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Athlete of the Week: Nathan Aldrich

Nathan Aldrich is bummed. It’s only a couple days until the start of the basketball season and the Flowing Wells senior guard is sick. He’s not sure what it is. It could be a cold or the flu or some kind of gunk that’s going around. “It’s...
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Wildcats open with a 66-33 win over the Wildkats

Head Wildcat Coach Eric Miller and his team opened the hoop season last week with four games played at the Boyd Baker Tournament hosted by The Gregory School in Tucson. Coach Miller’s veteran roster currently has seniors Kelten Chairez, Jareon Miller, Nehemiah Balda, Mees Koopman, Tristan Paddock, Bannon Johnston, Bryce Bushman, Zane Johnson, Damarcus Bufford, Blake Palmer and Bridger Fields on the roster. Junior Brent Bush, sophomore Landon Miller, and freshmen Cort Miller and Eli James round out the team.

Arizona Adds Sasha Rozin

TUCSON, Ariz. - Men's Tennis head coach Clancy Shields has signed Sasha Rozin of Toronto, Canada who will join the Wildcat fleet in fall 2023. Rozin currently ranks No. 466 in ITF Junior rankings with a career high of No. 354 and holds a 12.05 UTR rating. The high school senior was the 2021 doubles champion of the Canadian National Championships and placed fifth in the 2022 singles competition.

Men's Basketball Battles #4 Arizona Thursday Night at 6:30 p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah men's basketball team will take a break from non-conference action this Thursday, Dec. 1, when it welcomes in the fourth-ranked Arizona Wildcats as part of the early Pac-12 Conference games. Ted Robinson will have the call in the 69th all-time meeting between the...

13/14U Tucson United Football All-Star Game Tryouts Wednesday Night

The Tucson Youth Football and Spirit Federation (TYFSF) is joining forces with the Sonoran Desert Youth Football Conference (SDAYF) to hold a 13/14U All-Star Game. Tryouts are Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. at Tucson High. Former University of Arizona standout Clarence “Bam” McRae is set to coach one team...

Lobos to host semi-final round of state playoffs

Thanks to their impressive regular season record, which in turn earned them the second overall seed in the 4A playoffs, the Lobos will be playing their fourth consecutive home game on Friday night when they host Canyon Del Oro in the semifinal round of the playoffs. At the 4A level,...

Arizona moves up to 4th in AP Poll

Arizona basketball is ranked fourth in the newest AP Poll. The Wildcats are coming off a Maui Invitational that saw them defeat Cincinnati, San Diego State, and Creighton. "I learned that we're good," Arizona head coach Tommy Lloyd said. "We're tough. We're gritty. I think there's going to be some great things for us to really double down on and some things to show our guys where we went the wrong way.

Three from Arizona volleyball earn All-Pac-12 honorable mention honors

Arizona volleyball placed three on the All-Pac-12 honorable mention list after the conclusion of the 2022 regular season. Outside hitter/opposite Sofia Maldonado Diaz, OH Jaelyn Hodge, and libero Kamaile Hiapo were all named to the list on Tuesday. The honors are voted on by the league’s head coaches. Maldonado...
Eastern Progress

Arizona's Tetairoa McMillan, Jonah Savaiinaea make PFF All-Freshman Team

Two Arizona Wildcats have made the Pro Football Focus All-True Freshman Team. PFF tabbed receiver Tetairoa McMillan and guard Jonah Savaiinaea for the squad, which was released Tuesday. Another Wildcat, receiver Jacob Cowing, was named an honorable-mention All-American by PFF. McMillan finished his first season with 39 receptions for 702...

Arizona men's basketball jumps to No. 4 spot in AP Top 25

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — It's shaping up to be a big few days for Arizona Wildcat men's basketball team. Following a victorious Maui Invitational, where then-ranked No. 14 Wildcats held off then-No. 10 Creighton for its third win in that tournament, the Arizona men jumped ten spots up in the AP poll to No. 4. Arizona moved to 6-0.
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Arizona Wildcats running back Drake Anderson enters transfer portal

The first departure for the Arizona Wildcats following the 2022 season is running back Drake Anderson, who entered the transfer portal on Monday. Anderson, a 5-foot-11-inch, 200-pound Chandler native, transferred to the UA from Northwestern before the 2021 season. Anderson played in 11 games — starting three of them — for Arizona in 2021 and rushed for 385 yards and one touchdown. Anderson's season-high at the UA was a 92-yard performance in the Wildcats' loss to Washington State in '21.

Kailyn Gilbert named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week

Arizona women’s basketball took home its first weekly award of the conference season when the media voted Wildcat guard Kailyn Gilbert Pac-12 Freshman of the Week. It was the first freshman of the week honor for an Arizona player since Cate Reese received the last of her three awards on Jan. 28, 2019.
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Five burning questions for the Arizona Wildcats entering 2023

The offseason has officially begun for the Arizona Wildcats. A season after finishing 1-11 and last place in the Pac-12, the UA in Year 2 of the Jedd Fisch era went 5-7, knocked off a ranked opponent in 12th-ranked UCLA (and did it on the road in what could’ve been the last game at the Rose Bowl for Arizona), and ended a five-game losing skid to rival Arizona State on Friday in a 38-35 win.
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Sparky the Sun Devil vs. Wilbur the Wildcat: a breakdown

If you wanted any indication that it’s Rivalry Week, look no further than the Territorial Cup. The rivalry between the Arizona Wildcats and the Arizona State Sun Devils. For 123 years, Arizona and Arizona State have played each other, and this year even the mascots were getting chippy. Who...

Oumar Ballo earns Pac-12 Player of the Week honors for Arizona Wildcats

Arizona Wildcats junior center Oumar Ballo was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week on Monday in men’s basketball. Ballo has been on a tear to start the season, looking vastly improved a year after backing up center Christian Koloko, who has already started nine games for the Toronto Raptors after being selected in the second round of the 2022 NBA Draft.