UA's Jesus Verdejo waits to be put into the game during the Red and Blue Scrimmage game at McKale Center on Oct. 31, 2004.
UA's Jawann McClellan drives during the Red and Blue Scrimmage game at McKale Center on Oct. 31, 2004.
UA's Kirk Walters, left, blocks a shot by teammate Channing Frye during the Red and Blue Scrimmage game at McKale Center Oct. 31, 2004.
A field of marigolds in San Ignacio, Sonora. The town is one of many in the northern state that the bus tours will visit.
UA guard Salim Stoudamire shoots over University of Washington guard Will Conroy in the first half in Seattle, Wash., Jan. 29, 2004.
UA's Salim Stoudamire and University of Washington's Nate Robinson chase a loose ball in the second half Feb. 6, 2003.
UA's Salim Stoudamire looks to pass under pressure from Washington State University guard Jerry McNair Feb. 6, 2003.
UA's Salim Stoudamire (20) goes up for a shot through Pepperdine defenders in the second half during the Fiesta Bowl Classic at McKale Center Dec. 28, 2001.
This huge column of smoke towered above the north side of the Catalinas during the Bullock Fire.
A pigeon flies in for a landing on the dome of the old Pima County Courthouse as a storm cloud glows red from the sunset in downtown Tucson, Ariz. June 21, 2004.
Portrait of Larry Hart for sports millenium series. Taken on Flowing Wells High School football field, July 28, 1999.
Salpointe Catholic head coach Pat Welchert talks to his team at a recent scrimmage at Mountain View High School on Aug. 25, 2000.
UA's Luke Walton drives past University of Washington's Michael Johnson in the second half at the Key Arena in Seattle on Feb. 10, 2000.
UA's Luke Walton shoots over Washington State University's Mike Bush in the second half at Friel Court in Pullman, Wash., on Feb. 12, 2000.
UA's Luke Walton drives around University of Washington's Senque Carey #3, right, in the first half at the Key Arena in Seattle on Feb. 10, 2000.
UA pitcher Jennie Finch throws against Texas Tech University during the second round of the NCAA tournament at Hillenbrand Stadium on May 18, 2001.
Jenna Daniels tees off on the 16th hole during the 2004 Welch's/Fry's Championship at Dell Urich Golf Course on March 14, 2004.
Peter Killian, left, and Gary Spencer of D & H Air Conditioning maneuver a new air conditioner into place on the east side.
A swirl of colors, Yvonne Osete of Nogales, Sonora dances during the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Kennedy Park Sunday May 2, 1999.
UA senior athletics director John Perrin Thursday November 14, 2002.
NCAA coaching legend Lute Olson, yelling out instructions to his squad as the Wildcats struggle on the road against Washington, coached at the Division-I level for 35 years, including 25 at UA, and is considered one of the best coaches in college basketball history.
Former UA player Peter Hansen blocks a field goal attempt in the second quarter against Washington in 1999.
The Cyprus Sierrita Mine lays open in this aerial looking north towards Tucson. Photo taken on 11/11/99.
Former Braves pitcher Greg Maddux has a résumé that includes back-to-back ERAs under 1.70 (1994 and 1995) and 18 Gold Gloves.
Country artist Terri Clark performs at Casino Del Sol's AVA Amphitheater Sunday November 21, 2004.
Country artist Toby Keith performs at Casino Del Sol's AVA Amphitheater Sunday November 21, 2004.
The UA suspended print advertisements that featured Bobby Wade in 2002 after the star receiver was arrested on two counts of disorderly conduct.
Fasten your seat belts. It's going to be a bumpy ride among Sedona's red rocks. You can relax with a glass of wine afterward.
Sedona has knock-your-socks-off natural beauty, thriving artists' studios and galleries, and plenty of New Agers. It's also a popular spot for foodies and wine lovers.
Gina Celaya listens to her lawyer during an evidentiary hearing in Pima County Superior Court Monday April 26, 1999. Celaya was convicted for killing a man during a robbery when she was 14.
Gina Gail Celaya sorts palm fronds she trimmed from a tree at the Arizona State Prison, Perryville unit, in Goodyear where she is an inmate 7/31/01. Celaya fatally shot 50-year-old Trinidad Lopez in 1992, days after she turned 14, and stole his truck. She's serving a 30-year sentence but is …
Velma Castañeda-Titone, then principal at Laura Banks Elementary School, walks Teddy Miller, left, and Emiliano Garcia through their new school.
"Optics pretty much enabled this whole Internet technology," says Nasser Peyghambarian, a UA optics professor. He is holding a fiber optic amplifier.
Former Santa Rita High School star Anthony Sanders played professionally for 14 years. He took time off in the middle of his pro career to help the United States win the gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
This 2004 file photo shows the tower at Tucson International Airport, which this week reported an uptick in passenger volume.
Eagles guitarist/singer Glenn Frey, left, and drummer/singer Don Henley perform at the Tucson Convention Center Monday May 24, 2004.
Martha McSally on June 19, 2004, after she took over command of 354th Fighter Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.
The state does not own the building that houses the Senate
chamber, above, nor is it likely the state will buy it back
Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup: "I am content in the knowledge that
I've done a good job and this is a better place."
In this 1999 file photo, a couple enjoys the sunset on New
Year's Eve at Gates Pass. Four couples were robbed of money, cell
phones and other items in separate incidents beginning at 11 p.m.
Aug. 31, along Gates Pass Road, a well-known stop in the Tucson
Mountains. Three gunmen are being sought.
Now the owner of a major-league baseball team, Arte Moreno once worked for his family's publishing business in Tucson.
Under the agreement, Mexican truckers would have to follow U.S. motor-safety standards. Some of their American counterparts aren't happy.
Tohono O'odham artist Michael Chiago used a traditional maze in a painting once on display at the northwest-side gallery.
More than 11,000 fans - a record - showed up for the 2003 KIIM-FM Country Music Festival at the Pima County Fairgrounds. The 2010 festival will be in October at Reid Park.