Camp Verde High senior basketball player Chase Decker is taking his talents east.
Five Mingus Union softball players made the All-Region team, with senior Nikki Zielinski winning Grand Canyon Player of the Year.
Mingus Union seniors racked up almost $4.5 million in scholarships and Marauder athletes earned a lot of that.
As an 18-year-old, Dušan Ristic nearly accepted a professional basketball contract to play for one of the best teams in Europe, Belgrade’s “Red Star.” Before he could say yes, University of Arizona head coach Sean Miller called him and asked him to play for the Wildcats.
Former Mingus Union football, baseball, boys basketball, girls basketball, softball and track and field coach Bob Young took his talents south. Young recently accepted the defensive coordinator job at Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep.
Six Camp Verde High baseball players earned region recognition.
Yo Lee Williams and Northland Prep, I’m really happy for you, Imma let you finish but Verde Valley had one of the best coaching performances of all time!
Young basketball players will have a chance to hone their skills at Mingus Union next month.
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Mingus Union baseball was well represented on the All-Grand Canyon team with five players and three on the first team.