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One of the largest exchanges of bitcoin-currency in the world went offline Dec 5, after an unknown thief hacked into the company’s system and stole $5 million worth of the crypto-currency. The Slovenia based Bitstamp is considered to be the third largest major bitcoin exchange in the world, handling millions of dollars in trade a day and storing just as much money in private servers for their customers.
University of Arizona sophomore linebacker Scooby Wright III was given the Rotary Lombardi Award in Houston on Wednesday, presented annually to the nation’s most outstanding defensive lineman or linebacker. The selection committee is made up of Division I head coaches, media personnel and former winners and finalists of the Rotary Lombardi Award. He also won the 2014 Bronko Nagurski Trophy in Charlotte, N.C. on Monday.
The Mountain Lions won their 1st tournament team title of the season with a great team effort this weekend at the Liberty High School Classic in Peoria , AZ.
University of Arizona football has accepted an invitation to play Boise State at the VIZIO Fiesta Bowl in Phoenix, Ariz., it was announced by the College Football Playoff committee and Arizona Athletics on Sunday. The Wildcats’ game with the Broncos will be played Wed., Dec. 31, at 2 p.m. MT and will air on ESPN.
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Monday, September 15
Canyon Del Oro Little League started the 10-11 Little League Baseball State Championships with a huge win. Host CDO beat Mesa American 15-0 in the first round of the double-elimination tournament.
Oro Valley will host the 10-11 Little League Baseball championships this week. The tournament begins Monday night and will run until July 23rd.
Take a six-mile volunteer-guided hike with a 1,200-foot elevation gain to the Mt. Lemmon fire lookout house then on to a beautiful alpine meadow. Details: Friday, June 20, 9 a.m.; meet at Mount Lemmon Catalina Hwy. milepost 24.9; free; 749-8700 or www.sabinonaturalists.org.
The Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley ski lift is open as a Sky Ride, Thursdays through Mondays, during the summer. The Sky Ride to the summit and back takes about one hour, and travels from 8,200 feet in elevation to 9,100 feet in elevation. Watch for wildlife and summer birds. Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley is the southernmost ski area in the United States, and, compared with the Tucson valley, temperatures here are 30º cooler in the aspen and Ponderosa pine forest.
Llyanna Flores Alvarez smiles at a teacher as she walks back to her seat at the Mountain View graduation.
Llyanna Flores Alvarez, a senior graduate at Mountain View, walks with her diploma in hand.
Allison Grant receives her diploma at the Mountain View graduation.
Cody Hartill walks by the chairs at the Mountain View graduation.
Jess Wuoti receives her diploma and Tyler Woodruff looks to take a seat in the back row at Mountain View’s graduation.
Mountain View High School seniors throw their caps in the air at the end of the ceremony.
Fireworks go off after the Mountain View High School graduation.
Senior graduate, Hannah Faye Zedaker is congratulated after the graduation ceremony.
Natasha Rodriguez celebrates with family after the senior graduation ceremony.
Family and friends surround new senior graduate, Damian Maldonado.
Erica Smith takes off her graduation cap after the ceremony.
Maddie Knipp hugs her mom after the graduation.
Lesly Burboa hugs a family member.
Lesly Burboa smiles as she receives a congratulation from a family member.