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Camp Verde High School Athlete of the Week: Tanna Decker

CAMP VERDE – Though she’s been playing basketball since Parks and Rec’s grasshopper league, 14-year-old Tanna Decker was “just expecting” to play on Camp Verde High School’s junior varsity team this year.

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Camp Verde wrestling coach says Sand Devil Classic has ‘always been a litmus test’

Friday the Camp Verde varsity wrestling team will travel to the Sand Devil Classic – the team’s final match before post-season. Says Camp Verde head coach Tracy Tudor, the Jan. 20-21 tournament – better known as the Page Invitational – has “always been a litmus test” for the Cowboys.

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Camp Verde girls win at Northland Prep

Lady Cowboys win 42-16 as Kayla Hackett scores 18; freshman Dowdle subs for Jacy Finley

On the road Tuesday at Northland Prep, Camp Verde girls head coach Mark Showers was forced to make do without two of his five regulars, shooting guard Hope Ontiveros and center Jacy Finley.

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Camp Verde boys lose at Northland Prep

Camp Verde boys beat Paradise Honors, also lose to Arizona Charter

Connecting on 6-of-7 from the paint and 2-of-2 from the foul line, forward Ryan Loza led Camp Verde with 14 points, but it wasn’t enough, as the visiting Cowboys came up short Tuesday in Flagstaff, losing 53-37 to Northland Preparatory Academy.

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Camp Verde High School Athlete of the Week: Tristian Stanfield

CAMP VERDE – Not 16 years of age until May, Camp Verde’s Tristian Stanfield is already a man at 220 pounds. Says his coach, Stanfield has “always been a beast on the mat.”

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Camp Verde girls lose 50-19 at home to Lee Williams

Sophomore Hope Ontiveros hurt in first half; extent of injury unknown

Tuesday at home, Camp Verde lost 50-19 to Sedona-Red Rock High School, the home squad’s most one-sided loss of the season. But it could have been worse.

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Camp Verde boys lose 67-38 to Lee Williams

CAMP VERDE – It’s never easy facing top competition, especially for a young squad. For Camp Verde, hosting Sedona-Red Rock High School is never easy, especially when staked to a 23-12 halftime deficit. Unfortunate for the Cowboys, Tuesday’s match against the Scorpions didn’t get any easier, as the home team lost 67-38.

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Camp Verde wrestlers finish second in Joseph City Invitational

12 wrestlers place, as Hayden Uhler, Tristian Stanfield win championship

JOSEPH CITY – Top teams from the bulk of Arizona’s divisions gathered Jan. 6-7 for the Joseph City Invitational wrestling tournament. With 12 wrestlers placing in the weekend tournament, Camp Verde finished second with 462 points, just behind Yuma High School – despite beating the tournament champs in head-to-head competition.

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Mingus wrestlers win 2-of-3 in mutliple dual matches

Mingus Union wrestlers defeated Sunnyslope 54-30 and Goldwater 31-24 before losing to Page 52-21 Thursday.

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Defensive-minded Mingus soccer team drops 1-0 game to Mohave

They say records can be deceiving, and that very well could be the case for the Mingus Union boys soccer team.

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VOC’s Larry Lineberry named to US Tennis Assn. Southwest Hall of Fame

SCOTTSDALE - The USTA Southwest Hall of Fame Selection Committee recently chose two new members to receive the Section’s highest honor.

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Camp Verde Boys, Girls go 3-1 in Yvonne Johnson Tournament

The Camp Verde Boys basketball team picked up a trio of wins in last week’s Yvonne Johnson Memorial Basketball Tournament.

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Camp Verde volleyball players named to All-Region team

Though the Camp Verde Cowboys volleyball squad did not finish high among rankings in their conference, senior setter Madison Johnson, senior hitter Tiauna Day and freshman hitter Bennett Holm, pictured from left, received All-Region Honors in the 2A Central Region. Both Johnson and Holm were named second team, and Day was named honorable mention.

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Camp Verde’s 13 wrestlers prepare for Joseph City Invitational

Baker’s dozen finds its ‘natural weight’

Camp Verde is one of 25 teams expected to compete in the Jan. 6-7 Joseph City Invitational Tournament. Other schools include Joseph City, Hopi, Mohave, Pinon, Yuma, Antelope, Northland Prep, Red Mesa, Arizona Lutheran, Kingman, Northwest Christian, Cactus Shadows, Lee Williams, Valley Christian and Flagstaff.

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Camp Verde boys, girls each win first game of Yvonne Johnson Memorial

Camp Verde boys, girls start Yvonne Johnson Memorial against Seligman; boys win 54-43, girls win 58-18.

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Scholarship Signing

Cottonwood Aftershock Distance Club runner Allyson Arellano, a senior at Mingus Union High School, officialy accepted an athletic/academic scholarship Wednesday to Queens University of Charlotte.

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Camp Verde girls basketball to host Yvonne Johnson Memorial

Though the Dec. 29-30 Yvonne Johnson Memorial is by most accounts is an exhibition, Camp Verde girls head basketball coach Mark Showers doesn’t like his team to give away any game.

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Camp Verde boys look to ‘shoot with confidence’ at Yvonne Johnson Memorial

Camp Verde boys basketball hosts the Yvonne Johnson Memorial Dec. 29-30.

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Camp Verde girls show humility in 59-9 win

Lady Cowboys hold Mingus Mountain Academy scoreless in second half

Following Tuesday’s 59-9 shellacking of Mingus Mountain Academy, it’s reasonable to ask, was Camp Verde that good? Or was the opposition that bad?

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Camp Verde boys basketball loses to Horizon Honors, Tonopah Valley

It was a tough end to last week for Camp Verde’s boys basketball team, as the Cowboys lost 64-32 at Horizon Honors on Thursday before coming up short Friday at home against Tonopah Valley, 46-35.

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Camp Verde wrestlers first at Window Rock

Six Cowboy wrestlers win championship in their weight class

WINDOW ROCK – It’s been almost a year since Camp Verde’s Ezekiel Casillas finished second in state for his weight class.

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Camp Verde beats Tonopah Valley, loses to Horizon Honors

Cowboys girls basketball now 8-4 as they move into regional action

Head basketball coach Mark Showers said his squad is “a whole lot better than we were three weeks ago.”

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Camp Verde wrestlers ready for Veterans Memorial Invitational

Varsity, junior varsity wrestlers finish 3-1 in Northwest Christian Multi

Treating the Dec. 7 Northwest Christian Multi as mostly a preparation for the Third Annual Veterans Memorial Invitational in Window Rock from Dec. 16-17, Camp Verde head wrestling coach Tracy Tudor was impressed with the performances of several of his junior varsity wrestlers.

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Camp Verde girls basketball beats Chino Valley 40-30 Tuesday

Freshman steps in for injured point guard

Freshman guard Amanda Lozanilla scored six points and dished out two assists to help lead Camp Verde to a 40-30 win Tuesday on the road in Chino Valley.

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Cowboys boys basketball team nearly wins on road, loses 66-63

Down double digits with less than three minutes remaining Tuesday at Chino Valley, the Cowboys taught their opponents a lesson, as they cut their opponents lead to less than a basket before narrowly losing to the Cougars, 66-63.