Play Ball! The Prescott Valley Little League opened its 2019 season with several games Monday, April 8, at Mountain Valley Park. The league, according to Board Member Bear Suksi, has 52 teams in nine different divisions with 566 players.
PRESCOTT —Prescott’s final non-section match of the season came in a 6-3 trouncing of Lake Havasu at home as the Badgers extended their win streak to six games.
CHINO VALLEY — Chino Valley’s baseball team again remained winless in 3A West region play on Friday, April 5, succumbing to Wickenburg, 5-3, at Nesbitt-Pratt Field.
PRESCOTT — When No. 10 Prescott suffered a convincing 10-4 road loss to No. 3 Lee Williams on Monday, it appeared the Volunteers were the clear top dog in the Grand Canyon region as they had yet to drop a game.
PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team took sole possession of first place in the Grand Canyon region on Thursday, April 4, winning its fifth straight after completing a two-game sweep of Mohave.
PRESCOTT — The persistent winds at Antelope Hills Golf Course have essentially become a course staple. However, it was one that presented too much of a challenge for the Chino Valley golf team as it finished last place with a 220 (+76) when it hosted Williams, Wickenburg and Bagdad on Tuesday afternoon.
PRESCOTT — Prescott’s five-run outburst in the first inning of its 14-6 loss to Lee Williams on Monday was just a flash in the pan as the Badgers have still yet to capture their first Grand Canyon region victory six games in.
PEORIA — Prescott’s girls and boys track and field teams placed fourth and 12th, respectively, out of 22 squads at the Peoria Invitational on Friday night, March 29.
CHINO VALLEY — As a large contingent of family and friends cheered him on from the stands, Chino Valley freshman southpaw Riley Roskopf couldn’t have strewn together a much better performance on Friday, March 29, at Nesbitt-Pratt Field.
PRESCOTT VALLEY — The 4A No. 6-ranked Bradshaw Mountain softball team pounded Deer Valley, 16-0, in a run-ruled five innings on Friday, March 29, as starting pitcher Jacie Hambrick tossed a three-hit shutout and notched 12 strikeouts.
PRESCOTT VALLEY — Forty-eight hours removed from its first loss of the 2019 campaign, Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team had more than enough motivation to bounce back at home this week.
PRESCOTT – As a pivotal doubleheader against Lee Williams looms on the horizon, the Prescott Badgers will take anything they can get, including a 5-4 home win over Coconino in a Grand Canyon Region game on Thursday afternoon.
PRESCOTT VALLEY — Over his last three starts, Bradshaw Mountain ace pitcher Paxton Prentice has picked up steam, and the Bears will need him if they plan to forge a late-season run in the Grand Canyon region.
PRESCOTT — As the season inches closer to its halfway point, Prescott was able to rebound from its first season loss with a big 9-0 win over rivals Bradshaw Mountain in a Section II match on Tuesday afternoon.
PRESCOTT VALLEY — Getting a chance to make one final statement before the AIA puts out the season’s inaugural power point rankings, the Bradshaw Mountain softball team ran their winning streak to 21 straight games with a 6-4 victory over region rival Coconino on Monday afternoon.
One month into the 2019 season, Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team owns a 20-0 record, and the Bears seem hungry for much, much more.
PRESCOTT — There were several light-hearted chants emanating from the Prescott boys volleyball team’s bench and from its players against Leading Edge Academy-Gilbert Wednesday, March 20, at the Badgers’ dome gym.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.