University of Arizona's Daniel Jenkins, bottom, upends University of California Berkeley's Jeremy Ross, top right, with Michael Calvin, left, in the first quarter at Arizona Stadium on September 25, 2010 in Tucson, Ariz. Photo by Dean Knuth/Arizona Daily Star
James Darnell, right, was all smiles before the 2011 All-Star Futures Game. Since then, his career has been sidetracked by various injuries.
Daniel Bejarano averaged 6.3 points for Colorado State this past season. He played just 30 minutes for UA as a freshman in 2010-11.
Cyclovia got its start in 2010, above, with a route that wound near the University of Arizona. It drew more than 10,000 riders the next year, but bad weather curtailed it last year.
"Part of our goal is for Cyclovia to happen four or five times a year at the minimum, along different routes that rotate throughout the city of Tucson," says coordinator Kylie Walzak.
Davonté Neal was one of the state's best football players - and a star sprinter - at Chaparral High School. Neal left Notre Dame Wednesday.
This January 2011 file photo shows people at the scene of the Tucson shooting spree. The Pima County Sheriff's Department is set to release records in the case for the first time on Wednesday.
Sisters Jennifer McCaig, left, and Melissa Shaner (now Tureaud), with some of the donated prom dresses they gave away at Cinderella's Closet in 2009.
Arizeder Urreiztieta reads Canto I during an all-night reading of Dante's "Inferno" held at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church on April 9, 2009.
Dr. John Pedicone speaks during a TUSD board meeting concerning Ethnic Studies program on May 3, 2011.
Jim Waid received the Governor's Arts Award for Individual Artist. Waid was the only Tucsonan to receive one of the six awards presented earlier this month in Phoenix.
Sabino coach Jay Campos, whose squad will open against Salpointe, is expected to field another strong team in 2013.
Washington's Isaiah Thomas broke Arizona's hearts - and ended the Wildcats' hope for a conference title - when he hit a game-winner in 2011. The UA looks to win a Pac-12 final after finishing second the last two years.
UA senior Kevin Parrom, right, knows his departed mother will be watching Saturday's game against ASU. "She hates losing," he said.
Brio Tuscan Grille opened at the Tucson Mall in June 2011. A company official said the restaurant "made every effort to gain sales, but we never found the traction." The restaurant expects to close March 17.
Matt Scott tosses the ball during football practice for the University of Arizona on August 5, 2010
University of Arizona football player Matt Scott does a drill during the first 2011 season practice at the Rincon Vista practice complex on August 4, 2011 in Tucson, Ariz. Photo by Dean Knuth/Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona football player Matt Scott, left, and Nick Foles do a drill during the first 2011 season practice at the Rincon Vista practice complex on August 4, 2011 in Tucson, Ariz.
Sisters Jennifer McCaig, left, and Melissa Shaner, right, pose with donated prom dresses in November 2009.
Solomon Hill was distraught after being called for a foul in the UA's 2011 loss at Washington. UA is 16-18 all time against the Huskies in Seattle.
Mona's Danish Bakery offers rich, buttery cookies, pumpernickel bread and pastries prepared in the Danish tradition, as well as sandwiches, salads and soups.
Arizona's Greg Byrne is one of five BCS athletic directors invited to take a tour of a few Nike factories in Asia.
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Ollie Mayfield, left, and his son, Todd, both won state football titles in Tucson. The elder Mayfield died this week at age 83.
This was Kool Shades' official portrait for the Arizona Daily Star Battle of the Bands in 2007. From left, bottom row: Moss Worthington, Clay Gibson and Aiden Fishbein; top row: Greg Stanley, Nick Tkachyk and Sean McEvoy.
Kool Shades' bassist Sean McEvoy played it up for the crowd at the Rialto Theatre in February 2007 during the Arizona Daily Star Battle of the Bands, which the band won.
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In 2010, ASU's James Brooks comes up with the first of his two blocked extra point attempts in the Sun Devils' 30-29 double-OT win at the UA. Visitors win the Territorial Cup 42 percent of the time.
Palo Verde celebrated a state title at Arizona Stadium in 2005, but it's rare for a local team to win one in the Phoenix area.
Phil Cormier, left, and brother Mark Cormier, right, wrap up before the start of the 26th El Tour de Tucson on November 22, 2008.
Randy Riehl, left, and Ross Teeple, right, help Jim Riehl, center, who was diagnosed with ALS eight months ago, across the Santa Cruz River during the 26th El Tour de Tucson on November 22, 2008.
Pima College women's coach Todd Holthaus says this season's squad is "the most athletic team I've had from top to bottom."
Sabino players - from left to right, Michael Bair, Chance Stephens and Wyatt Stamatopolous - celebrate a touchdown by Stephens in the second half. As far as they were concerned, the bus drive back home could wait.
The Empire Ranch, near Sonoita, dates to the 1870s and is "one of the oldest continuously working ranches," running 800-900 head of cattle.
Aspen trees change their colors for Fall along the Mint Spring trail atop Mt. Lemmon.
Salpointe's Austin Weaver, bottom, and Alex Arnaud, left, converge on Nogales running back Alan Garcia during the second quarter at Salpointe Catholic High School.
Snakes at a home show! The show's Pet Experience exhibit will include demonstrations on how to protect pets from rattlesnakes.
during his arraignment in 2011.
The Tucson Greek Festival begins today and continues through Sunday. You know what that means: gyros, souvlakia, spanakopita and dolmathes.
Dallin Piper, left in red hat, is held by his mother Heather Piper, center left, with Delsin Piper, center right in blue, 6, being held by his dad Art Piper, right, as they watch Evangelos Oxuzidis, hands left, make Saganaki during the 36th annual Tucson Greek Festival held at St. Demetrios …