PAYSON – The recent Gary Hardt Memorial Rodeo in Payson was a night of remembrance for a former rider and roper, and for those in the military for Patriot Night.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks organization rolled out the red carpet to honor soldiers and their families with an array of celebrations throughout Monday’s 7-5 victory against the Colorado Rockies.
SCOTTSDALE – ASU sophomore Preston Summerhays represented the only golfer in the 155-player field from Scottsdale, the home of Grayhawk Golf Club, and healthy pressure on himself to be the best he can be for the local fans.
CHANDLER – Former ASU gymnast Scott Barclay witnessed funding get cut from the Sun Devils men’s gymnastics program in 1993. Over the past 30 years, the ASU Hall of Famer has creatively worked to ensure the school’s decision wasn’t a death sentence for the program.
PHOENIX – Diana Taurasi turned back the clock to record her first double-double of the season and lead the Phoenix Mercury to their first victory in a 90-81 win against the Minnesota Lynx.
PHOENIX – After suffering a massive heart attack last year, former ASU and Phillies pitcher Jake Borup awaits a heart transplant.