Terrence Johnson,cq,(TERRENCE JOHNSON) Cienega High school football mugs Thursday August 1, 2013),cq, (THURSDAY AUGUST 1, 2013) in Vail, Arizona. Photo by Benjie Sanders/ Arizona Daily Star.
Darian Townsend,cq,(DARIAN TOWNSEND) before doing laps in Hillenbrand Aquatic Center pool Wednesday May 16, 2012,cq, (WEDNESDAY MAY 16, 2012) in Tucson, Arizona. This is to go with a Greg Hansen story on local Olympic hopeful swimmers. Photo by Benjie Sanders/Arizona Daily Star *NO MAGS/NO S…
23 HS FB MUGS BS p23--Aaron Vaughn,cq,(AARON VAUGHN) from Pusch Ridge Christian High school Friday August 14, 2009,cq,(FRIDAY AUGUST14, 2009) in Tucson, Arizona. Photo by Benjie Sanders/Arizona Daily Star *NO MAGS/NO SALES/MANDATORY CREDIT* TRANSMISSION #146101.
Salpointe Catholic Jack Darlington, a standout receiver, was the 2004 Southern Arizona football player of the year. Darlington led Salpointe in receptions (45) and receiving yards (1,079), and scored nine touchdowns as the Lancers advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state playoffs.…
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Star staff photographer Benjie Sanders retired after more than 40 years.
Arizona Daily Star photographer Benjie Sanders and reporter Carmen Duarte documented the story of the Moran family in 2010 as they tried to raise a family while living in a bus. Readers and local businesses responded with help: A job, an apartment, furniture, and money.
Arizona Daily Star photographer Benjie Sanders retires this month after 44 years at the newspaper.
Arizona Daily Star staff photographer Benjie Sanders, shown here in the 1980s, was all business.
Right place, right time, right instinct: Benjie was in just the right spot to capture this Tucson firefighter going to work on an SUV fire in 2012.
Cal tailback Russell White jumps over Arizona's Corey Pittman at Arizona Stadium on Sept. 21, 1991. Benjie was there to put you smack in the middle of the action.
Benjie's tight shot shows Sherry Whetten's eye of the tiger as she gets ready for a sparring session at the Sixth Street Gym. The punching bag took its punishment on July 22, 2011.
Mary Bingham gets a big happy-birthday hug from big brother Beck in her University Medical Center room just before heading down the hall for a party in 2012.
Benjie's shot of these people riding the "Spin Out" at the Pima County Fairgrounds in 2001 was sure to make you want to try it. Well, maybe not — it could have made you run the other way, too.
Arizona athletic director Jim Livengood talks about the retirement of basketball coach Lute Olson on Oct. 23, 2008.
A curious African cattle egret checks out two lazy rhinos at Reid Park Zoo. Benjie brought this humorous moment to you on March, 1, 1994.
Benjie braved monsoon flooding to capture Chris Nelson and Gabriel Hardin, both 13, enjoying the moment in 1996.
Sports, spot news, features. Sure, Benjie could do all that. But he was also an accomplished portrait photographer. This is popular local jazz musician Mike Tatum on April 22, 2008. He died of complications from Hepatitis C.
Getting the framing just so, Benjie captured Shelly Smith playing a game with her 17-month-old daughter, Taylor, in 1999.
Benjie hit the shutter button at just the right moment after the UA beat Florida in overtime in 1999.
Snow isn't unheard-of in Tucson, but it was still rare enough to excite Bill Flavell in 1999. Benjie was there to distill the event down to one telling photograph.