There was a point on Tuesday night when Arizona senior Davellyn Whyte decided to completely take over against archrival Arizona State.
The Arizona women's basketball team pushed its winless streak to five games on Sunday afternoon with a 60-50 loss to Washington State at McKale Center.
Not long after crossing the finish line first in Sunday's Tucson Marathon, 27-year old Gary Krugger was asked if this was his first marathon victory.
The Tucson Marathon's 26.2-mile course was nothing for 51-year-old Mike Ehredt, who four weeks ago finished an inspiring 2,150-mile trek from International Falls, Minn., to Galveston, Texas.
Catalina Foothills junior Chaz Mack scored 25 points against Sahuaro on Friday night and, although he really couldn't care less about personal accolades, agreed it was quite the shooting performance.
There was enough energy in Nogales' postgame huddle to power its town of 20,000. You could have cut the euphoria with a knife.
A championship four years in the making came to fruition for Sabino's Billy Comeaux on Tuesday afternoon at Silverbell Golf Course.
With each scorecard turned in at Silverbell Golf Course on Saturday afternoon, Salpointe Catholic's section of the leader board drew increasingly more "oohs" and "aahs" from the crowd.
Jorge Mendivil is all too familiar with the growing pains that come with building a high school football program from scratch.
Rozario Martinez is a student of the game - especially the game in which he's currently playing.
Tucson High's offensive unit subscribes to the age-old theory of keeping defenses off-balance using alternating doses of rushing and passing.
Canyon del Oro coach Dusty Peace will give it to you straight. He'll admit that CDO's homecoming football game on Friday night - a 37-21 win over Catalina Foothills - lacked the intensity so prevalent in years past.
One week after being held to a disconcerting 28 rushing yards in an upset loss, Cienega's ground game rumbled to life on Friday night.
Vail was abuzz on Friday night for Cienega's homecoming football game against Mountain View. The stadium was so packed. The fans were so loud.
Salpointe Catholic coach Denis Bene had spent all of 10 minutes at field level when his Lancers watched the clock run out on a 40-10 road victory over Mountain View on Friday night.
Sahuarita running back Chris Snodgrass lingered on the field after Friday's game at Empire. "Hey, you can't get 900 yards every game!" one fan reassured him.
After his second touchdown catch, Cienega receiver Luke Holley approached former teammate Dino Eidson on the Bobcats' sideline, proclaiming: "I told you!"
In Brandon Willard's head coaching debut at Amphitheater, his Panthers held opposing Palo Verde without an offensive touchdown.
In just a couple of months, Cienega senior Edgar Poe will depart for West Point Military Academy on a football scholarship.
With two matches now complete between two of Southern Arizona's top boys volleyball teams, one thing remains unclear:
Ryan Bronson claims there was a time when he wasn't a good baseball player.
Ironwood Ridge hit a softball trifecta on Tuesday afternoon with a 3-0 road win over archrival Canyon del Oro.
A boisterous mob of white jerseys surrounded home plate on Saturday evening as one of their own rounded third base and sprinted toward the awaiting herd.
Francisco Rodriguez will most certainly be telling his future grandchildren about the time he threw a perfect game.
Who knows how many RBIs Gabe Johnson would have ended up with had Thursday's game lasted just a little longer.
Catalina Foothills volleyball coach David Thistle was steaming after Wednesday night's five-set loss to visiting Ironwood Ridge, and for good reason.
Like any dedicated cyclist, Leah Kirchmann spent her first trip to Tucson taking in some of the top local rides.
As insistent as Andy Lopez was about placing the blame for Friday's loss on his own shoulders, Arizona's starting pitcher Kurt Heyer wasn't buying it.
The game was tied when Nogales' Gabriel Mada approached the plate in the seventh inning Monday.
Arizona's No. 7 baseball team stranded 14 base runners, committed three errors and blew a three-run lead in the eighth inning on Sunday to an Eastern Michigan club with a 3-11 record.
Arizona’s No. 7 baseball team stranded 14 base runners, committed three errors and blew a three-run lead in the eighth inning on Sunday to an Eastern Michigan club with a 3-11 record.
PHOENIX - Scott Epstein's precious Italian sports car finally crashed on Thursday, but not before he drove it well into uncharted territory.
PHOENIX - Tim Derksen knew he would sink both free throws with 4.1 seconds remaining to tie the game and force overtime.
TEMPE - Phoenix Arcadia's Larry Lewis awkwardly stumbled
backward as he fired up an off-balance three-pointer during the
fourth quarter against Salpointe Catholic on Wednesday night.
TEMPE - Tim Derksen is almost always Amphitheater's main
offensive threat, but the way he began Wednesday's state
quarterfinal game was impressive, even for him.
Catalina Foothills goalie Laura DeMers dived to her right,
stretching her arms out just long enough to deflect Ironwood
Ridge's state title hopes.
Larry Barfield coached an array of youth sports for 23 years
before he discovered girls basketball.
Gibram Carillo-Orozco darted up the center of the field,
received a pass in from the right side and struck home a goal four
years in the making.
Cienega trailed by three. With three seconds left, only a
three-pointer would do. Sophomore Gabby Banales hits threes. She
hits a lot of threes.
With 11 seniors on the roster, at least seven of whom are
expected to play collegiately next season, Ironwood Ridge is
expected to challenge for a state title this season.
Catalina Foothills had undoubtedly seen film of Amphitheater's
signature pressure defense before Tuesday night's game.
Dave Peron can rest easy knowing that he hasn't been talking to
a wall all season after all.
Ironwood Ridge basketball coach Brian Peabody can't help but
shake his head each time the Nighthawks load up the bus for a trek
to Tucson's far east side.
Girls soccer coach Charlie Kendrick stood in front of Catalina
Foothills' bench during both overtimes Tuesday evening, urging his
players to keep the faith.
Ironwood Ridge's wrestlers have been waiting years to make one
proclamation, and now they've got the hardware to back it up.
Michelle Busse didn't cry when she tore the anterior cruciate
ligament in her right knee during a Memorial Day practice in
Victor Haro was a real "knucklehead" during his freshman year of
Amphitheater basketball coach Ben Hurley was informed during
Saturday's postgame interview that his star forward, Tim Derksen,
had scored 35 points.
The big picture was awfully blurry to Jon Kimberlin following
Friday night's Northwest Desert Classic championship game.
The Northwest Desert Classic falls at the midpoint of the high
school basketball season, providing many teams with a gauge and an
outlook for the rest of the 2011-12 campaign.