Sports Briefly: Arizona Fallen Military 5K is May 28
ARIZONA FALLEN MILITARY 5K
THE SECOND ANNUAL HONOR AND REMEMBER Memorial 5K Run/Walk to recognize Arizona’s fallen military members is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28, in Prescott Valley. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The event starts and ends at the Prescott Valley Iron King Trail off Glassford Hill Road and Santa Fe Loop. The $20 early registration fee includes a T-shirt. After May 13, the fee climbs to $25. Proceeds will benefit “Honor and Remember – Arizona,” which perpetually recognizes the sacrifice of fallen military heroes and their families. To register online, visit HonorandRemember.org/events. For more information, send an email to Laura@HonorandRemember.org or call Jasmine Crowl at 928-499-5565 or Judi Smith at 602-741-6926.
BADGER BASEBALL CAMP
THE PRESCOTT BADGER BASEBALL CAMP, conducted by Prescott High coach Kent Winslow, is scheduled for 8 to 11 a.m. June 13-16, for boys ages 8 to 14. Cost is $75 per camper. Mail your registration to: P.O. Box 12491, Prescott, AZ 86304. For more information, contact Winslow at 928-515-4257 or email him at: Kent.Winslow@Prescottschools.com.
MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOCCER CHAMPS
HERITAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL’S girls’ soccer team played a tough game against Prescott Mile High to win the tri-city area’s middle school soccer tournament April 23 in Prescott. The title match finished in a 1-1 tie, but Heritage would win in a shootout. Throughout the season, each team had only one loss, to each other, with a score of 2-1 in both games.
ON APRIL 30, THE CENTRAL ARIZONA HORSESHOE CLUB conducted the Arizona State Singles Championships in Prescott Valley. There were 45 pitchers from throughout the state. Results were as follows. In the Elders Class A: 1st place – Doyle Mathews (Sun City); 2nd – Herb Baggett (Prescott Valley); 3rd – Ron Buckley (Kearny). In Elders Class B: 1st – John Nay (Prescott Valley); 2nd – Dave Loving (Prescott Valley); 3rd – Forrest Miller (Payson). In Elders Class C: 1st – Chester Borders (Tucson); 2nd – Larry Ingraham (Sun City); 3rd – Tom Missey (Prescott Valley). In Senior Men’s: 1st – David Williams (Sahuarita); 2nd – Galen DeWitt (Tucson); 3rd – Cody Williams (Prescott). In Men’s Class A: 1st – Jacob Fimbres (Florence); 2nd – Frank Farley (Phoenix); 3rd – Kevin Botts (Apache Junction). In Men’s Class B: 1st – Ron Lipinski (Scottsdale); 2nd – Mike Payne (Casa Grande); 3rd – Dan Stremick (Colorado). In Men’s Class C: 1st – Steve Ochoa (Dewey); 2nd – Max Teto (Prescott); 3rd – Robert Chubinsky (Surprise). In Men’s Class D: 1st – Gary Carter (Prescott); 2nd – Tom Cochran (San Manuel); 3rd – James Rhodes (Mesa). In Women’s Class A: 1st – Trisha Hoshaw (Mesa); 2nd – Mary Fimbres (Florence). In Women’s Class B: 1st – Debbie Nay (Prescott Valley); 2nd – Sherri Ochoa (Dewey). In Mixed: 1st – Brian Williams (Tucson); 2nd – Tom Williams (Apache Junction); 3rd – Tommy Logsdon (Prescott). Organizers say the tournament was a great time of fellowship, with some intense competition. There were more than several matches decided by 1 or 2 points. The weather was ominous for the entire day, with major temperature changes and gusting winds. This made the tournament even more memorable. The Arizona State Horseshoe Pitchers Annual Banquet followed the tournament, with nearly 70 in attendance. On Saturday, May 7, the Club will host the “Welcome to the Mountains” tournament. Pitchers will come in from around the state, with pitching starting at 9 a.m. Spectators are welcome to stop by and check it out. The Central Arizona Horseshoe Club courts are located in the American Legion Park on Bob Street, just off Navajo Drive in Prescott Valley. The Club courts are open to the public, with the exception of tournament days. It’s a great family sport. For more information, call John Nay at 928-379-1922.
LOCAL GOLF RESULTS
PRESCOTT GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB’S Men’s Club played ‘Individual Nassau’ on April 28, on the course near Dewey. Winners were as follows. In Flight A, Sands and King tied for the best score on the front nine with a 32, as Algarin won on the back nine with a 35, and Melquist had the top overall score with a 64. In Flight B, Burton shot a best of 33 on the front nine, Wetzel was tops on the back nine with a 35, and Goodale fired the best overall with a 64.
THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS men’s basketball team will play at Prescott Valley Event Center at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 8, as part of its 2016 World Tour. The iconic squad is celebrating its 90th anniversary world tour with a star-studded roster. “Ball-handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment” will be on display for fans of all ages. Before the game, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., a Magic Pass Pre-Game Show is scheduled. For more information, including ticket prices, visit the PV Event Center box office, 3201 N. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or call 928-772-1819 or 866-443-8849.
LOCAL BASEBALL CAMP
THE YAVAPAI COLLEGE BASEBALL PROSPECT CAMP will be at Roughrider Park on Sunday, May 8. The annual Prospect Camp’s purpose is to promote exposure to Yavapai College as well as all other ACCAC baseball programs. Each Junior College from the state of Arizona will be invited to recruit and evaluate talent. The Prospect Camp is also geared toward sophomores and juniors wishing to get a head start on the recruiting process. Yavapai College currently has players on its roster from this camp. The camp will consist of two sessions; bullpens in the morning and position player workouts in the afternoon. Registration for pitchers and catchers will be at 9:15 a.m. and bullpens will begin at approximately 10:00 a.m. Registration for position players will begin at noon and the workouts will begin at 1 p.m. The fee for the camp is $50 and for those who sign up on the day of there will be an additional $10 fee for late registration. For more information contact Yavapai College Assistant Baseball Coach Kyle Wise at 928-776-2292 or email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit the Yavapai College Athletics Summer Camp Website at: www.goroughriders.com/summercamps/.