A squad faces a number of tests during a season, but one of the toughest is recovering from the first loss of the season.
It was a tough Friday at home for the Kingman High School girls soccer team as it couldn’t find the back of the net in an 11-0 loss to 15th-ranked Yuma Catholic.
The Kingman Academy High School girls basketball team knows its success depends on how well it plays defense.
Not many squads find a way to rally from a 10-point deficit, especially in the second half.
It’s difficult to go on the road this late in the season, especially in a very competitive 4A Grand Canyon Region.
Any squad would want to be at full strength when the No. 5 ranked team in the 4A Conference comes to town for an important region opener.
No lead is safe in a crosstown rivalry game as a squad can find a second-half surge and inch within striking distance.
The Kingman and Kingman Academy high school boys basketball teams are quite familiar with each other, dating back to their first meeting in 2013.
Christian Marzo isn’t nearly as experienced as his Lee Williams High School wrestling teammates, but that hasn’t stopped him from finding success.
It was the closest game of the season, but the Lee Williams High School girls soccer team knocked off Lake Havasu 3-2 Tuesday.
Not all squads are made for crunch time. Some stay calm and collected, while others fold under pressure.
It was a tale of two halves Monday as the Lee Williams High School boys soccer team overpowered crosstown rival Kingman High in a 10-3 victory at LWHS.
The season is far from over, but the Lee Williams High School girls basketball team can compete with anyone in the 4A Conference.
There’s no guarantee that a squad’s second unit will score points off the bench.
It’s not often a player single-handedly goes on a 12-0 run and it’s even rarer when the athlete is wearing No. 12 on her uniform.
Not many squads find a way to regain momentum after falling into a 36-0 hole, but don’t tell that to the Lee Williams High School wrestling team.
The Kingman High School boys soccer team proved no deficit is too large as it rallied Tuesday for a 3-2 win at Paradise Honors.
A one-point loss is never an easy pill to swallow, especially when a squad looks to be in control late in the fourth quarter.
The Arizona Interscholastic Association revealed its first girls and boys basketball rankings Tuesday as the second half of the 2019-20 season gets underway.
It’s no secret that the Lee Williams High School girls basketball team is focused on its defense.
Steady progression throughout a game can sometimes be too much for an opponent to overcome.
It’s never easy to lose back-to-back games, especially in tournament play.
There are no guarantees as to what the rest of the season holds, but one thing is for sure – the Lee Williams High School boys basketball team will lean on its defense.
The Lee Williams High School girls basketball team tried to stop that from happening Friday, but Flagstaff found its groove and dealt the Lady Vols a 56-33 loss.
The charity stripe can help a squad win games, but it can also prove costly if you foul your opponent late in a game.
Wrestlers spend countless hours in the practice room for one goal – winning matches.
Alexis Hecker could have easily gone to a college based on her athletic achievements, but the Lee Williams High School senior knew the extra work in the classroom would pay dividends.
The Kingman High School girls basketball team knows this isn’t the same squad that won a 3A West Region title a season ago, but that doesn’t mean it is going to wave the white flag.
A squad doesn’t often find the energy to rally from a large deficit, especially when it’s in the first half.
It’s never easy to play five matches in three days, even if they are shorter tournament contests.
Take away a pair of lopsided losses and you could say the Lee Williams High School boys basketball team had a successful outing at the Nackard Holiday Tournament.
When the offense is clicking, there isn’t much an opponent can do to stop it.
It was supposed to be the Kingman High School wrestling team’s opportunity to shine Wednesday, but Lee Williams and Prescott showed up and stole the show with a combined five wins during a four-team dual meet at KHS.
One of the greatest feelings in sports is tallying an upset win at home.
It is still early in the season, but the Lee Williams High School girls soccer team is proving how far defense can take you.
The Lee Williams High School girls basketball team fell one victory short at the River Valley Shootout.
It was a successful Friday for the Lee Williams High School girls basketball team.
It’s still early in the season, but the Kingman High School boys basketball team believes it has a special group that will go far with defense.
When the ball is going in the hoop, keep shooting.
The final score may not have shown it, but the Lee Williams High School boys soccer team was in a battle with crosstown-rival Kingman High Tuesday, before a pair of late goals swelled the final tally to 5-0 at KHS.
There is nothing wrong with defensive battles, but most squads enjoy seeing the offense pick up the tempo and score points.
It's not out of the question to think the Kingman Academy High School boys basketball team would experience some growing pains. It wasn't evident Monday, Dec. 2, as the Tigers topped Mohave Accelerated 50-45.