This is part of an ongoing series of stories keeping up with former Nye County student-athletes who are continuing their careers in college.
When four football players were hurt before halftime of Round Mountain High School’s opener against Carlin, the Knights were forced to forfeit and shortly thereafter canceled their second scheduled game.
Two trends continued Monday at Pahrump Valley High School: the flow of graduates to colleges in cold climates and the increased number of Pahrump Valley softball players continuing their careers in college.
Young wrestlers Mika and Suri Yoffee each tackled Bigfoot over the weekend, and each came away with solid results.
Paris Coleman’s soccer career is going places, and definitely sooner rather than later.
The Lady Hornets came out on top of Lund last Saturday at home in a big way, 40-17. The Hornets have been trying to get everything in sync for league and it seemed to all come together for them against Lund. The girls are 2-4 overall going into league play this weekend.
Saturday with only a full day’s rest, the Trojans made the trip to Mojave High School for “Mojave Mayhem”, where the team took on five teams in Division 1 and Division 1-A in a row. The team went undefeated to finish in first place and become the champs of Mojave Mayhem. They beat Canyon Springs 55-12, Del Sol 52-27, Sierra Vista 61-15, Bonanza 72-3, and Mojave 48-19.
The Beatty Hornets men’s basketball team completely destroyed Lund at home last Friday 87-11. The win came easily for the Hornets, so much so Hornets Coach Joe Serrano said, “I knew we had the game in the bag after the first two minutes of the game,” he said. “We had a 14 point lead to 0 in the first minutes of the game.”
If your horse is acting up, perhaps the best thing for it is to send it to the military for boot camp. In all seriousness, that is usually what happens to young human beings. When they are acting out, we give them more structure by either sending them to boarding school or military school.
If you are a National Football League fan, this is the best time to be involved in the sport. There are four great teams from each league fighting for a spot at the big show, the Super Bowl in New Jersey this year on Feb. 2, to be carried on Fox.
Death Valley National Park refuses any further comments on their move to place a moratorium on all sporting events for the majority of 2014. The National Park Service believes it necessary to conduct a safety review of all sporting events held within the park.
Nothing but the sounds of Nature are coming from Death Valley National Park after a safety review of all sporting events has been called by new park Superintendent Kathy Billings, which will last until the end of the summer 2014, but this has not stopped neighboring communities from talking.
The Pahrump Valley Junior Trojans Wrestling team held its annual “Country Boy Classic”, which was held at Pahrump Valley High School over the weekend.
Shayla Dance has quietly grown into a huge asset to the Lady Trojans volleyball and basketball programs. She is a varsity player in both programs who has slowly been developing into a premiere athlete at the high school level.
This week both Trojans basketball teams will be playing Clark on Wednesday and Cheyenne on Friday in intense away action. The Trojans will definitely have their hands full in competing against two of the toughest teams in the conference.