Without scholarships or backing, ASU's scrappy Overwatch team has emerged as one of the best in the nation in the collegiate esports scene. (Photo by Sammy Nute/Cronkite News)

Unfunded ASU Overwatch team punches above its weight class in esports

TEMPE – Despite lacking funds and support, ASU's Overwatch esports team defied expectations, climbing into the top 10 national rankings and stunning the collegiate scene.

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Queens, kings of Tucson high school tennis seek another crown

TUCSON – With the Division II AIA tennis playoffs slated to begin this week for both boys and girls, Catalina Foothills looks to add to its lasting footprint in the tennis scene with a pair of state championships to bring each team’s total to 18 and 19, respectively.

With a 12-1 record, sophomore Gracie Petrow and junior Charlotte Henderson of Catalina Foothills High School are the top doubles pair in the AIA’s Division II and hope their success will help bring the Falcons another state championship even after a rocky season. (Photo by Brett Lapinski/Cronkite News)

Arizona baseball league plays the game as it was played in 1860s

BISBEE – The Arizona Vintage Base Ball League isn’t a traditional baseball league. It’s played with rules from the 1860s with hopes of preserving the game's rich history.

The Arizona Vintage Base Ball League isn’t your traditional baseball league. It plays with rules from the 1860s in order to preserve the game’s rich history. (Photo courtesy of Paul “Bucky” Biwer)

Meruelo, Bettman respond to criticism about Arizona Coyotes departure

PHOENIX – Arizona Coyotes owner Alex Meruelo and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman suggested Friday that despite losing the Coyotes to Salt Lake City, both are committed to professional hockey returning to Arizona. “Absolutely I can do it again. Now I really know how things work," Meruelo said.


Walk of shame: ASU football slapped with probation, scholarship reductions

Following NCAA Level I violations during the Herm Edwards era that “seriously undermine or threaten the integrity of college sports,” the Arizona State athletic department faces punishments extending into the move to the Big 12 conference.


ASU Women’s Golf riding depth, hot streak into postseason

TEMPE – Driven by a simple mindset, No. 12-ranked Arizona State women’s golf heads into the final Pac-12 championship in Pullman coming off two wins and runner-up finish. Behind a deep roster, the Sun Devils aren’t intimidated by the tough field.

Ashley Menne, Grace Summerhays hold the trophy with the Arizona State Women’s Golf team to celebrate a dominant win at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Lihue, Hawaii on March 19, 2024. (Photo courtesy of ASU Athletics)