One quarter into Friday night’s boys basketball game between Sunrise Mountain and Pahrump Valley, the Trojans looked all but dead.
The University of Nevada, Reno athletics department announced Dec. 15 that it will discontinue its sponsorship of rifle as an intercollegiate program following the 2018-19 season, and the Wolf Pack will add men’s cross country as an official sport as part of the Mountain West conference and NCAA beginning in the fall of 2019.
Many, many years ago and many, many miles from Pahrump, the editor-in-chief of a daily college newspaper decided she wanted to decorate the office for the holidays. The very hard-working sports editor, who somehow managed to find time to run the sports department while being on time for all of his classes, spending hours on end in the library and never parking illegally, respectfully suggested the sports department did not need seasonal adornment.
The second annual Christmas Open horseshoes tournament saw Pahrump residents win all of the divisions Saturday at the Petrack Park pits.
There was reason for optimism in the Pahrump Valley High School wrestling room this season, as plenty of experience returned from a team that finished third in the Class 3A Southern Region and sixth in the Class 3A state tournament.
Bob Hopkins has coached a lot of basketball games, and he has well more than 500 victories in his long career. But the Pahrump Valley High School girls basketball coach is searching for answers to his team’s offensive woes.
Things looked bleak for the Pahrump Valley boys basketball team Friday night when leading scorer and tough inside presence Brayden Severt committed his third foul less than halfway through the first quarter.
For the first time all season, Pahrump Valley girls basketball coach Bob Hopkins had his full roster at his disposal.