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Arizona baseball’s Chip Hale wins Pac-12 Coach of the Year

Arizona Wildcats baseball coach Chip Hale was named the Pac-12 Coach of the Year for the 2024 season.
2 days ago
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Associated Press

No. 19 Arizona beats No. 16 Utah behind fast start

Noah Fifita threw for two touchdowns and No. 19 Arizona beat No. 16 Utah 42-18 for its first five-game winning streak in nine years.
6 months ago
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Arizona baseball standout Chase Davis picked in 1st-round by Cardinals

Arizona Wildcats outfielder Chase Davis was taken No. 21 overall by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2023 MLB Draft on Sunday in Seattle. 
11 months ago
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Alex Weiner

Arizona sports bettors wager over $644 million in March, 2nd-highest month on record

Bettors wagered over $644 million on sports in March, the second-highest month since sports gambling was made legal in 2021.
11 months ago
Grand Canyon infielder Jacob Wilson (2) runs to first base during a College Baseball game between t...
Alex Weiner

MLB names Chase Field combine participants, GCU’s Jacob Wilson among top prospects

MLB announced the participating draft-eligible players, a group involving 12 players coming in from Arizona high schools and universities.
11 months ago
Arizona Wildcats Right-Handed Pitcher Tommy Splaine (20) waves off his pitcher to tag first during ...
Wills Rice

GCU, Arizona to be featured in MLB’s Desert Invitational in Phoenix

It was announced Friday that the GCU Lopes and Arizona Wildcats are part of an expansion of the MLB Desert Invitational tournament in Phoenix.
1 year ago
Nikash Nath

Arizona Wildcats picked to host inaugural Pac-12 Softball Championship

The Pac-12 announced that the Arizona Wildcats will serve as hosts for the inaugural Pac-12 Softball Championship in 2023.
2 years ago
Arizona Wildcats Right-Handed Pitcher Tommy Splaine (20) waves off his pitcher to tag first during ...
Associated Press

Arizona keeps season alive with comeback win over Miami

Arizona rallied to beat No. 7 overall seed Miami 4-3 on Sunday, knocking the Hurricanes out of the Coral Gables Regional.
2 years ago
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Associated Press

Arizona baseball survives against Canisius, awaits Miami-Mississippi winner

Arizona baseball kept its season alive with a 7-5 win over Canisius Sunday morning and will play the winner of Miami-Mississippi at 4 p.m.
2 years ago
Arizona Wildcats Right-Handed Pitcher Tommy Splaine (20) waves off his pitcher to tag first during ...
Associated Press

Arizona baseball falls to Mississippi, to face Canisius in loser-out game

Mississippi rally to beat Arizona 7-4 on Saturday night at the Coral Gables Regional after Peyton Chatagnier went 3-for-4 with four RBI.
2 years ago
Associated Press

Arizona Wildcats eliminate Oregon State in Women’s College World Series

Carlie Scupin had three hits and Arizona defeated fellow Pac-12 member Oregon State 3-1 in an elimination game on Friday night.
2 years ago
Arizona Wildcats Catcher Daniel Susac (6)  hits a foul ball down the third base line during the PAC...
Kellan Olson

Arizona baseball’s NCAA Tournament start vs. Ole Miss postponed

Arizona baseball's start to the NCAA Tournament on Friday against Ole Miss has been postponed to Saturday.
2 years ago
Carter Young (31) Grand Canyon Right Handed Pitcher sets before a pitch during a baseball game betw...
Arizona Sports

Arizona, GCU baseball make 2022 NCAA Tournament as at-large bids

Both Arizona and GCU's baseball teams made the field of 64 in the 2022 NCAA Tournament as at-large bids on Monday.
2 years ago
Arizona Wildcats Outfielder Chase Davis (5)  slides into third base during game 1 of the PAC12 Base...
Associated Press

Arizona to face ASU in Pac-12 Tournament elimination game after loss to Stanford

Stanford plays in Saturday's semifinals against the winner of Friday's loser-out game between Arizona and Arizona State.
2 years ago
Arizona St. center fielder Joe Lampe (5) fouls off a pitch during the game between the Arizona Stat...
Alex Weiner

Bracket set for inaugural Pac-12 Baseball Tournament in Scottsdale

Eight teams will compete in the inaugural 2022 Pac-12 Baseball Tournament in Scottsdale starting this week.
2 years ago
Running back Rachaad White #3 of the Arizona State Sun Devils scores on a 2-yard rushing touchdown ...
Jake Anderson

Media poll has Arizona State finishing 3rd, Arizona last in Pac-12 South

The Arizona State Sun Devils also received six first-place votes, which was tied with the Utah Utes for the second-most in the Pac-12 South.
3 years ago
APRIL 04: Manager Chip Hale #3 of the Arizona Diamondbacks in the dugout before the MLB opening day...
Arizona Sports

Arizona baseball hires Chip Hale as the program’s newest head coach

The Arizona Wildcats have hired Chip Hale as the school's newest baseball head coach.
3 years ago
Arizona head coach Jay Johnson (AP File Photo/Ted Kirk)...
Associated Press

LSU hires UArizona’s Jay Johnson as baseball coach

Arizona baseball coach Jay Johnson has agreed to leave the Wildcats for the LSU head job.
3 years ago
Starting Arizona pitcher Garrett Irvin leaves the mound after allowing three runs in the third inni...
Associated Press

Hot-hitting Stanford sends Arizona packing with CWS win

Arizona lost 7-6 to Vanderbilt in 12 innings Saturday and went two games and out at the CWS for the first time in five appearances since 1985.
3 years ago
Vanderbilt's Jayson Gonzalez (99) hits a single to drive in the winning run against Arizona in the ...
Associated Press

Arizona Wildcats fall to Vanderbilt in 12 innings in CWS opener

The Arizona Wildcats baseball team lost to the Vanderbilt Commodores 7-6 in 12 innings on Saturday night in their 2021 College World Series opener.
3 years ago
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Associated Press

Arizona baseball punches ticket to College World Series with Game 3 win

The Arizona Wildcats baseball team is headed to the College World Series after blowing out Mississippi 16-3 in Game 3 of the Tucson Super Regional Sunday.
3 years ago
Caitlin Lowe (Twitter Photo/@ArizonaSoftball)...
Arizona Sports

Caitlin Lowe named Arizona softball coach following Candrea’s retirement

Arizona Wildcats softball has announced Caitlin Lowe as the next head coach after legendary head coach Mike Candrea retired Monday.
3 years ago
University of Arizona softball head coach Mike Candrea and manager Chip Hale #3 of the Arizona Diam...
Austin Nicholson

Arizona softball coach Mike Candrea retires after 36 years at program

Candrea ended his career as the winningest coach in college softball history with 1,674 wins. He won eight national titles in his 24 WCWS appearances.
3 years ago
Arizona's Tanner O'Tremba (44) gestures as he rounds second on his two-run homer against Grand Cany...
Associated Press

Arizona pulls away from Grand Canyon in Tucson Regional

An Arizona trio combined to drive in seven runs and the Wildcats fought off Grand Canyon at the end for a win in the Tucson Regional late Friday.
3 years ago