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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.

By Les Stukenberg April 8, 2019
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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.

By Aaron Valdez April 8, 2019
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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.

By Doug Cook April 6, 2019
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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.

By Aaron Valdez April 4, 2019
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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.

By Doug Cook April 4, 2019
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Badgers swept by Coyotes
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PRESCOTT — On the eve of Prescott’s Phoenix region opener, the Badgers squandered an auspicious opportunity to catch a nice rhythm as the Campo Verde Coyotes dealt them a 3-0 loss on Wednesday night.

By Aaron Valdez April 3, 2019
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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.

By Aaron Valdez April 2, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Just past the midway point of the 2019 Grand Canyon region season, Bradshaw Mountain’s baseball team may not be a 4A state tournament contender, but it can at least begin to build for the future.

By Doug Cook April 2, 2019
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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.

By Aaron Valdez April 1, 2019
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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.

By Courier Sports March 31, 2019
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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.

By Doug Cook March 30, 2019
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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.

By Doug Cook March 30, 2019
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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.

By Doug Cook March 28, 2019
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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.

By Aaron Valdez March 28, 2019
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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.

By Doug Cook March 26, 2019
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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.

By Aaron Valdez March 26, 2019
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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.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. March 25, 2019
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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.

By Doug Cook March 23, 2019
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Until Thursday, March 21, Bradshaw Mountain’s boys tennis team hadn’t played a match in 15 consecutive days.

By Doug Cook March 21, 2019
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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.

By Doug Cook March 20, 2019
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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