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.
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.
The annual Pahrump Valley Volleyball Invitational was held at Pahrump Valley High School on Saturday and attracted 16 teams from all over Southern Nevada for play.
The Pahrump Valley Invitational was Saturday and the Lady Trojans were tested by some of the best teams in the region.
Beatty traveled to Pahrump for the Pahrump Valley Volleyball Invitational on Saturday to try out a not-so-new coach and a new team. Dale Lerbakken is the new Beatty volleyball coach this year, but has coached the team for two years prior to Steve Sullivan. Lerbakken was excited and said he would coach the team as long as they need him. He is the music teacher from K-12 and handles the Beatty High School band.
The Tonopah Muckers football team moved to 1-1 as they pummeled Lone Pine 65-46 at home. The Muckers lead running back, Matt Misener, ran for 195 yards on 10 carries and three touchdowns.