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Prep Tennis: Prescott wins 5th straight, blanks rival Bears 9-0

In the Division II, Section II opener for both teams, Prescott shut out Bradshaw Mountain’s girls’ tennis squad, 9-0, on a cool early spring afternoon Wednesday in Prescott Valley.

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Prep Softball: Late-inning heroics by Uvila help Badgers top rival Eagles

Ashlynn Uvila was 2 for 4 with a double and a run scored, but her one-out RBI in the seventh to tie the game and send it to extra innings was the difference in a 5-4 win over Grand Canyon region rival Flagstaff on Tuesday afternoon.

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Former Badger chases big league dreams with D-backs (VIDEO)

Pridie: 'It’s a great feeling to be able to finally join this organization'

SCOTTSDALE — From dramatic state championship home runs in high school to simply taking the ball the other way for a base hit in spring training, Prescott native Jason Pridie is still getting a chance to play the game he loves.

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Bagdad baseball knocks off Chino Valley, 3-2 (gallery)

Israel Loveall earns complete-game win

Bagdad left-handed ace pitcher Israel Loveall on Friday sensed an opportunity to avenge a string of narrow losses against Yavapai County foe Chino Valley through the years.

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Thunderbird shuts out Badgers, 7-0

Prescott on 4-game slide

Cole Kelley and Ryan Greene totaled a combined four hits and two walks to lead the Prescott baseball squad at the plate against Thunderbird, but it wasn’t enough in a 7-0 loss to Thunderbird on Friday afternoon.

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Prep Baseball: Bradshaw Mountain to play for Best of West title in Peoria

Bradshaw Mountain’s baseball team will play for the Best of the West Tournament championship today after defeating Stilwell (Oklahoma) 9-2 on Tuesday afternoon at Sunnyslope High School in Phoenix.

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Darr, Stoecker lead Prescott tennis past Peoria 9-0 (photos)

Jack Darr and Sam Stoecker each shutout their opponent in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 Aaron Marquardt won 6-0, 6-1, and the Prescott boys’ tennis team extended its winning streak to three matches with a 9-0 win over Peoria on Thursday afternoon.

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Badgers bounce back with 14-3 win over Maricopa at Boras Classic

Greene’s 2-RBI double sparks 7-run rally in 4th inning

Cole Kelley collected an RBI on three hits and Ryan Greene’s two-RBI double in the fourth inning sparked a seven-run Prescott rally in a 14-3 win over Maricopa on day two of the Boras Baseball Classic on Thursday morning.

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Contract not renewed for Bears football coach Moran

Bradshaw Mountain football coach David Moran will not return to the sidelines this fall after the Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board declined to renew his teaching contract Tuesday night for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Bradshaw Mountain hosts tri-meet in Prescott Valley (PHOTOS)

Bradshaw Mountain’s boys’ and girls’ track and field teams both placed second at a home tri-meet Wednesday a mere 24 hours after competing well in the Northland Prep Academy Skydome Classic in Flagstaff.

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Prep Baseball: Badgers issue 9 walks in 11-3 loss

Justin Warren was 2 for 3 with two RBIs, but the pitching staff issued nine walks and a shaky Prescott defense committed six errors in an 11-3 loss to Perry on Wednesday afternoon.

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Prep Softball: Bradshaw Mountain splits region series with Eagles

Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team split its 4A Grand Canyon Region series with Flagstaff on Tuesday, March 7, succumbing in a slugfest, 11-10, on the road.

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Schwartz tallies 4 RBIs, Prescott picks up win over region foe Mingus

Banuelos hits HR, collects four RBIs in victory

Kendall Schwartz was 2 for 2 with a home run, a double and four RBIs, Cristina Banuelos hit a homer and the Prescott softball team pounded out 14 hits offensively in a 10-5 win over rival Mingus on Tuesday afternoon.

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Chino’s Brooks notches 18 Ks in season-opening 6-2 win (PHOTOS)

Three days after Chino Valley’s baseball team was supposed to have opened the 2017 season, Cougars right-handed ace pitcher Skylar Brooks made up for it with a dominating all-around performance.

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Year round practice approved by AIA legislative council

Landslide 39-5 vote goes into effect July 1

The Arizona Interscholastic Association’s legislative council passed a measure in Phoenix on Friday, March 3, that allows high school coaches to now have practices year round with their teams.

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Bears fall to rival Coconino in region opener (PHOTOS)

Fielding a fairly green group in 2017, Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team will suffer through growing pains this season.

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Warren’s late RBI gives Badgers a win over Cactus Shadows

Joey Christopherson was 2 for 3 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored, but it was Justin Warren’s game-winning RBI base hit in the top of the seventh that sealed the deal for Prescott in an 8-7 win over Cactus Shadows on Thursday afternoon.

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Prep Softball: Badgers beat Cactus Shadows in home opener

Kendall Schwartz collected six RBIs on four hits, Ashlynn Uvila doubled and scored three times, and the Prescott softball team earned a 12-6 win in their home opener over Cactus Shadows on Thursday afternoon.

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Prep Baseball: Barros notches 14 strikeouts in Bears’ 5-0 win over Coco

Noah Barros pitched a one-hit shutout with a whopping 14 strikeouts, leading Bradshaw Mountain’s baseball team to a 5-0 win over Coconino in its 4A Grand Canyon Region opener Thursday night, March 2, in Prescott Valley.

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Sports Briefs March 2, 2017

Prescott Swim Team had eight swimmers who participated in the Junior Olympic Championships swim meet Feb. 24-26.

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Bradshaw boys sweep Sierra Linda in tennis

Prep Tennis

With six straight road matches looming on its 2017 schedule this month, Bradshaw Mountain High’s boys’ tennis team took care of business at home on Wednesday afternoon, March 1.

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Prep Baseball Preview: Cougars like their chances in 2017 with return to 3A conference

Hanging above the back entrance to the Chino Valley baseball team’s dugout, a white metal sign in bold black letters reads, “If Your [sic] Not Prepared To Put The Team First… TURN AROUND.”

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Chellis scores 18, leads Spartans past Scorpions in state semifinals

Moncibaez: ‘We played timid’

Prima Chellis scored 18 points, Ariana Clavell added 14 and the Leading Edge Academy girls’ basketball team is heading to the 2A state finals with a 63-47 win over No. 6-seeded Sedona on Friday afternoon.

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Bears’ softball solid despite injury woes

Provided Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team overcomes its injury problems, the Bears should contend for a 4A Grand Canyon Region title and nab another berth into the state playoffs.

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Prep baseball: Sophomore keeps them off balance

Badgers open season with impressive win

Despite gray cloud-covered skies hanging overhead and a cold wind whipping at his heels, Prescott sophomore pitcher Jake Schulz kept his right arm red-hot.