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James Kelley

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This weekend in football Sept. 14

Camp Verde (1-2, 0-0) hosts Valley Lutheran (1-2, 0-0), 7 p.m. on Friday

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Shorthanded Mingus Union football suffers first loss

Mingus Union loses stars to injury, ejection in first road game

CHANDLER — In a battle of unbeatens, Mingus Union had to line up four players at quarterback but was still narrowly outscored.

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New era begins for Camp Verde High cross country

New head coach David Castillo takes over program

Camp Verde High cross country began a new era last week with new runners and a new head coach.

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Bradshaw Mountain, Mingus lead Week 4 GCR Media Poll

Bradshaw Mountain’s overall lead in the Grand Canyon Media Football Poll over Mingus Union widened but the Marauders have pulled to within three first place votes.

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Mingus boys golf off to strong start

Despite being mostly inexperienced heading into the season, Mingus Union gentleman’s golf is off to fast start.

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This weekend in football Sept. 7

Camp Verde (1-1, 0-0) at Chino Valley (1-1, 0-0), 7 p.m. on Friday

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Camp Verde football runs over Heritage Academy Laveen

Camp Verde High School football cruised to victory in their home opener to notch the first win of the Rick Walsworth’s era.

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Mingus football beats Mesquite to earn best start since 2010

Mingus Union football’s perfect start to the season continued on Friday night.

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Bigger Mingus Union swim squad also stacked

After last year’s pair of top 10 finishes at the state meet, a bigger Mingus Union swimming and diving looks to do even better.

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Youthful Camp Verde boys soccer opens season with win

Again hit hard by graduations, Camp Verde High boys soccer hopes to reload rather than rebuild.

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Six seniors lead Camp Verde girls soccer team

Armed with a slew of returning seniors and juniors, Camp Verde High girls soccer looks to return to the state tournament.

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Bradshaw widens lead over Mingus in Grand Canyon media poll

Thanks to their first 2-0 start since 2013, Bradshaw Mountain football extended their lead in the Grand Canyon Media Poll.

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Football this week Aug. 31

Camp Verde High (0-1, 0-0) hosts Heritage Academy Laveen (0-2, 0-0), 7 p.m.

NAZ Suns announce 2018-19 regular season schedule

PRESCOTT VALLEY – The Northern Arizona Suns announced their 2018-19 regular season schedule on Monday.

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Mingus football runs past Show Low, improves to 2-0

Mingus Union football started slow but cruised to another comfortable win with a dominant second quarter.

Camp Verde football opens with last-minute loss in Phoenix

Camp Verde High football opened the season with a last minute loss but the young Cowboys impressed.

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Camp Verde moves onto ‘smart volleyball’

Camp Verde High volleyball has entered the next phase of growth.

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Mingus cross country team size balloons in Moncibaez’s first season

Mingus Union cross country heads into the season with a bigger team to go along with their new head coach.

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Youthful Camp Verde football opens season on the road

A new era for Camp Verde High football starts on Friday night as the Cowboys debut their new head coach, new offense and defense and a host of new players.

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Former MVP coach takes over Mingus girls hoops

Mingus Union girls basketball’s new head coach is a familiar face, especially to his players.

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Mingus football closes in on Bradshaw Mountain in media poll

Mingus Union football narrowed the gap in the second Grand Canyon Media Poll.

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AIA adds eSports starting this February

The AIA’s latest state championship will be contested by ninjas, minotaurs, mummies and cars.

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Mingus Union football crushes Combs in Ortiz’s debut

Marauders snap seven-game losing skid against non Grand Canyon Region opponents

Nearly everything went right for new Mingus Union football head coach Robert Ortiz in his first game on Friday night but there is one thing he missed.

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New look Camp Verde football debuts in scrimmage

The new look Camp Verde High football debuted on Thursday night at home.

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5 things to watch in sports this week Aug. 19

There’s wall-to-wall coverage of the Little League World Series this week.

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Mingus Union football: Ortiz era begins Friday night

The Robert Ortiz era of Mingus Union football begins on Friday night as the Marauders look to go on another deep playoff run.

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Larson’s Boxing & Fitness a Camp Verde sports staple

Larson’s Boxing & Fitness in Camp Verde has produced fighters who compete in international tournaments but they may be looking for more.

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Coach of the year Moncibaez takes over Mingus X country

Mingus Union’s new head cross country coach hadn’t coached the sport before this season but recently won a state coach of the year award and is no stranger to MUHS.

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5 things to watch in sports this week Aug. 12

Men’s golf’s last major is up for grabs on Sunday in the final day of the PGA Championship.

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Mingus Union football rolls in 4-way scrimmage at home

Mingus Union finished up their preseason scrimmages confident.

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Marauders voted second in preseason football Grand Canyon media poll

Mingus Union football was selected to finished second in the inaugural Grand Canyon Media Poll.

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Camp Verdean Adam Hines takes second at IKF tourney

Local fighter Adam Hines finished second at the Junior Boys Super lightweight Muay Thai Rules Open Division for 15-16 year olds.

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New look Mingus football debuts at Red and Gray Scrimmage

Mingus Union football debuted its new offense and defense on Friday night in its annual Red and Gray Scrimmage.

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Camp Verde football joins new 2A Verde region

Camp Verde High football finds itself in a new region but playing a schedule that head coach Rick Walsworth said is equitable.

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Former Marauder Waynick signs with Northwestern Ohio baseball

Mingus Union alum Skylar Waynick is taking his talents to Ohio.

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New Camp Verde coach Walsworth no stranger to local football

New Camp Verde High football coach Rick Walsworth has completed the Verde Valley/Sedona football trifecta.

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Hines brothers fight at World Classic in Orlando

Local fighters and brothers Adam and Avery Hines will look for glory in Florida this weekend.

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Mingus hosts Red and Gray Scrimmage

Football returns to the Verde Valley on Friday night as Mingus Union hosts the annual Red and Gray Scrimmage.

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Mingus football opens season with three home games

Mingus Union football’s schedule this season is about good news and bad news.

Flagstaff softball reaches Little League West Regional final

Flagstaff Girls Softball Little League majors all-stars ended up a just a handful of runs short of the Little League World Series.

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Verde Valley baseball majors all-stars tie for sixth at state

Verde Valley Little League baseball majors all-stars went 2-2 at the state tournament, tying for sixth place.

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Cottonwood Clippers dominate Verde Valley Invite

The Cottonwood Clippers Swim Team capped their season in style in the 37th Verde Valley Invitational.

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Little League All-Stars: 9-11 Verde Valley softball finishes fourth at state tourney

A Northern Arizona rival knocked out Verde Valley Little League’s 9-10-11 softball all-star team at the state tournament, but VVLL finished fourth.

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Camp Verde fighters bring home belts from Muay Thai expo

Camp Verde’s Larson’s Boxing and Fitness enjoyed a very successful trip to Des Moines, Iowa last month for the Thai Boxing Association Classic Muay Thai World Expo.

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High Desert Football joins Phoenix league, strengthens connection with Mingus

Big changes have come to High Desert Youth Football.

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Summer camping at Mingus

Monday through Wednesday Mingus Union football held its annual youth football camp.

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Mingus Union football hosts youth camp this week

After having gone to the camp as a youngster and then coached at it in high school, Mingus Union football head coach Robert Ortiz is bracing for his time in charge of the Mingus Marauders Youth Football Camp.

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Camp Verde football hosts annual kids camp this week

Camp Verde High football will host its annual camp this week.