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Army vet and paralympic cyclist Shawn Cheshire sets women's rim-to-rim-to-rim record — without seeing a single step

Anyone who has ever wandered even a mile down Bright Angel or South Kaibab trail can attest to the fact that going down is a lot easier than coming back up. Now, imagine you’re blind.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon Phantoms lose to Camp Verde 5-0

The Grand Canyon Phantoms dropped a game to the Camp Verde Cowboys Sept. 20.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon youth baseball teams still going strong

The Grand Canyon Youth Baseball group is looking to finish its first season strong as the kids learn more fundamentals of the game.

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Photo highlights: Phantoms score 6-0 victory over Leading Edge Academy

The Grand Canyon Phantoms scored an impressive 6-0 victory over Leading Edge Academy at home Sept. 15.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon Phantoms volleyball prepares for the season

The Grand Canyon Phantoms volleyball team practices in preparation for the upcoming season, which begins Sept. 8.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon Phantoms soccer teams set to kick off the season

The Phantoms middle school and high school soccer teams began practice Aug. 6.

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Grand Canyon youth get a taste of baseball during weekly game nights

The pop of baseballs hitting metal bats of the excited cheers of youngsters returned to the Grand Canyon Aug. 7 as the Rec Center teamed up with Kaibab Learning Center to provide youth baseball nights Tuesdays and Wednesdays through September.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon kids take a lesson at British Soccer Camp

Grand Canyon youth participated in Challenger British Soccer Camp June 4-8 at the school soccer field.

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Hualapai Nation allows camping permits for river runners

On June 1, the Hualapai Nation Game and Fish Department issued a public notice about camping on Hualapai land along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon.

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Max Hurndon, 12, completes second Grand Canyon kayak transit in 10 days

Twelve-year-old Max Hurndon has just completed his second do-it-yourself paddle of the Grand Canyon, Lee’s Ferry to Pearce Ferry.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon Phantoms compete at state track meet

Grand Canyon student athletes competed in the state track meet in Mesa May 5.

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Guest column: NAU professor hangs by her fingertips near Havasu Falls

Northern Arizona University professor Jean Balestrery had waited years to finally make the 20-mile round-trip hike to Havasupai Waterfalls in the Grand Canyon.

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Phantoms track and field athletes qualify for state meet in Mesa

The Grand Canyon Phantoms have had a busy season as they continue on their quest to qualify for the state track meet in May.

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Photo highlights: Phantoms track and field competes at Joseph City March 30

The Grand Canyon Phantoms track and field team competed at the Joseph City high school track meet March 30.

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Williams AYSO soccer sign-ups begin

Youth ages four to 18 are encouraged to sign up for the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) season that runs from June 17 to early August 26.

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Photo highlights: Grand Canyon Phantoms compete at Skydome Classic March 3

The Phantoms track and field team competed for the first time this season at the NPA Skydome Classic in Flagstaff March 3.

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Phantoms finish season, celebrate progress

The Phantoms were unable to take a spot in the state tournament this year, but head coach David Perkins is happy with the improvements made by both the team and individuals throughout the season.

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Lady Phantoms bow out of state tournament after loss to Baboquivari

Team finishes season with a 19-6 record, will say goodbye to three seniors

The Lady Phantoms’ season ended Feb. 16 with a 63-45 loss to 4th-ranked Baboquivari in the first round of the state tournament.

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Phantoms teams split games, record losses to Mogollon, wins over Mayer

The Phantoms split their last two games, losing to rival Mogollon and picking up wins against Mayer.

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Phantoms persevere: ‘the best basketball we have played in two years’

January has been a month of tough losses and encouraging wins for the Phantoms, and head coach David Perkins said he is proud of the way the team is playing no matter what the scoreboard says.

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Lady Phantoms roll despite second loss of the season, beat rival Cibecue

As the season winds down, the Lady Phantoms are ramping up for another post-season run, going 5-1 over their last six games.

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Lady Phantoms go on scoring frenzy in runaway win over Mayer

The Lady Phantoms chalked up another runaway win Jan. 6, defeating the Mayer Wildcats 54-31 at home.

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Phantoms thump Mayer Wildcats

The Phantoms jumped out to a 10-point lead and never looked back, defeating the Mayer Wildcats 58-27 at Grand Canyon Jan. 6.

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Turnovers sink Phantoms in losses to Mogollon, Joseph City

The Phantoms lost a competitive game, 48-38, to 1A Central region rival Mogollon Dec. 15 in Heber, Arizona.

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Lady Phantoms lose close game to Mogollon, trounce Joseph City

The Lady Phantoms’ undefeated streak came to an end Dec. 15 as they lost a close game 60-55 to 1A Central rival Mogollon in Heber, Arizona.

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