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Yavapai wins 9 of 10 on home stand; trails Eastern by slim margin atop ACCAC

PRESCOTT — Yavapai College’s softball team on Saturday completed its season-long 10-game home stand with a 9-1 record, sweeping a twin-bill from South Mountain Community College, 15-0 in five innings and 9-4, to stay within striking distance of ACCAC Division I front-runner Eastern Arizona College.Read the rest

2018 Courier Challenge: 2nd Round

Welcome to our 2018 Courier Challenge! Saturday is Day 3 of the NCAA Tournament and the beginning of the Second Round.


Each panelist filled out an entire bracket prior to the start of today’s first-round action. Their selections will be revealed each round on game day in the sports section of The Daily Courier.… Read the rest

Chino Valley man arrested on felony charges after faking court-ordered urine samples

A Chino Valley man, out on bail after being arrested on felony charges, was arrested again on Wednesday, March 14, after authorities said he was faking urinalysis tests with a device, according to Police Lt. Vince Schaan.

Leon Taylor, 43, was charged with fraud schemes, burglary, possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.… Read the rest

March Madness is here, and so is the 2018 Courier Challenge

Welcome to our 2018 Courier Challenge! Last season’s Courier Challenge went down to the wire, with sports editor Brian M. Bergner Jr. edging out former Northern Arizona Suns head coach Ty Ellis by one point, 70-69, for the title.

Bergner, who was 40-23 overall with his picks, was the only panelist to select North Carolina to win the title, giving him 10 championship points to put him ahead for good after the Tar Heels hoisted the trophy.… Read the rest

Love of roses

No other flower has been as popular as the rose. It is said that the rose dates back approximately 70 million years and originated in Central Asia.

People all over the world love and grow roses. Jackie and Dan Flanigan of Chino Valley are rose lovers and when they moved here in 2016 they brought 100 of their rose bushes with them.… Read the rest