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PAYSON — Despite wet fields postponing the first day of the Gracie Lee Haught Invitational, Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team was no worse for wear, compiling a 4-0 record in pool play and in the first round of bracket play to remain unbeaten on the 2019 season.

By Doug Cook March 16, 2019
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PAYSON — With the fields at Rumsey Park being too wet for play on March 14, Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team will compete in a condensed, two-day version of the annual Gracie Lee Haught Invitational Friday and Saturday, March 15-16.

By Doug Cook March 14, 2019
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After Bradshaw Mountain won the Gold Championship Bracket of the annual Apollo “Cool Nites” Tournament Saturday night, Monday's home game against Coconino was postponed by rain.

By Doug Cook March 12, 2019
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The Badgers returned home to their cold, windswept campus field on Friday, March 8, and suffered an 8-5 loss to fellow 4A member Seton Catholic Prep.

By Doug Cook March 9, 2019
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Chino Valley senior Michael Paulus has committed to play football for NAIA Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota, starting this fall, Cougars coach Wade Krug announced in a news release on Thursday, March 7.

By Special to the Courier March 9, 2019
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PRESCOTT — Due in part to lousy late-winter weather, Prescott’s baseball team spent the first two weeks of its 2019 season on the road, which produced mixed results.

By Doug Cook March 7, 2019
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PRESCOTT — As it headed into a two-week layoff for spring break, the Prescott boys tennis team sure could’ve used a shot in the arm playing host to Williams Field on Thursday, March 7.

By Doug Cook March 7, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — As a sharp southwesterly wind whipped and brooding rain clouds threatened overhead, Bradshaw Mountain’s boys tennis team managed to fit in its home match on Wednesday, March 6.

By Doug Cook March 6, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Slowly but surely, Bradshaw Mountain’s girls tennis team has shown over the past year that it’s ready to compete in the Division II ranks.

By Doug Cook March 6, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Patience and perseverance. For Bradshaw Mountain’s baseball team, which succumbed, 9-5, to Flagstaff in its 2019 Grand Canyon region/home opener Tuesday, March 5, it will likely need plenty of both as the season rolls along.

By Doug Cook March 5, 2019
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PRESCOTT — In the early going of the 2019 campaign, there appears to be a three-horse race for softball in the Grand Canyon region, as Bradshaw Mountain, Mingus and Coconino remain unbeaten in power-point games.

By Doug Cook March 5, 2019
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Prescott senior football player Colton Amos, pictured here after signing a national letter of intent back in December, will play football for Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an NCAA Division III program that plays in the Eastern College Athletic Conference.

By Courier Sports March 5, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Madisen Duryea had three hits, but her two-run homer in the fourth inning sparked a six-run rally and the Bradshaw Mountain softball team opened Grand Canyon region play with a 10-2 rout over rival Flagstaff on Tuesday afternoon.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. March 5, 2019
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AVONDALE — With all the lost practice time and epic snowstorms in their hometown to work through, the Prescott softball team hasn’t missed a beat, earning a 4-3 record in what head coach Randall Bryan called a “whirlwind” week.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. March 4, 2019
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PHOENIX — Police are investigating sexual abuse and harassment accusations made by a teacher against former University of Arizona and NBA player Mike Bibby, according to officials in the suburban Phoenix school district where he had been a high school coach.

By Associated Press February 27, 2019
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PRESCOTT — After missing the state playoffs for only the third time in the last decade a season ago, the Prescott softball team is looking to have a bounce-back year this spring.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. February 25, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) on Friday afternoon, Feb. 22, decided to finish playing the 2A and 1A boys and girls basketball state tournaments this weekend in Prescott Valley, Gilbert and Phoenix despite recent record snowfall totals in the tri-city area.

By Doug Cook February 22, 2019
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CHINO VALLEY — Last season, Chino Valley’s softball team accomplished something that it had thought it would do – qualify for the 3A state tournament and win at least one game in the single-elimination bracket.

By Doug Cook February 20, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Oftentimes, a high school varsity softball team is fortunate if it has one of the following: strong pitching, effective hitting up and down the order, and sturdy gloves in the infield and outfield.

By Doug Cook February 19, 2019
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GILBERT — Battling a boys soccer juggernaut in top-seeded Salpointe Catholic Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the 4A state championship game, Prescott had hoped to play the upstart role to perfection.

By Doug Cook February 19, 2019
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PRESCOTT — With snow falling relentlessly this week, and more to come, longtime Prescott baseball skipper Kent Winslow recently said it’s the most water he’s seen on the Badgers’ home field in his tenure.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. February 19, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — With one senior on its 12-player roster for the 2019 campaign, the youth movement is in full swing for Bradshaw Mountain’s baseball team.

By Doug Cook February 19, 2019
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CHINO VALLEY — If you visit one of the Chino Valley baseball team’s practices during the 2019 season, pay particular attention to fourth-year coach Mark Middleton’s energy and enthusiasm.

By Doug Cook February 18, 2019
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GILBERT — Prescott senior midfielder Bryant Chavira knew all too well that program history was on the line in the 4A state tournament semifinals under partly cloudy skies Saturday, Feb. 16, at Williams Field High School.

By Doug Cook February 16, 2019
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TUCSON — For the second straight season, two-time defending state champion Salpointe Catholic has sent Prescott’s girls soccer team home in the 4A state tournament.

By Doug Cook February 13, 2019

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