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Dynamic ‘Dance Fusion’ on tap

Dynamic ‘Dance Fusion’ on tap

By DEANNA SHERMAN Pima Community College dance students will present their semester work in the spring concert, “Dance Fusion,” on May 8 and 9. Under the direction of instructor Nolan Kubota, the recital will feature an array of dance styles that are both diverse and dynamic. The program will feature familiar dance styles such as […]

Pima athletes come and go for the next season

Pima athletes come and go for the next season

By DEANNA SHERMAN As we say goodbye to the scholastic 2014-15 year at Pima Community College, let’s not forget about the athletes who made this year special and also introduce the student athletes we have to look forward to next year. Pima men’s basketball players Matt O’Boyle and Esteban Lopez are continuing their collegiate careers […]

Best Bets

Best Bets

Compiled by Deanna Sherman It’s almost summer time in Tucson! Be prepared to step outside and enjoy the dry heat for an array of food, music and activities. ‘Newsies’ – April 21-26 Disney’s “Newsies” is coming to Tucson. The popular and wildly entertaining musical will be performed at Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. The […]

Best Bets: Multiple outdoor events abound

Best Bets: Multiple outdoor events abound

Compiled by Deanna Sherman Mexican Baseball Spring Training:  March 13-29 Four Triple-A teams from the Liga Mexicana De Beisbol league of Mexico will play in a series of 12 exhibition games at the Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way. Check the website calendar for dates. Fans can purchase tickets at the Kino box office. […]

BY THE NUMBERS: March Madness

BY THE NUMBERS: March Madness

Compiled by Deanna Sherman 9.2 quintillion* Chances of you filling out a “perfect bracket.” 60 million* Number of Americans who fill out a bracket each year. $1 billion* Amount of money potentially spent on off-book gambling. $1.34 million*** The average cost for a 30-second ad during March Madness in 2012. $100,000*** Payment total that Warren Buffet […]

Venues to watch UA men’s basketball

Venues to watch UA men’s basketball

By DEANNA SHERMAN March Madness is almost upon us! The No. 5 nationally ranked University of Arizona men’s basketball team is getting ready for the most exciting time in collegiate sports. If you’re looking to go out and enjoy the game with friends or family, here are my Top 10 places in Tucson to watch […]

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Aztecs end season with heartbreaker

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Aztecs end season with heartbreaker

By DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College’s women’s basketball team ended its season early in a loss to Phoenix College 55-53 on March 4 at the West Campus gym. Despite Pima having the No. 1 seed over No. 4 Phoenix going into the Region I, Division II Tournament semi-finals, the Aztecs struggled to pull out […]

Aztecs swing into good start

Aztecs swing into good start

By DEANNA SHERMAN The Pima Community College softball team (6-1, 4-0 in ACCAC) picked up its second straight conference sweep on Feb. 10 at the West Campus. The Aztecs beat Mesa Community College as the pitching staff of sophomore Alexis Alfonso and freshman Odalis Orduno held the Mesa offense. Sophomore Brianna Quiroz went 4 for […]

Tucson filmmaker launches latest zombie short

Tucson filmmaker launches latest zombie short

  By DEANNA SHERMAN Zombies are coming to a theater near you, thanks to Tucson filmmaker Peter Leon. Leon’s newest short film, “Copper Creek: Genesis” is his sixth released and is a sequel to the first installment, “Copper Creek.” Leon is also producing the film, which he co-wrote with friend J. Patrick Ohld. The short […]