Prescott little leaguer Tyson Potts participates in regional home run derby
Local Sports in Brief
Updated as of Thursday, May 24, 2018 6:08 AM
Tyson Potts, a member of the Prescott Little League and current local 14U home run derby champion, narrowly missed out on the championship round of the Regional Jr. Home Run Derby on May 5 at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, coming up short by only one home run to advance. Potts hit seven total home runs in the competition, but needed eight to advance. The winner of the regional tournament in Scottsdale was slated to compete against the best home-run hitters in the country during the Major League Baseball All-Star week in Washington, D.C.
Ed Lepordo Memorial Pronghorn Golf Tournament set for June 16 in Prescott
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prescott Valley Grand Prix set for Memorial Day weekend
The Prescott Valley Grand Prix is scheduled to take place outside the Prescott Valley Event Center on Memorial Day Weekend, Friday through Sunday, May 25 to 27. The weekend will feature bikes, quads and UTVS for all ages and skill levels. Event participants are encouraged to register outside the PV Event Center beginning Friday, May 25, and race all-day tickets will be sold at the gate. For more information, visit azopracing.com or contact Kyle Krause at 623-363-9665, or by email at email@example.com.
Mile High day camp set for June 4-6 in Prescott
The Mile High Baseball School Day Camp is scheduled to take place on the campus of Yavapai College on June 4-6 in Prescott. Participants will receive instruction in baseball skill and technical work, tactics, strategy and games. Players will be placed in groups matching their age and ability to maximize the learning experience. Campers will get instruction on hitting, pitching, fielding and base running. This camp is for players between the ages of 5 and 12. The camp will take place from 8:30 to 11 a.m. each day. The fee is $75 with an additional $10 charge for late registration. The camp capacity is limited to 150 campers. For more information, contact Yavapai assistant baseball coach Kyle Wise at 928-776-2292, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ERAU summer basketball camp set for June 4-7
The Embry-Riddle men’s basketball team invites all local players to participate in its annual Embry-Riddle Men’s Summer Basketball Camp on Monday through Thursday, June 4 to 7, on the university’s Prescott campus. Players will receive coaching from the Eagles’ staff on a variety of basketball skills during the four-day camp. Ages 7-11 are from 9 to 11 a.m. and ages 12-16 are 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on each day. Cost is $90 per player. For more information, contact Eric Fundalewicz by email at email@example.com or Doug Beilfuss at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beginner golf class for ladies set for June 18 at Antelope Hills
Antelope Hills Golf Course is scheduled to host a beginner’s golf class for ladies the week of Monday, June 18, through Friday, June 22, in Prescott. The class will be hosted by PGA teaching professional Mack McCarley. The fee for five lessons is $70. For more information, please call McCarley at 801-915-8391.
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. Pre-registration 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.
Prescott 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 Friday nights weekly at 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Park in Prescott. For more information, call Lucky Chopp at 928-910-2627, or email email@example.com.