Sports & Recreation

51st Annual Southwest Men’s Baseball Tournament

  By Tasha Silverhorn
  Au-Authm Action News

The 51st Annual Southwest Men’s Baseball Tournament brought 23 Native American baseball teams from across Arizona to the Salt River Baseball Field from Wednesday, July 31 to Saturday, August 3.


Schimmel Sisters Honored at NABI Tournament

  By Sheila Begay
  Au-Authm Action News

Shoni and Jude Schimmel, members of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla in Eastern Oregon and both players on the NCAA Louisville Cardinals, are known as the first Native Americans to play in an NCAA women’s basketball division I championship game.



  By Dustin Hughes
  Au-Authm Action News

Early in the morning on July 17, the temperature in Phoenix already had reached 92 degrees with ease, promising Valley residents another 100-plus-degree day. While most of the people in the sun-bathed city were just beginning their day, the 2013 Native American Basketball Invitational (NABI) Tournament kicked off its first round of games at seven different gyms in Phoenix and Scottsdale.