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Home team: Foles returns to state of Arizona

Home team: Foles returns to state of Arizona

Eagles QB to play first game here since UA days.

October 22, 2014 8:15 pmLoading…
Long interception highlights Cason’s comeback season

Long interception highlights Cason’s comeback season

Ex-Wildcat returned pick 80 yards.

October 15, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Briggs ties Cecil for third with 16th pick

Briggs ties Cecil for third with 16th pick

The latest on how former Arizona Wildcats are faring in the NFL. 

October 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
The Home Team: Carey posts career-best game

The Home Team: Carey posts career-best game

When Brooks Reed brought Buffalo running back C.J. Spiller to the ground in the first quarter on Sunday, he became the 16th ex-Arizona Wildcat to haul in 100 tackles in a professional career.

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Ex-Cats made 'MNF' tilt a memorable one

Ex-Cats made 'MNF' tilt a memorable one

Briggs, Britton, Carey and Folk all had cameos as Bears beat Jets.

September 24, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…
Skills to pay bills: Foles prevails over Luck

Skills to pay bills: Foles prevails over Luck

Previous meeting between QBs came in Stanford win over UA.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
The Home Team: Foles sparked Eagles to comeback

The Home Team: Foles sparked Eagles to comeback

Quarterback among handful of ex-Wildcats who made an impact in Week 1. 

September 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Local All-Star team loaded after big years in minors

Local All-Star team loaded after big years in minors

Crowded list for postseason awards thanks to several MLB debuts, ex-Cats developing.

September 07, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
Former Santa Rita star Sanders earns managerial honor

Former Santa Rita star Sanders earns managerial honor

Former MLB player named manager of the Pioneer League All-Star team.

August 31, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Home team: Ex-Sahuaro star Verdugo on fire

Home team: Ex-Sahuaro star Verdugo on fire

A look at how several local products fared last week in baseball.

August 24, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…
Ex-Wildcat Guilmet reaches 100-save mark

Ex-Wildcat Guilmet reaches 100-save mark

Only two former UA pitchers have reached mark in minors.

August 17, 2014 11:00 pmLoading…
Mejia’s glove work earns minor-league accolade

Mejia’s glove work earns minor-league accolade

Former Cat earns Double-A award.

August 10, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Ex-Cat Refsnyder among Yanks’ best prospects

Ex-Cat Refsnyder among Yanks’ best prospects

Ex-Cat Refsnyder moving up prospect rankings.

August 03, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Former Falcon Muscarello becomes a Cardinal

Former Falcon Muscarello becomes a Cardinal

Christian Muscarello signs contract with Cardinals.

July 28, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Ex-Pusch Ridge pitcher Vaughn promoted to Class A

Ex-Pusch Ridge pitcher Vaughn promoted to Class A

Former Pusch Ridge star was moved up from rookie league.

July 20, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
Gilbert off to hot start in minors

Gilbert off to hot start in minors

Ex-Wildcat hitting .326 in Arizona League.

July 13, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
Sunnyside grad Romero trying to break out of slump

Sunnyside grad Romero trying to break out of slump

Outfielder is hitting just .167 since being sent to minors.

July 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Home Team: Ex-Cat Schlereth joins Crowe after trade to Tigers

Home Team: Ex-Cat Schlereth joins Crowe after trade to Tigers

Ex-Wildcat Schlereth traded from Pittsburgh to Detroit.

June 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
The Home Team: Mills, McCoy make MLB appearances

The Home Team: Mills, McCoy make MLB appearances

Former UA pitcher Mills gets his shot with first-place Oakland

June 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

The Home Team: Mejia wins showdown with Frenzel

Alex Mejia and Cole Frenzel were teammates for two seasons at the University of Arizona, most recently in 2011, before going on to play professionally.

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The Home Team: Hot-hitting Selsky named to Southern League all-star team

The Home Team: Hot-hitting Selsky named to Southern League all-star team

Six minor leagues announced their all-star rosters last week, and only one featured a former Arizona Wildcat.

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The Home Team: Locals in the minor leagues

Brad Glenn has not looked back since striking out as a pinch hitter in his first at-bat of the season with the Buffalo Bisons on May 16.

June 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
The Home Team: Locals in the minor leagues

The Home Team: Locals in the minor leagues

The 2012 Arizona Wildcats national championship team has produced 11 professional players.

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The Home Team: Former Wildcat Mills setting them down in PCL

The Home Team: Former Wildcat Mills setting them down in PCL

Brad Mills remained one of the toughest pitchers to hit in the Pacific Coast League last week after tossing six innings of one-hit baseball Tuesday in a win against the Iowa Cubs.

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The Home Team: Reds give former UA star Duncan shot with minor-league deal

The Home Team: Reds give former UA star Duncan shot with minor-league deal

The Cincinnati Reds now have three local high school products in their minor league system after Shelley Duncan signed a minor-league deal with the club Friday.

May 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

The Home Team: Local players in the minor leagues

For the fifth straight year Jordan Brown has found himself back in the Pacific Coast League.

May 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
The Home Team: Ex-Cats Guilmet, Field, Glenn finding early season success

The Home Team: Ex-Cats Guilmet, Field, Glenn finding early season success

Last year, there were 63 players with ties to Southern Arizona who played minor-league baseball.

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The Home Team: Folk posted career-best season in 2013

The Home Team: Folk posted career-best season in 2013

Nick Folk finished what was arguably the best season of his career on a high note.

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The Home Team: Briggs returns just in time for key game

The Home Team: Briggs returns just in time for key game

After eight weeks of sitting on the sidelines with a shoulder injury, Lance Briggs returned to action Sunday night for the Chicago Bears.

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The Home Team: Reed, Cason having solid seasons

The Home Team: Reed, Cason having solid seasons

The Houston Texans have had rough season on the field, but the same cannot be said for their linebacker Brooks Reed.

December 18, 2013 11:55 pmLoading…
The Home Team: Gronkowski done for year; Folk stays hot

The Home Team: Gronkowski done for year; Folk stays hot

Rob Gronkowski’s season is over.

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The Home Team: Gronk found end zone against Texas

The Home Team: Gronk found end zone against Texas

Rob Gronkowski has caught a touchdown pass in four of his six games since returning to action.

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The Home Team: Foles, Gronkowski continue to shine

The Home Team: Foles, Gronkowski continue to shine

Since making his first start of the season on Oct. 13 at Tampa Bay, Nick Foles has led the Philadelphia Eagles to four wins and a first-place tie in the NFC East.

November 27, 2013 5:30 pmLoading…
The Home Team: Folk misses first kick, Foles still on fire

The Home Team: Folk misses first kick, Foles still on fire

Nick Folk’s quest for a perfect season came to an end in Week 11.

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The Home Team: Wade gets tryout with Broncos

The Home Team: Wade gets tryout with Broncos

It’s been nearly 11 months since Trevin Wade last played in an NFL game.

November 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Sabino outslugs Tempe, will face No. 2 seed Saguaro next

The last time Sabino faced Tempe, in 1996, most of the players on this year’s teams were either toddlers or newborns.

November 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
The Home Team: Former Lancer Tuel inconsistent in loss to undefeated Chiefs

The Home Team: Former Lancer Tuel inconsistent in loss to undefeated Chiefs

Sunday was a day of many firsts for Jeff Tuel.

November 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
The Home Team: Ex-Cat Foles will start Sunday in Oakland

The Home Team: Ex-Cat Foles will start Sunday in Oakland

Nick Foles passed his first test Tuesday. The next one comes this weekend.

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The Home Team: Foles, Briggs go down with injuries as Gronkowski returns

The Home Team: Foles, Briggs go down with injuries as Gronkowski returns

Rob Gronkowski finally returned to the playing field on Sunday. But for two other former Arizona Wildcats, it was a weekend to forget.

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The Home Team: Foles, Britton made most of their first starts

The Home Team: Foles, Britton made most of their first starts

Nick Foles took his first start of the year and ran with it.

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The Home Team: Ex-Cat Gronkowski could make 2013 debut this weekend

The Home Team: Ex-Cat Gronkowski could make 2013 debut this weekend

This may finally be the week Rob Gronkowski steps on the field.

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The Home Team: Reed notches first sack in overtime loss to Seahawks

The Home Team: Reed notches first sack in overtime loss to Seahawks

Former UA and Sabino High School standout Brooks Reed has started all four games this season for the Houston Texans. The outside linebacker has taken the role in stride, accumulating 15 tackles and helping the Texans to two wins.

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The Home Team: Larsen catches on with Bucs, again

The Home Team: Larsen catches on with Bucs, again

For the third time this season, UA product Spencer Larsen has been signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ roster. The fullback has yet to appear in a game but could see action Sunday, when the Bucs play the Arizona Cardinals.

September 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

The Home Team: Ex-Cat Bruschi inducted into Patriots Hall of Fame

The New England Patriots honored former Arizona Wildcats linebacker Tedy Bruschi with his induction into the team’s hall of fame Sept. 12.

September 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
The Home Team: A look at Southern Arizonans in the NFL

The Home Team: A look at Southern Arizonans in the NFL

The NFL season kicked off last weekend with 10 former Arizona Wildcats and a couple of Tucson natives that include Sabino High grad Brooks Reed and ex-Sunnyside running back Michael Smith on Week 1 rosters.

September 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
The Home Team: Local minor league all-stars

The Home Team: Local minor league all-stars

Every minor-league player’s goal is to move up their organization’s system and reach the majors.

September 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
The Home Team: Mejias-Brean homers in High-A debut

The Home Team: Mejias-Brean homers in High-A debut

Seth Mejias-Brean’s big season at the plate for Class-A Dayton paid off when he was moved up to High-A Bakersfield (Calif.).

September 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
The Home Team: Castillo’s transition to reliever pays off

The Home Team: Castillo’s transition to reliever pays off

In his first season in the closer’s role, Jesus Castillo recorded 23 saves and a 2.45 ERA in the Mexican League with Broncos de Reynosa this season. In his previous eight seasons of professional baseball he was used as a starter.

August 26, 2013 12:00 am Related

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The Home team: Minor leaguers with Southern Arizona ties

The Home team: Minor leaguers with Southern Arizona ties

Ex-Cat Wade picks up first win after rough start

August 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

The Home team: Minor leaguers with Southern Arizona ties: Ex-Badger back in minors to work on repertoire

Tom Wilhelmsen had converted the 10th-most saves in the American League with 24 for Seattle, but in his last 10 games with the Mariners his ERA jumped to 7.45, leading to his demotion to Triple-A Tacoma on Tuesday.

August 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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