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Arizona wins wild one against New Mexico State Special

Tucson - Three lead changes, 13 pitchers used and nearly four hours of play for 8 1/2 innings. These were all parts of a roller coaster mid-week contest between Arizona and New Mexico State University on April 20 at Hi-Corbett Field.

Teen hacker admits swatting female gamers who turned him down

Coquitlam - A teen hacker from British Columbia has pleaded guilty to 23 charges of public mischief, extortion, criminal harassment and making false police reports. His targets were usually young female gamers.

Arizona twin brothers strengthen their bond with baseball Special

Tucson - Scott Kingery knows that turning double plays in the field can increase the connection between teammates, especially when the player you are flipping them with is your twin brother.

Arizona baseball fan plays for his hometown dream team Special

Tucson - Michael Hoard remembers sitting in the stands at Sancet Stadium as a child, cheering on the Arizona Wildcats baseball team.

Arizona freshmen come up big in 10-inning walkoff thriller Special

Tucson - None of them are legally old enough to drink, so the three won’t be celebrating tonight’s victory over beer at a local bar.

UA student's 'you deserve rape' sign sparks campus outrage

Tucson - A University of Arizona student has raised eyebrows and ire after standing on campus holding a sign that read 'YOU DESERVE RAPE.'

Wildcats come from behind to beat Lions with walk-off Special

Tucson - Johnny Field had three singles in Friday night’s game against Columbia. His first basehit was to third. His second one was to left-center field. His third won the game.

Facebook could help improve cognitive function

If you are 65 or over and wish to improve your cognitive function then you could get the boost you need by joining Facebook, according to a new preliminary study by the University of Arizona.

Arizona pitching and offense light up field on opening night Special

Tucson - Even after coaching Arizona baseball for 11 years, Andy Lopez still experiences new and unique things. Friday night’s season opener against Coppin State, in which the Wildcats won, 16-0, was a prime example.

Wildcats coach embraces pressure to repeat Omaha victory Special

Tucson - Many baseball coaches say the most difficult year is the one that follows a World Series win. But Andy Lopez doesn’t feel that way at all.

Arizona player fulfils boy’s unique request on Meet the Team day Special

Tucson - It wasn’t a playoff game. It was no Regional or Super Regional contest. Let alone close to the magnitude of the Men's College World Series, which the Arizona Wildcats won last year. It could barely be considered an exhibition game.

Op-Ed: Freeloading social algae and plants that eat other plants

Sydney - Algae are plants. You could be forgiven for thinking otherwise when you see what the Golden Algae are capable of doing. This species has developed a range of toxic and non-toxic members. They also hunt prey and have an interesting social life.

Arizona outfielder knows how to cleanup for Wildcats Special

Tucson - Johnny Field first stepped foot inside a professional baseball dugout when he worked as a 13-year-old batboy for the Las Vegas 51s, Triple-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. It was the first job that the Arizona outfielder ever had.

Arizona freshman gets two hits in college baseball debut Special

Tucson - The only Wildcat with a multi-hit night on Saturday was Arizona freshman Jordan Berger, who made his college debut in the same game. The catcher had two of the team’s seven hits in Arizona’s 8-3 loss to Auburn.

Upperclass Teammates Help Freshmen Adjust to Arizona Baseball Special

Tucson - Mathew Troupe has seen more ice in the last few weeks than his entire life before combined. The new freshman pitcher for the University of Arizona has had a hard journey, transitioning from high school to college baseball.

Gabrielle Giffords will attend vigil to commemorate shooting

Tucson - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has announced she will attend a candlelight vigil at the University of Arizona on the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting that claimed the lives of six people and wounded 13 others including the congresswoman.

Arizona hires Rich Rodriguez as new head football coach

In an effort to turn its football program around, the University of Arizona has hired former Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez.

NASA mission to bring back asteroid samples

NASA announced it will launch an unmanned spacecraft on a four-year voyage to scoop up about 5 pounds of the 1999 RQ 36 asteroid and return the samples to Earth by 2023.

Study: E.coli contamination found on half of shopping carts Special

On your next trip to the grocery store, be aware, much more than groceries may be riding in your shopping cart. More bacteria exists in these carts than in public bathrooms or on a city bus, and children may be the most at risk.
 

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