NAZ Suns Basketball Camp set for July 27
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The Northern Arizona Suns are scheduled to host their second annual NAZ Suns Basketball Camp from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 27, at the Prescott Valley Event Center. The camp includes skill training by NAZ Suns’ basketball staff, two tickets to the Suns home opener, completion certificate, T-shirt and a free lunch. Players ages 7 to 17 are encouraged to register quickly as space is limited. Camp fee is $50. To register, visit nazsuns.com/kidscamp or call 928-772-7867.
Ed Lepordo Memorial Pronghorn Golf Tournament set for June 16
The 25th annual Ed Lepordo Memorial Pronghorn Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 16, at the Prescott Golf and Country Club. The tournament is an 18-hole, four-person scramble format. Entry fee is $85 per player, or $300 for a foursome. Entry fee includes lunch, green and cart fees, balls, player goodie bag and prizes. For more information, contact Gloria Grose at the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce at 928-772-8857, or email email@example.com.
Wade Parker SB tournament set to honor fallen 19 hotshots June 16-17
The sixth annual Wake Parker Weekend Co-Ed Softball Tournament is scheduled for Father’s Day Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17, in Chino Valley. The tournament will take place at Community Center Park on 1615 N. Road 1 East in Chino Valley. Parker, a Chino Valley High School graduate, was one of the 19 fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots who died while battling the Yarnell Hill Fire in June 2013. The tournament is played in their honor. Entry fee is $300 per team, and all proceeds from the tournament go to the Wade Parker Memorial Foundation, which operates a scholarship fund. Tournament games begin at 8 a.m. Contests are six innings under a one-hour time limit. For more information or to register, contact Jerry Garcia at 928-533-1624. Registration deadline is Sunday, June 10.
Jerry Germain Memorial Horseshoe Tournament set for June 23 in Prescott Valley
The second annual Jerry Germain Memorial Horseshoe Tournament is scheduled to take place Saturday, June 23, in Prescott Valley. Horseshoe pitchers are asked to pay a $10 entry fee, with all proceeds going to fund American Legion programs in Arizona. The tournament is sponsored by American Legion Post 108 in association with the Central Arizona Horseshoe Club. The horseshoe pits are located at American Legion Park, 3281 N. Bob Street in Prescott Valley. Check in time is 7:30 a.m. with pitching starting at 8:30 a.m. For more information, contact Gary Taylor at 928-713-6339.