■ Who: Pahrump Valley (1-3) vs. Coronado (2-1).
Criticizing officials who work high school games is not something I enjoy doing. They’re not making a fortune, they put up with a lot, and you really have to love doing it to devote so much time and energy to it. And in most sports there is a shortage of them. So criticizing them is usually inappropriate.
Junior Nicky Velazquez finished with 11 kills and 7 digs Wednesday to lead the Pahrump Valley High School girls volleyball team to a dominating three-set win over Del Sol in Las Vegas.
Nevada always has been the land of legends, mysteries and adventures. When it comes to fishing, it’s no different, as I discovered at Pyramid Lake, a short distance north of Reno.
The Nevada Highway Patrol released new findings on the Sept. 5 crash involving a school bus carrying the Pahrump Valley High School junior varsity football team, a nighttime Highway 160 construction zone wreck that injured at least four on the bus.
This year the Desert Pines Jaguars came to Pahrump and prevailed, barely. The score hardly reflects the near miss the Jaguars experienced, 41-27. The game was so close, the victorious coach of the Jaguars hastily left the stadium without making any remarks.
The annual Pahrump Valley Volleyball Invitational was held at Pahrump Valley High School on Saturday and attracted 16 teams from all over Southern Nevada for play.
The Pahrump Valley Invitational was Saturday and the Lady Trojans were tested by some of the best teams in the region.
Beatty traveled to Pahrump for the Pahrump Valley Volleyball Invitational on Saturday to try out a not-so-new coach and a new team. Dale Lerbakken is the new Beatty volleyball coach this year, but has coached the team for two years prior to Steve Sullivan. Lerbakken was excited and said he would coach the team as long as they need him. He is the music teacher from K-12 and handles the Beatty High School band.
The Tonopah Muckers football team moved to 1-1 as they pummeled Lone Pine 65-46 at home. The Muckers lead running back, Matt Misener, ran for 195 yards on 10 carries and three touchdowns.
The Tonopah Muckers are one of the best teams in Nye County and they proved it by beating most of the teams at the Pahrump Valley Volleyball Invitational on Saturday.
The Lady Muckers volleyball team saw action at a tournament in Ely Friday and Saturday. The team played four games on Friday and three games on Saturday and went 4-3.
The Trojans girls cross country team ran Saturday in the Labor Day Classic hosted by Palo Verde High School, a Division 1 team. The course was 5,000 meters with 18 teams competing. Trojans Coach Matthew Kolodzieczyk was happy with the results.
At halftime, the Desert Pines Jaguars had a 41-0 cushion over the Western Warriors. In just one half, the Jags had 280 yards to just 7 of Western. Western only made it into Jag territory two times. Desert had 24 snaps the whole game, but had gained 428 yards. This weekend the same spread offense, which dismantled the Warriors 61-0 is headed to Pahrump.
Senior Sydney Sladek has not skipped a beat since scoring over 70 goals last year. The Trojans soccer machine seems to be unstoppable as she scored against the Arbor View Aggies with just three minutes remaining on the clock Tuesday afternoon to put the game on ice, 2-0.