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Donkey Basketball fundraiser returns to the high school

Rosemary Clarke Middle School just reported that local drug stores are running low on liniment and pain killers. Yes, the pucker factor just went up as an influx of asses are scheduled to come to town as Pahrump prepares for the second annual upcoming Donkey Basketball Game.

Maroon and Gold game played in spring weather

The first annual Maroon and Gold baseball game was held between former players and current baseball players.

MMA puts on a great show

Mixed martial arts is big business in Las Vegas and not only with male fighters. The female fighters are a big draw too. Ronda Rousey, a former 2008 Judo bronze medalist, is now the reigning UFC 170 Bantam Weight Division Champion after easily putting away challenger Sara McMann in less than a minute into the first round. This action I find way better than boxing.

Amateur weightlifting at the Nugget

The Nevada State Bench Press and Deadlift Championships will be held at the Pahrump Nugget on March 1 at 9 a.m. The entry fee for those who want to watch is $5 and kids 8 and under are free.

Five Trojan wrestlers finish in top 4 at state tournament

PRIMM — Eleven Trojan wrestlers spent a long, tough day Saturday, proudly wrestling their hearts out for championship positions at the State Championship Division 1-A Tournament at Primm.

Lady Muckers are the only Nye hoopsters to make state

The Lady Muckers will be fighting for the Division IV Nevada State Championship tournament this weekend in Reno. Although making the state tourney for the second time in a row is big, the Muckers want to win it.

Tonopah sends three to state wrestling finals at Primm

The Tonopah wrestling team was represented by three wrestlers at the Nevada State Wrestling Championships at Primm last Saturday. The three wrestlers were Kekoa Elliot at 160 pounds, TJ Ayers at 170 pounds and Tanner Otteson at 106 pounds.

Beatty Hornets lose stingers against Panthers

The Beatty Hornets women’s basketball team made it to the second round of the playoffs.

The universal power of sports

As I traveled across the Eastern seaboard on my vacation last week, I met many people who didn’t know me but wanted to talk to me because I was wearing a 49ers jacket. I was in Boston and New York with my wife for a friend’s wedding and all that I came in contact with would remark about the Niners and the Patriots not making the Super Bowl. The conversation would normally end in pleasantries and a good recommendation to either eat or a place to visit. I guess you can say it was an “ice breaker.”

Pahranagat Valley: The system and secret to their success

In part one of this series on Wednesday, we heard Athletic Director of Pahranagat Valley, Brad Loveday, talks about a system he helped put in place. This system has brought nothing but consistency and oodles of state titles to the school.

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