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Ed Lepordo Memorial Pronghorn Golf Tournament set for June 16 in Prescott

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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 gloria@pvchamber.org.

4th annual John Hanna Memorial Invitational Tournament set for May 26-27

The fourth annual John Hanna Memorial Invitational Tournament is scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, in Prescott. Six teams from Arizona and New Mexico will compete in the men’s fast pitch NAFA wooden bat event during Memorial Day weekend. Teams participating include the Patriots, Regulators and Wolf Pack from Prescott, while the Bandits from Phoenix and Brewers from Window Rock return. McCoy 913 of Red Rock, New Mexico, are also set to attend. Games begin Saturday at 8 a.m. at Ken Lindley Field. Sunday’s playoffs are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m., with the championship slated for 4 p.m. There is no admission fee. For more information, contact tournament director Sharon Mitchell at 928-925-0395, or email blackvehicle@cableone.net.

Prescott Athletic Club offering intro to tennis class

The Prescott Athletic Club is offering an introduction to tennis class for local players interested in learning the basics about tennis. The class is scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19. For more information contact Cathy Low at 928-308-1008, or email pclow@cable.net.

Back of the Pack running club offering two summer sessions

Prescott’s Back of the Pack running club, created to help beginners, is scheduled to offer two summer sessions this year, each lasting about four weeks. The first session runs Saturday, June 9, through Saturday, June 30, with session two beginning Saturday, July 7, and going through Saturday, July 28. The cost of each session is $25, which includes four coach-led group runs and two cross-training sessions each week. For more information, contact Lynn Grieger at 802-688-4511 or email lynngriegervt@gmail.com.

Prescott Rebels 12U club competing for national title in Cooperstown

The Prescott Rebels 12U youth baseball team has been chosen to play in the Cooperstown Dreams Park and American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament the week of July 28 in the “Magical Mythical Home of Baseball” in Cooperstown, New York. In addition to competing against teams from around the country, members of the Prescott Rebels will be enshrined into the prestigious American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame. For more information, call Chad Mickelson at 928-925-7115 or visit cooperstowndreamspark.com.

PATA Memorial Day tennis tourney set for Memorial Day weekend

The Prescott Area Tennis Association is hosting a NTRP Tennis Tournament on Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Sunday, May 26 to 28, at Roughrider Tennis Center in Prescott. Registration is open. For more information, please contact tournament director Dave Hibbs at 406-871-0377, or email onehibbee@hotmail.com. Players can register online at pataonline.org.