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This week in sports

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.

Want to be in This Week in Sports, submit pictures of youth sports or sports charity event to Vern Hee at vhee@pvtimes.com.

‘Here we go’: Tonopah coach gets ready for next year

TONOPAH — A retired Nye County Sheriff’s sergeant who traveled the nation has parked his RV in Tonopah once again to coach the Muckers baseball team.

Sportsman’s Quest: The Story Teller

The time of hunting and fishing conventions has come to an end and the hunting guides-outfitters have returned home to prepare for another season. I’m left with my head full of new stories and my sides still aching from laughing at the crazy tales and humorous, if sometimes dangerous, adventures we’ve shared at vendor booths, in the hallways, hotel rooms and yes, while sipping a beverage in the local “watering holes.”

JIM BUTLER DAYS: Horseshoes group honors Tonopah founder

Six competitive horseshoe pitchers met in a Nevada town with roughly 2,000 residents and home of the Clown Motel, which is next to a cemetery that dates back to 1901 in Tonopah.

Pahrump Valley baseball | 3 Trojans make top 100 in division

The defending state champion Pahrump Valley baseball weren’t able to bring home another title this season, but three standouts for the Trojans ranked in the top 100 players in the 3A division for their batting averages.

Off-roaders compete in 60-mile Beatty poker run

Beatty was filled with off-road enthusiasts for last month’s BigHorn Outback Explorers’ annual Poker Run. In all, 176 vehicles, including ATV’s, UTV’s, Jeeps, and trucks, took to the 60-mile route through Beatty’s outback backyard

Pahrump Valley baseball gets fifth straight win

Sitting undefeated in the 3A South-Mountain baseball standings, the Pahrump Valley Trojans got their fifth win in a row.