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Chris Whitcomb

Sports reporter and page designer

Chris Whitcomb is a sports reporter/page designer for The Daily Courier in Prescott, Arizona. He has experience covering high school, college and professional sports as a journalist, doing so at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and as an intern for the Arizona Republic. Whitcomb earned a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism while minoring in political science upon his graduation in May 2018. He joined The Daily Courier in November 2018. Follow him on Twitter at @AZChris32.

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Badgers lose heartbreaker in OT 43-38

Prep Girls Basketball

PRESCOTT — The Prescott girls basketball team led Peoria for much of Tuesday night, but trailing 36-29 late in the game, Tiffane Tran took over for the Panthers. Tran was able to knock down a shot inside the arc, before hitting a three-pointer to tie the game at 38-38 before we headed to overtime and the Panthers ultimately held the Badgers scoreless taking the victory 43-38.

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NAZ Suns trade Derek Cooke Jr. to Raptors 905

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Almost a month after trading away the rights to Isaiah Canaan and Josh Gray, the Northern Arizona Suns have made yet another move just days after snapping their franchise record 14-game losing streak.

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Martinez leads Badgers past Estrella Foothills 5-0

Prep Boys Soccer

GOODYEAR — For the first time in 2019, the Prescott boys soccer team took to the pitch as they traveled down to Goodyear to play Estrella Foothills. The Badgers were able to have a successful offensive game behind 20 shots on goal and took the victory 5-0 over the Wolves.

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NAZ Suns to host Badgers vs. Bears double-header, Feb. 2

Prep Basketball

PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Northern Arizona Suns and the newly named Findlay Toyota Center, will play host to a Bradshaw Mountain, Prescott High School varsity basketball double-header on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.

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Magnett sisters lead Prescott past Wolves 2-0

Prep Girls Soccer

PRESCOTT — In a rematch of their 2018 girls soccer state quarterfinal playoff game, the Prescott Badgers and Estrella Foothills Wolves met Thursday night, this time with the Badgers hosting.

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Badgers use 13 pins to beat Flagstaff, Mingus

Prep Wrestling

PRESCOTT — The Prescott wrestling team dominated a three-way dual against section opponents Mingus and Flagstaff on Wednesday in Prescott. The Badgers went 2-0 on the day, defeating Flagstaff, 56-12, and defeating Mingus 46-28.

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Clark, Bundrick lead Bears past Prescott 56-35

Prep Girls Basketball

PRESCOTT — Tuesday night, the Bradshaw Mountain girls basketball team traveled to Prescott to face the Badgers looking to win their seventh-straight game over their cross-town rival and they did just that, 56-35.

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Embry-Riddle grapplers stay unbeaten with victory over Warner Pacific

College Wrestling

PRESCOTT — Picking up two pin victories in the first 33 seconds of their matches, Eli Mason and Carlos Apodaca sparked an Eagle win in their return to the mat for the first time in more than 2 weeks Monday.

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Estrella Foothills hands Prescott second straight, 30-point loss

Prep Basketball

PRESCOTT — Coming off a 38-point road loss to region opponent Lee Williams on Thursday, the Badgers took to their home floor for the first time in 2019 on Friday; unfortunately, they met the same fate they did the night before, a loss.

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Prescott loses to Lee Williams 74-36; fall to 1-3 in region

Prep Boys Basketball

KINGMAN — The Prescott boys basketball team took the floor for the first time this calendar year and for the first time in more than two weeks. Unfortunately, the Badgers did start 2019 on the winning track, as they fell on the road to region opponent Lee Williams, 74-36.

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