BENSON — In what was the final regular season game of the season for both teams, the Benson Bobcats knocked off the Willcox Cowboys Friday 7-3, clinching the 2A South regular-season championship.
BENSON — Two runs in the bottom half of the first inning was all that Benson would need Friday to beat the Willcox Cowgirls 2-0, clinching the 2A South softball region championship.
BENSON — The Benson Bobcats softball team brought home two more victories last week, defeating the Bisbee Pumas 24-2 and the San Manuel Miners 10-0 to put their overall record at 14-0.
BISBEE — The Benson Bobcats softball team improved its record to 13-0 Tuesday after thumping the Bisbee Pumas 24-2 at Bisbee High School.
BISBEE — The Benson Bobcats baseball team maintained their hold on first place in the 2A South after beating the Bisbee Pumas 12-2 Tuesday at the Warren Ballpark.
BENSON — Benson High School hosted its annual Coach Jerry Lee Track and Field Invitational on Saturday.
TOMBSTONE — Benson pitcher Kayla Sherman hurled a five-inning no-hitter at the Tombstone Yellow Jackets Wednesday in a 30-0 thumping in a 2A South regional game.
TOMBSTONE — Fifth-ranked Benson knocked off No. 1-ranked and previously unbeaten Tombstone 6-1 in a key 2A South baseball game Wednesday, snapping the Yellow Jackets’ eight-game winning streak.
BENSON —The Benson Bobcats softball team improved its season record to 6-0 overall, 4-0 in 2A South competition, with victories over the Tombstone Yellow Jackets and the Valley Union Blue Devils.
BENSON — The Benson Bobcats hosted the Tombstone Yellow Jackets in a baseball game that would decide which 2A South regional team would remain undefeated.
BENSON — Memories from as far back as she can remember are filled with the sights and sounds of the various athletic arenas she has competed in, including volleyball and basketball courts and softball fields. For Benson High School senior Emily Darwin, they are all part of the sports she lov…
SAN TAN VALLEY — County teams participated in the Division 4 boys wrestling state tournament on Tuesday and Wednesday at Poston Butte High School in San Tan Valley.
BENSON — The Bobcats boys basketball team was eliminated from the 2A State Tournament Saturday night after an 83-55 loss to San Tan Charter of Gilbert in Benson.
BENSON — The Benson High School girls basketball team was eliminated from the state tournament Wednesday by Scottsdale Christian Academy. The Bobcats lost by a score of 49-44.
BENSON — The Bobcats boys basketball team is moving to the quarterfinals of the 2A State Tournament. No. 4 Benson defeated No. 13 Gilbert Classical Academy 56-46 on Tuesday in Benson.
From competing in basketball to singing the national anthem at Benson Bobcats home games, Shaylin Taylor has always enjoyed sharing two of her talents before and during basketball competitions.
The Benson High School Spiritline teams returned from the state championship with not one but two state championship trophies.
COUNTY — Cochise County will be well represented in this year’s basketball state tournament, with five teams are in the mix, which began for the St. David Tigers on Friday, but starts for the Benson girls and boys teams as well as the Buena High School boys basketball this week.
Mia Claridge has been a Benson High School cheerleader for three years, this year being honored to serve as the team’s captain.
BENSON — The Benson High girls basketball team had its toughest test of the season Tuesday night, hosting Buena High. The 2A Bobcats defeated the 5A Colts 58-45 to improve to 11-1 on the season.
BENSON — The Bobcats wrestling team hosted Tombstone High School on Friday afternoon. Benson won all four of the matches while Tombstone’s wins came in the form of forfeits in weight classes that Benson didn’t have wrestlers in.
TOMBSTONE — The Benson Bobcats girls and boys basketball teams continued to prove why they are the top squads in the 2A South Region, with convincing wins at Tombstone High School on Tuesday.
BENSON — Basketball season may only be halfway through but Friday’s boys basketball game between Benson and Willcox had a playoff-like atmosphere.
BENSON — The Bobcats took down the Yellow Jackets Tuesday night to continue their winning ways.
BENSON — The Benson Bobcats wrestling team took on Mica Mountain Monday evening.
The Benson High School Spiritline teams went three for three this year with all of their competitive teams (All Girls Stunt, Show Cheer and Hip-Hop) earning their way to the state championships.
BENSON — The Bobcats couldn’t be stopped Wednesday night when they hosted the St. David Tigers. Both the Benson girls and boys basketball teams extended their winning steaks with wins over St. David.
People who know Benson High School junior Devin Bowling recognize him as a dedicated athlete who continually works hard to improve his skills. For Bowling, putting in that extra time to advance his athletic abilities is part of the enjoyment he gets from playing sports.
BENSON — The Benson wrestling team lost its home opener Wednesday afternoon to the Morenci Wildcats.
BENSON — The Bobcats girls and boys basketball teams earned their first wins of the season Tuesday night over the visiting Desert Christian Eagles.
PIMA — The Benson Bobcats basketball teams competed in their first games of the season against the Pima Roughriders on Friday.
COUNTY — The heads of high school athletes, coaches and fans are spinning after a whirlwind week and offseason for winter sports.
The honors that have been given to Benson High School senior Taylor Fenn are ones that any high school senior would be overwhelmed with pride to receive. But for Fenn, each new honor has her taking a step back to put everything into perspective, stay humble and thank those around her who hel…
GILBERT — Benson High’s football team advanced to the state championship game with a 34-27 win over Arizona Lutheran Academy Saturday night at Higley High School. The No. 1 Bobcats will take on the No. 3 Santa Cruz Valley Dust Devils.
GILBERT — Benson defeated Arizona Lutheran 34-27 Saturday night at Higley High School to advance to the state finals.
Benson High’s football team will play its first game of the 2020 state tournament Friday night in Gilbert. The No. 1 Bobcats will play No. 4 Arizona Lutheran Academy Coyotes at Higley High School.
BENSON — The Bobcats’ first-round football playoff game against Morenci scheduled for Friday has been canceled.
Brok Determan has always felt at home on the football field. From well before the time he can remember, sports have been a huge part of his life.
BENSON — The Benson Bobcats advanced to the first round of the state tournament with a 28-7 play-in victory over Pima High School.
BENSON — The Benson Bobcats advanced to the high school football 2A state tournament with a decisive 28-7 victory over the Pima Roughriders in Friday night's play-in game.
COUNTY — Benson High’s football team concluded its season with another win to move to 6-0 overall. St. David’s season ended Friday in the first round of the state playoffs.
PHOENIX — The Benson volleyball team traveled to McClintock High School in Tempe on Saturday to compete in the first round of the 2A state volleyball championships.
BENSON — In the annual battle for the Seney-Lohman Trophy, Benson came out on top for the eighth straight year over Willcox Friday night in Bobcat Country.
GILBERT — Cross-country runners from Benson, Bisbee, Buena, St. David and Tombstone who qualified for state traveled to Crossroads Park in Gilbert on Friday to compete in their final race of the season: the state championships.
BENSON — The Benson Bobcats remained undefeated on the season with a decisive 42-0 win over the visiting Willcox Cowboys Friday night.
BENSON — The Benson High School volleyball team advanced to the state tournament for the second consecutive year with a straight set win over Desert Heights Preparatory Academy Tuesday night.
Once again the Benson Bobcats were victorious Friday night to maintain their undefeated season. Willcox lost for the first time this season at the hands of the Morenci Wildcats.
COUNTY — Volleyball teams across the state are gearing up for the start of the postseason, which begins on Tuesday. Cochise County will be represented by seven teams.
TOMBSTONE — The Benson Bobcats earned their fifth win of the season Friday night while handing the Tombstone Yellow Jackets their fifth loss of the season.
TOMBSTONE — Benson had no issues in their 56-7 win over Tombstone Friday night.