Sixteen men and two women left the starting line in the Beatty Backyard Ultra on Saturday morning at Spicer Ranch. By that afternoon, after nine laps, half the field already had dropped out.
While the Beatty High School football team’s fourth-place finish in the Southern League did not earn a playoff berth, there will be playoff games on the Hornets’ home field.
A season-high turnout filled three divisions at the Pahrump Boo horseshoes tournament on Oct. 26 at Petrack Park, and a pitcher from Arizona ended up taking top honors.
McKayla Bartley has thought about playing softball in college since she was 10 years old. And now, thanks to a couple of coaches and the internet, that dream is about to become reality for the Pahrump Valley High School senior.
When the state cross country championships are held in Southern Nevada, runners and coaches hope for a hot day to gain an advantage over Northern Nevada runners not used to competing in the heat.
The Pahrump American Legion Trojans have less than 10 games to go in the season. The team is 14-5 and sits in fourth place. They lost to Desert Oasis last night in extra innings, 7-6.
Ultra-marathoner Alexa Dickerson finished her first Badwater Ultra Marathon last year, when she finished 56th out of 96 runners and was the 10th female runner with a time of 38:53.
As a whole, kung fu has managed to hold onto tradition even though the popularity of Mixed Martial Arts combined with American culture has slowly influenced some changes.
Bill Prince and Gary Miller train together on occasion, and both have scored world records in bench pressing. Miller also excels in dead lifting. Both are on a new record-setting trend in 2013 with Prince having added three world records this year, and Miller four.
When people find out that there is a foot race in Death Valley, they respond by saying, “Oh, they must run it in the winter.” Their jaw usually drops when they are informed it is run during middle of the summer.
In 1989 while watching the Giants vs the A’s in the 1989 World Series, Retired Pahrump Valley High School teacher and coach Rod Poteete took out his old baseball cards from a shoe box and started going through them.
Beating the heat can take on different meanings. To most, it means staying cool, but for the bold few it means not being held prisoner to the weather and going out and doing something.
The Beatty Hornets have a shortage of coaches. The school is down to three head coaches for the six sports in which they participate.
Barrel racing is a fast, competitive sport in rodeo. It attracts girls of all ages from all over the state.
The new varsity volleyball coach for Tonopah High School is Javier Gonzalez.