Pahranagat Valley has been a perennial leader in state titles for the last 20 years. Its teams have won so many Division 4 titles that other schools seek to copy them. Just in football alone they have won six straight titles in a row and they have won 16 state titles since 1978. They have 14 state titles in boys basketball since 1950 and 15 state titles in girls volleyball since 1985.
In nearly two full days of wrestling last Friday and Saturday (Feb 14-15), the Trojans varsity wrestlers placed first over the other five teams in the Sunset conference and all of the 6 teams of the Sunrise conference, giving them the title of first in the Southern Nevada Region. Their victory was resounding and decisive, with a total Trojans team score of 275 points, versus the number two school, Virgin Valley, at 189 points and Boulder City at 154 points.
Another week in sports is gone and we have just 29 Sundays left until another football season starts. Not that I am counting — or anything.
Last Friday the Tonopah Muckers men’s basketball team traveled to Las Vegas to face the Adelson School Lions, leader of the Division 4 Southern League, and lost 67-45.
President of the Mountain Falls Ladies Golf Association, Dee Trimble, gathered her association last Friday to present two lifetime achievement awards to Lucille Koenig and Jonna West.
LAS VEGAS — On Feb. 5 the Trojans Wrestling team faced Sierra Vista, Valley and Western High Schools on Sierra’s home mat. Trojans Coach Craig Rieger was very pleased with the wrestlers’ performance. The Trojans came out on top with team scores of Pahrump vs Sierra Vista 65-6; Pahrump vs Western 63-13; and Pahrump vs Valley 72-7. The tourney was a non-conference meet and was a good warm-up for the team before regionals, which start today.
The Lady Muckers are set to play in the playoffs after beating the Adelson School Lions 51-19 last Friday. The win kept them in second place in league play, with just one game left to play in the regular season. The last league game will be an away game on Feb. 14th against Lund.
The Lady Hornets just refuse to quit as they defeated the Indian Springs Thunderbirds 33-27 in a close game.
The Pahrump Valley Trojans men’s basketball team is closing out its season with the last three games of the season this week.
Sydney Sladek will go down as one of the most talented and most honored soccer athletes Pahrump Valley High School has ever known. For the past two years the five-foot four-inch player has led the Trojans to two Sunset League Titles, one Southern Nevada Division Title and one Division 1-A State Title.