With a new-formed trio and an ex-UA star player as an assistant coach, the Cienega girls basketball team appears to be primed to get past the state quarterfinals for the first time.
Catalina Foothills High School's Michael Lee, 15, center, hits with his brothers, Jackson, 16, left, and Mason, 12, on the court built by their grandfather. "We still use it for training," said the boys' father, Mike Lee.
Michael, a freshman at Foothills, shows off the Lee family skills that helped him win the state title two weeks ago. His younger brother Mason, left, is also "serious about tennis," their dad says.
About 40 years ago, Tucson engineer R.E. "Bob'' Lee built a tennis court in his backyard. Here's what happened:
Since leaving Lakewood High School as one of the most highly rated SoCal quarterbacks of the last decade, UA junior Jesse Scroggins describes his journey as "humbling."
Jesse Scroggins, letting it fly at last week's annual spring game, says he "can really zing it."But the El Camino College transfer and former USC quarterback likely will start the season behind B.J. Denker until he masters the RichRod system.
Ex-Cat Robert Refsnyder hit .370 with four doubles for the Yankees' Class A team and was promoted to Class A-Advanced.
Despite being the No. 16 pick overall in the WNBA draft, Arizona's Davellyn Whyte isn't guaranteed any money.
SEATTLE - In her final game with the Arizona Wildcats, senior Davellyn Whyte led the team with 23 points, eight rebounds and six assists, but Arizona lost to Utah on Thursday in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament.
Arizona Wildcats guard Davellyn Whyte was named to the All-Pac-12 team Tuesday night for the fourth straight year. Today, she will begin her final Pac-12 tournament.
In her final home contest, Arizona guard Davellyn Whyte displayed all the talents that helped her start more games and log more minutes than any player in the program's history.
The Arizona Wildcats women's basketball team will complete the regular season and try to end a three-game losing streak today against No. 17 UCLA at McKale Center at 1 p.m.
Arizona guard Carissa Crutchfield, right, slams into USC's Alexyz Vaioletama in the first half. Crutchfield had 13 points and seven rebounds for the Cats, who have dropped 11 of 12 games.
The Arizona Wildcats have a new slump to contend with, and USC's streak of futility is gone.
There was a point on Tuesday night when Arizona senior Davellyn Whyte decided to completely take over against archrival Arizona State.
UA senior guard Davellyn Whyte, driving on Utah's Taryn Wicijowski in the Wildcats' 61-52 win Sunday at McKale Center, is 1-6 in her career against rival ASU.
As a Phoenix native and the state of Arizona's best high school player in 2009, Davellyn Whyte could have been an Arizona State Sun Devil.
It's been one day short of a month since the Arizona Wildcats last won a basketball game.
It took Davellyn Whyte 9 minutes 20 seconds before she even attempted her first shot against Colorado, a missed three-point attempt.
Arizona's Layana White goes for a layup despite the outstretched arm of Washington State's Lia Galdeira.