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Rodeo is in J.C. Mortensen’s blood, and he’s been waiting with bated breath for this moment since he was a youngster.

By Doug Cook April 25, 2019
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Prescott’s baseball team received a difficult draw as the No. 8 seed in the 4A state tournament, which begins Saturday, April 27, but it would be unwise to overlook these experienced Badgers.

By Doug Cook April 25, 2019
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The 4A No. 3-seeded Bradshaw Mountain softball team will not only play host to a first-round game in the 16-team 4A state tournament at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, on its campus field.

By Doug Cook April 25, 2019
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A member of the Prescott Masters Swim Team within the past year swam the fastest masters time in the world in the 200-meter short-course butterfly.

By Courier Sports April 25, 2019
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Patrick Mahomes has gone from playing the Madden video game with his dad to being on the cover.

By Associated Press April 25, 2019
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A Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at the top, two more QBs along the way — and a whole lot of guys who like nothing better than putting passers on the ground.

By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer April 25, 2019
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The player widely projected to be the NBA draft's top overall pick came up at a college basketball corruption trial Thursday as jurors heard a recording of a Clemson coach who seemed eager for help from an aspiring agent.

By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press April 25, 2019
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The Arizona Cardinals ended months of speculation by taking Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray with the No. 1 overall pick of the NFL draft.

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer April 25, 2019
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PITTSBURGH — Zack Greinke and two Arizona relievers allowed five hits in a 5-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday that secured a four-game sweep for the Diamondbacks.

By ALAN SAUNDERS, Associated Press April 25, 2019
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AVONDALE, La. — More than two inches of heavy rain and lightning has forced a stoppage in play during Thursday's first round of the Zurich Classic.

By Associated Press April 25, 2019

Spend a few hours observing a “driving range” or what should be appropriately called a “practice area.” Just watch. You will see friends coaching friends, spouses teaching spouses, parents instructing children – and you hear the regurgitation (another name for this is vomit) of myths that have perpetrated golf for a long time.

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For 3A No. 17 Pusch Ridge Christian Academy, that’s all it took to dispatch the No. 16 Chino Valley softball team from the postseason.

By Doug Cook April 24, 2019
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More than a decade ago, Travis McCabe ran cross-country and track throughout his four years at Prescott High School, making a name for himself not only in the Quad Cities but across Arizona.

By Doug Cook April 24, 2019
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Whiskey Off-Road endurance mountain bike race founder Todd Sadow has said it before: Keeping the event fresh and inviting to cyclists of all ages and backgrounds should help to ensure its longevity.

By Doug Cook April 24, 2019
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2019 Whiskey Off-Road Cross-Country Endurance Mountain Biking April 26-28 Downtown Prescott/Prescott National Forest

By Courier Sports April 24, 2019
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Tucson-based Epic Rides, which has put on the Whiskey Off-Road cross-country endurance mountain bike races here for each of the past 16 years, makes a good point: Why should adults have all the fun during event weekend?

By Doug Cook April 24, 2019
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Rita Carey Rubin, host of YRMC’s Your Healthy Kitchen, recently caught up with Chloe Woodruff, professional competitive cyclist and founder / manager of the Stan’s-Pivot Pro Team.

By Courier Sports April 24, 2019
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Six past Whiskey Off-Road 50 Proof pro champions are scheduled to appear at the 2019 running of the popular endurance mountain biking race April 26-28 in downtown Prescott and on the Prescott National Forest.

By Doug Cook April 24, 2019
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PITTSBURGH — There was no stopping Ketel Marte and the Diamondbacks — especially not in Pittsburgh.

By WES CROSBY, Associated Press April 24, 2019
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Big deals for Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and others that included large signing bonuses masked an otherwise flat market for the second straight offseason that caused Major League Baseball's opening-day payrolls to drop by $43 million for 2019.

By RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer April 24, 2019
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There couldn’t have been a more ideal start to Prescott’s postseason campaign as the Badgers made quick work of Ironwood Ridge for a 5-0 victory in the first round of the Division II state playoffs on Tuesday.

By Aaron Valdez April 23, 2019
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Jarrod Dyson watched the ball hit the dirt and bolted for home, an impressive read by the veteran speedster.

By ALAN SAUNDERS, Associated Press April 23, 2019
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New Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has been accused of sexual assault in a lawsuit by a former sports reporter.

By Associated Press April 23, 2019
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While Gardner Minshew prepared for the NFL draft, his former team, Washington State, was auditioning potential replacements.

By ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer April 23, 2019
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We learned during the 2018 season that offense is beloved by NFL teams (and fans). We also learned that defense, as performed by the Patriots in the Super Bowl, carries away the Lombardi Trophy.

By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer April 23, 2019

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