In the end, the Arizona Wildcats' most dicey NCAA tournament selection ever yielded surprises - one good, one bad.
One day at the start of the Tucson Toros' 1980 season, the team's clubhouse manager ran into then-general manager Jack Donovan's office.
Generally, Triple-A players can be placed into one of three categories.
PHOENIX - Canyon del Oro's softball team has been in this position before and coach Stephanie Nicholson can only hope her team can handle it again.
Playing in the Pac-12, coach Andy Lopez and the Arizona Wildcats see some of the country's best competition week in, week out.
When Sawyer Carroll arrived at the Padres' spring training facility in Peoria a little before 7 a.m. Sunday, the idea of a two-hour bus ride to Tucson wasn't all that appealing.
The Arizona Wildcats worked their way through the Pac-12 last season by out maneuvering their opponents at Hi Corbett Field.
Sometimes something can become so popular that it loses favor with audiences.
The Tucson Festival of Books can be overwhelming.
It sounds crazy, but if it were up to Arizona Wildcats coach Andy Lopez, all of his team's nonconference games would be tight, one-run games.
Recreation options you'll find at various sites around Arizona: hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, bird-watching, camping, picnicking and exploring ancient ruins. • Recreation options you'll find at Catalina State Park: all of the above. • You get the point. • The park - nestled in t…
Agustín Brasserie - from le menu to its sleek yet spare black-and-white decor - aims for a classic French bistro experience.
Four years removed from making his American debut on Dove Mountain as a curly-haired, higher-voiced teen with the nickname "Rors" on the back of his ballcap, Rory McIlroy has all the trappings of a superstar.
You can't say Live Theatre Workshop doesn't mix things up a bit.
A high school reunion can be agonizing.
Slack-key guitarist George Kahumoku Jr. was already up for three hours by the time he answered the phone for his interview with Caliente at 6 a.m. last week.
Of all the cities violin great Joshua Bell has played in during his remarkable 30-year career, Tucson holds a special place in his heart.
The Tucson Symphony Orchestra will close out the inaugural Tucson Desert Song Festival this weekend with arguably one of the greatest classical choral masterpieces ever composed.
Christopher O'Riley is sure that he has met the next Joshua Bell or Yo-Yo Ma.
On Monday, after months of anticipation and construction, Chris Fanelli will open the doors of his Sausage Deli in 2,200 square feet of shiny newness.
This time of year, it can take about 90 days for someone to receive a pair of custom Stewart boots.
Paul Thorn gave his writing arm a rest when creating his latest release, "What the Hell is Goin' On?"
What do you call a band of cellists?
The inaugural Tucson Desert Song Festival features renowned national vocalists performing with several Tucson arts organizations.
The Rialto Theatre Foundation is bringing the funk for its first gala fundraiser.
A slight chill in the air didn't stop the crowds from descending on the late night festivities at La Cocina last Saturday evening.
Organizers of the Tucson Desert Song Festival wanted to make a splash.
Guitarist Herb Pedersen looks back at his time with the Desert Rose Band with equal amounts of fondness and pride.
For football fans who might not play the beer and bar game, Tucson has alternatives all over town. We've picked four sweet plays for your viewing, eating and drinking pleasure.
Theatre 3 is all about the community.
Seven years ago, Nancy Bender didn't really know what she wanted to do with the sprawling warehouse in the Dunbar Springs area.
Arizona Opera conductor Joel Revzen loves Puccini's "Tosca."
Tim McGraw is busting back onto the country music charts with the first single off his forthcoming Big Machine Records debut, "Two Lanes of Freedom."
Canadian conductor and composer Bramwell Tovey has vacationed in Scottsdale a few times, but he's never been to Tucson.
Every year for the past 40, the University of Arizona School of Music has hosted its prestigious Concerto Competition.
The little boy in the second row at Texas A&M University's Rudder Auditorium stood up and took the mic.
If all goes as planned, conductor Joel Revzen will be rehearsing the Arizona Opera's upcoming production of "Il Trovatore" in the company's new digs next month.
Russian classical guitarist Vladimir Gorbach will be more than halfway through his American adventure when he arrives in Tucson for Sunday's Tucson Guitar Society recital.
The music won't be the only thing that is stripped down when Matisyahu performs an acoustic set at the Rialto Theatre Wednesday.
The tastes and traditions of life Down Under will take center stage at the Tucson Botanical Gardens on Saturday.
Sunday is all about kids.
When sisters Pia and Kimberly Toscano get together this weekend, it will be like a goofy teen girls' slumber party.
Mona's Danish was the only authentic Danish bakery in Arizona when Steve Hashemi opened it nearly 13 ago.
Brace yourself: The Weston family is coming to town.
The last time Michael Learned and Richard Thomas acted together 30 years ago, they played mother and son.
You can't throw a rock in Tucson during the month of February without hitting someone willing to buy it. • Thousands of dealers sporting tens of thousands of specimens - everything from fossils to fluorite - will descend on the Old Pueblo in the coming weeks as the Tucson Gem, Mineral & …
The Arizona Friends of Chamber Music will reach a historic milestone on Wednesday when Trio Solisti performs the world premiere of New York composer Lowell Liebermann's Piano Trio in G minor.
Tucson composer Frederic Balazs and Faroe Islands violinist Monika Stauss Joensen have been friends for 15 years but have seen each other only five times.