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Prescott boys, girls take 2nd at state cross-country championships

Prep Cross-Country

PHOENIX — With four runners finishing in the Top 10 at the Division III Cross-Country State Championships, the Prescott boys and girls teams took second overall at state Saturday morning.

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State: No. 1 Salpointe Catholic trounces No. 9 Mingus, 62-22

Prep Football

TUCSON — Top ranked Tucson Salpointe Catholic’s barrage of big plays was too much for Mingus Union football in the state elite eight.

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Prescott’s mountain biking team state runner-up for 2nd straight year

Prep Mountain Biking

Prescott’s mountain biking team captured Division 1 state runner-up honors for the second consecutive fall on Nov. 4 in Waddell, finishing the Arizona Interscholastic Cycling League’s 2018 season little more than 100 points behind champion Cactus Shadows of Cave Creek.

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Prescott QB Clark, LB Amos nab all-region player of year honors

Prep Football

Within the past week, the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) began announcing all-region honors for the 2018 football season. What follows is a breakdown for the region players of the year and other first-team selections from Prescott, Bradshaw Mountain and Chino Valley. The 1A West region, which includes Mayer and Bagdad, has yet to submit its picks.

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Prescott mighty mites claim league title with 20-6 win over Flagstaff

Youth Football

On Saturday, Nov. 3, the NAU Walkup Sky Dome in Flagstaff played host to the Alliance Youth Sports Super Bowl Championship mighty mite game between the Flagstaff Jacks and Prescott Badgers football teams.

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Prescott girls cross-country claims section title, boys 2nd

Prep Cross-Country

The Prescott boys and girls cross-country teams had a big day this past Friday where they ran in the division three section four races with hopes of qualifying both teams for the state championships.

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Trinity Christian boys cross-country team claims CAA title

Prep Cross-Country

On Saturday, Nov. 3, the Tres Rios Golf Course at Estrella Mountain in Goodyear, played host to the Canyon Athletic Association (CAA) state track meet, where both the Trinity Christian boys and girls cross country teams fared well.

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First-quarter woes hurt Badgers in 40-29 state playoff loss to No. 6 Greenway

Prep Football

PHOENIX — Quarterback Austin Clark threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, but it wasn’t enough as No. 6-ranked Greenway burst out of the gates offensively with 24 points in the first quarter and held on late for a 40-29 win over Prescott on Friday night.

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Alex Nelson’s 1-yard TD with 37 seconds left ends Bears’ season, Mingus advances

Prep Football

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bradshaw Mountain’s football team had a state playoff victory in its grasp on Friday, Nov. 2, but a few key mistakes by the Bears fueled rival Mingus in a fourth-quarter comeback that sealed it for the visitors.

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Gameday Preview: #11 Prescott at #6 Greenway — State Playoffs, 1st Round

Prep Football

Our gameday preview featuring the No. 11 Badgers as they travel south to Phoenix to play the No. 6-ranked Greenway Demons in the first round of the 4A state playoffs Friday, Nov. 2.

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Gameday Preview: #9 Mingus at #8 Bradshaw Mountain — State Playoffs, 1st Round

Prep Football

Our gameday preview featuring the No. 8-ranked Bradshaw Mountain football team hosting cross-town rival Mingus in the first round of the 4A state playoffs Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Prescott Valley.

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Swimming for the top: Prescott’s Temple top seed in two events this weekend

Prep Swimming

PRESCOTT — Prescott junior sprinter Harris Temple again has an opportunity to make school history when he swims at the Arizona State Division II Swimming & Diving Championships on Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3, at Skyline Aquatic Center in Mesa.

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Mingus coach receives weekly honor

Prep football

TEMPE – Mingus football coach Robert Ortiz on Wednesday, Oct. 31, was named Arizona Cardinals and Wells Fargo’s High School Coach of the Week for the week ending Oct. 27.

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Bears’ Peyton Bradshaw, McKell Clifford share their family stories

Prep Volleyball

PRESCOTT VALLEY — When Bradshaw Mountain volleyball players Peyton Bradshaw and McKell Clifford faced rival Prescott at Prescott Valley Event Center on Oct. 23, they were competing as much for a worthy cause as they were for their team.

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State: Bears swept by Deer Valley 3-0 in early first-round exit

Prep Volleyball

GLENDALE — Bradshaw Mountain sprung to life after falling behind 11-2 in Tuesday night’s 4A volleyball first round match.

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State: Seton Catholic eliminates Prescott spikers with 1st-round sweep

Prep Volleyball

CHANDLER — In a rebuilding year in 2018, Prescott’s volleyball team did what it could to build momentum for the next couple seasons in 4A.

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Cougars lose 3-1 heartbreaker to Northland Prep in title match

Prep Girls Soccer

GILBERT — If you think about it, going 1 for 3 in state championship matches over the past three seasons isn’t half bad.

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Phoenix Country Day wins state title, beats Chino Valley 3-1

Prep Boys Soccer

GILBERT — Two years removed from its spectacular run of winning four consecutive state titles, Chino Valley’s boys’ soccer team felt what it was like to pass the torch to the new kid on the block – Phoenix Country Day.

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Badgers come up short of region title hopes in hard-fought 12-10 loss to No. 12 Mingus

Prep Football

PRESCOTT — Mingus quarterback Antoine Zabala threw for two touchdowns, but it was teammate Joe Machado’s interception with 2:09 left in the game that solidified the No. 12-ranked Marauders’ second-straight Grand Canyon region title in a hard-fought 12-10 win over Prescott on Friday night.

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Prescott student with Down syndrome gets a football night he’ll never forget

Prep Football

PRESCOTT — In what will likely go down as the most memorable 25-yard touchdown run any Badger football fan has ever seen, Prescott senior Ryan Tardibuono put on his No. 52 jersey for the first and last time Friday night, crossing the goal line with a pride and excitement only a true fan could show.

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Cougars get shot at state soccer crown

Prep Boys Soccer

GILBERT — When the Chino Valley boys’ soccer team was backed against the proverbial wall on Friday, Oct. 26, its fans in the home stands were excited and yet visibly nervous.

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Rout sends Chino Valley girls into title game

Prep Girls Soccer

GILBERT — The 2A No. 1-ranked Chino Valley girls’ soccer team had been shutting out opponents throughout the regular season. So, why shouldn’t the unbeaten Cougars keep it going in the state tournament?

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Chino Valley loses season finale to Northwest Christian

Prep Football

CHINO VALLEY — Despite a valiant effort, the Chino Valley Cougars were unable to overcome the Northwest Christian Crusaders in their final game of the season Friday night, Oct. 26, losing 56-12.

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Gameday Preview: #12 Mingus at #11 Prescott — Week 11

Prep Football

Our gameday preview featuring the No. 12-ranked Mingus Marauders heading to Prescott to play the No. 11-ranked Badgers for a Grand Canyon region title. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

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Badgers upset No. 12 Catalina Foothills 3-2, head to state playoffs

Prep Volleyball

TUCSON — The Prescott volleyball team pulled the upset card in Thursday night’s 4A state play-in round with a surprising 3-2 victory over No. 12-ranked Catalina Foothills, sending the Badgers to the state playoffs for the sixth straight season.

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