This is the first part of a series taking a look at the impact of sports specialization and club sports on high school athletics.
The lanes at the Nugget Bowl often are used for fundraising events, and some have become annual traditions.
The Chris Ruby Cup at Lee Canyon has proved to be an effective fundraiser for the Nevada Donor Network.
At 12 years old, Keir Sheppard already is a veteran of “A Youth Sports Experience,” Pahrump Valley High School alum Dominique Maloy’s series of sports clinics.
This is what Miguel Mendoza’s offense is supposed to look like.
The Rosemary Clarke Middle School Sharks played their first game against the Faith Lutheran Crusaders last Saturday and lost 8-0.
Senior Julia Kapper had 33 hits and 13 kills in her last two games last week and has become a rising star in the Muckers lineup.
He is not the hulk by any means. In fact, he is on the small side when it comes to football linebackers at 5 feet 7 inches and 170 pounds. Nevertheless, size does not stop junior Trojans linebacker Sam Tucsnak from being the best he can be. What he lacks in size, he makes up for with heart and speed.
The Muckers played two Division 4 northern teams over the weekend traveling to Carlin to play the Railroaders on Friday and to Eureka on Saturday against the Vandals.
The Trojans took their rushing game to Boulder City last Friday, where they met a perennial powerhouse game, but the Eagles this year have not been the running team they have been in the past.
The Beatty Hornets rolled past the Pyramid Lake Lakers on Saturday, 26-0. Hornets Coach Leo Verzilli said his team played well. He described the Lakers as a good middle-of-the-road team, which was perfect for his team to play as the first game of the season.
Both cross country teams for the Trojans went into action on Saturday and Tuesday.
The Trojans girls golf team had their first league match on Wednesday. The entire Sunset League came to Pahrump and played at Mountain Falls Golf Course with a tee time of 11 a.m.
Trojans girls soccer games can be an intense experience, especially if watching from the field. On any particular game day the loudest voice you hear won’t be coming from the coaches, it’s coming from the goalkeeper, senior Kiaya Nauck.
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.