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Mile Hi Horseshoe Club crowns Top 3 at Tall Pines Tournament

Local Sports in Brief

Jerry Sloan of Prescott Valley placed first, Joe Starika of Prescott Valley finished second and Kim Ranney of Cleator claimed third out of six pitchers at the Mile Hi Horseshoe Club’s Tall Pines Tournament Saturday, June 30, at Watson Lake Park Horseshoe Complex in Prescott.

Mile Hi Horseshoe Club will not conduct any more tournaments until a sanctioned tourney scheduled for Sunday, July 29, at the horseshoe complex.

The Club’s Thursday night league play will not resume until 6:15 p.m. Aug. 2 at the complex. For more information, call Cal Cordes at 928-583-4258.

Fishing opportunities expanding in Prescott Valley

The Arizona Game and Fish Department and the Town of Prescott Valley have teamed up to expand fishing opportunities in the community, according to a press release. Yavapai Lakes, consisting of two ponds in the Urban Forest Park, has been added to Game and Fish’s community fishing program. The ponds are located at 8700 E. Lakeshore Drive in Prescott Valley.

Fain Lake, which Game and Fish is already stocking with rainbow trout, will begin to receive fish through the Community Fishing Program. On June 12, Game and Fish stocked 1,000 pounds of catchable catfish into Yavapai Lakes at Urban Forest, and Fain Lake.

Game and Fish reminded the public that a valid license is required for those over the age of 10. A youth combo hunt/fish license for age 10 to 17 is just $5.

Junior Match Play Championship set for July 23-26 in Prescott

The 2018 Prescott City Junior Match Play Championship is scheduled to take place Monday through Thursday, July 23-26, at Antelope Hills Golf Course in Prescott. Entry fee is $25 per golfer, which includes lunch, practice balls, and green fees.

Members of the 2018 Yavapai College men’s soccer team will conduct two free youth soccer clinics on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley, and on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. Both clinics run from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Boys and girls ages 5-15 are eligible to participate. No registration is required. If possible, participants should bring their own soccer ball.

City of Prescott teams with Antelope Hills to offer junior golf class

The City of Prescott and Antelope Hills Golf Course have joined to offer junior golfers a FUNdamental Golf Class that will teach young people interested in the game how to play in a fast, safe and courteous manner. This 90 minutes class is open to junior’s ages 7 to 18 for various dates and times throughout the year.

Preregistration and payment of $10 is required. After completion, a junior golfer may participate in the Junior Developmental Program, which includes complimentary green fees and range balls for $20 per month.

The program also allows for junior golfers to receive instruction from PGA professionals. Registration forms are available at the Antelope Hills golf shop. For more information, call 928-776-7888.