100 years, 100 newsmakers

2011-08-28T00:00:00Z 100 years, 100 newsmakers Arizona Daily Star
August 28, 2011 12:00 am

The Arizona Daily Star's Top 100 sports figures, teams and events over the last century of sports in Arizona is listed below. The list is in no particular order and began running on May 22. It concludes Monday. See all our selections here:

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1. James Dugan

2. Fred W. and Fred A. Enke

3. Heather Farr

4. Conrad Flippen

5. Dallas Long

6. Misty Hyman

7. Ryneldi Becenti

8. Isaac Bonds

9. George Greathouse

10. Bob Breunig

11. Dot Wilkinson

12. Jake Plummer and Arizona State's Rose Bowl teams of 1986 and 1996.

13. George Young

14. Cedric Dempsey

15. Sue Clark

16. Central Arizona College track and field programs

17. Henry Cejudo

18. Arte Moreno

19. Annika Sorenstam

20. Karsten Solheim

21. Rodney Peete

22. Anthony Robles

23. Nicole Powell

24. Aeneas Williams

25. Paul Westphal

26. Fat Lever

27. Vance Johnson

28. Curt Schilling

29. Rob Waldrop

30. Ed Updegraff

31. Mary Roby

32. Jeff and Gerry Seaquist

33. Window Rock High School girls basketball programs 1992-96

34. Winslow High girls basketball coach Don Petranovich

35. Grace Park

36. Fred Carr

37. Billy Hatcher

38. Bob Horner

39. Win Young

40. Bill Lenoir

41. Hayzel B. Daniels

42. Byron Evans

43. Phoenix Union High School football program

44. Jim Brock

45. Yavapai College men's soccer program

46. Marilyn Ramenofsky-Wingfield

47. Jim Grabb

48. Pima High School boys basketball program

49. Gary Hall Jr.

50. Louis Espinoza

51. Billy Mayfair

52. Lakeside Blue Ridge High School football program

53. Kerri Strug

54. Lin Laursen

55. University of Arizona's Desert Swarm defense

56. Henry Carr

57. Michele Mitchell

58. Hank Leiber

59. The Livingston brothers: Warren and Andy

60. Ed Hochuli

61. Mesa Mountain View High School basketball, football programs

62. 1976 UA baseball team

63. Michael Bates

64. Wilford "Whizzer''White and son Danny White

65. Auto racers Jimmy Bryan, Barney Holland, Roger McCluskey and Bill Cheesbourg

66. Vern Friedli and Dick McConnell

67. Randall McDaniel

68. Michael Carbajal

69. Mike Bibby

70. Pat Tillman

71. The Batiste Brothers: Fred, Joe and Frank

72. Sunnyside High School wrestling team

73. John Cole

74. University of Arizona All-America softball pitchers

75. John Denny

76. Ty Murray

77. Curley Culp

78. Bob Baffert

79. UA-ASU football rivalry

80. Sherry Cervi

81. Sean Elliott

82. Jerry Kindall

83. Steve Kerr

84. Mike Candrea

85. Louis Tewamina

86. University of Arizona swimming program

87. Tucson High School in the 1940s: baseball, football and boys basketball

88. Jim Palmer

89. Charlie Hickox

90. The Fiesta Bowl

91. Frank Kush

92. Pop McKale

93. Bill Veeck, Hi Corbett, Roy Drachman and Dwight Patterson

94. Lute Olson

95. Phoenix Suns

96. Arizona Cardinals

97. Phil Mickelson

98. Jerry Colangelo

99. UA men's basketball NCAA championship

100. Arizona Diamondbacks

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