Click here to read our Athlete Q&A, this week with Mingus Union High School volleyball player Kaitlyn Card.
The Mingus Union High School girls golf team had its first match close to home when it took on Prescott High School, along with three players from Page High School and one from Coconino High School.
The all-freshmen team of Marauders beat the Badgers at Oakcreek Country Club on Monday, Sept. 25, with Kaila Bowers finishing in the top spot individually. It was a rematch from Sept. 20 at Antelope Hills.
Mingus Union High School’s football team had a two-game winning streak going into its homecoming game against winless Bradshaw Mountain High School.
The visiting Bears [1-5, 1-1], the only team to defeat the Marauders [2-4, 2-1] in Grand Canyon Region play last season, ended that streak in a 45-16 rout.
More than any on-court changes or improvements from the last time Mingus Union High School volleyball faced off with Grand Canyon Region rival Bradshaw Mountain High School, desire and mental toughness played a big part in the match on Tuesday, Sept. 19.
It translated into a 3-1 [25-5, 25-19, 23-25, 25-19] victory for the Marauders [2-5, 1-3]. It also marked their first region win of the season. The first time around, on Aug. 29, they were leading 2-0 before falling 3-2 to the Bears.
Mingus Union High School’s volleyball team took on the No. 7-ranked Coconino High School Panthers in a Grand Canyon Region contest on Monday, Sept. 25, losing 1-3 [19-25, 25-23, 12-25, 14-25].
The Marauders faced off with the state’s leader in kills in senior outside hitter Dana Parker, who is committed to play beach volleyball at the University of Arizona.
Mingus Union High School’s football team pitched a shutout in its Grand Canyon Region opener against Lee Williams High School, winning 38-0 on Friday, Sept. 15.
The Marauders [1-3, 1-0], led by junior running back Alex Nelson’s five touchdowns, picked up their first win of the season, right when things begin to matter most. But more than the offensive output, it was the run-stopping defense that was satisfying.