Photo galleries

2017 Alpaca Farm Days

The 12th annual Alpaca Farm Days was held over the weekend Alpacas of the Southwest’s farm east of Kingman. Nearly 500 people visited the farm on Saturday alone, the second of the three-day event. (Photos by Shawn Byrne/Daily Miner)

Kingman Academy vs. Parker - September 29, 2017

The Kingman Academy football team won in thrilling fashion Friday night, as quarterback Kekoa Makaiwi-Stroup found Gabe Imus for a touchdown as time expired to give the Tigers a 32-28 victory over Parker. Photos by Beau Bearden.

2017 Andy Devine Days Rodeo

KINGMAN – The wind died down enough for the Mohave County Fairgrounds not to be completely swirled in dust for the second half of the 33rd Annual Andy Devine Days Rodeo Sunday. Local community organization The Kingsmen helped make the event a blast for thousands of rodeo fans and competitors on both Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. During opening ceremonies, rodeo announcer Bob Edmonds addressed the crowd and scoffed at the increasing number of NFL players who have been taking a knee during the national anthem. He firmly stated that at the rodeo, everybody stands – to which the crowd erupted in cheer. After a prayer, country singer Shari Rowe, who played at the 100 Club VIP party the night before, belted out ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ loud enough to be practically heard across town. Some local veterans were honored for their service. Dalace Beiswenger was crowned 2018 Rodeo Queen and Angela Bernal 2018 Teen Queen. After the pomp and circumstance, the roping, racing and riding began. Nearly $24,000 in prize payoffs were awarded and the following rodeo contestants took first in their respective categories: Kyle Charley of Lukachukai, Arizona for Bareback Riding; Alex Wright of Milford, Utah for Saddle Bronc Riding; Rylan Wright of Heber City, Utah for Bull Riding; Tim Roberson of Marana, Arizona for Steer Wrestling; Taylor Santos of Creston, California for Tie Down Roping; Aaron Tsinigine of Tuba City and Ty Romo of Whiteriver, Arizona for Team Roping; Sherry Cervi of Marana for Barrel Racing and Taylor Nichols and Kaylie Atchley (no addresses listed) for Junior Barrel Racing. (Photos by Aaron Ricca)

2017 Andy Devine Days (Photos by Aaron Ricca/Daily Miner)

KINGMAN – The Downtown Historic District was jam-packed Friday evening and most of Saturday for the Andy Devine Days celebration. Most of the action was on Beale and Fourth streets. The festivities really kicked off with the Tractor Supply Company’s Human Strength Tractor Pull staged between Black Bridge Brewery and Floyd’s and Company Real Pit BBQ. The Jonathan Lee Band put on a concert worthy of a national headliner between Rickety Cricket and The Farmhouse. Just about any downtown business that was open was filled with curious and paying customers and the UniSource Energy Vendor Row arts, crafts and food would satisfy anyone from early Christmas shoppers to someone on drugs. Saturday’s Andy Devine Days Parade had 73 entrees and lasted a solid hour and a half. Beale Street was crawling with families enjoying food, beverages, mechanical bull rides and bungee jumping. The Miners Mineral Monument was officially dedicated and sealed, with time capsules and photos of those involved in the project placed inside. The cool autumn weather hit the spot and everyone seemed to have a blast before the frigid winds of fall and winter blow through.

Lee Williams football vs. Prescott - September 22, 2017

The Lee Williams High School football team dropped a 21-6 loss Friday to Prescott. Donnie Simms ran for 65 yards and a touchdown. Photos by Beau Bearden.

Prep cross country - September 20, 2017

The Kingman High School cross country team hosted Lee Williams, Kingman Academy and a number of other high schools during a meet Wednesday at KHS.

Lee Williams, Kingman girls golf - September 19, 2017

The Lee Williams and Kingman high school girls golf teams played their final home match of the season Tuesday at Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course. Lady Vol Paige Lucero shot a 3-over-par 39 to take first place, while Lady Bulldog Gisele Jablonski shot a 60 to take 10th place. Photos by Beau Bearden.

Palo Christi Open House

KINGMAN – Photos inside and out of Palo Christi Elementary School show the potential for it to become a central city complex. Thanks to the efforts of Kingman’s Historical Preservation Committee and Kingman Unified School District, over the course of two hours, approximately 160 people from former teachers, Kingman regulars and children roamed the halls, revisited their old classrooms, gazed over downtown from the large windows, peeked into the underground furnace rooms and scampered up playground equipment. The historic schoolhouse was originally built in 1928, with additions throughout the years, and officially closed as a school in 2013. Photos by Aaron Ricca

2017 Mohave County Fair

There was plenty of fun to be had at the 2017 Mohave County Fair from live entertainment, food, rides, animals and exhibits. (Photos by Aaron Ricca/Miner)

Kingman Academy football vs. Camp Verde - September 15, 2017

The Kingman Academy football team cruised to a 48-0 win over Camp Verde Friday night. Kekoa Makaiwi-Stroup led the Tigers (2-2, 1-0 2A Central Region) with four passing touchdowns, including three to Gabe Imus. Photos by Beau Bearden.

Lee Williams football vs. Kingman Academy - September 8, 2017

The Lee Williams football team stopped Kingman Academy on a two-point conversion with two minutes to play Friday night to hold on for a 21-20 win in the City Championship. Vols running back Paul Giglio ran for two scores, while Hunter Sturgill caught a touchdown pass. Photos by Beau Bearden.

Lee Williams volleyball at Kingman - September 7, 2017

The Lee Williams High School volleyball team swept Kingman High Thursday night 3-0, (25-12, 25-4, 25-5). The Lady Vols improve to 4-0 with the win, while the Lady Bulldogs fall to 0-3. Photos by Beau Bearden.

Kingman Academy football vs. Kingman, Sept. 1, 2017

Kingman Academy defeated Kingman 48-6 to improve to 1-1, and the Bulldogs fell to 1-2.

Lee Williams football vs. Dysart - September 1, 2017

The Lee Williams football team improved to 2-0 Friday night with a 22-10 victory over Dysart. AJ Herrera threw two touchdown passes to Hunter Sturgill and also rushed for a score. Photos by Beau Bearden.

Kingman Academy at Lee Williams - August 31, 2017

The Lee Williams volleyball team picked up a 3-0 win, (25-16, 25-20, 25-20), over rival Kingman Academy Thursday night to improve to 2-0 on the season. Photos by Beau Bearden.

Kingman Academy volleyball vs. River Valley - August 29, 2017

The Kingman Academy volleyball team swept River Valley 3-0, (25-8, 25-10, 25-12), Tuesday night to give Bill McCord his first win as volleyball coach. Photos by Beau Bearden.

Kingman at Lee Williams - August 25, 2017

The Lee Williams football team opened its season Friday night with a 38-0 win over rival Kingman High School. Paul Giglio scored twice for the Vols, while Enzo Marino, Donnie Sims, Edmond Ashton and AJ Herrera also tallied touchdowns in the shutout win. Photos by Shawn Byrne.

Kingman vs. Joy Christian - August 18, 2017

The Kingman football team picked up a 26-6 win over Joy Christian in its season opener Friday night. Austin Dias and Darrell Mitchell each scored two touchdowns for Kingman. Mitchell finished with 131 yards rushing, while Dias added 110 yards on the ground. Kyle Ferguson caught two passes for 84 yards to lead the Bulldogs in receiving. Photos by Shawn Byrne.

TrialGP USA Qualification, July 28

TrialGP USA held its qualification trials Friday at Hualapai Mountain Park. Photos by Beau Bearden.

Lee Williams football practice, July 27

The Lee Williams football team practiced in shoulder pads and helmets for the first time Thursday afternoon. Photos by Beau Bearden.