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Female Prescott Trail Riders aren't afraid to get dirty (VIDEOS & GALLERY)
KIRKLAND - Whether you are reviving a slice of your youth or simply getting started, the ladies of the recently formed Prescott Trail Riders off-road motorbike group encourage you to give riding a shot.
Friday, February 05, 2016

Kirkland Creek Hare Scrambles event set for Feb. 20
KIRKLAND - On a spacious, private, wooded ranch here off Kirkland Valley Road on Feb. 20, the Prescott Trail Riders (PTR) off-road motorbike club will play host to the Kirkland Creek Hare Scrambles, the group's first-ever Arizona Motorcycle Riders Association (AMRA) pro race.
Friday, February 05, 2016

Eagles soar by Simpson 81-76 for program's first home win
PRESCOTT - Nick Agostino scored 21 points, Logan Skurdal chipped in with 20 and the Embry-Riddle mens' basketball team shot 72 percent in the second half to earn an 81-76 win over visiting Simpson University on Thursday night.
Thursday, February 04, 2016

Local Rundown: Fountain Hills beats Bradshaw boys' hoops; Bears advance to sectionals
Bradshaw Mountain High's Division III No. 10-ranked boys' basketball team was upset at Fountain Hills in its Section IV finale on Thursday, Feb. 4, knocking the Bears out of contention for the top seed in next week's section tournament.
Thursday, February 04, 2016

Bradshaw Mountain boys hoops power past Cactus, 60-44
PRESCOTT VALLEY - With a rowdy student section rocking on Senior Night Wednesday, Feb. 3, the Bradshaw Mountain High boys' basketball team wouldn't be denied at Gary Kunow Gymnasium.
Thursday, February 04, 2016

Local Rundown: Prescott High girls' hoops cruises past Moon Valley, moves to 9-1 in section
On Senior Night, Prescott High's girls' basketball team didn't disappoint, routing Moon Valley in a key Division II, Section II game at the PHS Dome gym on Wednesday, Feb. 3.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Prescott's Knotek commits to NAU, Thornbro to Bethany College
PRESCOTT - Seniors Derek Knotek and Blake Thornbro of Prescott High School joined the hundreds of other prep football players across the nation Wednesday by participating in National Signing Day and committing to play at the next level.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Bradshaw football's Latham, Fabela ink letters to play for NAIA schools
PRESCOTT VALLEY - Bradshaw Mountain High senior football players Derrik Fabela and Zach Latham signed letters of intent to play college ball at separate National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) programs on Wednesday morning, Feb. 3, at Gary Kunow Gymnasium.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Embry-Riddle Eagles softball underway Friday in San Diego
PRESCOTT - Entering its third year in existence, the Embry-Riddle softball program is looking to turn the corner in 2016 using good pitching and even better defense.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Briefly: Special Olympics Basketball
THE ARIZONA SPECIAL OLYMPICS MOUNTAIN AREA Basketball Tournament, hosted by the Prescott Special Olympics delegation, will take place from 9:30 a.m. to around 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 ...
Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Roughriders' baseball sweeps Glendale in non-league twin bill

Yavapai 8-8

Glendale 3-5

Yavapai College's baseball team swept a non-conference doubleheader at Glendale Community College on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 2, to even its overall record at 3-3 on the 2016 season.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

MLB pushes expanded ballpark netting
In December during the annual Baseball Winter Meetings, MLB announced new guidelines designed to extend ballpark netting.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Logan Skurdal named CalPac Player of the Week
PRESCOTT - Embry-Riddle freshman forward Logan Skurdal was named California Pacific Conference "Player of the Week" on Feb. 1 for his efforts during the Eagles' two wins last week in California.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Local Calendar

Prep Basketball

• Moon Valley at Prescott girls (Senior Night), 7 p.m.*

• Cactus at Bradshaw Mtn. boys (Senior Night), 7 p.m.

• Bradshaw Mtn. girls at Thunderbird, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

North Canyon escapes with 66-65 win over Badgers
PRESCOTT - Senior Tyler Bell scored 15 points, grabbed five rebounds and had three steals but the Prescott boys' basketball team suffered a heartbreaking 66-65 defeat at home at the hands of No. 17-ranked North Canyon on Tuesday night.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Bradshaw Mountain HS soccer teams hold clothing drive
Bradshaw Mountain High School soccer teams gathered over 100 bags of clothing during the season to donate to the Big Brothers Big Sisters Charity. Thursday a delivery truck arrived and picked up the clothing as the teams formed a human chain to load it into the truck.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Column: 100 reasons a little exercise goes a long way
I have a good friend, Susan Popko, who dropped me off a paper written by James Peterson, Ph.D., FACSM, Cedrie Bryant, Ph.D., FACSM, and Jerry Napp, M.S., who have come up with 100 reasons to exercise. I enjoyed reading it so much that I thought you would too.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016



Sunday, January 31, 2016

Local Rundown: Yavapai softball starts season solidly in Vegas

Roughriders compile 5-1 record

at Southern Nevada tourney

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Local Bowling Standings
Pioneer Men's League

At Plaza Bowl in Prescott

Week 22: Jan. 27

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Prescott High grapplers rally, knock off Chino Valley to claim Legler Cup, quad-cities title
Fittingly, the Prescott High wrestling team needed every last point against two-time defending Legler Cup champion Chino Valley to reclaim the quad-cities title trophy at the PHS Dome gym.
Friday, January 29, 2016

Bradshaw boys' hoops routs North Pointe Prep in section
Friday, January 29, 2016

Lady Roughriders set to begin softball season Friday
PRESCOTT - Two years removed from having to cancel the season due to player ineligibility and a rash of injuries, the Yavapai College softball team enters this spring with their sights set on a conference championship.
Friday, January 29, 2016

Roughriders baseball team remains in playoff conversation despite departures
PRESCOTT - Gone are most of the experienced position players from the 2015 JUCO Division I World Series-qualifying Yavapai College baseball team, and yet this spring's Roughriders' unit likes its chances to make another postseason run.
Friday, January 29, 2016

Local Rundown: Embry-Riddle men's hoops notches 1st win of inaugural season
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's men's basketball team recorded the first win of its inaugural 2015-16 season on Thursday, Jan. 28, with a 17-point victory at Pacific Union College in Angwin, California.
Thursday, January 28, 2016

Yavapai alum update: Angels, Calhoun avoid arbitration with $3.4M deal
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Gold Glove right fielder Kole Calhoun has avoided an arbitration hearing with the Los Angeles Angels, agreeing to a $3.4 million, one-year contract.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Local Rundown: Bradshaw boys' soccer blanks Centennial to end season
Bradshaw Mountain High's boys' soccer team celebrated Senior Night with a resounding shutout victory, ending the 2015-16 season, as well as section play, on a strong note Wednesday, Jan. 27.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Badgers lady cagers use big 4th to drop Ironwood, 49-45
PRESCOTT - Ava Maneval recorded a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds, Mackenzie Grauberger and Haley Crozier each scored 14 and the Prescott girls' basketball team used a 16-3 fourth-quarter run to propel themselves to a 49-45 win over visiting Ironwood on Wednesday night.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Search for football coach at Prescott High continues
PRESCOTT - The search continues for the next head football coach at Prescott High School, but when exactly the hiring committee will come to a conclusion on its research and interview process is yet to be seen.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

No. 8 NW Christian shuts out Bradshaw Mtn. girls' soccer

Northwest Christian 4

Bradshaw Mtn. girls 0

Bradshaw Mountain High's girls' soccer team was blanked by Division III No. 8-ranked Northwest Christian in Section I action on Tuesday night, Jan. 26, at Bob Pavlich Field in Prescott Valley.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Column: Tennis hit with allegations of match fixing
On the eve of the Australian Open, tennis was reeling under the most serious allegations that can be levied against any sport: match-fixing.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Badgers shock 7th-ranked Moon Valley, 71-61
PRESCOTT - Logan Smith scored a team-high 20 points, Matt Mendibles added 14 and the Prescott boys' basketball team used a 29-point fourth quarter to propel them to a 71-61 win over No. 7-ranked Moon Valley on Tuesday night.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

A good coach teaches skills that last a lifetime
No doubt most of you have had different people in your lives who have helped open your eyes to what it takes to excel in life, showing the beneficial path of hard work, commitment, discipline, mental toughness and excellence through habit, faith and passion - creating positive results that many would never have truly imagined let alone achieved without a good mentor.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Jordan Mathews, California knock off No. 12 Arizona 74-73
Gabe York dribbled off his foot, then drove to the basket and missed a contested shot in the waning seconds, and California held on behind Jordan Mathews to beat No. 12 Arizona 74-73 on Saturday night.
Sunday, January 24, 2016

THE 2016 ROUGHRIDERS' SOFTBALL TEAM will conduct a free skills demonstration/meet-and-greet for the public at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, at Yavapai College's Walraven Gym (Building 2) in Prescott. Fans, parents and players are invited to meet the Yavapai softball team and watch its athletes display their skills in hitting, pitching and fielding in the gym.
Sunday, January 24, 2016

Local Sports Calendar: For Week of Jan. 24-30
SUNDAY, Jan. 24

• No events scheduled

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Local Bowling Standings
Pioneer Men's League

At Plaza Bowl in Prescott

Week 21: Jan. 20

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Snowstorm postpones 2 NHL games, strands 2 college teams
A blizzard socking the Eastern United States disrupted the sports schedule Saturday for a second day, forcing the postponement of two more NHL games and several college basketball games and stranding two college teams on the snowy Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Sunday, January 24, 2016

Arizona State ELITE dominates NAU's Ice Jacks, 5-1 on Prescott Valley Event Center ice PHOTO GALLERY and VIDEO
The Arizona State University ELITE hockey team's offense may have been denied early, but once it capitalized midway through the game, there was no stopping the Sun Devils.
Friday, January 22, 2016

Prescott girls beat Bears, 65-40
For last night's rival game at Prescott billed as "Box Out for Breast Cancer," the Bradshaw Mountain girls' basketball team wore special t-shirts in warmups that blared in bright pink, "Bear Down on Cancer."
Friday, January 22, 2016

Snowstorm wreaks havoc on sports schedule and team travel
A blizzard moving into the Eastern United States disrupted the sports schedule Friday.
Friday, January 22, 2016

Badgers trounce Valley Vista 9-1, playoff hopes hanging on by a thread
After suffering a devastating 4-3 overtime loss to Mingus Union just 48 hours earlier, the Prescott girls' soccer team kept their playoff hopes alive with a dominating 9-1 win over visiting Valley Vista on Friday night.
Friday, January 22, 2016

Local Rundown: Ibarra scores 27, leads Bears to 71-64 win over Washington
PRESCOTT VALLEY - After having their nine-game winning streak snapped by top-ranked Moon Valley just 48 hours earlier, the Bradshaw Mountain boys' basketball team rebounded with a 71-64 win over visiting Washington on Thursday night.
Thursday, January 21, 2016

Hockey returns to Prescott Valley Event Center for 2 nights only Friday, Saturday
Hockey makes a brief return to the Prescott Valley Event Center today, Jan. 22, and Saturday, Jan. 23, when the Northern Arizona University Ice Jacks take on Arizona State University's ELITE team.
Thursday, January 21, 2016

Prescott girls' hoops routs Mtn. Ridge, improves section mark to 4-1
The Division II No. 8-ranked Prescott High girls' basketball team responded well from a narrow setback at Section II leader Flagstaff Jan. 15, with this 38-point victory over Mountain Ridge Wednesday night, Jan. 20.
Thursday, January 21, 2016

Local Rundown: Kidd, Medevielle, Howard pace Bradshaw wrestling
Bradshaw Mountain High's wrestling team compiled a 1-2 record in a dual meet versus Page, Kingman and Lee Williams Wednesday night, Jan. 20, at Gary Kunow Gym in Prescott Valley.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Bowman resigns V-ball post at Prescott
PRESCOTT - One of the most successful coaches in Prescott High School history will no longer be cheering and instructing her players from the sideline in the fall as Shellie Bowman has resigned her position as head volleyball coach of the Badgers.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Column: Tanking in sports - Is it ethical?
The "T" word is reviled in sports. But although its existence is universally denied, "tanking" is an ugly reality in professional sports.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Eagles drop Bradshaw Mountain, 54-37
PRESCOTT VALLEY - Senior Kyra McNeil scored six points on just 2 of 7 shooting, grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds, but the Bradshaw Mountain girls' basketball team trailed 21-6 after the first quarter of play and never recovered in a 54-37 loss to No. 3-ranked Flagstaff on Tuesday night.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Moon Valley topples Bears: Rockets throttle past Bradshaw 72-51; take lead in D-III, Section IV
PRESCOTT VALLEY - In a battle for the Division III, Section IV lead, Bradshaw Mountain High's boys' basketball team may have lost the inside track for the regular-season title after falling to Moon Valley Tuesday night, Jan. 19.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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