The NAU Division II Ice Jacks are looking to bounce back tonight against Loyola Marymount University. They are near their halfway point of the season and they have really picked up their game in the past two week.
From the first time I laid eyes on Brent Morrow, the thing that impressed me most was his physicality. Yeah he’s a lanky 6-foot-7, but boy this kid is athletic. During practice drills he never wears down and is the apparent leader on the team.
Even though my time with the Flagstaff Eagles was very short, it was an experience that I’ll never forget.
As soon as the ball tipped into the air, I knew that this was going to be a challenging game for the Flagstaff Eagles who are built on size rather than speed.
What a tough loss.
Being a former high school basketball player, I never had the privilege of having an Athletic Director of the school have faith in my coach to keep him for very long, even if we were coming off of a great season. I had three basketball coaches in four years. Since covering the Flagstaff Eagl…
In the second game of the season for the varsity Panther girls, they destroyed the Kingman Lee Williams Volunteers. A combination of teamwork, communication, possessing the ball, and good passing led to their second win and second shutout of the season.
Annie Netherton, point guard for the Northland Preparatory Academy Spartans, is a senior this year and her teammates look to her to lead the team.
Over the weekend the Northland Preparatory Academy basketball team placed fourth in the 18th Annual Route 66 Holiday Basketball Classic in Williams, Ariz.
Marissa Copley, last years leading scorer at 13.2 points per game, was the only Panther to average double digit scoring last season. However, during the offseason, Copley broke her right pinky finger catching a basketball.
The Coconino girls soccer team opened the season against Page last week, defeating them 4-0. Although the game started out slow and evenly matched, it ended nothing like that.
After losing the opening game of the crucial weekend series against ASU on Friday night, the DII NAU Ice Jacks made a switch at goalie. Seth Kollman got the start in the vital game Saturday night instead of Anthony Caruso.
The Coconino Panthers lost to Seton Catholic earlier today in Chandler Arizona.
The DII Ice Jacks fell to the first place ASU Sun Devils 4-2 on Friday night in the first game of a weekend series between the in-state rivals. But what led to the defeat? Here are a few things that stood out:
There is a lot of high expectations for the Eagles 2015 volleyball season.
Think back to the last time you watched a game. Whether it be basketball, football, volleyball, or any other ball sport you can think of, there is one thing that remains constant; the referee.
When the DII Ice Jacks take on ASU this weekend there are plenty of things look out for.
After winning the Big Sky Conference with a grueling 2-1 victory over the other unexpected opposition of Idaho State on Sunday, the Northern Arizona women's soccer team punched their ticket to the NCAA College Cup, also known as the National Play-offs.
As the regular conference season for the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks draws to a conclusion, the Lumbjerjacks can collectively feel elated to have qualified for the post-season play-offs. However, the feat seemed inevitable considering the performances and form of Haley Wingender.
As the season reaches its climax, the Northern Arizona University women’s soccer team finds itself in a mid-table position with three games remaining in the Big Sky Conference for this term. Upon reflection, with the talent that the Lumberjacks have within their squad, it could be deemed tha…
It was a truly historical season for the 2014 team of Northern Arizona women's soccer team that saw records broken, many wins and the Lumberjacks were able to hoist the Big Sky Conference Championship at the end of the season.
Apart from being a complete and utter gentleman to have interviewed, it was a pleasure to have watched a team constructed this season by Coach Luciano, not to mention that his accolades seem to speak for itself.
The Coconino boys varsity basketball team begin their games in, more-or-less, the same manner.
The Northland Preparatory Academy basketball team head to the 18th Annual Route 66 Holiday Basketball Classic in Williams, Ariz. tomorrow morning. They begin the tournament with a 10 a.m. game against the Williams Vikings at the Williams High School gym.
Annie Netherton is a senior at Northland Preparatory Academy and many regard her as the leader of the NPA Spartans basketball team. Including her little sister.
Speed vs Height
The Division II Coconino boys basketball team has had a good start to their season, winning the first two of their games. They have moved the ball well as a team, been defensively successful, and have refused to lessen their efforts on the court.
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Two weeks after the trapping, Bryson Wolf and his falcon, Rhya are making great progress. The road to taming an animal caught from the wild is rocky, and they faced several difficulties in training along the way. But they have pushed each other’s capabilities and it is starting to pay off.
Bryson Wolf, a 14-year old living in Flagstaff recently got his hunting license and is eager to go hunting for the first time, and be a part of a relationship with nature that the sport creates. But he won’t be using a gun, or even a bow and arrow to hunt, because Bryson will be hunting with…
After riding an 11-game win streak that lasted over a month, the DII Ice Jacks finally came back down to earth. Going on the road last weekend against both the U of A Wildcats and the ASU Sun Devils, the Ice Jacks lost both games by scores of 4-3 in a shootout to U of A on Friday and 6-2 to …
A snow tipped mountain stands above the trail, but Rachel Jones keeps her eyes to the ground as she hikes a narrow trail. Jones hikes this trail often, and has enough gear to make it a work out, but she also walks this trail to find little things nature leaves behind. At her home in Flagstaf…
One mile back into Lava River Cave, hikers can turn off their flashlight and stand in complete darkness at the end of the trail. The only sounds that can be heard are the occasional dripping of water on the walls and the deep breaths of hikers who have made it to the end of the trail. The ai…
NPA Boys Basketball practicing for their scrimmage against Winslow tomorrow
Looking back over the games that I attended, the most memorable has to be the match between the Flagstaff Eagles and the Notre Dame Saints. The match went through five sets, with each team battling point-for-point to win.
Emma Rogers was this season’s starting setter for the Flagstaff Eagles.
The DII NAU Ice Jacks hit the road this weekend to face in-state rivals Arizona and Arizona State in consecutive nights.
The Flagstaff Eagles have had quite a journey for this 2014 volleyball season. The first time I saw them play I must admit I was very impressed. Now, I may have only seen them play three times, but that is enough to know that this team possesses a lot of talent.
Sydney Kemper and Payton Bock stand at the net ready for a ball to be served. Bock, who stands in front of Kemper, hit a total of 16 kills. Kemper had a total of 26 kills in their big defeat against Southern Utah.
The Northern Arizona University Volleyball team brought the heat in their game Saturday night against the Weber State Wildcats, in which NAU took the game in three matches: 32-30, 25-16, 25-16. By set three, the crowd was the most pumped they had been all night. The Lumberjacks forced the …
A game of kills and aces is all it took for the Lumberjacks to cruise through their victory against the Montana Grizzlies. Northern Arizona University’s volleyball team played at home against the Grizzlies on October 9, resulting in a three match win, only providing enough leniencies for the…
For senior, defense specialist, Hannah Hill, Saturday’s game against Weber State University was a great hi light for her senior career. Libero, Stacia Williams was out of the game due to being sick, in which Hill stepped up into her position and worked to keep up with Williams.
Northern Arizona University’s volleyball team played at home against the Montana Grizzlies on October 10, resulting in a three match win, only providing enough leniency for the Grizzlies to make self mistakes.
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