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Beau Bearden

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Prep Softball: Lady Vols pick up first win of the season against Kingman High

It was a day of firsts for the Lee Williams High School softball team.

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Harvick battles for third straight NASCAR Cup victory

Kevin Harvick wanted to send a message.

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Steed, Garcia knocking ‘em down at Cerbat Lanes

Bobby Steed is no stranger to bowling.

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Prep Softball: Lady Bulldogs win thriller over Kingman Academy, 7-6

The Kingman High School softball team only needed one more out Tuesday to put an end to a five-game losing streak to rival Kingman Academy.

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Prep Golf: Kingman Academy wins season opener at Cerbat Cliffs

Jake Scott knew he had to account for the wind as the Kingman Academy sophomore prepared to shoot over the pond on hole No. 9 Monday at Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course.

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The Kingman Daily Miner's 2018 All-City Basketball Teams

With the 2017-18 season in the books, find out who was named to Daily Miner's 2018 All-City Basketball Teams.

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Prep Tennis: Area squads ready to serve up wins in 2018

With the 2018 tennis season already underway, the Lee Williams High School girls lead the pack of area teams with a perfect 3-0 record.

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Prep Baseball: Vols fall to Lake Havasu in tourney title game

It was quite a weekend of ups and downs for the Lee Williams High School baseball team at the Big Red Construction Invite.

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Prep Baseball: Vols win two; Academy uses big inning to defeat Bulldogs

With day one of the Big Red Construction Invitational in the books, the Lee Williams High School baseball team was the lone area squad to win both of its pool play games Thursday at KHS.

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Prep Tennis: Vols defeat Bulldogs, 8-1

The Lee Williams High School boys tennis team finally took the court Wednesday after Mother Nature canceled its first two dual meets of the season.

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Prep Tennis: Lady Vols sweep Lady Bulldogs

Don’t look now, but the Lee Williams High School girls tennis team is off to a hot start.

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Prep Baseball: Vols use 10-run inning to defeat Bulldogs

The old saying goes, “When it rains, it pours,” and that was exactly the case for the Lee Williams High School baseball team Friday against rival Kingman High.

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Prep Softball: Academy powers past Kingman High

The Kingman Academy high school softball team demonstrated its firepower at the plate Wednesday afternoon against rival Kingman High.

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Prep Baseball: Araya's shutout leads Bulldogs past Tigers

It was only fitting that a pitching duel broke out Wednesday night between the Kingman and Kingman Academy baseball teams.

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Kingman’s McQuality cheering on niece as Canada goes for gold

Linda McQuality can hardly contain her excitement.

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Prep Baseball: Area squads ready to make noise in 2018

As the Lee Williams, Kingman and Kingman Academy high school baseball teams gear up for the start of the season, one similarity is apparent – experience.

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Prep Softball: Local teams have high expectations this season

It’s state tournament or bust this season for the Lee Williams, Kingman and Kingman Academy high school softball teams.

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Prep Basketball: Bulldogs, Tigers eager to embrace February Frenzy

From one squad that is making its first trip in over a decade to the other that advanced to the state tournament last year, February Frenzy is here for the Kingman and Kingman Academy high school boys basketball teams.

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Girls Basketball: Upset-minded trio of local squads geared up for state

February Frenzy is in full swing tonight as the Lee Williams, Kingman and Kingman Academy high school girls basketball teams compete in the state tournament.

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Lee Williams' Kael Juelfs continues his journey at Chadron St.

With his family and friends at his side, Kael Juelfs lifted a big weight off his shoulders with just one signature.

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Kingman High's Chris Gomez to play football at Missouri Valley College

Chris Gomez wasn’t ready to see his football career end.

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***Updated*** Prep Basketball: Lady Vols knock off Cactus Shadows for first postseason win

Hallie Powell took an inbound pass with 3.9 seconds remaining, drove the length of the court and made A layup that gave the Lee Williams High School girls basketball team a 44-42 win at No. 13 Cactus Shadows in a 4A State Tournament play-in game in Cave Creek Thursday.

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Prep Wrestling: Vols sending 3 to state tournament

In only its sixth year as a program, it wouldn’t be out of the question for the Lee Williams High School wrestling team to still be going through growing pains.

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Prep Basketball: Lady Vols knock off Cactus Shadows for first postseason win

The first time was the charm for the Lee Williams High School girls basketball team.

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Prep Basketball: Mossor, Tauta lead Lady Bulldogs to win over Odyssey

As the Kingman High School girls basketball team’s lone senior, Courtney Mossor wanted to make sure her final home game was one to remember.

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Prep Basketball: Bulldogs end regular season with victory over Odyssey

While many of his Kingman High School boys basketball teammates were celebrating with friends and family Wednesday night, Elijah Howery could be found deep in thought.

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Prep Basketball: Lady Vols face Cactus Shadows in play-in game

At the start of the year, the Lee Williams High School girls basketball team had a simple, but important goal – make the 4A State Tournament.

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Prep Basketball: Vols end season with 45-32 loss to Prescott

From a successful December to a frustrating January, the Lee Williams High School boys basketball team dealt with its fair share of ups and downs this season.

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Prep Basketball: Tigers falter late in 65-57 loss to Parker

The fourth quarter wasn’t kind to the Kingman Academy High School boys basketball team Thursday night.

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Prep Basketball: Lady Tigers wilt down the stretch against Parker, 40-34

The stage was set Thursday night for a 2A West Region clash between first place Parker and second place Kingman Academy.

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Prep Basketball: Lady Vols come up short in 46-38 loss to Bradshaw Mountain

On a night dedicated to the Lee Williams High School girls basketball team’s six seniors, the Lady Volunteers almost pulled off an upset of No. 15 ranked Bradshaw Mountain

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Prep Basketball: Vols can't end losing streak in 45-43 setback to Bradshaw Mountain

January hasn’t been kind to the Lee Williams High School boys basketball team.

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Prep Basketball: Bulldogs lose heartbreaker to Wickenburg, 63-62

Not often does Kingman High School boys basketball coach Nick Juby want his team to spend too much time dwelling on a game.

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Prep Basketball: Arave, Snay lift Lady Vols past Prescott

It was do-or-die time for the Lee Williams High School girls basketball team Friday night.

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Prep Basketball: Lady Vols fall short against Coconino, 33-27

The Lee Williams High School girls basketball team had a slight advantage entering its contest Thursday night against No. 5 ranked Coconino.

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Prep Basketball: Vols struggle offensively in loss to Coconino

It wasn’t the start the Lee Williams High School boys basketball team wanted Thursday night during its annual Silent Night game.

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Prep Wrestling: Vols get dual victory over crosstown rival Bulldogs

No other high school sport is as personal as wrestling.

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Prep Basketball: Tigers upset Trivium Prep, 60-50

With the Kingman Academy High School boys basketball team trailing by three points at halftime Tuesday night, head coach William McDavid and his staff challenged the Tigers to play a solid second half.

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Prep Basketball: Lady Tigers use late run to hold off Trivium Prep

The Kingman Academy High School girls basketball team most likely overlooked No. 50 ranked Trivium Prep Tuesday night.

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Prep Soccer: Lady Vols fall to Prescott on Senior Night

The Lee Williams High School girls soccer team may have dropped a 10-1 loss Thursday to the No. 6 ranked Lady Badgers, but it has shown overall improvement this season.

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Lee Williams’ Wilson to run cross country at Embry Riddle

It was an eye-opening experience for Meah Wilson.

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Prep Basketball: Bulldogs ‘Humble’ River Valley in 13-point win

The Kingman High School boys basketball team held a 13-point halftime lead Tuesday night, but it wasn’t safe as River Valley continued to put up a fight.

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Prep Roundup: Lady Bulldogs overcome slow start to defeat River Valley

It wasn’t the prettiest game, but when the dust settled Tuesday night the Kingman High School girls basketball team held on for a 38-36 victory over River Valley.

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The workforce of high school officials needs to be replenished

It’s not uncommon to see referees at high school sporting events receive an earful from fans after a questionable call. It is an unfavorable part of the job and very well could be one contributing factor to the decline in referees in Mohave County and statewide.

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Prep Basketball: Lady Tigers take care of MALC, 55-35

The Kingman Academy High School girls basketball team appeared to be in the driver seat Thursday night with a nine-point first quarter lead.

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Prep Basketball: Tigers overcome slow start to defeat MALC

Not often does a team find its way back into a game after scoring only two points in the first quarter.

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Prep Soccer: Bulldogs drop 11-1 loss to River Valley

It hasn’t been an easy season for the Kingman High School boys soccer team.

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Prep Basketball: Bulldogs use balanced scoring in win over Chino Valley

The Kingman High School boys basketball team faced a four-point halftime deficit Tuesday night and needed a spark.

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Prep Basketball: Lady Bulldogs beat Chino Valley

It wasn’t the start the Kingman High School girls basketball team wanted Tuesday night.

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Prep Basketball: Lady Vols battle to 25-21 win over Mohave

The Lee Williams High School girls basketball team jumped out to a fast start offensively Friday night against Mohave, but saw the game turn into a defensive battle.