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Prep Football: Badgers remain in playoff hunt with win over Flagstaff, 22-12

Greene runs for 189 yards, 1 TD, catches another in victory

Ryan Greene ran for 189 yards and a touchdown, Austin Clark threw for two scores and the Prescott football team kept their playoff hopes alive with a 22-12 win over Flagstaff on Friday night.

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Prep Football: Chino Valley falls to Northwest Christian, 42-7

CHINO VALLEY — The Northwest Christian football team showed why it is undefeated in League 3A West on Friday night.

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Prep Football: Salome eliminates Mayer, advances in 1A playoffs

For the second straight fall, Mayer’s football team has bowed out in the first round of the 1A State Tournament.

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Gameday Glance: #16 Flagstaff Eagles at #20 Prescott Badgers

Kickoff set for 7 p.m. at Bill Shepard Field

Hey Badger fans! Are you going to the game? Head to Twitter and join the conversation using the hashtag #CourierSports! Follow @SportsWriter52 for all your updates!

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Gameday Glance: Mohave Thunderbirds at #24 Bradshaw Mountain Bears

Kickoff set for 7 p.m. at Bob Pavlich Field

Hey Bears fans! Are you heading to the game tonight? Join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #CourierSports. Follow sports writer Doug Cook at @dougout_dc for updates.

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Prep Swimming: Badgers glide past Bears

Harris Temple leads boys, Ingallina guides girls

As a sophomore, Prescott swimmer Harris Temple has proven that he’s a sprinter to be reckoned with in Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Division II – both this fall and over the next two years.

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Prep Soccer: Chino Valley completes perfect regular season, routs rival Cowboys

CAMP VERDE — Top ranked Chino Valley boys’ soccer completed a perfect regular season with another rout, this time at No. 3 Camp Verde.

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Prep Soccer: Cougars win 31st straight match, rout Phantoms 13-0

Rios records hat trick, Chino Valley records 15th shutout in 2017

Matthew Rios scored three goals for a hat trick and added two assists, Elijah Desmond chipped in with two scores and the Chino Valley boys’ soccer team collected its 15th shutout of the season with a 13-0 rout over Grand Canyon on Tuesday night.

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Prep Softball: Sand Snakes win 4 out of 5 tourneys

Prescott’s own Arizona Sand Snakes girls’ softball team won its third consecutive tournament Oct. 1, taking home the title trophy of the 12U age division at USA Softball’s Phoenix Future Stars tournament.

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Prep Soccer: Top-ranked Northland Prep. blanks Chino Valley girls

Northland Prep clinches 2A Central region title

The defending 2A state champion and current No. 3-ranked Chino Valley girls’ soccer team struggled against No. 1 Northland Prep of Flagstaff in their first two meetings this season.

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Prep Volleyball: Badgers sweep Marauders, prepare for stretch run

Wood records 12 kills, Rothfuss adds 16 assists in 3-0 victory over Mingus

Madison Wood recorded 12 kills, seven digs and eight ace serves, Tessandra Rothfuss added 16 assists and the Prescott volleyball team earned a 3-0 sweep over rival Mingus on Tuesday night.

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Prep Football: Defending 1A champ Bagdad earns 1st-round bye; Mayer to host opener

Bagdad’s defending Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) 1A state champion football squad garnered the second seed and a first-round bye, while Mayer picked up the fifth seed and will play host to an opening-round contest in the 12-team state tournament on Saturday, Oct. 21.

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Prep Football: Bagdad blitzes Wildcats, extends win streak to 20

Sultans QB Loveall accounts for 11 TDs, Bagdad claims region title

Under the lights on Friday the 13th, Bagdad’s undefeated 8-man football team was far from spooked. In fact, facing rival Mayer in Spring Valley, the Sultans continued their two-year-long dominance in the 1A ranks.

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Prep Football: Badgers thump Coconino, 35-13

Clark’s 2 touchdown passes, Chaffeur Pick-6 the difference

Quarterback Austin Clark threw two touchdown passes, Ryan Greene ran for a score and John Chaffeur’s Pick-6 capped a 21-point first quarter for the Prescott football team in a 35-13 win over Coconino on Friday night.

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Prep Football: Wickenburg throttles Cougars, 61-21

Chino Valley head coach Wade Krug had one word to describe Wickenburg’s running attack. “Nasty,” Krug said.

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Prep Football: Bears make it 3 straight wins with 35-15 road victory

The Bradshaw Mountain football team traveled north to Kingman and earned a 35-15 win over the Lee Williams Volunteers on Friday night.

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Prep Football Preview: Unbeaten rivals Mayer, Bagdad square off for region crown

Mayer’s football program has regained its former swagger under coach Mike Gutierrez in 2017, but the true test comes tonight when the unbeaten Wildcats play host to undefeated 1A state power and rival Bagdad at Mathern Field in Spring Valley.

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Prep Badminton: Prescott closes in on high seed

Badgers could earn playoff bye today

The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) Division II Northwest section champion Prescott badminton team on Wednesday took the first of two steps toward potentially hosting a quarterfinals match in the state team tournament later this month.

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Prep Volleyball: Badgers ace rival Bears, eye 1st place in Grand Canyon region

Madison Wood leads Prescott with 14 kills

Madison Wood had 14 kills, Sabina Dimaano-Simmons added 16 digs and the Prescott volleyball team swept rival Bradshaw Mountain 3-0 on Monday night.

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Preps: Football’s decline has some high schools disbanding teams

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — On a cool and rainy afternoon during the first week of classes at Centennial High School in this well-to-do Baltimore suburb, about 50 members of the boys’ cross-country team sauntered across the parking lot for their after-school run.

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Prep Football: Chino Valley snaps losing streak, beats Kingman

CHINO VALLEY — Nobody was going to spoil the Homecoming party Friday night for the Chino Valley football team.

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Prep Football: Bradshaw Mountain shakes off tough start to season, wins 2nd straight

Rolls past Coconino; now 2-1 in Grand Canyon region

After limping to a 0-5 start, Bradshaw Mountain’s football team appears to be hitting its stride, cruising to its second consecutive victory in 4A Grand Canyon region play Friday night at Bob Pavlich Field in Prescott Valley.

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Prep Football: Mingus runs over rival Badgers, 38-6

Nelson, Kelly each run for 2 TDs in blowout win for Marauders

Alex Nelson had 24 carries for 240 yards and two touchdowns, Tyler Kelly had three scores and the Mingus football team claimed its third win the past four games with a 38-6 blowout over Prescott on Friday night.

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Bradshaw ends its 5-game losing skid

Bears spoil Mingus’ homecoming

Bradshaw Mountain football snapped its losing streak and did so in dominant fashion at Mingus on Friday night.

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Bradshaw golf drops to 3rd place

Prescott wins 3-way meet

Despite its struggles, Prescott High School’s boys golf team still won the Bradshaw Mountain three-way meet Tuesday afternoon at the Prescott Golf & Country Club course near Dewey, registering a +30 total on nine holes for the squad’s sixth victory of the 2017 season.