The Tonopah Muckers won their first league game beating the Sandy Valley Sidewinders 26-22 at home on Friday. Matt Misener had a late touchdown, and scored on a 14-yard run with 15 seconds left before the end of the game.
The Beatty Hornets faced the always powerful Pahranagat Valley Panthers at home and lost 58-14.
This year, the Pahrump Valley Trojans no doubt have the best team in years, but are still 1-3. They lost their third game in a row to probably the best team in the Division 1-A, the Moapa Valley Pirates. Going into Friday’s game the Pirates were undefeated and remain so, taking the Trojans 41-0.
The Trojans boys soccer team has changed more than just the coach. They have a complete new system of playing and a whole new attitude, which has them already ahead of last year’s 3-10 record. The boys are now officially 4-1 on the year with a 3-0 league record.
Not all great athletes start when they are in grade school. Some get off to a slow start. Senior volleyball player and high jumper Mikayla Davis is one who had a late start to her athletic career. She started track in middle school and volleyball in her sophomore year in high school.
The Lady Trojans played the Beatty Hornets volleyball team Tuesday afternoon winning 3-0. Regardless of the win, Trojans Coach Jill Harris believes her team still needs work. She said the wins against Beatty were not easy.
The annual 4-H State Shooting Sports Finals were held at the Clark County Shooting Park in North Las Vegas on Saturday. Six shooters from the 4-H shooting club in Pahrump made the trip and of the six, three qualified for the Nationals in June in Nebraska.
The Rosemary Clarke Middle School Sharks played their first game against the Faith Lutheran Crusaders last Saturday and lost 8-0.
Senior Julia Kapper had 33 hits and 13 kills in her last two games last week and has become a rising star in the Muckers lineup.
He is not the hulk by any means. In fact, he is on the small side when it comes to football linebackers at 5 feet 7 inches and 170 pounds. Nevertheless, size does not stop junior Trojans linebacker Sam Tucsnak from being the best he can be. What he lacks in size, he makes up for with heart and speed.