Star sports columnist Greg Hansen offers his opinion on recent sports news of interest to Southern Arizonans.

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The Southern Arizona recruiting Class of 2015 isn’t among the deepest of the last decade, but last week in Long Beach, Calif., Salpointe Catho…

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After two years as Arizona’s full-time pitching coach and another as Mike Candrea’s director of softball operations, Alicia Hollowell has deci…

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Kevin Brice was a standout baseball player at Salpointe Catholic, later helping Tucson’s KFC American Legion team to the state championship. T…

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David Korn, a former soccer standout at CDO, has been named co-head coach for the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville men’s team. Korn’s promotion …

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For the last 12 seasons, Lance LaVetter has been Lorenzo Romar’s director of operations for the Washington Huskies basketball team. LaVetter, …

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Ironwood Ridge High School grad Alex McMahon, a UA senior who has taken his game to a higher level in the last year, won the 90th Arizona Amat…

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Sad news: Sabino High School grad Clint Clausen, a former football/basketball standout for the Sabercats, died last week of a heart attack. He…

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Austin Nehls, the Star’s 2013-14 Southern Arizona basketball Player of the Year, will begin his college career at a Connecticut Prep School th…

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Last week I listed Tucson prep coaches to have won seven or more state championships, matching or exceeding retiring Catalina Foothills soccer…

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Rayvean Moore, who was a standout receiver at Tucson High School in 2011, chose to walk on without a scholarship at New Mexico State. After re…

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When UA volleyball coach Dave Rubio started fall training camp this month, he began coaching freshman Jade Turner of Bakersfield, California. …

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Palo Verde High grad Bryce Cotton last week told me he signed as a free agent with the San Antonio Spurs and will report to training camp in T…

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From 1996-98, UA football special teams player Derek Hall won the school’s “Ball Hawk” award for spirited play in practice. He went from walk-…

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UA swimming coach Rick DeMont was selected to the Team USA coaching staff for the Pan Pacific Championships this week in Gold Coast, Australia.