Finding ways to stay active and preparing for the future are helping to fill the days of Pahrump Valley High School softball players who find themselves with more time on their hands than they have had in spring in years.
Revamped region tournaments would be held but state tournaments would be canceled under contingency plans being developed to salvage something out of the spring high school sports season.
The first word of the long-awaited email told Paris Coleman everything she needed to know.
In what might have been the last competitive event held in Pahrump before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down sports, Dennis Andersen and Mike Norton of Pahrump won first place in the Silver State Chili Cook-Off Horseshoes Tournament on March 14 at Petrack Park.
Shutting down professional and collegiate sports because of the COVID-19 pandemic left enormous holes in television programming, and not just on networks devoted to sports.
The governor did something very reasonable Sunday, effectively closing down schools across the state in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The competition was easier and the scores were lower for the Pahrump Valley High School boys golf team at the first Sunset League match of the season Monday at Mountain Falls Golf Course.
This was written before Thursday night’s announcement that Pahrump Valley High School was suspending spring sports and Friday’s NIAA decision to suspend athletics statewide.
Senior Jose Granados doubled in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races Friday at the Bulldog Early Bird Invitational at Virgin Valley High School in Mesquite.
The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association announced Friday that NIAA-sanctioned sports for all of its member schools have been suspended effective Monday, March 16 until further notice.
The Pahrump Valley High School softball team’s trip to the Warm-Up Elite Tournament in St. George, Utah, this weekend is the first sports casualty of the Nye County School District’s ban on out-of-state travel announced Wednesday in response to the COVID-19 virus.
Sophomore Hillary Valencia won the 800 meters and freshman Elizabeth Shockley captured the shot put to highlight the Pahrump Valley High School girls track and field team to a third-place finish at the annual Newcomers Meet on Thursday at Las Vegas High School.
Koby Lindberg (166), Kasen Moore (167) and Kasey Dilger (168) finished 10th, 11th and 12th, respectively in their flight as the Pahrump Valley High School boys golf team opened its season by playing in the 31st annual Pahrump Valley Invitational High School Golf Tournament on Thursday and Friday at Mountain Falls Golf Course.
Getting eliminated four times from the same tournament is a strange thing to do. Getting eliminated four times from the same tournament and calling it a productive weekend is even stranger.
A battalion of golf carts were lined up outside the pro shop at Mountain Falls Golf Course on Saturday morning, waiting for competitors who, unlike in many tournaments, would be allowed to ride.