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Defining moments become a microcosm of a baseball season. When pieced together, each of those moments can either make, or break, a club’s hopes for a postseason appearance.
Humanity evolves every second of every day of every year we’re on this planet, constantly breaking barriers of old truths and advancing toward newly discovered paths using the knowledge gained by those who came before.
The Northern Arizona Suns of the NBA Gatorade League announced Monday morning two upcoming dates for their open tryouts in preparation for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
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If the first 10 days of J.D. Martinez’s baseball career in the desert is any indication of how the rest of his tenure in an Arizona Diamondbacks uniform will go, the home club’s chances of making the postseason just skyrocketed.
Arizona Batbusters, Quad City Clovers among handful of local clubs participating
Over 300 players dawning uniforms from 27 different clubs calling Arizona and its surrounding states home gathered for opening ceremonies of the 2017 NSA Southwest World Series on Wednesday night.
NAZ Suns President: ‘There are brighter days ahead’
After an hour-long session at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Phoenix on July 12, the Prescott Valley Event Center and all interested parties are one step closer to finally moving forward from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Presson: 'We knew once people attended games, they would be wowed'
While the Northern Arizona Suns shine on the court in NBA Summer League cities like Orlando and Las Vegas, the business side of the club continues to work diligently in an effort to secure its future in Prescott Valley.
Chino Valley High School’s Allen Foster has resigned as the Cougars’ wrestling coach after eight successful seasons, although he will remain the rejuvenated girls’ soccer program’s lead mentor and continue teaching on campus in 2017-18.
Ellis joins Van Gundy’s FIBA AmeriCup staff
Three months after his first season as the Northern Arizona Suns’ head coach ended, Ty Ellis on Wednesday was named an assistant for USA Basketball’s men’s national team this summer at FIBA AmeriCup 2017.
8-year-old was born premature, wants to be a cowboy
If anything, Dillon Hastings is a survivor.
Etbauer’s first during his 10-year pro career
Steer wrestler and tie-down roper Trell Etbauer of Goodwell, Oklahoma, won the coveted All-Around buckle at the Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo for the first time in his 10-year pro career on Tuesday afternoon.
Bareback riders Tim, Shane O’Connell not related, but share plenty
Tim O’Connell and Shane O’Connell share the same last name, compete in the same rodeo event and travel together. But they aren’t blood-related.
Team-roping legend Richards ‘honored’ to be part of rodeo
When 59-year-old George Richards received word he was going to be included in this summer’s World’s Oldest Rodeo festivities as a “Legends Live Among Us” honoree, words couldn’t describe his emotions.
With smoke blanketing Prescott Valley and ash falling from the sky due to 22,000 acres charred by the Goodwin Fire, various athletic events in the area are still moving forward.
Born to be a cowboy, Trujillo reflects on his past
From an early age, J.C. Trujillo set out to become a rodeo world champion, but it took a whole lot more than just talent to get him there.
The 2017 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo begins today, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Drive, and follows with seven more performances through next Tuesday, July 4.
Prescott to open with Verde Valley; Prescott Valley opens with Chino Valley
With a bid for the state playoffs up for grabs, the District 10 Little League Majors All-Stars Tournament is set to get underway at Bill Vallely Field in Prescott on Wednesday night.
Matteo Pietroniro, the 18-year-old son of former Arizona Sundogs hockey coach Marco Pietroniro, has a good chance of being selected in the final rounds of the 2017 NHL Draft Saturday in Chicago.
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In sports, we love to compare greats. Best jump shot. Best swing. Best touchdown dance. Best game-winning play. Best last-second shot. Best era. Best team. Best player. The list goes on.
2016-17 Winter All-Courier included
The Daily Courier sports department reveals its 2017 spring All-Courier selections, and includes the 2016-2017 winter All-Courier selections.
Beat the Heat Girls’ Fastpitch Softball Invitational Tournament director Dale Poole said it best on Tuesday – participating teams in the 2017 competition won’t be beating the heat, but bringing it with them to Prescott this weekend.
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PHOENIX – Whether it’s Robbie Ray shooting hoops with a Nerf ball in the clubhouse or Jeremy Hazelbaker screaming at the top of his lungs for no apparent reason other than to announce his presence with authority, this summer’s Arizona Diamondbacks club is as loose as they come.
A year after not qualifying for the Arizona District 10 Little League Majors Tournament of Champions (TOC), 2015 titlist True Value returns as Prescott’s representative.
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We’ve all seen the police video by now, and if not, you’ve at least read about Tiger Woods’ arrest in the early morning hours of Memorial Day and the steady stream of national media reports since. All I have to say is this: Don’t rush to judgement.
Grind Boxing Gym in Prescott will celebrate its second anniversary from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 3, as the gym’s coach and members play host to a meet-and-greet.