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Sports Briefly: 5 Prescott youth inline hockey players earn All-State honors


FIVE PLAYERS ON THE PRESCOTT STORM youth travel team were recently named Inline Hockey All-State selections in their respective age divisions by Arizona Rubber Hockey magazine. They include Gavin Lopo, Reece Curry, Charlie D’Antonio, Landon Fetty and Wesely Amos. The All-State teams are comprised of players who participated in the Inline Hockey Association of Arizona (IHAAZ) during the 2016 season, which ended in May.


TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO REGISTER FOR PRESCOTT AMERICAN YOUTH SOCCER ORGANIZATION’S (AYSO) 2016 season. From 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, AYSO volunteers will be available at the Prescott YMCA, 750 Whipple St., to help register players, coaches and referees, and to answer any questions. For more information about how to sign up in-person with Region 172 board members, visit Folks may also visit to register players and/or volunteers for the fall season, which starts in mid-August.


PRESCOTT GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB’S Men’s Club played a three-day major tournament July 11, 13 and 15 on the course near Dewey. Winners were as follows. In Flight 1, first place went to Darrell King, followed by Chuck Chinberg in second and Tim O’Brien in third. In Flight 2, William Bordner placed first, followed by Joe Manzi in second and Gary Wolfe in third. In Flight 3, Bill Oldfather won, followed by Bob Wetzel in second and Chuck Reading in third.

PLAY OF THE DAY FOR THE ANTELOPE HILLS LADIES GOLF ASSOCIATION was ‘Split Game/Partner/Flighted’ July 14 on the North Course in Prescott. Winners were as follows. In the first flight, Suzanne Springer and Carolyn Jarvis placed first with a 107 score, as runners-up Marty Borgelt and Cathy Schiller shot a 112. In the second flight, Jeanne Dardis and Gayle Rendelman won with a 107. There was a tie for second place between Pat Fleckenstein and partner S. Bagwell, and Karen Jennings and Diane Flannery, as the pairings each shot a 114. In the third flight, Pat Stratman and B. Cady won with a 107. Tying for second place were Claudia Miner and Sue Gibson, and Sharon Moore and partner Bev Peck. Both twosomes shot a 109. In the closest to the pin competition, Rendelman won on hole No. 8. Melba Moeck was low gross of the week, firing a 90.

THE ANTELOPE HILLS MEN’S GOLF CLUB played its July 11 tournament on the South Course in Prescott. The format was 4-Man ‘1, 2, 3 Scoring,’ in whi ch the total lowest gross and net score(s) count for the par 3s, 4s and 5s. Winners were as follows. In the first flight, the team of Herb Keeling, Bill Huth, Ron Weiss and Perry Huyck shot low gross, with low net going to Fred Laskowski, Durwood Nixon, Barney Barber and the blind draw (BD) player. In the second flight, Ken Appletree, Saul Fein, Richard Roberts and the BD player took low gross. Low net went to Brian Elliott, Bill Reimers, Steve Sauer and Tedd Peck. In the third flight, low gross went to Andy Ozols, Jack Carnes, Dave Keeley and the BD player, with low net going to Jordan Ristich, Larry Lage, Raul Flores and Gary Kiser.

On July 13, the Club played its tournament on the South Course, with the format being ‘Skins and Closest to the Pin.’ Seventy-six players participated in this contest, which was broken down into four flights and awarded skins in both gross and net categories. Twenty-four players were awarded one or more skins. In the closest to the pin competition, the winners were Jack Marr, Jim Audette, Saul Fein and John Spehar.

To join the Antelope Hills Men’s Club, which is conducting its membership drive, visit or call 928-499-7788.

THE FORMAT FOR QUAILWOOD GREENS MEN’S CLUB July 13 was ‘Individual Gross & Net-Flighted’ on the course near Dewey. Winners were as follows. In the ‘A’ Flight, Stewart Hopkins shot the low gross with a 70, followed by Nick Proefrock with the second low gross of 71. Moe Peloquin and Dave Janz tied for the first low net of 62. In the ‹B› Flight, Larry Clark shot the low gross with a 76, followed by Ken Kies with the second low gross of 83. Lee Wood shot the first low net of 61, followed by Greg Schmacker’s second low-net score of 63. In the closest to the pin competition, winners were: Larry Clark (hole No. 2), Moe Peloquin (No. 3), Nick Proefrock (Nos. 5 and 13), Stewart Hopkins (No. 7), Mike Tucker (No. 11) and Jack Lambert (No. 16).


THE NORTH CENTRAL HORSESHOE CLUB played host to its 5th annual Veterans’ Day Fund Raiser Tournament July 9 at American Legion Park off Bob Street in Prescott Valley. Thirty-four pitchers, who were divided into 17 two-man teams, competed in the tournament, which was played in front of some 15-20 spectators. Winners were as follows. Taking first place was the team of Jay Mast and Bob Chambers of Prescott Valley. Second place went to Herb Baggett and Marty Grossman, also of PV. Trisha Hoshaw of Mesa and Fred Volpe of Prescott were third. John Nay and Gary Sotelo of PV were fourth. Tourney proceeds supported American Legion Post No. 108. The club’s courts, west of Navajo Drive, are open to the public every day, except tournament days. For more information, call John Nay at 928-379-1922.


CHINO VALLEY YOUTH FOOTBALL & CHEER’S 2016 season begins on Monday, July 25. Practices will be conducted at the Del Rio Elementary/Heritage Middle School fields in Chino Valley from 5-7 p.m. Monday through Friday for the first three weeks of the campaign for football and the first two weeks for cheer. Players’ families will be contacted by their respective coaches about a week before practices start. All physicals for players must be completed by July 25 in order for them to participate. As for the league’s football coaches, a mandatory coaches’ clinic will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the Camp Verde Multi-Use Complex, 280 Camp Lincoln Road in Camp Verde.


THE ANNUAL ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS BASEBALL ACADEMY Youth Camp will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. July 25-29 at Brad Ziegler Field in Prescott. This academy is the official instructional division of the D-backs. Each camp day and session is choreographed to maximize participation and activity time, D-backs brass say. They add that its instructors are handpicked by the organization from a group of former professional players, as well as the best local collegiate and high school coaches. The camp, which is designed for boys and girls ages 6-14, includes baseball/softball fundamentals training, a D-backs T-shirt and hat, and a free ticket to a 2016 home game with the opportunity to buy additional tickets at a discount. For more information, visit:


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 them at 928-717-0111; or call the Sacred Heart Parish office at 928-445-3141 and ask for Beverly Aviles. Also, you can visit the website at and download the registration form. Fee is $80 per person and participation is limited, so early registration is encouraged.


MEMBERS OF THE 2016 YAVAPAI COLLEGE SOCCER TEAM will conduct two free youth soccer clinics on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley and again on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. The clinics will take place from 9-10:30 a.m. on both days. Boys and girls ages 5-16 are eligible to participate. No registration is required. If possible, each participant should bring his or her own soccer ball. All participants will receive a special soccer souvenir gift. Come and meet the 2016 Roughriders prior to their season opener!

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