Cindy Yoon had a hole-in-one Saturday, Feb. 3, at Lakeview Executive Golf Course. Yoon’s shot, which came on the 100-yard, 14th hole, was witnessed by Gerard Slamko.
By next week, this space will be filled by something other than sports, for the simple reason that there is news happening. Sports, not so much. But when and if there is something to report, even if it’s just further cancellations and postponements, we will, of course, get that information in the paper and on our website.
In what might have been the last competitive event held in Pahrump before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down sports, Dennis Andersen and Mike Norton of Pahrump won first place in the Silver State Chili Cook-Off Horseshoes Tournament on March 14 at Petrack Park.
The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, still hoping to conduct competition during the spring season, has been putting together contingency plans based on schools opening May 1, the day after Gov. Steve Sisolak’s most recent “Stay at Home” order expires.
College sports recruiting is not what it used to be, but it worked out well for Tonopah High School senior Dillan Otteson, who found a football home via the internet.
The first word of the long-awaited email told Paris Coleman everything she needed to know.
Before the schools were closed, spring sports were shut down, first by Pahrump Valley High School, then by the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association.
Shutting down professional and collegiate sports because of the COVID-19 pandemic left enormous holes in television programming, and not just on networks devoted to sports.
With schools being closed for an undetermined period of time, the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association is making plans for how to handle spring sports should they reopen with enough time left for competition.
All high school athletes hope for a special senior year, the culmination of four years of practicing, training and competing ideally leads to some great memories before the next chapter begins.
This is not a column about the coronavirus.