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.
The Trojans battled the Faith Lutheran Crusaders to a disappointing 0-0 tie. It was disappointing not because the Lady Trojans did not perform, they were outstanding. The outcome of the game was just frustrating.
The Trojans led the Cheyenne Desert Shields on Friday at the half 36 to 24. The Shields tied the game in the third quarter and neither team was able to seal the deal in the fourth.
Time was running out for the Hornets and the score was 28-28 in the last minutes of the fourth quarter. Beatty had the ball about midfield and with just four minutes remaining to score.
To truly understand the Trojans men’s soccer team, one must look at their last four games. The Trojans had to do something about their defense. It was bleeding points. The team had given up 12 in the two games prior to the Western game on Thursday. They dropped two games in a row to Mojave and Clark. Trojans Coach Don Boulden said after the Clark game the defense was going to have to change and they had one day to do it.
Senior Matt Misener is a running back for the Tonopah Muckers. Misener’s running game has been responsible for breaking a few games wide open. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and 165 pounds, and runs the 40-yard dash in 4.5 seconds. He is quick and lethal, but most importantly he has heart.
The Tonopah Muckers football team won Friday’s away conference game against Round Mountain by a score of 58-26. With this win, Tonopah improves to 3-2 overall and 2-0 in league. The offense is averaging 345.6 yards rushing per game, 117 yards passing per game and has a total of 26 TDs.
The Lady Trojans went 2-1 in their last three outings. They beat Mojave last Thursday 3-0, lost to Clark on Monday 3-1 and beat Western on Wednesday 3-1.
Beatty Hornets football team soundly beat Beaver Dam last Friday night 43-36. Hornets Coach Leo Verzilli said his team had a great game.
Trojans cross country lost to Faith Lutheran at Indian Springs some weeks back. Since then the boys and girls seemed to have shrugged off the loss and moved on.
The boys soccer team has dropped their last two games losing to Mojave 7-2 last week and suffering a loss to Clark 5-0 in Tuesday’s game. According to Coach Don Boulden the team has just been outplayed the last two games.
Sydney Sladek broke the Nevada High School Record for “most goals scored, career,” formerly held by Traci Prado at 154. Prado, from North Tahoe, set the record in 2000.