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Free Yavapai College youth soccer clinic set for Aug. 11

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Free Yavapai College youth soccer clinic set for Aug. 11

Members of the 2018 Yavapai College men’s soccer team will conduct a free youth soccer clinics on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley. The clinic runs 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.

Mile Hi Horseshoe Club’s Watson Lake Special tournament winners listed

The Mile Hi Horseshoe Club played its Watson Lake Special sanctioned tournament Saturday, July 28, in Prescott, and the results were as follows. In Class A, Mike Masari of Happy Jack won, followed by Trish Lincoln of Mesa in second place and Kevin Potts of Mesa in third. In Class B, Larry Ford Sr. of Yuma won, followed by Emmett Jones of Chandler in second place and Patti Lopez Cetiro of Prescott Valley in third.

Mile Hi Horseshoe Club starts 2nd session of league play Aug. 2 at Watson Lake Park

The Mile Hi Horseshoe Club invites all pitchers to participate in its second eight-week session of 2018 league play, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Watson Lake Park Horseshoe Complex, 3101 Watson Lake Road, off North Highway 89 in Prescott. League play will continue every Thursday evening through Sept. 27. Individual or team play is based on available pitchers. Cost is $2 per person, per night, with the money going toward prizes awarded after the eight weeks of play. Each pitcher pitches three 40-shoe games every Thursday night, and all pitchers are assigned to a team each week. Each pitcher’s ringer percentage is accumulated to determine handicap each week. Shoes are available at the courts. Club dues are $20 per year. For more information, call club president Cal Cordes at 928-583-4258.

Game and Fish accepting entries for wildlife calendar photo contest

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is currently holding the 12th annual Arizona Wildlife Photo Contest for the 2019 calendar, which is published in the November-December issue of Arizona Wildlife Views. One best in show and 11 first-place winners will be showcased in the calendar, with the best in show winner featured in the edition. Entries are assigned a number and evaluated anonymously. Personal information is not attached to images or revealed during judging. Photos are evaluated solely on creativity, photogenic quality and effectiveness in conveying the unique character of the subject. Game and Fish is accepting entries until 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10. Cash prizes will be awarded and the contest is free to enter. Submit entries to photocontest@azgfd.gov. For contest rules, visit azgfd.gov/photocontest.

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.

City 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-minute class is open to junior’s ages 7 to 18 for various dates and times throughout the year. Pre-registration and payment of $10 is required. Registration forms are available at the Antelope Hills golf shop. For more information, call 928-776-7888.

Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop set for Sept. 7-9

The Arizona Wildlife Federation, in partnership with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, will conduct its next Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop Sept. 7-9 at Friendly Pines Camp near Prescott. The workshop introduces women (18 and older) to outdoor skills in an enjoyable, no-pressure setting with expert instructors. In addition to being able to select from more than 30 classes, such as horsemanship, geocaching, wilderness medicine, birding and hiking, participants also will have an opportunity to fulfill the field-day requirements to earn their Arizona Hunter Education certificate. An online course must be completed prior to the workshop, however, by visiting hunter-ed.com/arizona. Participants will stay in rustic cabins equipped with showers and toilets. The workshop fee is $250 per person and includes all instruction, course materials, equipment use, meals and lodging. For information, visit azwildlife.org, email to awf@azwildlife.org or call 480-644-0077.

Game and Fish proposing new fishing regulations

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is proposing new fishing regulation changes and inviting the public to review and comment, according to a press release. Game and Fish will host a webcast for a public forum on proposed fishing regulation changes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 30, at department headquarters in Phoenix. The webcast can be viewed at azgfd.gov/webcast. The proposed changes include designating a new Community Fishing Program water regulations at Fain Lake and Yavapai Lakes in Urban Forest Park in Prescott Valley, among others. Game and Fish will be accepting comments through Aug. 31 and the changes are scheduled to be presented to the Arizona Game and Fish Commission at its Sept. 21 meeting.

Adult Soccer Club looking for players, taking signups

The Prescott Adult Soccer Club is looking for players to join the ranks this summer for coed, recreational and stress-free games. Games are pick-up format and players are required to bring a white and dark shirt for teams. The minimum age is 16. The fee for players is between $3 to $5 players depending on player numbers. The fee goes to the city to help keep the lights on. Games take place on Fridays at 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Park in Prescott. For information, call 928-910-2627, or email luckychopp@gmail.com.