Kevin Sumlin, the new University of Arizona Wildcats head football coach, was officially introduced during a press conference in Tucson.
Thousands of sandhill cranes take flight for morning and evening feedings in the agricultural fields near Willcox and McNeal, part of the Wings over Willcox Birding and Nature Festival which continues through Jan 14 southeast of Tucson. Video by Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star
Nearly a half-million Girl Scout cookies were shipped for sale in Southern Arizona this year. Local troop leaders picked up their supply at Bekins Warehouse to sell, for $5 each, through March 4.
The 2018 Wings Over Willcox Birding and Nature Festival features hundreds of sandhill cranes and other birds on a migratory stop at the Willcox Playa and fields around Cochise County. Mass ascents by large flocks at viewing areas around the playa are not uncommon. The 24th annual event runs …
The Roadrunners beat the Reign 4-3 on Friday night at the TCC Arena. Photos by Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star.
The Arizona Wildcats upset the Arizona State Sun Devils 84-78 in McKale, handing the Devils the team's first loss of the season.
The New Mexico State Aggies beat the Utah State Aggies 26-20 in overtime in the 2017 NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl.
Photos from the 23rd Annual Parade of Lights in downtown Tucson.
Students from Carrillo K-5 Magnet sang and walked through the streets of Barrio Viejo, symbolizing the biblical story of Mary and Joseph as they sought shelter so Mary could give birth to baby Jesus.
Photographer Mike Christy's favorite pictures from 2017.
The 68th Winterhaven Festival of Lights continues nightly from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. through Dec. 26 in Tucson.
The Arizona Wildcats guard stopped to read to kindergarteners, answer questions and play a pick-up game on the playground.
Winterhaven residents are hanging lights in trees and crews from Tucson Electric Power are taking to the air with bucket trucks to prepaure for the 68th annual Festival of Lights. This year's festival runs Dec. 9-26 from 6-10 p.m.
With financial backing from the Rincon Optimist Club, 52 students from Lineweaver Elementary School in Tucson shopped for a new winter coat, gloves and knit cap on Nov. 16, 2017. Afterward, they consumed nearly 60 pizzas from Peter Piper Pizza next door and enjoyed free tokens for video games.
Photos from the 98th Annual Tucson Veterans Day Parade held in downtown Tucson.
No. 1 Cienega held on to beat No. 9 Marana 38-35 to advance to the 5A semifinals.
Ninety-nine new United States citizens were naturalized at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson.
Nestled in the Rincon Mountains south of Saguaro National Park, Colossal Cave Mountain Park is full of stalactites, stalagmites and flowstone among other formations. It's a cool 70-degrees all year long. It was built by the Civil Conservation Corps during the Great Depression.
Photos from the No. 13 Pueblo vs. No. 4 Salpointe Catholic high school 4A playoff game in Tucson. Salpointe won 42-0.
The Arizona Wildcats took down No. 15 Washington State 58-37 Saturday night in Tucson.
The 2017 University of Arizona Homecoming Parade and Bonfire on the UA Mall.
Close to 1,500 students get hands-on introduction to construction and trades equipment over the two-day event at the Tucson Rodeo Grounds.
Photos from Arizona's annual Red-Blue men's basketball scrimmage.
Arizona basketball Red-Blue Game is Friday night at 7 p.m. and although there's a different vibe amid the chaotic month the program has been in, a scrimmage between arguably the most deep team in UA history should call for an interesting evening.
Cienega won the offensive slugfest 57-50 over the Marana Tigers on Friday night.
A few hundred protesters gathered in downtown Tucson in opposition to President Donald Trump and Pima County supervisor Ally Miller.