Prescott Valley Grand Prix set for Memorial Day weekend
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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 25-27. 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 today, 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.
PATA Memorial Day tennis tournament set for this weekend
The Prescott Area Tennis Association is hosting a NTRP Tennis Tournament on Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Sunday, May 25-27, at Roughrider Tennis Center in Prescott. Registration is open. For more information, please contact tournament director Dave Hibbs at 406-871-0377, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Players can register online at pataonline.org.
4th annual John Hanna Memorial Invitational is May 26-27
The fourth annual John Hanna Memorial Invitational Tournament is scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday, May 26-27, 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 email@example.com.
Ed Lepordo Memorial golf tourney 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beginner golf class for ladies set for June 18-22 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.
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.
Mile High overnight camp at Yavapai College set for June 24
The Mile High Baseball School Overnight Camp is scheduled to take place on the campus of Yavapai College on June 24-27 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. Specialty areas include speed, strength, conditioning and mental skills. The camp is for players ages 10 to 18 with an option to stay overnight in Yavapai College housing. Meals and activities will be included in the camp fee. Registration and introduction for the camp will be June 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. The camp will take place for the next three day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fee for commuting players is $175, while campers staying the night are $400 with an additional $10 added for late registration. Camp capacity is limited to 150 players. For more information, contact Yavapai assistant baseball coach Kyle Wise at 928-776-2292, or email email@example.com.
Harlem Globetrotters coming to Phoenix Aug. 11
The Harlem Globetrotters will bring their world-famous basketball show to Arizona this summer as Talking Stick Resort Arena will host the team from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in Phoenix. The Harlem Globetrotters have entertained basketball fans for more than 90 years. The roster this year features Big Easy Lofton, Hi-Lite Bruton, Ant Atkinson and Hammer Harrison. Also included is the club’s largest female roster in team history as TNT Lister, Hoops Green and Torch George are scheduled to make an appearance. Tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, at harlemglobetrotters.com. Fans can purchase their seats at the Talking Stick Resort Arena box office, or by phone at 800-745-3000.
City of Prescott teams with Antelope Hills for 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.