Missed backcourt violation potentially costs Suns the game
For all the possessions during a typical NBA Gatorade League game on any given night, it can be difficult to point out one exact moment and blame a loss on it.
Yavapai-Tyler matchup set for Friday; Pima advances
In their 10th all-time meeting since 1990, Yavapai College and Mercer County Community College of New Jersey’s soccer teams met on Wednesday to determine which club from Pool C would advance to the 2017 NJCAA Division I National Championship Tournament semifinals.
Bradshaw Mountain product Gilbert Ibarra scores 20 points, Eagles surprise Lumberjacks
Gilbert Ibarra scored 20 points on 8 of 17 shooting from the field in 22 minutes off the bench, Nick Johnson grabbed 14 rebounds and the Embry-Riddle men’s basketball team pulled off the upset of the century with an 82-70 win over in-state rival Northern Arizona on Monday night.
On an opening day in which each of the Top 4 seeds in the 2017 NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer National Championship tournament pitched shutouts, third-seeded Yavapai College and its high-powered attack made the most convincing statement.
Cal-Pac champs await NAIA National Tournament selection show set for 9 a.m. Monday
With four of the five games separated by three points or less, Embry-Riddle and UC-Merced’s marathon Cal-Pac title match went well into Saturday night.
5 Suns score in double figures
In a back-and-forth affair against the Iowa Wolves Saturday night in NBA Gatorade League play, the Northern Arizona Suns needed overtime to settle their two-game series at Prescott Valley Event Center.
Booker scores 36 points on six 3-pointers, five others in double figures
Askia Booker scored 36 points on 11 of 17 shooting from the field, including six 3-pointers, Xavier Silas added 33 points and the Northern Arizona Suns survived a pesky Iowa Wolves squad in a 141-140 victory Thursday night.
Cornell graduate has Arizona ties, pledges fast-paced offense
A week ago, Cody Toppert was reviewing practice plans and playbooks as an assistant coach under Matt Brase for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, last season’s runner up to Raptors 905 for the NBA Gatorade League championship.
‘Airplane Mode’ appeared in only 4 games this season with Phoenix
“Airplane Mode” is back in a Northern Arizona Suns uniform, at least for now.
Blanks Pima, heads to National Tournament in Prescott Valley
Yavapai College’s soccer team clinched a berth into the NJCAA Division I National Tournament with a convincing victory over Snow College (Utah) on Friday.
Booker, Gray score 28 points apiece, but defensive woes haunt Suns
Askia Booker and Josh Gray each scored 28 points, hitting nine of the club’s 17 3-pointers, Shaquille Harrison chipped in with 26 but the Northern Arizona Suns surrendered 54 points in the paint in a 126-118 loss to Agua Caliente to open the season Saturday night.
Coaching change, new roster additions not phasing Suns’ focus
For as hectic as the beginning of the inaugural Northern Arizona Suns season was a year ago, coaches, players and front-office staff likely expected a smoother transition into year two.
The NBA Gatorade League announced Friday, Nov. 3, that two Northern Arizona Suns games will be broadcast on ESPNU this season, and the other 48 games will air on Facebook Live.
As assistant coach, Toppert helped lead Vipers to 2016-17 G League Finals
After spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Cody Toppert was named the next head coach of the Northern Arizona Suns on Thursday afternoon.
Bears sending Zea to Phoenix at Division II meet
With 14 runners heading to the Division III State Championships this weekend in Phoenix, the Prescott cross-country team is ready to compete for a title.
Ryan Greene likely out 6-8 weeks with broken collarbone
The Prescott football team likely earned its first 4A state playoff bid since 2012 with a 44-27 victory over cross-town rival Bradshaw Mountain on Friday night, but they may have to move forward without their star player.
'On the Ball'
Posting four victories in the last five weeks, the No. 15-ranked Prescott football team likely needs one more win Friday night to qualify for the 4A state playoffs.
Win or go home. The message at practice this week was clear for Bradshaw Mountain’s football team, which must beat rival Prescott tonight at 7 p.m. in its regular-season finale at Bill Shepard Field to repeat as Grand Canyon region champions to earn a berth into the 16-team 4A state tournament.
Badgers are 18-6 all-time versus Bears in Black & Blue Rivalry Game
The 25th annual Black & Blue Rivalry Game features cross-town rivals Prescott and Bradshaw Mountain. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Friday night.
It’s been quite a whirlwind for the 2017-2018 Northern Arizona Suns – and the season hasn’t even started.
GM: Search underway for head coach, Gatlin to be considered
Just 24 hours after Tyrone Ellis was promoted to assistant coach for the Phoenix Suns, its NBA Gatorade League counterpart officially named Tyler Gatlin interim head coach on the first day of training camp Tuesday morning.
New head coach for NAZ Suns expected to be announced Tuesday
Entering his second year as head coach of the Northern Arizona Suns, Tyrone Ellis said after the 2017 NBA Gatorade League Draft this past weekend that he was looking forward to year two in Prescott Valley. Well, “year two” will have to move on without Ellis, who was named an assistant under parent-club Phoenix Suns interim head coach Jay Triano on Monday morning.
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.
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.
Bears must beat rival Prescott Oct. 27 to repeat as champs
Bradshaw Mountain’s football team didn’t enter Week 9 in complete control of its own destiny in the Grand Canyon region title race. The surging Bears needn’t have fretted, however.