If there was a lesson learned from the Class 3A State Wrestling Championships, it was this: Do not look away when Anthony Pearson is on the mat.
Considering what Marvin Caperton usually accomplished at track meets, for him to say he had “epic results” means something special must have happened.
Senior Night is one of the most bittersweet moments for a high school athlete. The chance to look back on your time playing a sport often brings back positive memories, but knowing it’s coming to an end can be tough to swallow.
Jazmyne Turner will be running track at Missouri Valley College next year, and how she got there shows how much recruiting has changed in college sports.
The “Bowling for Heroes” event, held Sunday, Feb. 9 at the Pahrump Nugget Bowling Center to benefit Wounded Warrior Project was a huge success, according to event organizer Denise Flanagan.
Readers might recall the first few paragraphs and the last few paragraphs from last year’s Christmas column. I liked the way they turned out and figured I wouldn’t be able to top them, so I’ll start and end every Christmas column with them.
By early afternoon Friday, the Beatty High School girls basketball team had to feel pretty good about itself. After winning two of three games in a tournament in Big Pine, California, the Hornets routed Carlin in their opening game at Round Mountain’s Kody Beach Memorial Basketball Tournament to improve to 3-1.
It was a mixed bag for the Beatty High School boys basketball team last weekend at Round Mountain High School.
Bob Swain of Bullhead City, Arizona, Randy Salzwimmer of Pahrump and Joey Lopez of Kingman, Arizona, captured division championships Saturday during the Christmas Tree Open horseshoes tournament at Petrack Park.
Readers with long memories, or those who are prone to getting utterly useless information stuck in their heads, might recall a column last February marking my first work anniversary at the Pahrump Valley Times. At the time, I said I don’t ordinarily get personal in this space and that I wasn’t likely to do it again until my fifth work anniversary, should that come to pass.
Apparently, athletic training does not take a holiday in Pahrump.
With 9 seconds left on the clock, Logan Gavenda took an inbound pass from Grant Odegard, dribbled around Booker Wakefield and headed toward the basket. Virgin Valley’s Kris Leavitt, who had been a thorn in Pahrump Valley’s side all night, got in the way.
While nobody expected the Pahrump Valley High School girls basketball team to go undefeated, the Trojans’ first defeat of the season was totally unacceptable to coach Bob Hopkins.
Clearly it’s about time the Pahrump Valley High School wrestling team starting picking on schools its own size. These 4A schools just can’t keep up.
A 2-3 start, including one game on the wrong side of a running clock, might not seem like anything to be excited about, but don’t tell that to Pahrump Valley High School boys basketball coach Dan Clift.