Bob Garver: “Avengers: Age of Ultron” movie review

Bob Garver: “Avengers: Age of Ultron” movie review

By Bob Garver “The Avengers” is just about the biggest movie franchise in the world. Movies starring the individual members do big business, but when they team up, they make an immediate impact on the all-time box office records. In other words, “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” is going to get everybody’s money no matter […]

UA softball in post-season play

UA softball in post-season play

  By Danny Martinez / UA Sports Information Office For the 29th consecutive season, Arizona will participate in postseason play. The University of Arizona will host an NCAA Softball Championships Regional Friday through Sunday, May 15-17, at Rita Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium. Teams in the region include Minnesota, New Mexico State and St. John’s. Arizona is […]

Pau Tonnesen wins Pac-12 title in decathalon

Pau Tonnesen wins Pac-12 title in decathalon

Pau Tonnesen of the Univ of Arizona clears a vault. By Sean Collins / UA Sports Information Office  Los Angeles, Calif. – The University of Arizona Wildcat men’s and women’s track and field teams finished the Pac-12 Championships Multis on Saturday in Los Angeles, Calif. UCLA hosted the two-day competition at their own Drake Stadium. […]

A few questions remain as Preakness 2015 field takes final shape

A few questions remain as Preakness 2015 field takes final shape

May 11, 2015 Childs Walker The Baltimore Sun Posted with permission from MCT Information Services Republish Reprint With the post-position draw for the 2015 Preakness Stakes coming Wednesday, a few questions remain about the field that will challenge Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah. The race gained two confirmed entries over the weekend in Danzig Moon, […]

Kingdon and Leary’s run at National Title ends at Final Four

Kingdon and Leary’s run at National Title ends at Final Four

By Justice Noelle Davis / UA Sports Information Office Gulf Shores, Ala.- Arizona’s Madi Kingdon and Kaitlyn Leary were named the 2015 AVCA Sand Volleyball All Americans. The duo, along with the twins McKenna and Madison Witt competed in pool play Friday and Saturday and sweet 16 pairs championships on Sunday in Gulf Shores, Ala., […]

Old West history, May 11-13

Old West history, May 11-13

This painting by Frederick Remington, entitled “Holding Up the Pay Escort” or “The Holdup” was inspired by the the robbery of an Army paymaster in the Arizona Territory on May 11, 1889. Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner May 11 1870- Canada paid the Hudson’s Bay Company 11-million dollars for its territorial holdings in Rupert’s […]

Celebrate mom at Old Tucson this weekend

Celebrate mom at Old Tucson this weekend

  Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Old Tucson and the Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation love and respect Moms everywhere.  On Saturday, May 9th and Sunday, May 10th from 10:00am to 5:00pm, moms (current and future) who buy one admission will get a second admission free.  Pamper Mom with an unforgettable day of family […]

Old West history, May 4 – 6

Old West history, May 4 – 6

1873- Labette County, Kansas- the remains of Dr. William York and other murder victims are found on the Bender family farm. Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner May 4 1870- Kit Carson, Colorado Territory- the Kansas Pacific begins laying track westward. 1873- Labette County, Kansas- the remains of Dr. William York and other murder victims […]

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