Originally Published: January 8, 2017 8:59 p.m.
PROCESS DRIVEN BASEBALL ACADEMY DAY CAMP FEB. 19 AT PV EVENT CENTER
PROCESS DRIVEN BASEBALL ACADEMY (PDBA) will conduct a professional hitting day camp from noon-2:30 p.m. (ages 7-12) and 3:30-6 p.m. (ages 13-18) Sunday, Feb. 19, at Prescott Valley Event Center. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. The academy is designed for players ages 7-18, and they cannot wear cleats. Rob Chriss (former Kansas City Royals minor league coach); Orv Franchuk (former Major League hitting coordinator, Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros); Lee Tinsley (former Major League hitting coach, Cincinnati Reds); Mark Middleton (Chino Valley H.S. baseball coach, former D-backs youth instructor); Mike Chriss (Prescott High, Biola University player); Ed Campaniello (former minor league hitting coach, Oakland A’s); and Eric Owens (former Major League hitting coach, Toronto Blue Jays) will conduct the academy. Cost per player is $85 if registering online, or $95 the day of the camp. To register, visit www.processdrivenbaseball.com. Cash or checks payable to PDBA are accepted. Space is limited, so registration is encouraged by Feb. 5. No refunds after Feb. 12. For more information, call Rob at 928-308-5822 or visit Process Driven Baseball Academy on Facebook.
TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR 2017 PRESCOTT FRONTIER DAYS RODEO
FANS OF THE PRESCOTT FRONTIER DAYS RODEO may start buying their tickets to the 2017 ‘World’s Oldest Rodeo,’ which will be conducted from June 28 through July 4 at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds. Tickets are available at: www.worldsoldestrodeo.com.
COLLEGE HOCKEY: NAU ICE JACKS TO FACE GRAND CANYON JAN. 20 & 21, AND ASU JAN. 27 & 28 AT PV EVENT CENTER
THE NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY ICE JACKS HOCKEY TEAM, which finished the first half of its 2016-17 season with a 15-5 record, will visit Prescott Valley Event Center Jan. 20 and 21 for a two-game series against Grand Canyon University. The Lumberjacks are currently ranked third in the Western Region of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA), and the region’s top two seeds receive a bye into the national tournament this March in Columbus, Ohio. The Jan. 20 game is sponsored by NAU and its alumni association. Visit www.nau.edu/icejacks for ticket information. The Ice Jacks will also play the following weekend of Jan. 27 and 28 at PV Event Center versus Arizona State University. For more info on the NAU-ASU games, visit www.prescottvalleyeventscenter.com.
NORTHERN ARIZONA SUNS: SINGLE-GAME TICKETS ON SALE
THE NORTHERN ARIZONA SUNS NBA D-LEAGUE team is still selling single-game tickets for all 2016-17 home games to the general public. Fans can buy single-game tickets online at NAZSuns.com, call 1-800-745-3000 or visit the Prescott Valley Event Center box office. Tickets start at $9. Groups of 10 or more are eligible to receive discounted tickets to any NAZ Suns home game by calling 928-772-SUNS. The team will also host a variety of theme nights at PV Event Center during the 2016-17 campaign, including Faith and Family Night, NASCAR Night and Education Day. Fans can visit NAZSuns.com throughout the season for the latest information regarding theme nights and promotional giveaways. Fans interested in full- or half-season memberships can secure their seats at NAZSuns.com or by calling 928-772-SUNS. Season packages start as low as $192 per seat.
LOCAL GOLF RESULTS
THE FORMAT FOR QUAILWOOD GREENS MEN’S CLUB was ‘Individual Net & Gross’ on the course near Dewey Jan. 4. The winners were: ‘A’ flight – 1st gross, Stewart Hopkins; 1st net, Dave Janz; 2nd gross, Cliff Hallam; 2nd net, Jerry Hensley; 3rd gross, Ed Haga; 3rd net, Dick Stern. ‘B’ flight – 1st gross, Stan Skura; 1st net, Dick Case; 2nd gross, Pete Peterson; 2nd net, Larry Atkinson; 3rd gross, Frank Knowles; 3rd net, Jim O’Connor. Closest to the pin winners were: Frank Knowles (hole No. 2), Barry Gilchrist (No. 3), Dale Hunt (Nos. 5 and 13), Ed Haga (No. 7), Mark Miller (No. 11) and Cliff Hallam (No. 16).
THE ANTELOPE HILLS MEN’S GOLF CLUB played its Jan. 4 tournament on the South Course at Antelope Hills in Prescott using the ‘2-Man Best Ball’ format. Winners were as follows. In the first flight, the team of Don Hardy and Ron Weiss fired a 72. A low net of 62 went to Don Beaver and Joe Gouveia, followed by Don Stever and Jim Auer. In the second flight, 80 was the low gross for Andy Ozols and Jack Carnes. A low net of 64 went to Bryan Elliott and Ted Peck, followed by Bobby Watson and Tom Tietz. In the third flight, Steve Baumgardner and Lawson Barrett shot an 86. Bill Bailey and Norm Pierson grabbed a low net of 62, followed by Larry Richey and John Teetor. To join the Antelope Hills Men’s Golf Club, which is conducting its membership drive, visit ahmgc.com or call 928-499-7788.
AZFL: PRESCOTT PATRIOTS FORMING CLUB FOOTBALL TEAM FOR LOCALS 18 & OLDER
THE PRESCOTT PATRIOTS Arizona Football League (AzFL) team is forming now for players 18 and older in Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley. All positions are open, but you must have your own equipment. The 2016-17 season will run from January through May. The Patriots, an amateur 11-man Club tackle football team, are owned by Shane Golay of Prescott. For more information, call Golay at 928-460-3734. Games will be played in Prescott and Phoenix. The AzFL was established in 1994 to offer players a chance to stay in the game after high school or college. They can play in the AzFL, and all of their game video is put online for coaches to watch. AzFL players stay eligible to play collegiately. Most who play in the AzFL are in it for a chance to put the pads back on and hit someone as a weekend warrior. Their school, jobs and families come first. The teams practice once or twice a week. All of the games are played on Saturdays. For more info, visit www.azfl.com or www.arizonafootballleague.com. You may also contact Kevin Pakos by mail at: Arizona Football League AzFL, 9524 W. Camelback Road C130 #133, Glendale, AZ 85305; or call him at 623-939-4877.