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Local Sports in Brief: Big Brothers Big Sisters’ BIG Swing Golf Tournament set for June 14 in Sedona

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Big Brothers Big Sisters’ BIG Swing Golf Tournament set for June 14 in Sedona

Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters is inviting the public to participate in its BIG Swing Golf Tournament from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 14, at Seven Canyons in Sedona. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit’s mission to be the “defender of the potential in all children.” Cost is $225 per golfer. For more information, including registration for playing, visit or call Cheryl Gray for sponsorship information at 928-634-9789.

Prescott High School seeks head coaches for 4 different sports in 2019-20

The following head coaching positions are available at Prescott High School for the 2019-2020 school year: girls volleyball, wrestling, swimming and track and field. To find out requirements to become a coach, submit a résumé, or to inquire about a position, contact Prescott High School Athletic Director Missy Townsend at or call her at 928-445-2322, ext. 72116.

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

Yavapai College baseball to host day camp

At the Mile High Baseball School Day Camp players 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. This camp is for players between the ages of 5 and 12 with division of age groups throughout the program. The camp will take place from 8:30 to 11 a.m. each day. The fee for this camp is $75 with an additional $10 charge for late registration. The fee includes professional instruction and evaluation, as well as a camp T-shirt. The camp capacity is limited to 150 campers. For more information, call Yavapai College assistant baseball coach Kyle Wise at 928-776-2292, email him at

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 or assistant coach Doug Beilfuss via email at

Hassayampa Golf Course celebrating 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

— Courier Sports

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