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The Prescott volleyball team cheers before playing Youngker in its season opener Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Prescott. The Badgers lost 3-1 to the Roughriders on Tuesday night.

By Courier Sports August 28, 2018
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The Prescott YMCA hosted a statewide gymnastics meet on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, on the campus of Prescott High School. Nearly 300 people were in attendance to watch gymnasts from across the state of Arizona compete.

By Courier Sports August 25, 2018

Due to wet weather, the Mile Hi Horseshoe Club has not been able to conduct its last two regularly scheduled league play nights on Thursdays.

By Courier Sports August 18, 2018
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The 2018 Skull Valley Loop Challenge is scheduled to take place Sunday, Sept. 16, in Prescott. The 54-mile road loop begins and finishes in historic downtown Prescott.

By Courier Sports August 14, 2018
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The Prescott-based 12U Sand Snakes fast-pitch softball team defeated the AZ Cats from Tucson 16-7 on Sunday, Aug. 12, to claim the Summer Mile Hi Classic title at Heritage Park in Prescott.

By Courier Sports August 13, 2018
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The fifth annual John Hanna Sr. Guns and Hoses Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled to take place Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Antelope Hills Golf Course in Prescott.

By Courier Sports August 7, 2018
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Northern Arizona Suns hosted nearly 100 kids ages 7 to 17 eager to learn how to play basketball the Suns way Friday, July 27, at the Prescott Valley Event Center.

By Courier Sports July 31, 2018
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PRESCOTT — The Prescott Pickleball Association and Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters teamed up to learn basic instructions on how to play the game of pickleball Saturday.

By Courier Sports July 31, 2018
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Members of the 2018 Yavapai College men’s soccer team will conduct a free youth soccer clinics on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Mountain Valley Park in Prescott Valley.

By Courier Sports July 28, 2018
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Tempe — Beginning with the Arizona Cardinals’ preseason opener against the Los Angeles Chargers on Saturday, Aug. 11, all four preseason games can be seen locally on NBC, the team announced Thursday afternoon.

By Courier Sports July 19, 2018
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The Arizona Game and Fish Department is currently holding the 12th annual Arizona Wildlife Photo Contest for the 2019 calendar, which is published in the November-December issue of Arizona Wildlife Views.

By Courier Sports July 18, 2018
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PRESCOTT — The NJCAA National Baseball team’s 26-man roster for the 84th annual National Baseball Congress (NBC) World Series, announced Wednesday, includes Yavapai College infielder Tony Sacco. Roughriders coach Ryan Cougill was also tapped as one of the team’s assistant coaches.

By Courier Sports July 14, 2018

Jerry Sloan of Prescott Valley placed first, Joe Starika of Prescott Valley finished second and Kim Ranney of Cleator claimed third out of six pitchers at the Mile Hi Horseshoe Club’s Tall Pines Tournament Saturday, June 30, at Watson Lake Park Horseshoe Complex in Prescott.

By Courier Sports July 12, 2018

Bradshaw Mountain High School will conduct a summer volleyball camp for girls and boys across the quad-city area from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, July 9, through Thursday, July 12, at Gary Kunow Gym on the school’s campus in Prescott Valley.

By Courier Sports July 7, 2018
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Four Northern Arizona Suns players began taking part in NBA Summer League 2018 in Las Vegas Friday night, July 6, the team announced in a news release.

By Courier Sports July 6, 2018
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WILLIAMS — After a big 11-1 win over rival Prescott in the Arizona District 10 All-Star Tournament June 25, the Prescott Valley Little League Majors All-Stars suffered a tight 6-5 loss to Verde Valley in the final inning of their June 26 game at Cureton Park in Williams.

By Courier Sports July 1, 2018
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Playing their fifth game in as many days, the Prescott Minors All-Stars fell 9-7 to the Verde Valley All-Stars in the District 10 Minors All-Stars Tournament on June 23 in Cottonwood.

By Courier Sports June 30, 2018
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The Arizona Interscholastic Association officially announced that Arizona State University will host the 5A and 6A conference Arizona high school football state championships this fall, according to a release.

By Courier Sports June 27, 2018
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BAGDAD — The Bagdad Juniors softball team claimed the Arizona District 10 Juniors Softball Championship the weekend of June 23 and 24 in Bagdad.

By Courier Sports June 26, 2018
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PRESCOTT VALLEY — The 2018 Bradshaw Mountain sports camps have already started, but there is still time to register!

By Courier Sports June 25, 2018

Meredith Clark, Lauren Ulibarri and Spencer Coffin received NJCAA first team All-Academic honors for earning a 4.0 grade point average during the 2017-18 school year.

By Courier Sports June 20, 2018
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The 2018 Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley All-Star rosters for all ages.

By Courier Sports June 17, 2018
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Jaydee Boursaw and Makayla Guerra were recognized by the NJCAA on Thursday afternoon after they announced both Yavapai College softball players were named first team All-Americans.

By Courier Sports June 15, 2018
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The Northern Arizona Suns welcomed local law enforcement agencies, first responders and members of the military June 12 at the Prescott Valley Event Center to donate a $7,520 check, which are the proceeds from last season’s Salute to Heroes Night.

By Courier Sports June 14, 2018

The Northern Arizona Suns are scheduled to host their second annual NAZ Suns Basketball Camp from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 27.

By Courier Sports June 12, 2018

Jerry Germain Memorial Horseshoe Tournament set for June 23 in Prescott Valley. The second annual Jerry Germain Memorial Horseshoe Tournament is scheduled to take place Saturday, June 23, in Prescott Valley.

By Courier Sports June 9, 2018
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The Sand Snakes, a 12U fast pitch softball team, took second overall at the School’s Out for the Summer softball tournament June 3 in Prescott.

By Courier Sports June 7, 2018
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The Heritage Middle School boys and girls soccer teams ended their season by hoisting two championship trophies April 27 in Chino Valley.

By Courier Sports June 7, 2018
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Team Battitude of the Prescott Valley Little League poses for a photo after claiming the 2018 Tournament of Champions softball majors division title with a 13-12 victory over Williams on Saturday, June 2, in Williams.

By Courier Sports June 5, 2018
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Magnum Dental of the Prescott Little League claimed the 2018 Tournament of Champions minors division title with a 9-7 win over Verde Valley on Sunday, June 3, in Williams.

By Courier Sports June 5, 2018
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PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) is a program under the umbrella of PGA REACH, a 501(c)(3) Foundation of the PGA of America.

By Courier Sports June 2, 2018

The fourth annual John Hanna Memorial Invitational Tournament is scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, in Prescott.

By Courier Sports May 26, 2018
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The Arizona Game and Fish Department announced this week that Arizona anglers can fish the state’s waters for free Saturday, June 2.

By Courier Sports May 25, 2018

The Prescott Valley Grand Prix is scheduled to take place outside the Prescott Valley Event Center on Memorial Day Weekend, Friday through Sunday, May 25-27.

By Courier Sports May 25, 2018
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Tyson Potts, a member of the Prescott Little League and current local 14U home run derby champion, narrowly missed out on the championship round of the Regional Jr. Home Run Derby on May 5 at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, coming up short by only one home run to advance.

By Courier Sports May 23, 2018

The 25th annual Ed Lepordo Memorial Pronghorn Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 16, at the Prescott Golf and Country Club.

By Courier Sports May 23, 2018
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PRESCOTT — In the age 50 to 55 division, The Heat from Maricopa went into the title game undefeated but lost to 4 The Fallen from Mesa after the club rallied to win 18-16 at the Tobin-Glick Memorial Softball Tournament.

By Courier Sports May 22, 2018

PRESCOTT — Kingman Senior Softball swept the 55s AAA age division and will carry the No. 1 seed into Sunday’s bracket play at the annual Tobin-Glick Memorial Senior Softball Tournament at Pioneer Park in Prescott.

By Courier Sports May 19, 2018
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Prescott senior golfer Dillion Osborn signed his national letter of intent Wednesday to keep swinging a club for the next four years, inking his name on a sheet of paper in front of family and friends to attend Missouri Valley College in the fall.

By Courier Sports May 19, 2018
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CHANDLER— Jayden Long, Joshua Baillie and Renee Baillie of the Prescott Swim Team did well enough at the 2018 May Dayz Meet on April 28 and 29 in Chandler that they’ll be moving on to the Arizona Aquatic Swim state competition at the end of July in Phoenix.

By Courier Sports May 17, 2018
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Trevor Lewis fired a 3-under par 68 at the Canyon Athletic Association state golf championships, claiming first overall to win a state individual title May 5 at Grand Canyon University Golf Course in Phoenix.

By Courier Sports May 16, 2018
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The Arizona Racing Commission unanimously approved a three-year temporary permit for the track’s new ownership group during its May 10 meeting, paving the way for horse racing in 2019.

By Courier Sports May 16, 2018
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Prescott Mountain Bike Alliance, or PMBA, a chapter of the International Mountain Bicycling Association, is sponsoring a ride/clinic series, as well as volunteer trail stewardship and paid trail internship programs, this summer in Prescott.

By Courier Sports May 9, 2018
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The Northern Ace Volleyball 16-Black team finished first in the Arizona Region, holding a record of 29-1 overall after the April 28 championship division tournament.

By Courier Sports May 8, 2018
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CLEVELAND — LeBron James banked in a running one-hander at the buzzer, giving Cleveland a 105-103 win over Toronto on Saturday night in Game 3 and shoving the Raptors to the edge of their most devastating playoff exit.

By Courier Sports May 5, 2018
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Walk-off homer by Casteel sends Cougars home
Prep Baseball: State Playoffs

SURPRISE — Chino Valley’s thrilling 2018 season ended in the 3A state quarterfinals Saturday at Surprise Sports Complex in a 4-3 loss after Casteel hit a walk-off home run in the seventh inning to advance to the semis next weekend.

By Courier Sports May 5, 2018
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GOODYEAR — The 1A top-ranked Bagdad baseball team advanced to the state semifinals after shutting out eighth-seeded Valley Union Saturday at Goodyear Baseball Complex.

By Courier Sports May 5, 2018
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No. 3 Bagdad shuts out Hayden 10-0
Prep Softball: State Playoffs

PHOENIX — Bagdad’s third-seeded softball team advanced to the 1A state tournament semifinals for the first time since 2011 on Friday, shutting out No. 6 Hayden in a run-ruled five innings in the quarterfinal round.

By Courier Sports May 4, 2018
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NJCAA Division I, Region I Softball Tournament - Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5, at Bill Vallely Field, Prescott.

By Courier Sports May 4, 2018
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PHOENIX — Chino Valley’s 13th-seeded softball team upset No. 4 Safford, 6-4, in the first round of the AIA 3A State Tournament Saturday afternoon at Rose Mofford Softball Complex to advance to the quarterfinals.

By Courier Sports April 28, 2018