Search result for Nick Wicksman

K-pop phenomenon entices small businesses to cater to legions of energized fans

MESA – K-pop gives boba tea shops and other small businesses the chance to capitalize on the global popularity of South Korean pop music groups like BTS.


Kim Cota-Robles breaking barriers as Latina PA announcer for Tucson Roadrunners

PHOENIX – Tucson native Kim Cota-Robles is making history as hockey’s first Latina PA announcer, impressing Roadrunners fans and paving the way for women in sports.


‘I was struggling to survive’: Event raises awareness for suicide prevention

PHOENIX – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranks suicide as the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. – responsible for more than 47,500 deaths in 2019.


Cardinals players to wear customized cleats against Rams to support meaningful charities

PHOENIX – Sixteen Cardinals players will wear customized cleats against the Rams Monday night to represent organizations that are important to them.


‘Cars are not supposed to jump and fly’: They do at Nitro Rallycross debut in Arizona

CHANDLER – The Nitro Rallycross tour made a stop at Wild Horse Pass, where fans saw large jumps, crazy turns and top-tier drivers participating.


Top prospects from the state put the Arizona in Arizona Fall League

The Arizona Fall League, which features top prospects from around baseball, returned to the Valley after a one-year absence because of the pandemic and it brought some familiar faces home.


Coyotes host ‘Greek Life Night,’ help ASU fraternities, sororities raise awareness of sexual assault

GLENDALE – Fraternities and sororities at Arizona State are focused on helping to prevent sexual assault on campus. Teaming up with the Arizona Coyotes for Greek Life Night was a step toward that goal.


‘Yer out!’ Arizona Fall League comes to close with Mesa Solar Sox victory in championship

PHOENIX - After taking a season off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Arizona Fall League came to an end with the Mesa Solar Sox capturing the title. The Solar Sox were led by their pitching in the championship game as Caleb Kilian threw six perfect innings.


White House orders workplace vaccinations, state officials vow fight

WASHINGTON - Just hours after the Biden administration issued regulations Thursday to require that businesses mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for their workers, Arizona officials were vowing to fight what one called a "direct attack" on personal liberty.


Burro racing? A nod to mining, Arizona communities embrace the competition

SUPERIOR – In 1949, Colorado began racing burros to honor the tradition of donkeys and their impact on mining towns. In the last few years, Arizona has picked up the tradition, racing burros to spread awareness of burros and mining history.


Ghost tours scare up more business during COVID pandemic

TOMBSTONE – During the COVID-19 pandemic, ghost tours fulfilled a rising demand for outdoor activities where social distancing was possible.


Phoenix Rising fans rely on watch parties to show support when team is away from home

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising FC has found a way to keep its fans engaged when the team is on the road. Watch parties are held at a variety of restaurants and bars.