Rabbi Dovid Tiechtel poses near the damaged menorah outside the Chabad Center at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Ill., on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. The menorah has been damaged three times in less than a year, most recently on Feb. 7. (AP Photo/David Mercer)
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A 9-foot-tall menorah at a University of Illinois Jewish student center has been damaged for a third time in less than a year, police said Tuesday, and the center's rabbi believes school leaders need to take a stronger stand against the vandalism.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A student and former softball player at Kent State University said in a federal lawsuit Tuesday that her coach tried to cover up allegations the player was raped and that university officials failed to follow school policy and federal law after the woman reported being attacked.
Pitcher/slugger a transformative figure in college softball.
2004 softball player of the year: Flowing Wells' Desiree Williams. Photo by Mamta Popat / Arizona Daily Star
The Arizona Wildcats' NCAA tournament Super Regional opener against LSU will air on ESPN after Auburn made quick work of Louisiana-Lafayette in Saturday morning's game.
Hot-swinging Hallie Wilson will need to shine for Cats to advance.
Salpointe's Allison Curtis hits an RBI single against Sunrise Mountain to tie the score during the seventh inning in their Division II state softball semifinal in Phoenix on Saturday, May 16, 2015. (Ralph Freso / for the Arizona Daily Star)
Tucson native happy to be back at the UA, in the playoffs.
Salpointe’s Megan Flores, left, celebrates with Brianna Aguilar-Beaucage, center, and Yannira Acuna after Flores scored the winning run vs. Sunrise Mountain on a passed ball Saturday.
Salpointe's Megan Flores celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning run against Sunrise Mountain on a passed ball during the seventh inning of their Division II state softball semi-final in Phoenix on Saturday, May 16, 2015. (Ralph Freso / For the Daily Star)
Salpointe's Avrianna Jimenez hit a line drive against Sunrise Mountain during the fifth inning in their Division II state softball semi-final in Phoenix on Saturday, Mat 16, 2015. (Ralph Freso / For the Daily Star)
The two play Thursday night for a trip to the state championship game.
The two teams play in a doubleheader at Farrington Stadium on Monday.
All season long, Salpointe Catholic's softball team has played with the idea of blocking out the 'what-might-be's' and the 'what-could-be's' by focusing on the next pitch.
Senior playing in last regular-season series this weekend.
Salpointe Catholic, Cienega, Sahuaro, Canyon del Oro and Tucson High all won Tuesday
Salpointe Catholic, Cienega, Ironwood Ridge, Sahuaro and Canyon del Oro all hosting.