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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.

NAU notebook: NAU men’s basketball playing in the Bahamas this week

FLAGSTAFF – It will be a lot of sun and basketball in paradise for the Northern Arizona University men’s basketball team this week as the Lumberjacks will head to the Caribbean for a foreign tour that will feature three games against Bahamian opponents.

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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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Beyond the reservation: NABI focuses on education as well as basketball

PHOENIX – As Samantha Quigley tears down another rebound, she sees more than a basketball. In her hands is something beyond an object that she can dribble around defenders and put through a hoop with ease.

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Camp Verde football hosted Sanders Valley for a scrimmage on Thursday night. VVN/James Kelley

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On Aug. 8, Mingus Union football hosted a 4-way scrimmage, playing against Phoenix Central and Phoenix Trevor G. Browne. VVN/James Kelley

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On Aug. 3 Mingus Union football hosted its annual Red and Gray Scrimmage. VVN/James Kelley

Verde Valley Little League Majors Baseball

Verde Valley Little League's majors baseball all-stars beat Hayden-Winkelman 7-0 on July 21 in Scottsdale in the state tournament. VVN/James Kelley

Mingus Youth Football Camp

On July 16-18, Mingus Union football held its annual youth football camp. VVN/James Kelley

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On July 12 Mingus Union hosted its annual alumni game. VVN/James Kelley

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Camp Verde boys basketball hosted the Cowboy Summer Shootout on June 29-30. VVN/James Kelley

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On June 27, Mingus Union football hosted Sedona Red Rock and Chino Valley for 7-on-7 games. VVN/James Kelley

Mingus Union Football June 13 7 On 7

On June 13, Mingus Union football hosted Payson, Flagstaff, Prescott, Snowflake and Chino Valley for 7-on-7 games, going 5-1. VVN/James Kelley

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Benson beat Camp Verde 7-3 in the 2A state championship game on Tuesday at ASU. (VVN/James Kelley)