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Camp Verde boys hoops falls at No. 17 Sedona

SEDONA — After a strong start, Camp Verde High boys basketball faltered at Sedona Red Rock.

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Mingus Union athlete of the week: Taylor a consistent presence for resurgent Marauders boys hoops

Mingus Union boys basketball junior guard/forward Chaz Taylor is so consistent that the Marauder coaches offer him a strange compliment.

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Camp Verde athlete of the week: Lozanilla a ‘feisty’ presence in Cowboys girls hoops backcourt

After moving from JV to varsity starter her freshman year, Camp Verde High girls basketball player Amanda Lozanilla is off to a fast start this season.

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Twenty years after ASU career ended, Tillman legacy endures

TEMPE – On New Year’s Eve 20 years ago, Pat Tillman walked off a field in El Paso, Texas, representing Arizona State football for the last time.

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Short-handed Mingus boys soccer beats Vols in return

Mingus Union boys soccer returned to action on Friday night to beat Lee Williams.

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Glendale Prep holds off Camp Verde boys basketball

Despite a big comeback from Camp Verde High boys basketball, Glendale Prep bested the Cowboys.

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5 things to watch in sports this week Jan. 7

Wildcard Sunday offers variety

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Virtual reality? Facial recognition? Stadiums, fan experiences evolving

PHOENIX — The year is 2057.

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Camp Verde boys hoops takes third at Yvonne Johnson tourney

Camp Verde High boys basketball wrapped up 2017 on a high note with a third place finish at the Yvonne Johnson Memorial Tournament.

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Camp Verde athlete of the week: Returning state champ Uhler begins the season on a tear for Cowboys

Camp Verde High wrestling sophomore Korben Uhler is off to a dominant start.

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Mingus girls basketball goes 2-2 at Prescott tournament

Mingus Union girls basketball wrapped up 2017 with a split at the Prescott Lady Badgers Winter Classic.

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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.