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Long-awaited change of course: A diverse future for golf on the horizon

PHOENIX – With the special roots of a local minority-based golf club, Desert Mashie, to now minority golf tours taking place across the country, golf has the potential for big changes in diversity for the next generation.


Title IX at 50: As opportunities evolved for female athletes, so did ASU

TEMPE – As Title IX turns 50, women involved in the early years of athletics at Arizona State reflect on the era.


Caitlin Lowe finds way leading Arizona softball program in Mike Candrea’s shadow

OKLAHOMA CITY – In her first season leading Arizona, Caitlin Lowe guided the Wildcats to the Women's College World Series. She leaned on several lessons from her predecessor, the legendary Mike Candrea.


One pitch, one loss: Oklahoma State’s home run beats Arizona in opening round of Women’s College World Series

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Arizona Wildcats have hit a home run in each of their playoff games. That wasn’t enough against the Oklahoma State Cowgirls in the Women’s College World Series.


After nearly 2 million COVID-19 cases in Arizona, officials are ‘cautiously optimistic’

PHOENIX – A little more than six months after Arizona passed 1 million reported cases of COVID-19, the state is approaching 2 million. Although reported infections have slowed over the past few months, experts warn that the coronavirus that causes the disease is here to stay, and the extent of COVID’s long-term effects isn’t known.


NHRA’s return to Wild Horse Pass concludes with end of Torrence family Arizona winning streak

CHANDLER – The NHRA missed coming to Arizona, as last year’s Arizona Nationals was canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Steve Torrence missed the desert more than most with a winning pedigree.


From Phoenix Open volunteer to player, ASU freshman Preston Summerhays living golf dream

TEMPE – Preston Summerhays comes from a strong lineage of golfers and has been sponsored to play in the WM Phoenix Open. A dream that he has carried through childhood, high school and college, Summerhays will now play among the best golfers in the world.


Aaron Rodgers, Jon Rahm headline star-studded Pro-Am day at WM Open

SCOTTSDALE – World No. 1 golfer Jon Rahm and NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers highlight the Annexus Pro-Am at the WM Phoenix Open Wednesday. Rodgers was happy to talk about golf but not football.


Hungry holidays: Break from school means break from meals for some kids

WASHINGTON - Holidays bring a break from schoolwork for students, but for more than a half-million Arizona children they can also mean a break from their only reliable source of a nutritious meal - the subsidized school meal.


Rez ball rebirth in Chinle: Navajo Nation rebounds as pandemic takes toll

CHINLE – After the COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on the Navajo Nation, the community of Chinle as rebounded with the return of rez ball.


Rising to the cause: Team honors O’odham community with unique jerseys

PHOENIX - With the celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the Phoenix Rising wore warm-up jerseys paying tribute to the community, its members and its water. All proceeds from the selling of the jersey go to Three Precious Miracles non-profit organization.


Like mother, like daughter: Freshman Rosholt turning heads for ASU women’s golf team

TEMPE - Calynne Rosholt is the only freshman on the ASU women’s golf team but she’s already turning heads. It must be in the bloodlines. Her mother was part of the 1990 NCAA championship team alongside current coach Missy Farr-Kaye.