Roadrunners recap: First season featured hardship, happiness, history

Roadrunners recap: First season featured hardship, happiness, history

By Alexander Kinkopf / Tucson Roadrunners.com Hardship. Happiness. History. They’re all relevant story lines for the Tucson Roadrunners, the first-year American Hockey League affiliate for the Arizona Coyotes. The Roadrunners inaugural season came to a close Saturday night as the club capped its first year in Tucson with a thrilling overtime victory against one of […]

Daryl Washington reinstated by NFL

Daryl Washington reinstated by NFL

By Darren Urban / Arizona Cardinals.com Linebacker Daryl Washington was conditionally reinstated by the NFL Tuesday, almost three years after he was suspended by the league indefinitely because of violations of the league’s policy on substances of abuse. What his future is with the Cardinals remains unknown, however. The team released a statement after learning […]

Goldschmidt, D-backs overpower Padres

Goldschmidt, D-backs overpower Padres

PHOENIX — Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt had four hits, including his fourth homer, and he and Chris Owings each had three RBIs in the Diamondbacks’ 9-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday at Chase Field. Goldschmidt homered in the first inning and drove in runs with a single in the second and […]

This woman just became the first to earn a college football scholarship

This woman just became the first to earn a college football scholarship

How’s this for girl power: Arizona high school senior Becca Longo is believed to have become the first woman to earn a college scholarship for football when she signed a National Letter of Intent last week to play for Division 2 Adams State (Co.). Longo, a placekicker, drilled 30 of 33 extra-point tries and hit […]

Basketball standout James named NJCAA Player of the Year

Basketball standout James named NJCAA Player of the Year

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Pima Community College men’s basketball highlight Deion James (Empire HS) received a prestigious award from the NJCAA on Thursday. James, a sophomore forward, was named the 2017 Spalding NJCAA Division II Player of the Year. James was selected first-team NJCAA All-American last week and was the ACCAC Co-Player of […]

Shaq’s son commits to Arizona for 2018

Shaq’s son commits to Arizona for 2018

Power forward Shareef O’Neal, the son of NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, committed to Arizona on Wednesday for 2018. O’Neal’s AAU team, California Supreme made the announcement of his verbal commitment via Twitter. The five-star junior recruit from Crossroads School in Santa Monica, Calif., is ranked No. 19 in the ESPN 60 for the class of […]

Aztecs Stallworth and James earn NJCAA All-American honors

Aztecs Stallworth and James earn NJCAA All-American honors

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Pima Community College mainstay Sydni Stallworth’s (Palo Verde HS) junior college career came full circle on Friday. Stallworth, a sophomore guard, was named first-team NJCAA Division II All-American for the second straight year. She joined Tia Morrison (2009, 2010) and Abyee Maracigan (2009, 2010) as the only women’s basketball […]

Roadrunners finish season in dramatic fashion with 6-5 OT victory

Roadrunners finish season in dramatic fashion with 6-5 OT victory

By Alex Kinkopf / Tucson Roadrunners.com The Roadrunners capped off their inaugural season in victorious fashion Saturday night, beating the Stockton Heat 6-5 in overtime at Stockton Arena. The team ends its season with a three-game win streak; it is the fifth time that the club has won three or more games in consecutive fashion. […]

Several Coyotes bound for IIHF World Championship

Several Coyotes bound for IIHF World Championship

By Dave Vest / Arizona Coyotes.com Five members of the Coyotes are slated to participate in the upcoming 2017 IIHF World Championship. USA Hockey recently named Arizona defenseman Connor Murphy, and forwards Christian Dvorak and Clayton Keller to its roster for the annual tournament, which begins May 5. Meanwhile, Arizona forward Tobias Rieder said he […]

Matijevic named to Golden Spikes Award midseason watch list

Matijevic named to Golden Spikes Award midseason watch list

By Daniel Berk / UA Sports University of Arizona’s JJ Matijevic was named to the 40-player Golden Spikes Award midseason watch list released last week by USA Baseball. The Golden Spikes Award is presented to the top amateur baseball player in the country in a presentation on Thursday, June 29, in Los Angeles. Semifinalists for the […]

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