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Swimming for the top: Prescott’s Temple top seed in two events this weekend

Prep Swimming

PRESCOTT — Prescott junior sprinter Harris Temple again has an opportunity to make school history when he swims at the Arizona State Division II Swimming & Diving Championships on Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3, at Skyline Aquatic Center in Mesa.

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Mingus coach receives weekly honor

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TEMPE – Mingus football coach Robert Ortiz on Wednesday, Oct. 31, was named Arizona Cardinals and Wells Fargo’s High School Coach of the Week for the week ending Oct. 27.

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Bears’ Peyton Bradshaw, McKell Clifford share their family stories

Prep Volleyball

PRESCOTT VALLEY — When Bradshaw Mountain volleyball players Peyton Bradshaw and McKell Clifford faced rival Prescott at Prescott Valley Event Center on Oct. 23, they were competing as much for a worthy cause as they were for their team.

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State: Bears swept by Deer Valley 3-0 in early first-round exit

Prep Volleyball

GLENDALE — Bradshaw Mountain sprung to life after falling behind 11-2 in Tuesday night’s 4A volleyball first round match.

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State: Seton Catholic eliminates Prescott spikers with 1st-round sweep

Prep Volleyball

CHANDLER — In a rebuilding year in 2018, Prescott’s volleyball team did what it could to build momentum for the next couple seasons in 4A.

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Cougars lose 3-1 heartbreaker to Northland Prep in title match

Prep Girls Soccer

GILBERT — If you think about it, going 1 for 3 in state championship matches over the past three seasons isn’t half bad.

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Phoenix Country Day wins state title, beats Chino Valley 3-1

Prep Boys Soccer

GILBERT — Two years removed from its spectacular run of winning four consecutive state titles, Chino Valley’s boys’ soccer team felt what it was like to pass the torch to the new kid on the block – Phoenix Country Day.

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Badgers come up short of region title hopes in hard-fought 12-10 loss to No. 12 Mingus

Prep Football

PRESCOTT — Mingus quarterback Antoine Zabala threw for two touchdowns, but it was teammate Joe Machado’s interception with 2:09 left in the game that solidified the No. 12-ranked Marauders’ second-straight Grand Canyon region title in a hard-fought 12-10 win over Prescott on Friday night.

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Prescott student with Down syndrome gets a football night he’ll never forget

Prep Football

PRESCOTT — In what will likely go down as the most memorable 25-yard touchdown run any Badger football fan has ever seen, Prescott senior Ryan Tardibuono put on his No. 52 jersey for the first and last time Friday night, crossing the goal line with a pride and excitement only a true fan could show.

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Cougars get shot at state soccer crown

Prep Boys Soccer

GILBERT — When the Chino Valley boys’ soccer team was backed against the proverbial wall on Friday, Oct. 26, its fans in the home stands were excited and yet visibly nervous.

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Rout sends Chino Valley girls into title game

Prep Girls Soccer

GILBERT — The 2A No. 1-ranked Chino Valley girls’ soccer team had been shutting out opponents throughout the regular season. So, why shouldn’t the unbeaten Cougars keep it going in the state tournament?

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Chino Valley loses season finale to Northwest Christian

Prep Football

CHINO VALLEY — Despite a valiant effort, the Chino Valley Cougars were unable to overcome the Northwest Christian Crusaders in their final game of the season Friday night, Oct. 26, losing 56-12.

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Gameday Preview: #12 Mingus at #11 Prescott — Week 11

Prep Football

Our gameday preview featuring the No. 12-ranked Mingus Marauders heading to Prescott to play the No. 11-ranked Badgers for a Grand Canyon region title. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

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Badgers upset No. 12 Catalina Foothills 3-2, head to state playoffs

Prep Volleyball

TUCSON — The Prescott volleyball team pulled the upset card in Thursday night’s 4A state play-in round with a surprising 3-2 victory over No. 12-ranked Catalina Foothills, sending the Badgers to the state playoffs for the sixth straight season.

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Bears overcome early jitters, end 16-year playoff drought

Prep Volleyball

After spending the past 15 years mired in mediocrity, failing to make the playoffs in every season since 2002, Bradshaw Mountain’s volleyball program qualified for the state tournament on Thursday, Oct. 25, with a thrilling 3-1 victory over Peoria in the 4A play-in round at Gary Kunow Gym.

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Cougars blank Snowflake, advance to state semifinals

Prep Soccer

CHINO VALLEY — There weren’t too many style points awarded to Chino Valley’s boys’ soccer team after it shut out Snowflake in the quarterfinals of the 2A state tournament Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Cougars’ campus field.

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Bradshaw Mountain sweeps rival Prescott 3-0 at Mile High Battle Against Breast Cancer event

Prep Volleyball

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bradshaw Mountain’s volleyball team clinched a home playoff match in the 4A state play-in tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 23, after sweeping rival Prescott, 3-0, in the Mile High Battle Against Breast Cancer at Prescott Valley Event Center.

Bagdad blasts Ray in 1st round of 1A state playoffs

Prep Football

BAGDAD — When compared with the past five years under revered coach Dalton Mills, it’s been a challenging 2018 season for the Bagdad football team, which is only one year removed from a 1A state tournament semifinals appearance.

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Badgers blister Lee Williams, move step closer to Grand Canyon region title

Prep Football

PRESCOTT — Prescott’s football team is one win away from clinching the 2018 Grand Canyon region title after dominating Lee Williams in a 41-6 victory Friday, Oct. 19, at Bill Shepard Field.

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Bears shake off struggles, rout Mohave 75-13, before heading to state

Prep Football

PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Bradshaw Mountain football team’s lone losing streak of the 2018 season ended gloriously on Senior Night Friday, Oct. 19.

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Gameday Preview: Lee Williams at #12 Prescott — Week 10

Prep Football

Our gameday preview featuring the No. 12-ranked Prescott football team hosting Lee Williams on Friday, Oct. 19. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

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Gameday Preview: Mohave at #8 Bradshaw Mountain — Week 10

Prep Football

Our gameday preview featuring the No. 8-ranked Bradshaw Mountain football team hosting Mohave on Friday, Oct. 19. Kickoff set for 7 p.m.

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Prescott shows promise despite 3-1 loss to region unbeaten Eagles

Prep Volleyball

PRESCOTT — In its 2018 regular-season home finale Thursday night, No. 19-ranked Prescott tried to rattle Grand Canyon region frontrunner and No. 4 Flagstaff at the Badgers’ dome gym.

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Prescott atop Week 10 region media poll; playoff scenarios for Badgers, Bears

Prep Football

PRESCOTT VALLEY — After a 44-27 victory in Week 9, the Prescott football team grabbed the top spot in the Grand Canyon Media Football Poll for the second straight week, according to a release Wednesday night.

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Deer Valley sweeps Prescott on eve of big Flagstaff match

Prep Volleyball

GLENDALE — The No. 19-ranked Prescott volleyball team entered Wednesday, Oct. 17, realizing that it needed a signature win to boost its 2018 résumé.