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Embry-Riddle women's golfer again named All-American
For the second straight year, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University women's golfer Lauren Kruszewski has been named an NAIA First Team All-American after she finished tied for 10th place at the NAIA National Championships May 12-15 in Savannah, Georgia.
Thursday, May 21, 2015

ERAU adds 2 more pieces to inaugural basketball team
Embry-Riddle men's basketball coach Eric Fundalewicz and his coaching staff announced the signing of Calvin Carmichael in early May, making him the eighth player in the incoming recruiting class for the Eagles' inaugural 2015-16 season.
Thursday, May 21, 2015

On this date: 1997
May 21, 1997

At 88, Prescott's Oscar Baer qualified in 11 events - including the triathlon - in the Senior Sports Classic in Tucson.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Anderson gem lifts D-backs in Miami
MIAMI - Chase Anderson worked diligently to improve his two-seam fastball during spring training and he used it to keep the Marlins' hitters off-balance.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Work continues on Capital Canyon Club, opening set for early July
PRESCOTT - Legendary pro golfer Tom Weiskopf visited the Capital Canyon Club, formerly Hassayampa Golf Club, on May 7 to meet with the new management of the picturesque 18-hole course that he originally designed and opened here in 1998.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Kobritz Column: What the WNBA needs to learn from the NFL
Two leagues, two different modes of operation.

League A has imposed a four-game ban - one-quarter of the season - on one of its premier players, a league icon and future Hall of Famer who has made more money for the league than virtually any other player in NFL history.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

On this date: 1998
An amateur golfer topped the pro field at the Tom Ruger Memorial Golf Classic at Antelope Hills in Prescott.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Memorial weekend tourney will honor former Prescott councilman
PRESCOTT - As a child growing up in Prescott, and extending into adulthood, former Prescott City Councilman and Prescott Police Officer John Hanna Sr. had a passion for softball and baseball.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Column: Learn doubles from the masters of tennis' past era
In this column you won't hear about the best doubles team ever, Mike and Bob Bryan. You may not even recognize many of the names due to the fact they played most of their tennis prior to 1956. But hopefully you'll remember some of the wise words they wrote after you're done reading.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Alumni Watch: Anderson excels at Dixie State
Alex Anderson graduated from Prescott High School in May 2011. She left Prescott for Dixie State University in St. George, Utah, where she was recruited to play volleyball.
Monday, May 18, 2015

Safe Sports at Prescott High School
Prescott High School is the fifth school in Arizona to receive the award from the National Athletic Trainers Association.
Monday, May 18, 2015

Roughriders rally again, advance to Grand Junction for JUCO World Series
A nearly decade-long drought has come to a glorious end for the Yavapai College baseball program.

For the first time since 2006 the Roughriders are headed back to the NJCAA Division 1 College World Series after piecing together an incredible run to capture the Western District Championship Saturday in Henderson, Nevada.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Local Photo: 2015 Wade Parker Memorial Game
Danny Parker and Dylan Tucker lead players, teammates and friends of Wade Parker in the Lord's Prayer at Wade's field position, shortstop, before the start of the 3rd Annual Wade Parker Memorial Game at Chino Valley High School Saturday morning.
Sunday, May 17, 2015

Woodruffs sweep Mountain Mayhem bike race
TJ and Chloe Woodruff won the men's and women's 20 mile division at the second annual Mountain Mayhem mountain bike race Saturday, May 16, in the scenic Ponderosa Pine forest of Groom Creek just 5 miles south of Prescott.
Sunday, May 17, 2015

On this date: 1975
Pitcher Don Hanna allowed only five hits and the Yavapai College baseball team clinched the Region 1 Championship and ticket to the NJCAA World Series in Grand Junction, Colo.
Sunday, May 17, 2015

YAVAPAI BASEBALL ADVANCES TO NJCAA WORLD SERIES
1st time to Grand Junction since 2006
Saturday, May 16, 2015

Yavapai baseball team one win from NJCAA World Series berth
Yavapai College baseball coach Ryan Cougill has said that his 2015 Roughriders are as dramatic as a soap opera.

He wasn't joking.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

On this date: 1987
A controversial disqualification prevented the Prescott girls' track team from winning the AAA-Division 2 state championship at Tucson's Rincon High School.
Saturday, May 16, 2015

Yavapai baseball battles back, wins 2nd straight in District round
No-hit through seven innings on Friday, Yavapai College broke through with a four-run ninth to stun host Southern Nevada in a 5-2 victory and advance to this afternoon's NJCAA Division 1 Western District baseball championship.
Friday, May 15, 2015

Polo back for an 11th season at historic Skull Valley grounds
Sixteen years ago, C. Paul Harris and his wife Carolyn scoured the hills and valleys around Skull Valley for their field of dreams.
Friday, May 15, 2015

Wade Parker Memorial Game on tap this Saturday
Chino Valley Fire Department Honor guard will raise the Flag at 9:45 a.m. First pitch 10 a.m.
Friday, May 15, 2015

YC baseball tops Salt Lake, advances to winners' bracket semi
Yavapai College continued its domination of Salt Lake C.C. this season, improving to 5-0 against the Bruins after registering a Game 1 victory in the NJCAA Division 1 Western District Baseball Championships on Thursday afternoon.
Friday, May 15, 2015

On this date: 1977
At just 12 years old, Lori White nearly pitched a no-hitter in Women's Copperstate League rec softball play at Whipple Park in Prescott.
Friday, May 15, 2015

Prescott Little League Weekly Scores, May 15
PRESCOTT TRUE VALUE 13,

ALL STAR SPORTS 8


In a matchup of teams tied for first place, Prescott True Value used a 9-run fifth inning to grab a come from behind victory. Scooter Schwartz and Alex Vaughan had 2 hits each to pace the offense.

Friday, May 15, 2015

During ASU caravan stop, topic turns to Prescott Valley hockey
PRESCOTT, Arizona - Arizona State's men's hockey coach Greg Powers would love to lift up the Prescott Valley Event Center and move it to Tempe.
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Prescott Storm 8u, 12u Inline travel teams win state titles
The Inline Hockey Association of Arizona hosted its 15th annual state championships at the spacious Barney Family Sports Compex in Queen Creek earlier this month.
Thursday, May 14, 2015

On this date: 1951
The Prescott school board approved the hiring of Joe Miller as the high school's head varsity football coach.
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Kobritz Column: Who comes off worse here, Brady or the NFL?
Thoughts and musings on the Wells Report and its aftermath.

1. Wells' conclusion that it was "more probable than not" that low-level Patriots' employees were playing fast and loose with the air pressure in the game balls used in this year's AFC Championship game is typical NFLese. It's the legal equivalent of the "preponderance of the evidence" used in civil cases.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

On this date: 1997
May 13, 1997

Despite a gem from pitcher Eddie Pena, Prescott High's baseball team was edged by No. 1-ranked Chaparral 4-3 in 10 innings in Peoria and was eliminated from the state playoffs.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Prescott Little League Weekly Scores, May 12
PRESCOTT TRUE VALUE 15, KIWANIS 2

Malikija Hawkins and Scooter Schwartz combined on a 3- hitter, and James Corcoran hit a 2-run homer as Prescott True Value beat Kiwanis. Brothers Cade and Micah Buettner combined for 3 hits, 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored for True Value.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Column: Competitive tennis is looking for you
Healthy competition is fun and tests our skill sets in many ways - physically, mentally, socially, as sportsmen, fairness, and the list goes on.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Photos: Riding' the bulls at PBR
Tyson Donovan hangs on tight to Hornet Saturday night, May 9, during the Mile High PBR at the Prescott Valley Events Center.
Monday, May 11, 2015

Prescott track's Paige wins 3 state titles
Prescott High senior track's Simon Paige pulled off the 'Triple Crown' of distance running after winning the AIA Division 2 state titles in both the 1600 meters and the 800m on an unseasonably cool afternoon Saturday at Mesa Community College.
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Yavapai baseball will meet Salt Lake in West District Finals in Nevada
The NJCAA Division 1 West District Finals baseball tournament field was finalized on Saturday, as Yavapai, Salt Lake City, Trinidad State (Colorado), and Southern Nevada will square off starting Thursday in Henderson, Nevada.
Sunday, May 10, 2015

On this date: 1975
May 10, 1975

The Yavapai College baseball team captured the ACCAC Valley Division crown by taking both ends of a doubleheader, 7-4 and 10-0, from Mesa.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Prescott's Peters off to NCAA D2 volleyball program
Prescott High's Kate Peters has signed on to take her volleyball game to the NCAA.
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Roughriders score 8 in 9th to cap epic rally, clinch Region 1 title
It doesn't get much sweeter or more spectacular than this.

The Yavapai College baseball team captured its first Region 1, Division 1 championship in nine years on Friday, qualifying for the NJCAA West District Finals after completing a mind-boggling comeback in Douglas.

Saturday, May 09, 2015

On this date: 2000
The windy spring conditions at Bradshaw Mountain High's baseball field lived up to billing as the Bears drilled four home runs to rout Centennial 10-0 in the opening round of the 4A state playoffs in Prescott Valley.

Craig Davis hit two homers, and Dusty Brown and J.W. Spedding each went yard with a strong wind blowing straight out to center.

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Calhoun sets mark with #30; Yavapai baseball goes up 1-0
Willie Calhoun wasn't going to go into the Yavapai College record books without some fireworks. He made sure of that in the first game of the NJCAA Region 1, Division 1 championship series on Thursday, May 7.
Friday, May 08, 2015

Fred Veil to discuss baseball history Saturday in Prescott
aseball aficionados should consider attending a prominent local historian's lecture about the sport's impact on early-20th century American life at 2 p.m. this Saturday, May 9, inside the Sharlot Hall Museum's Lawler Building, 415 W. Gurley St., in Prescott.
Friday, May 08, 2015

On this date: 1979
The Yavapai College baseball team clinched the second and final playoff spot for the ACCAC's Northern Division with a 13-5 win over Pima in Prescott.
Friday, May 08, 2015

Prescott track's Paige wins state title in 3200
Prescott High distance runner Simon Paige captured a state championship in the 3200-meter run at the AIA Division 2 track and field meet Wednesday, May 6, at Mesa Community College.
Thursday, May 07, 2015

Yavapai baseball faces stiff test in region championship series
Cochise College has supplanted Central Arizona as the new big boy on the block in NJCAA Region 1, Division 1 baseball, winning two consecutive regional titles and making back-to-back Junior College World Series appearances in 2013 and 2014.
Thursday, May 07, 2015

On this date: 1983
Todd Wilson scored on a wild pitch in the eighth inning to give the Bradshaw Mountain High baseball team a 12-11 win over Blue Ridge in Tempe to reach the Class B state semifinals.
Thursday, May 07, 2015

Local bowler Loss rolls a 300
Ron Loss rolled a perfect 300 game.

He bowled the perfecto on April 30 at Antelope Lanes in Prescott Valley while bowling with the Highway 69 League. He used a Light Out-Storm ball drilled by Al Eirich.

"I want to thank Leslie for my Bacardi and Coke and my wonderful teammates for all the support," Loss said. "A special thanks to Al Eirich."

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Calling all pitchers! Horseshoe season returns this week
Prescott Valley's Herb Baggett throws a shoe during play with the Central Arizona Horseshoe Club back in May 2014.

Horseshoe season is back!

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Wednesday's state baseball & softball scoreboard
The Mingus Union baseball team lost Wednesday but is still alive at state. Meanwhile, the Camp Verde and Sedona softball teams bowed out.
Thursday, May 07, 2015

As archery grows worldwide, Prescott Valley student is off to nationals.
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Arizona - This weekend Prescott Valley School fifth grader Trinity Phares will help shoot holes in a Guinness World Record.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Kobritz Column: A-Rod, Yanks dispute home run obligation
If Alex Rodriguez and tranquility are an oxymoron, then A-Rod and controversy are a tautology; they mean the same thing.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015

On this date: 1961
The Prescott High baseball team ended its season on a high note at City Park.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015


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