Arizona Daily Star sports columnist Greg Hansen offers his opinion on recent sports news of interest to Southern Arizonans.

Training camp for the USA softball team, ongoing in Lynchburg, Virginia, maintains the same Arizona flavor it has had for 20 years. UA catcher…

Last week’s death of 1990 Cy Young Award pitcher Bob Welch at 57 brought back memories of Arizona’s 1976 NCAA baseball championship. The Wildc…

UA baseball coach Andy Lopez is now searching for a new assistant coach and, more importantly, an impact recruiter. The decision by assistant …

Aaron Vaughn went 6-1 in 2009 when Pusch Ridge Christian Academy won the state 2A baseball championship under coach Doug Jones, a former major…

Awaiting his assignment by the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sahuaro outfielder Alex Verdugo is equipped with a $914,600 signing bonus. I researched th…

Eight-time Arizona NCAA distance-running champion Lawi Lalang found more than just athletic success in his 3½ years at Arizona. His relationsh…

One of the favorites will be Canyon del Oro senior Chris Meyers, who won the Thunderbird Junior Classic in Phoenix last week, with rounds of 6…

The UA is financing the $30 million (first phase) renovation of McKale Center at $1.1 million a year through 2029. Debt service for the Lowell…

Two of the best high school football players in Tucson history went their separate ways last week: Sabino lineman Andrew Mike flew to Gainesvi…

Arizona’s 2012 All-Pac-12 guard Kyle Fogg, who was Finland’s Player of the Year in the Euroleague in 2013-14, signed a free agent contract las…