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Beau Bearden

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Prep Football: Bulldogs win thriller over ASU Prep, 20-19

Austin Dias broke a tackle, spun away from a defender, reversed field and somehow found the end zone Friday night to give Kingman High School a thrilling 20-19 win on the road over ASU Prep.

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Kingman High’s Roderick swims past competition

Kingman High’s Graceanne Roderick had never competed in the 500-yard freestyle during a swim meet.

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Prep Football: Tigers welcome Camp Verde to town

The time is now for the Kingman Academy High School football team.

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Prep Football: Vols open region at Mingus

the Lee Williams High School football team may be undefeated this season, but head coach Clint Sasse knows those games aren’t as important as tonight’s Grand Canyon Region opener at Mingus.

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Prep Football: Bulldogs travel to ASU Prep

McDonald’s and football don’t usually go hand-in-hand, but Kingman High School head coach Cam Wierson has made it work in preaching consistency on the field

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Prep Volleyball: Lady Vols drop 3-1 loss to Coconino

The Lee Williams High School volleyball team gave Coconino all it could handle Tuesday night, but unfortunately the Lady Vols fell short in a 3-1 loss, (25-22, 25-15, 19-25, 25-15) in their 4A Grand Canyon region opener at LWHS.

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City Champions: Vols defense steps up in win over Tigers

Mother Nature wasn’t the only one lighting up the sky Friday night, as the Lee Williams and Kingman Academy football teams put on a show in the City Championship at LWHS.

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Tigers lose heartbreaker to Volunteers, 21-20

The Kingman Academy High School football team appeared poised for a big win over Lee Williams Friday night in the City Championship.

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Bulldogs rally in fourth, but fall to Page

The Kingman High School football team scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter Friday night, but it wasn’t enough in a 44-18 loss to Page at KHS.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Tigers get past Mohave, 3-2

The Kingman Academy volleyball team traveled to Mohave Thursday and won a thriller over the Lady T-birds by a score of 3-2, (23-25, 25-22, 25-22, 18-25, 15-13).

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Prep Football: Volunteers, Tigers clash in City Championship

The City Championship is finally upon us.

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Prep Football: Bulldogs welcome Page to town

In an effort to teach the Kingman High School football team a life lesson and keep things lighthearted, head coach Cam Wierson turned to a quote he memorized many years ago from the film “Caddyshack.”

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Prep Volleyball: Lady Vols defeat Lady Bulldogs

The Lee Williams High School volleyball team allowed Kingman High to lead on one occasion Thursday, but then the Lady Volunteers put their foot on the gas and never looked back in a 3-0 win, (25-12, 25-4, 25-5).

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Prep Volleyball: Lady Vols sweep River Valley, improve to 3-0

The Lee Williams High School volleyball team turns to the simple expression “flush it” whenever a mistake happens on the court.

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Prep Football: Vols ride momentum in win over Dysart

The Lee Williams football team didn’t waste its opportunities Friday night against Dysart.

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Prep Volleyball: Lady Vols defeat Lady Tigers, 3-0

The Lee Williams and Kingman Academy high school volleyball teams battled back and forth in front of a capacity crowd Thursday night, but when the dust settled it was the Lady Vols who came out on top with a 3-0 sweep, (25-16, 25-20, 25-20).

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Bulldogs and Tigers clash in Round 2 of City Championship

For the second straight week, two local high schools will meet on the gridiron.

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Prep Football: Vols look to keep it rolling at home against Dysart

The Lee Williams High School football team started its 2017 season with a bang in a shutout victory over Kingman High.

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Prep Volleyball: Lady Bulldogs swept by Lake Havasu

The Kingman High School volleyball team dealt with a similar issue in each set of its season-opening match Wednesday against Lake Havasu.

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Prep Volleyball: Lady Tigers sweep River Valley in opener

The Kingman Academy volleyball team entered this year focused on playing together.

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Prep Golf: Lee Williams cruises to another victory

The Lee Williams girls golf team easily picked up its third win of the season Tuesday at Cerbat Cliffs by defeating Ironwood by 78 strokes, 188-266.

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Prep Football: Lee Williams cruises past Kingman, 38-0

The Lee Williams High School football team had yet to lose a game to its rival Kingman High, and that didn’t change Friday night as the Vols controlled the momentum in a 38-0 win over the Bulldogs.

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Prep Football: Bulldogs can’t find momentum in loss to Vols

On its first drive of the game Friday night, the Kingman High School football team was moving the ball well and appeared on its way to scoring against Lee Williams.

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Prep Golf: Lady Vols win second match of 2017

The Lee Williams girls golf team didn’t disappoint in its first trip to Arizona Traditions Golf Club as the Lady Volunteers shot a 179 to easily win Wednesday’s match against Shadow Ridge (196) and Willow Canyon (200).

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Prep Football: Tigers lose a tough one on the road

It’s been a similar story for the Kingman Academy football team during its season openers against Bourgade Catholic at the NAU Skydome.

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Prep Football: Bulldogs, Vols ready to renew rivalry tonight

Seven miles. That’s all that separates the Kingman and Lee Williams high school campuses.

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Prep Football: Lee Williams is much stronger in 2017

At this point last year, the Lee Williams High School football team was entering the season under a new system.

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Prep Football: Kingman determined to give 100 percent effort on the field

Maximum effort. That’s what Kingman High School football coach Cam Wierson wants to see on the field for 48 minutes every Friday night during the 2017 season.

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Prep Football: Kingman Academy believes its their year to make a run

If all goes according to plan, this will be a breakout season for the Kingman Academy High School football team.

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Prep Volleyball: Lady Vols depending on their senior leadership

The Lee Williams High School volleyball team has high hopes for 2017.

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Prep Volleyball: Lady Tigers focused on playing together in 2017

Bill McCord may only have a few weeks under his belt as Kingman Academy volleyball coach, but he has already found the area he will focus on this season.

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Prep Volleyball: Lady Bulldogs looking stronger in Creagh’s second year

A lot has changed from a year ago when Molly Creagh took over as head coach of the Kingman High School volleyball team.

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Prep Cross Country: Kingman has high hopes for 2017 and beyond

Rebuilding a team is never easy.

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Prep Cross Country: Lee Williams keeping its sights set on state

The goal for the Lee Williams cross country team this season is simple: qualify for state.

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Prep Cross Country: Academy leaning on its experience to help youth

Experience won’t be an issue this season for the Kingman Academy High School cross country team.

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Prep Swim: Kingman has a lot of new faces

The Kingman High School swim team graduated all but two swimmers from last year’s team.

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Prep Swim: Academy looking to keep its streak going at regionals

Entering her fourth season as head coach of the Kingman Academy High School swim team, Teri Rose has yet to have a swimmer not qualify for the final day of regionals.

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Prep Swim: Lee Williams determined to make a splash at state

The Lee Williams swim team isn’t showing any signs of slowing down.

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Prep Golf: Lee Williams looking to capitalize on depth

Numbers aren’t an issue for the Lee Williams High School boys golf team, but deciding which five of the 14 athletes make the traveling squad is definitely something that first-year head coach Larry Carver has to think about.

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Prep Golf: Plenty of promise for Kingman

The Kingman High School boys golf team isn’t necessarily in rebuilding mode, but it will look to succeed on the green with a number of new faces.

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Prep Golf: Lady Vols ready for 2017

The Lee Williams High School girls golf team isn’t dealing with much turnover as only one athlete is gone from last season.

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Prep Football: Tigers ready to kick off season against Bourgade Catholic

The Kingman Academy football team is all too familiar with Bourgade Catholic.

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Prep Golf: Vols edge MALC by two strokes, Bulldogs finish third

The Lee Williams boys golf team didn’t have a top-two finisher in its season opener Tuesday, but the Vols squeaked past Mohave Accelerated by two strokes, 182-184, at Cerbat Cliffs.

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Prep Golf: Lady Vols defeat Lake Havasu in season opener

The Lee Williams High School girls golf team kicked off its season Monday at Cerbat Cliffs by defeating Lake Havasu by 27 strokes, 183-210.

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Prep Football: Kingman uses ground attack to defeat Joy Christian, 26-6

Austin Dias had never returned a punt in his life.

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Prep Football: Bulldogs looking forward to football

Football season is finally here and Kingman High School is the first squad in town to lace up its cleats with a 7 p.m. contest at home today against Joy Christian.

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Prep spikers set for a new season

It’s been a jam-packed week of bumping, setting and spiking for volleyball players at area high schools.

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Cerbat Lanes youth bowlers pick up state tournament awards

Many Kingman residents may not know it, but Cerbat Lanes hosts a youth bowling league and 23 of those bowlers went to the 51st Annual Youth State Tournament in Tucson in late April and early May.

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Reed named Fittest Woman in the U.S. after 6th-place finish at CrossFit Games

Tennil Reed spent four days pushing herself to the limit during rigorous workouts at the CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Reed in contention for world title at CrossFit Games

Tennil Reed entered the 2017 CrossFit Games determined to win it all.