NORTHERN ARIZONA SUNS
The wins keep coming for the Northern Arizona Suns. The team picked up two more wins over the weekend, beating the Reno Bighorns and the defending D-League Champion Su Falls Skyforce.
Those guys won a championship last year; they came in with a lot of swag,” Gray said after the win on Sunday. “We got out and punched them first, I don’t think they expected that, and it was a confidence booster for us. Now we know what type of team we are and we are going to keep the momentum going.”
Suns are back on the court on Tuesday to close out the month against the Salt Lake City Stars before returning to the Prescott Valley Event Center on Saturday for a rematch against the Bighorns. Both tip offs are 7pm.
The Prescott Badgers Women’s Basketball team opened their season with a win on Tuesday beating Washington 41-29 at home. Team hits the road for a matchup against Apache Junction on Tuesday at 7pm. Check out a preview of the team right now on Prescott enews.com
The Men’s Basketball squad tips off their season against Apache Junction on Tuesday at 7pm. A season preview of the team is coming soon to Prescottenews.com
The Prescott Badgers wrestling team came home with the trophy on Saturday taking down Wickenburg and the rival Bradshaw Bears and Chino Valley Cougars at the Yavapai County Duels which took place at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. The Team is home on Wednesday for a JV and Varsity Matchup against Show Low and Coconino. Action begins at 4pm. Check out a preview of the team and the story of their coach, Max Payne, returning to his old high school at Prescott e news.com
BRADSHAW MOUNTAIN BEARS
The Bradhaw Mountain Bears Women’s Basketball team fell to Notre Dame Prep on Wednesday dropping the team to 1-2. Bears are back on the court Tuesday against Marcos De Niza in Tempe. Tip off is 7pm.
The men’s basketball team opened the season with back to back losses last week falling to O’Conner and Estralla Foothills. The team looks to right the ship against Cactus Shadows on Monday at 7pm in Cave Creek.
CHINO VALLEY COUGARS
The Chino Valley Cougars Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams start up this week. Both teams play the Red Rock squads in Sedona on Tuesday. Women tip-off at 5:30 while the men start at 7pm.
EMBRY RIDDLE EAGLES
The Embry Riddle Women’s Basketball team lost to Regis University on Friday 72-38 and fall to 5-5 overall. Meanwhile, the men dropped their game against Biola University 82-58 on Wednesday. They drop to 2-6. Both teams return to the court in mid-December.
ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS/UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA WILDCATS
The territorial cup once again belongs to the Arizona Wildcats after beating the Arizona State Sun Devils 56-35 on Friday in Tucson. The Devils end the season with a six game losing streak and a record of 5-7 while the Wildcats picked up their first pac-12 win to end the year at 3-9. Both teams do not qualify for a bowl game.
The Arizona Cardinals might have to hope for a hail mary to make the playoffs this season after falling to the Atlanta Falcons 38-19 on Sunday in Atlanta. The team now drops to 4-6-1 on the year. Cards are back in Glendale next Sunday for a 2:25 pm kickoff against the Washington Redskins.
The Phoenix Suns lost to the Denver Nuggets on Sunday in Phoenix 120-114. The defeat drops the team to 5-13 on the season. They host the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday at 7pm.
The Arizona Coyotes took both games against the Edmonton Oilers over the weekend winning Friday’s game 3-2 in a shootout and Sunday’s game 2-1. The win brings the team to 8-10-2 overall. Coyotes travel to San Jose for a matchup against the Sharks on Tuesday at 8pm.
The MLB Offseason Hot Stove is warming up. The Arizona Diamondbacks pulled off a trade with the Seattle Mariners last week trading the National League hit Leader from last season Jean Segura, along with outfield Mitch Haniger and pitcher Zac Curtis for Mariner’s Pitcher Taijuan Walker and infielder Ketel Marte. The 24-year-old Walker is 22-22 with a 4.18 ERA and 322 strikeouts in 357 career innings. The 23-year-old Marte has a .267 batting average with 3 homeruns and 50 RBIs in 656 career at-bats.
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