Tickets for the 15 spring training home games the Chicago Cubs will play at Mesa’s Hohokam Stadium will go on sale Jan. 5.
Individual tickets will go on sale Jan. 5 by phone at (800) 905-3315, or online at www.tickets.com. On Jan. 11, tickets will go on sale at the Hohokam Stadium box office, 1235 N. Center, north of Brown Road.
Ticket prices for Cubs games at Hohokam Stadium are priced from $20 for reserved seats to $5 for lawn seating on the outfield berm.
The 2006 spring training home season opens March 2 against the Oakland Athletics and is capped by a March 27 visit from the defending world champion Chicago White Sox and a March 30 meeting with the Diamondbacks.
• Cali Pitchel, a 2003 graduate of Mesquite High School, scored the game-winning goal in overtime Wednesday as Messiah College (Grantham, Pa.) beat the University of Chicago in the semifinals of the NCAA Division III women’s soccer tournament in Greensboro, N.C.
• Mesa Community College defeated visiting Snow College 68-63 in a women’s game Friday night.
After trailing 38-34 at the end of the first half, Mesa held Snow to 28 percent shooting in the second half. Jamie Nesbit led the Thunderbirds with 23 points.