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NAZ Suns brass ready for Saturday’s G League draft

Suns possess No. 6, 8 and 11th overall picks

With three of the first 11 picks in the 2017 NBA Gatorade League Draft, the Northern Arizona Suns are looking to improve dramatically for the upcoming season in Prescott Valley.

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Prep Soccer: Chino Valley completes perfect regular season, routs rival Cowboys

CAMP VERDE — Top ranked Chino Valley boys’ soccer completed a perfect regular season with another rout, this time at No. 3 Camp Verde.

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Prep Soccer: Cougars win 31st straight match, rout Phantoms 13-0

Rios records hat trick, Chino Valley records 15th shutout in 2017

Matthew Rios scored three goals for a hat trick and added two assists, Elijah Desmond chipped in with two scores and the Chino Valley boys’ soccer team collected its 15th shutout of the season with a 13-0 rout over Grand Canyon on Tuesday night.

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Prep Soccer: Top-ranked Northland Prep. blanks Chino Valley girls

Northland Prep clinches 2A Central region title

The defending 2A state champion and current No. 3-ranked Chino Valley girls’ soccer team struggled against No. 1 Northland Prep of Flagstaff in their first two meetings this season.

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Former Mingus standout Freriks notches fastest-ever Grand Canyon Rim to Rim run

FLAGSTAFF — Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017: 2 hours, 39 minutes, 38 seconds. That’s the fastest-ever known 21-mile crossing of the Grand Canyon, commencing with the North Kaibab Trailhead and concluding at the summit of the South Kaibab Trail.

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Prep Football: Wickenburg throttles Cougars, 61-21

Chino Valley head coach Wade Krug had one word to describe Wickenburg’s running attack. “Nasty,” Krug said.

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Rodeo: Turquoise Circuit Finals results

Final results of the inaugural Turquoise Circuit Finals rodeo event in Prescott Valley.

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Prep Football: Chino Valley snaps losing streak, beats Kingman

CHINO VALLEY — Nobody was going to spoil the Homecoming party Friday night for the Chino Valley football team.

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Column: Why it’s college basketball’s finest hour, not its darkest

'On the Ball'

Sports columnists, talk-show hosts, university presidents and their respective athletic directors have frequently used the phrase, “darkest moment,” when attempting to describe the past 48 hours in the college basketball world.

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Prep Volleyball: Cougars sweep rival Cowboys 3-0

Tiederman records 12 digs, nine assists and three ace serves in victory

CAMP VERDE — Chino Valley girls volleyball had some bus trouble on the way back home, but other than that Cougars enjoyed a near perfect trip to Camp Verde.

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Suns open camp in Flagstaff, prep for scrimmage in Prescott Valley

Phoenix intrasquad game set for Friday at PVEC

FLAGSTAFF — The Phoenix Suns opened training camp Tuesday morning like it was just another day at the office, because the truth is, they’ve been focused on this moment for months now.

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Prep Mountain Biking: New Ravens club gives kids a chance to race

Forty-eight boys and seven girls comprise the inaugural Prescott Composite Ravens middle school mountain biking team, established by businesswomen Kate Phelan and Cina McConaughy, who are passionate about developing area youngsters into cycling enthusiasts.

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Prep Football: Falcons wear down Cougars, 52-6

The Chino Valley football team scored first. The Fountain Hills football team scored often.

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Prep Volleyball: Scorpions sting Cougars

Chino Valley swept by Sedona for 2nd time this season

In a rematch from their 2017 season opener Aug. 29, Chino Valley’s volleyball team again struggled to solve Sedona on Thursday night at the Cougars’ main gym.

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NAZ Suns announce Gatorade League Showcase schedule in Canada

For the second straight season, the Northern Arizona Suns will participate in the annual NBA Gatorade League Showcase, the team announced Thursday morning.

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Local Sports in Brief: NAZ Suns launch breast cancer awareness campaign

The Northern Arizona Suns recently announced a breast cancer awareness campaign where fans can submit names of loved ones and their stories for a chance to see them printed onto a Suns’ jersey.

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Prep Cross-Country: Prescott runners win Bradshaw meet

Badgers coast past region rivals in Dewey

With the big annual Doug Conley Invitational on the horizon this weekend in Tempe, Prescott’s cross country team didn’t want to push too hard at the Bradshaw Mountain meet Wednesday afternoon near Dewey.

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Prep Soccer: Cougars find their groove offensively, rout Payson 11-0

Krogh records hat trick, Gomez adds two scores in big victory

Coach Allen Foster said before Tuesday’s match he was unsure how much fire power his defending state champion club could muster this year offensively after averaging just two goals per contest to begin the season.

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Yavapai reaches 600-win milestone

YC blanks Mesa to reach historic win mark

It took less than 29 full seasons for the Yavapai College men’s soccer team to achieve 600 all-time victories, a milestone that places the program among the most elite ever in the country.

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Prep Football: Chino Valley bounces back, blanks North Pointe Prep

Chino Valley’s football team rebounded from a tough loss in Week 3, shutting out North Pointe Prep, 21-0, in Phoenix on Friday to improve its record to 3-1 overall.

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NAU, longtime football coach Jerome Souers to part ways

Souers holds all-time Big Sky Conference wins mark at 112

Northern Arizona University vice president for intercollegiate athletics Lisa Campos officially announced Monday that Jerome Souers will no longer be the head football coach after the 2017 season.

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NAZ Suns begin year 2 in Prescott Valley, host local tryout

48 players participate in Saturday’s tryout at PVEC

The Northern Arizona Suns conducted their first local tryout Saturday for the upcoming 2017-2018 season, putting 48 NBA Gatorade League hopefuls through a series of drills and scrimmages during morning and afternoon sessions.

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Prep Football: Tuba City hands Cougars 1st loss of season

Quarterback Michael Paulus scored a 5-yard touchdown with just over five minutes to play in the first half, but the Chino Valley football team failed to score again in a 12-7 loss to Tuba City on Friday night.

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2017 Fall Preview Capsule: Chino Valley Mountain Biking

The 2017 Chino Valley mountain biking team preview capsule.

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Prep Soccer: Cougars best Camp Verde again, stay unbeaten at 6-0

Five days after they clashed for the first time this season at the Chino Cup, county rivals Chino Valley and Camp Verde faced off on the boys’ soccer pitch again Thursday night at the Cougars’ football stadium.