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Prescott 11U team claims 1st-round bye at state

Little League

MESA — Prescott Little League’s 11-and-Under All-Stars will have had three weeks to prepare for the Arizona state tournament by the time the team battles the winner of Monday night’s first-round game — that pits Mt. Graham versus McCormick Ranch — in the quarterfinals on Tuesday, July 17.

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Former Prescott fire chief shoots hole-in-one to remember

Local Golf

PRESCOTT — In more than 30 years of playing golf, retired Prescott Fire Chief Bruce Martinez had never drained a hole-in-one.

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Yavapai softball hires new pitching coach, recruiting coordinator

Junior College Softball

PRESCOTT — Fifth-year Yavapai College softball coach Doug Eastman on Friday announced the hiring of Erika Bennett as the program’s new pitching coach/recruiting coordinator.

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Chino Valley taps Campitelli as new athletic director

Prep Athletics

CHINO VALLEY — Marty Campitelli officially succeeded the departed Pete Jelovic as Chino Valley athletic director/assistant principal on July 1, and he has spent nearly the past two weeks getting accustomed to his new role.

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Bradshaw Mountain’s Charles Nnantah qualifies for Jr. Olympic nationals in 400m run

Prep Track and Field

PRESCOTT VALLEY – Bradshaw Mountain standout sprinter Charles Nnantah rallied to place fifth in the open 400-meter run with a personal-record time (PR) of 51.47 seconds, qualifying him for the USA Track & Field (USATF) Junior Olympic National Championships July 23-29 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Bradshaw Mountain softball’s Duryea named sophomore All-America

Prep Softball

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bradshaw Mountain softball star centerfielder and slugger extraordinaire Madisen Duryea this past week earned a spot on the 2018 MaxPreps Sophomore All-America Team for her record-breaking spring season in a Bears uniform.

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Bradshaw Mountain’s Nnantah races at USATF Regionals this weekend in Colorado

Prep Track and Field

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bradshaw Mountain incoming senior sprinter/hurdler Charles Nnantah will run in the open 400m, the 400m hurdles and the 110m hurdles today and Sunday, July 7-8, at USA Track & Field’s (USATF) Region 10 Junior Olympic Championships in Aurora, Colorado.

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Old-timers’ luncheon brings back fond memories of Prescott rodeo for former bull rider

World's Oldest Rodeo

PRESCOTT — As Charlie Underwood drove 87 miles from Carefree to the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo early Wednesday morning, July 4, flashbacks of competing here as a professional bull rider decades ago rushed into his head.

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Roper Seth Hall claims all-around rodeo title

World's Oldest Rodeo

PRESCOTT — Seth Hall of Las Lunas, New Mexico, won his first all-around buckle at the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo on Wednesday, July 4, taking home a payout of more than $3,100 in team roping and tie-down roping.

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Back-to-back-to-back? 2-time defending world champion bareback rider Tim O’Connell keeps rolling

World's Oldest Rodeo

PRESCOTT — Two-time defending world champion bareback rider Tim O’Connell of Zwingle, Iowa, respects his competitors so much that they have kept him from getting cocky in the rodeo arena.

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