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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...

  • Nogales' Jimenez commits to play baseball at NSMU

    Nogales' Jimenez commits to play baseball at NSMU

    Monday, July 17 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-07-18 00:44:09 GMT

    Nogales Apaches baseball standout Kevin Jimenez has committed to play baseball at New Mexico State according to his Twitter account.

    Nogales Apaches baseball standout Kevin Jimenez has committed to play baseball at New Mexico State according to his Twitter account.

  • Report: Padres ask about Sahuaro High grad Verdugo in trade talks

    Report: Padres ask about Sahuaro High grad Verdugo in trade talks

    Friday, July 14 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-07-14 04:16:18 GMT

    According to a report from Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the San Diego Padres asked about Dodgers outfield prospect Alex Verdugo in trade talks regarding reliever Brad Hand.

    According to a report from Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the San Diego Padres asked about Dodgers outfield prospect Alex Verdugo in trade talks regarding reliever Brad Hand.

  • 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...

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.  

  • 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...
  • Fowler Leads After 1st Round Of U.S. Open

    Fowler Leads After 1st Round Of U.S. Open

    Friday, June 16 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-06-16 04:00:07 GMT
    Day one of the 2017 U.S. Open is in the books.  Here's more from the Associated Press:  Erin Hills was kind to Rickie Fowler and rough on several others during the first round of the U.S. Open.      Fowler is atop the leaderboard following a 7-under 65 that included seven birdies and no bogeys. He birdied three straight holes while making the turn and tied the record for the lowest score in relation to par for a first round of a U.S. Open. Jack Nicklaus and T...
    Day one of the 2017 U.S. Open is in the books.  Here's more from the Associated Press:  Erin Hills was kind to Rickie Fowler and rough on several others during the first round of the U.S. Open.      Fowler is atop the leaderboard following a 7-under 65 that included seven birdies and no bogeys. He birdied three straight holes while making the turn and tied the record for the lowest score in relation to par for a first round of a U.S. Open. Jack Nicklaus and T...
  • 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 ...

  • Cholla High School student to compete in 5K in Australia

    Cholla High School student to compete in 5K in Australia

    Friday, June 9 2017 6:57 PM EDT2017-06-09 22:57:45 GMT

    Cholla High School's Uriel Fernandez runs cross country, but he never thought he'd cross oceans. 

    Cholla High School's Uriel Fernandez runs cross country, but he never thought he'd cross oceans. 

  • 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.   

  • 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).  

  • 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.  

  • 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:

  • Stanford offers Salpointe's Majok Deng

    Stanford offers Salpointe's Majok Deng

    Monday, May 29 2017 2:11 AM EDT2017-05-29 06:11:09 GMT

    The University of Stanford has offered a basketball scholarship to Salpointe Catholic rising junior Majok Deng, according to his AAU team. 

    The University of Stanford has offered a basketball scholarship to Salpointe Catholic rising junior Majok Deng, according to his AAU team. 

  • 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...

  • 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...
  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...
  • Sabino baseball and softball win play-in games

    Sabino baseball and softball win play-in games

    Thursday, April 27 2017 1:54 AM EDT2017-04-27 05:54:38 GMT

    The Sabino baseball team has made it to the 3A state tournament, courtesy of a 7-0 shutout over Fountain Hills at home. The Sabino softball team did the same thing, winning its 3A tournament play-in game.

    The Sabino baseball team has made it to the 3A state tournament, courtesy of a 7-0 shutout over Fountain Hills at home. The Sabino softball team did the same thing, winning its 3A tournament play-in game.

  • 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.  

  • 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. 

  • 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.  

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...
  • 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"?  

  • 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.

  • Salpointe wins Silver Bracket of Catbox Classic

    Salpointe wins Silver Bracket of Catbox Classic

    Saturday, March 25 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-03-26 01:14:20 GMT

    Maggie and Kat Scheppelman of Salpointe Catholic's beach volleyball team won the silver bracket at the 2nd annual Catbox Classic, a beach volleyball tournament hosted by the University of Arizona and Ironwood Ridge High School.

    Maggie and Kat Scheppelman of Salpointe Catholic's beach volleyball team won the silver bracket at the 2nd annual Catbox Classic, a beach volleyball tournament hosted by the University of Arizona and Ironwood Ridge High School.

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Special Olympics Golf At Rio Hosted By Tucson Conquistadores Classic

    Special Olympics Golf At Rio Hosted By Tucson Conquistadores Classic

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Pima College Athletic Schedule For Week

    Pima College Athletic Schedule For Week

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Arizona Baseball team hopes to stay unbeaten in weekend home stand

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Buzzer-beater you don't want to miss! Salpointe beats Catalina Foothills & heads to state title game after overtime thriller

    Buzzer-beater you don't want to miss! Salpointe beats Catalina Foothills & heads to state title game after overtime thriller

    Friday, February 24 2017 1:18 AM EST2017-02-24 06:18:23 GMT
    The boys basketball matchup between #2 seed Salpointe & #3 seed Catalina Foothills will go down as one of the most entertaining games in recent high school basketball history.  At stake on Thursday night was a trip to the 4A state chamionship game.  The game would go into overtime after it ended in regulation tied at 53.   In the OT, it be tied at 55 with Salpointe having possession.  Senior Isaac Cruz, one of the smallest players on the court, showed his hear...
    The boys basketball matchup between #2 seed Salpointe & #3 seed Catalina Foothills will go down as one of the most entertaining games in recent high school basketball history.  At stake on Thursday night was a trip to the 4A state chamionship game.  The game would go into overtime after it ended in regulation tied at 53.   In the OT, it be tied at 55 with Salpointe having possession.  Senior Isaac Cruz, one of the smallest players on the court, showed his hear...
  • Kobi Simmons Talks About Cats' Matchup With USC Tonight & ESPN Gameday In Tucson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Sabino High's Boys Basketball Loses In State Quarterfinals

    Sabino High's Boys Basketball Loses In State Quarterfinals

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 6:10 PM EST2017-02-21 23:10:22 GMT
    A former Cienega High School standout is making a name for herself at the next level. Here's more from the Pima Community College Athletic Staff: Pima Community College women’s basketball player Denesia Smith (Cienega HS) was selected ACCAC Division II Player of the Week on Tuesday for the week of Feb. 13-19. Smith, a sophomore, averaged 21 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals as the Aztecs went 1-1 last week. They fell in overtime against Cochise College (Divis...
    A former Cienega High School standout is making a name for herself at the next level. Here's more from the Pima Community College Athletic Staff: Pima Community College women’s basketball player Denesia Smith (Cienega HS) was selected ACCAC Division II Player of the Week on Tuesday for the week of Feb. 13-19. Smith, a sophomore, averaged 21 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals as the Aztecs went 1-1 last week. They fell in overtime against Cochise College (Divis...
  • 4A Semifinal game moved to Amphi Gym

    4A Semifinal game moved to Amphi Gym

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

    The Arizona Interscholastic Association decided Monday to allow two Tucson-area 4A teams to play a state semifinal in Tucson.

    The Arizona Interscholastic Association decided Monday to allow two Tucson-area 4A teams to play a state semifinal in Tucson.

  • February 18 High School Basketball scores

    February 18 High School Basketball scores

    Sunday, February 19 2017 1:09 AM EST2017-02-19 06:09:46 GMT

    Scores from Arizona High School Basketball state playoffs.

    Scores from Arizona High School Basketball state playoffs.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Scores & Highlights For Girls High School Hoops Playoffs

    Scores & Highlights For Girls High School Hoops Playoffs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • "Love Of Reading Week" Continues; KVOA Anchors volunteer to read in classrooms throughout Tucson

    "Love Of Reading Week" Continues; KVOA Anchors volunteer to read in classrooms throughout Tucson

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 11:52 PM EST2017-02-15 04:52:39 GMT
    It's "Love Of Reading Week".  News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala volunteered on Valentine's Day to read at Los Amigos Elementary (Miss Fierro's 1st grade calls, and Mrs. Salgado's Kindergarten Class).   Lookout for more KVOA Anchors throughout the week spreading their "reading love" with kids throughout the Tucson area.  
    It's "Love Of Reading Week".  News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala volunteered on Valentine's Day to read at Los Amigos Elementary (Miss Fierro's 1st grade calls, and Mrs. Salgado's Kindergarten Class).   Lookout for more KVOA Anchors throughout the week spreading their "reading love" with kids throughout the Tucson area.  
  • Mountain View & Sunnyside Head List Of State Champs In Wrestling

    Mountain View & Sunnyside Head List Of State Champs In Wrestling

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Horse Racing In Tucson Has Record-Setting Day At Rillito

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Major League Soccer players arrive to the Old Pueblo this week in anticipation of another "Spring Training" in Tucson. Here's more from communications department of FC Tucson: Pima County, Visit Tucson, and the town of Oro Valley are proud to partner with FC Tucson and Major League Soccer to announce the details of 2017 MLS Preseason in Tucson. Preseason games will be divided into two periods. The first period, the Desert Friendlies, which will take place from Friday, Jan....

    Major League Soccer players arrive to the Old Pueblo this week in anticipation of another "Spring Training" in Tucson. Here's more from communications department of FC Tucson: Pima County, Visit Tucson, and the town of Oro Valley are proud to partner with FC Tucson and Major League Soccer to announce the details of 2017 MLS Preseason in Tucson. Preseason games will be divided into two periods. The first period, the Desert Friendlies, which will take place from Friday, Jan....

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

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

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

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

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

  • In aftermath of win at #3 UCLA, Sean Miller says return of Trier is a "shot of energy" for the Cats moving forward

    In aftermath of win at #3 UCLA, Sean Miller says return of Trier is a "shot of energy" for the Cats moving forward

    Tuesday, January 24 2017 6:35 PM EST2017-01-24 23:35:12 GMT

    U of A basketball coach Sean Miller had nothing but good things to say about sophomore guard Allonzo Trier's return to the lineup after sitting out the first 19 games of the season.  Trier sparked the Cats off the bench to score 12 points in the win over #3 UCLA at Pauly Pavilion.  At the Monday press conference with Sean Miller, the Arizona coach said: "I think Allonzo (Trier) is excited and tremendously relieved. It's like the weight of the world fell of of him. Now...

    U of A basketball coach Sean Miller had nothing but good things to say about sophomore guard Allonzo Trier's return to the lineup after sitting out the first 19 games of the season.  Trier sparked the Cats off the bench to score 12 points in the win over #3 UCLA at Pauly Pavilion.  At the Monday press conference with Sean Miller, the Arizona coach said: "I think Allonzo (Trier) is excited and tremendously relieved. It's like the weight of the world fell of of him. Now...

  • Greg Byrne has positive things to say about U of A during his 1st press conference at Alabama

    Greg Byrne has positive things to say about U of A during his 1st press conference at Alabama

    Tuesday, January 24 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-01-24 13:00:27 GMT

    Apart from expressing how excited he and his family are about their next move to Alabama, former U of A Athletic Director Greg Byrne also made sure to thank Tucson and the University of Arizona. To see Greg Byrne's kind words for Tucson as he was introduced in Alabama as the Crimson Tide's next Athletic Director, please click on the icons above.  

    Apart from expressing how excited he and his family are about their next move to Alabama, former U of A Athletic Director Greg Byrne also made sure to thank Tucson and the University of Arizona. To see Greg Byrne's kind words for Tucson as he was introduced in Alabama as the Crimson Tide's next Athletic Director, please click on the icons above.  

  • UofA broadcaster/Pueblo High grad "gets call" to work with Phoenix Suns production in Mexico City

    UofA broadcaster/Pueblo High grad "gets call" to work with Phoenix Suns production in Mexico City

    Friday, January 13 2017 8:05 AM EST2017-01-13 13:05:09 GMT

    Pueblo High School alum Francisco Romero, a proud University of Arizona's Spanish language broadcaster for Basketball, Football and Baseball games, got the chance to travel to Mexico City with the Phoenix Suns to participate in the NBA's pro hoops showcase south of the border.   Romero, who's also the voice of the Houston Astros in baseball, normally would be broadcasting U of A hoops this particular week. However, as tough as it was to miss the rivalry showdown between U of A a...

    Pueblo High School alum Francisco Romero, a proud University of Arizona's Spanish language broadcaster for Basketball, Football and Baseball games, got the chance to travel to Mexico City with the Phoenix Suns to participate in the NBA's pro hoops showcase south of the border.   Romero, who's also the voice of the Houston Astros in baseball, normally would be broadcasting U of A hoops this particular week. However, as tough as it was to miss the rivalry showdown between U of A a...

  • Softball Holds First Practice of 2017

    Softball Holds First Practice of 2017

    Thursday, January 12 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-01-12 13:00:27 GMT

    Coach Mike Candrea and the Arizona softball team have begun practice for the 2017 season.  There are some high expectations for the Lady Wildcats.  To hear from the team, click here. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: After a successful fall season and short winter break, Arizona returned to Hillenbrand Stadium to hold its first practice of the New Year on Monday in preparation for the 2017 season. A month away from the Feb. 9 season-opener against Fordham, the Wildcats ...

    Coach Mike Candrea and the Arizona softball team have begun practice for the 2017 season.  There are some high expectations for the Lady Wildcats.  To hear from the team, click here. Here's more from Arizona Athletics: After a successful fall season and short winter break, Arizona returned to Hillenbrand Stadium to hold its first practice of the New Year on Monday in preparation for the 2017 season. A month away from the Feb. 9 season-opener against Fordham, the Wildcats ...

  • Ironwood Ridge Grad Comes Home W/ Air Force as Falcons Set To Play S. Alabama In Nova Home Loans AZ Bowl

    Ironwood Ridge Grad Comes Home W/ Air Force as Falcons Set To Play S. Alabama In Nova Home Loans AZ Bowl

    Tuesday, December 27 2016 11:07 PM EST2016-12-28 04:07:23 GMT
    Former Ironwood Ridge High School standout Tyler Williams is back in the Tucson area as Air Force gets set to take on South Alabama in the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl.  Tyler Williams is a wide receiver for Air Force.  News 4 Tucson Sports Director Paul Cicala caught up with Williams at the Kino Sports Complex, where the Falcons are practicing.  The Arizona Bowl kicks off at 3:30 p.m. on Friday.  Plenty of tickets are still available. 
    Former Ironwood Ridge High School standout Tyler Williams is back in the Tucson area as Air Force gets set to take on South Alabama in the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl.  Tyler Williams is a wide receiver for Air Force.  News 4 Tucson Sports Director Paul Cicala caught up with Williams at the Kino Sports Complex, where the Falcons are practicing.  The Arizona Bowl kicks off at 3:30 p.m. on Friday.  Plenty of tickets are still available. 
  • Mariachis Welcome S. Alabama Football Team To Tucson & Nova Home Loans AZ Bowl

    Mariachis Welcome S. Alabama Football Team To Tucson & Nova Home Loans AZ Bowl

    Tuesday, December 27 2016 7:47 PM EST2016-12-28 00:47:16 GMT
    The Nova Home Loans Bowl is just a few days away and both Air Force and South Alabama have had nothing but good things to say about Tucson.  The Falcons arrived on Christmas while the Jaguars landed at Tucson International Airport on Monday night. Players and coaches from both teams got a taste of the Old Pueblo and the border southwest with mariachis greeting them as they stepped off of their planes.  To see the mariachis greeting the players (as-aired-on-NBC), please cli...
    The Nova Home Loans Bowl is just a few days away and both Air Force and South Alabama have had nothing but good things to say about Tucson.  The Falcons arrived on Christmas while the Jaguars landed at Tucson International Airport on Monday night. Players and coaches from both teams got a taste of the Old Pueblo and the border southwest with mariachis greeting them as they stepped off of their planes.  To see the mariachis greeting the players (as-aired-on-NBC), please cli...
  • Micheladas & "Cicaladas" - Anchored Tradition Holiday Food & Drinks With KVOA's Paul Cicala & Allison Alexander

    Micheladas & "Cicaladas" - Anchored Tradition Holiday Food & Drinks With KVOA's Paul Cicala & Allison Alexander

    Friday, December 23 2016 8:04 PM EST2016-12-24 01:04:43 GMT
    News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala closed off the "anchor cooking segments" over the holidays with his alcohol-free Micheladas being coined as "CICALADAS".  Here in the Old Pueblo and all throughout the border southwest, Micheladas with prepared Clamatoo (also known as red beers and chabelas depending on the region of Mexico & the Southwest U.S.) are enjoyed by scores of people.  In the Anchored Traditions segment, Paul Cicala introduced his "...
    News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala closed off the "anchor cooking segments" over the holidays with his alcohol-free Micheladas being coined as "CICALADAS".  Here in the Old Pueblo and all throughout the border southwest, Micheladas with prepared Clamatoo (also known as red beers and chabelas depending on the region of Mexico & the Southwest U.S.) are enjoyed by scores of people.  In the Anchored Traditions segment, Paul Cicala introduced his "...
  • MMA Athletes Giving Back To Needy Kids Through Shopping Spree With Cops

    MMA Athletes Giving Back To Needy Kids Through Shopping Spree With Cops

    Friday, December 23 2016 4:01 PM EST2016-12-23 21:01:10 GMT
    The Christmas wishes for a few needy kids from Tucson were granted thanks to two tough guys with a soft heart.  MMA fighters/coaches/promoters Thom Ortiz and George Castro joined alongside Police officers from the Pascua Yaqui Pueblo to give some deserving children a "Shop-With-A-Cop" gift spree!   Both Ortiz and Castro grew up in the Sunnyside Unified School District, and although their MMA careers take them all around the world, they still come back to Tucson of...
    The Christmas wishes for a few needy kids from Tucson were granted thanks to two tough guys with a soft heart.  MMA fighters/coaches/promoters Thom Ortiz and George Castro joined alongside Police officers from the Pascua Yaqui Pueblo to give some deserving children a "Shop-With-A-Cop" gift spree!   Both Ortiz and Castro grew up in the Sunnyside Unified School District, and although their MMA careers take them all around the world, they still come back to Tucson of...
  • Pro wrestling match to collect toys for Miracle En El Barrio

    Pro wrestling match to collect toys for Miracle En El Barrio

    Friday, December 16 2016 11:41 PM EST2016-12-17 04:41:47 GMT
    In an effort to help put a smile on a child's face this Christmas, Championship Wrestling from Arizona is partnering with Miracle En El Barrio during Saturday's match to help collect toys for kids who are in need of help.  CFWA fans are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy to Saturday's (Dec. 17) championship match at the Monsoon Nightclub at Desert Diamond Casino. The main event starts at 1:00 p.m. Scheduled to appear: Hammerstone,  Espiritu, Suede Thompson, Tyler Ba...
    In an effort to help put a smile on a child's face this Christmas, Championship Wrestling from Arizona is partnering with Miracle En El Barrio during Saturday's match to help collect toys for kids who are in need of help.  CFWA fans are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy to Saturday's (Dec. 17) championship match at the Monsoon Nightclub at Desert Diamond Casino. The main event starts at 1:00 p.m. Scheduled to appear: Hammerstone,  Espiritu, Suede Thompson, Tyler Ba...
  • Over $13,000 raised for Tucson youth at Southern AZ Chapter of NFF Fund raising golf tournament

    Over $13,000 raised for Tucson youth at Southern AZ Chapter of NFF Fund raising golf tournament

    Friday, December 16 2016 8:00 AM EST2016-12-16 13:00:26 GMT

         The Southern Arizona Chapter of the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Football Hall Of Fame had a successful turnout for its recent scholarships golf fundraiser.      The donations and tickets are all totaled up, and in all, more than 13 thousand dollars were raised for youth scholarships.     

         The Southern Arizona Chapter of the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Football Hall Of Fame had a successful turnout for its recent scholarships golf fundraiser.      The donations and tickets are all totaled up, and in all, more than 13 thousand dollars were raised for youth scholarships.     

  • Will Anu Solomon suit up for UNLV next season in football?

    Will Anu Solomon suit up for UNLV next season in football?

    Friday, December 16 2016 8:00 AM EST2016-12-16 13:00:26 GMT

    After announcing his transfer from the University of Arizona, it's still not confirmed where Quarterback Anu Solomon will spend his senior season.  Some feel UNLV may be a natural choice, since Solomon spent his high school year's suiting up for Las Vegas' Bishop Gorman High School. Here's more as-seen-on-News-4-Tucson. 

    After announcing his transfer from the University of Arizona, it's still not confirmed where Quarterback Anu Solomon will spend his senior season.  Some feel UNLV may be a natural choice, since Solomon spent his high school year's suiting up for Las Vegas' Bishop Gorman High School. Here's more as-seen-on-News-4-Tucson. 

  • Arizona Blows Out San Diego at McKale Center

    Arizona Blows Out San Diego at McKale Center

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Arizona beats Texas Southern in a rout

    Arizona beats Texas Southern in a rout

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

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

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

  • Tucson kid wins world title in Jiu Jitsu

    Tucson kid wins world title in Jiu Jitsu

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 4:40 PM EST2016-11-30 21:40:54 GMT

    A congrats is in order to Tucson's very own Camron Tutas-Birchak. 

    The 13-year-old who attends Dodge Middle School took home a gold medal in Jiu Jitsu in the recent SJJIF World games in Long Beach, California. 

    A congrats is in order to Tucson's very own Camron Tutas-Birchak. 

    The 13-year-old who attends Dodge Middle School took home a gold medal in Jiu Jitsu in the recent SJJIF World games in Long Beach, California. 

  • Seniors Snuka & Mau get set for final NCAA ride

    Seniors Snuka & Mau get set for final NCAA ride

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

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

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

  • Projections for what teams will play in 2nd Annual Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl; One month away from Tucson Bowl Game

    Projections for what teams will play in 2nd Annual Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl; One month away from Tucson Bowl Game

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 8:00 AM EST2016-11-30 13:00:26 GMT

    With the regular season over with in college football, Tucson's Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl is waiting anxiously for conference championship games to sort out and the bowl selection process to end.    Some of the top "scenarios" for teams that could head to Tucson for the December 30th bowl game at Arizona Stadium include: Air Force, Colorado State or New Mexico vs. Idaho.  

    With the regular season over with in college football, Tucson's Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl is waiting anxiously for conference championship games to sort out and the bowl selection process to end.    Some of the top "scenarios" for teams that could head to Tucson for the December 30th bowl game at Arizona Stadium include: Air Force, Colorado State or New Mexico vs. Idaho.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • AZ seniors sentimental going into rivalry game vs. ASU

    AZ seniors sentimental going into rivalry game vs. ASU

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 8:02 AM EST2016-11-23 13:02:09 GMT

    Arizona will honor 23 seniors before the game against rival Arizona State on Friday.   To hear more from the seniors, please click on icon above.  

    Arizona will honor 23 seniors before the game against rival Arizona State on Friday.   To hear more from the seniors, please click on icon above.  

  • Arizona Sets Attendance Record In Lady Wildcats Loss

    Arizona Sets Attendance Record In Lady Wildcats Loss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Catalina Foothills advances to state championship game

    Catalina Foothills advances to state championship game

    Saturday, November 19 2016 2:00 PM EST2016-11-19 19:00:12 GMT

    Pima County Sports Hall of Famer Jeff Scurran has taken his third Tucson-area team to the state championship game.  Catalina Foothills stunned Gilbert Higley on the road 62-37.  (All three teams Coach Scurran has taken to the state title game - Sabino, Santa Rita, and now Catalina Foothills - had losing records when he took them over).  Meanwhile, Cienega High's unbeaten season came to an end as the Bobcats fell in Tucson to Peoria Centennial 56-21. Salpointe als...

    Pima County Sports Hall of Famer Jeff Scurran has taken his third Tucson-area team to the state championship game.  Catalina Foothills stunned Gilbert Higley on the road 62-37.  (All three teams Coach Scurran has taken to the state title game - Sabino, Santa Rita, and now Catalina Foothills - had losing records when he took them over).  Meanwhile, Cienega High's unbeaten season came to an end as the Bobcats fell in Tucson to Peoria Centennial 56-21. Salpointe als...

  • NFF golf fundraiser to help provide scholarships for Southern Arizona high school football players

    NFF golf fundraiser to help provide scholarships for Southern Arizona high school football players

    Saturday, November 19 2016 12:53 AM EST2016-11-19 05:53:15 GMT

    We are just over two weeks away from the National Football Foundation Southern Arizona Chapter hosting a golf tournament on Dec. 3 at Omni Tucson National Resort to help raise money for scholarships.  By participating, apart from helping out a good cause, you can also rub shoulders with famous U of A athletes (past and present). Foursomes are only $100. 

    We are just over two weeks away from the National Football Foundation Southern Arizona Chapter hosting a golf tournament on Dec. 3 at Omni Tucson National Resort to help raise money for scholarships.  By participating, apart from helping out a good cause, you can also rub shoulders with famous U of A athletes (past and present). Foursomes are only $100. 

  • So. AZ Chapter Of National Football Foundation Golf Tourney To Raise Money For Tucson Youth

    So. AZ Chapter Of National Football Foundation Golf Tourney To Raise Money For Tucson Youth

    Thursday, November 17 2016 8:00 AM EST2016-11-17 13:00:27 GMT

    We are just over two weeks away from the National Football Foundation Southern Arizona Chapter hosting a golf tournament on Dec. 3 at Omni Tucson National Resort to help raise money for scholarships.  By participating, apart from helping out a good cause, you can also rub shoulders with famous U of A athletes (past and present). Foursomes are only $100. This is an fundraiser to help provide college scholarships to Southern Arizona high school football athletes

    We are just over two weeks away from the National Football Foundation Southern Arizona Chapter hosting a golf tournament on Dec. 3 at Omni Tucson National Resort to help raise money for scholarships.  By participating, apart from helping out a good cause, you can also rub shoulders with famous U of A athletes (past and present). Foursomes are only $100. This is an fundraiser to help provide college scholarships to Southern Arizona high school football athletes

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

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

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

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

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

  • Rhett Rodriguez Has 2 Of Best Coaches In Arizona (Jeff Scurran & Father Rich Rod); Just 2 Wins Away From State Title For Catalina Foothills

    Rhett Rodriguez Has 2 Of Best Coaches In Arizona (Jeff Scurran & Father Rich Rod); Just 2 Wins Away From State Title For Catalina Foothills

    Wednesday, November 16 2016 4:05 PM EST2016-11-16 21:05:07 GMT

    Four-year-starter Rhett Rodriguez definitely has some good role models to look up to.  The star quarterback for Tucson's Catalina Foothills is coached by Arizona's legendary prep guru Jeff Scurran at the high school level, and comes home to U of A Coach Rich Rodriguez's house every night. That coaching experience for "Rhett Rod" has certainly helped Catalina Foothills to advance all the way to the Arizona state semi-finals.  Meanwhile, winning is nothing new ...

    Four-year-starter Rhett Rodriguez definitely has some good role models to look up to.  The star quarterback for Tucson's Catalina Foothills is coached by Arizona's legendary prep guru Jeff Scurran at the high school level, and comes home to U of A Coach Rich Rodriguez's house every night. That coaching experience for "Rhett Rod" has certainly helped Catalina Foothills to advance all the way to the Arizona state semi-finals.  Meanwhile, winning is nothing new ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Thursday, November 10 2016 7:46 PM EST2016-11-11 00:46:50 GMT
    THIS PRESS RELEASE COURTESY OF ARIZONA.ATHLETICS.COM :  Coach Jay Johnson and the Arizona Wildcats announced their 14-man recruiting class for 2017 on Thursday. Johnson's second class at Arizona includes eight pitchers, three outfielders, two infielders and a catcher. Of the 14, 10 hail from California or Arizona. Johnson also welcomes in future student-athletes from Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and Nevada. The Wildcats will welcome in 11 high school products and thre...
    THIS PRESS RELEASE COURTESY OF ARIZONA.ATHLETICS.COM :  Coach Jay Johnson and the Arizona Wildcats announced their 14-man recruiting class for 2017 on Thursday. Johnson's second class at Arizona includes eight pitchers, three outfielders, two infielders and a catcher. Of the 14, 10 hail from California or Arizona. Johnson also welcomes in future student-athletes from Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and Nevada. The Wildcats will welcome in 11 high school products and thre...
  • "Thursday Football Fever" tonight at 10 pm -Here's a list of High School Football Playoff teams

    "Thursday Football Fever" tonight at 10 pm -Here's a list of High School Football Playoff teams

    Thursday, November 10 2016 3:28 PM EST2016-11-10 20:28:27 GMT
    With Veteran's Day tomorrow, most of the high school football playoff games will be tonight, so KVOA News 4 Tucson will have a special "Thursday edition" of the Friday football fever.  Here's more on the matchups tonight (and Saturday): 5A Matchups: THURSDAY 11/10 #9 Mesquite@ #1 Cienega #5 Centennial @ #4 Desert Edge #6 Queen Creek @ #3 Ironwood Ridge #7 Marana @ #2 Williams Field 4A Matchups: THURSDAY  11/10 #8 Peoria @ #1 Saguaro #5 Marco de Niza @ #4 Salpointe ...
    With Veteran's Day tomorrow, most of the high school football playoff games will be tonight, so KVOA News 4 Tucson will have a special "Thursday edition" of the Friday football fever.  Here's more on the matchups tonight (and Saturday): 5A Matchups: THURSDAY 11/10 #9 Mesquite@ #1 Cienega #5 Centennial @ #4 Desert Edge #6 Queen Creek @ #3 Ironwood Ridge #7 Marana @ #2 Williams Field 4A Matchups: THURSDAY  11/10 #8 Peoria @ #1 Saguaro #5 Marco de Niza @ #4 Salpointe ...
  • Salpointe Volleyball Wins State Title

    Salpointe Volleyball Wins State Title

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 11:21 PM EST2016-11-10 04:21:30 GMT
    The Salpointe Girls Volleyball team just took home a state title.  The Lady Lancers knocked off Greenway High School in the Phoenix area to bring the Tucson sports power its first state championship in volleyball.   The championship-winning squad is Salpointe Coach Heather Moore Martin's first 4-year-class.  She promised the group of seniors when they were freshmen: "We are going to hang a State Champion banner in this gym.".   Salpointe came through ton...
    The Salpointe Girls Volleyball team just took home a state title.  The Lady Lancers knocked off Greenway High School in the Phoenix area to bring the Tucson sports power its first state championship in volleyball.   The championship-winning squad is Salpointe Coach Heather Moore Martin's first 4-year-class.  She promised the group of seniors when they were freshmen: "We are going to hang a State Champion banner in this gym.".   Salpointe came through ton...
  • Pima B-Ball Team Scores 130 points for 3rd straight game

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

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

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

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 7:39 PM EST2016-11-10 00:39:08 GMT
    Adia Barnes and the Arizona women’s basketball staff inked five signees on Wednesday morning to complete the 2017 recruiting class. The newest Wildcats are Kiana Chew, Sam Fatkin, Marlee Kyles, Sam Thomas and Mallory Vaughn. “I’m excited to coach these future Wildcats,” Barnes said. “It means a lot when you want to come to a program and be a part of a legacy. They believe in our vision and they want to build something great. They want to go to war with...
    Adia Barnes and the Arizona women’s basketball staff inked five signees on Wednesday morning to complete the 2017 recruiting class. The newest Wildcats are Kiana Chew, Sam Fatkin, Marlee Kyles, Sam Thomas and Mallory Vaughn. “I’m excited to coach these future Wildcats,” Barnes said. “It means a lot when you want to come to a program and be a part of a legacy. They believe in our vision and they want to build something great. They want to go to war with...
  • List Tucson High Schools & National Signing Day / U of A & Pima College Commits

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

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 7:25 PM EST2016-11-10 00:25:01 GMT
    National Signing Day is a very special, unique day for many student-athletes across the country that are signing their Letters of Intent to play at the collegiate level in the coming years. In Southern Arizona, more than a dozen high schools have student-athletes that will be advancing their academics and talents to the next level: Amphitheater High School Baseball Ivan Murillo – Pima Canyon Del Oro High School Cross Country Katie Bruno – Pima Softball Arianna Acedo ...
    National Signing Day is a very special, unique day for many student-athletes across the country that are signing their Letters of Intent to play at the collegiate level in the coming years. In Southern Arizona, more than a dozen high schools have student-athletes that will be advancing their academics and talents to the next level: Amphitheater High School Baseball Ivan Murillo – Pima Canyon Del Oro High School Cross Country Katie Bruno – Pima Softball Arianna Acedo ...
  • Blair Charity Group Golf Fundraiser (Just two days away) To Help At-Risk Youth With A U of A Basketball Flair

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • High School Playoff Schedule - Volleyball

    High School Playoff Schedule - Volleyball

    Wednesday, November 2 2016 6:20 PM EDT2016-11-02 22:20:39 GMT
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRL’S VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS CLASS 4A – WEDNESDAY (ALL GAMES WEDNESDAY START AT 6:30 P.M.) (15) PUEBLO @ (2) PRESCOTT (13) CATALINA FOOTHILLS @ (4) GREENWAY (11) CACTUS @ (6) SALPOINTE CATHOLIC (9) SAGUARO @ (8) CANYON DEL ORO CLASS 5A - WEDNESDAY (15) MOUNTAIN VIEW MARANA @ (2) SAHUARO (13) DESERT EDGE @ (4) IRONWOOD RIDGE (10) LIBERTY @ (7) CIENEGA CLASS 6A - WEDNESDAY (12) RINCON/UNIVERSITY @ (5) PERRY CLASS 1A – FRIDAY (ROUND 1 & 2 - NO...
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRL’S VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS CLASS 4A – WEDNESDAY (ALL GAMES WEDNESDAY START AT 6:30 P.M.) (15) PUEBLO @ (2) PRESCOTT (13) CATALINA FOOTHILLS @ (4) GREENWAY (11) CACTUS @ (6) SALPOINTE CATHOLIC (9) SAGUARO @ (8) CANYON DEL ORO CLASS 5A - WEDNESDAY (15) MOUNTAIN VIEW MARANA @ (2) SAHUARO (13) DESERT EDGE @ (4) IRONWOOD RIDGE (10) LIBERTY @ (7) CIENEGA CLASS 6A - WEDNESDAY (12) RINCON/UNIVERSITY @ (5) PERRY CLASS 1A – FRIDAY (ROUND 1 & 2 - NO...
  • High School Football Games For Tonight's "Friday Football Fever"

    High School Football Games For Tonight's "Friday Football Fever"

    Friday, October 7 2016 4:10 PM EDT2016-10-07 20:10:08 GMT

    We head into Week 8 of the high school football season in Tucson and throughout Southern Arizona. All games start at 7 P. M., unless otherwise noted, on Friday, October 7th. AMPHITHEATER (4-2) @ DOUGLAS (4-2) BISBEE (3-3) @ SANTA CRUZ VALLEY (5-0) CATALINA (0-6) @ EMPIRE (1-5) CHOLLA (1-5) @ MARANA (4-2) DESERT VIEW (6-0) @ MOUNTAIN VIEW (MARANA) (4-2) IRONWOOD RIDGE (5-1) @ BUENA (SIERRA VISTA) (0-6) NOGALES (3-3) @ CATALINA FOOTHILLS (5-1) POSTON BUTTE (3-3) @ FLOWING WELLS ...

    We head into Week 8 of the high school football season in Tucson and throughout Southern Arizona. All games start at 7 P. M., unless otherwise noted, on Friday, October 7th. AMPHITHEATER (4-2) @ DOUGLAS (4-2) BISBEE (3-3) @ SANTA CRUZ VALLEY (5-0) CATALINA (0-6) @ EMPIRE (1-5) CHOLLA (1-5) @ MARANA (4-2) DESERT VIEW (6-0) @ MOUNTAIN VIEW (MARANA) (4-2) IRONWOOD RIDGE (5-1) @ BUENA (SIERRA VISTA) (0-6) NOGALES (3-3) @ CATALINA FOOTHILLS (5-1) POSTON BUTTE (3-3) @ FLOWING WELLS ...

  • Tonight's Games: Friday Football Fever High School Schedule

    Tonight's Games: Friday Football Fever High School Schedule

    Friday, September 30 2016 4:25 PM EDT2016-09-30 20:25:00 GMT

    We head into Week 7 of the high school football season in Tucson and throughout Southern Arizona. All games start at 7 P. M., unless otherwise noted, on Friday, September 30th.   To see more on the Friday Football Fever, click on icon above.  BENSON (4-1) @ SAN MANUEL JR./SR. (0-6) BISBEE (2-3) @ WILLCOX (2-3) CATALINA FOOTHILLS (4-1) @ CANYON DEL ORO (3-2) CIENEGA (5-0) @ SALPOINTE CATHOLIC (4-1) DESERT VIEW (5-0) @ CHOLLA (1-4) EMPIRE (1-4) @ PUSCH RIDGE CHRISTIAN (3...

    We head into Week 7 of the high school football season in Tucson and throughout Southern Arizona. All games start at 7 P. M., unless otherwise noted, on Friday, September 30th.   To see more on the Friday Football Fever, click on icon above.  BENSON (4-1) @ SAN MANUEL JR./SR. (0-6) BISBEE (2-3) @ WILLCOX (2-3) CATALINA FOOTHILLS (4-1) @ CANYON DEL ORO (3-2) CIENEGA (5-0) @ SALPOINTE CATHOLIC (4-1) DESERT VIEW (5-0) @ CHOLLA (1-4) EMPIRE (1-4) @ PUSCH RIDGE CHRISTIAN (3...

  • Big Rivalry Showdowns Tonight In High School Football: Friday Football Fever Matchups For Sept. 23rd

    Big Rivalry Showdowns Tonight In High School Football: Friday Football Fever Matchups For Sept. 23rd

    Friday, September 23 2016 4:12 PM EDT2016-09-23 20:12:47 GMT

    We head into Week 5 of the high school football season in Tucson and throughout Southern Arizona. All games are scheduled to start at 7 P.M., unless otherwise noted. Amphitheater (2-2) @ Walden Grove (2-2) Baboquivari (1-4) @ Greyhills Academy (1-4)* 5 P.M. Canyon Del Oro (3-1) @ Marana (2-2) Cholla (1-3) @ Sahuaro (0-4) Douglas (2-2) @ Buena (0-4) Duncan (2-2) @ Ray (3-1) Flowing Wells (2-2) @ Deming (New Mexico) (0-4) Ironwood Ridge (4-0) @ Queen Creek (4-1) Mohave Accelera...

    We head into Week 5 of the high school football season in Tucson and throughout Southern Arizona. All games are scheduled to start at 7 P.M., unless otherwise noted. Amphitheater (2-2) @ Walden Grove (2-2) Baboquivari (1-4) @ Greyhills Academy (1-4)* 5 P.M. Canyon Del Oro (3-1) @ Marana (2-2) Cholla (1-3) @ Sahuaro (0-4) Douglas (2-2) @ Buena (0-4) Duncan (2-2) @ Ray (3-1) Flowing Wells (2-2) @ Deming (New Mexico) (0-4) Ironwood Ridge (4-0) @ Queen Creek (4-1) Mohave Accelera...

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