Marana High teacher Don Zell, left, helped guide students Evan Cloutier, center, and Kevin Reich to an auto-skills championship victory.
Marana High School senior Kevin Reich says he has a hard time concentrating in the classroom, but it all clicks when he's in the auto shop.
Infielder Rene Rivera, left, watches fellow infielder Kyle Blanks take his cuts in the batting cage at Kino Stadium. Blanks, at 6 feet 6 inches and 255 pounds, has 88 home runs in the minors and another 20 in the majors.
The Tucson Padres will play 144 games over the next 152 days.
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Arizonans aren't giving up their Labor Day weekend travel, but the AAA says they're likely to take shorter trips and cut down on their spending.
More Arizonans will hit the road this Labor Day weekend, but they'll stay closer to home and spend less, according to AAA Arizona's holiday travel forecast.
Gas prices continue to climb nationally and in Arizona, but that isn’t putting a damper on Labor Day road trips, AAA Arizona says.
Arizona gas prices continued to slip in the past week, despite increasing prices nationwide.
First game: Reno 4, Tucson 1
Across the state and country, the price of fuel is moving in opposing directions.
Alex Hinshaw learned the good news of his promotion to the big leagues after he'd gone to bed while on a Tucson Padres road trip in New Orleans.
SAN DIEGO - Alex Hinshaw arrived in New Orleans with the rest of his Tucson Padres teammates and checked into a hotel a few minutes past midnight.
Jedd Gyorko's double got the Padres off to a good start, scoring two runs in the top of the first inning on their way to beating the Fresno Grizzlies 9-8 on Tuesday.
The Las Vegas 51s scored four runs in the sixth inning Wednesday night and beat the visiting Tucson Padres 6-5.
Mechanic Robert Wallace of Will's General Automotive Repair, 4734 E. Speedway, readies a 2001 Toyota Solara for the summer heat by checking the AC condenser line.
Here, Wallace checks radiator hoses and other cooling system components to guard against engine overheating with 100-degree days coming in the not-too-distant future.
Tucsonans have already driven through their first 100-degree day, and it's not even summer yet.
Gasoline prices in Arizona are lower at the pumps for the second consecutive week.