Students and alumni gather around the UA's annual homecoming bonfire in front of Old Main, Friday night, October 29, 2004.
Steward Observatory Mirror lab, under Arizona Stadium, while spin casting the second mirror for "the world's most powerful telescope," the Large Binocular Telescope," located on Mt. Graham, in 2000.
Arizona's Gilbert Arenas outmuscles Josh Steinthal during a game against Oregon State on Feb. 5, 2000.
Arizona's Hassan Adams rises to score for two in the first half of a game against Washington State in 2005.
The UA marching band was on hand for the inauguration of UA president Robert Shelton on Oct. 26, 2006.
Gem show vendor Albert Volker, sits with his sizable collection of smokey quartz in 1998, mined by himself on his ranch in Montana. Vollker was one of the last participants doing business as most others packed up to leave.
Colored glass jewels glimmer with at least some of the sparkle of their rarer counterparts at the Globe-X Gem & Mineral show at the Days Inn Downtown in 2007.
Then-Louisiana-Lafayette head coach Jessie Evans greets Lute Olson after a game on Dec. 30, 2003.
Chuck Huckelberry, watering the cactus at his home July 3, 2003.
Chuck Huckelberry, photgraphed through the prickely pear cactus at his home July 3, 2003.
Chuck Huckelberry, photgraphed in the study at his home July 3, 2003. The figure in the background is an ironwood sculpture, in keeping with much of the dark woods and western theme in his home.
Chuck Huckelberry reads a history of Mt. Lemmon called "Look to the Mountains"at his home July 3, 2003. Reading is one of his favorite pastimes, and historical works are his genre of choice.
A rare quiet moment in the office of Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry, Wed. , May 8, 2002.
Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry meets with Bruce Basemann with the Pima County Finance Dept, Wed. , May 8, 2002.
Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry often gestures with his hands while speaking. Here, he gestures during a meeting Wed. , May 8, 2002.
Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry takes a caller's question on the John C. Scott show, (on KTKT AM 990) with Pima County Board of Supervisor Chair Sharon Bronson in the background, Wed. , May 8, 2002.
Chuck Huckelberry, hangs a bird feeder in the back yard of home July 3, 2003.
Gilbert Arenas muscles out Josh Steinthal during a game against Oregon State on Feb. 5, 2000.
UA's J.P. Prince tries to poke the ball away from UCLA's Jordan Farmar during the second half of an Arizona-UCLA game in Los Angeles on Feb. 4, 2006.
Left to right: Brent Strom and pupil Nathan Wood
Andy Scala, owner of "Brian and Andy's Christmas Trees" enjoys a quiet moment during a busy season at his Campbell and Ft. Lowell corner lot.
Salvation Army volunteers (l to r) Cliff Icenogle and Dwight Snook add batteries to donated toys at a warehouse in Tucson, Thursday morning, Dec. 14, 2006.
Stalactite formations drip with water - a sign of a healthy cave - in the Big Room at Kartchner caverns. Photo by Chris Richards.
A "fried egg" cave formation in the Big Room at Kartchner caverns, part of the cave system. Photo by Chris Richards. Assign.
Park Ranger Ginger Nolan is dwarfed by the cave formations in the Big Room. Photo by Chris Richards.
A "cave popcorn" formation in the Big Room at Kartchner caverns. Photo by Chris Richards.
A horsedrawn cart makes its way throught the streets of the winterhaven neighborhood Sunday night, Dec. 16, 2001. The festival of lights and holiday cheer began tonight.
Standing outside McKale Center, Wildcats players Joy Hollingsworth and Ashley Whisonant react to the unexpected death of teammate Shawntinice Polk. Polk, the team’s best player and one of the UA’s most popular athletes, died in 2005 of a pulmonary embolism.
Eddie Van Halen, of the rock and roll band Van Halen, leaps from the drum kit of brother Alex Van Halen during the song "Jump," at Ava, Thursday evening, Nov. 18, 2004.
07 tony bennett - Tony Bennett belts out the lyrics to "Maybe This Time" at Casino del Sol's AVA Sunday night. Photo by Chris Richards. Assign.#98058. 10/6/02. OCTOBER 7, 2002 B1 Photo by Chris Richards / Staff: Going strong: Tony Bennett performs "Maybe This Time," one of several songs that…
Kid Rock belts out his distinctive mix of southern rock, hip-hop and Detroit bravado for Tucson-area fans at the AVA performance center at Casino Del Sol, Thursday night, October 7, 2004.
ua baseball - UA baseball coach Andy Lopez working with players at Sancet Stadium, Wed, Jan 9, 2001. Photo by Chris Richards, assignment # 94422.1/9/02
Washington State vs University of Arizona in Pac-10 basketball, at McKale, Satuday, Jan 29, 2005. UA's Channing Frye goes up under the basket over WSU's Chris Schlatter in the first half. Photo by Chris Richards/Arizona Daily Star
The Copper Queen hotel in Bisbee, Arizona as photographed Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001.
UA coach John Mackovic, right, and assistant coach Rob Ianello watch their team during a 2002 victory over Utah. A potential game-winning TD pass by the Utes in the final minute was ruled out-of-bounds by the officials.
Graunke was named the All-Southern Arizona Player of the Year in 2006 when he had one of the most prolific passing seasons Tucson has ever seen. The 6-foot 180-pound quarterback threw for a city-record 3,372 yards, which is also still standing as the best mark statewide in 5A history. His tw…
A three-time All-Southern Arizona honorable mention selection, Depper was named to the 3A All-State team after rushing for 1,379 yards and 13 touchdowns as part of the 2004 Mustang squad that made the state tournament and finished 9-4. Depper, who went on to play running back at Pima, was al…
Former UA football coach Larry Smith, left, and broadcaster Dave Sitton collaborated on UA football games in 2005 for Fox Sports Net Arizona
No photographA three-year starter at tight end for the Apaches, Coronado earned All-State, and All-4A honors in 1992 after leading the division in catches with 47 for 840 yards. Named to Blue Chip Magazine’s West top 20 after recording 27 grabs for 528 yards as a junior, Coronado chose West …
No PhotographSecond team All-state Class B in 1951, Morales went on to NAU where he lettered from 1953-1958.
9. Ben Coronado, TE, 1993 A three-year starter at tight end for the Apaches, Coronado earned All-State, and All-4A honors in 1992 after leading the division in catches with 47 for 840 yards. Named to Blue Chip MagazineÕs West top 20 after recording 27 grabs for 528 yards as a junior, Coronad…
6. Frank Morales, OL, 1952 Second team All-state Class B in 1951, Morales went on to NAU where he lettered from 1953-1958.
Former I-Ridge coach Gary Minor said the 6-foot 3-inch Gilbert is the best wide receiver the Nighthawks have ever had. The numbers speak for themselves in this case. Gilbert set the school record for receiving yards in a career with 1,959 and, as a senior, set the single-season record with 1…
In 2001, Catalina Foothills finally broke through and made the Class 4A State Playoffs for the first time after a 9-1 regular season but lost 24-17 to No. 13 Goodyear Millennium. Running back Josh Brisco, far left, led the Falcons' ground attack and earned himself All-State honors. Brisco we…
As a senior at Catalina Foothills, Nolan Swett was named second-team All-Southern Arizona as a tight end in 2003. He was also productive as a junior, receiving an honorable mention for the All-Southern Arizona team. Swett went on to play at Division III Colorado College where he set all majo…
Running back Vince Alentado, with ball, was named to the first-team 4A Kino Region as a senior for the Falcons in 2006. In his career, Alentado had 161 receptions, 1,214 yards and four touchdowns, according to maxpreps.com. He also made an impact on the defensive end as a senior, leading Cat…
Gilbert Arenas • G
Drafted: 2001, 2nd round, No. 31 overall by the Golden State Warriors
Teams: Golden State (2001-03), Washington (2003-10), Orlando (2010-11), Memphis (2012)
Notable: Despite next to no recruitment from other schools, Arenas showed he was a star in the making from Day 1 at …
17 greenway - Flowers bloom outside the historic Manning House, in Tucson, Arizona, Friday evening, Oct. 17, 2003. Neighborhood activist Daphne Madison (DAPHNE MADISON, not in photo) is hoping to get the city to turn the railroad tracks right-of-way between 22nd street and St. Mary's Rd., in…
Flowers bloom outside the historic Manning House, in Tucson, Arizona, Friday evening, Oct. 17, 2003. Neighborhood activist Daphne Madison (DAPHNE MADISON, not in photo) is hoping to get the city to turn the railroad tracks right-of-way between 22nd street and St. Mary's Rd., into a greenway …