Sports

The traumatic brain injury that led to a lifelong love for golf

“The doctors said that I was lucky to be alive,” said Deegan Bee, a 13-year-old junior golf phenom who has been traveling the country to compete in high-stakes golf tournaments. Bee’s path to discovering his love for the game of golf was a bit different; he discovered the game after a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, that left him having to re-learn how to walk and write. Read more

Top five athletes of the 2018-19 year

On every team, there is an athlete that stands out above the rest with their impact on their team’s success. Here are just a few of them that achieved great personal success this season:  Read more

Weems' career at UA shows hard work pays off

 “I would just like to thank all the coaches that got me here to this point, all the little leagues coaches and the travel coaches that really took the time and effort to teach me the game of baseball and teach me to be the man that I am today,” Weems said.   Read more

Wildcats sports teams gear up for postseason

The spring semester is almost complete, and several Arizona sports teams are starting to wrap up their seasons. Some have already hit postseason play, while others close out their regular season in the next couple weeks. Here’s a breakdown of where each sport stands:  Read more

Third annual CATSYS recognizes top athletes, unsung heroes

The red carpet was rolled out Monday night at McKale Center as Arizona Athletics hosted its third annual CATSYS Awards Show to honor student-athletes on campus. The emcees on the night were recently-retired NBA star Channing Frye and Chris “Geeter” McGee with live music being played by Kelley James. Read more

Surgeries no match for Jordan Abalos

But not long after playing in a tournament hosted by Arizona, Abalos once again tore her ACL, meniscus, and more cartilage. She required another surgery and was on crutches for three months.  Read more