This week, Star sports columnist Greg Hansen dishes on Pac-12 officiating, a former local hoops star making his mother happy at a D-I program, Mike Candrea's hard work, Andy Lopez's hard work and a UA cross country runner who willed herself across the finish line - and her team to a title. C…
Dear Mr. Football: Does USC even care any more? Is it everybody-for-himself time?
Star sports columnist Greg Hansen dishes his weekly serving of Southern Arizona sports news, notes and opinions. This week, Arizona basketball is looking as good as ever, Andy Lopez and Greg Byrne are hot commodities and the NCAA's eligibility cases are an embarrassment to everyone.
More than 150 golfers filled the tee sheet Saturday to celebrate the life and career of Tucson golfer Bobby Gaona, a former PGA Champions tour player, City Amateur and Tucson High state champion.
Former Wildcat great Tedy Bruschi will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in July 2014.
Across a 20-day period, Salpointe Catholic played four football games, traveling by bus to Las Vegas, by air to Los Angeles, and playing host to two of Tucson’s most traditional football powers, Sabino and Sunnyside.
Mater Dei High School basketball coach Gary McKnight last week told the Star’s Bruce Pascoe that 6-8 senior wing Stanley Johnson is the best player he’s coached in 31 seasons at the Orange County, Calif., school. Wow. That is a recommendation like few others in college basketball. Johns…
Point guard Lester Medford was a dazzling player at Amphitheater High School, leading the Panthers to the 2011 state championship (29-2 mark). He became an All-ACCAC player at Arizona Western College in Yuma, then transferred to Pima College last year. But he didn’t qualify and left PCC fo…
Bidding for her fourth world championship, Marana’s Sherry Cervi won another rodeo last week, earning $5,700 at the Justin Boots Playoffs in Puyallup, Wash., and then, a day later, earned $1,614 for a third-place barrel racing performance at the Lewiston Roundup in Lewiston, Idaho. Cervi n…
Star sports columnist Greg Hansen's weekly report on all things Southern Arizona sports includes his take on the renovations and atmosphere at Arizona stadium, Solomon Hill's continued impact on the UA basketball team and a hot young football Wildcat with a bright future.
Dear Mr. Football: Why didn’t the UA celebrate its $75 million project at Arizona Stadium with some bold scheduling? Aren’t thousands of empty seats tonight going to diminish the whole project?
Padres GM Mike Feder said, "I've tried to avoid saying this is the end. I would rather say it's the end of this chapter."
In 1969, a man from the Rockefeller fortune paid $6,000 to buy Tucson's entry into the Pacific Coast League. We should've known then it wasn't going to last forever.
The UA suspended print advertisements that featured Bobby Wade in 2002 after the star receiver was arrested on two counts of disorderly conduct.
At exactly 6:11 p.m. Wednesday, Ka'Deem Carey came out from behind RichRod's iron media curtain.
Wildcats coach Rich Rodriguez said he's happy to have Texas transfer Cayleb Jones on campus and that he'll contribute in 2014.
Unlike these fans three years ago, students in the Zona Zoo have taken to leaving UA games earlier and earlier, some even drifting out at the half.