Bobby Thompson, a JC transfer, combined for nearly 1,500 yards to lead UA in rushing in 1960 and 1961.
A desert bighorn sheep watches as keeper Julie Mudd approaches with some food at the enclosure at the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum on Tuesday, August 28, 2012. The sheep are fed equine pellets, alfalfa and produce such as carrots, apples and sweet potatoes.
Maria Rascon (MARIA RASCON), personal trainer at SWAT fitness, demonstrates how to properly do bicep curls. One modification is the hammer curl, as pictured here. Photo taken 12/11/07 by Angela Pittenger/Arizona Daily Star #138273
Panning for garnets at Sabino Canyon is a free activity parents can do with their kids. The cost is $5 for parking.
Arizona State head coach Todd Graham, left, and Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez
Monte Mansfield’s Ford dealership, as seen in the 1930s, opened in 1917 and was in business for more than four decades. It was sold to Holmes Tuttle.
FILE -- This picture, taken at the border at Nogales, Ariz., in 1916, shows left to right, Gen. Alvaro Obregon, Gen. Pancho Villa and Gen. John J. Pershing in a friendly meeting. A few months afterward the three generals becames "enemies on the field" as Pershing dashed into Mexico in pursui…
Thousands of spent shotgun, rifle and pistol casings litter the ground at one of the wildcat shooting sites along Redington Road through Redington Pass.
A Yaqui a deer dancer performs during Holy Week. The deer dancer is most prominent during the Easter season. He carries a gourd in each hand and ties rattles to his ankles. A real or imitation deer head is fastened to his head.
Tucson Electric Power’s coal-fired Springerville power plant has been in operation since the 1980s.
The Port of Tucson currently handles container freight on a siding, but a $5 million grant will enable it to build a ramp that offers direct access to east-west traffic on the main Union Pacific line.
The ability of the Port of Tucson to process ocean freight via rail helped Pima County land a $5 million federal grant for the project.
ARCHIVE PHOTO - Aerial view University of Arizona, Bear Down building. February 14, 1929 at 11:05 am.
Shoppers enjoyed cobblestone streets and old world charm at The Borgata, an open air mall in Scottsdale that will now be torn down.
University of Arizona receiver Vance Johnson keeps running against Oregon in 1983. The Arizona Daily Star file photo.
Garcia was named first team All-Conference in 1988 with 70 catches for 978 yards and 10 touchdowns. The wide out's 70 grabs were good enough for second most in city history. Garcia hauled in 14 balls for 164 yards and two touchdowns in the Jaguars 47-20 loss to Peoria in the 1988 quarterfinals.
No Star picture availableMcDaniel, a tight end, was the leading receiver for the region's top passing team. He also led the team in tackles from the defensive line and earned honorable mention on both sides of the ball in 1993 as a senior.If you have a photo you would be willing and have per…
The top rusher in Division II South with 1153 yards and 17 touchdowns, Duarte was named second team All-Conference 1987 as a senior for his part in leading the Jaguars to their first postseason appearance and best finish to date at 9-3.
Despite battling lung cancer, Bob Gaona shot a 77 Wednesday. “Yes, I get tired more than in the past. But overall I’m happy,” he said.
Before becoming one of the top receivers in Denver Broncos history, Vance Johnson made his name known at Cholla as one of Tucson's top running backs. Johnson racked up 1,382 yards on the ground to become an All-State, All-Metro and Super 11 selection. He went on to excel at the UA by gaining…
Quarterback Cody House guided the Chargers to a 9-3 record and a trip to the state quarterfinals 2005 to tie the 1987 Cholla team for best record in school history. House was the most prolific passer in Southern Arizona. He threw for 2,301 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior while completing…
Played a huge role on Amphitheater’s 1979 state championship squad, rushing for more than 500 yards in four postseason games, including 148 yards on 27 carries in the finals. He rushed for 1,094 yards and 12 touchdowns in the regular season on his was to being selected to the Super 11 team t…
Longtime Panthers coach Vern Friedli could not have asked for a better do-it-all player who never left the field. At 6 feet 5 inches and 250 pounds, Doolittle may have been born to be a lineman but played every position from the defensive backfield to the offensive line to punter and even qu…
The sun sets in Saguaro National Park West July 10, 2001.
Al Trice, who died in June, was an exemplary community servant and volunteer.
This 2005 file photo shows Scott Kilbury, who left KOLD-TV this month, where he was an anchor. Kilbury is one of three recent departures from Tucson's local television news teams.
The summer rains bring danger in the form of lightning and floods, but beauty accompanies the danger. A lightning bolt is a reminder as a storm passes through the Tucson area at sunset over the Holy Hope Cemetery near Prince and Oracle Road, Aug. 8, 2012. Photo by David Sanders/Arizona Daily Star.
Sabino Canyon Parkway, looking north from the Alpine Lodge (at left). Top: 1975. Second photo: 2003 during the Aspen Fire while crews evacuate Summerhaven. Third photo: Days after the fire burned the Alpine Lodge. Fourth photo: Today. The lodge was never rebuilt.
El Rio Golf Course, March 9, 1999.
Reggie Geary (photo by David Sanders / Arizona Daily Star), Richard Jefferson (photo by Sarah Prall / Arizona Daily Star), and Solomon Hill (photo by Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star.
It's all relative: When this electronic sign at the Viscount hotel stated that it was 102 degrees at 1 p.m. June 30, 1999, signs around town varied from 111 to 88 degrees and the national weather service reported the temperature as 101 degrees. The perceptions of Tucsonans and visitors proba…
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The 1996 file photos shows a mural by Theresa Smith displayed inside the Arizona Daily Star newsroom.
File: Dust and pollution in the air near I-10 and Pinal Air Park looking west with the Silverbell Mountains in the background Monday November 10, 2008.
In this 2009 Star file photo a Basis Tucson student heats magnesium during a chemistry class. The charter school chain’s midtown Tucson campus at 3825 E. Second St. was listed as Arizona’s best public school in the magazine’s state-by-state ranking and second in the nation.
A sculpture of sand trout in the Rose Hill Wash on Tanque Verde Road, Tues. July 5, 2011.
The Gateway Saguaro is lighted during a ceremony near the Oracle Road median, just north of Drachman Street, Monday, April 5, 2010. The 30-ft-tall neon public art piece, by local artist Dirk J. Arnold, shows people traveling northbound on Oracle the history of the roadway, and if they are tr…
The Central Arizona Project - this section is in Avra Valley - carries Colorado River water from Lake Mead toward Tucson. Officials say there is a 35 percent chance of the first CAP water shortage in history in 2016.
Members of the Lajkonik Polish Folk Ensemble perform for the Tucson Slavic Festival Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 at St. Melany Byzantine Catholic Church. Such entertainment can be expected at the Slavic Heritage Festival April 20, 2013.
Kids spend the afternoon dancing to a Playstation device at the Oro Valley Public Library.
Eunice Park grows vegetables and sells them at farmers markets around town with her husband Larry.