It might not have been pretty, but it was good enough for the Pahrump Valley High School girls basketball team.
Through three games at the Las Vegas Invitational, the Pahrump Valley boys basketball team had not needed a clutch performance. But after winning by 27, losing by 22 and losing by 31, the Trojans found themselves in an overtime dogfight with Nuview Bridge.
Perhaps the bleakest point of the Pahrump Valley girls basketball team’s season was quickly followed by some of its best moments.
Back in 1992, when Bill Clinton was running for president, he was fond of telling voters, “When you buy one, you get two,” in reference to his wife, who is at least as smart as he is, if not as politically astute.
For 16 minutes Wednesday, the Pahrump Valley boys basketball team played as if it had yet to recover from over-celebrating New Year’s Eve, managing just 5 second-quarter points and going into halftime, trailing a 1-10 Mountain View Christian team, 19-14.
When Matt Duryea tells people he participates in curling, he says he gets one of two responses.
Bob Hopkins is hardly a shrinking violet. The Pahrump Valley girls basketball coach is usually a bundle of energy on the sidelines, making sure his players know exactly what he wants done and giving everyone within earshot a basketball education in the process.
Once exotic and branded as a troubling development by some, girls wrestling in high school becomes more mainstream each year.
The fourth annual Ruby Cup benefiting Nevada Donor Network, open to skiers and snowboarders of all ages and ability levels, will be held Jan. 12 at Lee Canyon.
Senior lineman Zach Trieb’s selection to the Nevada Preps all-state second team in football highlighted the recognition of Pahrump Valley High School athletes for the fall season.