Far from home, a gymnast looks to stick landing

By Noah Auclair/Arizona Sonora News Payton Bellows sits near the University of Arizona main library, smiling and laughing as she talks about her hometown, thousands of miles away on the East Coast. A naturally outgoing person with dark hair, her biggest passion in life, and the reason she traveled so far from home, is gymnastics….

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Juggling life as a player, a dad and a coach

By Mark Lawson/Arizona Sonora News It’s a Wednesday evening after school, and the echo of basketballs bouncing across the two courts that make up the LEAD Athletics facility near Tucson International Airport can be heard long before you make your way into the gym. The same hardwood floors that Arizona Wildcat legends such as Mike…

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Ice hockey in the desert

The Tucson Roadrunners are new to Tucson, bringing in players from all across the world. In only their second season in Tucson, the Roadrunners are having great success as a team, and their fanbase is growing as well making the playoffs in the AHL league where they won their first playoff game in franchise history….

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