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

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

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…

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:

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…

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…

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

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

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…

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

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

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 …

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 …

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

Did I overlook a deserving record or two?

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

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