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  • Lamb homers, D-backs complete sweep of White Sox 8-6

    Lamb homers, D-backs complete sweep of White Sox 8-6

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-05-25 00:24:49 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-05-25 01:36:05 GMT
    Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt connects for a run-scoring double against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt connects for a run-scoring double against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Arizona beat Chicago 8-6 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep of the White Sox. 

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    Arizona beat Chicago 8-6 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep of the White Sox. 

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  • Players, parents say Phoenix HS basketball powerhouse let them down

    Players, parents say Phoenix HS basketball powerhouse let them down

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-05-24 04:21:54 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-05-25 00:28:57 GMT
    Student-athletes were promised dorms with mattresses but ended up sleeping on the floor. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Student-athletes were promised dorms with mattresses but ended up sleeping on the floor. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    It was the first week of school last September and the players and coaches at Phoenix's Hillcrest Prep should have been focusing on a potential championship season. But instead of practicing, focusing and studying, the Hillcrest program was dealing with a catastrophe.

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    It was the first week of school last September and the players and coaches at Phoenix's Hillcrest Prep should have been focusing on a potential championship season. But instead of practicing, focusing and studying, the Hillcrest program was dealing with a catastrophe.

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    Cunningham named scout for Coyotes

    Cunningham named scout for Coyotes

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:34:35 GMT
    Former Tucson Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham. (Source: Tucson News Now)Former Tucson Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Former Tucson Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham, who nearly died after collapsing before a game in November, has a new job as a scout for the Coyotes.

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    Former Tucson Roadrunners captain Craig Cunningham, who nearly died after collapsing before a game in November, has a new job as a scout for the Coyotes.

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Tucson, AZ (6-3-13) - A premier basketball camp has evolved through the efforts of Joseph Blair, who for fourteen years has conducted a free camp for Tucson's youth.  This camp is free for youth twelve- to eighteen who are  clients of various local charities!  

Tucson Parks & Recreation's Donna Liggins Center (formerly Northwest) is hosting this year's camp on Monday, June 2nd, through Friday, June 6 th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The staff consists of current and former University of Arizona basketball players who instruct individual drills and team play with a 1-to-10 counselor-to-camper ratio.  Additionally, attendees receive vital information on nutrition, social skills, and choosing academic courses.  Mayor Jonathan Rothchild is Monday's featured speaker.

Enhancing the structured curriculum is a post-camp, evening pizza party, plus another evening skating party.  

Blair, a European "Player of the Year"  and  a Wildcat from 1992-1996 is currently a Graduate Assistant Coach with the U of A team. 

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