Arizona women’s basketball reloads with the hiring of Wildcat great Aari McDonald as Director of Recruiting
PHOENIX — Aari McDonald was recently named the Director of Recruiting at her alma mater, Arizona. The Wildcats are already loaded with top recruits for the 2022 and 2023 seasons and adding McDonald only brings the program and coach Adia Barnes more success.
2022 draft prospects come to LA Kings development camp reflecting franchise’s new direction
LOS ANGELES – The newest group of Los Angeles Kings prospects from the 2022 NHL draft come to development camp with confidence as the team takes its next steps toward Cup contention.
Hualapai leader urges Senate to OK water plan, as wells fail in drought
WASHINGTON – Hualapai Chairman Damon Clarke told a Senate committee Wednesday that getting access to Colorado River water is "the only feasible solution" for his tribe, whose wells are failing under the stress of the continuing drought.
‘Locked in’: ASU’s Jordan Clark ready to drown out the noise, put in the work
TEMPE – Jordan Clark has trained hard to get to where he is now. As the son of a former Pro Bowl safety, he’s aware of the noise surrounding him, but he’s going to do what he’s always done: let his work speak for itself.
Surfers gather to honor Nick Gabaldón, a pioneer who inspired diversity on the waves
LOS ANGELES – Ten years ago, amid social unrest, the Black Surfers Collective decided to commemorate a person that inspired diverse communities to love the ocean. That person was Nick Gabaldón.
‘We will see desperation’: Planned Parenthood Arizona stops abortions after Roe v. Wade overturned
PHOENIX – Planned Parenthood Arizona announced Friday it had shut down abortion services in the state, citing “Arizona's tangled web of conflicting laws” after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Abortion opponents, meanwhile, said “life has won a great victory.”
Tampon shortage spotlights fight against ‘period poverty’
PHOENIX – The latest supply chain problem – a shortage of feminine care items – has prompted Arizona advocates to renew calls for “period equity” to ensure that menstrual products are accessible and affordable for all.
Burrowing owls’ habitat losses have wildlife experts working to relocate them
FLORENCE – Burrowing owls, ground-dwelling birds that are listed as a species of concern in Arizona, continue to be at risk from ongoing development. As more open desert and farmland is developed across the state, one group is relocating burrowing owls to new sites.
Glendale’s Team Solitaire shows smaller, independent groups can thrive in Supercross
GLENDALE – Some teams are literally better equipped to succeed in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship than others. But that doesn’t mean that independent racing teams, like Glendale-based Team Solitaire, can’t be competitive and have an impact on the sport.
As MLB’s Opening Day nears, players believe more work is needed
PHOENIX – Opening Day is two days away after a lockout threatened the 2022 MLB season, but players still believe more work needs to be done.
Remembering Coach K: Former Brophy star Mark Alarie reflects on time at Duke
PHOENIX – In his 42nd and final season at Duke, coach Mike Krzyzewski will play rival North Carolina in the Final Four on Saturday. Phoenix native and former Blue Devils standout Mark Alarie reflects on his time playing for Coach K.
Recycling solar panels is complicated. Here’s how one Yuma company does it.
YUMA – We Recycle Solar in Yuma is recycling solar panel waste, but there is more to be done to ensure a safe and eco-friendly process as solar power gains popularity worldwide and its waste grows.