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SNOWFLAKE — Chino Valley’s wrestling team won a three-way Division III, Section IV dual meet on Wednesday, Jan. 9, besting Blue Ridge, 66-18, and topping host Snowflake, 42-28, as the 2018-19 season starts to wind down.

By Doug Cook January 9, 2019

TUCSON — The Arizona Interscholastic Association has fired a high school basketball referee who reportedly made a racist remark before a freshman game in the Tucson area.

By Associated Press January 9, 2019
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PRESCOTT — Tuesday night, the Bradshaw Mountain girls basketball team traveled to Prescott to face the Badgers looking to win their seventh-straight game over their cross-town rival and they did just that, 56-35.

By Chris Whitcomb January 8, 2019
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PRESCOTT — The Prescott boys basketball team is green in 2018-19, and it showed against rival Bradshaw Mountain on Tuesday.

By Doug Cook January 8, 2019
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PRESCOTT — Picking up two pin victories in the first 33 seconds of their matches, Eli Mason and Carlos Apodaca sparked an Eagle win in their return to the mat for the first time in more than 2 weeks Monday.

By Chris Whitcomb January 7, 2019
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PRESCOTT — Longtime junior college football coach and three-time national champion Joe Kersting has joined the Prescott football program as its next offensive coordinator, head coach Cody Collett announced Sunday morning.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. January 6, 2019
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PRESCOTT — Coming off a 38-point road loss to region opponent Lee Williams on Thursday, the Badgers took to their home floor for the first time in 2019 on Friday; unfortunately, they met the same fate they did the night before, a loss.

By Chris Whitcomb January 4, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — John Sterling has little trouble recalling a conversation he had with former Mingus girls soccer coach Buddy Rhodes regarding how long it takes to turn a struggling high school varsity program into a winner.

By Doug Cook January 4, 2019
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KINGMAN — The Prescott boys basketball team took the floor for the first time this calendar year and for the first time in more than two weeks. Unfortunately, the Badgers did start 2019 on the winning track, as they fell on the road to region opponent Lee Williams, 74-36.

By Chris Whitcomb January 3, 2019
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KINGMAN — Fresh off their 2018 Prescott Lady Badgers Winter Classic finale against the Lee Williams Volunteers, Prescott once again took to the court to face their region foe; this time on the road and in a game that counts towards both teams records.

By Chris Whitcomb January 3, 2019
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Want up-to-date scores from the 2018 Prescott Lady Badgers Winter Classic? The Courier sports department has your back! Follow Courier sports reporter Chris Whitcomb on Twitter at @AZChris32 for full coverage, and visit dCourier.com frequently during the two-day tournament for updates.

By Chris Whitcomb December 28, 2018
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Five Chino Valley wrestlers medaled on the final day of the Mile High Challenge Saturday, Dec. 29, at Prescott Valley Event Center, led by runners-up Colby Evens and Keller Rock.

By Doug Cook December 29, 2018
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PRESCOTT — Bradshaw Mountain lost its first game of the day Saturday, but was able to put on a second half run to defeat the Trojans, 51-31.

By Chris Whitcomb December 29, 2018
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PRESCOTT — Bradshaw Mountain came into Saturday with a 1-1 record in the 2018 Lady Badgers Winter Classic and a chance to win the consolation bracket. However, a slow start and a game changing technical foul, saw the Bears fall to the Valley Lutheran Flames, 40-37.

By Chris Whitcomb December 29, 2018
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PRESCOTT — The Badgers faced off against their fellow Grand Canyon region foe, Lee Williams, in a battle of teams looking to finish the 2018 Winter Classic with consecutive wins.

By Chris Whitcomb December 29, 2018
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PRESCOTT — The Badgers came in to Saturday looking for their first win of the 2018 Winter Classic after dropping games to Raymond Kellis and Mountain Ridge on opening day Friday.

By Chris Whitcomb December 29, 2018
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Chino Valley’s wrestling team qualified three of its grapplers for the winners bracket semifinals Saturday, Dec. 29, leading the locals after opening day of the Mile High Challenge at Prescott Valley Event Center.

By Doug Cook December 28, 2018
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PRESCOTT — With under two minutes left in the game, Bradshaw and Mingus were all tied up at 25, until Bear’s senior Delanie Clark was able to go coast-to-coast and lay the ball in, which gave them the eventual 27-25 victory.

By Chris Whitcomb December 28, 2018
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PRESCOTT — With six seconds left in the game, Prescott went to the free throw line down by only two. Unfortunately, the Badgers missed the first free throw before making the second and allowing the Mountain Ridge Mountain Lions to run out the clock and take the win, 47-46.

By Chris Whitcomb December 28, 2018
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PRESCOTT — Bradshaw Mountain fell behind 12-0 to start the game and were never able to fully recover, losing to Apollo 53-47.

By Chris Whitcomb December 28, 2018
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PRESCOTT — The first round of the 2018 Prescott Lady Badgers Winter Classic got underway Friday morning when the Badgers took on the visiting Raymond S. Kellis Cougars. The Badgers struggled to to find an offensive rhythm, only mustering 11 second-half points and fell 42-29 to the Cougars.

By Chris Whitcomb December 28, 2018
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PRESCOTT — Now that Christmas has passed, it’s once again time for the Prescott Lady Badgers Winter Classic which this year takes place, Friday and Saturday.

By Chris Whitcomb December 27, 2018
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PHOENIX — The Arizona High School Showcase kicked off Thursday at the Reach 11 Complex in Phoenix, where the Prescott Badgers were able to win their first match in Group A play, 5-0 over Mountain View.

By Chris Whitcomb December 27, 2018
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CAVE CREEK — Bradshaw Mountain’s boys basketball squad succumbed to red-hot Great Desert Shootout host and 5A No. 7-ranked Cactus Shadows, 81-52, on Thursday, Dec. 27, in the eight-team tournament’s first round.

By Doug Cook December 27, 2018
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LAKESIDE — The Chino Valley boys basketball team’s four-game winning streak ended in the opening round of the White Mountain Holiday Classic on Thursday, Dec. 27, as host Blue Ridge routed the Cougars, 91-42.

By Doug Cook December 27, 2018