Many anglers will tell you about their tried and true method to catch the big catfish, while others will tell you something different. Both are true. Everyone has a different way to catch a fish. The thing with cats is that the bait is the one ingredient you need to catch a big one. It is no…

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The first Arizona Interscholastic Association athletic event in Yuma since the pandemic began in mid-March occurred Tuesday evening at Desert Hills Golf Course.

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Yuma Catholic’s chin straps are buckled and Arizona high school football practice is officially rolling.

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Yuma-area drivers came back from their summer vacation with guns-a-blazin’ during the two-night Labor Day Weekend Celebration presented by Yuma Auto & RV Center at Cocopah Speedway.

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Chris Morris is racing at Cocopah Speedway for the first time this weekend as the track hosts their Labor Day Weekend Celebration.

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High school football will indeed happen this fall.

In the Mesa del Sol Friday Twilight League best ball Glenn Matthews dominated the par 3s winning both closest to the hole contest making net Ones on each hole, carrying his son in law Brandon Ordway to win low net with 27. Arlen Ritter with an assist from a blind draw was second at 29. Marc …

The latest report from Arizona Game and Fish Department for us all to be aware of is that, as they put it, “Water is the essence of life, and it’s just as precious for Arizona’s wildlife. For that reason, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has trucked and airlifted about 250,000 ga…

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With the spread of COVID-19, outdoor activities like fishing have seen an increase in participation this year.

Outdoorsmen and women who have hunt plans fairly soon (as well as other outdoor recreationists) are advised that due to lack of monsoon precipitation and key criteria being met for restrictions, the Coconino and Kaibab national forests have already begun stage 1 campfire and smoking restrict…

At Las Barrancas in the Silver League, Jack Joseph won gross with Brian Healy second. Jack Joseph also won low net with Greg Beatie and Roger Sprague in second and third. Art McLaughlin, Johnny Chambell, Terry Longworth and Maribeth Evans were the team winners.

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A wide-open, skill-player based structure of football has found its way to Yuma.

Dove season is just around the corner, with plenty of practice needed to keep you busy while waiting for the Sept. 1 big day opener. If you haven’t, blow the dust off and take advantage of the shooting ranges offered at Adair Park for the shooting practice that can make your hunt a productiv…

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There are some minor changes to the starting time for several fall athletic teams.

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Major scheduling changes could be in store for Yuma Union High School District athletic programs this fall.

News from the Arizona Game and Fish Department gave credit to the remote water measuring sensor that saved bighorn sheep in the Chocolate Mountains near Yuma, indicating that a wildlife water catchment – critical to wildlife survival – was dry. They reported, “The sensors, developed and inst…

After Dave Bartlett resigned on July 24, Kofa’s aiming to end their second head football coach search of the offseason now that high school football will be played in Arizona.

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A sense of normalcy could be coming to Yuma in the coming weeks.

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The article “Return to Normalcy,” which appeared on Page B1 of Thursday’s edition, provided an incorrect date for when some local high school athletics will begin. Cross country, swimming and diving will begin Aug. 24. Soccer and volleyball will start practice Aug. 31.

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Steven Gutierrez’s bodybuilding days date back to his teenage years in the 1970s.

At Las Barrancas in the Silver League on Brian Healy and Larry Garrett won gross. Ron Gapp and Michael Costello were the net winners. Lyle Wheeler, Jack Joseph, Wayne Fisher and Greg Beatie were the team winners. 

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The NJCAA’s Board of Regents voted on Monday to push back a majority of fall sports competition until the spring semester.

The Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Executive Board called a meeting Wednesday via Zoom to discuss information in accordance with Governor Doug Ducey’s executive action to delay the start of in-person schooling according to AZPreps365.

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Following Governor Doug Ducey’s decision Monday to push back the start of school around the state until at least Aug. 17, the Arizona Interscholastic Association announced it will push back the start of fall sports.

After reading a recent outdoors news report about Lyme disease in Arizona, the following are reminders for each of us to keep in mind about the dangers should any of us be infected. It is important to be aware of exactly what Lyme disease is, how to protect ourselves, our family and pets, an…

At Las Barrancas in the Silver League, David Richelderfer, Larry Garrett and John Cullen won gross. Lyle Wheeler, Paul McLaughlin and Maribeth Evens were the net winners. Larry Nicholson, Larry Villa, Fred Okerholm and Art McLaughlin were the team winners.

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Athletes were out of the house and back on the field — a sense of normalcy that lasted just seven days, however.

There are all kinds of tips for catching largemouth bass at Yuma area waters along the Colorado River but to catch them is something that really takes practice and know-how — knowing the habits of bass determines where you may find them depending on what kind of weather it is. When the sun i…

At Las Barrancas in the Silver League, Brian Healy, Rollie Harris and David Richelderfer won gross. Lyle Wheeler, Conrad Eisenach and Ken Kingston were the net winners. Fred Okerholm, Al Smith, Larry Garrett and Ron Gapp were the team winners. In the Copper League David Richelderfer, Rollie …

Fair chase is the ethical, sportsmanlike and lawful pursuit and taking of free-range wildlife in a manner that does not give a hunter or an angler improper or unfair advantage over such wildlife. The report I had in one of my columns last year on fair chase with information provided by the A…

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The sound of basketballs rattling off the hardwood and soccer balls whistling into the back of the net are back — somewhat.

Sports editor’s note: The Arizona Interscholastic Association has realigned conferences/regions for the 2020-21 school year. This is the sixth and final part in a series looking at the realignment, with today’s story focusing on the 6A Desert Southwest region that includes Cibola, Kofa, San …

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Sports editor’s note: The Arizona Interscholastic Association has realigned conferences/regions for the 2020-21 school year. This is the fifth part in a series looking at the realignment, with today’s focus on Yuma Catholic’s placement in the 3A West region.

Sports editor’s note: The Arizona Interscholastic Association has realigned conferences/regions for the 2020-21 school year. This is the fourth part in a series looking at the realignment, with today’s story focusing on Yuma High’s 4A Southwest region.

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Sports editor’s note: The Arizona Interscholastic Association has realigned conferences/regions for the 2020-21 school year. This is the third part in a series looking at the realignment, with today’s story focusing on Antelope’s move down to the 1A West region, where it will join San Pasqual:

Yuma Golf and Country Club is set to hold an Antigua Junior Prep Tour (AJPT) event June 8. It is the second tournament of the summer for the Yuma District that participates in the golf circuit.

The return to normalcy — in the sports world — is getting closer. On Thursday, the Arizona Interscholastic Association held a meeting via Zoom to endorse recommended guidelines in order to have a safe return to practice and competition.

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