Pac-12 announces All-Academic Teams

Pac-12 announces All-Academic Teams

By Sean Collins / UA Sports Information Office The University of Arizona Wildcat men’s and women’s track and field teams were recognized by the Pac-12 Conference on Friday for their work in the classroom. Nine men and 13 women earned All-Academic accolades from the conference. To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a […]

LeBron James didn’t get ending he wanted, but the rest of the NBA did

LeBron James didn’t get ending he wanted, but the rest of the NBA did

June 17, 2015 Deron Snyder Posted with permission from The Washington Times Republish Reprint ANALYSIS/OPINION: What a great story! LeBron James returned home and formed his Big Three Remix, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers back to the NBA Finals. He made everyone forget about “The Decision.” He validated management’s faith in rookie coach David Blatt. He […]

Cardinals stand accused of hacking Astros player database

Cardinals stand accused of hacking Astros player database

June 17, 2015 R.B. FALLSTROM and KRISTIE RIEKEN Posted with permission from The Washington Times Republish Reprint ST. LOUIS (AP) – Some cybersecurity experts believe professional sports teams have hacked rivals in the past without getting caught. The St. Louis Cardinals, one of the crown jewel franchises in baseball, now stand accused. Federal law enforcement […]

Kibet takes seventh In 800 meters, men earn Top-25 finish

Kibet takes seventh In 800 meters, men earn Top-25 finish

Sophomore Collins Kibet earned a seventh-place finish in the men’s 800-meter race. Photo/UA Athletics. By Sean Collins / UA Sports Information Office  Eugene, Ore. – The University of Arizona Wildcat men’s track and field team wrapped up competition on Friday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The meet was at […]

Newman, Kingery drafted in first two pro baseball rounds

Newman, Kingery drafted in first two pro baseball rounds

Shortstop Kevin Newman was selected 19th overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates, while second baseman Scott Kingery went 48th overall to the Philadelphia Phillies. Photo / UA Athletics By Blair Willis / UA Sports Information Office The University of Arizona’s dynamic middle infield combination of Kevin Newman and Scott Kingery turned another double play Monday evening […]

UA trio named Golfweek All-America

UA trio named Golfweek All-America

Junior Lindsey Weaver was named Golfweek Second-Team All-America. Photo/UA Athletics. By Molly O’Mara / UA Sports Information Office Three members of the University of Arizona women’s golf team earned Golfweek All-America honors, it was announced last Thursday. Junior Lindsey Weaver was named Golfweek Second-Team All-America. She collected first-team All-Pac-12 honors in April. In 2015, Weaver […]

PCC women’s basketball players continue careers at four-year schools

PCC women’s basketball players continue careers at four-year schools

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Information Office Four sophomores from the 2014-15 women’s basketball team found new homes and signed their national letters of intent. Melody McLaughlin (Mountain View HS), a forward, signed her national letter of intent in May to Newman University, an NCAA Division II school in Wichita, KS. McLaughlin was selected […]

Roundball religion exhibit at Museum of Northern Arizona

Roundball religion exhibit at Museum of Northern Arizona

One of the images on display at the Roundball Religion photo exhibit this month in Flagstaff. Photo by Joe Cornett. Staff Report / Southern Arizona News-Examiner Basketball is a popular sport and can be played anywhere as long as a hoop (basket) can be constructed and the players have the ball. Seems pretty easy, right? […]

Tonnesen leads with school-record score, Kibet advances to final

Tonnesen leads with school-record score, Kibet advances to final

By Sean Collins / UA Sports Information Office Eugene, Ore. – The University of Arizona Wildcat men’s and women’s track and field teams began competition on Wednesday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. The event is taking place from June 10-13 at Oregon’s Historic Hayward Field. This year, for the […]

Hernandez named NFCA All-American

Hernandez named NFCA All-American

By Raymond Suarez / PCC Sports Information Office Pima Community College softball second baseman Jackie Hernandez (Desert Ridge HS) received another accolade for the 2015 season; this time from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Hernandez was named an NFCA Division II First Team All-American. She was selected to the NFCA South All-Region team, was named […]