Tucson's 10 most unbreakable sports records don't include Foles and Ka'Deem marks.

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Two of the most incontestable, insurmountable, irrefutable records in Tucson sports history are Nick Foles’ 10,011 passing yards and Ka’Deem C…

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Until Carey and Foles put up those extraordinary numbers, I thought Sean Elliott’s 2,555 career basketball points was the most unassailable of…

Legendary Art Luppino rushed for 3,371 yards at Arizona in the 1950s; that record stood for 38 years and has since been broken three times. To…

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So here’s the question: Which of Tucson’s sports records have the most staying power? Here’s my list of the Top 10, in no particular order:

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On Jan. 11, 1946, Tucson High School took a 44-0 lead over Nogales High School and won a 76-3 basketball game. The margin of 73 points remains…

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Between 2003 and 2006, UA softball pitcher Alicia Hollowell struck out 1,768 batters in her Wildcat career. Here’s some context: Her closest p…

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In his final three seasons as a Sunnyside High School wrestler, Nick Gallick won 116 consecutive matches and three state championships. His si…

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UA golfer Lorena Ochoa won seven straight tournament championships in 2002, her sophomore season. No other UA golfer, not even Annika Sorensta…

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On Dec. 7, 1973, Canyon del Oro High School center Brian Jung pulled down a state-record 39 rebounds against Marana. (He also scored 40 points…

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In 1960, Salpointe Catholic sophomore center Dave Mills, who would become a standout at DePaul, blocked 22 shots against Yuma High School. Tha…

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Between 1984 and 1987, Chip Hale started 255 consecutive games for Arizona’s baseball team, which included the 1986 NCAA championship. No one …

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In her basketball career at Catalina Foothills High School, guard Julie Brase scored 2,913 points from 1994 to 1998. Only one other player in …

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As a three-year varsity starter at Salpointe, outfielder Mark Carreon struck out just one time each season, or three times in 264 high school …

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As Pueblo High School reached the 1967 state championship football game, Rudy Quihuis intercepted 18 passes (in just 13 games), which remains …

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Did I overlook a deserving record or two?

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And Amphitheater High School point guard Catherria Turner had 17 steals in a 2001 victory over CDO.

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