Greg Hansen's take on the past week's local sports news and events.

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I made a rookie mistake Friday night, arriving at Hi Corbett Field at 6:45 for the 7 o’clock Arizona-ASU baseball game. The closest parking pl…

When he left school in 2002, Jason Johnson was the most prolific quarterback in Arizona history. He threw for 3,327 yards that season and, in …

After shooting an Arizona career record-low 42.2 percent from the foul line this year, Aaron Gordon will enter the NBA with a better 2013-14 p…

Track & Field News last week projected Arizona to finish No. 7 in the NCAA men’s finals, with Nick Ross winning the high jump and Lawi Lal…

Former Pima College pitcher Donald Veal of Sierra Vista was sent by the Chicago White Sox to their Triple-A team in Charlotte, N.C., last week…

Jason Terry is sitting out the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2003-04. Now a Sacramento King, Terry, who turns 37 in September, has bee…

Good to see UA grad and former Arizona assistant baseball coach Bill Kinneberg win his 500th career game, Friday night for the Utah Utes. Kinn…

UA football coach Rich Rodriguez is one of 12 coaches invited to play in the Chick-fil-A Bowl Golf Challenge on Monday and Tuesday in Plantati…

It’s never too early to prepare for opening day: UA co-offensive coordinator Calvin Magee last week spent two hours reviewing video of the Hea…

Pima College first-team All-America power forward Raja Moreno-Ross of Tucson High School last week accepted a scholarship to play at Hawaii. 

I goofed last week when I wrote that four-time Salpointe Catholic state tennis singles champion Kendra Strohm was not an elite-level college p…

Golf in the greater Green Valley area used to be a mecca like few others in America: it had nine courses on the Interstate 19 corridor and man…

If the Pac-12 softball season ended today, Arizona catcher Chelsea Goodacre would likely be the Player of the Year. She entered Saturday’s gam…

Nogales’ Alberto Sanchez, who played in the 2012 U.S. Open, is not in Arizona State’s golf lineup at the ongoing Pac-12 Championships at The G…

After Arizona’s 2011 season, Tom Savage was expected to be battling B.J. Denker for the No. 2 quarterback spot behind Matt Scott.