Monday, July 15, 2013 11:46 am
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) have raised $705,395 in support of the families of the 19 firefighters who perished fighting the Yarnell fire as well as members of the community who have been affected by the fires.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 1:52 pm
Tucson Padres Game Summary
Thursday, June 6, 2013 9:14 am
The University of Arizona's Olympic silver medalist high jumper Brigetta Barrett has been named the Pac-12 Conference Woman of the Year for the 2012-13 academic year, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has announced.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 4:00 am
It was a capacity crowd on March 21 as the Los Angeles Dodgers took on the Chicago Cubs in the final of two spring training games to come to Tucson’s Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium this year.
Thursday, January 31, 2013 9:27 am
The Tucson Padres and the Pima County Sports & Tourism Authority have announced the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres will play a split-squad Spring Training game at Kino Stadium on Sunday, March 17 at 1:05 pm. The game pairs the Tucson Padres Major League affiliate against the Major League team closest to Tucson. Both teams have a second Spring Training game that day in the Phoenix area.
Monday, January 21, 2013 11:11 am
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.
Friday, January 11, 2013 2:45 pm
Gov. Jan Brewer named Shaun Rieve as the new Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs. Mr. Rieve replaces Lorna Romero, who was appointed Director of Legislative Affairs in November.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 4:00 am
The numbers we should all be concerned about: 23% is the largest portion of our workforce in Pima County. This sector works in the service industry. Followed by Government sector at 19%.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 11:02 am
The Tucson Padres have announced their home dates for the 2013 season at Kino Stadium. The 72 game home schedule starts Friday, April 12 against the San Francisco Giants Triple-A affiliate, the Fresno Grizzlies. The opening homestand continues through Friday, April 19 when the Padres host the Salt Lake Bees, the Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Monday, June 18, 2012 12:50 pm
Reno 9 Tucson 4 - Saturday
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 4:00 am
The Southern Arizona Arts and Culture Alliance teamed up with the La Encantada Mall and local eateries on June 2, from to present the Splash! summer charity event.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 10:53 am
A kaleidoscope of visually striking sights will light up the night at the Splash, summer charity event benefiting the arts.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 4:00 am
Parents looking for a fun opportunity for students this summer can take advantage of the Marana Magic School Bus program this summer.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 4:00 am
In past years, Tucson has played host to the annual spring
training for Major League Baseball. Teams such as the Chicago White
Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies have constantly
been coming here to Tucson for their spring training.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 4:00 am
Three local businesses have started a drive to collect 20,000
turkeys this holiday season for struggling food banks.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 3:00 am
Last Friday, Oro Valley and much of Northwest Tucson came out to
pay tribute to one of its fallen angels.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 4:00 am
The big winners when the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles
Dodgers play in Tucson this Friday, March 25, will be the fans and
the Tucson Together Fund.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 6:00 am
All eyes were on the players but the spectators’ hearts were
with a little girl who loved baseball. On Monday afternoon, about
7,400 people attended a special spring training game at Kino
Veterans Memorial Stadium in support of the Christina-Taylor Green
Memorial Fund. Green was the 9-year-old killed during the Jan. 8
shootings that took the lives of six people and injured Rep.
Gabrielle Giffords, among others. It was one of several events
being held this week in support of the shooting victims and their
Arizona Diamondback Kelly Johnson cracked a ball out to the outfield Monday afternoon.
John Green and son, Dallas, walked to the stand Monday evening after the youngster threw the opening pitch of a fundraiser game featuring the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Chicago White Sox.
Thursday, February 3, 2011 9:08 am
In preparations for their first season, the Tucson Padres, the
Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, have announced their
front office staff. Baseball front office veterans, new additions
and former athletes have joined the roster.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 12:00 am
Baseball enthusiasts agree there are few things better than
sitting around with fellow fans, tossing out stats and arguing over
who was the best player of their era. Well, maybe one thing tops
everyone's list of major league events, and that's playing ball
with the pros themselves.
Jonathan Willey/Special to The Explorer, Most baseball fans dream of pitching to a major leaguer. Ken Fey got to live out that dream on day five of fantasy camp, when he faced legendary second-baseman Ernest Lee “Junior” Spivey.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Oro Valley’s Ken Fey got a taste of what it’s like to be a professional baseball player when he attended the 6th Annual Arizona Diamondbacks Fantasy Camp last week. The experience, says Fey, was “first class all the way.”
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 12:00 am
OV hosts 1st virtual Council on Your Corner