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Chris Whitcomb

Sports reporter and page designer

Chris Whitcomb is a sports reporter/page designer for The Daily Courier in Prescott, Arizona. He has experience covering high school, college and professional sports as a journalist, doing so at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and as an intern for the Arizona Republic. Whitcomb earned a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism while minoring in political science upon his graduation in May 2018. He joined The Daily Courier in November 2018. Follow him on Twitter at @AZChris32.

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Quad-City Storm remains undefeated

Prep Cheerleading

PRESCOTT — The only competition cheer team in the surrounding area, Quad City Storm, is making some noise in its first year of competitions. The Storm is made up of two teams, the Emberz and Reign, who consist of over 40 male and female athletes, who are divided up by age and skill level.

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Badgers rally from early deficit, rout Poston Butte 7-2

Prep Soccer

PRESCOTT — The Prescott boys soccer team took the field at home for the first time this season to host the visiting Poston Butte Broncos. It was a damp and cool night at Bill Shepard Field, but the Badgers were able to find a rhythm in the second half and put the Broncos away 7-2.

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3 Embry-Riddle players named volleyball All-Americans

College Volleyball

PRESCOTT — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) recently announced the 2018 Volleyball All-America teams, which were chosen by the NAIA Volleyball All-America selection committee; Embry-Riddle was well represented.

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Badgers blank Saguaro 5-0

Prep Girls Soccer

PRESCOTT — The Prescott girls soccer team struggled out of the gates, but still found a way to score five goals and pick up their second victory of the season, 5-0 over visiting Saguaro on Tuesday night.

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Prescott opens region play with 71-45 loss to rival Flagstaff

Prep Boys Basketball

PRESCOTT — The Prescott Badgers took to their home floor Tuesday night looking to start region play off on the right foot. However, Flagstaff was in firm control for virtually all four quarters en route to a 71-45 victory.

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Eagles soar to 2nd straight victory

College Men's Basketball

PRESCOTT — The Embry-Riddle men’s basketball team came into Monday night’s matchup with SAGU-American Indian University needing a win to get their record to .500 before conference play. Using great outside shooting and their ability to control the paint with their size advantage, a 106-92 victory was exactly what they got.

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NAZ Suns to change name, logo to Rodeo Clowns for one night

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Northern Arizona Suns have officially changed their name to the Northern Arizona Rodeo Clowns. Well, at least for one night.

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Prescott girls win home opener; beat Skyhawks 53-35

Prep Basketball

PRESCOTT — The Prescott Badgers girls basketball team came into their home opener Friday night against Deer Valley, needing a positive result and a game they could use to build on.

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Eagles finish frustrating NAIA tourney with loss

College Volleyball

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The 2018 Embry-Riddle Eagles’ volleyball season came to a disappointing end Thursday night.

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Preview: Prescott boys’ soccer eager to prove last year was no fluke

Prep Boys Soccer

PRESCOTT — After three straight losing seasons, the Prescott Badgers boys soccer team got back on track in 2017-18 with a record of 7-5. The Badgers aren’t satisfied with one good season. They are eager to prove it wasn’t a fluke and hope to get back to what used to be Prescott dominance.

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