Members of the Verde Valley School soccer team play a scrimmage match during practice on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Sedona, Arizona. The team features representation from 13 different countries. Its leading scorer is Pietro ‘Roberto’ Pirreca, who scored an impressive 24 goals in 11 regular season games. Pirreca is a native of Sicily, Italy, and played for the youth teams of Italian soccer club Palermo FC, which currently plays in Serie B, or the second division of Italian professional soccer.
Riah Durst vaults over an obstacle at the Jack Malmgren Sedona Skate Park on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Durst is one of a small group of locals who frequent the park, “It’s like our second home,” said Durst.
Sedona Red Rock High School sophomore Michael Lagorio, 9, is caught in a pickle between first and second base during a game against Williams High School on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Sedona, Arizona. Sedona beat Williams 12-5.
Sedona Red Rock High School quarterback Jake Brown fumbles the football as he is tackled by rival Camp Verde players during a game on Friday, Oct. 27. Sedona lost to their rivals 30 – 14 after a number of mistakes and failed conversions gave Camp Verde ample scoring opportunities.
Sedona Red Rock High School senior forward Winston Cox charges down the lane for a one-handed dunk as Camp Verde High School senior forward Ryan Loza, 34, ducks out of the way. Sedona won 70-49 in the Central Region tournament semifinal game on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2018 in Sedona, Arizona.
Sedona Red Rock High School Freshman Andrew Tate dives into the pool during the opening meet of the season at the Sedona Community Pool on Thursday, Aug. 31. Tate was swimming his leg of the 400-yard freestyle relay against Chandler Preparatory Academy.
Kalamazoo Central players celebrate after beating East Lansing in the regional final game at Sturgis High School in Sturgis, Mich., Thursday, March 9, 2017. Kalamazoo Central defeated East Lansing 67-59.
Jennifer Musil reacts as she runs down a set of stairs during the Sedona Stumble 5-Mile Trail Race at Sedona Posse Grounds Park on Saturday, April 14, 2018. More than 90 runners competed in the second annual event on a course featuring a variety of single track and rock obstacles.
David Bierman is drenched by a waiting crowd, including his friend Derek Taaca in a T-Rex suit, while crossing the finish line of the Sedona Bike and Brew Mountain Bike Race on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. The race is the only official mountain bike race event taking place in or around Sedona.
Two students dressed in T-Rex costumes stand next to Sedona Girl’s Assistant Basketball Coach Kirk Westervelt during the National Anthem on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. The students were dressed in the suits as part of the school’s cancer awareness game.
A pole vaulter comes up short, knocking off the bar. The Division 1 regional track and field meet was hosted at Loy Norrix on Friday, May 19, 2017. (Jake Green | MLive.com)
Cubs player Jason Heyward breaks his bat on a ball during the second inning of Friday nights game between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers.
Western Dance Project member Alyssa Boone spins during practice at Western Michigan University on February 29, 2017.
The Division 1 regional track and field meet was hosted at Loy Norrix on Friday, May 19, 2017. (Jake Green | MLive.com)
Mendon’s Skyler Crespo takes his opponent down during a match at the Bill Evans Invite at Battle Creek Central High School on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Crespo won the match to take first in the tournament.