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 Lady Trojans played the Beatty Hornets volleyball team Tuesday afternoon winning 3-0. Regardless of the win, Trojans Coach Jill Harris believes her team still needs work. She said the wins against Beatty were not easy.
The annual 4-H State Shooting Sports Finals were held at the Clark County Shooting Park in North Las Vegas on Saturday. Six shooters from the 4-H shooting club in Pahrump made the trip and of the six, three qualified for the Nationals in June in Nebraska.
The Rosemary Clarke Middle School Sharks played their first game against the Faith Lutheran Crusaders last Saturday and lost 8-0.
Senior Julia Kapper had 33 hits and 13 kills in her last two games last week and has become a rising star in the Muckers lineup.
He is not the hulk by any means. In fact, he is on the small side when it comes to football linebackers at 5 feet 7 inches and 170 pounds. Nevertheless, size does not stop junior Trojans linebacker Sam Tucsnak from being the best he can be. What he lacks in size, he makes up for with heart and speed.
The Muckers played two Division 4 northern teams over the weekend traveling to Carlin to play the Railroaders on Friday and to Eureka on Saturday against the Vandals.
The Trojans took their rushing game to Boulder City last Friday, where they met a perennial powerhouse game, but the Eagles this year have not been the running team they have been in the past.
The Beatty Hornets rolled past the Pyramid Lake Lakers on Saturday, 26-0. Hornets Coach Leo Verzilli said his team played well. He described the Lakers as a good middle-of-the-road team, which was perfect for his team to play as the first game of the season.
Both cross country teams for the Trojans went into action on Saturday and Tuesday.
The Trojans girls golf team had their first league match on Wednesday. The entire Sunset League came to Pahrump and played at Mountain Falls Golf Course with a tee time of 11 a.m.
Trojans girls soccer games can be an intense experience, especially if watching from the field. On any particular game day the loudest voice you hear won’t be coming from the coaches, it’s coming from the goalkeeper, senior Kiaya Nauck.