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Yavapai soccer releases 2018 schedule

Junior College Soccer

PRESCOTT — The 30th season of Yavapai College soccer will begin with the stalwart program’s conference and road opener Thursday, Aug. 23, at Phoenix College.

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Oregon St. offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Miss. St.

College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. — It has been decades since an offense at the College World Series has been as prolific as Oregon State’s.

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Arizona State will have more size, lineup options this season

College Basketball

TEMPE — Arizona State was one of college basketball’s biggest surprises during the 2017-18 season, rising to No. 3 in the AP Top 25 and making the NCAA Tournament for the first time in four years. The Sun Devils’ run came a year ahead of their coach’s schedule.

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Yavapai softball player Jaydee Boursaw named NJCAA National Player of the Year

Junior College Softball

PRESCOTT — Yavapai College standout softball player Jaydee Boursaw will have one more award to make room for on an already crowded shelf of offseason recognition as the NJCAA named her the 2018 National Player of the Year on Thursday morning.

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Royals, Tigers to play regular season game in Omaha

MLB

OMAHA, Neb. — Major League Baseball will come to Omaha for a day next year as part of an initiative to take the product to new places, commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday.

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Kowar strikes out 13 in Gators’ 6-1 CWS win over Texas

College Baseball

OMAHA, Neb. — Jackson Kowar struck out a career-high 13 in 6 2/3 innings, Jonathan India hit a three-run homer and defending national champion Florida eliminated Texas from the College World Series with a 6-1 win on Tuesday.

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Oregon St. rallies after delay to beat Huskies 14-5 at CWS

College Baseball

OMAHA, Neb. — Oregon State kept things loose in the clubhouse during a weather delay that stretched to 4 ½ hours at the College World Series.

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Preview: Young, Sexton headline list of point guards in NBA draft

NBA

There’s little question about where to start when looking at the top point guard prospects in the NBA draft: Trae Young and Collin Sexton.

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Embry-Riddle’s Jaime Long named Cal Pac AD of the Year

College Athletics

PRESCOTT — Wearing several hats in any one job seems to be the norm these days, but for Embry-Riddle Athletic Director Jaime Long, she takes it to the extreme.

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Super Regional Primer: 16 teams are vying for 8 spots in CWS

College Baseball

OMAHA, Neb. — Super regionals are the next stop on the NCAA Tournament’s road to Omaha. The eight best-of-three series starting Friday and Saturday will determine the field for the College World Series.

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Florida State tops Washington to win first WCWS title

College Softball

OKLAHOMA CITY — Pitcher Meghan King settled down after a rough start to complete a record-setting Women’s College World Series, and Florida State beat Washington 8-3 on Tuesday night to claim its first national title.

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Little Rocket: Tigers pick Clemens’ son on Day 2 of draft

Sports in Brief

NEW YORK — The Detroit Tigers have selected Texas second baseman Kody Clemens, son of seven-time Cy Young winner Roger Clemens, to lead off the second day of the Major League Baseball draft.

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Florida State tops Washington, takes lead in title series

College Softball

OKLAHOMA CITY — Something had to give. Both Florida State's Meghan King and Washington's Gabbie Plain entered Game 1 of the Women's College World Series championship series with two wins and no earned runs allowed in Oklahoma City.

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Stetson, Washington, Minnesota going to 1st super regionals

College Baseball

The Stetson Hatters use the hashtag “OmaHats” on their baseball Twitter account, a nod to the city that’s home to the College World Series.

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Arizona has plenty of offseason work after tumultuous season

College Basketball

TUCSON — Arizona went through one of the program’s most tumultuous seasons in 2017-18.

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Preview: Oklahoma seeks third straight national softball title

College Softball

OKLAHOMA CITY — The two-time defending national softball champion Oklahoma Sooners might be better than ever.

Everett wins NCAA title in playoff

College Golf

STILLWATER, Okla. — Broc Everett made his first college golf title one to remember. Given a second chance, on the 18th hole, Everett poured in a 15-foot birdie putt in a playoff to beat Brandon Mancheno of Auburn and win the NCAA men’s individual title Monday at Karsten Creek Golf Club.

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Matt Gaudet scores 4, Yale beats Duke 13-11 for lacrosse title

College Lacrosse

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — No need for Yale to continue referring to its last “national championship” in lacrosse.

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Andrews named Embry-Riddle’s first men’s golf All-American

College Golf

PRESCOTT — The NAIA officially announced its All-American team for the 2017-18 season and Embry-Riddle senior Matt Andrews was awarded third-team honors Thursday morning.

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Yavapai’s Ryan Cougill selected to USA Junior College National Baseball Team

Junior College Baseball

PRESCOTT — Yavapai College baseball head coach Ryan Cougill has been selected to be a part of the coaching staff for the USA Junior College National Baseball Team, the school officially announced Friday afternoon.

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Embry-Riddle women’s golf takes 9th at nationals

College Golf

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — After finishing second overall at the NAIA Golf National Championships a year ago, Embry-Riddle took ninth overall this year with a 91-over par 955 during the four-day event in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

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Embry-Riddle women’s golf tied for 9th after 2nd round at NAIA nationals

College Golf

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Embry-Riddle’s women’s golf team didn’t gain ground on the frontrunners in the second round of the NAIA Championship Wednesday at PGA National, dropping one spot and into a tie for ninth place.

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Embry-Riddle women’s golf tied for 8th at nationals after wet Day 1

College Golf

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Defending national runner-up Embry-Riddle stood in a tie for eighth place out of 30 teams after a rainy first round at the NAIA Women’s Golf Championship Tuesday on PGA National’s 5,847-yard, par-72 Champion Course.

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Arizona, Alabama to play for NCAA golf title

College Golf

STILLWATER, Okla. — Arizona was one putt away from being eliminated at the NCAA Women’s golf championship.

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Jerry Colangelo Classic will feature Majerle’s Lopes, Gonzaga

College Basketball

PHOENIX — Gonzaga will face Tennessee in Phoenix on Dec. 9 as part of the inaugural Jerry Colangelo Classic.

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