Making its first 4A state tournament quarterfinals appearance since 2007 on Friday night, Nov. 26, the Prescott football team looked to make history against top-seeded Poston Butte in San Tan Valley.
Fresh off defeating Northland Prep to clinch the 2A Fall Division state title, Chino Valley girls soccer held their end-of-season banquet on Thursday, Nov. 18, to pass out awards and highlight the players who received section and state recognition.
The stars must have been aligned Friday night, Nov. 19, because in an extremely rare occurrence, Prescott and Bradshaw Mountain football were slated to duke it out in the first round of state playoffs.
The Chino Valley boys and girls cross-country teams put together respectable performances at the Division III state meet in Cave Creek on Saturday, Nov. 13, as they finished in sixth and 22nd place, respectively.
When we hear the phrase “class act,” what usually comes to mind is a talented, hard-working and well-mannered adult, with the emphasis on “adult.”
In its final game of the regular season on Friday, Nov. 12, there was no way Prescott football could get first place in the Grand Canyon Region. That ship sailed last week after the Badgers lost the tie-breaker to rivals Bradshaw Mountain, which captured its first title since 2016.
Bradshaw Mountain’s football team clinched its first 4A state tournament berth since 2018 on Friday night, Nov. 12, after dispatching Mica Mountain, 36-7, at a chilly Bob Pavlich Field in Prescott Valley.
Several Badgers from the Prescott girls and boys swim team qualified for the state meet on Tuesday, Nov. 9, and produced impressive results. The girls picked up seven personal records.
Immediately following a game that saw Chino Valley boys soccer claim the state title, the girls team was tasked to double the dose in their half of the twinbill on Saturday, Nov. 6, at Williams Field High School.
A good ol’ fashion duel in the desert went down to the wire on Saturday, Nov. 6.
No. 10-seeded Bradshaw Mountain volleyball smashed all expectations on Thursday, Nov. 4, by not only defeating, but sweeping No. 7-seeded Greenway in the first round of the state tournament.
With all of the marbles laid out in front of it as the 2021 regular season winds down, Bradshaw Mountain played like a possessed, determined football team against archrival Prescott on a pleasant Friday night, Nov. 5, at Bill Shepard Field.
Prescott hosts cross-town rivals Bradshaw Mountain in a tussle for the Esse Quam Videri trophy on Friday night.
The Chino Valley boys and girls cross-country teams took second and fourth place, respectively, during the sectional meet at Cesar Chavez Park in Laveen on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021.
The only thing that’s better than a matchup between cross-town rivals Prescott and Bradshaw Mountain is when it happens in the postseason.
Prescott Badminton takes a photo with their runners-up trophy after falling 5-3 to Ironwood in the Division II state championship match on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, at Cortez High School.
While their chances of making the state playoffs already looked bleak, the Cougars didn’t do themselves any favors after falling to Mohave 41-0 at home in their final game of the regular season on Friday, Oct. 29.
The energy in the air just felt right at Bill Shepard Field Friday night.
Bradshaw Mountain football’s seemingly unshakeable defense could not be peaking at a better time of the 2021 season.
Prescott badminton’s dream season lives on and the moment of truth has finally arrived as the team defeated Verrado 9-0 in the quarterfinals and Sunrise Mountain 6-3 in the semis to punch their ticket in the championship match.