Bear Down…and Blog!
Current and former University of Arizona athletes are always making news and not always in traditional mediums. We scoured the Internet and found Wildcats online by visiting these lynx
LaMont “Momo” Jones
and the University of Arizona men’s basketball team watched as a chance to jump into the national rankings bounced from them with an 87-65 loss to BYU on Dec. 11 in Salt Lake City. The Wildcats have a chance to get back on track at home on Thursday in the Fiesta Bowl Classic against Northern Arizona and with a Sunday ACC-road matchup at North Carolina State.
Despite being a multiple gold-medal-winner Olympic swimmer, you get the feeling that Amanda Beard knows what it feels like to drown. The former University of Arizona swimmer announced on Tuesday that she’s currently working with Touchstone on her memoirs.
“In the Water They Can’t See You Cry,” is a tell-all of Beard’s life outside the pool and her bouts with booze, drugs and eating disorders. The 29-year old plans to release the book in April of 2012, right around the start of the 2012 Olympic Games in London — where Beard is looking to add to her seven-career Olympic medals.
The basketball court at McKale Center will have a different look with some revamped LED lights around on the banners. Here’s a sneak peak via Facebook:
The Sporting News and the College Football News Today have named Arizona defensive tackle Justin Washington to their Freshman All-American teams.
“Mike and I are happy to share that our family will be a foursome by early summer. Ava is ready to be a big sister.”
- Annika Sorenstam, Arizona alum and retired No. 1 women’s golfer in the world, announcing the latest addition to the Wildcat family. Many congrats, Sorenstam family.
“This “southern fried stings” show is a cross between cops, dog the bounty hunter, and cheaters”
- Isaiah Fox scratching his head while watching television.
“I think it’s really dope when someone who looks like they have no interest in sports notices me… Old man in borders was cool as hell…”
- Ex-Cat Andre Iguodala, who stands at 6-feet, 6-inches tall and 207 pounds, surprised that he’s getting noticed out in public, presumably in the Philadelphia community where he plays for the 76ers.
“First time Ive worked a 9 to 5 today.. Might not ever”
- Brendon Lavender better improve his 5.1 points-per game average if he’s to avoid the workforce.