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Home is everything

Home is everything

By KYLE MCDANIEL To certain people, money isn’t everything. As you peer into the world of sports, though, you see that money has become king. Players seem to care less about the fans and the city they play in and more about what team pays the most money. This isn’t just problem with sports in […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: Madness launches March 14

ATHLETIC VOICE: Madness launches March 14

By CASEY MUSE JR. Ah, March. This the month in which the weather warms, the plants grow and the nation’s most intense single-elimination sports tournament occurs. The NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament will take place March 14-April 3, with games occurring in venues all across the country. The tournament is an opportunity for 68 […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: Trump: 'yuge' sports guy

ATHLETIC VOICE: Trump: ‘yuge’ sports guy

  By CASEY MUSE JR.  Donald J. Trump was officially sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20. As split as society may be, we must try to make the best of the situation and educate ourselves about our new commander in chief. Sports have a knack for making anyone […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: Ruling robs Aztecs

ATHLETIC VOICE: Ruling robs Aztecs

By FRANCISCO ZAPATA After 1,980 minutes of game action in which the men’s soccer team outscored opponents 71-23, three minutes of disruptive postgame behavior by a defeated opponent crumbled Pima’s postseason hopes. When the clock struck zero for the 2016 Division I, Region I Championship game on Oct. 29, Pima players joyfully ran onto the […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: Thank you, Vin Scully

ATHLETIC VOICE: Thank you, Vin Scully

BY BRYAN OROZCO “It’s time for Dodger baseball!” One man uttered that phrase in his dulcet voice for more than 60 years. He moved with the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles in 1958, and called some of the most iconic sports moments in history. The man, of course, is Vin Scully and this year marked […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: Sitting down translates as taking a stand

ATHLETIC VOICE: Sitting down translates as taking a stand

By CASEY MUSE JR Singing the national anthem during a pregame ceremony represents a long-standing tradition in American sports. Why? It sets the tone for competition and reminds participants of how lucky they are to have the opportunity to play sports professionally in this country. The anthem, along with the flag, stands for everything that […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: America's true sports pastime returns

ATHLETIC VOICE: America’s true sports pastime returns

By CASEY MUSE JR This country loves football. Not soccer but good old American football. The NFL returned Sept. 8 and continued with a full slate of Sunday games on the 11th. The league anxiously hopes to hear that it topped ratings records that were set just one season ago. Last year, the NFL saw […]

Athletic Voice: My greatest of all time: Kobe Bryant

Athletic Voice: My greatest of all time: Kobe Bryant

By BRYAN OROZCO When Kobe Bryant announced his retirement last year, a spectrum of emotions and thoughts flooded my mind. Bryant is often referred to only by his first name. His father decided to name him Kobe after seeing the Japanese beef on a menu. Throughout my life, Kobe bested both my beloved New York […]

Athletic Voice: Griffey Jr. makes case for the Hall

Athletic Voice: Griffey Jr. makes case for the Hall

by STEVEN FOWLER Major League Baseball plans to announce the players who will be elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y, on January 6, 2016. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) is conducting research on who should be elected to the Hall of Fame. Suspected steroid user and Home Run King Barry […]

Athletic Voice: Baseball summer bummer

Athletic Voice: Baseball summer bummer

by BRYAN OROZCO The World Series was great for fans of the Kansas City Royals, the New York Mets and the casual baseball watcher, but to those with strong allegiances to other teams, there are mixed feelings. The Royals are the 2015 World Series Champions as they were able to close up the series in […]

Athletic Voice: Kerr is a role model

Athletic Voice: Kerr is a role model

by KIT B. FASSLER It’s basketball season. So it’s time to remember Wildcat Steve Kerr, a legendary name and one of Arizona’s fan favorites. Kerr became such a popular athlete due to his leadership and long range shooting. Kerr received a scholarship to attend the University of Arizona and started his freshman year in the […]

Athletic  Voice: Speed up MLB

Athletic Voice: Speed up MLB

by STEVEN FOWLER Major League Baseball began in North America some 140 years ago, fans nation-wide flocked from great lengths to see two teams square off on the baseball diamond. The roar of the crowd, stale and greasy hot dogs and an ice-cold beer intrigues the crowd, making fans from all walks of life come […]

Athletic Voice: Defying the odds

Athletic Voice: Defying the odds

By VALERIE TURCIOS If you watched the 2014 NFL season, then you must be familiar with the name Odell Beckham Jr., 22, wide receiver for the New York Giants. He was the 12th overall pick in the first round of the 2014 draft and soon became the top rookie in the NFL. At the end […]

Athletic Voice: You can bet on it

Athletic Voice: You can bet on it

By STEVEN FOWLER Should Pete Rose, the all-time hits king for Major League Baseball, be reinstated after nearly four decades of banishment? Pete Rose, 74,  the legendary ball player from Cincinnati, Ohio, played a lengthy 24 seasons where he compiled an MLB record 4,256 hits, in 3,562 games played, another record. Toward the end of […]

ATHLETIC VOICE: Sports teaches lessons

ATHLETIC VOICE: Sports teaches lessons

By TANISHA KNUTZEN Everyone should play sports because these games are a teacher of many life lessons that can provide an advantage in the real world. Being part of a sports team can show a player the importance of learning rules, being a team player, having a competitive mind-set and the power of time management. […]