Sports

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Camp Verde’s Decker signs with Loras College in Iowa

Camp Verde High senior basketball player Chase Decker is taking his talents east.

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Five Mingus softball players earn All-Grand Canyon honors

Five Mingus Union softball players made the All-Region team, with senior Nikki Zielinski winning Grand Canyon Player of the Year.

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Zielinski, Link win United States Marines Distinguished Athlete Award

Mingus Union seniors racked up almost $4.5 million in scholarships and Marauder athletes earned a lot of that.

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The bittersweet departure of UA’s winningest player of all time

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.

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Young joins former rival as defensive coordinator

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.

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Five Camp Verde baseball named All-Central Region

Six Camp Verde High baseball players earned region recognition.

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Commentary: Verde Valley baseball coaches shockingly lose coach of the year awards

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!

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West Coast Advantage hosting basketball camp next month at Mingus

Young basketball players will have a chance to hone their skills at Mingus Union next month.

Camp Verde summer camps coming up soon

British Soccer Camp

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Five Mingus baseball players named All-Grand Canyon

Mingus Union baseball was well represented on the All-Grand Canyon team with five players and three on the first team.

Track And Field State Meet

Mingus Union and Camp Verde competed at the state track and field championships on May 5. (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)

Mingus Union Softball Coconino State Playoffs

On Apr. 28, No. 9 Coconino beat No. 8 Mingus Union softball 5-2 in the first round of the 4A state tournament. (VVN/James Kelley)

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On Apr. 25 Mingus Union baseball beat Bradshaw Mountain in the state play-in 9-8. (VVN/James Kelley)

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On Apr. 24 Sedona Red Rock hosted the Red Rock Invitational Last Chance (VVN/James Kelley)

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Mingus Union track and field hosted the Mingus Invitational on Friday. (VVN/James Kelley)

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Schools from all over Northern Arizona competed in the Cottonwood Middle School Track Invitational at Mingus Union on Wednesday.

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Sedona Red Rock hosted the Camp Verde baseball and softball teams on Mar. 29. Cowboy baseball won 10-1 and CV softball triumphed 23-3. (VVN/James Kelley)

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Scottsdale Prep beat Camp Verde baseball 12-5 on Thursday. (VVN/James Kelley)

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Mingus Union softball beat Scottsdale Saguaro 9-1 on Monday at home. (VVN/James Kelley)