BULLHEAD CITY — Thunderbirds all-purpose baseball player Andrew Avalos, who earned postseason accolades along with two of his teammates, played all nine positions during the final game of his Mohave High School career.
PHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Belt hit a grand slam and tied a career high with six RBIs, and Kevin Pillar had a career-high five hits to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 11-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
BULLHEAD CITY — Two new subjects were on display: The Anderson Auto Group Fieldhouse and the 2019 Mohave High School football team.
PHOENIX (AP) — Evan Longoria had a 412-foot homer among his three hits and four RBI, Dereck Rodriguez pitched seven strong innings in his first day back in the majors and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-0 on Thursday night.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray’s second outing as an NFL quarterback didn’t go nearly as well as his first, and the Oakland Raiders moved the ball with ease on the Arizona Cardinals’ top defensive units in Oakland’s 33-26 preseason win Thursday night at State Farm Stadium.
BULLHEAD CITY — Kelly Burgess topped off his 2018-19 season by earning the Arizona Interscholastic Association 4A Grand Canyon Region Coach of the Year award in February.
TUCSON (AP) — Arizona gathered as a team in January to discuss what went wrong in coach Kevin Sumlin’s first season and what the Wildcats needed to change for year two.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State was not given much of a chance under coach Herm Edwards. Some even mocked the Sun Devils for hiring the former NFL coach and TV analyst.
BULLHEAD CITY — Swimming, soccer, dance, track and field, 3.8-plus GPA, national honors society and student council treasurer are some of the hats that former Lady T-birds student-athlete Gabriella Laurenza has worn during her four-year tenure at Mohave High School.
DENVER (AP) — Jarrod Dyson homered on the second pitch of the game during a five-run first inning and was later involved in a quirky double play as the Arizona Diamondbacks cruised to a 9-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mercury center Brittney Griner will miss the next three games after the WNBA suspended her Tuesday for her role in a fight in the Dallas- Phoenix game over the weekend that resulted in six players getting ejected.
DENVER (AP) — Jake Lamb, Nick Ahmed and Carson Kelly homered during a four-run sixth inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for an 8-6 victory over the reeling Colorado Rockies on Monday night.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dennis Gardeck found himself on the field for more than half of the Arizona Cardinals’ defensive snaps Thursday night in the preseason opener, not typical for a player listed atop the depth chart at his inside linebacker position.
BULLHEAD CITY — Mohave High School T-birds graduating senior Jaedyn Eastman moved 160 miles west of Bullhead City on Thursday to attend classes at Barstow Community College where he will be playing baseball for the Vikings in the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenta Maeda allowed only three hits over seven innings, Max Muncy homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers bounced back with a 4-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have released defensive end Darius Philon, a day after Maricopa County jail records indicate he was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly instrument.
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Two Americans used their medal-winning moments at the Pan American Games to draw attention to social issues back home that they feel are spiraling out of control.