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Pahrump Youth Softball: Fall ball season is open for registration. Registration is Aug. 26 and 29 at Ian Deutch Field at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., at the snack bar. Cost to play is $65. A copy of the birth certificate is required to register. For more info: richlauver@hotmail.com.

Saturday, Aug. 27 at Lakeside Casino and RV Park: Super Arena World Cup Jet Ski racing returns for a second time this summer if you missed it the first time. Racing starts at 1 p.m., with the main event at 7 p.m. under the lights. Then on Aug. 28, racing begins at 10 a.m., with the main event at 3 p.m.

Racing at the Pahrump Valley Speedway: All classes will race this Saturday at 7 p.m. Adult tickets: $10, seniors 55+: $8, children 6-14 years: $6, children age 5 and under are FREE, family six pack: $30 for two adults and four kids under age 14, season pass: $180.

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Pahrump team wins 3 of 4 in Arizona baseball tournament

For the first time in six months, baseball players from Pahrump took the field in live competition, and the results were mostly encouraging.

Pahrump Valley Speedway draws largest number of cars this season

Dan Snowden raced in the Sport Mod class for the first time in 10 racing nights and put himself in the standings with his victory Sept. 12 at Pahrump Valley Speedway.

Dilger, Study team to win Mike’s Midnight Madness

With the Nevada State Horseshoe Pitching Association championships in Tonopah just weeks away, Pahrump pitchers have been getting ready by competing in both NSHPA-sanctioned tournaments and the more informal backyard series tournaments.

PVLL to elect board members at Oct. 1 meeting

Pahrump Valley Little League will hold a meeting Thursday, Oct. 1 to elect board members.

Hundreds remember Dusty Park at Pahrump Valley Speedway

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 baseball players getting back on the field

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.

Dedeic, Dunn capture Pahrump VFW horseshoes tournament

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.

Quinteros, Gulley win divisions at PVTBC tournament

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.

Tom Rysinski: Sports, social movements have long history together

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.