Brian M. Bergner Jr.

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Hollis-Jefferson taken at No. 6 by NAZ Suns

Northern Arizona trades 11th pick Wright to Lakeland Magic

PHOENIX — Entering the 2017 NBA Gatorade League Draft with three of the first 11 picks, Northern Arizona was in a unique position Saturday to immediately improve its club.

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NAZ Suns take Stuteville at No. 1 in G League draft

Stuteville on being top pick: ‘It was a little shocking’

PHOENIX — The Northern Arizona Suns selected Sacramento State forward Eric Stuteville with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Gatorade League Draft on Saturday morning.

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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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