Click here to read the latest Athlete Q&A, this week with Camp Verde High School sophomore Tanna Decker.
After seeing initial changes to the Conference 2A Central Region, in which Sedona Red Rock High School and Camp Verde High School compete, there was a drastic remodeling following the appeals process.
Balancing the equity in travel demands from schools within the metro Phoenix area and the rural schools was the main reason for the makeover.
The Camp Verde High School girls basketball team outran the Mayer High School Bobcats early and often en route to a 46-17 season debut victory on Tuesday, Nov. 21.
The Cowboys [1-0], sporting new uniforms, sentenced the game early, going up 19-3 after the first quarter and 32-6 at halftime. Despite the heavy margin of victory, there is much to be worked on.
As an athlete, there are few feelings worse than getting blown out in a game or a race.
I played water polo at the NCAA Division III level, and since there are few men’s water polo teams in the NCAA, I played against Division I teams like UCLA and USC on multiple occasions. We lost by more than 10 goals every time, the result decided before halftime.
I cannot recall a single time in high school that a team I was on lost a game by more than 10 goals. Covering Verde Valley sports for nearly a year now, I have paid witness to blowouts on a handful of occasions.