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Briefly: Territorial Days run


THE 18TH ANNUAL TERRITORIAL DAYS 10K and 2-Mile Run/Walk is scheduled for 7:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Memory Park, 1020 W. Palominio Road, in Chino Valley. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Chino Valley High cross-country team.

Packet pick-up will last from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at the Chino Valley High office at East Center Street and North Highway 89. Entry fees before Thursday, Aug. 25, are $20 for the 10K, $12 for the 2-mile and $10 for runners younger than 12 years old. After Aug. 25, the fees rise to $25, $15 and $12, respectively. Each race entrant will receive a short-sleeved T-shirt and finish-line refreshments. The top overall male and female finishers get awards; ribbons go to the 2-mile runners; and medals will be given to the top-three men and women placers in all 11 age groups. Aid stations will be positioned on the course for runners. For more information, call Chino Valley High cross-country coaches Marc Metz at 480-220-5085 or Jenda Ballard at 928-848-3587. Metz is also available via email at: To register for the race online, visit Each year, Metz encourages well-conditioned athletes to run the so-called Labor Day Trifecta, a series of three nearby races in as many days. In addition to the Territorial Days 10K, there is the Jerome Hill Climb ( on Sunday, Sept. 4, and the Williams 10K ( on Monday, Sept. 5.


CHINO VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL’S MAIN GYM, 760 E. Center St., will play host to Pro Shot Shooting System Basketball Clinics for boys and girls in grades 3-12 on Friday, Aug. 26, and Saturday, Aug. 27. The first clinic, scheduled for 1-5 p.m. on Aug. 26, is designed for players in grades 7-12. The second clinic, slated for 1-4 p.m. on Aug. 27, is for players in grades 3-6. Each participant must bring his or her own ball. The Pro Shot system teaches players specific shooting techniques to improve their skills.

Cost per player is $50 for the Friday session and $40 for the Saturday session. Make checks payable to: CVHS Boys Basketball. Preregistration is required by Thursday, Aug. 25. For more information, call Chino Valley High varsity boys’ basketball coach Mike Fogel at 928-713-5469 or email him at Payment may be addressed and mailed to: Mike Fogel, 760 E. Center St., Chino Valley, AZ 86323.

Pro Shot reps are active online. Visit to watch videos, or log on to Twitter @ProShotSystem or to read and post comments.


PLAY OF THE DAY was ‘Mexican Best Ball (ABCD)’ for the Antelope Hills Ladies’ Golf Association Aug. 11 on the North Course in Prescott. Taking first place was Lynn Kolstad, Sharon Hublit, Marlene Konecky and Roseann Wishner. Tying for second place were Melba Moeck, Sue McDonald, Jackie Schiller, Pam Burns, Cathy Schiller, Dorothy Swehla, Marsha Macdougall and Cathy Filipinnetti. Closest to the pin winners were Burns on hole No. 8 and Karen Hughes on No. 16. Low gross of the week went to Moeck and Kolstad with an 87 score. Low net of the week went to Macdougall with a 66.


PIONEER BOWLING LEAGUE at Plaza Bowl, 127 Plaza Drive in Prescott, which began play Aug. 10, still needs bowlers to complete the rosters for some of its teams. Games start at approximately 6:20 on Wednesday nights. Anyone interested in joining the league should call the league secretary at 928-713-9514 or Cal Cordes at 928-583-4258.

ATTENTION SENIORS! There is still time to sign up for the winter league at Antelope Lanes, 6301 E. 2nd St., in Prescott Valley. League play starts at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24. For more information, call Antelope Lanes at 928-772-7331 or the league secretary at 928-775-3746.


YOU AND YOUR GUESTS are invited to the 12th Annual Skull Valley Polo Club Players Cup Tournament and Texas Barbecue Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Van Dickson Ranch, 13125 Van Dickson Road, in Skull Valley. Sanctioned by the U.S. Polo Association, the tournament begins at 1 p.m., with the barbecue to follow at 4 p.m. Bring your own chairs, hats and drinks. A Texas-style barbecue will be prepared by C. Paul Harris, with proceeds benefitting the Skull Valley Polo Club and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post No. 7906. Please leave your dogs at home. RSVP by sending $35 per person at least 10 days in advance to the Skull Valley Polo Club, P.O. Box 314, Skull Valley, AZ 86338. For more information, call 928-442-3658 or send an email to:


PRESCOTT VALLEY EVENT CENTER will play host to a men’s ice hockey recreation league for a 9th season in 2016. A general information meeting is slated for 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, inside the event center. The meeting is open to players ages 18 and older, and all skill levels are encouraged to attend. League reps say their organization promotes “camaraderie, an atmosphere of competitiveness, learning new skills and improving your present game” in addition to “fairness in play” in a “non-fighting, non-checking league.” Both players and volunteers are needed. Fans of hockey who want to help are encouraged to attend. For more information or to ask questions, call Scott Rubke at 928-308-6523 or email him at: Or call Harry Zielinski at 928-583-3435 or email him at: The season begins in October and admission is free.


PRESCOTT REC YOUTH ROLLER HOCKEY’S 2016 FALL SEASON REGISTRATION is open for all youngsters through high-school age. Games and practices will be conducted at the hockey venue at Pioneer Park. The season begins with a ‘Family Fun and equipment trade’ day on Monday, August 29. Cost per player is $85. Additional children from the same family can compete at $65 per player. All youth participants will be required to purchase an AAU registration for $14. The registration fee covers the cost of a colored team jersey with a number, a team coach, game officials, eight regular-season games, 12 practices, a playoff tournament, and an end-of-season medallion for each participant. Sign-up deadline is Aug. 24. To register, visit, send an email to, or call 928-441-2520.


PROCESS DRIVEN BASEBALL ACADEMY is conducting a seven-week skills instruction program for players ages 8-12 every Monday from Sept. 12 through Oct. 24 at Ziegler Field, 1200 Commerce Drive in Prescott. Cost is $355 for all seven sessions, which go from 6-8 p.m. Nightly rates are also available. Instruction in mental approach, dynamics of the game, throwing, fielding, base running, hitting, infield, outfield and pitching are included. For more information, call Rob Chriss at 928-308-5822 or visit


THE ANNUAL SKULL VALLEY LOOP CHALLENGE, considered Prescott’s most scenic road-cycling event of the year, is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 18, starting at the corner of Gurley and Goodwin streets in downtown Prescott. To register, visit: Entry fee is $45 per cyclist before Aug. 24, and $55 afterwards. Riders must sign up by Aug. 31 to be guaranteed a ride shirt. Proceeds will benefit Prescott Alternative Transportation, a nonprofit “working toward a bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly central Yavapai community.” Check-in and last-minute registration will occur from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, and again at 6 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Prescott Chamber of Commerce, 117 W. Goodwin St. The ride begins at 7:30 a.m. Folks are encouraged to volunteer by emailing Jo at: The Skull Valley Loop Challenge is a 54-mile road bicycle ride that starts at the Courthouse Plaza and continues through town to Iron Springs Road and on to Skull Valley. Riders return to the Courthouse Square through the Prescott National Forest. The total ascent is 2,939 feet, with a maximum elevation of 6,133 feet. For GPS information, visit: Organizers say the Skull Valley Loop Challenge, which began in 2007, has grown exponentially, bringing hundreds of riders and their families to the Prescott area. For more information, call Prescott Alternative Transportation at 928-708-0911. Those with questions are encouraged to leave a voicemail if no one answers. Those with problems registering online at should call the website’s customer service number at 877-228-4881.


PRESCOTT VALLEY VIPERS FOOTBALL & CHEER will be conducting a car show fundraiser sponsored by MP Products from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the PV Entertainment District off Park Avenue. Custom, classic and/or new and used vehicles are welcome, as are motorcycles. There is a $25 fee to showcase your car/truck, a $15 fee to showcase your motorcycle, and a $25 fee for a sale corral. Check-in runs from 8-9:30 a.m. Aug. 13. Concessions will be available and include $5 hamburger or hot dog meals. However, all vehicle and motorcycle owners who register with the Vipers will receive a free meal. Raffles and a 50/50 drawing are also featured. The Vipers is a new club and nonprofit organization that’s asking for help with the car show to generate money for its operations. Club organizers say they will use all funds collected to pay for game fields, practice fields, portable lights for practices, first-aid kits, football equipment and any other necessities to keep their young players safe during the season. To register for the car show or to ask questions, call Jenny at 928-308-5484.


THE 22ND ANNUAL SACRED HEART SCHOOL Golf Fundraiser will be played at Antelope Hills’ South Course in Prescott on Saturday, Aug. 27, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Players will be flighted and the scoring format is a team-gross scramble. There will be food, prizes, a chance to win a new Chevrolet Malibu on a hole-in-one sponsored by Lamb Chevrolet (amateurs only, as defined by the USGA Rules of Golf), golf ball drawings, and more. All net proceeds will go to help educate schoolchildren in need. For more information, email Michael/Lynne Peters at or call 928-717-0111. You may also call the Sacred Heart Parish office at 928-445-3141 and ask for Beverly Aviles or visit the website at to download a registration form. Fee is $80 per person and participation is limited, so early registration is encouraged.

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