Norman Miller, Sr., left, and Norman Miller, Jr., 17, take a break on some furniture for sale at the Band Boosters space during the second annual Band Boosters Yard Sale at Catalina Foothills High School in 2010.
The Canyon del Oro Dorados football team practices against a backdrop of the Santa Catalina Mountains at Canyon del Oro High School in Oro Valley in 2007.
Readers also learned how some of the first settlers near the Santa Cruz River may have influenced Tucsons name. In a popular blog item by Griffith he writes about a Spanish cavalry who had trouble pronouncing the words Chuk Shon, a name given to the area by natives. It was later changed to T…
Fire Investigator Tom Quesnel, left, talks with Tucson Police Officer Chuck Rydzak while investigating the scene of a trailer fire behind the Tucson Full Gospel Church, 5745 E. 26th Street on Wednesday, May 17, 2006. The trailer, which contained pews and an organ, was almost completely gutte…
Louisville head coach Rick Pitino keeping the throttle open against Russ Pennell's Arizona squad in a 39-point blowout in the Sweet 16 in 2009.
Arizona interim head coach Russ Pennell walks off the court after his Wildcats lost in the Sweet 16 in 2009.
2009UA guard Nic Wise, driving on Louisville’s Terrence Jennings, saw the Wildcats get routed 103-64 in the Midwest Regional in Indianapolis.
Cows spend the day chewing grass at the Lazy J2 Ranch near Patagonia. At its peak, the state had 1.75 million cattle.
Amphi's Lester Medford was the Arizona Daily Star's boys basketball player of the year in 2011.
Playing a video game to help distract her, Trinity Poire, 4, sits in a car seat during one of multiple daily breathing treatments at her grandmother's house in Tucson in 2010.
Happy to be home from her month-long stay in the hospital, Trinity Poire, 4, snuggles with her older sister Natalie, 8, on the couch at her grandmother's house where the family was temporarily staying in 2010.
Bruises and scars from surgery and a rash that developed from a reaction to adhesive tape are visible on Trinity Poire's neck as she sips her drink six days after surgery in the pediatric intensive care unit at University Medical Center in 2010.
Donning a princess tiara and cuddling her stuffed Mickey Mouse, Trinity Poire sleeps wired to several machines monitoring her progress one day after her surgery in the pediatric intensive care unit at University Medical Center in Tucson in 2010.
A physician's assistant explains some of the complexities of working on Trinity Poire's heart to her parents Desiree and Nicholas during an update on her surgery in the waiting room at University Medical Center in Tucson in 2010.
Desiree and Nicholas Poire look away as Trinity Poire as clinical coordinator JoAnne Linnemann, RN, and anesthesiologist Dr. Thomas Quigley prep Trinity for surgery in the ambulatory surgery ward at University Medical Center in Tucson in 2010.
Trinity Poire plays with her father Nicholas Poire's cheeks and gives him a kiss during a tour of the hospital at University Medical Center in Tucson in 2010. "She love's without regard," said Trinity's mother Desiree. "She doesn't care what you look like, what color you are, where you come …
Too tired to walk the whole way, Trinity Poire hitches a ride with her father Nicholas Poire during a a tour of University Medical Center on the day before her surgery in Tucson in 2010.
Arizona forward Derrick Williams, center, gets some praise from assistant coach Emanuel "Book" Richardson, right, as he and center Alex Jacobson walk off the court in the final minutes against Southern California at McKale Center in Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday Jan. 29, 2011. Photo by Greg Bry…
Several pieces from artist Ted DeGrazia's 26-piece Rodeo Collection hang on display in the rotating gallery room at the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, 6300 N. Swan Road.
Members of Arizona's 2010-11 team work their way through the Zona Zoo after defeating Oregon win the Pac-10 title at McKale Center on March 5, 2011.
Arizona guard MoMo Jones leads the way through the Zona Zoo as the Wildcats celebrate with the student section after defeating Oregon to claim the then-Pac-10 crown at McKale in 2011. UA can win another league title if it beats visiting Stanford tonight.
Arizona guard Momo Jones leads the way as the Wildcats storm the Zona Zoo after defeating Oregon to claim first place in the Pac-10 at McKale Center on March 5, 2011.
Amphi's Lester Medford was the Arizona Daily Star's boys basketball player of the year in 2011.
Hundreds of students and other protesters rallied against the signing of immigration bill SB 1070 by Gov. Jan Brewer in Tucson in April 2010.
For nine years, Bluefin Seafood Bistro at Casas Adobes Plaza has been serving up New Orleans specialties to mark Mardi Gras. The menu runs from Friday through Fat Tuesday.
Police motion for people to get back on the sidewalk following several arrests after anti SB 1070 demonstrators blocked traffic at the intersection of Congress Street and Granada Ave. in Tucson, Ariz., Thursday July 29, 2010. Photo by Greg Bryan/Arizona Daily Star
Former Graham County Sheriff Richard Mack.Tuesday March 8, 2011 Photo by Greg Bryan, Arizona Daily Star
Luke Donald waves his hat to the crowd after claiming victory on the 16th hole during the final round of Match Play in 2011. The victory was sweet for Donald, a Brit who played collegiately at Northwestern. He celebrated with his wife and infant daughter following the win.
Phil Mickelson shows anguish after putting on hole No. 4 in his match with Rickie Fowler in 2011. Mickelson, a former Tucson Open champion, will not play in this year’s tournament.
Ian Poulter consults with a member of his crew at the driving range during the first practice day of the 2011 tournament. Poulter won the event in 2010.
A car passes by this scenic view looking west towards the Santa Rita Mountains from Highway 83 near mile marker 44 between I-10 and Sonoita southeast of Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday June 25, 2011. Draft Environmental Impact statement writers analyzed view impacts of the Rosemont mine at eight …
The cost of French wines are likely to go up this year, due to a poor grape harvest caused by bad weather.
Nancy Gallen, with arms crossed, found ways over her 40-plus years in Tucson to get people involved in social issues and political campaigns. She is pictured in 2007 listening to the TUSD Governing Board discuss a student deportation case.
Jake Fischer's UA career officially began in 2009, when the Ironwood Ridge High School senior signed his national letter of intent with the Wildcats. Above, Fischer laughs during a press conference after signing his letter of intent.
Arizona guard Jordin Mayes drives past Oregon guard Johnathan Loyd in the second half at McKale Center in Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday March 5, 2011. Photo by Greg Bryan, Arizona Daily Star
It comes down to the wire as Cienega's Edgar Poe (cq EDGAR POE), left, is narrowly defeated by CDO's Lezo Urreiztieta (cq LEZO URREIZTIETA) in the 110 meter hurdles for Division II during the final day of the 2011 Arizona State Track and Field Championship held at Mesa Community College in M…
27 CAL gSalsa gb-p1 - Joanne and Luis Escobedo (cq JOANNE and LUIS ESCOBEDO) share a moment on the dance floor during a salsa dancing night at El Parador in Tucson, Ariz., Saturday Dec. 22, 2007 (cq SATURDAY, DEC. 22, 2007). Photo by Greg Bryan/Arizona Daily Star Transmission #138423 MANDATO…
John Oswalt hangs Christmas lights for residents at a home in Tucson, Ariz., Friday, Nov. 18, 2005.
Alec Kelly, 6, takes in the view of the 24-foot Christmas tree from the second floor during the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony in the Cascade Lounge at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 North Resort Drive, in Tucson, Ariz., Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005.
The 24-foot Christmas tree can be see through large windows from outside during the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony in the Cascade Lounge at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 North Resort Drive, in Tucson, Ariz., Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005.
Santa Claus cookies hang on display as Dolores Coatney sorts through recycled Christmas cards she crocheted around during the Women's Club of the Friendly Village of the Catalinas' annual craft fair at the neighborhood clubhouse in Tucson, Ariz., Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005.
Cholla cacti are plentiful at a point overlooking the city along the Pontatoc Ridge Trail.
Amphi's Lester Medford as the Arizona Daily Star's boys basketball player of the year in 2011.
Margin: 33Date: Nov. 23, 2010How it happened: Derrick Williams (pictured) scored 19 points in 29 minutes while hitting 6 for 10 from the field, 1 for 1 from deep and 6 for 9 from the free throw line as Arizona rolled to another huge victory. Arizona shot 51 percent from the floor and held Be…
No. 8: Arizona 78, Bethune-Cookman 45 -- Margin: 33. Date: Nov. 23, 2010. How it happened: Derrick Williams (pictured) scored 19 points in 29 minutes while hitting 6 for 10 from the field as Arizona rolled to another huge victory. Arizona shot 51 percent from the floor and held Bethune-Cookm…
No. 14: Arizona 84, Rice 57 -- Margin: 27. Date: Dec. 1, 2010. How it happened: Kevin Parrom (pictured) didn't do much on the offensive end, but we had to give him some love and credit for the Cats holding Rice to 37.5 percent shooting and just 2 for 11 from deep. Derrick Williams dominated …
No. 18: Arizona 83, New Mexico St. 57 -- Margin: 26. Date: Nov. 18, 2010. How it happened: Surprise! Derrick Williams scored 27 points and snagged 14 rebounds (six on the offensive boards) while shooting 9 for 10 from the field and 9 for 12 from the line in just 25 minutes. Kyle Fogg, pictur…
Margin: 27Date: Dec. 1, 2010How it happened: Kevin Parrom (pictured) didn't do much on the offensive end, but we had to give him some love and credit for the Cats holding Rice to 37.5 percent shooting and just 2 for 11 from deep. Derrick Williams (as he did throughout his sophomore season) d…