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.
The Coconino Panthers lost to Seton Catholic earlier today in Chandler Arizona.
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.
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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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 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.