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PRESCOTT – Even though the Roughriders didn’t get to save 15% or more on their car insurance, they returned to their winning ways by taking a conference doubleheader over the Gateway Geckos Wednesday afternoon.

By Aaron Valdez April 18, 2019
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SNOWFLAKE — It could’ve been a signature power-point win for Chino Valley’s softball team, one that would have increased its stock in the 3A ranks as the 2019 regular season draws to a close.

By Doug Cook April 18, 2019
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SNOWFLAKE — With a third consecutive 3A West region championship no longer in reach, Chino Valley’s baseball team sure could use a couple of quality victories down the stretch as the postseason nears.

By Doug Cook April 18, 2019
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MILWAUKEE — Saddled with early foul trouble and faced with an aggressive defensive scheme that kept him in check for the first two quarters, Giannis Antetokounmpo set the tone immediately in the second half.

By RICH ROVITO, Associated Press April 18, 2019

Juan Bautista de Anza hiked from Tubac, AZ to San Francisco, CA in 1775. That’s quite a hike, especially back then. He followed stream courses such as the Santa Cruz and Gila Rivers, when possible.

By Ted Johnson, Courier Columnist April 17, 2019
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The Roughrider baseball gameday glance for Wednesday, April 16.

By Courier Sports April 17, 2019
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PRESCOTT — The weather at Antelope Hills Golf Course hasn’t been very kind to the Chino Valley golf team.

By Aaron Valdez April 16, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Region champions! Bradshaw Mountain’s softball program hadn’t uttered those words in 12 years until Monday, April 15, when the 2019 Bears clinched the Grand Canyon region title with a 2-0 victory over Coconino in Flagstaff.

By Doug Cook April 16, 2019
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BOSTON — Prescott’s Matt Koehler may not have traveled as far as race winner Lawrence Cherono for that first Boston Marathon experience, but 12 hours and 5,200-plus miles of air travel in a very-long weekend can tire even the best of athletes.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. April 16, 2019
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AUGUSTA, Ga. — The first green jacket was all about the future. The fifth green jacket Tiger Woods won Sunday at the Masters was more about the past, best measured by a powerful celebration and enormous popularity than by any ripple effect it might have in golf.

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer April 16, 2019
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RENTON, Wash. — With one 15-second video clip posted on social media shortly after midnight and five simple words, Russell Wilson put to rest any questions about his long-term future.

By TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer April 16, 2019
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CHICAGO — Major League Baseball is investigating racist messages sent to Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr. on Instagram this month.

By JAY COHEN, AP Sports Writer April 16, 2019
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ATLANTA — Max Fried turned in another strong start for the Braves. Then he turned it over to the bullpen — and it all fell apart for Atlanta.

By Associated Press April 16, 2019
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Football and basketball coaches may be less likely to add graduate transfers to their teams under a change being considered by the NCAA.

By RALPH D. RUSSO, Associated press April 16, 2019

When fans make plans to attend a sporting event, they rarely contemplate the risk to life and limb that lurks within stadiums and arenas. Jennifer Harughty was one such fan, until she attended a Houston Astros game at Minute Maid Park on July 8, 2018.

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Chino Valley — No. 16 Chino Valley couldn’t muster one run against a complete-game, nine-strikeout performance from Kingman pitcher Rilee Araya as the Cougars fell 4-0 to the No. 10 Bulldogs on Monday afternoon.

By Aaron Valdez April 15, 2019
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PRESCOTT — It turns out that the Badgers were saving their best for last as No. 43 Prescott toppled No. 16 Mingus 6-3 in each side’s rousing regular season finale Monday afternoon.

By Aaron Valdez April 15, 2019
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COTTONWOOD — The Prescott girls tennis team wrapped up regular season play with an 8-1 victory over rival Mingus on Monday afternoon.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. April 15, 2019
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PHOENIX — John MacLeod, the longtime NBA coach who led the Phoenix Suns to the 1976 NBA Finals, has died. He was 81.

By Associated Press April 15, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA — Ben Simmons got an earful from the Philly crowd. With the same 76ers fans Simmons put on blast for booing in the playoff opener now going wild in Game 2, Simmons cupped a hand to his right ear just like Allen Iverson's signature move to spur the cheers even louder.

By DAN GELSTON, Associated Press April 15, 2019

When fans make plans to attend a sporting event, they rarely contemplate the risk to life and limb that lurks within stadiums and arenas. Jennifer Harughty was one such fan, until she attended a Houston Astros game at Minute Maid Park on July 8, 2018.

To make a long story short I went to the doctor the other day to see why my right hip has been bothering me so much lately. After a couple months of being two steps short of reaching balls on the court and a toothache pain that hurts more when I’m sitting than standing, it became more than I wanted to endure any longer.

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — No comeback by Tiger Woods was ever going to be complete without a major. Now the question becomes how many more he can win.

By DOUG FERGUSON, Associated Press April 15, 2019
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PRESCOTT — When Prescott resident Matt Koehler crossed the finish line at the 2018 Rock n’ Roll Marathon in Phoenix, a near life-long dream finally came true.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. April 14, 2019
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PHOENIX — Zack Greinke and David Peralta delivered in a game Arizona manager Torey Lovullo said the Diamondbacks needed to stop a lengthy losing streak.

By JOSE M. ROMERO, Associated Press April 14, 2019

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