UA's Jason Gardner passes around Notre Dame's Jordan Cornette in the second half during their NCAA Sweet Sixteen game in Anaheim, CA. in 2003.
Tucson businessman Mike Feder, April 4, 2011.
Arizona's Chris Rodgers, left, tries to help teammate Kirk Walters apply defense on Andre Iguodala during the Red-Blue Game at McKale Center Nov. 5, 2003.
Arizona's Andre Iguodala moves the ball upcourt during the Red-Blue Game at McKale Center Nov. 5, 2003.
Arizona's Chris Rodgers, left, and Mustafa Shakur go for a rebound in the first half of the Red-Blue Game at McKale Center Nov. 5, 2003.
Luke Recker brings the ball up against the defense of Rick Anderson ( 35) during the the Red-Blue Game on Nov. 2, 1999.
UA's Gilbert Arenas during the Red-Blue Game on Nov. 2, 1999.
UA's Lamont Frazier (23) during the Red-Blue Game on Nov. 2, 1999.
UA basketball player Jason Gardner in action during the Red-Blue Game on Nov. 2, 1999.
Jason Gardner, left, causes defensive trouble for John Ash during the Red-Blue Game on Nov. 2, 1999.
UA's Justin Wessel gets a knock in the head from Rick Anderson during the Red-Blue Game on Nov. 2, 1999.
Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman #27 Mark Reynolds gets congratulated by third base coach Chip Hale after his homer in the bottom of the 6th inning to put the Diamondbacks up 5-0 against the Giants at Chase Field on Sept. 18, 2007.
Some of Arizona's 1986 NCAA Championship team team get together before taking the field during the Alumni Game at Sancett Field. The '86 team won the College World Series, one of the three Arizona teams to do so. Sidewinder Manager Chip Hale is second from left.
Sidewinder manager Chip Hale led his team to win the Pacific Coast League Championship in 2006. The former Arizona baseball player was part of columnist Greg Hansen's top 100 stories in 2006.
Tucson's Christopher Columbus Park bears the name of the 15th century seafarer.
The Buckelew Farm pumpkin patch and corn maze is ready for some thrills and chills weekends through October.
UA defensive player Adrian Koch (52) runs for a touchdown after picking up a fumble against Utah on Sept. 2, 2000.
Herb Wisdom still has to remove dirt and small stones from his softball field he created in Tubac, Ariz., and spent $40,000 of his own money to create his field of dreams. Photo taken: June 8, 2003.
Tucson could eventually accommodate up to 40,000 acre-feet of Phoenix’s CAP allotment each year.
The Central Arizona Project in Avra Valley, north of Tucson.
UA quarterback Jason Johnson hands off in the fourth quarter against Oregon State on Nov. 2, 2002.
An employee of the Silver Bell Mine sprays pure copper plates, each weighing 100 pounds. Stainless steel plates are dipped into a solution containing copper. The copper attaches itself to the steel, which is peeled off.
Arizona's Trevor Foster and Robert Golden (1), right, stop Washington State's #22 Chantz Staden in the first quarter on Nov. 8, 2008. Arizona defeated Washington State 59-28.
Arizona #1 Robert Golden takes down ASU's #8 Gerell Robinson as he loses the ball out of bounds in the fourth quarter Nov. 19, 2011.
Arizona's #1 Robert Golden breaks up a first quarter pass intended for ASU's #8 Gerell Robinson Nov. 19, 2011.
UA head coach Lute Olson hold the Divsion I NCAA Championship trophy with his team from left; Jason Lee, Miles Simon, Jason Terry, Lute, Justin Wessel, and Bennett Davison after they defeated Kentucky in the 1997 Final Four in Indianapolis.
Former Arizona men's basketball coach Lute Olson speaks to the media in 2009 during an open topic press conference after stepping down as coach.
Photo Illustration of Lute Olson and various stages in his life. Left to right: A junior in high school, playing football and basketball in college, his first coaching job, coaching at California, Iowa, and UA with Sean Elliott, winning the NCAA national title.
UA basketball head coach Lute Olson (right) has five talented freshmen for the 2001 season, including Channing Frye, Isaiah Fox, Dennis Latimore, Salim Stoudamire and Will Bynum. Photo by David Sanders.
Lute Olson and the Wildcats celebrate during the end of the second half of their NCAA Final Four Championship game against Kentucky in Indianapolis in 1997.
Lute Olson and wife, Bobbi Olson wave to fans after the Wildcats won the NCAA National Championship in Indianapolis in 1997.
CDO’s Jason Vartanian tries to take down I-Ridge QB Tyler Williams during I-Ridge’s 28-7 win in 2011.
After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, some 8,000 Tucsonans dressed in red, white or blue, gathered at Tucson Electric Park and formed a giant U.S. flag. A photograph of the human flag was sent to rescue workers in New York City as a show of solidarity and support.
The Border Patrol's $1.5 million checkpoint near Tubac on Interstate 19 north of Nogales, AZ, features a large 40 foot-high canvas-style tent that is said to withstand winds of 100 miles per hour. 2010 file photo.
2011 University of Arizona cross country and track coaches from left to right; James Li, Dawn Boxley, Fred Harvey, Sheldon Blockburger, Erin Dawson, Craig Carter, and Francesca Green.
Sabino’s Zachary Colston gets called for a face mask penalty on Sahuaro’s Joseph Grono in the third quarter of Sabino’s 63-17 win in 2010 the season opener.
Chris McAlister of the 1997 UA football team.
Before his record-breaking season in the NFL, Foles set several marks during his time at Arizona, including career passing yards (10,011). He was also popular with fans and teammates.
This star show was projected in 2009 onto the dome of Flandrau Science Center by the old Hector Vector Star Projector.
UA fans were fired up as Arizona took to the field against Northern Arizona University at Arizona Stadium Sept. 10, 2005.
Northern Arizona University defenders chase Arizona's Mike Bell in the first quarter at Arizona Stadium, Sept. 10, 2005.
Arizona's Brad Wood scores on this catch in the second quarter against Northern Arizona University at Arizona Stadium, Sept. 10, 2005.
Arizona's Chris Henry fumbles for his third fumble in two games, as he loses his helmet at the same time in the fourth quarter against Northern Arizona University at Arizona Stadium, Sept. 10, 2005.
Northern Arizona University #22 Philo Sanchez fumbles after getting hit by Arizona's #20 Lamon Means in the second quarter at Arizona Stadium Sept. 10, 2005.
UA's #1 Syndric Steptoe runs past Northern Arizona University defenders in the fourth quarter at Arizona Stadium, Sept. 10, 2005.
Arizona's Mike Bell celebrates his team's first touchdown after he ran it in Sept. 10, 2005.
Arizona quarterback Nick Foles scrambles for yardage in the second quarter as NAU defender #51 Eric Storey tries to move in Sept. 3, 2011.
Arizona fan Austin Pillon waits in line to enter the Red Zone beneath UA Stadium Sept. 3, 2011.
Arizona's Red Zone fans show their support as they wait for the NAU game to begin at UA Stadium, Sept. 3, 2011.