Jim Tiggas displaying an Arizona Heat jersey from 2004. He was part owner and general manager of the National Pro Fastpitch team.
While 22 baseball teams participate in the Cowboy Up Classic at Kino Sports Complex, 19 softball teams will be playing in another tournament roughly 15 miles up Interstate 10.
The Padres have wrapped up their final season in Tucson and we all wish the team the best of luck with its move to El Paso.
Jazmine Ayala anticipated a low-key celebration when she and the rest of the Sunnyside Little League softball team returned home to Tucson on Thursday afternoon.
It was a topsy-turvy season for Pima College's softball team, and its ending couldn't have been more fitting.
Arizona played three sophomores and four freshmen, including pitcher Nancy Bowling (6). "We're young, but that's not really an excuse," UA senior Brigette Del Ponte said.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The goal, as stated by coach Mike Candrea each year, goes something like this: Play on the last day of the softball season.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The goal, as stated by coach Mike Candrea each year, goes something like this: Play on the last day of the softball season.
This year's tournament will be the last Wildcat hurrah for senior Brigette Del Ponte, being congratulated by coach Mike Candrea after a home run against Portland State in March.
Their 27th consecutive NCAA tournament appearance all but guaranteed, the Arizona Wildcats nonetheless figure to find themselves in foreign territory when seeds are announced tonight at 7.
Salpointe Catholic pitcher Emily Griffin gave up just three hits, but a single and a double in the fourth scored the only run.
PHOENIX - Looks like the washing machines will finally get some work.
Ironwood Ridge's Spencer Wilson delivers a pitch against Nogales in the state Division II playoffs on Saturday. The teams continue play in the state tournament this week.
With tennis over, baseball, softball, boys volleyball and track are the only spring sports left in this final full week of high school sports.
Salpointe's Megan Flores, left, celebrates with assistant coach Marcie Aguilar after scoring the first of eight runs in the seventh inning of the Lancers' victory over Ironwood Ridge at Cherry Field.
Ironwood Ridge infielder Lou Olson tries in vain to turn a double play as Salpointe's Gracyn Ruiz slides into second in the second inning.
There's a stench coming from the Salpointe Catholic dugout.
Southern Arizona crowned four state champions on Saturday at the individual tennis tournament, and that was just the beginning.