Herb Wisdom still has to remove dirt and small stones from his softball field he created in Tubac, Ariz., and spent $40,000 of his own money to create his field of dreams. Photo taken: June 8, 2003.
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.
French field gun in position during World War I. The gun is mounted behind a sheltering mound, screened with Bushwood, and white it holds an advantages position, its battery can take refuge in a trench alongside. Undated photo. (AP Photo)
Sled riders make the long trek back up Art Hill on Dec. 19, 2000. Photo by Ted Dargan of the Post-Dispatch
Dr. Walter Schreiber, acting mayor of West Berlin, right, congratulates American track star Jesse Owens telling him, "Hitler wouldn't shake your hands, I give you both hands," Aug. 22, 1951. (AP Photo/Hans von Nolde)
Home run king Babe Ruth of the New York Yankees is seen in 1927. (AP Photo)
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…
Stan Musial, a rookie for the St. Louis Cardinals, slides into third base and is called safe by the umpire during a World Series game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Oct. 3, 1942. Photo by New York Times Co./Getty Images
The 23 Olympic athletes with Southern Arizona ties produced nine medals by the time closing ceremonies ended the London Games on Sunday.
Left: Bernard Lagat, a Tucson resident, left, and Britain's Mohamed Farah competed in the men's 5,000-meter final at the London Olympics. Lagat finished fourth, just off the bronze, after he was tripped in the final stretch.
Matt Grevers, left, and USA teammate Nick Thoman, both with Tucson ties, finished first and second in the 100-meter backstroke final.
Above: Caitlin Leverenz, facing, embraces the United States' Arian Kukors after winning bronze in the 200-meter individual medley final. Leverenz is a Sahuaro High grad.
Georganne Moline, a UA senior, set a personal best in the 400-meter hurdles during track events at the London Games. She finished about a half-second off the bronze.
High-jumper Brigetta Barrett, a University of Arizona theater major, cleared 6 feet, 8 inches, winning an Olympic silver medal.
Seen here is the photo finish of the final of the women's 100 meter sprint event at the Olympic games in Rome, Sept. 29, 1960. Winning the gold is Wilma Rudolph of the U.S. (right) who clocked precisely 11 seconds. Britain's Derethy Hyman beats Italy's G. Leone into the following places. The…
Pictured here Edith McGuire, left, wins the 200 meter dash for women at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Japan. Second is Irena Kirszenstein and third is Marilyn Black in red shorts. (AP Photo)
For four years, Nick Ross had three nights booked.
Dan Reynolds has been an official for 43 years, since he was age 19 and lived in Michigan. He has worked at every level of meet ranging from middle school to high school to UA to the Olympics.
This is what high school track and field athletes work for all year: the state championship meet.
It might be an exaggeration to say FC Tucson and Pima County can move mountains in a day, but it's clear they can quickly remove a lot of topsoil.