Niya Butts is quick to shake a hand, to start a conversation.
Todd Holthaus, the women’s basketball coach at Pima College, knew what he was doing.
For the Arizona volleyball team’s return to the NCAA tournament, the connections with its first opponent run deep.
The sideline cleared, as Salpointe Catholic stormed the field. In celebration.
The way Arizona talks about its Pac-12 season-opening loss, you’d think it was the NCAA tournament.
No. 5. Black jersey, black pants, black Nike cleats. Maroon helmet. White gloves with a black palm.
McKale Center was packed, and loud, with 4,487 fans.
Football coach Pat Nugent was approved by the Pima College board nearly five years ago.
Dave Rubio turns to his bench.
Dennis Bene sits in his office before practice.
It started with the pick-off, then came the pickpocket.
Three games in, and the Arizona Wildcats are already battle-tested.
GILBERT — Canyon del Oro has 13 seniors on its roster, and coach Dusty Peace was ready and waiting for all of them Friday night.
When Niya Butts walked into the locker room late Saturday afternoon, there was somberness — then silence.
The news conference room in McKale Center can get chilly.
Seattle, for obvious reasons, is the city most closely associated with Ken Griffey Jr., a Mariners legend and future Hall of Famer.
As head coach at Pima College, Pat Nugent often says the best he can do for his players when they leave his office or football field is pat them on the butt and hope they get Top Ramen for dinner.
The match only lasted for about 50 minutes.
Arizona quarterback B.J. Denker picks up yardage during the second quarter against UCLA. Earlier in the game, Denker set an Arizona single-season record for rushing by a quarterback.
Romelo Bracy stood in the midst of his family, in a loving, exuberant embrace.
For the last two years, Candice Warthen has played supportive fan and spectator a whole lot more than ball-handler and shooting guard.
Arizona’s win against Oregon State on Sunday was important for a few reasons.
Snow College and Pima College are both 4-5.
Arizona and Washington State will get an early start when they kick off Nov. 16.
Charli Turner Thorne is not an iPhone. She doesn’t need to be recharged.
It’s been 5½ years since Niya Butts strolled into McKale Center for her introductory press conference.
Cameron Denson wasn’t a receiver for Salpointe Catholic on Friday night.
Davellyn Whyte sits on the balcony at Richard Jefferson Gymnasium and observes.
It’s been 11 days since Arizona upset then-No.1 USC, but the effects of that win continue to linger — for the good, and for the bad.
For Nikki Regalado, there was quite a bit of excitement building up for her sophomore season at Pima.
A couple hours before Friday’s kickoff, Richie Estrada sat in the locker room with his Mountain View teammates.
If you take the “n” out of Madi Kingdon’s last name, and switch it with a “m,” you get Kingdom.
For the second time in as many seasons, the Arizona Wildcats have lost a projected starter to a right knee injury.
They weren’t a crack commando unit, sent to prison in 1972 for a crime they didn’t commit.
These aren’t last year’s Wildcats.
When Pima basketball opens its season on Nov. 4 against LA College Prep, you won’t find Brian Peabody roaming the sideline.
Madi Kingdon jumped, raised her right arm, and quickly swatted at the ball.
Clarence McRae has been around football a long time, both as a player and coach.
A newspaper article from 1993 still sits in the UA volleyball office at McKale Center.
The season is winding down for the Pima College men’s and women’s soccer teams — and both are in the playoff hunt.
Step outside, barefoot. Walk on the concrete.
Shaquillah Torres and her brother, Maurice, used to wake up at 4:30 a.m.
Pima’s football team had a week off to think about its chances of making the playoffs.
Octavio “Tavo” Alvarez remembers sitting in class at Tucson High School, and hearing his name on the loudspeaker.
Brandon Dixon doesn’t exactly need to rely on his full scholarship at the UA anymore.
Catalina Foothills running back Ian Turner tries to break away from the Canyon del Oro defense. The Falcons finished with just 180 total yards.
After an oh-fer to start Pac-12 play, the Wildcats return tonight to the comfortable confines of McKale Center.