Sports & Health
D-Backs Inter-Tribal Youth Baseball and Softball Tournament
By Sheila Begay, Dalton Walker, and Richie Corrales

Despite the triple-digit heat, Native American youth ages 9 to 19 gathered to compete in the 18th Annual Arizona Diamondbacks Inter-Tribal Youth Baseball and Softball Tournament, which took place June 8-11 at various locations around the Valley, including within the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community as well as at the Luis Gonzales (Tempe Beach Park) and Matt Mantei (Clark Park) baseball fields located in Tempe.

Arizona Football Star to Lead Salt River HS Football in 2016
Submitted by the Salt River Education Department
Kerry Taylor grew up playing football. His father was a nine-year veteran of the NFL, and his uncle John has been forever memorialized catching a Super Bowl touchdown pass from San Francisco 49ers Hall-of-Famer Joe Montana.
Phoenix Basketball Team Mascots Visit Summer Day Camp
By Deborah Stoneburner
Au-Authm Action News
On Friday, June 24, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Recreation Department held a Youth Summer Day Camp at the Community Building. The kids participating that day were treated to appearances by two special guests: the Phoenix Suns Gorilla and the Phoenix Mercury Scorch team mascots.
Free Program Will Guide You Through The First Steps To Making Lifestyle Changes
Submitted by Dr. Qingsong Xiao and SRPMIC Health and Human Services Department
Do you struggle with motivation to maintain your weight and improve your health? Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has invited E-Med Research Center to host a FREE program that will guide you through the first steps to making lifestyle changes that will physically and emotionally help you feel better. Get the support you need to continue staying on track with these positive changes. This program is specifically designed to help members of all ages in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.