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‘We’re going to bounce back’: ASU baseball optimistic despite dropping Pac-12 tournament opener

SCOTTSDALE – More than a month after losing 20-0 to the University of Arizona, the Sun Devils walked a season-high 10 batters in a 12-3 loss in the first game of the Pac-12 tournament at Scottsdale Stadium.

ASU baseball took a thumping Tuesday in a 12-3 loss to UArizona in the Pac-12 tournament opener at Scottsdale Stadium. (Photo by Joey Plishka/Cronkite News)

Campaign, vote, repeat: Candidates started lining up for 2024 in 2022

WASHINGTON - With 18 months until Election Day 2024, close to 50 congressional hopefuls have already filed statements of interest with the state, as the need for candidates to raise funds and raise their profiles has turned campaigning into an almost nonstop pursuit.


From BYU to ASU: Will Chandler quarterback Jacob Conover’s return to Valley change career trajectory?

TEMPE – As a three-time state champion at Chandler High School, Jacob Conover’s high school career is among the most impressive in state history. Yet, his high school success hasn’t quite translated to the college level. Now, Conover has transferred to Arizona State where he hopes to recapture that promise of success.

Former Chandler High School quarterback Jacob Conover hopes his decision to transfer from BYU to Arizona will prove fruitful. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

After pitching struggles in Oregon, ASU baseball turns focus to Stanford series

EUGENE, Ore. – Although it came away with just one victory in its series at Oregon, the Arizona State baseball team is ready to shift its focus to the future. Especially since Stanford awaits.

Arizona State right fielder Nick McLain hit three home runs during the Sun Devils’ series against Oregon in Eugene. (Photo by Anthony Remedios/Cronkite News)

Cactus High’s Bradey Henige fills tall order as two-sport 7-footer

GLENDALE – Cactus High School’s Bradey Henige just finished up his junior basketball season, where he emerged as one of the top players in the nation in rebounding. He also plays volleyball to help his skills on the basketball court as schools start gaining interest.

Cactus High junior Bradey Henige finished third in the nation in rebounding average and will enter his senior season drawing interest from college basketball recruiters. (Photo courtesy of Ed Russell Photography)

Optimism surrounds Arizona football as Wildcats aim to take next step in coach Jedd Fisch’s third season

TUCSON – Coach Jedd Fisch took the Wildcats from a 1-11 to 5-7 season in his first two seasons. Now, with key contributors from last season returning, the Wildcats believe they can keep the upward trend going and qualify for a bowl game – or more.

A record crowd of 23,273 packed Arizona Stadium for the Wildcats' spring football game Saturday. UArizona hopes to build off last season in Jedd Fisch's third year with the program. (Photo by Mike Christy/Arizona Athletics)

Programa Nosotros ayuda a identificar enfermedades hepáticas con exámenes gratuitos

TUCSON - El programa de salud pública Nosotros Comprometidos a Su Salud ayuda a la comunidad hispana del sur de Arizona a identificar y combatir problemas de salud, incluyendo fibroscans gratuitos que identifican los niveles de enfermedades hepáticas.

De izquierda a derecha Rosi Vogel, y Adriana Maldonado trabajan con el programa Nosotros, que ofrece fibroscopías gratuitas para ayudar a las personas a identificar enfermedades hepáticas. Foto tomada el 24 de marzo de 2023 en Tucson. (Foto de Jacob Carlisle/Cronkite Noticias)

Thrilling comeback leads ASU baseball to 13-10 win, series sweep over Grand Canyon

PHOENIX – Contributions from Nick McLain, Jacob Tobias, Luke Hill and Luke Keaschall flipped a seven-run deficit into a three-run victory for Arizona State baseball over Grand Canyon Tuesday night.


Nosotros program helps identify liver disease with free fibroscans

TUCSON – The Nosotros Comprometidos a Su Salud public health program helps the Hispanic community in southern Arizona identify and combat health issues, including through free fibroscans that identify levels of liver disease.

Rosi Vogel, left, and Adriana Maldonado work with the Nosotros program, which offers free fibroscans to help people identify liver disease. Photo taken March 24, 2023, in Tucson. (Photo by Jacob Carlisle/Cronkite News)

French glory: LPGA Tour’s Céline Boutier keeps focus, wins Drive On Championship

GOLD CANYON – LPGA Tour Golfer Céline Boutier was born in France and earned her tour card in 2017. Since then, she has three wins on the LPGA Tour, most recently in the Valley when she captured the Drive On Championship.

Céline Boutier of France earned a narrow victory Sunday at the Drive On Championships in Gold Canyon. The win marked her first on the LPGA Tour since October 2021 and her third overall. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Lone Rangers: First spring training throws young prospects a learning curve

SURPRISE – Kumar Rocker, Evan Carter and March Church are learning what it takes to make it to the major league in their first training camp. Veterans, coaches and players share the importance of being around proven professionals and building a routine for young guys looking to break into the majors.

Texas Rangers pitcher Kumar Rocker has grown more comfortable and confident with the team during his first spring training experience. (Photo by Mackenzie Woods/Cronkite News)

Sam Huff’s eye-popping power could lead to spot on Texas Rangers’ Opening Day roster

SURPRISE – Arizona native Sam Huff is a catcher in the Rangers organization who has dealt with a slew of injuries over the past two years. The towering slugger looks to “power” his way onto the club’s Opening Day roster.

Texas Rangers catcher Sam Huff is batting .364 with one homer and 3 RBI in eight spring training games. (Photo by John Cascella/Cronkite News)