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AIA notebook: 4A basketball final fours move to GCU, 2A remains in Prescott Valley

This year the AIA 4A state basketball final four and championship will be held a more intimate arena.

UA fires Rich Rod as it braces for lawsuit

On Tuesday night the University of Arizona announced that it fired head football coach Rich Rodriguez.

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DJs, dancers, DROPIT: Suns make in-game entertainment priority, too

PHOENIX — Sporting events go beyond the boxscore. With increased in-home viewing options and rising ticket prices, sports franchises know they must complement competition on the playing field with cutting edge in-house entertainment.

Beyond the face paint: Sports fandom rooted in connections

TEMPE — Scott Johnson, an avid Minnesota Vikings fan, said he has not missed watching a game in nearly 20 years.

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Camp Verde girls hoops extends streak, falls to 5A team

On Friday Camp Verde High girls basketball split their first two games of the Yvonne Johnson Memorial Tournament.

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Camp Verde wrestlers take second place at Veterans Memorial invite

Camp Verde High wrestling wrapped up 2017 with a strong showing at the stacked Veterans Memorial Invitational Wrestling Tournament at Window Rock. The Cowboys took second behind only Division I Tucson Sunnyside. The Blue Devils have won 25 team state championships since 1985.

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5 things to watch in sports this week Dec. 31

Bowl games ring in the new year

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Fiesta Bowl coaches, A.D. react to ASU football hire, structure

SCOTTSDALE – Arizona State made headlines when it decided to fire football coach Todd Graham. Not only was the hiring of Herm Edwards a surprise but so, too, was the announcement of a new leadership model that would reflect an NFL structure.

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Top 10 Mingus Union sporting events of 2017

Boys tennis opens season with win

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Top 10 Camp Verde High sporting events of 2017

Short handed boys basketball rolls

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Pair of Mingus baseball players sign with Chandler-Gilbert CC

Mingus Union two-sport athletes Andrew Kulis and Jordan Huey will be joining the Chandler-Gilbert Community College baseball team.

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Grasshopper basketball needs coaches

Registration has been extended until January 5 for Grasshopper Basketball but coaches are in desperate need. This popular program for 5th – 8th grade boys and girls needs volunteer coaches to function. Camp Verde Parks and Recreation hires game officials and scorekeepers but each team needs one or more volunteer coaches for the real heart of the program.

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Mingus boys basketball routs Bradshaw Mountain

Mingus Union boys basketball routed Bradshaw Mountain to win their second game in a row.

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Marauder girls basketball nearly erases big deficit

Mingus Union girls basketball rallied, but they came up just short against Bradshaw Mountain.

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5 things to watch in sports this week Dec. 17

Cowboys face Raiders in must win game for both sides

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Arizona basketball nets big bucks, players shortchanged

The University of Arizona profited more than $9.8 million on the play of 13 scholarship basketball players last year.

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MUHS wrestlers ‘starting to bring back Mingus toughness’

Mingus Union wrestling went 2-1 in their last home duals of the season and showed flashes of classic Marauder wrestling prestige.

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Camp Verde boys hoops pulls away from Chino Valley

Camp Verde High boys basketball bested Chino Valley on Tuesday night at home to win their third in a row.

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Mingus boys soccer builds unbeaten streak but loses All-State caliber Ezekiel Behlow

Mingus Union boys soccer lost a leader but still managed to get a draw at Buckeye Estrella Foothills on Tuesday on the road.

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Camp Verde girls basketball extends win streaks with rout of Chino Valley at home

Camp Verde High girls basketball routed Chino Valley to win their game in a row.

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Mingus Union athletes of the week: Garcia and Ontiveros shore up midfield and defense for Mingus

Mingus Union boys soccer has already equaled its win total from last year and a junior and senior have played a big role in that start.

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Camp Verde athlete of the week: ‘The factor’ leads Camp Verde boys basketball from the front

For Camp Verde High boys basketball head coach Daniel Wall, one play on Tuesday night exemplified the season so far.

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Marauder Tyler Kelly named first team All-State for football

This week the post-season accolades continued to roll in for Mingus Union football senior Tyler Kelly.

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Trio of CV football players get All-State honorable mentions

Three Camp Verde High football players were recognized this week.

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NAZ Suns donate $6,665 to breast cancer fight

On Sunday night the Northern Arizona Suns presented a $6,665 check to the Yavapai Regional Medical Center Foundation to support their fight against breast cancer.