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Verde Valley softball majors reach title game

Verde Valley beat Williams 2-1in Wickenburg

WICKENBURG – Verde Valley Little League softball major all-star team held on to advance to the district 10 championship game.

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Little League softball minors open with tough loss

Verde Valley falls 26-12 to Prescott Valley

WICKENBURG – Verde Valley Little League’s softball minors all-star team opened the district 10 with a tough loss, but their coach is excited about the team.

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Frank Kush’s legacy far greater than winning football games

PHOENIX – Frank Kush was defined by his accomplishments and controversies but his impact on the growth of Arizona State as a university should be his greatest legacy.

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New Breed wrestlers shine at Aztec Duals in New Mexico

New Breed Wrestling enjoyed the best of both worlds last week in New Mexico.

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Mingus girls hoops adds spring and summer activities to slate

After having a very empty offseason last year, Mingus Union girls basketball has had a full slate this spring and summer.

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Romanska completes the Bryce Canyon Ultramarathon in record temperatures

On June 17, 2017, Magdalena Romanska, owner of the Be Fit Fit in VOC, completed the Bryce Canyon Ultramarathon.

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Schadler finishes 2nd in national championship race to close out Arizona prep career

One of the best of the bunch ran her final prep race Saturday in the Brooks PR Invitational. Allie Schadler, a 15-time Arizona state champion in track and cross country for Rio Rico High School, finished second to Wyoming’s Anna Gibson in the mile.

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Turner Washington makes strong case as most dominant track & field athlete in Arizona history

Arizona thrower wins New Balance national title in discus

In terms of single-event prowess, University of Arizona-bound Turner Washington is the most dominant high school track and field athlete in Arizona history.

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Young Cowboys boys basketball impresses with work ethic

While Camp Verde High boys basketball is coming off a tough season and lost four seniors, the Cowboys are optimistic as summer play nears its end.

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Youthful Mingus boys hoops heads to Utah

Mingus Union’s young basketball team will see its summer season come to a climax with a five-day trip.

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COMMENTARY: USA moves closer to next year’s World Cup

Even though going to Russia sounds more like a punishment than a goal, the United States soccer men’s national team has recently moved closer to that goal.

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Mingus football heads to San Diego on a high

With another home 7-on-7 sweep, Mingus Union football heads to its annual trip to San Diego on a roll.

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Young Camp Verde girls basketball travels to California

With a young but talented roster, Camp Verde High girls basketball heads to California this weekend.

Coaches' corner: Hard working New Breed wrestlers learn to adapt

The kids learn to improvise, adapt and overcome all obstacles.

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Arizona’s track elite takes on nation’s best this weekend in 2017 Brooks PR Invite

SEATTLE – This weekend’s 2017 Brooks PR Invitational will close out one of the finest careers ever by an Arizona High School track and field athlete and at the same time add to the legacy of the new kid on the block.

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Arellano closes out Aftershock career with trio of wins at USATF Jr. Olympics

MESA – There is an old saying about “best laid plans.” In the case of Allyson Arellano’s farewell performance in an Aftershock Distance Club uniform at the USATF Jr. Olympics at Mesa Community College Saturday and Sunday, the plan was for the Cottonwood runner to set a blistering pace en route to a sub 10-minute performance for 3,000 meters.

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Verde Valley baseball minors win District 10 Little League Tournament of Champions title

The Wacker Diamondbacks of Verde Valley Little League proved they were the best of the best by winning the District 10 Little League Baseball Minors Tournament of Champions

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Geeking out for Quidditch

From the pages of the Harry Potter novels to campus recreation fields, the University of Arizona Quidditch team is turning wizarding geeks into jocks.

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Phoenix Rising’s Gavin giving back to Valley soccer community

SCOTTSDALE – As the only Arizona native on Phoenix Rising FC, it’s no surprise that Blair Gavin feels a desire to help develop the Valley’s next generation of soccer talent.

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Mingus Union football off to fast start in 7-on-7 play

Mingus Union football started 7-on-7 play with some impressive results.

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COMMENTARY: After early NCAA exit, UA hoops on win streak

Like 12 seeds beating five seeds routinely, every college basketball fan knows nothing is won in late April to June.

Prescott rolls to District 10 Little League majors champions tourney title

Verde Valley Little League reaches quarterfinals

CHINO VALLEY ­-- Prescott True Value captured its second Arizona District 10 Little League Majors Tournament of Champions title in three years Sunday afternoon, downing Prescott Valley, 7-2, at Chino Valley Sports Complex.

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Cottonwood’s Allyson Arellano claims 3200-meter title in Great Southwest Classic

Watch it twice and you’ll see why Cottonwood’s Allyson Arellano is arguably the finest prep female distance runner in Verde Valley history.

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COMMENTARY: Verde Valley high school season ends on high note

Mingus and Camp Verde baseball and softball shined in 2017

It was an up and down season for Verde Valley high school sports, but it ended on a high note.

Coaches’ Corner: young wrestlers shine at Weekend Wars tourney

On May 27th, 2017 the New Breed Wrestling team again hosted its Weekend Wars Wrestling Tournament.