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.
Dusty Simmers grew up with rodeos all her life. She is a cowgirl from Alamo. She came to Pahrump to open a thoroughbred race horse rescue for retired race track horses.
At the last minute, Round Mountain Gold in Round Mountain saved the GREAT program run by two Nye County Deputies, Rick Dugan and Don Boulden.
American Legion baseball is underway in Pahrump for the summer. The American Legion program is run by the Nevada Youth Baseball Association out of Las Vegas and provides a summer league so high school ball players can maintain skills during the summer months.
The Women’s Professional Rodeo Association comes to town this weekend and it’s a whole different animal than the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, in a good way.
The Trojans football team started its long summer and continues to evolve into a better team. The Trojans retire the pistol for a much simpler offense.