Since following in his father's footsteps, University of Arizona alumnus Michael Lopez has seen his relationship grow stronger with his dad, UA head baseball coach Andy Lopez.
The smell of freshly cut grass, the sight of white-chalked foul lines, the sound of leather cracking as a ball hits the catcher's mitt.
While it technically may still be winter, here in Tucson, the sun is shining, softball and baseball seasons are quickly approaching, and this year the Wildcats are poised for success on the diamond.
Arizona student-athletes had a momentous week with major feats of athleticism and national awards.
But did you know that kicker Casey Skowron's family came down from Phoenix for the football game against Washington, or that junior forward Brandon Ashley is recovering well from his injury?
Here's a review of some of the week's highlights and more information about your Arizona student-athletes.
Wildcat fans have much to celebrate.
Last week, Arizona football took the win against Colorado during the UA's 100th Homecoming. This week, the team hosts Washington with kickoff scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at Arizona Stadium. Gates open at noon. If you are unable to attend the game, it will be broadcast live on FOX.
More major news this week: Arizona's soccer team was selected in the field of 64 teams to play in the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats' first-round matchup will be against Oklahoma State on Nov. 14 at the Cowgirl Soccer Complex in Stillwater, Okla.
It's homecoming week, and for the 100th edition the University of Arizona football team will host Colorado on Saturday at 6 p.m. Can't make the game? It will be available on the Pac-12 Network and online.
From the launch of a major capital campaign to a globally important liver disease discovery, here are some of the top news stories from the UA during the month of April.
Setting a UA men's basketball record is no easy feat. But the Wildcats did it Sunday night with a 73-53 win over USC, which pushed the team to 17-0 and the record for the best start in school history.
Michael T. Hartley, an assistant professor in the UA College of Education, has launched a Sports and Wellness Camp for veterans with spinal cord injuries and diseases through a $50,000 grant from the Paralyzed Veterans of America Educational Foundation.