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Prescott Valley Little League opening ceremony set for April 8
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Prescott Valley Little League will play host to its 2019 opening day ceremony at 5 p.m. Monday, April 8, at the Mountain Valley Amphitheater, immediately before its first games of the season. For more information, visit prescottvalleylittleleague.weebly.com or send an email to: prescottvalleylittleleague@yahoo.com.

Prescott Senior Softball Association barbecue set for April 8

The Prescott Senior Softball Association (PSSA) barbecue is scheduled for noon on Monday, April 8, at Pioneer Park. Play for the 2019 season begins at 9 a.m. Monday, April 29, at which time PSSA plans to honor the memory of past Yavapai Tribe president and long-time PSSA sponsor/player Ernie Jones. PSSA players will line up along the first- and third-base lines, sing the national anthem, and have a ceremonial first pitch. This year’s PSSA team jerseys will feature a patch honoring Jones.

4th annual Whiskey Basin Trail Runs return to Prescott April 13

The fourth annual Whiskey Basin Trail Runs returns to Prescott on Saturday, April 13. Ultra-marathon runners and beginning trail runners are welcome, with five different race options to choose from. All courses travel along the scenic Prescott Circle Trail. Start times are 5 a.m. (88 Km), 7 a.m. (60 Km), 8 a.m. (33 Km), 9 a.m. (half marathon) and 9:30 a.m. (10 Km). The 10 kilometer and half marathon races are new in 2019. Entry fees vary per race. For more information or to register, visit aravaiparunning.com/whiskey-basin.

Baseball prospect camp set for May 12 at Yavapai College

The annual Yavapai College Baseball Prospect Camp will take place at Roughrider Park on Sunday, May 12. Every junior college and NAIA baseball program in Arizona will be invited to attend this event. The prospect camp is geared toward uncommitted seniors as well as underclassmen wanting a head start on the recruiting process. The camp consists of two sessions; bullpens in the morning and position player workouts in the afternoon. Registration for pitchers and catchers will be at 9:15 a.m. on May 12, and bullpens will begin around 10 a.m. Registration for position players begins at noon, with workouts scheduled for 1 p.m. The camp costs $50 per player. Same-day registration costs $60 per player. For more information, call Yavapai College assistant baseball coach Kyle Wise at 928-776-2292, email him at kyle.wise@yc.edu.

Embry-Riddle men’s basketball program to host youth summer camp June 10-13

The annual Embry-Riddle men’s basketball youth summer camp is scheduled for June 10-13 at the ERAU Activity Center in Prescott. Both boys and girls ages 7-11 and ages 12-16 are invited to participate. The 7-11 age group meets from 9-11 a.m. on the June 10-13, while the 12-16 age group meets from 12:30-2:30 p.m. on the 10-13. Cost is $90 per camper. This camp is run by the coaching staff for the Embry-Riddle men’s program, as well as the players from the team. For more information, contact coach Eric Fundalewicz via email at fundalee@erau.edu or assistant coach Doug Beilfuss via email at beilfusd@erau.edu.

Roughrider baseball program to host overnight camp July 14-17

At the Mile High Baseball School Overnight Camp you will learn skills from a new perspective with a fresh, dynamic approach to teaching baseball. The camp will include instruction on hitting, pitching, fielding and base running. Specialty areas will include speed, strength, conditioning and mental skills. The camp is for players between the ages of 10 and 18. Campers have the option of overnight stay in Yavapai College housing. Meals and activities will be included in the camp fee. Campers will be under adult supervision at all times. Registration and introduction for the camp will run from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 14. Camp will take place for the next three days, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fee for campers commuting to camp is $175. The fee for campers staying overnight is $400. An additional $10 will be added to the fee for late registration. The camp’s capacity is limited to 150 campers. For more information, call Yavapai College assistant baseball coach Kyle Wise at 928-776-2292, send an email to kyle.wise@yc.edu.

Hassayampa Golf Course celebrating its 100-year anniversary; club looks for memorabilia

With the Hassayampa Golf Course celebrating its 100th year of existence in 2019, Capital Canyon Club members are seeking out any memorabilia in reference to the club. Members are specifically looking for old score cards, trophies, pictures from 1919 to 1969, brochures, and or newspaper articles. If you have any items you’d like displayed in the historical room at the club, contact John Oas at 928-515-2909, or email norsetigeroas@gmail.com.

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