houston State, 9-3, at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park. 

  • Wildcats eliminate Delaware in Lubbock Regional

    Wildcats eliminate Delaware in Lubbock Regional

    Sunday, June 4 2017 1:37 AM EDT2017-06-04 05:37:51 GMT

    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Arizona Wildcats staved off elimination Saturday, topping Delaware 6-5 in 12 innings at Rip Griffin Park at Dan Law Field.

    LUBBOCK, Texas – The Arizona Wildcats staved off elimination Saturday, topping Delaware 6-5 in 12 innings at Rip Griffin Park at Dan Law Field.

  • College World Series: Arizona plays today; updates at 4, 5 & 6 p.m.

    College World Series: Arizona plays today; updates at 4, 5 & 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 2 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-06-02 21:26:42 GMT

    The Arizona Wildcat baseball team will begin another post-season run (and potential trip to College World Series) on Friday at the NCAA Regionals in Lubbock, Texas.  To see interviews with U of A players & story as-aired-on-NBC, please click on icon above. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: The only team in the Pac-12 Conference to make back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances, the Arizona Wildcats are set to open postseason play Friday in the Lubbock Regional, hosted by T...

    The Arizona Wildcat baseball team will begin another post-season run (and potential trip to College World Series) on Friday at the NCAA Regionals in Lubbock, Texas.  To see interviews with U of A players & story as-aired-on-NBC, please click on icon above. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: The only team in the Pac-12 Conference to make back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances, the Arizona Wildcats are set to open postseason play Friday in the Lubbock Regional, hosted by T...

  • Games continue at 5; Lute Olson, Mo Tangara bring in international teams for Goodwill games

    Games continue at 5; Lute Olson, Mo Tangara bring in international teams for Goodwill games

    Friday, June 2 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-06-02 21:24:08 GMT

    The 2017 "Lute Olson Mo Tangara 16U World Basketball In Tucson, AZ" is just over two weeks away.  KVOA caught up with Mo Tangara to talk about the international goodwill and spirit involved in bringing teams from Africa, Asia and the Americas to Tucson for some Old Pueblo basketball. Here's more from the event's facebook page: "We are rallying some of the best 16 U National Basketball Teams, club teams, and select teams from around the world in Tucson. (USA, Chin...

    The 2017 "Lute Olson Mo Tangara 16U World Basketball In Tucson, AZ" is just over two weeks away.  KVOA caught up with Mo Tangara to talk about the international goodwill and spirit involved in bringing teams from Africa, Asia and the Americas to Tucson for some Old Pueblo basketball. Here's more from the event's facebook page: "We are rallying some of the best 16 U National Basketball Teams, club teams, and select teams from around the world in Tucson. (USA, Chin...

  • Four UA Softball Players named All-Americans

    Four UA Softball Players named All-Americans

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-05-31 23:19:40 GMT

    Arizona's season came to a disappointing end after Baylor shocked the Wildcats in the Super Regionals to advance to the College World Series.  However, that doesn't take away the stellar year from Coach Mike Candrea and the U of A softball team.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics:  Four Wildcats were named first-or-second-team All-Americans, tied for the most of any school in the country, the NFCA announced on Wednesday. Danielle O'Toole and Jessie Harp...

    Arizona's season came to a disappointing end after Baylor shocked the Wildcats in the Super Regionals to advance to the College World Series.  However, that doesn't take away the stellar year from Coach Mike Candrea and the U of A softball team.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics:  Four Wildcats were named first-or-second-team All-Americans, tied for the most of any school in the country, the NFCA announced on Wednesday. Danielle O'Toole and Jessie Harp...

  • Kickoff Times Announced for First 3 UA Football Home Games

    Kickoff Times Announced for First 3 UA Football Home Games

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-05-31 21:59:52 GMT
    We are just a few months away from the U of A football season.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: – The start times and television information for Arizona's first three home football games were announced Wednesday by the Pac-12 Conference. The Wildcats will appear on the Pac-12 Network, an ESPN network and FS1 in those three September contests at Arizona Stadium. Arizona's season opener against Northern Arizona on Sept. 2 will begin at 8 p.m. (MST) as the final game of ...
    We are just a few months away from the U of A football season.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: – The start times and television information for Arizona's first three home football games were announced Wednesday by the Pac-12 Conference. The Wildcats will appear on the Pac-12 Network, an ESPN network and FS1 in those three September contests at Arizona Stadium. Arizona's season opener against Northern Arizona on Sept. 2 will begin at 8 p.m. (MST) as the final game of ...
  • FC Tucson returns home to the Old Pueblo for Friday night game

    FC Tucson returns home to the Old Pueblo for Friday night game

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-05-31 15:00:13 GMT

    The FC Tucson soccer team is gearing up for a home game this Friday at the Kino Sports Complex.  Here's more from the team's communication's staff:

    The FC Tucson soccer team is gearing up for a home game this Friday at the Kino Sports Complex.  Here's more from the team's communication's staff:

  • Arizona Baseball lands in Lubbock Regional

    Arizona Baseball lands in Lubbock Regional

    Monday, May 29 2017 7:31 PM EDT2017-05-29 23:31:06 GMT

    The Arizona Wildcat baseball team will play in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season, and this year their play will start in Lubbock, TX.

    The Arizona Wildcat baseball team will play in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season, and this year their play will start in Lubbock, TX.

  • Arizona softball loses heartbreaking Super Regional

    Arizona softball loses heartbreaking Super Regional

    Monday, May 29 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-05-29 12:00:30 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz.—The middle of Baylor's order feasted on Arizona pitching and the Bears beat the Wildcats, 6-5, to win the best-of-three Super Regional play here Sunday and earn a berth in the Women's College World Series.

    TUCSON, Ariz.—The middle of Baylor's order feasted on Arizona pitching and the Bears beat the Wildcats, 6-5, to win the best-of-three Super Regional play here Sunday and earn a berth in the Women's College World Series.

  • Wildcats drop Game 2 of Tucson Super Regional

    Wildcats drop Game 2 of Tucson Super Regional

    Sunday, May 28 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-05-28 14:00:19 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz.— A four-run sixth helped propel Baylor (47-13) to a come-from-behind, 6-4 victory over Arizona (52-8) and force a winner-take-all game Sunday in the Super Regional of the NCAA Softball Championships.

    TUCSON, Ariz.— A four-run sixth helped propel Baylor (47-13) to a come-from-behind, 6-4 victory over Arizona (52-8) and force a winner-take-all game Sunday in the Super Regional of the NCAA Softball Championships.

  • Harper walks-off Game 1 for Arizona

    Harper walks-off Game 1 for Arizona

    Saturday, May 27 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-05-27 14:00:21 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz.— Jessie Harper snapped a streak of 13 at bats without a hit by singling in the final score to give Arizona a 3-2 victory over Baylor in game one of  the best-of-three Super Regional of the NCAA Softball Championships.

    TUCSON, Ariz.— Jessie Harper snapped a streak of 13 at bats without a hit by singling in the final score to give Arizona a 3-2 victory over Baylor in game one of  the best-of-three Super Regional of the NCAA Softball Championships.

  • Arizona readies for Baylor in Super Regional

    Arizona readies for Baylor in Super Regional

    Friday, May 26 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-05-26 12:00:27 GMT

    Two wins, and you're in. It's that simple for second-seeded Arizona (51-7) and 15th-seeded Baylor (46-12), who square off in a three-game series for a trip to the Women's College World Series this weekend at Hillenbrand Stadium.

    Two wins, and you're in. It's that simple for second-seeded Arizona (51-7) and 15th-seeded Baylor (46-12), who square off in a three-game series for a trip to the Women's College World Series this weekend at Hillenbrand Stadium.

  • Arizona softball team talks about taking on Baylor in NCAA Super Regionals

    Arizona softball team talks about taking on Baylor in NCAA Super Regionals

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:40:10 GMT

    It's now official! ESPN has announced Arizona's game against Baylor in the NCAA Super Regionals will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday. TO HEAR FROM THE ARIZONA WILDCATS, PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE. Here's more from Arizona Athletics:  The dates and times for the NCAA Tucson Super Regional between second-seeded Arizona and 15th-seeded Baylor have been announced. The Wildcats and Bears will square off in a best of three series at Hillenbrand Stadium this weekend. Dates, times and TV inf...

    It's now official! ESPN has announced Arizona's game against Baylor in the NCAA Super Regionals will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday. TO HEAR FROM THE ARIZONA WILDCATS, PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE. Here's more from Arizona Athletics:  The dates and times for the NCAA Tucson Super Regional between second-seeded Arizona and 15th-seeded Baylor have been announced. The Wildcats and Bears will square off in a best of three series at Hillenbrand Stadium this weekend. Dates, times and TV inf...

  • U of A set to take on Baylor with trip to College World Series on the line

    U of A set to take on Baylor with trip to College World Series on the line

    Monday, May 22 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-05-23 00:29:42 GMT
    Arizona is just two victories away from advancing to the College World Series.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics The dates and times for the NCAA Tucson Super Regional between second-seeded Arizona and 15th-seeded Baylor have been announced. The Wildcats and Bears will square off in a best of three series at Hillenbrand Stadium this weekend. Dates, times and TV info is below.   DATE TIME (MST) TV Friday, May 26 6 or 7 p.m. ESPN 2 Sa...
    Arizona is just two victories away from advancing to the College World Series.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics The dates and times for the NCAA Tucson Super Regional between second-seeded Arizona and 15th-seeded Baylor have been announced. The Wildcats and Bears will square off in a best of three series at Hillenbrand Stadium this weekend. Dates, times and TV info is below.   DATE TIME (MST) TV Friday, May 26 6 or 7 p.m. ESPN 2 Sa...
  • 5-star Arizona basketball commit Emmanuel Akot reclassifies to 2017

    5-star Arizona basketball commit Emmanuel Akot reclassifies to 2017

    Monday, May 22 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-05-22 20:46:07 GMT

    Arizona basketball has finished up its 2017 recruiting class, according to Sean Miller. The final piece is Emmanuel Akot, originally a 5-star recruit in the class of 2018.

    Arizona basketball has finished up its 2017 recruiting class, according to Sean Miller. The final piece is Emmanuel Akot, originally a 5-star recruit in the class of 2018.

  • Wildcats blank Gamecocks to earn Super Regional trip

    Wildcats blank Gamecocks to earn Super Regional trip

    Monday, May 22 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-05-22 12:00:29 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona's short game and leadoff hitter Mandie Perez racked up 15 hits to back sophomore pitcher Taylor McQuillin's shut-out pitching and Arizona won its own Regional in the NCAA Softball Championships Regional here at Rita Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium.

    TUCSON, Ariz. - Arizona's short game and leadoff hitter Mandie Perez racked up 15 hits to back sophomore pitcher Taylor McQuillin's shut-out pitching and Arizona won its own Regional in the NCAA Softball Championships Regional here at Rita Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium.

  • O'Toole's one-hitter leads Arizona to softball regional final

    O'Toole's one-hitter leads Arizona to softball regional final

    Sunday, May 21 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-05-21 14:00:19 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. — Danielle O'Toole threw no-hit ball for six and one-third innings and Arizona used her mastery over South Carolina's bats to beat the Gamecocks, 5-0, in NCAA action Saturday afternoon here at Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium.

    TUCSON, Ariz. — Danielle O'Toole threw no-hit ball for six and one-third innings and Arizona used her mastery over South Carolina's bats to beat the Gamecocks, 5-0, in NCAA action Saturday afternoon here at Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium.

  • 12th Avenue Music & Food Festival Begins This Weekend

    12th Avenue Music & Food Festival Begins This Weekend

    Saturday, May 20 2017 12:11 PM EDT2017-05-20 16:11:06 GMT

    Come try the food and listen to some of the awesome array of  music produced in Tucson and the border southwest.  It all goes down on South 12th Avenue between Ajo and Veterans Boulevard. There'll also be carnival rides for the kids, rock wall climbing, lowriders, mariachis and folklorico dancing. Ten of Tucson's non profits will also be on site.  The U of A Alumni Marching Band will be on hand, while the Changuitos Feos Mariachi Band also join in. Ice col...

    Come try the food and listen to some of the awesome array of  music produced in Tucson and the border southwest.  It all goes down on South 12th Avenue between Ajo and Veterans Boulevard. There'll also be carnival rides for the kids, rock wall climbing, lowriders, mariachis and folklorico dancing. Ten of Tucson's non profits will also be on site.  The U of A Alumni Marching Band will be on hand, while the Changuitos Feos Mariachi Band also join in. Ice col...

  • Oscar De La Hoya visits kids at Pascua Yaqui Health Center in Tucson

    Oscar De La Hoya visits kids at Pascua Yaqui Health Center in Tucson

    Saturday, May 20 2017 12:18 AM EDT2017-05-20 04:18:33 GMT
    Apart from helping bring millions of viewers to Tucson through the ESPN live broadcast of the boxing matches at the Casino Del Sol, Oscar De La Hoya also dazzled a crowd of dozens of people at the Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center.  The Pascua Yaqui tribe, who runs the Casino Del Sol in Tucson, played a major role in helping make the Oscar De La Hoya-promoted-fights a reality.  To see more, including KVOA's interview with Oscar De La Hoya, please click on icon above. 
    Apart from helping bring millions of viewers to Tucson through the ESPN live broadcast of the boxing matches at the Casino Del Sol, Oscar De La Hoya also dazzled a crowd of dozens of people at the Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center.  The Pascua Yaqui tribe, who runs the Casino Del Sol in Tucson, played a major role in helping make the Oscar De La Hoya-promoted-fights a reality.  To see more, including KVOA's interview with Oscar De La Hoya, please click on icon above. 
  • Boxing Highlights: Oscar De La Hoya Fight Card In Tucson Live On ESPN Was A Success

    Boxing Highlights: Oscar De La Hoya Fight Card In Tucson Live On ESPN Was A Success

    Friday, May 19 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-05-19 20:32:01 GMT
    Oscar De La Hoya brought a big fight card to Tucson seen live by millions of people on ESPN, and it turned out to be a big success at the Casino Del Sol. To see highlights, please click on icon above.  News 4 Tucson caught up for a 1-on-1 interview with Oscar De La Hoya at the Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center before the bouts.
    Oscar De La Hoya brought a big fight card to Tucson seen live by millions of people on ESPN, and it turned out to be a big success at the Casino Del Sol. To see highlights, please click on icon above.  News 4 Tucson caught up for a 1-on-1 interview with Oscar De La Hoya at the Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center before the bouts.
  • De La Hoya Fight in Tucson Tonight; Casino Del Sol & Old Pueblo on ESPN Live

    De La Hoya Fight in Tucson Tonight; Casino Del Sol & Old Pueblo on ESPN Live

    Thursday, May 18 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-05-19 01:59:05 GMT

    Gold Medal Winner and multiple world champ Oscar De La Hoya is bringing boxing tonight at the Casino Del Sol in Tucson in an event that'll be broadcast live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.  News Four Tucson's Paul Cicala talked to one of the best boxers of all time, Bernard Hopkins, to get his scoop on the fight.  Hopkins is in Tucson helping pump up the fight for Golden Boy Promotions.  To see the story as-aired-on-NBC please click on icon above.   Here's more on toni...

    Gold Medal Winner and multiple world champ Oscar De La Hoya is bringing boxing tonight at the Casino Del Sol in Tucson in an event that'll be broadcast live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes.  News Four Tucson's Paul Cicala talked to one of the best boxers of all time, Bernard Hopkins, to get his scoop on the fight.  Hopkins is in Tucson helping pump up the fight for Golden Boy Promotions.  To see the story as-aired-on-NBC please click on icon above.   Here's more on toni...

  • UA to face New Mexico St. in Tucson's NCAA Softball Regional

    UA to face New Mexico St. in Tucson's NCAA Softball Regional

    Thursday, May 18 2017 9:07 PM EDT2017-05-19 01:07:58 GMT

    #2 overall seed Arizona is preparing for a showdown with border southwest rival New Mexico State to open up post season on Friday.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: The tournament's overall No. 2 seed Arizona (48-7, 18-6 Pac-12) won its 11th conference title, earning the Pac-12 auto-bid to qualify for its 31st consecutive NCAA Tournament, a new NCAA record. South Carolina (32-23, 8-15 SEC) earned an at-large bid after a 10th-place finish in the SEC; the Gamecocks ar...

    #2 overall seed Arizona is preparing for a showdown with border southwest rival New Mexico State to open up post season on Friday.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics: The tournament's overall No. 2 seed Arizona (48-7, 18-6 Pac-12) won its 11th conference title, earning the Pac-12 auto-bid to qualify for its 31st consecutive NCAA Tournament, a new NCAA record. South Carolina (32-23, 8-15 SEC) earned an at-large bid after a 10th-place finish in the SEC; the Gamecocks ar...

  • De La Hoya fight at Casino Del Sol brings big economic impact to Tucson

    De La Hoya fight at Casino Del Sol brings big economic impact to Tucson

    Thursday, May 18 2017 9:04 PM EDT2017-05-19 01:04:02 GMT

    Once again the Casino Del Sol is bringing a nationally-televised fight card to Tucson.  

    Once again the Casino Del Sol is bringing a nationally-televised fight card to Tucson. 

  • Highlights: Cienega beats Sahuaro for state softball title

    Highlights: Cienega beats Sahuaro for state softball title

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-05-17 05:11:12 GMT

    In a battle between to Tucson-area softball powers, Cienega High School knocked off Sahuaro 4-1 in Tempe to take home its 2nd state title in the last three years.  To see complete highlights (including post-game reaction) please click on the icon above.  

    In a battle between to Tucson-area softball powers, Cienega High School knocked off Sahuaro 4-1 in Tempe to take home its 2nd state title in the last three years.  To see complete highlights (including post-game reaction) please click on the icon above.  

  • O'Toole, Mauga & Coach Candrea Honored by Pac-12

    O'Toole, Mauga & Coach Candrea Honored by Pac-12

    Monday, May 15 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-05-15 23:13:33 GMT
    As the Arizona softball squad gears up for the NCAA Regionals (set to begin against border southwest rival New Mexico State on Friday) here's more from Arizona Athletics with a look at the post-season awards: Arizona softball's Danielle O'Toole was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year, Katiyana Mauga was selected as Co-Pac-12 Player of the Year and Mike Candrea was named Pac-12 Coach of the Year, highlighting Arizona's representation on the annual Pac-12 sof...
    As the Arizona softball squad gears up for the NCAA Regionals (set to begin against border southwest rival New Mexico State on Friday) here's more from Arizona Athletics with a look at the post-season awards: Arizona softball's Danielle O'Toole was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year, Katiyana Mauga was selected as Co-Pac-12 Player of the Year and Mike Candrea was named Pac-12 Coach of the Year, highlighting Arizona's representation on the annual Pac-12 sof...
  • Arizona wins road series at College of Charleston

    Arizona wins road series at College of Charleston

    Monday, May 15 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-05-15 11:00:33 GMT
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Cody Deason tossed 6 1/3 shutout innings and Kyle Lewis went 4 for 4 at the plate as the Arizona Wildcats beat College of Charleston 6-0 on Sunday at the Ballpark at Patriots Point to win the series. The win improved Arizona to 33-17 and dropped College of Charleston to 24-27. It marked Arizona’s third shutout of the season and first since blanking Arkansas on March 3. Deason went 6 1/3 innings, giving up six hits and one walk, while striking out four ...
    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Cody Deason tossed 6 1/3 shutout innings and Kyle Lewis went 4 for 4 at the plate as the Arizona Wildcats beat College of Charleston 6-0 on Sunday at the Ballpark at Patriots Point to win the series. The win improved Arizona to 33-17 and dropped College of Charleston to 24-27. It marked Arizona’s third shutout of the season and first since blanking Arkansas on March 3. Deason went 6 1/3 innings, giving up six hits and one walk, while striking out four ...
  • #2 seed Arizona Softball will host Tucson Regional

    #2 seed Arizona Softball will host Tucson Regional

    Monday, May 15 2017 2:21 AM EDT2017-05-15 06:21:53 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- For a new NCAA-record 31st consecutive season, Arizona will participate in postseason play. The Wildcats received the No. 2 overall seed in the tournament, putting them in a position to host both regionals and super regionals should UA advance.

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- For a new NCAA-record 31st consecutive season, Arizona will participate in postseason play. The Wildcats received the No. 2 overall seed in the tournament, putting them in a position to host both regionals and super regionals should UA advance.

  • Arizona baseball evens series with College of Charleston

    Arizona baseball evens series with College of Charleston

    Sunday, May 14 2017 1:49 AM EDT2017-05-14 05:49:42 GMT

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Michael Flynn tossed three scoreless innings in relief and Cesar Salazar delivered a pinch-hit RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the Arizona Wildcats to a 4-3 win over College of Charleston on Saturday evening at the Ballpark at Patriots Point.

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Michael Flynn tossed three scoreless innings in relief and Cesar Salazar delivered a pinch-hit RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the Arizona Wildcats to a 4-3 win over College of Charleston on Saturday evening at the Ballpark at Patriots Point.

  • Highlights: Nogales beats CDO to face Salpointe for state title

    Highlights: Nogales beats CDO to face Salpointe for state title

    Thursday, May 11 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-05-11 22:06:49 GMT

    It'll be an all-Southern Arizona showdown in the 4A State title game as #1 seed Nogales advanced to the state title game against #2 Salpointe. 

    It'll be an all-Southern Arizona showdown in the 4A State title game as #1 seed Nogales advanced to the state title game against #2 Salpointe. 

  • Hall of Famer Alday returns to coach Pima baseball; Leaves Ironwood Ridge Softball

    Hall of Famer Alday returns to coach Pima baseball; Leaves Ironwood Ridge Softball

    Thursday, May 11 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-05-11 22:05:37 GMT
    After multiple state championships with the Ironwood Ridge softball team, Coach Rich Alday is returning to baseball and Pima Community College.  Here's more from Pima College athletics: The Pima Community College baseball program has its new coach and it is a familiar face. Rich Alday has agreed to come back to lead the Aztecs as their head coach. Alday started the Pima baseball program and racked up a record of 496-220 in his 16-year career from 1974-1989. He took the Aztecs t...
    After multiple state championships with the Ironwood Ridge softball team, Coach Rich Alday is returning to baseball and Pima Community College.  Here's more from Pima College athletics: The Pima Community College baseball program has its new coach and it is a familiar face. Rich Alday has agreed to come back to lead the Aztecs as their head coach. Alday started the Pima baseball program and racked up a record of 496-220 in his 16-year career from 1974-1989. He took the Aztecs t...
  • Salpointe baseball team plays tonight & discusses chasing elusive state title

    Salpointe baseball team plays tonight & discusses chasing elusive state title

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-05-11 00:00:21 GMT

    Salpointe High school's baseball team is the state's #2 seed, and is one win away from advancing to the Arizona 4A Championship Game. To hear what Salpointe is saying please click on the icon above. 

    Salpointe High school's baseball team is the state's #2 seed, and is one win away from advancing to the Arizona 4A Championship Game. To hear what Salpointe is saying please click on the icon above. 

  • Highlights of CDO & Empire High winning softball state titles in Tempe

    Highlights of CDO & Empire High winning softball state titles in Tempe

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-05-10 23:14:05 GMT

    Tucson-area teams continue to dominate Phoenix-area teams in high school softball!   Canyon Del Oro (CDO) took home its 9th state title in softball while Empire also won it's second.   TO SEE COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS CLICK ON THE ICON ABOVE. 

    Tucson-area teams continue to dominate Phoenix-area teams in high school softball!   Canyon Del Oro (CDO) took home its 9th state title in softball while Empire also won it's second.   TO SEE COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS CLICK ON THE ICON ABOVE. 

  • Games Tonight! Nogales, CDO & Salpointe in position to win state title in baseball; Complete Playoff Schedule

    Games Tonight! Nogales, CDO & Salpointe in position to win state title in baseball; Complete Playoff Schedule

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-05-10 22:51:09 GMT

    Three out of the four Semi-Final squads gunning for a state championship in baseball are from Southern Arizona: Nogales, Canyon Del Oro and Salpointe.  Here's a complete baseball playoff schedule for the remaining teams that are still alive: WEDNESDAY, MAY 10 4A Semifinals No. 1 Nogales vs. No. 4 Canyon del Oro, 6:30 p.m. at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson  No. 2 Salpointe vs. No. 6 Marcos de Niza, 4 p.m.  in Phoenix Area  FRIDAY, MAY 12 3A Semifinal at Surprise Co...

    Three out of the four Semi-Final squads gunning for a state championship in baseball are from Southern Arizona: Nogales, Canyon Del Oro and Salpointe.  Here's a complete baseball playoff schedule for the remaining teams that are still alive: WEDNESDAY, MAY 10 4A Semifinals No. 1 Nogales vs. No. 4 Canyon del Oro, 6:30 p.m. at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson  No. 2 Salpointe vs. No. 6 Marcos de Niza, 4 p.m.  in Phoenix Area  FRIDAY, MAY 12 3A Semifinal at Surprise Co...

  • CDO & Empire in State title game this evening; Benson wins state title; More Playoff Softball Schedule

    CDO & Empire in State title game this evening; Benson wins state title; More Playoff Softball Schedule

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-05-10 00:00:25 GMT

    Vail's Empire High School, Oro Valley's CDO and Cochise County's Benson High School are all playing in the state championship game in high softball. Here's a complete schedule for the Southern Arizona teams still alive: MONDAY, MAY 8 2A Championship at ASU, 7:30 p.m. No. 2 Benson vs. No. 1 Bourgade Catholic TUESDAY, MAY 9 4A Championship at ASU, 7:30 p.m. No. 1 Canyon del Oro vs. No. 3 Sunrise Mountain 3A Championship at ASU, 5 p.m. No. 12 Empire vs. No. 2 Yuma Catholic 6A Elimi...

    Vail's Empire High School, Oro Valley's CDO and Cochise County's Benson High School are all playing in the state championship game in high softball. Here's a complete schedule for the Southern Arizona teams still alive: MONDAY, MAY 8 2A Championship at ASU, 7:30 p.m. No. 2 Benson vs. No. 1 Bourgade Catholic TUESDAY, MAY 9 4A Championship at ASU, 7:30 p.m. No. 1 Canyon del Oro vs. No. 3 Sunrise Mountain 3A Championship at ASU, 5 p.m. No. 12 Empire vs. No. 2 Yuma Catholic 6A Elimi...

  • Arizona walks off against Washington to sweep series

    Arizona walks off against Washington to sweep series

    Monday, May 8 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-05-08 04:38:25 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona Wildcats scored five runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat Washington 12-11 Sunday afternoon in front of 3,356 fans at Hi Corbett Field.

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The Arizona Wildcats scored five runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat Washington 12-11 Sunday afternoon in front of 3,356 fans at Hi Corbett Field.

  • Arizona women's golf heads to regional in Georgia

    Arizona women's golf heads to regional in Georgia

    Sunday, May 7 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-05-07 14:00:19 GMT

     
    The University of Arizona women's will head to Athens, Georgia to compete in the NCAA Regionals starting May 8th. The Cats will tee off Monday morning beginning at 8:27 a.m. EST. The tournament is a 54-hole stroke play format composing of three 18-hole rounds.

     
    The University of Arizona women's will head to Athens, Georgia to compete in the NCAA Regionals starting May 8th. The Cats will tee off Monday morning beginning at 8:27 a.m. EST. The tournament is a 54-hole stroke play format composing of three 18-hole rounds.

  • Arizona beats Washington 3-1 to win Pac-12 series

    Arizona beats Washington 3-1 to win Pac-12 series

    Sunday, May 7 2017 1:39 AM EDT2017-05-07 05:39:52 GMT

    The Arizona baseball team stopped a six-game swoon Friday night with a walk-off win, and looked even better Saturday. 

    The Arizona baseball team stopped a six-game swoon Friday night with a walk-off win, and looked even better Saturday. 

  • Playoff Highlights For Softball & Basebal: 3 So. AZ Baseball Teams Advance To State Final Four (Nogales, CDO & Salpointe);

    Playoff Highlights For Softball & Basebal: 3 So. AZ Baseball Teams Advance To State Final Four (Nogales, CDO & Salpointe);

    Saturday, May 6 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-05-06 15:07:09 GMT

    As is the case seemingly every year the last handful of season, the post season picture in high school baseball has seen a high number of Southern Arizona schools.   2017 is no exception.   Nogales High School, Canyon Del Oro and Salpointe have advanced to the 4A State semifinals (the Final Four).    PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE TO SEE COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS, INCLUDING PLAYOFF SOFTBALL WITH TUCSON-AREA TEAMS. Here's more final scores: HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL PLAYOF...

    As is the case seemingly every year the last handful of season, the post season picture in high school baseball has seen a high number of Southern Arizona schools.   2017 is no exception.   Nogales High School, Canyon Del Oro and Salpointe have advanced to the 4A State semifinals (the Final Four).    PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE TO SEE COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS, INCLUDING PLAYOFF SOFTBALL WITH TUCSON-AREA TEAMS. Here's more final scores: HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL PLAYOF...

  • UA softball to face UCLA AT 5 p.m.; Could decide Pac-12 title

    UA softball to face UCLA AT 5 p.m.; Could decide Pac-12 title

    Friday, May 5 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-05-05 21:48:31 GMT

    If Coach Mike Candrea and the Arizona wildcats sweep UCLA in a series starting later today, Arizona can clinch a Pac-12 title.  IF YOU'D LIKE TO HEAR FROM THE ARIZONA WILDCATS AS-SEEN-ON-KVOA, PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics:  #3 ARIZONA at #12 UCLA MAY 5-7 • WESTWOOOD, CALIF.   Arizona (47-5, 17-4 Pac-12) • UCLA (37-12, 11-7 Pac-12)   THE GAMES (Times MST) 1 | Friday, May 5 (5 p.m.) |  at  ...

    If Coach Mike Candrea and the Arizona wildcats sweep UCLA in a series starting later today, Arizona can clinch a Pac-12 title.  IF YOU'D LIKE TO HEAR FROM THE ARIZONA WILDCATS AS-SEEN-ON-KVOA, PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE.  Here's more from Arizona Athletics:  #3 ARIZONA at #12 UCLA MAY 5-7 • WESTWOOOD, CALIF.   Arizona (47-5, 17-4 Pac-12) • UCLA (37-12, 11-7 Pac-12)   THE GAMES (Times MST) 1 | Friday, May 5 (5 p.m.) |  at  ...

  • CDO beats Salpointe to advance to softball state title game

    CDO beats Salpointe to advance to softball state title game

    Friday, May 5 2017 10:50 AM EDT2017-05-05 14:50:07 GMT

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL STATE PLAYOFFS (Thursday, May 4th, 2017) CANYON DEL ORO (CDO)   7   SALPOINTE   0 VERRADO  11  MOUNTAIN VIEW  1 QUEEN CREEK   5   IRONWOOD RIDGE   2 CHAPARRAL  4  CIENEGA  9 HAMILTON  7  TUCSON  0 QUEEN CREEK  5  IRONWOOD RIDGE  2

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL STATE PLAYOFFS (Thursday, May 4th, 2017) CANYON DEL ORO (CDO)   7   SALPOINTE   0 VERRADO  11  MOUNTAIN VIEW  1 QUEEN CREEK   5   IRONWOOD RIDGE   2 CHAPARRAL  4  CIENEGA  9 HAMILTON  7  TUCSON  0 QUEEN CREEK  5  IRONWOOD RIDGE  2

  • High School Playoffs Tonight -Thursday & Friday Schedule (Tucson-Area Softball & Baseball)

    High School Playoffs Tonight -Thursday & Friday Schedule (Tucson-Area Softball & Baseball)

    Thursday, May 4 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-05-04 23:24:14 GMT

    By Kyana Ray Robles  One moment, it’s batting practice and season tryouts.  And just before you know it, that moment becomes "fight to the finish"in double and single elimination playoff tournaments. This year Arizona has seen some incredible talent at the High School level in both softball and baseball.  From no-hitters to dingers over left and right field, this season has brought a great amount of anticipation for the State Title. TO SEE A FULL RUN...

    By Kyana Ray Robles  One moment, it’s batting practice and season tryouts.  And just before you know it, that moment becomes "fight to the finish"in double and single elimination playoff tournaments. This year Arizona has seen some incredible talent at the High School level in both softball and baseball.  From no-hitters to dingers over left and right field, this season has brought a great amount of anticipation for the State Title. TO SEE A FULL RUN...

  • Nova Home Loans Arizona Receives National Love From President Trump

    Nova Home Loans Arizona Receives National Love From President Trump

    Thursday, May 4 2017 10:02 AM EDT2017-05-04 14:02:06 GMT

    President Trump gave props to the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl on live TV as he recognized the Air Force Football team that won the Tucson-area bowl game.   Congresswoman Martha McSally, from Tucson, was at the White House for the event.   McSally, is an Air Force Veteran and was a big supporter of the Falcon football team during their stay in the Old Pueblo in the week leading up to the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl To see President Trump's remarks about the Arizona Bowl, p...

    President Trump gave props to the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl on live TV as he recognized the Air Force Football team that won the Tucson-area bowl game.   Congresswoman Martha McSally, from Tucson, was at the White House for the event.   McSally, is an Air Force Veteran and was a big supporter of the Falcon football team during their stay in the Old Pueblo in the week leading up to the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl To see President Trump's remarks about the Arizona Bowl, p...

  • Highlights from High School Playoff Softball & Baseball; Tuesday Night Scores

    Highlights from High School Playoff Softball & Baseball; Tuesday Night Scores

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 1:56 AM EDT2017-05-03 05:56:29 GMT

    It was a big Tuesday for high school teams in Southern Arizona in both softball and baseball.  Click on the icon above for complete highlights for a playoff games.  

    It was a big Tuesday for high school teams in Southern Arizona in both softball and baseball.  Click on the icon above for complete highlights for a playoff games.  

  • Five Aztecs softball players nab All-Conference; Three named All-Region

    Five Aztecs softball players nab All-Conference; Three named All-Region

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:29:03 GMT
    The Pima Community College softball team was well represented in the All-ACCAC Conference and All-Region teams released on Monday.  hERE'S MORE FROM PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE ATHLETICS: Sophomores Margarita Corona (Tucson HS), Courtney Brown (Flowing Wells HS), Gabriela Trejo (Desert View HS) and Bailey Critchlow as well as freshman Mandy Lorenson (Ironwood Ridge HS) earned the honors. Corona, a catcher, was named first team All-ACCAC as she finished the regular season with 14 hom...
    The Pima Community College softball team was well represented in the All-ACCAC Conference and All-Region teams released on Monday.  hERE'S MORE FROM PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE ATHLETICS: Sophomores Margarita Corona (Tucson HS), Courtney Brown (Flowing Wells HS), Gabriela Trejo (Desert View HS) and Bailey Critchlow as well as freshman Mandy Lorenson (Ironwood Ridge HS) earned the honors. Corona, a catcher, was named first team All-ACCAC as she finished the regular season with 14 hom...
  • GAMES TONIGHT: Area high school softball, baseball postseason schedule

    GAMES TONIGHT: Area high school softball, baseball postseason schedule

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:20:57 GMT

    The playoffs are in full swing for Tucson-area high school softball and baseball.  Here's a complete schedule of upcoming games.

    The playoffs are in full swing for Tucson-area high school softball and baseball.  Here's a complete schedule of upcoming games.

  • Arizona softball shows no mercy to ASU on senior day

    Arizona softball shows no mercy to ASU on senior day

    Monday, May 1 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-05-01 12:00:29 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Danielle O'Toole threw a one-hit shutout on her senior day and Jessie Harper went 3-for-3 with two homers and five RBI, helping the Wildcats beat No. 23 Arizona State 8-0 in five innings and win the series over their rivals for the second straight year.

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Danielle O'Toole threw a one-hit shutout on her senior day and Jessie Harper went 3-for-3 with two homers and five RBI, helping the Wildcats beat No. 23 Arizona State 8-0 in five innings and win the series over their rivals for the second straight year.

  • Four Wildcats invited to NBA Combine

    Four Wildcats invited to NBA Combine

    Monday, May 1 2017 12:55 AM EDT2017-05-01 04:55:00 GMT

    Four Arizona Wildcats have been invited to the NBA Draft Combine, according to multiple reports.

    Four Arizona Wildcats have been invited to the NBA Draft Combine, according to multiple reports.

  • Magloire and Griffey sign as UDFA; Tagaloa to get training camp shot

    Magloire and Griffey sign as UDFA; Tagaloa to get training camp shot

    Sunday, April 30 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-30 14:00:21 GMT

    Former Arizona Wildcats Paul Magloire and Trey Griffey signed contracts as free agents after going undrafted Saturday.

    Former Arizona Wildcats Paul Magloire and Trey Griffey signed contracts as free agents after going undrafted Saturday.

  • Former coach returns to face FC Tucson, UA soccer with pro team at 7:30 p.m. tonight

    Former coach returns to face FC Tucson, UA soccer with pro team at 7:30 p.m. tonight

    Saturday, April 29 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-04-29 16:04:08 GMT

    Here's more from the FC Tucson website as crews at Kino Sports Complex prep for Saturday games: FC Tucson announced today they will play host to Phoenix Rising FC and the University of Arizona Men’s team on Saturday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. at Kino North Stadium. Players from each level of competition – collegiate, semi-pro, and pro – will face off against each other on the same field in a night that celebrates soccer in Arizona. “I think this is a great o...

    Here's more from the FC Tucson website as crews at Kino Sports Complex prep for Saturday games: FC Tucson announced today they will play host to Phoenix Rising FC and the University of Arizona Men’s team on Saturday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. at Kino North Stadium. Players from each level of competition – collegiate, semi-pro, and pro – will face off against each other on the same field in a night that celebrates soccer in Arizona. “I think this is a great o...

  • USC wins Pac-12 Title on U of A Soil; Cats Get Eliminated By Washington

    USC wins Pac-12 Title on U of A Soil; Cats Get Eliminated By Washington

    Saturday, April 29 2017 12:00 PM EDT2017-04-29 16:00:14 GMT

    ?After a morning of Pac-12 action, No. 3 seed of Arizona concludes team play as they drop to UW, (1-4). The Wildcats garnered a (17-10) overall team record this season. UA's No.1 and 2 duo then went on to compete in the pair play later in the day. HERE'S MORE FROM ARIZONA ATHLETICS: Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Info | Brackets | 2016 Review | Watch | Live Scoring Halli Amaro and Natalie Anselmo of the No. 5 duo picked up the first win of the day fo...

    ?After a morning of Pac-12 action, No. 3 seed of Arizona concludes team play as they drop to UW, (1-4). The Wildcats garnered a (17-10) overall team record this season. UA's No.1 and 2 duo then went on to compete in the pair play later in the day. HERE'S MORE FROM ARIZONA ATHLETICS: Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Info | Brackets | 2016 Review | Watch | Live Scoring Halli Amaro and Natalie Anselmo of the No. 5 duo picked up the first win of the day fo...

  • Title Sponsor of Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl Receives National Honors

    Title Sponsor of Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl Receives National Honors

    Friday, April 28 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-04-28 16:06:04 GMT

    Nova Home Loans is making a bigger name for itself nationwide, not just as the title sponsor of the Arizona Bowl.  One of its employees is receiving national honors once again.  Here's more from Nova Home Loans communications team:      NOVA(r) Home Loans, a Tucson based mortgage lender, announced today that Paul Volpe has been named the #1 Loan Officer in the United States based on number of units closed in 2016.  Mortgage Executive Magazine and Scotsma...

    Nova Home Loans is making a bigger name for itself nationwide, not just as the title sponsor of the Arizona Bowl.  One of its employees is receiving national honors once again.  Here's more from Nova Home Loans communications team:      NOVA(r) Home Loans, a Tucson based mortgage lender, announced today that Paul Volpe has been named the #1 Loan Officer in the United States based on number of units closed in 2016.  Mortgage Executive Magazine and Scotsma...

  • Arizona advances in Pac-12 volleyball tournament

    Arizona advances in Pac-12 volleyball tournament

    Friday, April 28 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-04-28 15:06:08 GMT

    After a day full at the Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championships in Tucson, the University of Arizona advanced to day two of the 2017 tournament.  

    After a day full at the Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championships in Tucson, the University of Arizona advanced to day two of the 2017 tournament.  

  • U of A hosts Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championships Through Saturday

    U of A hosts Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championships Through Saturday

    Thursday, April 27 2017 2:43 PM EDT2017-04-27 18:43:06 GMT
    The campus of the U of A is the place to be if you love beach volleyball.  The Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championships continue! (COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS ON NEWS FOUR TUCSON AT 6 & 10 P.M.  Here's more from the Arizona Athletics : The University of Arizona hosts the second-annual 2017 Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championships. The tournament begins Thursday, April 27 and concludes Saturday, April 29.   No. 1 USC, No. 2 UCLA, No. 8 Arizona, Arizona State, CAL, Stanford, Orego...
    The campus of the U of A is the place to be if you love beach volleyball.  The Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championships continue! (COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS ON NEWS FOUR TUCSON AT 6 & 10 P.M.  Here's more from the Arizona Athletics : The University of Arizona hosts the second-annual 2017 Pac-12 Beach Volleyball Championships. The tournament begins Thursday, April 27 and concludes Saturday, April 29.   No. 1 USC, No. 2 UCLA, No. 8 Arizona, Arizona State, CAL, Stanford, Orego...
  • Arizona golfer Zhou wins Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year

    Arizona golfer Zhou wins Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year

    Thursday, April 27 2017 1:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 05:57:45 GMT

    Tucson, Ariz. -  Arizona senior Wanasa Zhou was selected as the Pac-12 Conference Women's Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Zhou was presented with the trophy at the conclusion of the 2017 Pac-12 Championships at Sewailo Golf Club.

    Tucson, Ariz. -  Arizona senior Wanasa Zhou was selected as the Pac-12 Conference Women's Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Zhou was presented with the trophy at the conclusion of the 2017 Pac-12 Championships at Sewailo Golf Club.

  • Mauga wins Pac-12 Player of the Week

    Mauga wins Pac-12 Player of the Week

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-04-26 12:00:27 GMT

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Senior third baseman Katiyana Mauga was named Pac-12 Player of the Week for the third time in the last four weeks and fourth time overall in 2017, the conference announced on Tuesday.

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Senior third baseman Katiyana Mauga was named Pac-12 Player of the Week for the third time in the last four weeks and fourth time overall in 2017, the conference announced on Tuesday.

  • UA freshman influenced by Katiyana Mauga's homers & leadership

    UA freshman influenced by Katiyana Mauga's homers & leadership

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-04-25 15:06:08 GMT

    Arizona senior Katiyana Mauga is now the all time home run leader in softball at the U of A.   She also has a distinct influence as an upperclasswoman and mentor for the freshman sensations at the U of A.  To see more as-aired-on-KVOA please click on icon above.  

    Arizona senior Katiyana Mauga is now the all time home run leader in softball at the U of A.   She also has a distinct influence as an upperclasswoman and mentor for the freshman sensations at the U of A.  To see more as-aired-on-KVOA please click on icon above.  

  • UA Arthritis Center and UA Athletics Team Up For 2017 Bear Down Luncheon, April 26

    UA Arthritis Center and UA Athletics Team Up For 2017 Bear Down Luncheon, April 26

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-04-25 03:25:28 GMT

    On Wednesday, April 26th News 4 Tucson will have the distinct honor (and pleasure) of introducing University of Arizona & USA Coaching Legend Mike Candrea as the keynote speaker at the U of A Arthritis Center "Bear down Luncheon". Here's an article from last week's Arizona Daily Star featuring Coach Candrea & News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala (who's been suffering from Psoriatic Arthritis since he was in his 20's).   Click here to see the sportscast in which Paul C...

    On Wednesday, April 26th News 4 Tucson will have the distinct honor (and pleasure) of introducing University of Arizona & USA Coaching Legend Mike Candrea as the keynote speaker at the U of A Arthritis Center "Bear down Luncheon". Here's an article from last week's Arizona Daily Star featuring Coach Candrea & News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala (who's been suffering from Psoriatic Arthritis since he was in his 20's).   Click here to see the sportscast in which Paul C...

  • Arizona in 5th place

    Arizona in 5th place

    Monday, April 24 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-04-25 00:37:07 GMT
    All eyes in the women's college golf world are focused on Southwest Tucson as the Pac-12 Championships continue at the Sewailo Golf Club at the Casino Del Sol.  After day 1, the University of Arizona is in 5th place. Here's more from the Pac-12: Paced by individual co-leaders Lilia Vu and Bethany Wu, UCLA owns the lead after Monday’s opening 18 holes of the 2017 Pac-12 Women’s Golf Championships hosted by the University of Arizona at Sewailo Golf Club. Vu and Wu ea...
    All eyes in the women's college golf world are focused on Southwest Tucson as the Pac-12 Championships continue at the Sewailo Golf Club at the Casino Del Sol.  After day 1, the University of Arizona is in 5th place. Here's more from the Pac-12: Paced by individual co-leaders Lilia Vu and Bethany Wu, UCLA owns the lead after Monday’s opening 18 holes of the 2017 Pac-12 Women’s Golf Championships hosted by the University of Arizona at Sewailo Golf Club. Vu and Wu ea...
  • Nogales-born, Tucson-raised Oscar Valdez remains unbeaten & retains belt

    Nogales-born, Tucson-raised Oscar Valdez remains unbeaten & retains belt

    Monday, April 24 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-04-24 16:04:09 GMT

    The Nogales-born, Tucson-raised boxer Oscar Valdez remains unbeaten and is still the WBO featherweight champ after outlasting Miguel Marriaga in a title fight in Carson, CA.  Valdez continues to call the Sonoran Desert home, and has ties in Tucson, Nogales and Hermosillo. 

    The Nogales-born, Tucson-raised boxer Oscar Valdez remains unbeaten and is still the WBO featherweight champ after outlasting Miguel Marriaga in a title fight in Carson, CA.  Valdez continues to call the Sonoran Desert home, and has ties in Tucson, Nogales and Hermosillo. 

  • Highlights from #3 Zona softball vs. #6 Oregon on Sunday;

    Highlights from #3 Zona softball vs. #6 Oregon on Sunday;

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:07:05 GMT

    It was a memorable series for Katiyana Mauga, who hit her 88th home run as an Arizona Wildcat in game two in Saturday's win.  However, Sunday's final showdown in the series wasn't so "happy" for the Cats.  -FOR COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS, PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: No. 6 Oregon hit two solo home runs in the top of the sixth inning, erasing Arizona's late lead to avoid its first Pac-12 sweep since 2011. The Ducks won Sunday's series f...

    It was a memorable series for Katiyana Mauga, who hit her 88th home run as an Arizona Wildcat in game two in Saturday's win.  However, Sunday's final showdown in the series wasn't so "happy" for the Cats.  -FOR COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS, PLEASE CLICK ON ICON ABOVE. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: No. 6 Oregon hit two solo home runs in the top of the sixth inning, erasing Arizona's late lead to avoid its first Pac-12 sweep since 2011. The Ducks won Sunday's series f...

  • Arizona loses to Oregon; Mauga sets AZ homerun record

    Arizona loses to Oregon; Mauga sets AZ homerun record

    Sunday, April 23 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-04-23 21:20:37 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...

  • 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 12:11 PM EDT2017-04-23 16:11:07 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...

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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. 

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