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It’s time to say goodbye

Today Nye County mourns the passing of a great man. It seems God always takes the good ones. We lose a man who was a strong family man who loved his wife and his three kids and a man dedicated to serving his community.

Here comes Trojans softball

The Trojans softball team is ready to take the field for the 2014 season and will be in Needles, Calif. next week for a two-day tournament.

Bryanna Soliwoda: She lives for the sport of softball

It’s hard to look at a freshman or sophomore athlete and say “this one is going to help us get to the playoffs.”

Pahrump junior wrestlers finish strong at regionals

The Pahrump Junior Trojans Wrestling team took fourth place at the Southern Nevada Junior Wrestling Association Championships on March 1-2 at the Boys and Girls Club of Las Vegas.

Last Nye County basketball team falls at state

The Lady Muckers basketball team showed people on Saturday that they belonged in the state tournament. They fell fighting hard against the tough Eureka Vandals (30-59) in the semifinal round of Division IV last Friday at Wooster High School in Reno.

Beko golf tourney at Furnace Creek

The 19th annual William P. Beko Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be contested March 15-16 at the Furnace Creek Golf Course in Death Valley to raise money for the scholarship fund, which subsidizes students in central Nevada.

Basketball season comes to an end

Basketball ended with a fury over the weekend as the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association concluded the state’s basketball finals at the University of Nevada Reno on Saturday.

NIAA committee could move four teams into Division 1-A

The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association had its biennial meeting on realignment of Division 1-A on Feb. 27 and was supposed to announce teams going to Division 1. There are no teams. Instead the NIAA dropped a bombshell and said there are as many as five teams that could move to 1-A starting next season.

Donkey Basketball fundraiser returns to the high school

Rosemary Clarke Middle School just reported that local drug stores are running low on liniment and pain killers. Yes, the pucker factor just went up as an influx of asses are scheduled to come to town as Pahrump prepares for the second annual upcoming Donkey Basketball Game.

Maroon and Gold game played in spring weather

The first annual Maroon and Gold baseball game was held between former players and current baseball players.

MMA puts on a great show

Mixed martial arts is big business in Las Vegas and not only with male fighters. The female fighters are a big draw too. Ronda Rousey, a former 2008 Judo bronze medalist, is now the reigning UFC 170 Bantam Weight Division Champion after easily putting away challenger Sara McMann in less than a minute into the first round. This action I find way better than boxing.

Amateur weightlifting at the Nugget

The Nevada State Bench Press and Deadlift Championships will be held at the Pahrump Nugget on March 1 at 9 a.m. The entry fee for those who want to watch is $5 and kids 8 and under are free.

Five Trojan wrestlers finish in top 4 at state tournament

PRIMM — Eleven Trojan wrestlers spent a long, tough day Saturday, proudly wrestling their hearts out for championship positions at the State Championship Division 1-A Tournament at Primm.

Lady Muckers are the only Nye hoopsters to make state

The Lady Muckers will be fighting for the Division IV Nevada State Championship tournament this weekend in Reno. Although making the state tourney for the second time in a row is big, the Muckers want to win it.

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