When people find out that there is a foot race in Death Valley, they respond by saying, “Oh, they must run it in the winter.” Their jaw usually drops when they are informed it is run during middle of the summer.
In 1989 while watching the Giants vs the A’s in the 1989 World Series, Retired Pahrump Valley High School teacher and coach Rod Poteete took out his old baseball cards from a shoe box and started going through them.
Beating the heat can take on different meanings. To most, it means staying cool, but for the bold few it means not being held prisoner to the weather and going out and doing something.
The Beatty Hornets have a shortage of coaches. The school is down to three head coaches for the six sports in which they participate.
Barrel racing is a fast, competitive sport in rodeo. It attracts girls of all ages from all over the state.
The new varsity volleyball coach for Tonopah High School is Javier Gonzalez.
Trojans volleyball Coach Jill Harris had a decent season last year finishing second place in the Sunset League in the new Division 1-A and going to the playoffs.
Hand drilling will not be the next craze like mixed martial arts, but it is also not just some odd competition only practiced in remote areas.
A fan favorite, taken too soon from his family and fans at the Pahrump Valley Speedway, Johnathan Burch aka Sandman passed away June 21, 2011. His memory will be honored Saturday at the Pahrump Valley Speedway as they host the Johnathan Burch Memorial Race.
American Legion BMI Post 40 in Henderson will be sponsoring a poker tournament on Sunday, June 23 at the Pahrump Nugget poker room to benefit the Nevada Youth Baseball Association. The tourney starts at 11 a.m. and will be no-limit hold’em.