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Photo: 2 local athletes sign letter of intent

Prep Sports

BASIS Prescott student-athletes Cori Sullivan and Gavin Underwood signed their national letters of intent Feb. 7, 2018, to play soccer at the next level.

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Local baseball kids participate in hitting camp at PVEC

Local Sports in Brief

More than 90 boys and girls from Prescott, Prescott Valley, Sedona, Phoenix and more participated in a hitting camp put on by Process Driven Baseball Academy on Feb. 11 at the Prescott Valley Event Center.

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Prescott soccer player invited to Barca Academy

Local Sports in Brief

After attending a January winter camp, Barca Academy in Casa Grande invited Prescott soccer player Josh Daiutolo to play on the U18 Pre-Academy team for the 2018-19 school year.

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Harrison's big night not enough in NAZ Suns' loss

NBA G League

Shaquille Harrison scored 25 points on 10 of 19 shooting, dished a career-high 12 assists, but the Northern Arizona Suns suffered a 123-118 loss to the South Bay Lakers on Friday night.

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Photo: Prescott girls suffer season-ending 56-24 loss to Rio Rico

Prep Girls Basketball: Conference Play-In Round

The Prescott girls' basketball team suffered a 56-24 loss to Rio Rico in the 4A conference play in game Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018.

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Test your basketball knowledge, enter to win 2 VIP tickets to NAZ Suns game

Sports in Brief

Are you a basketball fan? Have you attended a Northern Arizona Suns game at Prescott Valley Event Center this season yet? If not, maybe it’s time to join in on the fun, and The Daily Courier wants to help!

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Gameday Glance: Yavapai College at Paradise Valley

Junior College Softball

Yavapai College softball gameday glance for Tuesday, Feb. 6.

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Chino Valley sends 6 wrestlers to state

Prep Wrestling: Sectionals

Chino Valley’s wrestling team placed fourth and Prescott finished fifth at sectionals Saturday.

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5 Prescott Swim Team members take home medals at ‘Prescott Plunge’

Local Sports in Brief

The Prescott Swim Team hosted the annual Prescott Plunge over the Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, with five swimmers taking home medals for their performances.

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Photo: Bradshaw Mountain football receives sportsmanship award

Prep Football

The Bradshaw Mountain football team was chosen for the Matt O. Hanhila Sportsmanship Award.

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Embry-Riddle women’s golf takes 2nd at Ottawa invite

College Golf

The Embry-Riddle men’s and women’s golf teams opened their 2018 spring season this week at the Ottawa University Spring Invite, placing second and third, respectively, at Wigwam Heritage Red Golf Course in Goodyear.

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Chino Valley man claims 1st place at local chess blitz

Local Sports in Brief

Jim Briggs of Chino Valley was the top finisher with a 12-2 record, which netted him $60, at the Prescott Chess Club Blitz No. 6 on Jan. 27 at Yavapai College in Prescott.

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Prescott FlyFishers and Trout Unlimited’s annual meeting set for Feb. 6

Local Sports in Brief

The Prescott FlyFishers and Trout Unlimited organization is scheduled to hold its next meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Lamb Chevrolet on 400 Prescott Lakes Parkway.

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USTA to hold league meeting for players Jan. 27

Local Sports in Brief

The United States Tennis Association is scheduled to host a meeting for area players interested in league play at various age and ability levels Saturday, Jan. 27.

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HUSD grapplers take 3rd at Northern Arizona Championships

Local Sports in Brief

The Humboldt Unified School District wrestling team took third overall despite missing seven weight classes at the Northern Arizona Championships on Jan. 12 in Chino Valley.

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AIA to host spiritline state tournament at Chase Field on Jan. 20

Local Sports in Brief

The Arizona Interscholastic Association announced Saturday that the 2018 spiritline state tournament is scheduled to take place at Chase Field on Saturday, Jan. 20, in downtown Phoenix.

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HUSD wrestling team takes 7th at Thunderbird

Local Sports in Brief

The Humboldt Unified School District wrestling team took seventh out of 24 teams at the Thunderbird Wrestling Tournament on Jan. 6.

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US Forest Service waives fees in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Local Sports in Brief

The U.S. Forest Service, including the Prescott National Forest, will waive the $5 fee at day-use recreation sites on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Josh Gray named NBA G League Player of the Week

Local Sports in Brief

Northern Arizona Suns guard Josh Gray was named NBA Gatorade League Player of the Week after averaging 24.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, seven assists and six steals per game to lead the Suns to a 2-0 week.

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D-backs spring training tickets go on sale today

Local Sports in Brief

Individual tickets for all Arizona Diamondbacks 2018 spring training games at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale are scheduled to go on sale today at 10 a.m. online at dbacks.com/spring and at the box office at home plate gate.

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Local Sports in Brief: News editor Ken Sain claims Courier Bowl Challenge title

Finishing 13-3 in his last 16 bowl-game picks, news editor Ken Sain of The Daily Courier claims the 2017 Courier Bowl Challenge title.

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Update: Doug Cook holds 1-game lead in Courier Bowl Challenge

Sports reporter Doug Cook holds a one-game lead over second-place news editor Ken Sain in the 2017 Courier Bowl Challenge through Friday's games.

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Gallery: Bears go 2-0 on Day 1 of Winter Classic

The Bradshaw Mountain girls' basketball team started the annual Lady Badgers Winter Classic with two wins Friday, Dec. 29, in Prescott.

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Gallery: Badgers open Winter Classic with 45-20 win over Wickenburg

The Prescott girls' basketball team opened the annual Lady Badgers Winter Classic with a 45-20 win over Wickenburg on Friday, Dec. 29, in Prescott.

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NAZ Suns drop double OT thriller in Sioux Falls

The Northern Arizona Suns played a double-overtime thriller on Christmas in Sioux Falls last year, losing 96-94. Just four days after Christmas this year, the Suns and Skyforce again played a double-overtime thriller, and again Sioux Falls won 120-118 on Friday night.

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Local Sports in Brief: 9 HUSD wrestlers take home medals from Camp Verde dual

The Humboldt Unified School District middle school wrestling team participated in a seven-team dual at Camp Verde on Nov. 30, with nine grapplers taking home medals after placing in the top three of their weight class.

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2017 Fall All-Courier: Football

Bagdad QB Israel Loveall selected All-Courier Player of the Year

Our 2017 Fall All-Courier Football Team.

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2017 Fall All-Courier: Volleyball

Bradshaw Mountain's Mailani Manuel named All-Courier Player of the Year

Our 2017 Fall All-Courier Volleyball Team.

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2017 Fall All-Courier: Golf

Prescott's Joey Christopherson named All-Courier Golfer of the Year

Our 2017 Fall All-Courier Golf Team.

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2017 Fall All-Courier: Cross-Country

Prescott's Matthew Bradley named All-Courier Runner of the Year

Our 2017 Fall All-Courier Cross-Country Team.

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2017 Fall All-Courier: Swimming

Prescott's Harris Temple named All-Courier Swimmer of the Year

Our 2017 Fall All-Courier Swim Team.

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Photo: Bradshaw Mountain cheer team heading to nationals

The Bradshaw Mountain competition cheer team poses for a photo while celebrating a successful qualification for the 2018 JAMZ Cheer and Dance Nationals on Sunday and Monday, Feb. 18 and 19, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Outdoors: Friday Fishing Report

The Arizona Game and Fish Department's weekly fishing report for Friday, Dec. 22, 2017.

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G League: Bennett scores 21, but NAZ Suns fall

Anthony Bennett came back from an illness that’s been hampering him to lead the Northern Arizona Suns with 21 points and eight rebounds, but it wasn’t enough in a 103-87 loss to the Oklahoma City Blue on Tuesday night.

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Prescott grad Mengarelli ends career with loss at James Madison

Harrisonburg, Virginia — Prescott High graduate Brady Mengarelli is on track to graduate this semester and has been applying to physical therapy schools in Arizona.

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G League: Late Legends run sinks NAZ Suns

Texas outscores Suns 19-3 in the fourth to win 119-107

The Northern Arizona Suns and Texas Legends seemed to be within just a couple of possessions of each other the entire game, until just about the middle of the fourth quarter.

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2017-18 Courier Bowl Challenge kicks off today

Welcome to our 2017-18 Courier Bowl Challenge!

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NAZ Suns sweep Wolves 131-108, sweep season-series 3-0

Following their sixth largest margin of victory in NBA G-League history, the Northern Arizona Suns kept up their great play with a wire-to-wire victory at the Iowa Wolves on Friday night.

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Photo: Prescott boys' soccer suffers 1-nil loss to Mustangs

The Prescott boys' soccer team was shutout for the first time this season in a 1-0 loss to the Mustangs on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Prescott.

Rodeo in Brief: Braden wins second go-round at WNFR

LAS VEGAS – Hardy Braden is making the most of his first trip to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

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Local Sports in Brief: 3 Badger football players make All-State team

On Wednesday, the Badgers celebrated a few individual accomplishments as junior defensive back Colton Amos made first-team All-State, while senior running back Ryan Greene and junior offensive lineman Max Flores received second-team honors.

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Yavapai College attacker Flores named NJCAA All-American

From its Colorado Springs office in Colorado, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) on Monday announced that freshman attacker Jose Perez Flores of McMinnville, Oregon, was named to the 2017 NJCAA Division I All-America First Team. He was the only freshman in the country selected to the first team.

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NAZ Suns’ 4th quarter woes continue in loss to Knicks

Just like on Friday night, the first three quarters went relatively well for the Northern Arizona Suns, but they couldn’t keep it going in the fourth quarter.

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Local Sports in Brief: 2 Roughrider soccer players named All-Americans

The United Soccer Coaches organization announced its 2017 Junior College Men’s All-American Team on Dec. 7, naming Yavapai College men’s soccer players Jose Perez Flores and Ricardo Nunez-Arellano to the team.

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Local Sports in Brief: 5 Roughrider soccer players named to All-West Team

The 2017 United Soccer Coaches Junior College Division One Men’s All-West Team was announced Wednesday, with five players from the Yavapai College men’s soccer team receiving honors.

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Local Sports in Brief: Game and Fish hosting license meeting in Prescott Valley Dec. 5

The Arizona Game and Fish Department will host its next public meeting and webinar on license simplification success from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the Prescott Valley Public Library.

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7 NAZ Suns score in double figures, beat Magic 128-105

For the first time this season, seven different Northern Arizona Suns players scored in double figures, leading a balanced attack to a 128-105 win over the Lakeland Magic Saturday.

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2017-18 Winter Preview Capsule: Prescott Boys Basketball

The 2017-18 Prescott boys' basketball season preview capsule.

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2017-18 Winter Preview Capsule: Bradshaw Mountain Boys Soccer

The 2017-18 Bradshaw Mountain boys' soccer season preview capsule.

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2017-18 Winter Preview Capsule: Prescott Girls Soccer

The 2017-18 Prescott girls' soccer season preview capsule.

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