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Feb 192015
 

By Greg Perkins The Lady Wildcats fell to top seeded Ft. Thomas in the opening round of the section tournament last Tuesday. That loss left them as the final team in the 24-team state tournament field. As the 24th seed, Joseph City will face No. 9 Scottsdale Prep at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, at Read More…

Feb 192015
 

By Greg Perkins Wryder Richards of Joseph City won the state championship in the 126-pound weight class at the Division IV state wrestling meet held late last week in Prescott Valley. Richards compiled a 4-0 record, including his 12-8 decision over Dawson Avila of St. Johns in the title match. Trey Tuckfield went 1-2 in the Read More…

Feb 192015
 

By Greg Perkins The top ranked Lobos suffered a critical and heartbreaking loss in the semifinal round of the section tournament last Wednesday night in Show Low to fourth seeded Blue Ridge.  Having compiled a 25-2 regular season record and the number one ranking in the power point standings for the majority of the season Read More…

Feb 192015
 

By Greg Perkins The Lady Lobos fell to Holbrook for the third time this season in the semifinal round of the Division IV sectional tournament last Tuesday evening. The Lady Roadrunners opened up a five-point lead in the first quarter, then gradually outscored Snowflake in each subsequent period. Holbrook made 17 free throws in the final Read More…

Feb 192015
 

By Greg Perkins Cole Mortensen and Wacey Wood, both of Joseph City, were crowned state champions at the Division IV state wrestling meet held last week in Prescott Valley. Wrestling in the 138-pound class Mortensen posted a 4-0 mark, winning the title match 2-1 over Darren Gonzales of Morenci. Wood earned his title in the Read More…

Feb 192015
 

By Greg Perkins Holbrook was involved in two nail biters at the sectional tournament last week, coming out on top in one and falling just short in the other. The second seeded Roadrunners took on No. 3 Winslow last Wednesday night, and it took Miireux Begaii’s fourth and final three-point shot to seal the deal Read More…

Feb 192015
 

Hoping to upset Winslow in the sectional championship game on Friday night the Lady Roadrunners came up short against Shandiin Armao and the rest of the Lady Bulldogs for the third time this season. Winslow came out of the gate on fire, making the majority of their early shots, but Holbrook held tough and trailed Read More…

Feb 192015
 

By Greg Perkins Holbrook sent only two wrestlers to the state championship meet held late last week, but Theron Johns returned home as the state runner up in the 126-pound weight class. Johns defeated a pair of good wrestlers on his way to the title match, where he fell to eventual champion Ted Rico by Read More…

Feb 192015
 

Photos by Kellie Spangler/spanglerpics.com and Linda Kor Area prep athletes are tuning up for the state basketball tournaments, which opened this week. Winslow’s Shandiin Armao (top photo), one of the top female players in the state, led her team to victory in the sectional tournament and will be a driving force when the No. 3 Read More…

Feb 132015
 

By Sam Conner The Winslow Lady Bulldogs defeated the Alchesay Lady Falcons 62-45 in the opening round of the sectional tournament played Tuesday night in Show Low. They will play Holbrook for the championship at 7 o’clock tonight (Feb. 13), also in Show Low. The Holbrook Lady Roadrunners defeated the Snowflake Lady Lobos 71-51 in Read More…

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