Thursday, May 2, 2013 10:30 am
For the first time in more than 40 years, graduating University of Arizona Wildcats will gather at Arizona Stadium to celebrate their transition from hardworking students to proud alumni.
Sunday, January 20, 2013 8:00 am
Pima Community College Performing Arts presents the exuberant jukebox musical comedy "All Shook Up" inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley, with book by Joe Dipietro. Enthusiastically brought to the stage by the creative team of Todd Poelstra, director; Mickey Nugent, choreographer; Nancy Davis Booth, music director; and Dr. Mark Nelson, pit orchestra conductor.
Thursday, August 2, 2012 2:27 pm
Mickey Nugent, who’s directed or choreographed more than 100 shows from New York to California, is the new drama teacher at Green Fields County Day School.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 11:00 pm
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 11:00 pm
The sun had come and gone, and there was the Pima Community
College football team still practicing.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Explorer sports writer Luke Davis interviews Pat Nugent, the former Canyon Del Oro football coach who accepted the job at Pima Community College, last January.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 11:00 pm
Call it the Iron / Gold Canyon Classic. Or the District
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 11:00 pm
First-year Pima Community College head coach Pat Nugent has a
message for local football fans who might be pondering whether to
attend an Aztec game this year.
Explorer file photo, Ex-CDO quarterback Daniel Nicholas will play football for Pima Community College under the direction of CDO's former head coach Pat Nugent. Nicholas and many other locals will suit up for the Aztecs in the coming season.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 11:00 pm
For quite some time, Pima Community College head baseball coach
Edgar Soto has been ready for newly graduated Canyon Del Oro High
School baseball standout Ryan Retz.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 12:00 am
Northwest prep football fans must be wondering what hit
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 12:00 am
In an interview shortly after accepting the head coaching job at
Pima Community College, ex-Canyon del Oro coach Pat Nugent said he
wanted Tucson to “get involved with, and excited about, Pima
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ironwood Ridge High School senior Scott Campbell signed with Pima Community College last Wednesday along with 21 other local high school athletes. Former CDO head football coach Pat Nugent's recruiting goal was to keep local talent in Tucson to play with the Aztecs.
Wednesday, January 28, 2009 12:00 am
When head coach Pat Nugent left the Canyon Del Oro football
program after nine years to take over at Pima Community College, he
took a record of 72-30 and a state title appearance with him.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009 12:00 am
When a football coach’s first official day at a new job involves
sitting in a windowless room answering three hour’s worth of press
questions over the steady buzz of fluorescent lights, it’s a pretty
good indicator the pressure is on.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Canyon Del Oro's former head football coach Pat Nugent said he is going to miss the relationships he build over the past nine years at CDO. Nugent recently resigned from CDO to be the head coach for Pima Community College's football team.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 12:00 am
Pat Nugent, head coach of Canyon del Oro’s powerful football
program for eight years, is being recommended to become the first
full-time football coach at Pima Community College by chancellor
Dr. Roy Flores.
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 12:00 am
“Home, sweet home” always sounds pretty nice.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 12:00 am
For the second straight year, Canyon del Oro’s football Dorados
showed no quit Friday, coming back and “giving ourselves a chance
to win,” coach Pat Nugent said.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, CDO head football coach Pat Nugent talked to the team after their game last month against Prescott. The Dorados finished an 11-2 season with last Friday's 13-7 loss to Scottsdale Chaparral.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 12:00 am
This Thanksgiving, I am thankful, because I got to go home – the
dark green sideline grass of Canyon Del Oro High School’s football
field, for the first time in a long time.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 12:00 am
For about 6-1/2 minutes of football Friday night, the Prescott
Badgers looked like they might have Canyon Del Oro’s number, taking
a 7-0 lead.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 12:00 am
Ask him what he loves about football, and he replies simply,
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 12:00 am
Legendary Penn State head coach Joe Paterno once said of
preparation and mental toughness, “The minute you think you’ve got
it made, disaster is just around the corner.”
Tuesday, October 14, 2008 11:00 pm
It all happens in about a second — the center snaps the football
six yards backward to the holder, who aligns the ball for the
kicker, waiting three steps away.