Six seniors who played on the 2016 section champion and Division II state-qualifying Bradshaw Mountain baseball team have graduated, but second-year coach Brian Bundrick lacks no confidence heading into this season.
Glenn Robinson III edged out Phoenix’s Derrick Jones Jr., who was done in by his failure to complete his difficult first dunk of two in the final round.
Coach: ‘Very happy to be in the position that we’re are in’
After finishing third in Grand Canyon region play, arguably featuring one of the toughest schedules in 4A next to the Skyline region, the Bradshaw Mountain girls’ basketball team was awarded a No. 10 seed when the AIA announced its state tournament field Sunday morning.
BMHS' Olijah Sally finishes fifth
Bradshaw Mountain senior Jacob Kidd came within two points of becoming only the second wrestler in Bears program history to win a state title at the 2017 Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) Division II Championships on Saturday night, Feb. 11.
FLAGSTAFF — The second-seeded and 4A No. 4-ranked Flagstaff girls’ basketball team defeated Bradshaw Mountain, 46-25, in the Grand Canyon Region Tournament semifinals on Tuesday, Feb. 7, eliminating the Bears from league title contention.
FLAGSTAFF — Bradshaw Mountain’s boys’ basketball team saw its trying 2016-17 season end in the opening round of the Grand Canyon Region Tournament on Monday, Feb. 6, as Mingus Union cruised to a 64-46 victory over the Bears at Flagstaff High School.
Bradshaw Mountain High senior quarterback Gunner Bundrick, linebacker Jake Morales and offensive lineman Kobey Rushton have signed letters of intent to play college football this fall.
PRESCOTT VALLEY – Ever since he was little playing T-Ball, former Bradshaw Mountain High School student Dallas Riggs said he was really into baseball.
Bradshaw Mountain Lady Bears took control in the second half and pulled away from cross-town rival Prescott to win 48-38 Tuesday, January 31 at Prescott High School.
COTTONWOOD — After a slow first quarter and a close second, Bradshaw Mountain girls basketball pulled away in the second half to beat Mingus Union 37-20.
WINSLOW — Bradshaw Mountain High’s wrestling team finished 13th out of 38 teams at the annual Doc Wright Invitational this past Saturday, Jan. 14, at Winslow High School. Chino Valley took 14th.
O’Bryant scores 22 points, grabs 15 rebounds in 94-88 win over OKC Blue
PRESCOTT VALLEY — Elijah Millsap and Johnny O’Bryant each recorded a double-double, Askia Booker chipped in with 18 points and Northern Arizona snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 94-88 win over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night.
St. Cloud State places 3rd with win over host ASU
PRESCOTT VALLEY – The University of Connecticut captured the 2016 Desert Hockey Classic championship on Saturday, Dec. 31, defeating Brown University, 4-1, to ring in the new year.
Liberty Traditional School defeated Glassford Hill Middle School to win the Quad-Cities girls basketball championship.
Suns drop to 10-5 as Blue comes from behind in final quarter
PRESCOTT VALLEY – The Phoenix Suns reassigned Derrick Jones Jr. to the Northern Arizona Suns for the third time this season on Friday, Dec. 23. But his presence alone wasn’t enough to boost the hometown NBA Development League team’s fortunes.
PRESCOTT VALLEY – Winless in power-point games and desperately needing a jolt to revive its 2016-17 season, Bradshaw Mountain High’s boys’ basketball team came from behind to defeat rival Prescott, 56-55, in a stunner on Monday night, Dec. 19.
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.
Playing their fourth game in eight days, the Northern Arizona Suns needed everything they had to notch their seventh straight win while improving to 10-1 for the best record in the NBA Development League.
PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bradshaw Mountain High’s boys’ soccer team was shut out by Willow Canyon, 2-0, in the pool-play finals Wednesday, Nov. 30, and will face rival Prescott to end the Bradshaw Mountain Invitational this weekend.
Bradshaw Mountain High’s boys’ basketball team remained winless after falling to Flagstaff, 55-38, in its Class 4A Grand Canyon Region opener Friday night, Dec. 2, at Gary Kunow Gym.
O'Bryant, Millsap each score 17 points
SALT LAKE CITY — Johnny O’Bryant and Elijah Millsap each scored 17 points, rookie Michael Bryson added a career-high 12 and the Northern Arizona Suns shot 51 percent from the field, including nine 3-pointers, in a 103-78 rout over Salt Lake City on Tuesday night.
2016-17 BRADSHAW MTN. WRESTLING
With leading scorers Gilbert Ibarra and Brandon Taylor graduating in the off-season, Bradshaw Mountain High’s boys’ basketball team intends to push the tempo in 2016-17.
Last season, Bradshaw Mountain High’s girls’ basketball team sustained a major blow when starting swing Haley Young suffered a campaign-ending right knee injury Jan. 27 at Sunnyslope.
The Northern Arizona Suns’ inaugural season here began with a bang on Saturday night, Nov. 12, as 2,345 fans watched the NBA Development League team defeat the Iowa Energy, 122-107, at Prescott Valley Event Center.