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Tuesday, the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s executive board voted 5-to-4 to reverse its Jan. 8 decision to cancel the 2021 winter sports season.

By Bill Helm January 13, 2021
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Spectators will not be allowed for the start of 2021 Arizona high school winter sports season.

By Bill Helm January 5, 2021
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Three Camp Verde girls named to all-region team
All-Academic team also recognizes 10 Camp Verde volleyball players

Three Camp Verde volleyball players have been named to the 3A North Central all-region team.

By Bill Helm January 4, 2021
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Enter digitized health care databases. Leading the way is PRIVIT, which doubles as a medical eligibility forms platform that caters to K-12 school districts, college and university athletic departments and professional and developmental sports organizations.

By Rob Kliefeld, Cronkite News January 2, 2021
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The sight can be jarring: As a runner’s graceful stride brings her closer, her face comes into focus.

By Averi Roberts, Cronkite News January 2, 2021
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A year ago, the Agave Highlands Golf Course was shoveling a half-foot of snow off its course. This year, golfers have been treated to sunny skies, 65-degree temperatures and spring-like conditions.

By Vyto Starinskas December 28, 2020
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Arizona’s high schools now have about two more weeks to prepare for the start of their winter sports seasons.

By Bill Helm December 21, 2020
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A decision by the Phoenix City Council to cancel all sports tournaments through February divided a youth sports community and left organizers scrambling for solutions.

By Aaron Bradley James, Cronkite News December 5, 2020
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When Arizona Schools Superintendent Kathy Hoffman said at a recent press conference that “two high school coaches have lost their lives to COVID-19,” it rattled a local sports community that largely felt immune to the disease.

By Brandon Jones, Cronkite News December 5, 2020
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As high schools transition from fall to winter sports, Brophy Prep is left to reflect on a season that ended abruptly.

By Edwin Perez and Averi Roberts, Cronkite News December 5, 2020
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Meyer, two other Marauders on All-Region first team
Three named to 4A Grand Canyon second team; seven are honorable mention

For just about every play the Mingus Union football team faced in 2020, Drew Meyer was on the field.

By Jason W. Brooks December 1, 2020
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Thanks to COVID-19, Camp Verde’s varsity played three football games this season.

By Bill Helm December 1, 2020
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With the number of COVID-19 cases surging in Arizona, the football season for Tucson schools came to an abrupt end this week.

By Brandon Jones, Cronkite News November 28, 2020
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During Kellen Mills’ journey from college football to the construction industry, he made a pit stop that changed his life.

By Cole Cusumano, Cronkite News November 18, 2020
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Nathan Wright scored three touchdowns and had nearly 200 yards rushing, Cody Leopold had two scores and the No. 13-ranked Prescott football team stretched their winning streak to four with a thrilling 43-35 win over rival Mingus on Friday night.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr., Special to The Verde Independent November 14, 2020
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Mingus Union first-year coach Mike Madore was presented the championship plaque for the girl’s golf team winning Division 2, Section 5 team category for the 2020 season at the Arizona State tournament this week.

By Vyto Starinskas November 13, 2020
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Saving your best for last was the theme of the day for the Mingus Union cross country delegation competing in Thursday’s state championship race.

November 13, 2020
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The story of the Mingus Marauders’ 2020 football season has involved opponents of varying toughness. However, the success the Marauders have had has depended greatly on how well they conquer the opponents in their own minds.

By Jason W. Brooks November 10, 2020
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Six Mingus Union swimmers qualified for Division 3 Arizona High School State Swimming Championships, held Saturday at Phoenix Country Day Pool in Paradise Valley.

By Jason W. Brooks November 10, 2020
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Mingus sophomores Cesar Diaz, Makena Bliss and Maisie Babcock, and junior Aubrey Peterson all took the next step to the Nov. 12 state championship race in Thursday’s Division 3 North Sectional Championships at Rose Mofford Park.

November 6, 2020
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Wednesday, the Camp Verde boys soccer team’s season came to an end with a 4-0 loss at Snowflake in the first round of the AIA State Boys Soccer Championships, 2A Conference.

By Bill Helm November 5, 2020
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The Mingus Union volleyball team (2-10) lost 3-0, at Flagstaff on Tuesday, Oct. 28, and on Saturday, Oct. 31, they lost to Lee Williams, 25-19, 25-13 and 25-16.

By Jason W. Brooks November 3, 2020
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The six Mingus Union swimmers headed to the state championships this year took advantage of their one chance to become 2020 state qualifiers.

By Jason W. Brooks November 3, 2020
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At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Camp Verde boys soccer faces Snowflake in the first round of the 2020 AIA State Boys Soccer Championships.

By Bill Helm November 2, 2020
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Marauders to host No. 7-ranked Coconino
Marauders get some offense going vs. Lee Williams, but lose third straight

Coming off of a tough road loss, the Mingus Union football team faces one of its tougher challenges as they prep for their last home game of 2020.

November 2, 2020

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