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SPORTS
Thursday, September 30, 2004
photo Eller students on par for course

Editor's note: This is the second part of the Wildcat's series examining the relationship between athletics and academics at the UA.

If it's said that most big business deals happen on the golf course, then the PGA and the UA's Eller College must have been listening.

"I could sit across from you in a desk and tell you, 'I'm selling 300 of these,' and we're indoors wearing suits with stale coffee and the whole deal," said William Kane, a 1987 UA graduate and head professional at Randolph Golf Course. "But if I tell you, 'Hey, let's go out and play La Paloma (Resort and Spa) and that it's on me, and we're out having a good time, somewhere, out on the fifth hole, that 300 is going to change." [Read article]

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Classes give new perspective on sports

Coaching courses show students value of leadership skills

Behind every good team is a good coach.

But being a coach is more than producing a winning record - it's creating team chemistry and making the most of the available talent, the basis of a pair of courses offered by the UA Physical Education department.

"Certainly characteristics associated with successful leaders of any kind are also associated with successful coaches," said UA professor Scott Watson, who teaches the Principles of Coaching (PE 385) and Sports in Contemporary Society (PE 410). "One of them is self-confidence, having confidence that you can do something, that you can make a difference, that you are capable of succeeding and meeting your goals." [Read article]

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photo Baseball opens fall ball this week

It may seem appropriate that baseball takes center stage across America near the end of September and early October. But as major league baseball teams jockey for playoff spots and prepare for the postseason, the Arizona baseball team is doing its own bit of preparation, even though its season is still four months away.

The Wildcats start their three-week fall schedule tomorrow at Sancet Stadium as part of a schedule of 15 intrasquad games. [Read article]

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