Over the next four weeks, the Star will count down the top 10 football players from each major Southern Arizona high school program:
Former Cholla Charger Vance Johnson went to Arizona and was named first-team All-Pac-10 in 1982. Later he excelled with the Denver Broncos.
Woman, 82, hit by SUV after commencement dies
Police have released the name of the 21-year-old man who was shot and killed at a high school graduation party early this morning.
The Tucson Unified School Distrct Governing Board will vote tonight on whether to issue pink slips to nearly 200 teachers, librarians, counselors and other certified employees.
Julio Duarte (der.), oriundo de Nogales, Sonora, defiende el balón ante uno de sus compañeros de equipo en un entrenamiento de la preparatoria Cholla en Tucsón, el pasado 30 de noviembre. Duarte es un jugador estelar.
Julio Duarte necesitaba a un mentor.
Cholla guard Julio Duarte, right, wanted to play for a coach who would challenge him and show him how to be a better player.
Julio Duarte needed a mentor.
Tucson native Daniel Todd, a Coast Guard rescue swimmer stationed in Elizabeth City, N.C., rescued nine of the survivors from the sinking HMS Bounty off the Carolina coast on Monday.
Sick with leukemia, Ed Brown told his son he didn't need anyone to make a commotion with posthumous tributes.
Ed Brown coached Cholla High School football from 1969 until his resignation in 1988. The Cholla football stadium is named for him.
Ed Brown, above, was admired by former students as well his peers. "He was a great mentor," said Randy Hammond, a member of Cholla's first graduating class.
During road work this week, Pima County workers will add bike lanes on both sides of North Campbell Avenue between River Road and Skyline Drive, creating in an almost continuous lane from Skyline to Valencia Road on the south side.
After years of growing traffic congestion and near misses, Cholla High Magnet School may finally get the signalized crosswalk it's been needing. The city has received petitions from the Ward 1 Council Office, neighborhoods and Cholla students and staff for a blinking HAWK light at the school…
Rosa Marie Cordova, left, Joaquin Meraz and Miguel Ruiz are
sworn in as new citizens at the naturalization ceremony at Cholla
High Magnet School.
For Imran Ata, the dream of coming to America meant hearts.