The Vulture Peak Eagles girls softball team completed a perfect season with a 17-2 win against Ruth Fisher for the White Tanks Conference championship. The record for the Eagles was 11-0 this season. Players contributing to the team were Jennifer Craig, Katie Cushman, Desiree Dominguez, Allie Mallory, Clare Peterson, Jeri Rainey, Sabrina Rollins, Samantha Rollins, Kylie Smid, Tonali Vigueria, Desaray Vonhagen, Megan Walters, Savanah Waters, Sadie White and Adlih Zavala.
The Town of Wickenburg Parks and Recreation Department will launch a new sports program for teenagers this summer.
Wickenburg Christian Academy’s Archery Club sent seven archers to the NASP National Tournament in Kentucky this month, with the help of local donors and fundraising efforts.
Each year, Wickenburg High School Head Football Coach Carson Miller and his staff host a free four-day “W” Camp for boys in grades fifth through eighth grades. As many as 28 youngsters participated last week, learning techniques and plays that will be used by the Wranglers in the fall. The camp was held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday of last week. In the top photo, Tyler Ness runs through a drill for potential running backs to quicken their footwork. Other potential Wrangler running backs watch in the background as they await their turn. Meanwhile, Tanner Brinkley (at right) participated in a separate drill for potential offensive linemen, deflecting a blocking pad supported by Assistant Coach Cameron Shaw.
Wickenburg High School Senior Seth Jarus, finished third in the triple jump and fourth in the long jump at the state Division III track and field championships a week ago. Then last Thursday, he kept the title he earned last year at the Luke Greenway Meet of Champions.
Wickenburg High School Head Football Coach Carson Miller watches some of his players run through play drills during spring practice earlier this month. The three-week session is set aside each spring to work on conditioning and drills without pads or helmets. The offense that went through drills one day last week shown here included (left to right) tackle Francisco Napoles, running back Jose Sanchez, quarterback Keilan James, guard Cole Watson, running back Hunter Hastings and guard Garrett Kennedy. Most of the 34 players on the tentative 2016 roster participated in spring football.