The Trojan boys track team came up short last year and failed to take the region title as expected. The team was supposed to contend for the state title last year but the injury to top sprinter Kennan Harris blew everything out of the water.
This year the Lady Trojans should do well against Faith Lutheran. How well is still to be determined. Trojans Coach Ed Kirkwood believes the girls still have some strong talent despite losing a lot of seniors last year.
Who says one can’t buy things for a quarter anymore? It’s time for the 20th annual Pahrump Valley Youth Golf Founders Club Quarter Auction in conjunction with the Pahrump Valley Times at the Nugget Convention Center. The auction will be tonight and doors will open at 6 p.m. and the auction starts at 7 p.m.
A new coach was introduced at the junior varsity level after last year’s coach, Ethan Wald, didn’t return for a second year.
Confidence, depth and precision is hard to find in any organization, but this year these traits seem to flow freely in the Pahrump Valley Trojans baseball team.
Saturday was a beautiful day for the Harvey Gonzalez Cancer Walk at Lake View Executive Golf Course held for Harvey Gonzalez’s family. Gonzalez had stage IV cancer and was well known as a volleyball coach for Nye County School Distinct, a juvenile probation officer for Nye County, Esmeralda county and Beatty and he worked at the Tonopah jail as a Nye County deputy for 10 years.
Donkey basketball fever came to the valley on Friday evening as people filled the Pahrump Valley High School gym to capacity for the second annual game.
Today Nye County mourns the passing of a great man. It seems God always takes the good ones. We lose a man who was a strong family man who loved his wife and his three kids and a man dedicated to serving his community.
The Trojans softball team is ready to take the field for the 2014 season and will be in Needles, Calif. next week for a two-day tournament.
It’s hard to look at a freshman or sophomore athlete and say “this one is going to help us get to the playoffs.”
The Pahrump Junior Trojans Wrestling team took fourth place at the Southern Nevada Junior Wrestling Association Championships on March 1-2 at the Boys and Girls Club of Las Vegas.
The Lady Muckers basketball team showed people on Saturday that they belonged in the state tournament. They fell fighting hard against the tough Eureka Vandals (30-59) in the semifinal round of Division IV last Friday at Wooster High School in Reno.
The 19th annual William P. Beko Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be contested March 15-16 at the Furnace Creek Golf Course in Death Valley to raise money for the scholarship fund, which subsidizes students in central Nevada.
Basketball ended with a fury over the weekend as the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association concluded the state’s basketball finals at the University of Nevada Reno on Saturday.
The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association had its biennial meeting on realignment of Division 1-A on Feb. 27 and was supposed to announce teams going to Division 1. There are no teams. Instead the NIAA dropped a bombshell and said there are as many as five teams that could move to 1-A starting next season.