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(StatePoint) For many kids, playing sports is an important part of growing up, and that’s a good thing. Sports are a great way for children and adolescents to develop lifelong exercise habits, build relationships, and learn teamwork.
Marana Unified School District Superintendent Doug Wilson will now serve as president of the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) Executive Board. He had previously served as vice president and is serving his third year on the board.
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Residents from Oro Valley and surrounding areas showed up in force on Wednesday evening to voice support for a $2.3 million improvement project at Naranja Park.
In its season opener, the Oro Valley Lacrosse team will square off against cross-town rival Catalina Foothills on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 4:30 p.m.
The Los Angeles Dodgers will return to Kino Stadium on March 21 to play the Chicago Cubs in a spring training game to benefit the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation.
The oldest sport in America is as fresh as ever in Northwest Tucson.
Cole Frost, right, pushes Josh Kelly as he drives for the goal.
Mike Rossetti, right, drives towards the goal as Nick Andress tries to block.
Josh Kelly looks for an open receiver during a lacrosse scrimmage.
Chris Gin, left, keeps the ball away from Cole Frost during a lacrosse scrimmage at James Krieg Park last week.
Tickets go on sale at noon today for the international and Major League Soccer matches and tournament coming up at Kino Sports Complex in January and February.
Seven Major League Soccer teams will be playing nine friendly matches, or friendlies, at Kino Sports Complex from Jan. 29 to Feb. 8, thanks to the efforts of FC Tucson.
Grammy Award-winning DJ and producer Afrojack bring his massive dance beats and electrical new stage show to Kino Sports Complex on Friday, Oct. 26 as part of his 13- city North American “Jacked” tour.
Boosted by continued growth in several girls sports, participation in high school sports increased for the 23rd consecutive year in 2011-12, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).
You can reach even the loftiest of goals. You just have to want it enough. That means persevering — believing in yourself and knowing you deserve to win — even when people tell you “no.”
A former college lacrosse player wants to start a women’s lacrosse team in greater Tucson.
If soccer is a sport largely ignored by most Americans unless the World Cup is going on, then what about lacrosse?
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to The Explorer, Brian Edwards avoids a check from an Estrella player and slides on by.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to The Explorer, Dathan Segle releases the ball while running at an attempt to score.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to The Explorer, Manny Juarez makes a sharp turn to fake out an opposing player in a game in May.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to The Explorer, Attacker Brian Edwards scoops up a dropped ball by the defending team Estrella.
J.D. Fitzgerald/Special to The Explorer, Midfielder Mike Collins passes the ball in a mid-air leap while being checked by an Estrella defender. Oro Valley and Marana high school lacrosse players form a club team that continues to improve.