Five things we learned in the second week of the football season.
Which Southern Arizona high school football player stood out during Week 1?
The Star's Daniel Gaona asks Sabino coaches and players what makes their school better than east-side rival Sahuaro. The Sabercats travel to Sahuaro for a 7 p.m. showdown on Friday night. By Daniel Gaona / Arizona Daily Star
Salpointe Catholic, Cienega, Ironwood Ridge, Sahuaro and Canyon del Oro all hosting.
They should write a novel called "The Bridges of Sabino Canyon."
Open enrollment students can register at Sabino High School on Tuesday.
Taylor Nations spent every weekday of her summer heading to a pool, often as the sun was just peeking over the horizon.
Plans to build 196 “luxury casitas” on 15 acres of undeveloped land along Sabino Canyon Road between East River and Cloud roads got a green light from most of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
Due to some scheduling confusion, we thought Sabino was hosting Goodyear Desert Edge on Friday night.
Elik Essif, with Jazmine and Abu, enjoys a hike on Mount Lemmon. Day-use fees at many sites in the Catalinas are being dropped as of July 4.
People who visit the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson can soon say goodbye to day-use fees at many national forest recreation sites in the range.
Tucsonan Bryce Cotton, signed late by the Providence Friars in 2010, led the Big East Conference in scoring last season at 19.7 points a game. "After what I've gone through, I believe I can play at the highest level," the 6-foot-1-inch guard said.
Expect Kevin Cordes, a junior-to-be at UA, to shine in the 50-, 100- and 200-yard breast stroke events in Indy.
After winning silver at last year's Olympics and many other titles, Brigetta Barrett will cash in that million-dollar smile.
Solomon Hill will likely be drafted because he has a high basketball IQ and is willing to do the dirty work.
Before Bryce Cotton begins his senior season at Providence College, he desperately wants to play basketball July 7-16 in Kazan, Russia, which has rarely been a ballplayer's ideal destination.
UA freshman forward Grant Jerrett, left, and senior guard Mark Lyons reflect on a 66-64 loss to UCLA in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals. The Wildcats blew an 11-point lead midway through the second half, hurt by a technical called on coach Sean Miller.
Sabino coach Jay Campos, whose squad will open against Salpointe, is expected to field another strong team in 2013.
Immediately after Friday's loss to UCLA, while the game was still bigger than life, Arizona's locker room was funereal, almost as if the Wildcats had been kicked out of the NCAA tournament by East Tennessee State or Santa Clara.