Remember last year when a male high school wrestler forfeited a round in the state championships rather than wrestle a girl? This time it’s a high school baseball team in Phoenix forfeiting the championship because their opponent’s second baseman is a girl. In both cases, religious beliefs were cited as the reason. Who is at the center of this latest controversy? Freshman Paige Sultzbach, who
When the NCAA Women’s College World Series opens Thursday at the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, the eight teams represented will have each traveled a thrilling road to the championships. If you’re a softball fan, you’ve probably followed the season of your favorite team, or at least tuned in to the Super Regionals. But if you’re not a regular
Do you like to drive fast? Are you a woman? If you answered yes, then the following event may be perfect for you. Real open wheel Indy style race cars, high performance Corvettes and guess what? We’re offering a discount on registration!! Auto racing legend Lyn St. James is hosting the first-ever “Lyn St. James Need for Speed Experience,” combining classes in high-performance race car driving
The College Corner Year Champion Record 2007 Arizona (50-14-1) 2006 Arizona (54-11) 2005 Michigan (65-7) 2004 UCLA (47-9) 2003 UCLA (54-7) 2002 California (56-19) 2001 Arizona (65-4) 2000 Oklahoma (66-8) 1999 UCLA (63-6) 1998 Fresno St. (52-11) 1997 Arizona (61-5) 1996 Arizona (58-9) 1995 UCLA (50-6) 1994 Arizona (64-3) 1993 Arizona (44-8) 1992 UCLA (54-2) 1991 Arizona (56-16) 1990 UCLA (62-7) 1989 UCLA (48-4) 1988
June 6 2007 – After dropping the first game to Tennessee, Arizona bounced back to take the final two contests in the best of three Women’s College World Series championships. Game two was a nail-biter that went 10 innings. The Wildcats capped their title run on June 6, with a 5-0 victory over the Lady Volunteers. With the win, Arizona has its eighth NCAA title
June 6 2006 – Arizona beat Northwestern 5-0 for the 2006 NCAA Softball Championship. The Wildcats won 20 of its last 22 games, and rode the right arm of Alicia Hollowell all the way to the championship. A four-time All-American, Hollowell pitched 43 innings, striking out a record 64 hitters and allowing only two earned runs in a WCWS-record six complete games.