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.
The “After the Duel in the Desert” IMCA Modifieds race at the Pahrump Valley Speedway was a winner in every way, according to – everybody.
The Tonopah Muckers, the last Nye County team in football in post season, lost last Friday in Alamo to the Pahranagat Valley Panthers 60-6 (24-0, 46-0, 54-6, 60-6) in the Division IV state quarterfinals.
The Tonopah Muckers remain the only Nye County Division-4 school in volleyball still in the playoffs and will be going to the state title tourney as the number two seed.
Anytime the Pahrump Valley Trojans and Faith Lutheran Crusaders come together the sparks will fly. Last Saturday for the Southern Nevada Regional Championship when the two women soccer teams came together, it was no different.
The Tonopah High school Lady Muckers volleyball team could not repeat the great feat of last year, when they beat the Pahranagat Valley Panthers for the state title. This year in a game, which decided the League title they lost in four (16-25, 25-20, 17-25 and 16-25) at home in an intense and hard-fought game (1-3).
Runners looking for a running challenge, but finding events like Tough Mudder too hard on the body might find a Ragnar relay race is more up your alley.
One more game and the Lady Trojans soccer team are on their way to the final four for the state title, but first they will play Faith Lutheran for the regional title on Nov. 9 at Heritage Park at 10 a.m.
It was like watching a rerun on TV. The two teams had both been there before, but this year there was a twist.
The road to state lies through the Pahranagat Valley Panthers. How many Hornet fans are sick of hearing that one? Unfortunately that is what it is, and the Hornets have to put their game face on and play them on Nov. 9 at 12 p.m.
Beatty football heads to the locker room until next year. The team went 1-5 in league and 2-5 overall. For the Hornets, it was a rough year with only two seniors and just four returners from last year. It was definitely a year of rebuilding.