BENSON — Competing in track and field is definitely a ‘family thing’ for Pima Community College sophomore Adrian Teso.

BENSON — Being a part of the Benson High School teaching and coaching staff was a goal for Chris Taylor ever since he graduated from Benson. And now as a Benson Public Schools faculty member, Taylor has accomplished yet another of his goals — being selected as the new Benson High School Athl…

When Coach Tot Workman, a member of the ‘National Coaches Hall of Fame’ and the ‘Arizona Coaches Hall of Fame’ for both football and track & field and the Arizona Coaches Association, learned that four athletes from the St. David girls’ basketball team would be honored by the Arizona Coa…

BENSON — After a San Pedro Valley Little League (SPVLL) coach tested positive for coronavirus, the affected team will remain in “non-practice status” until further notice, according to SVPLL Board President Robert Guzamn.

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D’Ondre Villalobos – Benson High School BaseballD’Ondre Villalobos is a Benson High School senior who has been a member of the of the Bobcat varsity baseball team for 4 years.

Nhaya Paden – Benson High School Track & Field Nhaya Paden, a senior member of the Bobcats varsity track & field team, moved to Benson with her family at the start of her junior year.

Leticia ‘Letty’ Lopez, Benson High School softballLeticia ‘Letty’ Lopez, a senior member of the Ladycats softball team, is excited for what the future holds for her but is very grateful for the impact high school athletics and softball have had in her life.

Here is a roundup of Benson High School sports for the previous week. On Monday, high school athletics were suspended until at least March 30.

Team chemistry and a strong amount of talent are the two areas that Benson softball coach Brittany Batten is very excited about going into the 2020 season.

For the second straight year, the top seeded Cochise College Apaches, winners of the ACCAC regular season championship, had their season come to an end in front of the hometown fans by a fourth seeded team in the Region 1 semifinals.

TUCSON — Benson High School baseball opened their season by participating in the Cowboy Up baseball tournament, hosted by Sabino High School, this past weekend.

BENSON — Although the Benson Ladycats had previously defeated the Morenci Wildcats three time in earlier season action, the fourth game proved to be the downfall for Benson — losing to Morenci at home on Tuesday, Feb. 18 in the final game of the state championship play-in tournament 62-58.

SAN PEDRO VALLEY — Dust off the chairs, grab the sunflower seeds and break out the sunscreen, prep spring sports are underway.

PRESCOTT — Clayson Goodwin captured a fourth consecutive state wrestling championship and Clayton Sherman also earned a state title to lead a handful of Bobcats grapplers in the state tournament.

ST. DAVID — The St. David Tigers girls basketball team showed why they are in first place in the 1A state ranking on Friday, defeating Mohave Accelerated 72-16 in front of the Tigers’ home court fans in the regional tournament.

The St. David Tigers went into overtime against the visiting NFL YET College Prep Academy Eagles on Friday, Feb. 14 in the regional tournament but came up short 79-77 for their final game of the 2019-20 season.

REGION — With the 2019-2020 basketball regular season all wrapped up, the Benson and St. David high school’s girls and boys teams have their eyes on the playoffs.

ST. DAVID — The perfect season was ruined Tuesday night as the St. David High School girls basketball team lost their first game of the 2019-2020 campaign in Pima.

BENSON — Benson High School’s boys basketball team’s offense couldn’t be disrupted in their 55-37 win over Tombstone on Friday.

TOMBSTONE — The Benson High School girls basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak Friday night with a 52-20 win over visiting Tombstone High School.

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ST. DAVID — A strong second half stand propelled the St. David High School boys basketball team to victory Friday night against Tohono O’Odham. The Tigers won their sixth consecutive game of the season by a score of 79-68.

BENSON — The Benson High School girls basketball team had two tough games last week as they lost to St. David and Thatcher high schools.

ST. DAVID — The St. David Tigers girls basketball team proved too tough to stop once again with a 62-14 win over Tohono O’Odham at home on Friday night.

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PINETOP — The Benson High School boys basketball team started the new year in northern Arizona competing in the 2020 White Mountain Holiday Classic, a 2A and 3A tournament hosted by Blue Ridge high School.


BENSON — The Benson Bobcats will open the New Year in the high country.


BENSON — The Benson ladies will be tested early upon return from the holiday break, hosting St. David in a non-league game on Tuesday [Jan. 7], followed by a region game with Jan. 9 at Thatcher. Each game tips at 5:30 p.m.


ST. DAVID — The Tigers will have ample court time to prepare for region play upon return from the holiday break.


ST. DAVID — The St. David ladies, emerging as one of the top girls’ hoops teams in 1A, will look to turn up the heat when they resume prep basketball play following the holiday break.

BENSON — Coach Robert Bristow and the Benson Ladies had hoped to go into the holiday break off a third straight league win.

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