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Not since 1977 have such an unlikely handful of misfits stepped forward to save the universe from evil. Taking a page straight out of the original “Star Wars” (or Episode IV: New Hope) playbook, “Guardians of the Galaxy” delivers a fast-paced story combining camaraderie, humor and even some sexual tension between the main characters. This richly talented group comes together to make “Guardians of the Galaxy” a funny, playful and marvelous summer hit.
Ironwood Ridge wrestler Danny Vega had a stellar summer, winning three big time national tournaments, including two last weeks.
Mountain View has hired new baseball and softball coaches for the 2014-15 season.
(Family Features) The Big Ten, the nation's oldest collegiate conference, is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor by highlighting its 2014 class of honorees. Twenty-four student-athletes from 17 different sports received the honor, the first established award in intercollegiate athletics to demonstrate support for the educational emphasis placed on athletics.
A four-day wrestling camp would be tough enough, but set it outdoors and make the participants camp out can make things extra difficult. If that’s not enough, add a whitewater rafting trip and a two-day van ride from Arizona to Colorado.
The Marana Wrestling Club went to Colorado for a grueling wrestling camp that included actually camping outdoors. Here the team and their chaperones pose after a tough conditioning run.
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Jake Bewley has a plan. The recent Marana grad is going to go to Cochise College and earn a degree in aircraft welding. It is a degree that lands you in a field with a lot of demand, but Bewley hopes he never has to use it.
Last week, more than 700 Marana and Mountain View students started a new chapter in their lives.
John Reynolds, son of Kevin Reynolds and Marylee O’Connor, is graduating first in his class.
Even when things looked grim, the Mountain View wrestling team never gave up en route to a runner-up finish in the D-II state tournament.
First came the field trip. On an outing organized by the Marana School District, my six-year-old daughter and her fellow first graders were all taken to the Tucson Rodeo, where the main event during the two hours they spent there was Calf “Tie-down Roping”.
The Mountain View High School wrestling team finished runner-up in the D-II state tournament.
Tait Kvistad from Burns, Wyoming wrestles a steer to the ground.
A 64-year-old woman was walking outside of a Subway restaurant on the east side when a man snatched her purse right out of her hands. But what the thief wasn't expecting was for the woman to fight back and pull his hood over his head.
The Ironwood Ridge Nighthawks’ wrestling team came away with a first-place finish in the Las Cruces Invitational this weekend.
As we got older, sure our schedules became a little busier. I was involved in school events, my brothers had football, wrestling and other clubs, but we always had dinner together. We laughed, shared stories and were close to our parents.
A lot has changed about the college experience in the past 75 years. Today's students are digitally connected in ways one never could have imagined back then. College majors exist now that might have sounded like science fiction decades ago.
CNN) -- For the first time since stepping down as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has publicly addressed the possibility of running for president.
It is a universal gladiatorial sport with over 3,000 years of history, but not even Olympic wrestling is immune to the present day demand for downsizing and dollar pinching. Nevermind that it is one of the oldest sports in the Olympics today. Nevermind that it harbors more sporting merit than approved events such as table tennis, BMX, beach volleyball, and sailing. On Feb.12, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted to remove wrestling from its list of core sports, thus eliminating any chance of the sport’s automatic Olympic appearance for the first time in over 100 years.
Given the quotidian American lifestyle that is filled with stress and worry, having some form of an escape from the mundane is essential, a place where one can turn off their cell phone, forget about external monotony, shut themselves away from pressures, and ultimately become lost in something fresh. For Oro Valley residents, this haven just might be found in The Great American Playhouse.