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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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40th Whiskey Row Marathon set for Saturday

Distance Running

PRESCOTT — The revered Whiskey Row Marathon celebrates its 40th year Saturday morning, May 5, on the paved streets of downtown Prescott and tree-lined portions of Prescott National Forest with approximately 125 runners racing in the full marathon.

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Utah’s Keegan Swenson wins Whiskey Off-Road pro race in sprint finish

Whiskey Off-Road

PRESCOTT – In pro endurance mountain bike racing, it doesn’t get much closer, or any more competitive, than what transpired in the 2018 Whiskey Off-Road 50 Proof men’s race Sunday.

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Brian Gordon of Santa Cruz nabs Whiskey 50 Proof amateur win

Whiskey Off-Road

PRESCOTT — With last year’s champion electing not to compete in 2018 and its runner-up riding the 30 Proof instead, Brian Gordon, 28, of Santa Cruz, California, took advantage, winning the Whiskey Off-Road 50 Proof (Mile) Amateur Mountain Bike Race in 3 hours, 16 minutes and 33 seconds Saturday.

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Mesa’s Joe Susco prevails in Whiskey 30 Proof against up-and-comers

Whiskey Off-Road

PRESCOTT — Forty-five-year-old Joe Susco of Mesa, the champion of the Whiskey Off-Road 50 Proof amateur in 2016 and that race’s 2017 runner-up, held off a few upstarts Saturday to win the Whiskey 30 Proof (Mile) amateur mountain bike race in 2 hours, 9 minutes and 20 seconds.

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Casa Grande eliminates Bradshaw softball in state’s 1st round

Prep Softball: State Playoffs

CASA GRANDE — Three days after dominating Peoria in a state play-in round game at home, Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team was eliminated by Casa Grande, 11-5, in the first round of the AIA’s 4A State Tournament Saturday morning.

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Prescott’s Chloe Woodruff wins Whiskey women’s crit a record 3rd time

2018 Whiskey Off-Road

PRESCOTT — Prescott pro mountain biker Chloe Woodruff proved late Friday afternoon that she has returned to fine form at the Whiskey Off-Road, winning the women’s criterium race for a record third time in the past five years in front of her adoring fans.

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Alvarado, Potts win junior home run derby in Prescott

Local Sports in Brief

The second annual Prescott Area Home Run Derby saw local hitters go yard more than 70 times during the event at Bill Vallely Field on April 15 in Prescott.

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Bradshaw’s Turner, Calia fall in state doubles quarterfinal

Prep Tennis: State Doubles

GLENDALE — Bradshaw Mountain boys’ tennis’ fourth-seeded tandem of Dawson Turner and Tyler Calia were eliminated in the AIA Division II state doubles tournament quarterfinals Friday night at Paseo Racquet Center, losing in straight sets to Notre Dame Prep’s Kaden Macor and Max Bilyk.

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Preview: Epic Rides modifies Whiskey Off-Road 50 Proof course for 2018

2018 Whiskey Off-Road

PRESCOTT — The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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Preview: Hail the Trail effort benefits Prescott Mountain Bike Alliance

2018 Whiskey Off-Road

PRESCOTT — Epic Rides president Todd Sadow realizes that race promoters who don’t adapt to the evolving landscape in mountain biking are bound to fall off the proverbial map.

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Roughriders clinch at least share of ACCAC crown

Junior College Softball

In the final regular season doubleheader of the 2018 season, the Roughrider softball team scored 41 runs in route to a sweep over Glendale Community College, 20-1 and 21-0.

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Bears rally in 4th, advance to state playoffs with 9-2 rout over Peoria

Prep Softball: State Play-In Round

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Tied 2-2 entering the bottom of the fourth inning against Peoria Wednesday afternoon, Bradshaw Mountain’s softball team needed a jolt in its 4A state play-in tournament game at the Bears’ campus field.

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Bradshaw Mountain tennis edges Nighthawks, advance to state quarters

Prep Tennis: State

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bradshaw Mountain’s boys’ tennis squad tallied its first state team tournament victory in five years Wednesday, topping Ironwood Ridge of Oro Valley, 5-4, in a thrilling AIA Division II opening-round match.

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Marauders escape 9-8, eliminate Bears’ baseball from postseason

Prep Baseball: State Play-In Round

COTTONWOOD — Bradshaw Mountain’s late rally at Mingus came up just short in the state play-in tournament.

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Preview: Bradshaw boys’ tennis hosts Ironwood Ridge today in state opener

Prep Tennis: State Playoffs

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Division II’s fifth-seeded Bradshaw Mountain boys’ tennis squad will play host to an opening-round state team tournament match for the first time in five years at 3 p.m. today, April 25, versus No. 12 Ironwood Ridge on the Bears’ campus courts.

PV Grand Prix scheduled for Memorial Day weekend

Off-Road Racing

Arizona Off-Road Promotions and the Town of Prescott Valley are hosting the Blud Lubricants Prescott Valley Grand Prix outside the Prescott Valley Event Center over Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27.

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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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