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

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…

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

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

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 …

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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-…

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