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Soccer notes: All local college squads win matches

Our weekly summary of local college soccer and a “where are they now?” for players that used to ply their skills here.... Read more»

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UA soccer

Wildcats dominate defense-minded NAU

Thursday night, the Arizona Wildcats defeated Northern Arizona University by a score of 1 – 0. The tally was close, but Arizona dominated possession and Northern Arizona had a grand total of one shot on goal.... Read more»

Tucson soccer roundup

Wildcat soccer splits in Florida road trip

A summary of our three local college teams plus how players with Tucson connections are doing in the pros:... Read more»

Arizona Wildcat soccer

Despite lightning delay, Wildcats chew up Lobos 3-0

The University of Arizona Wildcat soccer team hosted the University of New Mexico Lobos in a lightning-delayed exhibition match Saturday. Arizona won 3-0 after an hour-long break.... Read more»

Former Pima softball standout signs with Wildcats

Pima Community College softball player Alexis Dotson will continue her collegiate career at the University of Arizona in the fall. Dotson, a freshman outfielder, hit in the lead-off spot for the Aztecs this season, finishing with a .516 batting average, 111 hits in 215 at-bats, 36 steals, and 38 RBIs. She was selected NJCAA first-team All-American and NFCA first-team All-American.... Read more»

Photos: Wildcat trackers set relay record

The University of Arizona Wildcat women’s 4x100-meter relay team set a school record Saturday. Senior Tamara Pridgett, senior Shapri Romero, sophomore Traci-Lynn Hicks and senior Germe Poston clocked a first-place time of 44.52, with a time good enough for No. 8 in the west region and No. 17 in the country this year.... Read more»

Soccer notes

Az soccer roundup: Robles, Weber secure ties in hard-fought contests

We are bringing back our updates of professional soccer players with Arizona ties. This week’s roundup includes an assist from a former Wildcat, and a new team for a Catalina Foothills grad.... Read more»

What’s a ‘riot’ at UA is just a boisterous gathering at other campuses

How did things get out of control on University Boulevard in Tucson after the Wildcats’ NCAA basketball loss, when several videos showing what appeared to be police overreaction to a boisterous gathering of University of Arizona students went viral nationally?... Read more»

Guest opinion

TPD chief: Allow time for investigation of police conduct

Tucson’s police chief is asking for patience while his department investigates in the wake of the public outcry over police actions following the University of Arizona basketball loss on Saturday night: “While I understand the level of emotion concerning videos that have been circulating from March 29, I would like to implore members of the community to allow us the time to thoroughly investigate the incident.”... Read more»1

UA fans clash with Tucson police after Wildcat loss

Update: 15 were arrested Saturday night as Tucson police used pepper-ball rounds to clear hundreds from University Boulevard in the wake of the Wildcats’ loss. When the crowd threw bottles instead of dispersing, officers responded with pepper balls and OC canisters, as well as plastic bullets and foam baton rounds. Sunday, TPD identified those arrested.... Read more»2

NWSL preseason

Soccer Wildcats end match with 10 Thorns in their paws

Normally, a 10-0 loss would be hard to find positives in. But, coach Tony Amato saw some in Saturday night’s loss to National Women’s Soccer League champions Portland Timbers FC.... Read more»

Preseason soccer in Tucson isn't over yet

Do you think that soccer preseason is over for Tucson? Not quite yet — now it’s the women’s turn. Portland Thorns FC of the National Women’s Soccer League has parked themselves at Kino Sports Complex for two weeks to get ready for their season.... Read more»

Arizona soccer

Wildcat Ponce gets look from Mexican nat'l team

Arizona Wildcat senior Jazmin Ponce is packing her bags for a trip to China to join the Mexican national team as they prepare for the Yongchuan Cup in that country. “My dream is finally coming true,” said Ponce.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Will 2014 be the year for real immigration reform?

An interview with Bishop Gerald Kicanas of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson. Also, we talk Wildcat football and basketball with Anthony Gimino, sports contributor for the Buckmaster Show and TucsonCitizen.com.... Read more»

Wildcat soccer exorcises Sun Devils

The Arizona Wildcats ended their season in grand style by beating their most bitter rivals, ASU, by a score of 2-0 on Thursday afternoon. It was the first time they have beaten the Sun Devils since 2009, and the win likely knocked the Sun Devils out of postseason contention. UA still has an outside shot at postseason play.... Read more»

Wildcat soccer

Arizona finishes 2013 season vs. ASU on Thursday

When fans think of the sports rivalry between the University of Arizona and Arizona State University, most think of football or basketball, or possibly baseball. First-year soccer coach Tony Amato says that the pressure to win against the little school up north is the same in other sports as well.... Read more»

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