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A look back at the original Ariz. counties - m.yumasun.com
Local folks often joke about being overshadowed by "the great state" of Maricopa County. Historians remind us, however, that back in the old days, Yuma County led the pack as one of Arizona's four original counties. Back when the state was still a ...
Hurley takes a 2-shot lead at CIMB Classic - m.yumasun.com
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Billy Hurley III fired a 67 Friday to take a two-shot lead after two rounds of the CIMB Classic at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. Hurley had six birdies in his first nine holes to charge to the lead and finished the ...
In the Nevada desert, a team elevates a town - m.yumasun.com
ALAMO, Nev. (AP) — Life follows a familiar pattern in this impossibly green valley straddling a two-lane highway in the middle of the Nevada desert. Locals get in their pickup trucks on weekday mornings and make the hour and a half drive down U.S. 93 to ...
Inbee Park take 3-shot lead in LPGA Taiwan - m.yumasun.com
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Inbee Park shot a 10-under 62 on Friday to open a three-stroke lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship, her first event since regaining the No. 1 spot in the world Monday. The South Korean star played the first eight holes in 6 under ...
Colsaerts builds 1-shot lead at BMW Masters - m.yumasun.com
SHANGHAI (AP) — Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium made nine birdies on a soft course at Lake Malaren for an 8-under 64 and a one-shot lead over Alexander Levy of France going into the weekend of the BMW Masters. Colsaerts has gone 75 tournaments worldwide ...
Clippers hold off Thunder 93-90 in opener - m.yumasun.com
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 23 points, making two free throws with five seconds left, Chris Paul added 22 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90 in their season opener on Thursday night to usher in a new era under ...
Daniel Sedin's OT goal lifts Canucks over Montreal - m.yumasun.com
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Daniel Sedin scored a power-play goal 2:45 into overtime, off an assist from twin brother Henrik, and the Vancouver Canucks bounced back from a blown lead and beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Thursday night.
Swimmers looking to get state times at Colorado River Invitational - m.yumasun.com
Maybe this is the year the Gila Ridge boys swimming team finally takes down Lake Havasu in the Colorado River Invitational. The two teams have had close meetings this year – the Hawks barely beat the Knights at the CrimSwim – and Gila Ridge will get ...
Two vie for AWC governing board seat - THE YUMA SUN
Two candidates are vying for an open spot on the Arizona Western College governing board in the upcoming Nov. 4 general election in hopes of representing District 3. Competing for the position is the incumbent Dennis Booth and Charles “Charlie” Balch.
Knicks spoil James' homecoming, 95-90 - m.yumasun.com
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night. James, who returned to ...
Nowitzki, Mavs top Jazz 120-102 in home opener - m.yumasun.com
DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks celebrated the return of two key pieces from the franchise's only championship team in a 120-102 victory over the Utah Jazz in their home opener Thursday night. Tyson Chandler, the ...
Danielle Kang has another hole-in-one - m.yumasun.com
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Another week. Another ace. Another car. Danielle Kang made her second hole-in-one in eight days Friday, acing the 158-yard 17th hole with a 7-iron in the second round of the LPGA Taiwan Championship. She was awarded an Audi A6 T2.0.
Sharp, Hossa lead Blackhawks to win over Senators - THE YUMA SUN
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Chicago Blackhawks' 5-4 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators, reaching two milestones in the city in which he started his NHL career back in 1997. Patrick Sharp scored the only goal of ...
LeBron brings Cleveland together in new commercial - THE YUMA SUN
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James huddles with teammates before each game, pulling them close to deliver a message. In a new TV commercial, James does the same to bring an entire city together. To celebrate James' homecoming in Cleveland, Nike launched a ...
Wall's layup helps Wizards hold off Magic, 105-98 - m.yumasun.com
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — John Wall had 30 points and 12 assists, and the Washington Wizards held off a late surge to beat the Orlando Magic 105-98 on Thursday night. Marcin Gortat added 20 points and 12 rebounds. All five starters scored in double figures as ...