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Preview: Prescott All-Stars favored in 11U tourney at Ziegler Field

Little League

PRESCOTT — The 2018 Arizona District 10 Little League 11-and-Under All-Star Tournament features only three teams, including Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley. Nevertheless, the tourney should be competitive.

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Preview: Little League All-Star Rosters

Little League

The 2018 Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley All-Star rosters for all ages.

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Boursaw, Guerra earn first team All-American honors for Roughriders

Local Sports in Brief

Jaydee Boursaw and Makayla Guerra were recognized by the NJCAA on Thursday afternoon after they announced both Yavapai College softball players were named first team All-Americans.

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Avondale man catches possible record-setting 23-inch Gila trout at Goldwater Lake

Outdoor Sports

PRESCOTT — David Worsham of Avondale traveled north to Prescott in search of a big catch June 2, and a big catch he got.

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Embry-Riddle’s Jaime Long named Cal Pac AD of the Year

College Athletics

PRESCOTT — Wearing several hats in any one job seems to be the norm these days, but for Embry-Riddle Athletic Director Jaime Long, she takes it to the extreme.

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Sand Snakes take 2nd place at softball tournament in Prescott

Local Sports in Brief

The Sand Snakes, a 12U fast pitch softball team, took second overall at the School’s Out for the Summer softball tournament June 3 in Prescott.

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Heritage soccer clubs claim middle school titles

Local Sports in Brief

The Heritage Middle School boys and girls soccer teams ended their season by hoisting two championship trophies April 27 in Chino Valley.

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Prescott Valley claims TOC title with 5-3 win over Verde Valley

Little League

WILLIAMS — Mason Hunt was 2 for 2 with a home run, Kishan Patel surrendered only one unearned run on the mound and Prescott Valley claimed a 5-3 win in the Tournament of Champions title game over Verde Valley on Sunday afternoon.

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Photo: Team Battitude wins TOC in Williams

Little League

Team Battitude of the Prescott Valley Little League poses for a photo after claiming the 2018 Tournament of Champions softball majors division title with a 13-12 victory over Williams on Saturday, June 2, in Williams.

Prescott Valley advances to today’s TOC championship

Little League

WILLIAMS — A night after edging Camp Verde by one run in the opening round, Prescott Valley run-ruled Wickenburg, 18-3, in the semifinals to advance to today’s Arizona District 10 Little League Majors Tournament of Champions at Cureton Park.

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Preview: Arizona District 10 Majors Tournament of Champions

Little League

PRESCOTT — For Farmers Insurance of Prescott, it’s one title down and one to go.

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Andrews named Embry-Riddle’s first men’s golf All-American

College Golf

PRESCOTT — The NAIA officially announced its All-American team for the 2017-18 season and Embry-Riddle senior Matt Andrews was awarded third-team honors Thursday morning.

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Yavapai’s Ryan Cougill selected to USA Junior College National Baseball Team

Junior College Baseball

PRESCOTT — Yavapai College baseball head coach Ryan Cougill has been selected to be a part of the coaching staff for the USA Junior College National Baseball Team, the school officially announced Friday afternoon.

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AIA to add girls wrestling to sports lineup for 2018-19

Prep Sports

PRESCOTT VALLEY — The Arizona Interscholastic Association announced earlier this week it would add girls wrestling to the winter sports season for the upcoming 2018-19 school year.

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Embry-Riddle women’s golf takes 9th at nationals

College Golf

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — After finishing second overall at the NAIA Golf National Championships a year ago, Embry-Riddle took ninth overall this year with a 91-over par 955 during the four-day event in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

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Embry-Riddle women’s golf tied for 9th after 2nd round at NAIA nationals

College Golf

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Embry-Riddle’s women’s golf team didn’t gain ground on the frontrunners in the second round of the NAIA Championship Wednesday at PGA National, dropping one spot and into a tie for ninth place.

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Embry-Riddle women’s golf tied for 8th at nationals after wet Day 1

College Golf

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Defending national runner-up Embry-Riddle stood in a tie for eighth place out of 30 teams after a rainy first round at the NAIA Women’s Golf Championship Tuesday on PGA National’s 5,847-yard, par-72 Champion Course.

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Eagles’ Andrews misses cut at NAIA Nationals after 3rd round

College Golf

SILVIS, Illinois — Embry-Riddle’s Matt Andrews missed the final cut at the four-round NAIA National Championships Thursday night, falling 14 spots and into a five-way tie for 68th after firing a 75 (+4) in the third round.

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Trevor Lewis of BASIS Prescott wins state CAA golf title

Local Sports in Brief

Trevor Lewis fired a 3-under par 68 at the Canyon Athletic Association state golf championships, claiming first overall to win a state individual title May 5 at Grand Canyon University Golf Course in Phoenix.

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Yavapai Downs expected to run again in 2019; Wagering could start in July

Horse Racing

The Arizona Racing Commission unanimously approved a three-year temporary permit for the track’s new ownership group during its May 10 meeting, paving the way for horse racing in 2019.

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Feet to Behold: Talen Pitterle runs/walks Grand Canyon rim-to-rim-to-rim in 20-plus hours

Outdoor Sports

DEWEY-HUMBOLDT — Kurt Pitterle of Dewey, father of 11-year-old Talen Pitterle, thought his gifted, dedicated, fleet-footed son could’ve set a Guinness World Record April 28 by becoming the youngest person to run/walk from rim-to-rim-to-rim of the Grand Canyon in 20 hours and 14 minutes.

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Northern Ace Volleyball team takes 1st in Arizona region

Local Sports in Brief

The Northern Ace Volleyball 16-Black team finished first in the Arizona Region, holding a record of 29-1 overall after the April 28 championship division tournament.

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Sedona’s Gallagher sets new women’s race record in Whiskey Row Marathon

Distance Running

PRESCOTT — Tanaya Gallagher of Sedona not only broke her own course record for women in the Whiskey Row Marathon on Saturday morning. She obliterated it.

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Yavapai eliminated from regionals by defending champ Central Arizona

Junior College Softball

PRESCOTT — Hitting slumps are tricky, and oftentimes unforgiving.

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Roughriders split on Day 1 of regionals, face elimination Saturday

Junior College Softball

PRESCOTT — After Friday’s NJCAA Division I, Region I semifinal at Bill Vallely Field, it’s safe to say Eastern Arizona College has become the Yavapai College softball team’s postseason nemesis.

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