Meet author at Deer Valley Rock Art Center

April 1, 2010

Susan Lowell, this year’s ONEBOOKAZ winner for her bilingual title, "The Three Little Javelinas/Los Tres Pequeños Jabalíes,” will read from her story from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 23, at Arizona State University’s Deer Valley Rock Art Center.

The event is free and open to the public, in collaboration with the Arizona State Library Archives and Public Records, sponsor of ONEBOOKAZ. Download Full Image

“The Three Little Javelinas” is the story of wild Southwestern cousins of pigs, not the typical story of the three little pigs. Living in homes built of tumbleweeds and cacti, the first two javelinas are soon running from the hungry coyote, who had hoped to eat them with red chili sauce. And where do they go for shelter? To their wise sister, who made her house with strong adobe bricks, of course!

The Deer Valley Rock Art Center has the largest concentration of Native American petroglyphs in the Phoenix Valley. Visitors hike a quarter-mile trail to view more than 1,500 petroglyphs made between 800 and 5,000 years ago. The museum aims to promote preservation, connection and respect for the site and is are a destination for families to learn about archaeology in their own backyard.

The center is managed by one of the top archaeology programs in the country at Arizona State University and is a Phoenix Point of Pride. It is located at 3711 W. Deer Valley Road, two blocks west of 35th Avenue.

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Boateng playing at NABC Senior All-Star game

April 2, 2010

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Sun Devil senior Eric">">Eric Boateng will play in the 2010 Reese's College All-Star game today (Friday, April 2) at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Tipoff is set for 4:35 p.m. ET and the game will be televised on CBS College Sports. Download Full Image

Boateng, who already has his degree in Global Studies averaged 8.8 points and 7.2 boards and shot 66.5 percent from the field (117-of-176) this season, setting an ASU record. He was one of the most improved players in the nation as he scored 57 points last year. He was 68-of-103 (.660) from the field in Pac-10 play, also best in the league.

He had a monster game vs. UCLA on March 6 with 16 points, 14 rebounds, three assists, four blocks and zero turnovers in 34 minutes and also notched 19 points and 13 boards vs. Cal on Jan. 28.

In his final 13 games he was 60-of-86 (.698) from the floor and averaged 11.2 points and 8.8 boards with 16 blocks.

He had made 14 straight shots entering the March 4 USC game, as he is the only D-I player to make 11-of-11 in D-I in a game this year when he did it at Stanford on Feb. 25. Jon Avery of IUPUI was 10-of-10 against Oral Roberts on Jan. 14, 2010 as was Dominic Calegari of UC Davis vs. UC Irvine on the same might).

He also had career-best 24 points at Stanford on Feb. 25.

11-OF-11 Field goal games in a Pac-10 game
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Bryce Taylor (Oregon) vs. USC (March 10,2007/Pac-10 Tournament)
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Marques Johnson (UCLA) at California (Feb. 27, 1976)