Mexican baseball teams begin to arrive in the region in late February.
Trail from the Santa Cruz River to Rita Road extends recreational path.
Events brought in $1.17 million in the last fiscal year.
No decision yet on where money will come from for land.
The Board of Supervisors adopted Pima County’s 2014-15 budget Tuesday, but the county will not distribute some of the money until certain departments can justify their need for the funds.
County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry wants to take money allocated for road repair in next fiscal year’s budget and use it to make a down payment on 167 acres of land near the Kino Sports Complex.
Pima County is on the verge of buying 167 acres of land near the Kino Sports Complex, with the intention of expanding it to create a large-scale regional soccer facility.
Work has begun on a 2.7-mile segment of The Loop along the Julian Wash between Alvernon Way and Kino Parkway, according to Pima County.
Attempts to boost Kino Sports Complex revenues with smaller sporting tournaments and community events have failed to keep the stadium district from running in the red, meaning taxpayers will likely foot more of the bill.
His critics call him “King Huckelberry” or simply, “King Chuck.”
In soccer, there is a concept known as the “second ball.” When your teammate plays a long ball into the opponent’s defensive players and you aren’t able to win the first ball (meaning, the opponent will get to the ball before you will), you realize that you may be able to win the second ball…
The Padres have wrapped up their final season in Tucson and we all wish the team the best of luck with its move to El Paso.
There's a "D" next to Kaitlyn Lopez's name on the Tucson Soccer Academy FC roster.
Three members of the Tucker family, all wearing their blue Freedom Soccer Club uniforms, help with the April 25 groundbreaking ceremonies on a stadium being built at Kino Sports Complex North Field No. 1. From left to right, they are: Ellie Tucker, 9; Gabriel Tucker, 3; and Hannah Tucker, 6.
Are you ready for some May Madness?
There were more soccer shorts than dress shirts at Thursday’s Kino Sports Complex stadium groundbreaking.
Playing for the Tucson Padres is new to Brandon Allen, but the setting itself is very familiar.
And the MVP of the MLS Desert Friendlies is … the field.
The grandstand of the new Kino Sports Complex North stadium, shown here in a rendering, will be partially covered and have seating for 1,600 to 1,800 fans. Construction is scheduled to be completed by October.
The landscape of Tucson soccer will soon have a significant landmark to go with its rising visibility.