ASU’s play ‘Safe At Home’ gives audiences unique, eye-opening theater experience
TEMPE – The unique play “Safe At Home,” an ASU production, gives viewers a chance to see behind the scenes at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Tour guides navigate the audience across nine scenes during a 90-minute interactive experience.
Pitchman: Suns marketing exec Harvey Shank recalls single major league mound appearance
PHOENIX – Harvey Shank worked for the Phoenix Suns for 42 years, playing a pivotal role in securing some of the club’s most iconic sponsorships. But in 1970, he pitched a single game in the major leagues against one of baseball’s most feared lineups – and survived to tell about it.
Elections officials: 500,000 ballots still out, but vote count on track
WASHINGTON - Arizona election officials said Thursday there were still more than 600,000 ballots to be counted from Tuesday's elections, but insisted they are still on schedule to complete the count in the next few days. Even if that schedule is not as fast as some would like.
‘Coach’s dream’: Ohio State commit Dylan Raiola shows jaw-dropping skill as Chandler quarterback
PHOENIX – Dylan Raiola, an Ohio State quarterback commit and the No. 1 ranked prospect in the 2024 class, has led Chandler to an undefeated record. The junior has drawn comparisons to Patrick Mahomes for his unique play style and talented arm.
Here’s the deal: Cam Johnson banking on solid play leading to huge payday with Phoenix Suns
PHOENIX – Cam Johnson and the Suns failed to agree to a contract extension before the season, allowing him to become a restricted free agent in 2023. This puts pressure on Johnson to perform, but he’s trying to not let it distract from the team’s goals.
NXTPro Hoops paves the way for Arizona’s Division II and III recruits to gain exposure
PHOENIX –Ethan Piechota is a lead scout for NXTPro Hoops that focuses on helping D-II and D-III high school basketball prospects
Arizona Wildcats receivers catch on in quest to become the Pac-12’s best
TUCSON – Arizona quarterback Jayden de Laura had a career-high in passing yards and threw six touchdowns against Colorado, and his receiving core made several highlight plays and helped the offense break some records for the second straight game. The group will need a similar strong showing against Oregon Saturday.
Too fast, too furious: Dangerous street takeovers stymie police, anger neighbors
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Civilian Oversight Commission held a hearing to discuss the issue of street takeovers. Officers said they were so overwhelmed by the hundreds of carloads of people that can show up and the potential for violence that an entire station of officers wouldn’t be enough to deal with a major street takeover.
Arizona parents on the hunt for baby formula turn to each other for help
WASHINGTON - The nationwide shortage of infant formula has led to store-imposed limits on purchases, long drives and frantic internet searches by frazzled parents, who have turned to each other to make up for what they see as a lack of government action.
‘Happy New Year’: Arizona makes history, gets revenge on Oregon in inaugural Pac-12 baseball tourney
SCOTTSDALE – Chip Hale’s Arizona baseball team won the first ever Pac-12 Baseball Tournament game Wednesday. Meanwhile, Arizona State fell late to Stanford.
‘Real chance’ Kerr Kriisa could play in Arizona’s NCAA Tournament opener
PHOENIX – After capturing the Pac-12 Tournament title over UCLA, Arizona was rewarded with a one seed in the South Region of the 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Wildcats will play the winner of the game between No. 16 seeds Wright State and Bryant on Friday.
Former Centennial baseball player Colin Nelson transitions to coaching after leukemia diagnosis
PEORIA – Colin Nelson learned of his leukemia diagnosis before the start of his senior year of Centennial High School. He focused his recovery on returning to the field, and leaned on his baseball teammates to help him get there. After completing his final season, he joined the staff that supported him through his illness.