Sports & Recreation
  17th Annual D-backs Inter-Tribal Youth Baseball & Softball Tournament
  By June Shorthair
  Au-Authm Action News
  The summer of 2015 was a time for Native American youth to compete and have fun participating in the 17th Annual D-backs Inter-Tribal Youth Baseball & Softball Tournament, which took place June 17 to 20 at various locations within the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC), as well as at the Luis Gonzales and Matt Mantei baseball fields located in Tempe, Arizona.
  Ba’ag Wrestling Team Places Third in 14th Annual Lori Piestewa Games
  By Sheila Begay
  Au-Authm Action News
  From June 26 to 28, the 14th annual University of Phoenix Lori Piestewa National Native American Games brought together many Native American communities from across the nation for three days of athletic competition in an Olympics-style atmosphere. Wrestling, basketball, volleyball, baseball, track and field, cross country and softball were among the sports competitions that were staged at various venues within the Fort McDowell, Salt River and Fountain Hills communities.
  Leaving Your Child in an Unattended Vehicle is Dangerous
  By Sheila Begay
  Au-Authm Action News
  Currently, only 19 states in the nation have laws that make it illegal to leave a child unattended in a vehicle. With temperatures in the 100s here in the Valley, leaving your child in an unattended vehicle—whether the vehicle is running or not—could be very dangerous, even deadly. The child’s safety should be your No. 1 concern.
  Drowning: The “Silent Killer” Reduce the Risk – Put Water Safety First
  SRPMIC Department of Health and Human Services
  Au-Authm Action News
  A swimming pool can be a great source of family fun and fitness. But it is important to make safety a priority to protect children and others in and around the water. Some of the most effective ways to prevent drowning include four-sided fencing, swimming lessons, life jackets and supervision/lifeguarding. Knowing CPR can also possibly save a life. For best protection, combine several safety measures to most effectively reduce drowning risk.