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Arizona AD apologizes for football stadium entry delays, promises improvement for NAU game

Following a less-than-desirable debut of new security measures and a mobile ticketing system at Arizona Stadium, UA athletic director Dave Heeke has issued a formal apology. “I want to apologize to those who were unable to fully enjoy that exceptional experience,” Heeke said in his Wildcat Wednesday newsletter. “We fell short in our obligation to provide you that experience. For that we sincerely apologize. We did not deliver.”
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NAU's game in Tucson a homecoming for local players

Coach Chris Ball called Northern Arizona’s football game scheduled for Saturday at the University of Arizona “a great opportunity to play against a Pac-12 team and showcase their talents in front of their family one more time” for more than 70 Arizona-based players on the Lumberjacks roster. For a few...
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Saturday’s Game Between NAU and Arizona A Must-Win For Both Teams

The outcomes of the Arizona Wildcats’ and Northern Arizona Lumberjacks’ respective football seasons may very well rest on the result of Saturday’s game in Tucson. The two winless squads, each fresh on the heels of a painful blowout loss, will do battle at Arizona Stadium in hopes of avoiding an 0-3 start to the year. Arizona enters as the favorite despite its active fourteen-game losing streak, but Flagstaff’s finest have no plans to let their cross-state opponents walk away with an easy win.
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Watch Now: Arizona OC Brennan Carroll breaks down Will Plummer's improvement at QB

Arizona offensive coordinator Brennan Carroll explains why Will Plummer will receive the nod as starting quarterback this Saturday night against Northern Arizona. Justin writes stories and produces digital content about UA football and basketball and high school football. A Tucson native, Justin graduated from the UA in 2017 and is the host of the Wildcast Podcast and a radio host on ESPN Tucson.
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Arizona turns to Will Plummer to end 14-game skid

The Arizona Wildcats roll out a new starting quarterback when they try to end a 14-game losing streak against visiting FCS opponent Northern Arizona on Saturday night in Tucson, Ariz. First-year coach Jedd Fisch turned to Will Plummer in place of Gunner Cruz, a Washington State transfer who got the...
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Wildcats to try new quarterback against NAU

TUCSON — The Arizona Wildcats will start Will Plummer at quarterback against Northern Arizona on Saturday, head coach Jedd Fisch confirmed Monday at his weekly press conference. Fisch did not say if Gunner Cruz will still play vs. Lumberjacks, but noted that USF transfer Jordan McCloud will get more reps...
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NAU Roundup: Football heads to Tucson Saturday for game against Arizona

Northern Arizona football faces a new challenge Saturday when it heads to its second straight road game. The Lumberjacks will travel a few hours south to Tucson to take on the Arizona Wildcats. At 0-2, following a 34-7 loss at South Dakota Saturday, Lumberjacks head coach Chris Ball said the...
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Men’s and Women’s Soccer Swept By Pima

It was a tough Tuesday night for the Yavapai College soccer programs as both the men and women fell in Tucson, Arizona, to the Pima Community College Aztecs. The women’s soccer squad took the field first against the No. 9-ranked Aztecs and were shut out by a score of 4-0, dropping its record to 3-5 on the season.
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NAU Roundup: Football heads to Tucson Saturday for game against Arizona. Northern Arizona football faces a new challenge Saturday when it heads to its second straight road game. The Lumberjacks will travel a few hours south to Tucson to take on the Arizona Wildcats.
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Aztecs men’s soccer stifles Yavapai College with three unanswered goals

(Tucson, AZ) The Pima Community College men’s soccer team (6-0) was forced to overcome an early deficit on Tuesday against Yavapai College (4-3) at the West Campus Aztec Soccer Field. The No. 2 ranked Aztecs (Division II) scored three unanswered goals to beat No. 16 Yavapai College (Division I) 3-1.
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NAU Making Adjustments Ahead Of Trip To Tucson

This Saturday the battle between the team up north and the team down south takes place in Tucson. The Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks enter the weekend 0-2. The Wildcats are also 0-2 and riding a 14 game losing streak. Two tough FCS matchups to open the season have coach Chris...
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Arizona to start Will Plummer at quarterback vs. NAU

TUCSON, Arizona — Instead of Gunner and Plummer, it will be Plummer and Gunner for Arizona Football this Saturday against NAU. Wildcat coach Jedd Fisch says he will start Will Plummer, as opposed to Gunner Cruz, who started the first two games for the Wildcats. Plummer relieved Cruz during the...
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Arizona Athletics Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Night

TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona Athletics' annual Hispanic Heritage Night celebration is set for Arizona Football's home game versus NAU on Saturday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. MST inside Arizona Stadium. This tradition of celebrating the rich and vibrant Hispanic culture of Southern Arizona will include special activities throughout the day on the campus of the University of Arizona.
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All Three Winless PAC-12 Teams Predicted To Win This Saturday

Why is there so much football strangeness circulating in Tucson, Arizona?. A week ago, a coaches poll voter looked at the University of Arizona, which hasn’t won a game in 23 months, and gave the Wildcats his vote for national ranking because, well, that’s what coaches poll voters do. Right?
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Wildcats, Lumberjacks Square Off on Saturday

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Arizona Wildcats (0-2) and Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (0-2) face off in week three college football action this Saturday, Sept. 18 at Arizona Stadium. The familiar in-state foes will kick off at 7:00 p.m. MST with a television broadcast slated for the Pac-12 Networks. Arizona looks to...
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ASU Soccer: Sun Devils hold off No. 21 Texas Tech comeback to improve to 7-1

Previously undefeated No. 21 Texas Tech (6-1-1) tried its hardest to make a comeback in the end, but Arizona State (7-1-0) quick start was too much. The Sun Devils handed the Red Raiders their first loss of the season after winning 3-2 in Tucson on Sunday. The teams were scoreless...
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Wildcats are down 35-7 at halftime

The Arizona Wildcats are down by 28 points to the San Diego State Aztecs by a score of 35-7 at halftime. Jedd Fisch's first game as a head coach in Arizona Stadium hasn't been going as planned throughout the first two quarters. The Aztecs have totaled over 330 yards on...
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What we learned from Arizona’s blowout loss to San Diego State

The Arizona Wildcats were blasted by the San Diego State Aztecs 38-14 on Saturday to drop to 0-2 in the Jedd Fisch era and extend their losing streak to 14 games. Our full recap can be found here, Fisch’s postgame presser can be read here, and below are some additional takeaways from the loss.
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