Brian M. Bergner, Jr.

Associate Sports Editor

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Column: The role peer pressure will play in a new world of year-round practicing

'On The Ball'

Peer pressure. It drives us to do things we never thought possible of ourselves, good or bad, and in the high school athletic arena, it takes on its own form.

State athletics body approves year-round practice

Football limited in use of helmets or shoulder pads

The Arizona Interscholastic Association’s legislative council passed a measure in Phoenix on Friday, March 3, that allows high school coaches to now have practices year round with their teams.

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Jackson torches Suns with 35 points, Legends hand Northern Arizona 3rd straight loss

Ellis records double-double, Silas nets 20 points in defeat

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Elijah Millsap had a double-double with 24 points and 12 rebounds, but Northern Arizona had no answer for the NBA D-League’s leading scorer as Texas’ Pierre Jackson dropped 35 points, handing the Suns a 115-99 loss Sunday afternoon.

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Cougars claim region title

Chino Valley sneaks past rival Camp Verde 1-0 on Richmond’s first-half goal

CHINO VALLEY – Ty Richmond’s first-half goal from 25-yards out snuck past the outstretched hands of goalkeeper Preston Maynard and the No. 2-ranked Chino Valley boys’ soccer team claimed the 2A Central region title with a 1-0 win over rival Camp Verde on Thursday night.

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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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Chino Valley's Velasco 'resting comfortably' at home

Injured in Friday night football game

Friday night seemed like any other night under the lights at a local high school football game.

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Chino Valley's Velasco 'resting comfortably'at home

Injured in Friday night football game

CHINO VALLEY - Friday night seemed like any other night under the lights at a local high school football game. Players were sweating, cheerleaders were chanting, fans were cheering, popcorn was popping, the homecoming king and queen were announced and the 50-50 raffle pail was being passed around like always.

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