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Tohono O’odham nation celebrates success of Baboquivari b-ball

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SELLS, AZ - The Baboquivari girls basketball team is gunning for its 3rd trip to state championship game in last three years. The team's success is uniting members of the Tohono O'odham nation from the border with Sonora, Mexico all the way to the San Xavier Mission in Tucson.

Paul Cicala reports on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation just in front of the international boundary between the USA and Mexico. Much of the Tohono O'odham land and people have been cut off by the border.

Paul Cicala

Paul Cicala is a 2-time winner of the prestigious”Edward R. Murrow Award” for his reporting/anchoring in news & sports. Paul Cicala has also been nominated for multiple EMMY’s. Cicala has won the “Best Sportscaster” category in Tucson the last 3 years (voted on by readers of “Tucson Weekly”). Cicala is a native Tucsonan who specialized in border stories during his earlier career as a news reporter in this market, and now concentrates mainly on sports stories (with an occasional special report and/or feature story on life in Tucson & the Sonoran Desert).

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