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Arizona football drops second consecutive game on the road against Trojans

Arizona football dropped its third total and second consecutive game of the season on the road tonight against the USC Trojans by a final score of 14-41. Arizona's offense was lead by true freshman Grant Gunnell, as the first-year threw for a total of 196 yards on 16-for-26 completions. Gunnell threw for two touchdowns and one interception on the night after being subbed in for Khalil Tate during the third quarter. Read more

Arizona volleyball travels to Washington to take on two ranked opponents

Arizona volleyball failed to win a single set in its California road trip this past weekend, dropping matches to No. 2 Stanford and No. 16 California, bringing their overall record to 11-7. Although the team is still above .500, the Wildcats have dropped 5 out of their past 6 matches (all conference matchups). The team hopes to turn things around as they should have something to prove when they play away against No. 21 Washington State and No. 10 Washington this weekend. Read more

Arizona tennis gears up for the ITA Tennis Regionals

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regionals are being held in Malibu starting on Thursday, Oct. 17 until Sunday, Oct. 20, and four of the University of Arizona’s players will be competing: freshman Nick Lagaev, juniors Igor Karpovets and Carlos Hassey and senior Alejandro Reguant. Read more

Arizona soccer hopes to rebound after loss to Washington

The Arizona Wildcats dropped out of the top 25 after its heartbreaking overtime loss to the Washington Huskies last Sunday, despite winning its second match against a top-25 team this season, defeating previously ranked No. 15 Washington State. The 'Cats hope to rebound from the loss as they round up their three-game road trip against Utah on Friday.  Read more

Arizona football hits the road to take on USC Trojans

Arizona football hits the road this week to square off against the USC Trojans after going 4-2 in the first half of the season. The Wildcats are coming off their first home loss this past weekend against the Washington Huskies after an abysmal second-half performance. Read more

Women's golf has a podium finish in Stanford Intercollegiate tournament

This past weekend, the women’s golf team traveled to Stanford, Calif. to play in the Stanford Intercollegiate Tournament. After the three-day weekend, the Wildcats finished tied for third with the University of Southern California finishing four strokes below par. Stanford finished second with five strokes below par and Stanford finished first in a landslide victory with 10 strokes under par.  Read more

Arizona cross country coach James Li talks about what running means to him

For every parent who has instinctively put their kids in sports just to keep them out of trouble, University of Arizona’s associate track coach James Li shows how far that simple instinct can take a kid. In the hot China summers during the 1970s, there wasn’t much to offer a kid for entertainment, so Li’s mother influenced him to really start running when he was a teenage boy.  Read more

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