Chris Roberts crouched in the shade in front of the home bleachers at Trojan Field on Monday afternoon to do what would have been thought bizarre just weeks ago but now has become routine.
Just as it has in other sports, the COVID-19 pandemic hit the horseshoes circuit. But at a time when even outdoor gatherings are limited, the number of participants in most horseshoes tournaments comes under — sometimes well under — limits prescribed by health officials.
Drivers making just their first or second start of the season dominated the June 20 Sport Mod race, taking six of the top 10 places at Pahrump Valley Speedway.
Tommy Gascoigne had dreamed of going to the U.S. Military Academy since he was 8 years old, but that dream does not come easily.
Another year, another state champion for the Pahrump Valley High School Rodeo Club. This time it was Garrett Jepson, who captured the team roping title at the state high school finals that began June 11 in Alamo.
As it stands now the most grueling race in the world will be taking a vacation from the hottest place on Earth.
Some of the best football is always played at the end of the season when the playoffs are on the line. This was the case when the San Francisco 49ers faced off with a hapless Atlanta Falcons team who had nothing to lose and they were seeking revenge for last year’s loss to the 49ers in the playoffs.
The final minutes were ticking off and with just 2:56 remaining in the game the Lady Trojans basketball team had just taken a fragile 30-29 lead. They took the lead and edged ever so closely to victory when Shayla Dance made a clutch jumper to make it 34-30 at the 2:00 minute mark. It took Alyssa Murphy to then ice the game. She came to the line and sunk two free throws in a row to make the final score 36-30 with just 52 seconds left on the clock.
Rod Poteete, the retired teacher and baseball coach for the Pahrump Valley Trojans, just can’t get a break health-wise.
The Trojans wrestling team was at the Spring Valley Duals at Spring Valley High School in Las Vegas where they had to wrestle five teams in one day.
The Trojans wrestling team honed their skills in two tough Las Vegas competitions in a row.
There was not much the Trojans Coach John Toomer could do as he watched his team slowly throw away an eight-point lead in the first quarter against the Del Sol Dragons last Thursday night. This was after the Trojans made several baskets in a row to go ahead 10-2 with just 3:51 seconds in the first.
Sports is slowing down for the winter break so all of you Trojans, Tonopah and Beatty fans will have to put up with my opinion this week before Christmas.
The outpouring of love continues to grow each day for Muckers Coach Javier Gonzalez. Gonzalez coached at the junior varsity level in volleyball for the Muckers for 10 years. This year was his first time coaching at the varsity level and he took the varsity team to the state tournament.
Muckers Coach Duffy Otteson knew some minor changes had to be made. He also knew his team would learn from their mistakes and move on after the first match only a week ago.