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Local Sports in Brief: Free Fishing Day is Saturday at Goldwater Lake in Prescott

Luis Mendoza waits for a bite while fishing at Goldwater Lake on June 18, 2015, in Prescott. Goldwater Lake will host a Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 1. (Courier, File)

Luis Mendoza waits for a bite while fishing at Goldwater Lake on June 18, 2015, in Prescott. Goldwater Lake will host a Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 1. (Courier, File)

Free Fishing Day is Saturday at Goldwater Lake in Prescott

Goldwater Lake in Prescott will participate in the Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Free Fishing Day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 1. Each year, Game & Fish sponsors Free Fishing Day clinics/events to give people the opportunity to see if they like the sport. As part of National Fishing and Boating Week (June 1-9), anglers can fish for free during those four hours, which is ideal for families. Loaner fishing rods, bait and instruction will be provided for free as well. On that Saturday only, no fishing licenses will be required for individuals fishing on any public waters in Arizona. Bag limits and other fishing regulations will remain in full effect, however. Since children younger than 10 can fish for free all year long in Arizona, Free Fishing Day is a treat for older children and their parents. For more information about fishing licenses, visit: azgfd.com/license/. A General Fishing License costs $37 for residents and $55 for non-residents. Combo Hunt & Fish Licenses cost $57 and Youth Combo Hunt and Fish Licenses are $5. All licenses are valid for one year from the date of purchase. All monies generated from the sale of licenses benefit wildlife conservation.

Embry-Riddle women’s basketball to hold youth summer camp June 3-6 in Prescott

Embry-Riddle’s women’s basketball program will conduct its boys and girls summer camp from Monday, June 3, through Thursday, June 6, at the ERAU Activity Center (Building 80), 3700 Willow Creek Road, in Prescott. Times on those dates will run from 9 a.m. to noon for players ages 7-11 and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for players ages 12-17. Registration fee costs $90 per participant. To register, visit: secure.touchnet.net/C20722_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=508&SINGLESTORE=true or send an email to ERAU women’s basketball coach Michael Trujillo at: trujilm4@erau.edu.

Ed Lepordo Pronghorn Golf Classic June 22 at Prescott Golf Club

The Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce will play host to the 26th annual Ed Lepordo Pronghorn Golf Classic Saturday, June 22, at Prescott Golf & Country Club, 1030 Prescott Country Club Boulevard, in Dewey. Entry fees are $300 per foursome or $85 per individual. To register, visit pvchamber.org. Hole sponsorships are available for $125 apiece, but it is important to act fast if interested. The Chamber is also looking for raffle prizes from businesses that want to sponsor the tournament and is willing to pick up prizes at those places of business. For more information, call PV Chamber Operations & Events Manager Gloria Grose at 928-772-8857 or email her at: gloria@pvchamber.org.

Free Yavapai College youth soccer clinics Aug. 10, 17 in Prescott Valley, Prescott

Members of the 2019 Yavapai College men’s soccer team will conduct two free youth soccer clinics on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley and on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Ken Lindley Field in Prescott. Clinics will take place from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Boys and girls ages 5-15 are eligible to participate. No registration is required. If possible, participants should bring their own soccer balls. All participants will receive a special soccer souvenir gift. Come meet the 2019 Roughriders before their regular-season opener at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, versus South Mountain Community College at Mountain Valley Park Amphitheater in Prescott Valley.

Mile Hi Horseshoe Club announces winners from Prescott Merchants Tournament May 25

There were three first-place finishers in as many different classes at the Mile Hi Horseshoe Club’s Prescott Merchants Tournament May 25 at the Watson Lake Park courts. In Class A, Ty Frazier of Las Vegas won, followed by Steve Ochoa of Dewey in second place, and John May of Prescott Valley in third. In Class B, Ron Davis of Mayer won, followed by Bob Chuvinski of Sedona in second, and Sherri Ochoa of Dewey in third. In Class C/D, Jamie Frost of Kingman won, followed by Tom Logsdon of Dewey in second, and Jeff Corwin of Kingman in third. The Mile Hi Horseshoe Club’s next sanctioned tournament, the Mile Hi Hit the Stake Tournament, is scheduled for Saturday, June 8, at the Watson Lake Park courts. Entry fee is $20 per pitcher and registration closes on June 7. For more information, call Cal Cordes at 928-583-4258.

Antelope Hills Golf Course to offer junior golf classes this summer in Prescott

Antelope Hills Golf Course, 1 Perkins Drive in Prescott, has announced dates for its Junior golf classes this summer. The group classes are for boys and girls ages 8-16 and will include basic golf fundamentals, golf course etiquette, and play on the course. The week-long classes are scheduled for the weeks of June 10, June 24, and July 15. The cost for the week of five lessons is $50 per person. Entry forms and information packets are available at the Antelope Hills Pro Shop. For more information, call Mack McCarley, PGA Professional, at 801-915-8391.

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