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Coaches’ corner: New Breed wrestlers give back to the community

New Breed wrestling took time away this week from the norm,

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Offensive skill players put on show at Mingus football spring game

Mingus Union football had success, struggles and welcomed some new faces at its spring game on Friday night.

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Camp Verde baseball's Braden signs with Presentation College

Senior catcher/first baseman/pitcher Easton Braden has been a blessing for Camp Verde High baseball and next year he’ll be a Saint.

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Cowboys track and field stars hold their own at Meet of Champions

Camp Verde high sophomore Chris Holdgrafer and junior Nate Schultz competed with Arizona track and field’s best last week and made their mark.

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Mingus Union football works on fundamentals during spring practices

Spring football kicked off last week for Mingus Union and the Marauders liked the early returns.

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Camp Verde baseball collects All-Central Region awards, player of the year honors

Camp Verde High baseball’s season may have ended earlier than expected but they racked up the All-Region accolades.

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Mingus Union’s Rachel Valentine signs with Lyndon State College

Mingus Union senior Rachel Valentine will be taking her talents to Lyndon State College.

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COMMENTARY: Verde Valley high schools face distant travels unlike Phoenix and Tucson teams

Since moving to Verde Valley in January I’ve noticed three main things: the outdoors look like the default computer wallpaper options, the weather is pretty perfect and the high school teams get the short end of the stick.

Sedona Red Rock golf earns third straight top three at state tournament

Sedona Red Rock golf continued its recent string of top three finishes at the state golf tournament.

KC’s Family Tae Kwon Do hosting martial arts open house

Verde Valley will see some martial arts action on Saturday at KC’s Family Tae Kwon Do.

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As Doan contemplates retirement, Coyotes rookies reflect on his guidance

It has been more than two decades, but the Arizona Coyotes’ Shane Doan remembers skating alongside past Coyotes as a teenager. Keith Tkachuk, Teppo Numminen, Kris King, Dave Manson and the Shannon brothers, Darrin and Darryl, helped him transition to the NHL when the franchise was still in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Camp Verde senior Howe signs with college

Earned scholarship for $17,000 equals about half of tuition

Camp Verde High baseball senior Wyatt Howe will be trading in his blue and red Cowboys gear for the gold and blue of Bethany College Swedes.

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Camp Verde's Holdgrafer jumps from 13th to second at state track meet

Last week’s Division IV state championship meet was like a blur for Camp Verde High sophomore Chris Holdgrafer.

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University of Arizona hopes new student fee for athletics can be game-changer

TUCSON — Granted, it is the offseason, but a quick glance around the Gate 2 underpass at Arizona Stadium shows the need for upgrades.

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After leaving ASU, Jack Elway quits football, forges own path

PHOENIX – His name is not “John Elway’s son.” It’s Jack Elway.

Hall of Fame-bound Selig impacted growth of baseball in Arizona

PHOENIX — Arizona has become synonymous with baseball. Its growth in the Grand Canyon State is due in large part to Commissioner Emeritus Bud Selig.

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Baseball season comes to end for Camp Verde

GOODYEAR – Camp Verde High baseball’s season came to an end Friday in heartbreaking fashion, coming close to moving on twice.

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Camp Verde softball reaches state semifinals

PHOENIX – Camp Verde High softball made it to the state semifinals and led top seeded Bourgade Catholic before seeing their season end.

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Verde Valley track and field girls shine at state meet

MESA – After a slow start on Friday at the high school state championships, Verde Valley girls track and field athletes shined on Saturday at Mesa Community College.

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Verde Valley boys track and field athletes rack up top 10 finishes at state championships

MESA – Led by Camp Verde High sophomore Christopher Holdgrafer, Verde Valley boys high school track and field athletes racked up top 10 finishes last week at the state championships at Mesa Community College.

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Marauders to compete in Division II track and field state championship

‘I feel good about the kids that are out there’

Mingus Union track and field probably won’t compete for the team title, but has athletes who can make their mark at state this weekend.

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Mingus Union athlete of the week: Senior Alexander ‘feeling phenomenal’ heading into state

After excelling in cross country in the fall, Mingus Union senior Ryan Alexander is one of the leaders of the Marauders’ boys track and field team.

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Mingus Union baseball season ends

Marauders fall in first round at state tournament

Mingus Union baseball season came to end on Tuesday night despite a late rally.

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Camp Verde athlete of the week: Cowboy baseball’s Howe ready for playoffs

Camp Verde High baseball senior Wyatt Howe is leading the Cowboys through the playoffs before he goes on to play college baseball next season.

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Cowboys to compete in Division IV state track and field meet

‘Nate obviously is an easy choice to do well’

Led by junior Nate Schultz, Camp Verde High track and field will look to shine at state this weekend.

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