All-Star Brandon Perkins -Sahuaro's Michael Jackson (62) gets tangled with Desert View kick returner Brandon Perkins during a high school football game on Oct. 15, 2010.
WALTHAM, Mass. — Raytheon Co. said Thursday that third-quarter profit fell, but the defense contractor raised its forecast for full-year revenue and earnings.
A two-time first team All-Region defensive back, Perkins was also a threat on offense as the Jaguars' top wide receiver as a senior in 2010. In two years Perkins caught 74 passes for 1,150 yards and 16 touchdowns, before switching his focus back to defense as a major contributor for Pima Col…
WASHINGTON - Big defense contractors are weathering the federal budget sequester far more easily than they projected, in part because they have quietly eliminated jobs over the past few years in anticipation of spending cuts.
Simulated firing of missiles was a sideshow just before the lunch break Thursday for those attending Raytheon Missile Systems' 60th anniversary of its Standard Missile series of ship-defense missiles.
Guest speaker Vice Adm. James Syring, center, greets one of Raytheon's guests at its missile anniversary celebration. At left is Taylor Lawrence, president of Raytheon Missile Systems. "The early systems were highly complex for the time," Lawrence noted.
The Pentagon has growing faith in Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 as a shield against evolving ballistic-missile threats, the nation's top missile-defense officer said Thursday at an event in Tucson.
Raytheon's SM-3 Block IB interceptor was launched Wednesday from the USS Lake Erie during a test-firing by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Navy. The interceptor met its goal.
A new missile under development by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems intercepted and destroyed a short-range ballistic missile in a key flight test over the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii.
PHOENIX - For a few hours Friday night, it felt like football season.
LOS ANGELES - Until the New Year rolled around, Sean Miller's defense was pretty much right on schedule.
UA's Grant Jerrett, left, and Jordin Mayes try to stop USC's Jio Fontan during Wednesday's game. The Trojans shot 61.1 percent in upsetting the No. 11-ranked Wildcats 89-78, dropping Arizona to 11-5 in Pac-12 play.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Because all that new Pac-12 media money opened up the world of charter flying for Arizona, the Wildcats have already solved what has often been the toughest part of the Washington road swing.
Nick Johnson and Solomon Hill have been guarding each other in practice for about a month now.
Arizona forward Solomon Hill knocks the ball from Oral Roberts' Warren Niles, one of Hill's career-high six steals on the night.
For a team that averages 15 turnovers a game, the Arizona Wildcats may want to peer carefully at Florida's defensive stats.
The phrasing changes depending on who's describing what the Arizona Wildcats did to Southern Miss on Tuesday night.
Arizona senior forward Solomon Hill forces the ball out of the hands of Southern Miss guard Rashard McGill in the second half.