You might think the Pahrump Valley High School football team expects to take a step back this season. After all, the ground-oriented Trojans graduated 84 percent of their rushing yards, the top lineman in Class 3A South and their leading tackler.
It was a typical day on the Pahrump Valley High School tennis courts. With no shade and the surface hotter than the air, conditions would have been tough for the best of players.
After a one-year hiatus, football is back at Rosemary Clarke Middle School, and judging by the turnout at tryouts the sport was missed.
Once again, the Pahrump Valley High School Booster Club is selling discount cards to raise money, with 21 businesses around Pahrump offering deals to cardholders.
With just 7.5 seconds remaining in the game, the Trojans came from behind and scored the winning touchdown against the Clark Chargers. Trojans won the game 25-22.
Last week the girls golf team was at Las Vegas Municipal and on Monday they were at Angel Park Golf Course. According to Trojans Coach Julie Floyd, the team did very well, and is improving each game. The girls came in third place each time but the scores got a little better at each match.
Junior Luis Flores could be the next Beatty Hornet quarterback. He has played with senior quarterback Jake Zamora in three sports. Flores and Zamora have known each other since the second grade. Each knows how the other plays the game. Flores said the two compete against each other and make themselves even better, so when Zamora was out with a bad ankle against Pahranagat Valley, Flores had no problem stepping in for him.
It was a great weekend for Lady Muckers’ volleyball, as both junior varsity and varsity were able to defeat their opponents. The girls won their league game against Round Mountain away and also an additional friendly game against Sierra Lutheran at home.
The Pahrump Fall Festival Rodeo was a success. Rodeo fans packed McCullough Arena, according to event volunteer “Cowboy” Ken Pyle.
The rodeo is in town for two days of the Pahrump Fall Festival, Friday and Saturday. The Colorado-based Rocky Mountain Professional Rodeo Association is the same rodeo as last year.
Volleyball is all about playing as hard as you can, taking your lickings and moving on to the next opponent. This is especially true when the perennial champions, the Pahranagat Valley Panthers come roaring in to Beatty.
The biggest weekend of the year is here and as the town readies itself for the Pahrump Fall Festival, the Pahrump Valley Speedway prepares for the biggest race of the year.
If you want to see great art, you go to the Louvre in Paris, but if you want to see great soccer, Pahrump is the town for you. The Lady Trojans posted their sixth win of the season beating the Mojave Rattlers 12-0 and improved to 6-0-1 on the year and 3-0 in league.
The Lady Trojans played three straight days of volleyball in a row.
The Sandy Valley Sidewinders aren’t the roll-over team from last year and gave the Muckers a run for their money. The Sidewinders volleyball team visited Tonopah last week on Friday and were 2-0 going into the meet with some major improvements offensively since last year. They easily beat Beaver Dam 3-0 and then beat Adelson school, 3-0, too.