Quihuis, Weaver earn WGCA Awards

Quihuis, Weaver earn WGCA Awards

UA freshman Krystal Quihuis. Photo/UA Athletics By Molly O’Mara / UA Sports Information Office Junior Lindsey Weaver and freshman Krystal Quihuis earned All-America honors from the Women’s Golf Coaches’ Association (WGCA), it was announced on Saturday. The Wildcats finished fifth in stroke play to advance to the quarterfinals of match play last week at the NCAA […]

UA soccer season tickets on sale

UA soccer season tickets on sale

By Adam Gonzales / UA Sports Information Office  In the 2014 season, head coach Tony Amato led Arizona to their first NCAA Tournament bid since 2005. Not only did they make the tournament, the Wildcats advanced to the second round by defeating Oklahoma State. It was a successful season as the Wildcats earned the most […]

Goodacre, Fox and Mauga named NFCA All-Americans

Goodacre, Fox and Mauga named NFCA All-Americans

By Danny Martinez / UA Sports Information Office Seniors Chelsea Goodacre and Kellie Fox and sophomore Katiyana Mauga were named NFCA All-Americans, the association announced Wednesday. Goodacre earned second-team honors while Fox and Mauga were named to the third team. It is Fox’s second consecutive season as an All-American while Goodacre and Mauga are receiving […]

South Africans are mad at FIFA for ruining their proud World Cup moment

South Africans are mad at FIFA for ruining their proud World Cup moment

May 28, 2015 Erin Conway-Smith Posted with permission from GlobalPost Republish Reprint JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The 2010 World Cup is one of South Africa’s proudest moments. As host of the first-ever FIFA championship held on the African continent, an ecstatic nation set aside its woes and welcomed the world. But as scandalous details emerge of […]

Olympic winter sports body suspends ties with SportAccord

Olympic winter sports body suspends ties with SportAccord

May 27, 2015 Posted with permission from The Washington Times Republish Reprint LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) – The association of Olympic winter sports has joined the exodus from umbrella organization SportAccord following Marius Vizer’s attacks on the IOC. The Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations notified Vizer by letter on Wednesday that it decided “with […]

Scott Kingery named Pac-12 Player of the Year

Scott Kingery named Pac-12 Player of the Year

By Blair Willis / UA Sports Information Office Scott Kingery was named the Pac-12 Conference Player of the Year, it was announced Wednesday. The junior second baseman, who won the regular season batting title, was joined by Kevin Newman and Bobby Dalbec on the All-Conference team, while Justin Behnke, Cody Hamlin and Riley Moore earned […]

Kingery named Golden Spikes Award semifinalist

Kingery named Golden Spikes Award semifinalist

By Blair Willis / UA Sports Information Office University of Arizona second baseman Scott Kingery has been named a semifinalist for 2015 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award. Kingery had previously been listed on a 30-player watch list released earlier in the month. Twenty-one athletes from around the country were named semifinalists for the 38th Golden […]

UA baseball coach Andy Lopez to retire

UA baseball coach Andy Lopez to retire

By Jeremy Sharpe / UA Sports Information Office Andy Lopez, a 33-year coaching veteran and one of the winningest coaches in college baseball, has announced his retirement as head coach at The University of Arizona. Lopez, who guided the Wildcats to a pair of College World Series appearances and the 2012 national championship, spent the […]

The Indy 500 economics

The Indy 500 economics

Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner The 99th annual Indianapolis 500 is set to run on Saturday, and the personal finance website WalletHub crunched the numbers to create a cool by-the-numbers report that breaks down the event’s economics and major storylines. Also, a Q&A with a panel of leading sports business experts took place, according […]