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Camp Verde High School’s volleyball team opened its season with a 3-0 loss on the road at Anthem Preparatory Academy on Thursday, Aug. 31.
The Cowboys [0-1] played strong in the first two sets, despite dropping both, before a rough final set ended it.
It took a little while for the Camp Verde High School girls soccer team to shake off its long bus ride to Holbrook High School but eventually pulled away for a 5-1 win on Thursday, Aug. 31.
The Cowboys [1-0] scored first through Jocelyn Fitzgerald, but later allowed the Roadrunners to even the game up. From there though, it was all Cowboys.
Early in the first quarter of the annual Bronze Boot Game, Camp Verde High School’s football team converted a turnover into seven points.
However the Cowboys failed to execute in red zone opportunities down the stretch, falling 21-14 to the visiting Chino Valley High School Cougars on Friday, Aug. 25.
Camp Verde High School boys soccer head coach David Miller typically carries a yellow sheet of paper with the current season’s team written on it.
After the 2016 campaign ended in a 2-1 state semifinal loss to four-time defending champion and rival Chino Valley High School, he planned out the coming year’s team on the bus ride home.
What he saw was a 2016 group that was graduating 11 seniors.
But Miller, in his 25th year with the program, believes his team is no less capable of contending for a state title in 2017.