Casey Folks, Best in the Desert Racing Association leader and the ultimate organizer of off-road events in Nevada, passed away on Jan. 12. According to Best in the Desert, the organization he founded, Folks suffered a massive stroke on the morning of Jan. 7 in Parker, Arizona.
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The Lady Trojans basketball team edged Boulder City in the final seconds of the road game 27-26 in a non-league win.
Some runners have the “right stuff” and what it takes to be long distance runners. Trojans runner Bryce Odegard is one of those runners.
Gary J. Miller is a senior Pahrump weightlifter who has 48 world records at that level and for his age group. At the end of November, he set some of those records at the age of 65. He competes in the 146-pound division.
It’s Friday, there is one day left of shopping before Santa’s big day and you don’t have that present for the golfer in the family. Of course, there is always driving into Las Vegas and braving the traffic with all the other shoppers that don’t have a clue of what to buy. Or, you can simply drive out to the Mountain Falls pro shop for that golfer.
I never thought I would say this, but a Dallas Cowboys player epitomized the Christmas spirit when he jumped into a Salvation Army kettle.
James Taylor is the newest assistant boys basketball coach with the Trojans this year. The 29-year-old came to Pahrump from his home state of Utah to continue coaching.
TONOPAH- Tanner Otteson has been honored with an invitation to play in the 2017 13th Annual Max Emfinger All-American Game in Hammond, Louisiana, which is the oldest all-American game in the country.
Trojans wrestling coach Craig Rieger had an early Christmas present from his team as the team secured two conference wins before the holiday break. Pahrump (4-6 overall, 2-0 Sunset League) beat Sunrise Mountain 60-10, and Western 58-15 on Dec. 13.
The Lady Trojans basketball team head into the winter break on a downer as they lost three tough, close games in a row at the Bulldog Tournament over the weekend.
I was watching some dogs being dogs, running through a field while I rode my bike. These same two dogs would get up from their nap and we would race to the end of the fence. Sometimes I would win and other times they would win. I think it just depended on what they were doing when I interrupted them.
The Christmas season is in full swing and Pahrump shoppers are looking for that special gift under the tree. If that gift is a bike, then see professional racer and bike tester Mark Tucsnak.
For Robby Revert, growing up in a small town his whole life has meant that he has had an extended family.
The Lady Hornets are off to a great start during preseason with a 5-2 record.
Beatty boys basketball went 3-2 at the Snake Pit Basketball Tournament at Beaver Dam last weekend.
Domonique Maloy Clinic
The Trojans built up a 20-point lead in the third quarter and held on for the win 70-66 in Boulder City on Wednesday in non-league action.
The Lady Trojans won one and lost one, but oh what a win it was on Monday night. The Trojans defense shut down Bonanza for a 47-17 win in a non-league game.
Trojans grapplers went to one of the toughest duals of the year at Spring Valley on Saturday. Although they didn’t win a match, going 0-4, the team showed some promise.
Eight talented young students from Rosemary Clarke’s robotic team won honors at a Las Vegas robotic competion on Dec. 3.
It’s probably the first time this has happened in a long time at the Pahrump Valley Speedway, where father and son have won championships during the same season. Chad Broadhead is a wealth of information, but he recently went to the hospital and is recovering nicely so the PVT asked the next best source, racer Robert Pearson, who has been at the track for some 15 seasons.
The Beatty boys basketball team won their first game against Trona 46-43 behind the scoring of Jacob Oseguera (17 points) and Robby Revert (16 points).
The Trojans wrestling team traveled to the Boulder City Duals on Saturday and went 2-2 getting much-needed experience. Trojans wrestling coach Craig Rieger said he and his coaches hope to build on the team’s youth this year.