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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

The road ends here: WNIT Final Four preview

With its win over Wyoming on Sunday, Arizona women’s basketball is headed to the Final Four of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament for the first time since 1996. Here’s a look at the other three teams, starting with their opponent Wednesday night, TCU: Read more

Softball shuts out Sun Devils, sweeps home series

“Putting the pedal to the medal, all gas no brakes,” is Arizona’s mindset going forward into more conference matchup for the remainder of the season, according to McQuillin. If this weekend was any indication, the Wildcats are as deadly as they come with their foot on the gas as the Sun Devils were unable to score all in all three games, losing 8-0 on both Friday and Saturday as well. Read more

Wildcats in the midst of rare postseason run

For the program, it’s the first time since 1998 that the Wildcats have won multiple postseason games in a season. That year, the ‘Cats made it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, led by none other than Barnes. Read more

Accountable ‘Cats: Arizona football focuses on improved leadership in 2019

“The key for this football team is leadership and consistency. We just need leaders on this team,”  defensive coordinator Marcel Yates said. “When you think about our road games, we lost four road games and three of them weren’t even close. Your leadership, you need those guys to step up, help you out and get you going on the road.” Read more

Burling and Baham’s success prove that opposites attract

Yet, being in sync in the sand is far more difficult than it sounds. In fact, the two grew up on opposite sides of the country. Baham grew up in the sandy beaches Hawaii before moving to Carlsbad, California for high school. Burling on the other hand, grew up in an area where in was hard to find sand, Naperville, Illinois. Read more

Arizona baseball shows fight but gets swept by No. 1 UCLA

Arizona baseball faced a challenging opponent this past weekend when it traveled to Los Angeles to play the No. 1 team in the country, the UCLA Bruins, in Jackie Robinson Stadium. All three games were won by UCLA, but the series served as a learning experience for the ‘Cats in how competitive the Pac-12 is going to be this season. Here are some of the highlights from the matchup with the Bruins: Read more

Fourth-quarter surge pushes women's basketball to Sweet 16 of WNIT

Up until the fourth quarter, Arizona women’s basketball had been involved in a grind-it-out type of affair with Pacific University. In the final 10 minutes, however, the Wildcats put their feet down and outscored the Tigers 16-8, with the Tigers not scoring until there were three minutes left in the game. Read more