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Prep Baseball: Cougars upset Crusaders on Hixon’s walk-off 2-run double in extras

Seventeen days ago, on April 4, Chino Valley baseball pitcher Tyler Hixon struggled mightily in a blowout loss at 3A West region power Northwest Christian. He would make up for it in spades in a rematch on Friday at home.

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Prescott volleyball swept at home (photos)

Badgers winless in 2017, but remain optimistic

Dallin Jex had five kills and six assists, Harris Temple chipped in with four digs, but the Prescott boys’ volleyball team committed 19 attack errors for a -0.138 hitting percentage and remained winless on the season with a 3-0 loss to Deer Valley on Thursday night.

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Schott signs letter of intent to play tennis at Colorado Christian

As one of the most consistent tennis players for Prescott in the past four years, Sarah Jane Schott decided to take the next step in her tennis career, signing a national letter of intent to play at Colorado Christian University on Thursday morning.

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Chuck Moller tapped next head football coach at Bradshaw Mountain

Bradshaw Mountain has named veteran former college assistant Chuck Moller as the Prescott Valley high school’s new head football coach, athletic director Mark Ernster announced Thursday.

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Signing Day at Bradshaw Mountain High School (photo)

Three Bradshaw Mountain High School track and field student-athletes signed letters of intent Wednesday to play collegiate athletics.

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Prep Golf: Dodds turns in season-best 53, Cougars finish 3rd at Antelope Hills

Wyatt Dodds finished with a 17-over par 53, Kylee Rabbe-Mazza shot a 55, but the Chino Valley golf team finished 61 strokes behind first-place Northland Preparatory for third place at Antelope Hills on Wednesday afternoon.

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Prep Tennis: No. 9-ranked Bears blank Tempe, qualify for state (Gallery)

Bradshaw Mountain’s boys’ tennis team will head to the state playoffs after capping the regular season with a 9-0 shutout of struggling Tempe Tuesday at its campus courts in Prescott Valley.

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Prep Baseball: Schulz twirls gem, Badgers upset region foe Mingus

Schulz allows one run, two hits to keep Prescott in playoff hunt

Cole Kelley was 3 for 4 with three RBIs, Dawson Winslow added three hits, but it was Jake Schulz’ complete-game effort on the mound that led the Prescott baseball team to a 6-1 upset over No. 8-ranked Mingus on Monday afternoon.

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Transier, five other Bradshaw Mountain senior athletes sign letters of intent

Six Bradshaw Mountain senior student-athletes on Thursday afternoon signed letters of intent to play college athletics, three of whom will attend in-state schools, starting with the 2017-18 academic year.

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Prep Baseball: Prescott rallies, splits season series with rival Bears

It’s been a difficult 2017 season for Prescott’s baseball team, but splitting a 4A Grand Canyon region series with area rival Bradshaw Mountain sure felt soothing.

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Prep Softball: Badgers rout rival Bears 11-0 (Gallery)

Kendall Schwartz was 2 for 3 with two RBIs and two runs scored and the Prescott softball team claimed its third straight win with an 11-0 win over Bradshaw Mountain on Thursday afternoon.

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Cody Collett returns to Prescott football, joins staff as tight ends coach

Townsend: ‘He considers himself a Badger and can’t wait to come back’

Former Prescott football head coach Cody Collett is rejoining the Badger staff as a tight ends coach under Michael Gilpin after just one season on the job at Poston Butte.

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Prep Baseball: Bundrick, Bears throttle rival Badgers (Gallery)

Prescott commits 7 errors as difficult season continues

Gunner Bundrick went 2 for 4 with an RBI, but his first-inning triple sparked a four-run rally by the Bradshaw Mountain baseball team in a 9-4 rout over rival Prescott on Tuesday afternoon.

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Prep Softball: Badgers stay atop Grand Canyon region, drop rival Bears

Prescott’s softball team stayed on top of the Grand Canyon region standings on Tuesday afternoon, besting area rival Bradshaw Mountain, 8-4, in Prescott Valley as the regular season winds down.

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Prep Golf: Cougars edge Cowboys on the links at Verde Santa Fe

CORNVILLE — Chino Valley golf edged friendly rival Camp Verde on Monday afternoon in a match that came down to the last golfers.

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Prep Baseball: Morano’s late two-RBI double gives Badgers a 4-3 win over Higley

Luke Morano was only 1 for 3, but his two-out, two-run double in the fourth inning put the Prescott baseball team on top for good in a 4-3 win over No. 16-ranked Higley on Friday afternoon.

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Bradshaw girls tennis making strides in tough season (Photos)

Bradshaw Mountain’s girls’ tennis squad has gone winless through nine team matches, but you won’t find first-year Bears coach Annie O’Connor fretting.

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Volunteers spoil Hays gem, Badgers lose 2-1 in extras

Hays allows 1 run, strikes out 4 in 8-plus innings pitched

Jake Schulz and Justin Warren each had two hits, Griffin Hays pitched eight-plus innings of one-run baseball for Prescott, but Mike Bathauer’s double down the left field line in extra innings gave Lee Williams a 2-1 win over the Badgers on Thursday afternoon.

Prep softball: Bradshaw Mountain splits with Mohave

Bears need strong finish for shot at state

Despite being mathematically eliminated from 4A Grand Canyon Region title contention, Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team could still have something to play for with three league games left on its 2017 schedule.

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Prep Softball: Badgers suffer 9-0 loss to Sunrise Mountain (Gallery)

The Prescott softball team sees its three-game winning streak come to an end in a 9-0 loss to No. 1-ranked Sunrise Mountain.

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Prep Tennis: Bears bounce back, drop Lee Williams (Gallery)

Nearly a week after suffering its first loss of the 2017 season, Bradshaw Mountain’s boys’ tennis team rebounded at home with a resounding 9-0 victory over Lee Williams in a Division II clash.

Prep Baseball: Morales throws 1-hit shutout, Bears blast Mohave

Bradshaw Mountain’s baseball team snapped a three-game slide in Grand Canyon region play with an 11-0 shutout of Mohave on Tuesday afternoon at the Bears’ campus field in Prescott Valley.

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Prep Softball: Marauders blank rival Bears, 9-0

Mingus Union softball pitcher Krista Earl knew that if her team stood a chance of winning the 4A Grand Canyon region this spring, it likely had to sweep Bradshaw Mountain.

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Prep Baseball: Badgers fall to Coconino, 5-3

Ryan Greene and Joey Christopherson both went 3 for 3 at the plate, but it was not enough in a 5-3 loss to region rival Coconino on Thursday afternoon.

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Prep Tennis: Todd, Hardy lead Badgers to 6-3 win over Deer Valley

Aaron Marquardt, Luke Hardy, Julio Ortega and Cutter Todd each won their match in straight sets to lead the No. 25-ranked Prescott boys’ tennis team to a 6-3 win over Deer Valley on Wednesday afternoon.