The first week of the prep football season was considered a success. But eight games were canceled by causes related to the COVID pandemic, player eligibility and wildfires.
With Nicholas Morrow and Javin White out for extended periods with injuries, Raiders linebackers Tanner Muse and Divine Deablo also have chances to earn more playing time.
The Golden Knights’ roster underwent a significant shake-up this offseason, with Marc-Andre Fleury, the face of the franchise, and fan favorite Ryan Reaves being traded.
Injuries have thinned the Raiders’ depth at linebacker, and veteran K.J. Wright is still available on the free agent market, but his asking price might be too much.
Barrel racing is a fast, competitive sport in rodeo. It attracts girls of all ages from all over the state.
The new varsity volleyball coach for Tonopah High School is Javier Gonzalez.
Trojans volleyball Coach Jill Harris had a decent season last year finishing second place in the Sunset League in the new Division 1-A and going to the playoffs.
Hand drilling will not be the next craze like mixed martial arts, but it is also not just some odd competition only practiced in remote areas.
A fan favorite, taken too soon from his family and fans at the Pahrump Valley Speedway, Johnathan Burch aka Sandman passed away June 21, 2011. His memory will be honored Saturday at the Pahrump Valley Speedway as they host the Johnathan Burch Memorial Race.
American Legion BMI Post 40 in Henderson will be sponsoring a poker tournament on Sunday, June 23 at the Pahrump Nugget poker room to benefit the Nevada Youth Baseball Association. The tourney starts at 11 a.m. and will be no-limit hold’em.
One thing young, aspiring athletes can look forward to every summer is basketball camp. Last week was the opportunity for young athletes to get a week of fundamentals and to learn the basics of basketball.
The WPRA Rodeo was in town on Saturday and organizer Ken Pyle says it was a success, despite what he called minor setbacks.
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.