They say patience is a virtue. Patience is especially virtuous when you’re a softball player facing a pitcher who couldn’t find the plate with a map, a compass and a team of bloodhounds.
A week ago, Pahrump Valley senior Jake Riding didn’t give up a run until the seventh inning and lost. On Wednesday, two of the first three batters scored off of Riding, so naturally he and the Trojans won by the mercy rule.
Jay Ward recorded his first Hobby Stock win of the season — handing Jared Ward his first defeat — to highlight the April 24 night of racing at Pahrump Valley Speedway.
It didn’t take Chase McDaniel long to become a fixture in the infield for the Southwest Minnesota State baseball team.
Boulder City senior Troy Connell pitched 6 innings of no-hit ball Thursday against Pahrump Valley, but Trojans senior Jake Riding matched him zero for zero on the scoreboard.
Junior Brittany Klenzcar is one of the defensive leaders for the Lady Trojans soccer team this year, but she has four more weeks before she can play again. She injured her knee experimenting with some softball during the spring and may have injured the meniscus in her knee. She had surgery four weeks ago and has several weeks before she can join the team. Klenzcar hopes to join the team for the start of conference play on Sept 17.
The Trojans girls soccer team ramped up its training in a scrimmage with last year’s Division I state champion Arbor View Aggies last Friday morning. The girls hung in there with the champs and came out 3-2 with Arbor View on top.
The old Tonopah Middle School gym was unusable according to middle school football coach Dan Eason.
Just three miles past Windrock Country Store on Bell Vista Road lies the Bureau of Land Management shooting range and thousands of people use the area for free target practice.
Nye County regional volleyball teams are ready to go. The season gets started this week with three Nye teams going into tournament action.
In Beatty it’s hard to find good coaches. They are either retiring or leaving.
On Aug. 30, Pahrump’s own amateur mixed martial arts fighter, 28-year-old Brandon Schneider, will step into the cage at South Point Arena for the Tuff-N-Uff 205-pound title fight.
Trojans football is in full swing with pads as they get ready for a scrimmage against Valley High School in Las Vegas on Saturday at 11 a.m.
The Muckers take to the field against Indian Springs in their home opener at 7 p.m. next week and still have not chosen a starting quarterback.
BEATTY — The General Tire Vegas to Reno Race organized by Best in the Desert started in Beatty, went through Tonopah and finished in Dayton close to Reno.