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Prescott FlyFishers and Trout Unlimited’s annual meeting set for Feb. 6

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The Prescott FlyFishers and Trout Unlimited organization is scheduled to hold its next meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Lamb Chevrolet on 400 Prescott Lakes Parkway. Fly Fishing Guide manager Cole Glenn at the San Juan Angler in Durango, Colorado, will speak to the club about the miles of miles of back-country creeks and tributaries in the Durango area, as well as fishing in the Animas River. The meeting is open to the public and no membership is required. For more information, contact Neil Warner at 928-499-2434.

USTA to hold league meeting for players Jan. 27

The United States Tennis Association is scheduled to host a meeting for area players interested in league play at various age and ability levels Saturday, Jan. 27. The meeting will take place at noon at the Yavapai College Tennis Center near the covered patio. Jack Blackman, northern Arizona’s USTA League Coordinator, and Jana Perpich, a member of the Southwest USTA Executive Committee, will be on hand to talk with interested players. There are a few USTA league events of note for 2018 in Prescott, including the Prescott Area Tennis Association Memorial Day NTRP Tennis Tournament on May 26-28, the PATA Mile High Sanctioned Senior/Junior Tennis Tournament on July 13-15 and the PATA Yavapai County NTRP Tennis Tournament on Sept. 21-23. Also, the PATA Park of Tennis Fame Clinic and Induction Ceremony is set for Oct. 7. All events are scheduled to take place at the Yavapai College Tennis Center. For more information, log online to

Rough Rider 100 coming to Prescott Valley Feb. 16

With $10,000 in cash prizes, a $4,000 bronze statue and ability to claim the U.S. Army Rough Rider Champion title on the line, dozens of off-road motorcycle racers from across the country are scheduled to attend the U.S. Army Rough Rider 100: The Race of Champions during President’s Day weekend, Friday through Sunday, Feb. 16 to 18, in Prescott Valley. World-class competitors Gary Sutherlin, Max Gerston, Mitch Carvolth and Taylor Robert are scheduled to attend along with Shelby Turner, a back-to-back AMA No. 1 Enduro Cross Champion and three-time Canadian Motocross Champion. The race will take place at the rocky, sandy ravines of Lynx Creek. For more information, go to or contact Mike Johns via email at

Leprechaun Charity Open set for March 17

The ninth annual Leprechaun Charity Open golf tournament is scheduled to take place Saturday, March 17, at Antelope Hills Golf Course in Prescott. The tournament is sponsored by the men’s golf club and benefits Prescott Area Shelter Services. Last year, 156 total golfers participated and raised $3,100. The club hopes to exceed that mark this spring. The event is a four-person scramble format at $55 per golfer, which includes green fees, cart, range balls and a buffet lunch. There are $2,200 in total prizes for multiple categories and a hole-in-one contest for a new car and raffle prizes. Scheduled tee time March 17 is 9 a.m. Deadline to enter is Friday, March 11. For more information go to or contact Joe Gouveia at 928-830-0625.