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Prep Baseball: 3A State Play-In Chino Valley shuts out Monument Valley (Gallery)

Cougars advance to the 3A state tournament

Chino Valley’s baseball team won the 3A West region title on Monday with a 10-1 victory over Wickenburg.

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Prep Baseball: Cougars upset Crusaders on Hixon’s walk-off 2-run double in extras

Seventeen days ago, on April 4, Chino Valley baseball pitcher Tyler Hixon struggled mightily in a blowout loss at 3A West region power Northwest Christian. He would make up for it in spades in a rematch on Friday at home.

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Yavapai keeps playoff hopes alive with split

Fourth-place Roughriders battle second-place South Mountain

Nearly a year after winning the Junior College World Series, Yavapai College’s baseball team finds itself in the sticky position of simply hoping to qualify for the postseason in 2017.

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Prep Softball: River Valley rolls past Cougars in 3A West tilt

Through three innings on Friday afternoon, Chino Valley ace pitcher Keigan Willingham had limited a heavy-hitting River Valley lineup to one hit.

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Roughriders softball continues torrid pace, sweeps South Mountain (gallery)

Yavapai wins for whopping 22nd time in past 23 contests

Yavapai College’s softball team rolled on with its incredible run Saturday afternoon, sweeping South Mountain Community College by shutout to win for a whopping 22nd time in its last 23 games.

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Bagdad baseball knocks off Chino Valley, 3-2 (gallery)

Israel Loveall earns complete-game win

Bagdad left-handed ace pitcher Israel Loveall on Friday sensed an opportunity to avenge a string of narrow losses against Yavapai County foe Chino Valley through the years.

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Contract not renewed for Bears football coach Moran

Bradshaw Mountain football coach David Moran will not return to the sidelines this fall after the Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board declined to renew his teaching contract Tuesday night for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Chino pitcher strikes out 18 in season opener

Delayed start didn’t hurt him in 6-2 victory

Three days after Chino Valley’s baseball team was supposed to have opened the 2017 season, Cougars right-handed ace pitcher Skylar Brooks made up for it with a dominating all-around performance.

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Prep Baseball Preview: Cougars like their chances in 2017 with return to 3A conference

Hanging above the back entrance to the Chino Valley baseball team’s dugout, a white metal sign in bold black letters reads, “If Your [sic] Not Prepared To Put The Team First… TURN AROUND.”

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Chino Valley boys fall in first round of playoffs

For the Chino Valley boys’ basketball team on Wednesday night, Feb. 15, simply reaching the 4A State Basketball Championship Tournament was a thrill.

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