Local Sports in Brief: Yavapai volleyball players earn ACCAC honors
The ACCAC released its All-Conference awards Monday and several Yavapai College volleyball players were on the list. Freshman setter Kanani Hiapo earned first team All-ACCAC and first team NJCAA All-Region. Kaytlin Yost was honorable mention All-ACCAC and first team NJCAA All-Region. The Roughriders begin postseason play Wednesday, Nov. 1, as they host Seminole State College (Oklahoma) in the first round of the NJCAA District B tournament. The winner advances to the district championship Friday in Thatcher facing Eastern Arizona College. The winner of the District B tournament moves on to the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kan.
Ice skating season begins Nov. 5 at PV Event Center
The Prescott Valley Event Center opens its doors to the public for ice skating beginning Sunday, Nov. 5, with two free skate sessions set to take place at 2 p.m. Skate rental fees still apply and are provided at a first-come, first-serve basis. Admission for ages 13 and up is $4.50 and children 12 and under are free. Skate rentals are $4 and skate sharpening is $6. For more information, visit the Prescott Valley Parks and Recreation Department website at pvaz.net or call 928-759-3090.
Game and Fish host game management open house
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has scheduled an open house with a wildlife biologist to answer questions about local game management in the Prescott area. The open house takes place a Sportsman’s Warehouse, 1761 E. Highway 69, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9. The public is invited to bring questions and engage in one-on-one conversation. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is responsible for more than 800 native wildlife species, the most of any inland state, for current and future generations of citizens. For more information, visit azgfd.gov.
Goshindo Games comes to Yavapai College Nov. 18
The United States Association of Martial Artists is hosting a two-star event Saturday, Nov. 18, on the campus of Yavapai College in Prescott. Yavapai’s gymnasium will host several styles of fighting, including Kumite, Kobudo, Kata and Chanbara disciplines. Attendees are asked to pay $40 for two events and $10 for each additional event. Spectators are $5 and ages 5 and under are free. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the competition beginning at 9 a.m. Yavapai College is located at 1100 E. Sheldon St. in Prescott. For more information, or to pre-register for the event, go to prescottkarate.com.