Doug Cook

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Bradshaw’s Nnantah, Rozendaal, Shaver tune up for state

Prep Track & Field

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bradshaw Mountain track and field star senior Bailey Rozendaal holds the Bears’ girls’ program record in the javelin and the heptathlon. That would be considered a significant achievement for most prep athletes. For the disciplined, driven Rozendaal, however, it’s simply two down and two to go.

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Stunner! Chino Valley baseball upsets NW Christian, stays alive in 3A West region title hunt

Prep Baseball

PHOENIX — Chino Valley’s baseball players felt quite confident heading into their key league showdown at 3A No. 3-ranked Northwest Christian Friday.

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Chino Valley tops Kingman for 5th straight win

Prep Baseball

CHINO VALLEY — At this stage of the season, seeding into the 3A state tournament becomes a priority for teams such as Chino Valley’s baseball squad, which would, at the least, prefer to host a state play-in tournament game on Friday, April 27.

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Cougars’ golf posts win over Bagdad, Camp Verde in Prescott

Prep Golf

PRESCOTT — Chino Valley’s golf team defeated friendly rivals Bagdad and Camp Verde in a home meet Tuesday afternoon at Antelope Hills Golf Course, delighting Cougars coach Jerry Behm.

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Embry-Riddle softball salvages split from Benedictine-Mesa

College Softball

PRESCOTT — Playing in the Cal-Pac Conference has been challenging for Embry-Riddle’s softball team in 2018.

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Yavapai softball 1 game out of 1st after split with Phoenix

Junior College Softball

PRESCOTT — Entering Thursday, Yavapai College’s softball team had won an Arizona Conference-best 10 straight games and was still jockeying with Eastern Arizona College for first place in the league’s NJCAA Division I standings. Then, stalwart Phoenix College came to town.

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Yavapai sweeps Mesa, claims 6th straight win

Junior College Softball

PRESCOTT — Kylie Brown went 3 for 4 with a home run, four RBIs and three runs scored, leading Yavapai College’s softball team to a 13-5 win in Game 1 and an eventual twin-bill sweep of Mesa Community College Tuesday afternoon at Bill Vallely Field.

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Whiskey Off-Road Demo Day, Pre-Ride Saturday in Prescott

Mountain Biking

PRESCOTT — The 2018 Whiskey Off-Road Demo Day & Unofficial Pre-Ride will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 31, along 119 W. Goodwin St. downtown, allowing cyclists from around the area to test ride high-end mountain bikes from three popular manufacturers nearly a month before the race.

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Prep Softball

CHINO VALLEY — Chino Valley’s softball team may not possess a heavy-hitting lineup in 2018, but the Cougars sure can put down bunts and move runners into scoring position. If anything, that unflashy offensive strategy suits coach Matt Dunn fine.

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Yavapai wins 9 of 10 on home stand; trails Eastern by slim margin atop ACCAC

Junior College Softball

PRESCOTT — Yavapai College’s softball team on Saturday completed its season-long 10-game home stand with a 9-1 record, sweeping a twin-bill from South Mountain Community College, 15-0 in five innings and 9-4, to stay within striking distance of ACCAC Division I front-runner Eastern Arizona College.

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