Local Rundown: Chino Valley spikers sweep rival Camp Verde, move to 6-2

CHINO VALLEY – Playing the second of three matches in successive nights on Wednesday, Sept. 28, Chino Valley High’s volleyball team swept county rival Camp Verde for the second time this season.

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No. 2-ranked Cougars soccer team blanks Round Valley, 9-0

EAGAR — Chino Valley High’s AIA Division II No. 2-ranked boys’ soccer team blanked Round Valley 9-0 in a blowout Sept. 21 on the road to stay unbeaten.

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Chino Valley loses the arrogance, wins the game

Senior running back Gavin Thompson admits his Chino Valley High School football team didn’t have its head in the proper place last week, suffering an 18-6 loss to Tuba City after opening the year with a 2-0 mark.

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Chino girls’ soccer bests Round Valley in rematch of 2015 state semis

Cougars freshman Matthews notches hat trick with 4 goals

CHINO VALLEY – With Round Valley defenders hounding Chino Valley girls’ soccer star forward Katie Farnsworth most of the afternoon, Cougars freshman Kacey Matthews consistently found herself open for shots.

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Chino Valley falls to Tuba City; Bagdad cruises to 4-0 mark

Chino Valley High’s football team suffered its first loss of the 2016 season on Friday, Sept. 9, succumbing to Tuba City, 18-6, at the Cougars’ stadium.

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Killian, Perey, Wiste inductees for 2016 Chino Valley High Athletic Hall of Fame

CHINO VALLEY – Former state champion cross-country and track runner John Killian, star volleyball and softball player Anna Perey and standout volleyball player Celia Wiste will be inducted into Chino Valley High’s Athletics Hall of Fame tonight, Sept. 9.

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Chino Valley High runners show promise in Wickenburg

CHINO VALLEY – Chino Valley High’s boys’ and girls’ cross-country squads started the 2016 season solidly on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the four-team Wickenburg Multiple.

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Chino Valley dominates to claim the Bronze Boot

Cougars play nearly flawless in the season opener

Usually you ask a coach or the quarterback if they just played the perfect game, they hedge no matter how dominating the score. There’s always something to improve on, to get better at. Perfection is not meant to be achieved.

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Chino soccer begins pursuit for four straight crowns

New coach takes over successful boys program

Former Chino Valley High School soccer star Todd Carey coaches his first game leading the boys soccer program this week. The shoes he has to fill aren’t just big, they’re enormous.

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VIDEO: 2016 Chino Valley High football preview

Chino Valley High School's football team participates in scrimmages against three schools on Wednesday, Aug. 17. The Cougars open their season at home on Friday, Aug. 26 against Camp Verde.

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Olympics Rundown: Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another sprint as he makes a run at one final Olympic title in his favorite race.

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Olympics: US women gymnasts, Phelps, Ledecky all golden again

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Good old Michael Phelps, golden again.

Yavapai College Notes: Roughriders’ soccer listed at No. 8 in preseason poll

Yavapai College’s men’s soccer team is ranked eighth in the 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Division I preseason Top 20 poll released on Monday, Aug. 8.

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Ty Ellis named Northern Arizona Suns’ first head coach

Ellis feels 'blessed' for opportunity to lead NBA D-League club in Prescott Valley

PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Northern Arizona Suns didn’t have to look far to find their first head coach, selecting former Bakersfield Jam assistant Ty Ellis to lead the NBA D-League’s newest relocation project in their inaugural season.

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Cardinals, Mathieu agree to 5-year, $62.5M deal

The Arizona Cardinals and All-Pro defensive back Tyrann Mathieu have agreed to a five-year contract extension, a rich reward for a player once considered a high-risk draftee.

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Bradshaw Mountain’s Bundrick picked by USA Baseball Southwest club

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bradshaw Mountain High senior catcher Gunner Bundrick this past week was named to the Southwest squad of USA Baseball’s 17-and-Under National Team Identification Series (NTIS), giving him a shot to qualify for Team USA.

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VIDEO: Third annual Wade Parker Memorial Game

The third annual Wade Parker Memorial Game was played Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Chino Valley High School.

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Hosmer, Perez lift AL 4-2; American League claims fourth straight All-Star game, 11th of last 14

Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title.

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Texas’ LeMond nabs All-Around buckle at ‘World’s Oldest Rodeo’

JoJo LeMond of Andrews, Texas, won a grand total of $2,715 in team roping and steer roping to claim the coveted All-Around buckle at the 2016 Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo on Monday, July 4, at the Rodeo Grounds.

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World’s Oldest Rodeo: Josh Peek making late career push

PRESCOTT — Josh Peek of Pueblo, Colorado, currently sits in fifth place in the 2016 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) All-Around standings as the so-called “Cowboy Christmas” stretch begins.

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Chino Valley Mudcats place second in Arizona

The Chino Valley Mudcats 13-and-under traveling baseball team placed second at the United States Specialty Sports Association’s state championship tournament on June 12.

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Chino Valley baseball team wins Valley tournament

The Chino Valley Mudcats AA, a 13-and-under baseball team, won the USSSA Bring the Heat Classic baseball tournament on June 4 and 5 in Chandler.

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Chino Valley to host Tournament of Champions

Undefeated Jed’s looks to prove it’s the best

Jed’s Sandwich Shop’s Little League baseball majors team is good, having run up a 15-0 record so far this season.

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Yavapai College baseball captures 4th National title

Joseph Romero pitches gem, Roughriders claim program's 4th NJCAA title

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Yavapai College’s baseball team captured the storied program’s fourth national championship on Saturday night, June 4, after knocking off No. 2-ranked San Jacinto North (Texas), 5-2, in the 2016 Division JUCO World Series.

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Weems takes no-no into 7th, Roughriders advance in JuCo World Series

Yavapai plays Cisco on Wednesday

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Freshman southpaw pitcher Avery Weems was the hero for the Yavapai College baseball team on Tuesday, May 31, carrying a no-hitter into the seventh inning and leading the Roughriders to victory in an elimination game at the JUCO World Series.