“I had a lot of issues during my career: head, neck, back; I was knocked out cold three times,” says Michael Bates (20), hit here as a Redskins’ returner.
Sabino High School football coach Jeff Scurran, seen with Sahuaro High School quarterback Reggie Robertson, right, was named the 1999 Football coach of the year. Robertson was named the player of the year. Scurran, in his last season at Sabino, led the Sabercats to the Class 5A state champi…
Catalina High School coach Shawn Wasson, right, was the Star's All-Southern Arizona football coach of the year. With him is Catalina High School fullback Phillip Pickett, who was chosen the player of the year. Catalina had its first winning season since 1974.
Salpointe's Sara Brown hits off the fairway on Sept. 25, 2003, at Fred Enke Golf Course in Tucson, Ariz.
UA's Luke Walton maneuver's past an Oregon State defender during the first half of the game on March 1, 2001.
Luke Walton and the rest of the Wildcats apply pressure to Illinois' Frank Williams in the second half on March 28, 2001.
UA's Luke Walton shoots over Oregon State University's Adam Masten during first half action on Feb. 5, 2001.
Luke Walton sits on the bench by himself following the wildcat's loss to OKlahome in San Jose on March 21, 2002.
UA's Luke Walton shoots over ASU's Kenny Crandall during their game held at the McKale Center, Jan. 22, 2003 in Tucson, Ariz.
UA's Luke Walton drives to the basket as Purdue's Darmetreis Kilgore tries to defend on Dec. 8, 2001.
Luke Walton with his father Bill Walton after UA defeated Purdue on Dec. 8, 2001.
UA basketball player Luke Walton had a double double in their win over Maryland as he goes for a rebound against Maryland's #35 Lonny Baxter on Nov. 7, 2001.
University of Arizona's Luke Walton (4) battles Davidson players for a rebound during the Fiesta Bowl Classic honoring Bobbi Olson at the McKale Center in Tucson, Ariz., on Dec. 28, 2002. The U of A beat Davidson 95-69.
UA's Luke Walton grabs a loose ball against Cal's A.J. Diggs on March 8, 2002.
Luke Walton goes for two against OSU on Dec. 20, 2001.
Luke Walton reacts to beating OSU on Dec. 20, 2001.
Luke Walton can't bear the loss as he tries to hide under his jersey as he makes his way off the court after losing to Oregon on Dec. 22, 2001.
Luke Walton goes for two in the second half against Oregon on Dec. 22, 2001.
UA's Luke Walton tries to shoot two as he drives in the first half against Kansas players Nick Collison (4) and Drew Gooden on Dec. 1, 2001.
Coach Lute Olson talks with Luke Walton Feb. 2, 2002, at Maples Pavilion in Palo Alto, Calif.