A close race at the Rillito Downs in November, 1978.
This 1978 photo shows the largest crowd in recent years, 3,210, attended opening day at Rillito Downs and saw several close races.
Chariot races at Rillito Park in 1993, organized by Ty Cobb of Sierra Vista.
In what best may be described as a "holy cow" moment, photographers find themselves scrambling away from the barrier fence that seems to have collapsed during the bull riding event at the 1974 La Fiesta de los Vaqueros. It appears famed photographer Louise Serpa, middle, already found a safe…
Chris Kucko, pitching here for Sahuarita High School, is back for the Aztecs after last year’s 2-8 season.
Marcel Renteria, pitching here for Nogales High School, returns to Pima after posting a 7-2 record last year with a 2.00 ERA and 75 strikeouts in 72 innings. Pima coach Jason Hisey expects the team to rely on its pitching until the offense gels.
Awards director Meg Files said the competition and ensuing workshop has drawn international interest.
Top photo: Taken today. Scott Sommerdorf / Salt Lake TribuneBottom photo: October, 2005. Benjie Sanders / Arizona Daily Star
Look familiar? Top photo by Scott Sommerdorf of the Salt Lake Tribune shows a robot from Salt Lake City Police searching a bank robbery suspect today after officers arresting him noticed he had a vest with wires on it.
Linda Leigh, a worm farmer and systems ecologist, scoops up a bunch of European night crawlers from one of her home worm composting systems that she keeps inside of her house in Oracle, Arizona.
Linda Leigh, a worm farmer and systems ecologist, works at her worm composting operation at her home in Oracle, Arizona, in 2011.
A couple of soccer players bang into each other as they go for the ball during a game at the Fort Lowell Shootout on January 31, 1993.
Mallory Miller, left, tries to get to the ball as a high-kicking Maria Robles makes her move during a game at the Fort Lowell Shootout on January 31, 1993.
Kyle Schmid, left, jokes around with his father Ziggy Schmid, UCLA head soccer coach, at the end of Kyle's soccer game at Ft. Lowell Park during the 1997 Ft. Lowell Shootout.
Martin Spanjers, 11, a Tucsonan, on Sept. 11, 1998. Spanjers has gotten a part in an ABC TV series called "Two of a Kind. " He is going to be in seven episodes.
La premio Nobel de la Paz, Rigoberta Menchú en una presentación en la conferencia El Día del la Mujer en Tucsón, el 22 de octubre 1999.
Tristan White with Dragoon Brewing Co. says December was the busiest month yet for the microbrewery.
Sean Elliott talks to the audience as members of the 1988 Final Four team came to the Red-Blue Game on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 in Tucson, Ariz., at McKale Center. Laughing on the right is Steve Kerr. Photo by Benjie Sanders / Arizona Daily Star
Marge Henson and Alice Orr (The Greenough Sisters) on Feb. 3, 1976.
The Dave Knoer and his family are fired up and ready to see Randy Johnson go against the New York Mets. The Knoer's bought a lot of souvenirs and Arizona Diamondback stuff as they head into the gate. Photo by Benjie Sanders. Photo taken on 10-5-99.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection air interdiction agents and others were inside of the ground control station working the controls for the Predator B drones at Ft. Huachuca in 2010.
Drones accounted for 2,270 out of 275,000 apprehensions of illegal border crossers in the busy Tucson and Rio Grande Valley, Texas, sectors in 2013.
Customs and Border Protection in 2013 estimated drones’ cost at $2,468 per flight hour, while an auditor fixed the cost at $12,255 an hour.
UA's Jason Terry (31) drives past two Nicholls State defenders on his way up for a shot on March 12, 1998.