The Avengers never looked so wild


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The Wildcats assemble for their season opener Sept. 3, 2015, against Texas-San Antonio at Arizona Stadium

The Wildcats assemble for their season opener Sept. 3, 2015, against Texas-San Antonio at Arizona Stadium


Can’t wait for the Arizona football season?

You have 117 more days — a little less than 16 weeks — to wait from today.

The movie theaters show trailers of movies months in advance. AllSportsTucson.com artist Mike Hanaoka offers his vision of the Wildcats assembling Sept. 5, 2015, at Arizona Stadium to face Texas-San Antonio in the season opener. The Avengers never looked so wild, or at least so much like Wilbur the Wildcat.

For the third straight season, Mike will offer his Wilbur drawings depicting the Arizona mascot against the opposing mascot.

Here are Mike’s drawings of the two previous games between Arizona and UTSA in 2013 and 2014, both won by the Wildcats over the Roadrunners:

Site founder and award-winning sports journalist Javier Morales has published his first e-book, “The Highest Form of Living”, a fiction piece about a young man who overcomes a troubled upbringing without his lost father and wayward mother through basketball and hope. His hope is realized through the sport he loves. Basketball enables him to get past his fears. His experience on the court indirectly brings him closer to his parents in a unique, heartfelt way. Please order it at Amazon (for only $4.99) by clicking on the photo:
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Click on this link to access a slideshow of Wilbur drawings by Hanaoka last season.


ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He has also written articles for Bleacher Report and Lindy’s College Sports.

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