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All-Star Brandon Perkins

All-Star Brandon Perkins

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.

August 04, 2014 3:20 pm

Raytheon posts lower 3Q earnings, raises forecast

WALTHAM, Mass. — Raytheon Co. said Thursday that third-quarter profit fell, but the defense contractor raised its forecast for full-year revenue and earnings.

October 24, 2013 8:04 amLoading…
8. Brandon Perkins, ATH, 2011

8. Brandon Perkins, ATH, 2011

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…

August 02, 2013 9:51 pm

Defense contractors fine (so far) with cuts

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.

July 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

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.

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Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

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.

May 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

Faith in Raytheon missile 'growing'

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.

May 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Raytheon missile passes an important test flight

Raytheon missile passes an important test flight

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.

May 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Raytheon missile passes an important test flight

Raytheon missile passes an important test flight

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.

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Arizona football: Morrison, Denker, 'D' light it up in Phoenix

Arizona football: Morrison, Denker, 'D' light it up in Phoenix

PHOENIX - For a few hours Friday night, it felt like football season.

March 30, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Arizona basketball: From dominant to dreadful on D

Arizona basketball: From dominant to dreadful on D

LOS ANGELES - Until the New Year rolled around, Sean Miller's defense was pretty much right on schedule.

March 01, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Arizona basketball: From dominant to dreadful on D

Arizona basketball: From dominant to dreadful on D

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.

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Arizona basketball: Hill, Johnson a force on defense

Arizona basketball: Hill, Johnson a force on defense

Nick Johnson and Solomon Hill have been guarding each other in practice for about a month now.

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Arizona basketball: Hill, Johnson a force on defense

Arizona basketball: Hill, Johnson a force on defense

Arizona forward Solomon Hill knocks the ball from Oral Roberts' Warren Niles, one of Hill's career-high six steals on the night.

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Arizona basketball: Tenacious Gators thriving on turnovers

Arizona basketball: Tenacious Gators thriving on turnovers

For a team that averages 15 turnovers a game, the Arizona Wildcats may want to peer carefully at Florida's defensive stats.

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Arizona basketball: UA defense wears down S. Miss

Arizona basketball: UA defense wears down S. Miss

The phrasing changes depending on who's describing what the Arizona Wildcats did to Southern Miss on Tuesday night.

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Arizona basketball: UA defense wears down S. Miss

Arizona basketball: UA defense wears down S. Miss

Arizona senior forward Solomon Hill forces the ball out of the hands of Southern Miss guard Rashard McGill in the second half.

December 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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