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(BPT) - At 47 years old, a stroke was the last thing Brian Donlan of Babylon, New York, expected when he arrived at his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu workout. Feeling healthy and in shape, he was passionate about fitness and martial arts and frequently practiced at the dojo or competed in tournaments. But when the workout ended and he couldn’t stand or speak, he knew something was wrong.
Two area wrestlers won their weight classes at Flowing Wells Invitational, annually one of the one of the toughest wrestling tournaments in the state.
Ironwood Ridge’s Danny Vega is the odds-on favorite to win the 113-pound state title next month, but the work he did over the summer is just as impressive, if not more so. Vega won the “triple crown” of wrestling by winning three distinctly different national championship tournaments.
(BPT) - When the holiday lights fade for another year, the excitement really begins with the arrival of big games and tournaments in top winter sports like football, basketball and hockey. If you’ll be playing game-day host for your team of fans, you know the flavors of the food you serve are as important as the clarity of your flat-screen TV.
ll three high schools in the Amphitheater School District are working to keep graduation night safe for our seniors, and the community. The Annual Oro Valley Cup Golf Tournament benefiting Project Graduation will be held Friday, February 6, 2014 at the Hilton El Conquistador Country Club in Oro Valley.
With last summer’s opening of the modern streetcar, a bridge has been made that connects Tucsonans to a multitude of restaurants, bars, and shops along the most happening stretches of downtown. This is all well and good for the adult crowd, but what about the kids? Surely there must be some family friendly havens within the night-life fray. Luckily for those asking such questions, a couple of hot spots do exist - and in what better form than the arcade? For over 40 years arcades have enchanted our youth with brilliant lights and the piercing sounds of bells and whistles that fill the room with an intoxicating excitement. Nostalgic for adults and fresh to children, the classic arcades located along the streetcar route are sure to be a big hit for families looking for something out of the ordinary.
On Friday night, Marana, without two starters and just eight players in uniform, edged Flowing Wells 32-30. The win was not easy, but nothing has been this year for the Tigers. The win boosted the Tigers’ record to 13-3, not bad for a team that did not have a coach in the middle of September.
Former CDO standout Shelley Duncan was named the manager of the Hillsboro Hops, the Single-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Duncan, who retired from baseball last year. He was set to be a volunteer assistant at the University of Arizona before taking the position within the Diamondbacks organization.
With a focus on sustaining a quality community, the Tucson Association of REALTORS® views its title sponsorship of the 25th Annual Tucson Association of REALTORS® Shootout – presented by the Fort Lowell Soccer Club -- as a dynamic way to advance the region’s economy.
Two Catalina Foothills robotics teams took home top awards at the 2014 Arizona First Lego League (FLL) Championship, held at Arizona State University on Dec. 13.
While student athletes don’t have many scholastic worries over the winter break, they hardly have time off. Most northwest teams competed in holiday tournaments.
Coronado Little League is now Oro Valley Little League, in part because of the league’s experience at the 9-10 Little League State Tournament in Paradise Valley. The team finished second in the event, falling to Santa Rita Little League 5-4 in the final game. Top Row: Kevin Conforti, JJ Collins, Mitchell Hallett, Cole Clarkson, Clayton Dirtadian, Cole Anderson. Bottom Row: Trent Vanoni, Nick Warren, Nick Feltes, Mason White, Collin Ottley. Manager: Ben White. Asst coaches: Doug Ottley & Robert Feltes
There is a lot of wrestling talent in the northwest part of Tucson, with a number of teams that can make some noise at state.
For those looking to enjoy some golfing in the next week, a 18-hole golf tournament will take place on Saturday, Dec. 27 at Quail Canyon Golf Course.
Hopes are high around the Ironwood Ridge girls soccer program. The Nighthawk girls are coming off a playoff appearance and are off to a great start this season after winning the Brandon Bean Kickoff Classic.
The Tortolita Middle School 7th grade girls soccer team won the Northwest League Championship against Wilson Middle school thanks to a 3-1 win.
26th Annual Mountain View High School Dual Tournament
For $1 million the Town of Oro Valley is getting over 300 acres of prime land in the middle of our community, over 31,000 square feet of useable space for recreation, meetings, exercise, and food and beverage services, 31 tennis courts, two swimming pools, and 3 golf courses. By any measure this is a good deal when one considers that we have many homes in Oro Valley that far exceed the $1 million figure.
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.
This is the last year for Julie Walters as head coach of the Catalina Foothills boys soccer team and the Falcons want to make another run at a state title.
When an injury in December 2012 forced Robert Acosta to put his soccer dreams on hold, he returned from New York to his hometown of Tucson with five outfits, a couple training jerseys, and $18 to his name.
Please join us for the IMPACT of Southern Arizona Golf Classic on Jan. 30, 2015. The event is dedicated in memory of Bob Richards, a passionate supporter of IMPACT of Southern Arizona and past Board member and president. We will have a great day of golf at the beautiful del Lago Golf Club in Vail.
The Southern Arizona male and female high school golfers with the lowest adjusted scoring average have been announced. Averages for each competitive round played by each high school golfer were computed and adjusted for the course rating and slope of the courses played.
The 2014 fall sports season has come to a close for teams on the Northwest side. Multiple state titles were won, winning streaks were had and records were broken. Here are the best of the best, your All-Northwest selections.