The final games of the season are ticking away and the Lady Trojans volleyball team finds themselves sitting pretty much right where they were about this time last year. The Trojans have won their last three games improving to an impressive 7-2 in league play.
On Sept. 8 at age 77, Jim Fahey hit his first hole-in-one — ever at Lakeview Executive course, which brought him to the Pahrump Valley Times. Normally a hole-in-one does not justify a whole article, but something was different about Fahey. Perhaps it was his age, or the fact he reminds people of their dad. Whatever the reason the story came out and it started off with an incredible hole-in-one ball.
Tonopah volleyball players are for the most part a different breed of athlete who are forged in the wilderness which surrounds them and molded by hard work and a lot of guts.
The Lady Trojans are winding down the season with just two games left in the season on Tuesday and Thursday of next week against Western and Faith Lutheran.
Trojans dominated and destroyed the Western Warriors 60-0 last Friday to improve to 2-2 in league play and 3-5 overall. Both Cheyenne and Pahrump have a 2-2 record going into this week’s game, and the Trojans could take possession of third if Cheyenne loses to Clark and the Trojans beat Mohave this Thursday at 7 p.m.
The Lady Trojans soccer team scored five goals in the first half and three in the second half to send the Cheyenne Desert Shields packing last Thursday at home.
The Tonopah Muckers easily dispatched Adelson on Friday and Word of Life on Saturday in league action 3-0, and 3-0. Tonopah improves to 6-0 in league play and 10-1 overall. The team faces Indian Springs this week an then Pahranagat Valley at home the following week.
The Beatty Hornets were in action twice last week and came out of the two games with one win and one loss.
Pahrump resident Marvin Caperton made the trip to the Huntsman Senior Games in St. George, Utah last week and brought home two medals, gold in the 50-meter dash and silver in the 100-meter dash.
Beatty lost to Indian Springs 31-20 and may have dashed their hopes of a playoff birth. In order for Beatty to make the playoffs, the team will have to play with a lot of heart against Spring Mountain on Nov. 1.