The Rocky Mountain Professional Rodeo Association was in Pahrump for their third year in a row to packed crowds on Friday and Saturday nights. The rodeo had everything from team roping to bull riding and the crowds enjoyed every moment.
It was billed as a Celebration of Life for Dusty Park, and much of the afternoon felt like a celebration. There was laughter and sharing stories among the several hundred people who gathered Sunday at Pahrump Valley Speedway to remember him.
Pahrump Valley High School baseball players learned their season ended because of the COVID-19 pandemic in early March while they were playing in a tournament in Arizona. Perhaps it’s fitting that some of those same players will be on the Trojan Gold club team that will spend this weekend playing in Arizona.
Dan Dunn and Mike Dedeic had to work overtime but came away with the victory in a horseshoes tournament Saturday hosted by the Clyde E. Newman Jr. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10054 in Pahrump.
Dylin Smotherman outmaneuvered a 15-car field to capture first place in Mini Stocks during racing Aug. 29 at Pahrump Valley Speedway.
Rebekah Quinteros and Randy Gulley each took home more than $100 Aug. 29 in the latest Pahrump Valley Tournament Bowling Club event at the Pahrump Nugget Bowling Center.
Perhaps you have heard the phrase, “Shut up and dribble” aimed at NBA players who refused to play last week in protest of police brutality and systemic racism after the shooting of Jacob Blake, but there is nothing new about mixing sports and movements for social justice.
Some time last year, when I was going to use a couple of quotes from Dusty Park for a story, I checked with him to make sure he was still president of the Junior Trojans Soccer Club, purely for identification purposes.
Joel Dean tacked on three more points to his lead in the Sport Mod class with his Aug. 15 victory at Pahrump Valley Speedway.
Apparently, in a horseshoes tournament, it’s better to be a sponsor than the host.
The 24th Annual Maxxis Tires Casey Folks Vegas to Reno Presented by Fox entered the record books as the largest, best paid, most rewarding and certainly most challenging Vegas to Reno event ever held.