Just like on Friday night, the first three quarters went relatively well for the Northern Arizona Suns, but they couldn’t keep it going in the fourth quarter.
Chino Valley’s boys basketball team on Saturday bounced back from a narrow loss the night before, defeating Ash Fork/Seligman, 59-49, in an inter-conference clash at the Cougars’ main gym.
Stickrod leads Cougars with double-double in their home opener
Chino Valley girls basketball post player Felicity Stickrod was determined to make her final regular-season home opener in a Lady Cougars uniform a special one. The 6-foot senior sure didn’t disappoint, either.
Spartans’ Gooding, Larson come up big late
Northland Prep junior point guard Fred Gooding came off the bench to drain the eventual game-winning 3-pointer inside of a minute left in regulation, lifting the Spartans to a thrilling 58-55 victory over the Chino Valley boys basketball team Friday night.
Derrick Jones Jr. may return if no other NBA team claims him in next 48 hours
After converting Mike James’ two-way contract into a standard NBA deal Thursday, the Phoenix Suns were forced to make a roster move, leaving Northern Arizona Suns’ fan-favorite Derrick Jones Jr. the odd man out.
Don't judge the NAZ Suns' guard by his proverbial cover
Don’t judge Northern Arizona Suns reserve point guard Josh Gray by his proverbial cover.
At the Flagstaff Duals, Chino Valley’s wrestling team struggled, losing all three of its matchups Wednesday night.
The Northern Arizona Suns entered their Pacific Division clash with the South Bay Lakers Tuesday night having not won at home since nearly a month ago, on Nov. 11. Thanks to South Bay sharpshooter Scott Machado, that drought continued.
For the first time this season, seven different Northern Arizona Suns players scored in double figures, leading a balanced attack to a 128-105 win over the Lakeland Magic Saturday.
Young narrowly misses triple-double, Bennett adds 23 points in win
Mike Young barely missed a triple-double with 17 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, Anthony Bennett added 23 points and the Northern Arizona Suns hit a franchise-record 23 3-pointers in a 140-115 road win over the Greensboro Swarm on Thursday night.
Prescott’s wrestling squad opened its 2017-18 season by winning the annual Yavapai County Duals, compiling a 3-0 team record against Bradshaw Mountain, Mingus Union and Camp Verde Saturday at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
This winter, Chino Valley’s wrestling team returns nine grapplers, including a defending state champion, from its 2016-17 squad that placed 21st out of 44 schools at the Division III state tournament in February at Prescott Valley Event Center.
The 2017-18 Chino Valley wrestling team preview capsule.
Suns have dropped three of last four contests
The Northern Arizona Suns have made a habit of playing close games during the first two-plus weeks of the 2017-18 regular season.
The Chino Valley minors cheerleaders were awarded their first-place trophy Saturday, Nov. 18.
Alec Peters leads scorers with 25 points, 15 rebounds
TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — Northern Arizona forward Alec Peters recorded his second career double-double and powered the Suns to a 114-105 win at the Salt Lake City Stars on Saturday night.
The older guard may have officially passed the baton to the newer guard on a chilly, overcast Friday afternoon at Mountain Valley Park as Yavapai College’s soccer team succumbed to Tyler Junior College of Texas in the NJCAA national semifinals.
Missed backcourt violation potentially costs Suns the game
For all the possessions during a typical NBA Gatorade League game on any given night, it can be difficult to point out one exact moment and blame a loss on it.
Yavapai-Tyler matchup set for Friday; Pima advances
In their 10th all-time meeting since 1990, Yavapai College and Mercer County Community College of New Jersey’s soccer teams met on Wednesday to determine which club from Pool C would advance to the 2017 NJCAA Division I National Championship Tournament semifinals.
5 Suns score in double figures
In a back-and-forth affair against the Iowa Wolves Saturday night in NBA Gatorade League play, the Northern Arizona Suns needed overtime to settle their two-game series at Prescott Valley Event Center.
Booker scores 36 points on six 3-pointers, five others in double figures
Askia Booker scored 36 points on 11 of 17 shooting from the field, including six 3-pointers, Xavier Silas added 33 points and the Northern Arizona Suns survived a pesky Iowa Wolves squad in a 141-140 victory Thursday night.
Cornell graduate has Arizona ties, pledges fast-paced offense
A week ago, Cody Toppert was reviewing practice plans and playbooks as an assistant coach under Matt Brase for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, last season’s runner up to Raptors 905 for the NBA Gatorade League championship.
‘Airplane Mode’ appeared in only 4 games this season with Phoenix
“Airplane Mode” is back in a Northern Arizona Suns uniform, at least for now.
Newman has led Arkansas-Fort Smith men’s basketball team to more than 200 wins
The other day, Chino Valley High School graduate Joshua Newman looked at his yearbook – it said he was going to be a basketball coach.
Booker, Gray score 28 points apiece, but defensive woes haunt Suns
Askia Booker and Josh Gray each scored 28 points, hitting nine of the club’s 17 3-pointers, Shaquille Harrison chipped in with 26 but the Northern Arizona Suns surrendered 54 points in the paint in a 126-118 loss to Agua Caliente to open the season Saturday night.