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'Flip Throw' a Dangerous Weapon on the Soccer Field

UANews | September 12, 2013
At age 8, Jaden DeGracie was focused on gymnastics until her coach found a way for her to incorporate her skills into the sport of soccer by way of a flip throw-in. Now a freshman on the UA soccer team, DeGracie is one of three team members to master the move, which combines expert ball handling with a front handspring.

National Organization Recognizes Trio of Wildcat Football Players

UANews | September 9, 2013
The College Football Performance Awards, a national organization, recognized Wildcats Ka'Deem Carey, Tra'Mayne Bondurant and Jake Fischer. For their performance, the three Arizona football players received honorable mentions.

Game One: Wildcats vs. Lumberjacks

UANews | August 28, 2013
Football season kicks off Friday, when the Wildcats take on the Lumberjacks at Arizona Stadium. Arizona will be looking for its 11th straight win against Northern Arizona University. The new season brings several significant changes for Arizona Football, including a renovated stadium with new turf.

Kicking Cancer: Lexe Selman's Journey

UANews | August 16, 2013
In her last year of high school, Lexe Selman was a top-100 soccer recruit. Then she became ill and was eventually diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. Even though doctors said Selman had "very little chance" of surviving, she is now a UA student preparing for her first game as a Wildcat.

Dave Sitton Made 'Immeasurable' Contributions to UA, Tucson Community

UANews | August 12, 2013
Dave Sitton, a former UA baseball player, longtime UA rugby coach and the voice of Arizona football and basketball on television, has died. Sitton also served as marketing director for The University of Arizona Cancer Center and was active in a number of local charities.

Track and Field Arizona Athletes Ready for World Championships

UANews | August 8, 2013
Several coaches and athletes will represent the UA Wildcats track and field program at the 2013 IAAF World Championships, which begins Saturday in Russia. The UA affiliates include head coach Fred Harvey, UA senior-to-be Alyssa Hasslen and former Wildcats Brigetta Barrett and Georganne Moline.

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