The 12th annual Sedona Marathon Event was more than just a simple story of 3,090 people running between five kilometers and 26.2 miles.

Some dressed up in funny outfits, each of the 10 aid stations had a certain theme and one participant even ran barefoot.

With one hand already on the 2A Central Section title after its win at Northland Preparatory Academy on Jan. 31, the Sedona Red Rock High School boys basketball team had a chance to grasp it on Feb. 3.

The Scorpions [19-9, 5-3 2A Central] hosted the Glendale Preparatory Academy Griffins on senior night with the title on the line, a perfect setup for a memorable night for seniors Randy Rodriguez, Walker Cox, Dawson Stevenson and Chas Rescigno.

The Sedona Red Rock High School boys soccer team’s 2016-17 season has come to an end.

The No. 8 seed Scorpions fell 9-0 to No. 9 seed Yuma Catholic High School in the first round of the Arizona Interscholastic Association State Championship’s Division 3A tournament on Feb. 3 at Red Mountain Park in Mesa.

The night of Feb. 3, was a milestone for the Sedona Red Rock High School girls basketball team’s 2016-17 season.

It hosted senior night, honoring a duo of senior forwards, Sophia Perry and Hannah Ringel, but also officially captured the 2A Central Section’s automatic bid to the 2017 Arizona Interscholastic Association Championships and a first-round bye.

Village of Oak Creek resident Larry Lineberry has given a lot to the tennis community in Sedona and the Northern Arizona area at large.

Now the U.S. Tennis Association Southwest Section community has given him something in return: He was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the USTA Southwest Section at a ceremony held on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Scottsdale Plaza Resort.

A record number of runners participated in the 12th annual Sedona Marathon Event on Saturday Feb. 4, according to organizers.

Some 3,093 participants ran either the 5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon distances, said Jennifer Wesselhoff, president and CEO of the Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau, which handles the event.

Sedona Mayor Sandy Moriarty blew the horn to set off the 243 marathon runners at 9 a.m.

An instructional mountain biking clinic, hosted by Lee Likes Bikes Mountain Bike School in conjunction with the Sedona Parks and Recreation Department, was held at Posse Grounds Park on Monday, Jan. 30.

Being that the three participants were of a novice level, the half-day clinic focused on balance and positioning on the bicycle as well as the fundamentals of braking and pumping.

For the third consecutive season, the Sedona Red Rock High School boys soccer team has qualified for the Arizona Interscholastic Association State Championship.

The Scorpions [9-3, 2-1 3A Region 1] enter the tournament as the No. 8 seed, and will take on No. 9 seed Yuma Catholic High School. Kick off is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 at Red Mountain Park in Mesa.