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The softball season is heading into its third week and the area results have been mixed.
Stan Luketich is a man of very few — but poignant — words.
Baseball has a special place in Ahwatukee Foothills.
Oregon catcher Shaun Chase, a Desert Vista graduate, is off to a decent start to his junior year with the Ducks.
The synagogue is a place with many doors. People enter for a wide range of reasons: to learn, to socialize, to make a contribution to the community, to develop values in our children, to celebrate the seasons of life, to mourn losses of many kinds. However they enter, we welcome them into a caring community.
Arizona Diamondbacks legend Luis Gonzalez was inducted into the Latin American Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday in Laredo, Texas. Gonzalez was the 16th Major League Baseball player to be inducted into the Latin American Sports Hall of Fame that will also honor Tino Martinez as well as seven additional athletes and professionals this Saturday.
With a new year come new trends in home design and decorating. Among them: paler walls contrasted with colorful furniture, and plenty of personal expression, design experts say.
Residents of Mesa can get their first taste of two of the city’s newest public facilities during a special opening event on Jan. 25.
Ernest Shand did his best to keep New Year’s Eve celebration going.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Board of Directors has selected Joe Garagiola as the recipient of the 2014 John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to an individual for extraordinary efforts to enhance baseball’s positive impact on society.
The Husband and Wife Law Team, Mark and Alexis Breyer, selected Jennifer Weber as Teacher Appreciation Award winner for November.
There was only one little blip on the start to C.J. Cron’s career.
C.J. Cron is at bat as his father, Chris, watches during the Arizona Fall League game between the Mesa Solar Sox and Glendale Desert Dogs at HoHoKam Stadium in Mesa on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013.
C.J. Cron bats during the Arizona Fall League game between the Mesa Solar Sox and Glendale Desert Dogs at HoHoKam Stadium in Mesa on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013.
Mountain Pointe is returning to the scene of the crime and that’s no cliché.
Mountain Pointe graduate C.J. Cron had his first season of professional baseball where his final numbers weren’t eye popping.
With small errors adding up to big dollars for travelers, the state Department of Weights and Measures has penalized several airlines for inaccurate luggage scales.
It was an uphill battle from the start and not a good sign for a team fighting for its postseason livelihood.
Halloween, the holiday built around the twin pleasures of playing dress-up and eating too much candy, is obviously a hit with children.
Explore a spooky bat cave, make an animal mask, see live wildlife, encounter costumed characters and trick-or-treat at this annual fall event.
After months of construction, the Chicago Cubs’ new spring training facility is just two months away from full completion. Built in part with taxpayer funds — voters approved a measure for the city to contribute $1.5 million to the project — the Cubs will run the stadium and other accoutrements like the player development facility, indoor batting cage, mini field for infield practice and two full-sized fields. The city will control the neighboring Riverview Park that will feature a lake for fishing and climbing walls among other attractions. Once the stadium is completed in December, the team plans to host open houses for the public and for season-ticket holders to check out the finished product. [Eric Mungenast/Tribune]
Lincoln Powell shares a bat example as him and other pre-k students draw it at Magic Journey Learning Center in the Foothills on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
Cole Tucker couldn’t help himself; not with his personality.
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding suspects responsible for causing several thousands of dollars of damage to car windows across the East Valley with a pellet gun.
Avid Southwest gardeners see August as a time to enjoy the beauty of summer annuals, the bounty of a summer garden harvest, and the shade of the early morning or late afternoon. Southwest gardeners also mark August as the traditional beginning of the fall vegetable garden. Some fall vegetables should be planted by seed as early as mid-August: squashes like acorn, butternut and Hubbard; zucchini; melons like “Crenshaw,” honeydew, and casaba; fall sweet corn; tomatoes; peppers; and green beans. And September marks the beginning of the fall vegetable planting season — the most abundant season in desert gardening. So, preparing the garden’s soil is on every vegetable grower’s August checklist.