With just five weeks remaining, athletes from both Mingus Union and Camp Verde high schools have positioned themselves strongly for the Arizona State High School Track and Field championships.
After winning its first six games, the Camp Verde baseball team has lost four in a row. The team, made up mostly of underclassmen, isn’t getting the breaks these days.
Last week, Mingus Union’s boys tennis team had nearly all the mixed success a squad can have.
Mingus High School Chayce Doerksen and Taylor Brock were named to the 4A Grand Canyon all-region second team for girls’ basketball.
Considering the COVID-19 pandemic shut down campuses and ball fields a year ago, the end result is not so much whether the student-athletes win or lose but that they get to play at all.
Coconino High School claimed top honors in both the boys’ and girls’ divisions of the Mingus Early Qualifier track and field meet April 1.
It would be fair to say that going into this season, or even the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, not many people would have expected Arizona, a No. 3 seed, to have an opportunity to win a national title with one shot Sunday.
Camp Verde’s Chino Salas-Zorilla was named the 3A North Central region’s offensive player of the year for the 2020-2021 basketball season.
Versatility is good for Camp Verde High School's baseball team. And versatility is a byproduct of selfless ball playing.
The Mingus Union girls tennis team has met some formidable opponents early on.
Golf is about situational play and about golfers staying within themselves, according to Patrick Peatrowsky, Camp Verde’s golf coach.
The Mingus Union girls track team had solid across-the-board scoring to finish fourth among 12 teams in Saturday’s Shadow Ridge Invitational.