Arizona's Luke Walton (4) goes up for a shot over a couple of St Louis players in the 1st half of the game Arizona went on to win 91-58 on Dec. 6, 2002.
Jason Gardner goes to the hoop in the 1st half of the UA's win over Vermont 80-51 at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City in the 1st round of the NCAA Tournament on March 21, 2003.
Chicago White Sox center fielder Brian Anderson dives to catch a ball.
Former UA athletic director Jim Livengood talks at a press conference.
Buckwheat Zydeco, shown entertaining more than 800 people at the El Casino Ballroom, is at the Rialto next Thursday.
Arizona's Mustafa Shakur looks to pass the ball around Villanova's Will Sheridan (50) in the second half at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia during the Second Round of the NCAA tournament.
Ray Wells, third on the UA team in tackles, sacks Idaho quarterback John Welsh in the home opener Sept. 27, 2001.
05/30/2007. 3C; Arizona's Caitlin Lowe lays down a bunt that gets her on first base during an NCAA regional game against Pacific. Lowe is hitting .425 with 49 stolen bases in 50 attempts. Arizona's Caitlin Lowe (26) lays down a bunt that got her on first base.
Arizona's Caitlin Lowe (26) lays down a bunt that got her on first base.
UA freshman Chase Budinger won the slam dunk contest, completing a leg-between-leg slam during McKale Madness. Chase Budinger new freshman won the slam dunk contest with this between the leg slam during McKale Madness.
Wildcat senior Luke Walton shoots over the head of Saint Louis defender Drew Drejaj Dec. 6, 2002.
Jason Gardner goes to the hoop inthe 1st half of their win over Vermont 80-51 at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City in the 1st round of the NCAA Tournament on March 21, 2003.
Arizona's Hassan Adams came up with this huge slam to fire up the crowd in the first half as UA went on to beat ASU 68-47.
Chicago White Sox center fielder Brian Anderson dives to catch a ball in the second inning.
Tucson sunset seen from San Xavier.
Tucson sunset seen from San Xavier.
Salim Stoudamire, held to nine points, is fouled in the first half of Arizona's game against the Huskies in the Pac-10 tournament March 13, 2004.
Coach Lute Olson, left, shares a smile with guard Salim Stoudamire after the senior hit a half-court shot during a 3-point contest as part of Midnight Madness on Oct. 16, 2004.
Salim Stoudamire comes up with the three-pointer in the first half against Washington Jan. 13, 2003. He finished with 23 points.
Sunnyside quarterback Jaime Cota pitches the ball to teammate Xavier Smith in Friday's 35-10 loss to Salpointe Catholic. 09/05/2003.
All-Star Jacob Morell - Ironwood Ridge's Mike Stefferson makes a diving tackle on Santa Rita running back Jacob Morell in the second quarter.
Cienega head coach Nemer Hassey is drenched by a player after their 28-65 win over Sahuaro on Nov. 3, 2006.
Arizona's Luke Walton blocks a shot by Marathon's Coleco Buie on Nov. 18, 2000.
Luke Walton passes the ball past a Wyoming player during the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the "The Pit" in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in which UA beat Wyoming 68-60 on March 18, 2002 and will advance to the Sweet 16 in San Jose next week.
Luke Walton shoots over a Gonzaga player in the 96-95 double overtime thriller at the Huntsman Center to advance to the Sweet 16 on March 27, 2003.
Tucsonan Brian Anderson makes a diving catch in center field for the Chicago White Sox on March 29, 2006.
A thunderstorm rumbled across the Tucson valley on Aug. 4, 2000.
Bolts dance across the sky during a July 18, 2004 thunderstorm.
It wasn't a good night for basketball on Tucson's far East Side. Lightning on the east side lights up the sky on Brooks Drive as this thunderstorm caused damage throughout Tucson on Sept. 21, 2006.
Richard Jefferson, next to Lute Olson, cheers on March 28, 2000.
UA's Richard Jefferson goes high to block a shot by Oregon State's Jason Heide during the Wildcats' 65-54 win on March 2, 2001.
Sabino High School's J.J. Hardy pitches on May 2, 2001. Hardy has a 92 mph fastball as well as a wicked curve ball.
11/01/2003. 1A; (Teaser) 01/13/2003. 1C; Lute Olson and Jason Gardner watch the action late in the 2nd half of their game against Washington. Arizona went on to win 79-61. 01/13/2003. 1C; Channing Frye goes for a block against Washington forward Doug Wrenn on Saturday. Frye finished the game…
Tucson can resemble a ghost town when Arizona is playing in the NCAA tournament, with fans scrambling to find a television set to watch their Wildcats. This was the scene at an eatery on East Speedway in 2001, when Arizona made it to the Final Four and then lost to Duke in the championship game.
Walton Luke Walton talks with Shawntinice Polk during the Arizona University of Washington Game at McKale Center.
Luke Walton shoots over a Gonzaga player in the 96-95 double overtime thriller at the Huntsman Center to advance to the Sweet 16. Photos by Francisco Medina/Tucson Citizen
Luke Walton passes the ball past a Wyoming player during the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the "The Pit" in Albuquerque, New Mexico in which UA beat Wyoming 68-60 and will advance to the Sweet 16 in San Jose next week.
Wildcat senior Luke Walton shoots over the head of Saint Louis defender Drew Drejaj during Tuesday's Arizona win. Luke Walton (4) goes up for a shot over a couple of St Louis players in the 1st half of the game Arizona went on to win 91-58.
Looking stunned and sad, Arizona's Luke Walton lingers on the bench after the Wildcats' defeat by Oklahoma last night. A stunned Luke Walton at the end of the game Arizona lost OSU 88-67 in the 3rd of the NCAA Tournament at the Compaq Center in San Jose, California.
The Catalinas as viewed from the Catalina Mountain State Park on north Oracle Road
Camryn Soria gets a hug from hus grandmother, Mary Mihailoff, as they celebrate a victory in 2002.
Chicago-born Lloyd William Golder III, 87, moved his family to Tucson in the 1950s because his mother yearned to be a cattle rancher. By the 1960s, the family owned 11 ranches in Southern Arizona, including Golder Ranch, which is now a community of about 18,000 residents. Golder died Februar…
Long before he became a major-league All-Star, J.J. Hardy was a pitcher and star infielder at Sabino High School in the 1990s. Scouts flocked to see Hardy, who could throw as hard as 92 mph. He now plays shortstop with Baltimore.
In this photo from 2003, hundreds attended the procession for Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. John's Church. Dec. 12 is the feast day for the Mexican saint, who probably is the most venerated saint among Hispanic Catholics. More than 300 people attended the procession for the Virgen de Guadalup…
Arizona's Channing Frye goes up for a shot against Utah State in last night's first-round NCAA Tournament game in Boise, Idaho. The senior center finished with 17 points, 13 coming in the second half. Arizona's Channing Frye muscles his way past a Utah State player as makes the layup in the …
Morell (seen right) had to wait for his senior year in 2004 before getting a shot at running back. Once he finally got his chance, though, the 5-foot 10-inch 175-pounder made the most of it. Morell set the school-record with 2,085 yards and 19 touchdowns on 333 carries to become an All-Divis…
Butler was named first team All-State as a senior in 2001, returning six kickoffs for scores to go along with 520 yards and six touchdowns on 20 receptions. He returned five kicks as a junior. After two seasons at Pima CC, Butler accepted a scholarship to Arizona, redshirting in 2004, before…
PIMA COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER #37 JEFF DRUMM JUMPS UP AND SWATS DOWN THE BALL TO BLOCK THE PASS DURING THIER PRACTICE AT LINCOLN PARK.
We don't have to remind you how delicious hot dogs are. They are so good that the whole month of July is dedicated to these puppies. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council says that Americans consume 7 billion hotdogs from Memorial Day to Labor Day, that's 818 hotdogs per second.Here are C…
06/23/2007. 4A; Tucson Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas blesses people with holy water during event. Bishop Gerald Kicanas bless the people with holy water during the 10th Annual Dia de San Juan Fiesta.