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D-Backs’ six-game holiday packs on sale

D-backs holiday packs are on sale and include six regular season home games and start at $78, depending on opponent, game date and seating location. D-backs gift cards can be used to purchase tickets, Team Shop merchandise and concessions. Both the holiday pack and gift cards are available online at www.dbacks.com/holiday.

Also, the D-backs Baseball Academy will host a Black Friday youth baseball camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Chase Field. The camp costs $100 and is open to girls and boys ages 6-14 and includes a boxed lunch from Subway Restaurants, T-shirt, hat and free ticket to a 2015 D-backs home game. The one-day camp features instruction from D-backs Baseball Academy coaches focusing on throwing, catching, infield, outfield and baserunning.

In addition to the youth camp, there are a limited amount of spots remaining for the 10th annual D-backs Fantasy Camp, which will be held Jan. 11-17 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Fantasy Camp offers six days and nights as a Major League Baseball player that includes hotel and transportation accommodations, big league clubhouse service and training staff, daily “bull sessions” with D-backs alumni, a personalized authentic D-backs uniform, breakfast and lunch daily, an awards banquet and a camp reunion party at a 2015 D-backs home game. Fantasy Camp also includes guest appearances from former D-backs All-Stars such as Luis Gonzalez, Steve Finley and Mark Grace.

For more information and to register for both the Fantasy Camp and Black Friday Youth Camp, visit www.dbacks.com/academy.

Local soccer club wins tourney title

The Phoenix Brazas Soccer Club U12 boys team won the Liberty Division of the Mesa Soccer Club Patriot’s Cup tournament held Nov. 7-9.

The team played four games and were undefeated, shutting out all of its opponents until the last few minutes of the championship game against the Kingman Red Racers.

The team, coached by Kaue Martins, won its first three matches by a combined score of 22-0 before beating the Red Racers 2-1 in the championship.

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