Casey Folks, president of Best in the Desert Racing Association, came back to Pahrump in December with the return of the Pahrump Nugget 250. He is best known for the Vegas to Reno off-road race. He went out doing what he did best, organizing a race down in Parker, Arizona, where he had his stroke. He was airlifted to Las Vegas, where he passed away on Thursday morning. Folks said that his Vegas to Reno race brought $48 million to the regions the race touched and for Pahrump he said the race brought in $15 million to the region.
Winter sports are beginning this week for students throughout the Nye County area.
Even though UNLV ended their season with a two-game losing streak after falling to the Air Force Falcons 48-14, senior running back Charles Williams ended his career with one of his best games of the season.
The 2021 Pahrump Valley Speedway racing season came to an end after the final race event of the season took place last weekend.
The UNLV Runnin’ Rebels lost the third of their last four games over Thanksgiving weekend when they hosted the No. 2-ranked UCLA Bruins 73-51.
The UNLV Rebels had their two-game winning streak snapped when they lost to the visiting San Diego State Aztecs 28-20 over the weekend.
The Nevada Wolf Pack lost their second game in a row over the weekend in a three overtime affair against the Air Force Falcons 41-39.
Ed Poland and Kali Costa Ayres won their divisions in the Pahrump Valley Tournament Bowling Club event on Saturday.
The Pahrump U10 softball team finished third in their end-of-the-season tournament that was held in Las Vegas.
Pahrump’s U13 Junior Trojans football team defeated the Henderson Raiders 24-6 to win the league championship over the weekend in Las Vegas.
David Wilson has taken over the head coaching position for the boys basketball team at Pahrump Valley High School.