Bob Hopkins had reason to be nervous heading into the Class 3A Southern Region Tournament opener Tuesday night against Sunrise Mountain.
This column is the sixth and final part of a series looking at club sports and their impact on high school athletics.
Participation was down a bit, but that didn’t take away from the school spirit, camaraderie and just plain fun of the annual Maroon and Gold Alumni Baseball Game on Saturday at Trojan Field.
If there was a lesson learned from the Class 3A State Wrestling Championships, it was this: Do not look away when Anthony Pearson is on the mat.
Considering what Marvin Caperton usually accomplished at track meets, for him to say he had “epic results” means something special must have happened.
Tonopah volleyball players are for the most part a different breed of athlete who are forged in the wilderness which surrounds them and molded by hard work and a lot of guts.
The Lady Trojans are winding down the season with just two games left in the season on Tuesday and Thursday of next week against Western and Faith Lutheran.
Trojans dominated and destroyed the Western Warriors 60-0 last Friday to improve to 2-2 in league play and 3-5 overall. Both Cheyenne and Pahrump have a 2-2 record going into this week’s game, and the Trojans could take possession of third if Cheyenne loses to Clark and the Trojans beat Mohave this Thursday at 7 p.m.
The Lady Trojans soccer team scored five goals in the first half and three in the second half to send the Cheyenne Desert Shields packing last Thursday at home.
The Tonopah Muckers easily dispatched Adelson on Friday and Word of Life on Saturday in league action 3-0, and 3-0. Tonopah improves to 6-0 in league play and 10-1 overall. The team faces Indian Springs this week an then Pahranagat Valley at home the following week.
The Beatty Hornets were in action twice last week and came out of the two games with one win and one loss.
Pahrump resident Marvin Caperton made the trip to the Huntsman Senior Games in St. George, Utah last week and brought home two medals, gold in the 50-meter dash and silver in the 100-meter dash.
Beatty lost to Indian Springs 31-20 and may have dashed their hopes of a playoff birth. In order for Beatty to make the playoffs, the team will have to play with a lot of heart against Spring Mountain on Nov. 1.
Trojans football is headed to play the Western Warriors today at 7 p.m. The Warriors have not won a game this year.
Three Trojans on the womens golf team made it to regionals, which was held this year at Boulder Creek Golf Course on Thursday. The results of the Tournament will be posted on Wednesday.