As the regular season starts to head into the final month, the Northern Arizona Suns began a stretch of games against the best teams in the D-League with a 117-113 win against the first-place Los Angeles Defenders (28-10) in front of nearly 2,000 fans at the Prescott Valley Event Center on Sunday afternoon. Video by Torrence Dunham/PrescottValleyeNews.com
The Northern Arizona Suns took down the defending D-League Champion Sioux Falls Skyforce 98-89 on Sunday afternoon at the Prescott Valley Event Center pushing their record to 5-1 and remaining un-beaten at home so far this season.
The day basketball fans in the quad cities were waiting for finally came on Saturday night as the Northern Arizona Suns opened their inaugural season with a 122-107 victory over the Iowa Energy at the Prescott Valley Event Center. Correspondent, Torrence Dunham has the story for PrescottValleyeNews.com .
After three postseason appearances, the 2016 Bears squad takes the field with a less experienced group. Through hard work, the Bears are looking to grow the young team and enter the postseason for a fourth straight year. Freelance Daily Courier Sports Reporter Torrence Dunham has the story. Video in 4K where available.
The Diamondbacks are chalk-full of former D-backs players this spring helping the current team reach their goal. Cronkite News reporter Torrence Dunham talked with former Diamondbacks second baseman Orlando Hudson on Wednesday as he gets the opportunity to return to his old team and coach the young Diamondbacks infield.
After spending most of his minor league career as a catcher, Peter O’Brien was called up to the Diamondbacks last year as an outfielder. This spring, he continues to work on his outfield skills. While there have been some rough spots in the development, manager Chip Hale believes O’Brien can improve at the position and has been impressed with O’Brien’s arm and accuracy. Cronkite News reporter Torrence Dunham caught up with Peter O’Brien at Diamondbacks camp on Friday to talk about learning the outfield.
Spring Training games are in full swing here in the valley of the sun. Since the weather is so nice, fans bring out blankets to sit on the grass to enjoy the old ballgame. Cronkite News reporter Torrence Dunham talked to fans about deciding to take in the game from the grass and also the benefits of having complementary sunscreen just steps away.
Nicknames have been a part of the Diamondbacks past since the beginning with names such as The Big Unit, O-Dog and Gonzo. This tradition continues as Cronkite Sports Reporter Torrence Dunham caught up with David Peralta and Welington Castillo to find out the origin of their nicknames.
Anthony and Zahid Valencia are two brothers from Bellflower,California. The two were some of the best high school wrestlers the state of California had ever seen. Now, both have decided to attend Arizona State to wrestle. Cronkite Sports Reporter Torrence Dunham has the story. (Package aired on Fox Sports Arizona
Arm and elbow injuries are a problem facing many pitchers in the game of baseball today. The pressure to perform at the highest level has pushed some pitchers to train year long. However, some believe this could have long lasting effects. Cronkite News reporter Torrence Dunham has the story.
Below is a series of packages I did while reporting at the 2015 Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles, California that was posted on the Game’s official Youtube page.