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‘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.


After years of addiction, heartbreak, former Arizona star Vance Johnson helps others

TUCSON - Vance Johnson’s past includes struggles with alcohol and prescription pill addiction after he witnessed domestic abuse growing up. Now, the former University of Arizona and NFL star is committed to sobriety and wants to help others facing substance abuse issues.


Webb telescope will use UArizona sensor to observe first galaxies

On Dec. 18, an international partnership will launch the James Webb Space Telescope, a cluster of infrared instruments that will peer back to just after the Big Bang. Astronomers from UArizona are involved.


MLB to provide housing for minor league players, but are more changes needed?

PHOENIX – MLB owners approved a plan to provide housing to eligible minor leaguers starting in 2022. But that’s not the only issue MLB needs to address.


Last Chance Yuma: Thriving Arizona Western soccer program bonds a community

YUMA – With 26 players from around the globe, an unlikely success story has emerged in Yuma. The men’s soccer team at Arizona Western College has found great success and is playing in the NJCAA Division 1 National Championship.


Democrats continue to press for action against Gosar, call for censure

WASHINGTON - House Democrats continued to press for action Friday against Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, over a violent cartoon video that appears to show him attacking the president and killing a liberal House Democrat.


With fans back, ASU wrestling hopes All-American talent leads to first NCAA title since 1988

TEMPE – The ASU wrestling program kicked off its final year at Desert Financial Arena with its annual Maroon & Gold scrimmage. With fans back in the stands, the Sun Devils hope to lean on their seven All-Americans to claim their first NCAA title since 1988.


World class: ASU women’s soccer is a global family

TEMPE – With 13 international players on a 31-player roster, Arizona State’s women’s soccer program has mastered international recruiting like no other program in the Pac-12 Conference. Coach Graham Winkworth’s team represents 10 countries on five continents.


‘The Replacements’ help lead Cardinals to a win in San Francisco, improve to 8-1

PHOENIX – The Cardinals came away from San Francisco on Sunday with a victory thanks to a few players who stepped up with key players out.


From Ethier to Westphal to Meyers Drysdale, Arizona Sports Hall Of Fame class honored

PHOENIX - Ann Meyers Drysdale, Andre Ethier and the late Paul Westphal were among the inductees in the latest Arizona Sports Hall Of Fame class.


Serving some discipline: Ironwood’s guide to building elite badminton program

PEORIA – When given the task of building the girls badminton program, Ironwood High School coach Brett Stafford had to do so from the ground up. His commitment to his program has shown through in its success and growth over the past decade.


USDA pledges to address longstanding discrimination against Black farmers

DOUGLAS – The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to establish an equity commission to address decades of discrimination that have kept Black farmers from being successful.