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Former astronaut James A. McDivitt and four-star general Earl T. O’Loughlin are special guests at the SaddleBrooke Troop Support (STS) luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at SaddleBrooke One clubhouse. Don’t miss this opportunity to listen in to the conversation between these two American heroes as they discuss their phenomenal Air Force and NASA careers and decades of service to our country. Following their conversation there will be an opportunity for Q&A with attendees.
(BPT) - American hockey participation has greatly increased since the early 1990’s, according to USA Hockey, the governing body for organized amateur ice hockey in the U.S. More than just a game, experts say hockey develops skills on the ice that build a foundation for a lifetime. In addition to athletic prowess, the game promotes confidence, pride, focus and responsibility.
After spending much of last season with the Arizona Coyotes, defenseman Connor Murphy said he wanted there to be no doubt that he deserved to be with the club from start to finish this season.
Typically whenever a movie succumbs to the redundant car chase, it means that the screenwriter officially ran out of story to tell. It’s clear that the people behind “Getaway” never had any story to start with, as the entire film plays out like an extended car chase from its opening scene to its ridiculous ending.
Before the sun even rises, 18-year-old Braelyn Henry is in the rink with her boots on and reins in hand directing her quarter horse through a warm up.
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and the Town of Oro Valley, with the support of Bill Adler, will host TUBACHRISTMAS, founded more than three decades ago, in Oro Valley on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m.
When the final school bell rings for summer break this year, many children will plan to come home and spend their three-month vacation in front of the television. However, by providing alternative activities that are still fun and exciting for kids, this summer can be more simulating and beneficial for your children.
Tuba Christmas returns to Oro Valley this Saturday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m.
The Pima County Economic Development and Tourism Department has decided not to approve the one proposal for a Northwest ice rink and sports facility.
Special to The Explorer
Pima County Economic Development and Tourism received documents last week from parties interested in building and running an indoor skating rink, director Tom Moulton said Monday.
Proposals to build a public ice rink near Ina Road and Interstate 10 in Marana are being sought by the Pima County Economic Development and Tourism Department, which expects proposals by Oct. 22.
Explorer file photo, In April 2007, Annabelle Nieman is taught by her skate instructor Laurie Bates at Tucson Ice. Pima County is seeking proposals to build and operate an ice skating facility in a public park near I-10 and Ina Road.
Explorer file photo, Skaters make their way around the ice rink at Tucson Ice in April of 2007. That month, the rink closed, and Tucson has been without a public ice rink since. Proposals are being sought for a new ice rink in Marana near I-10 and Ina Road.
Thinking caps are recommended Wednesday night, when the Oro Valley Town Council, staff and others talk about what to do next with the Naranja Town Site.
Oro Valley leaders on Wednesday will discuss the future of the Naranja Town Site.
May 17, 2006 - From my perch in the last row behind home plate at the University of Arizona's Hillenbrand Stadium I watched as the foul ball sailed over my head and onto the street.
March 29, 2006 - In the world of sports today, having an older mentor is common. Punters have kicking coaches, golfers have swing coaches; no matter the sport or the position, there's a coach.
Feb. 22, 2006 - Tucked away in a closet at home sits a relic of winter sports, a snowboard. It's collecting dust along with an extra microwave and holiday decorations.
Christopher Wuensch, CWuensch@ExplorerNews.com
Nov. 30, 2005 - It's time to lace up the sneakers and get in the starting blocks at Canyon Del Oro High School. Head track coach Jim Truitt has announced that LaTonya Sheffield will join the coaching staff for the Dorado's track and field team.
Jan. 12, 2005 - During the week, Wendy McCurdy is a radiologist for Radiology, LTD. From Monday through Friday Katie Linderman is a student at Catalina Foothills High School.