Dan Engler


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Now a professional runner, Cottonwood’s Tim Freriks notches fastest-ever Grand Canyon Rim to Rim run

FLAGSTAFF – Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017: 2 hours, 39 minutes, 38 seconds.

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Cottonwood sits tight on $$$ request for public broadcast service

COTTONWOOD – It’s not that $42,000 is too steep a price to pay for government transparency, but more a matter of who all should chip in for the continued telecasts of Cottonwood City Council meetings and other public service broadcasting.

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Brian Mickelsen race ranked among best half marathons in Arizona

COTTONWOOD -- Local runners already know this. Now the word is out. Cottonwood’s annual Brian Mickelsen Memorial is one of the most popular half marathon events in Arizona.

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Mingus, Camp Verde cross country runners rounding into form

Both teams three weeks out from state-qualifying race

With three weeks remaining before the all-important Arizona Interscholastic Association Sectional races, both the Mingus Union and Camp Verde high school cross country teams have made significant strides this season.

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Commentary: Taser-related deaths aside, in Cottonwood the show must go on

There is no argument that Tasers are one of the very best tools available to law enforcement officers.

Youth is well served for Mingus Union boys cross country team

Marauders put 50-second gap between 1 and 5 runners

The mantra among cross country coaches is that you are only as good as your No. 5 runner.

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Editorial: Jet Foley, Ken Wood go the extra mile for Hurricane Harvey victims

The Verde Valley’s collective goodness has been clearly evident in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

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Pittman pacing Camp Verde runners in early season races

With a pair of sub-20-minute 5K performances in his debut cross country season as a sophomore, Camp Verde’s Dominic Pittman showed great promise for the future of the Cowboys cross country program.

Mingus takes on Northern Arizona’s best in Four Corners Invite

It’s back to Flagstaff’’s famed Buffalo Park for the Mingus Union High School cross country team this weekend. It’s also one of the best early season tests the team could ask for. The Sept. 16 Four Corners Invitational is a showcase of the best runners in Northern Arizona and the powerhouse reservation teams that traditionally have dominated the sport.

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