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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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From MLB to youth sports, baseball sees increased arm injuries in pitchers

PHOENIX — Back when he played for Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Danny Coulombe dominated on the diamond.

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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.

NAZ Suns to hold open tryouts

PRESCOTT VALLEY – The Northern Arizona Suns announced Thursday that they will hold two open tryouts for those hoping to enter the NBA G League.

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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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NAU notebook: Cookus Named to Payton Award Preseason Watch List

FLAGSTAFF — Northern Arizona junior quarterback Case Cookus has been selected to the Preseason Watch List for the prestigious Walter Payton Award, which honors the top offensive player nationally in the FCS.

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Trade deadline additions position D’backs with depth for postseason push

PHOENIX — When the dust settled after a whirlwind MLB trade deadline, the Arizona Diamondbacks came away with a collection of new faces who can add depth and flexibility for a postseason push in the competitively crowded National League standings.

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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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A new era: Difference between Edwards, Sumlin highlighted at Pac-12 Football Media Day

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — In the Grand Canyon State, college football is entering a new era. And for the first time, the new coaches at Arizona and Arizona State, Kevin Sumlin and Herm Edwards, respectively, shared the stage during Wednesday’s Pac-12 Media Day.

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Sumlin excited about another dual-threat quarterback

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — It feels all too familiar for University of Arizona first-year head coach Kevin Sumlin as he has inherits one of the most prolific dual-threat quarterbacks in college football. In Sumlin’s first year with Texas A&M, he started current Canadian Football League quarterback Johnny Manziel as a redshirt freshman.

Eight Lumberjacks awarded with USTFCCCA All-Academic honors

NEW ORLEANS - Eight individual student-athletes from the Northern Arizona University track and field program have been honored by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for their success on the track and in the classroom this year.

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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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Bret Burchard named NAZ Suns head coach

PRESCOTT VALLEY – The Northern Arizona Suns announced Wednesday that former associate head coach Bret Burchard has been hired to serve as head coach for their 2018-19 season.

Lumberjacks earn preseason No. 22 ranking from College Football America Yearbook

The Northern Arizona football team earned another preseason rankings as it was slotted No. 22 in the College Football America Yearbook Preseason FCS Top 30.

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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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Absolute power: MLB’s strikeout trend continues as home runs become priority

PHOENIX — The all-time record for strikeouts in a single season has been broken in each consecutive year for the past decade, and Major League Baseball is on pace to break that mark once again.

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Former Wildcats Rawle Alkins, Allonzo Trier working toward NBA career after going undrafted

LAS VEGAS – Before every Arizona basketball game in Tucson, a pregame hype video plays on the McKale Center scoreboard. Former stars that once donned the navy blue and cardinal red come on the screen. One by one, they read off the program’s accomplishments.