weather icon Clear

Trojans defense plays hard, team comes up short

The Trojans took their rushing game to Boulder City last Friday, where they met a perennial powerhouse game, but the Eagles this year have not been the running team they have been in the past.

The Eagles have been averaging 188.7 yards per game and 30.7 yards in the air. They run a power running game out of a double wing formation. The Trojans lost the game 14-8, but their defense effectively shut down Boulder City. The Eagles managed only 131 yards the entire game and 82 yards passing. The Eagles scored two touchdowns in the second quarter and were shut out for three quarters.

Even though Pahrump did not get the “W” the team still posted more yards on the ground than the Eagles at 211 yards. An interesting stat for the Trojans is last year they had 907 yards total and this year the Trojans’ ground game has 650 yards for just three games.

The Moapa Valley Pirates are the next opponent for Pahrump and they are 3-0. Moapa has a balanced attack, throwing for 163 yards per game and they rush for 211 yards per game. Surprisingly, the Trojans have out-rushed the Pirates 650 yards to 422 yards to date. Something unusual for the Pirates is their eight fumbles in three games. Their last game was a 35-6 victory over Mojave.

Look for two very physical ground games this Friday at Moapa at 7 p.m. The team who wins will be successful in the air.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
Muckers edge out Hornets in tight matchup

This was the second matchup between these two schools this season. Tonopah got a two-sets-to-zero win over the Hornets during a tournament at the beginning of the season.

Trojans volleyball hits midseason slump with tournament sweep

The Trojans, who currently hold a 5-12 overall record, got their third league win of the season on Thursday when they traveled to Las Vegas to take on Desert Pines.

Trojans fall short in comeback, lose 28-25 to Eagles

Before the game began, Pahrump Valley High School held a moment of silence for Jared Mudge who died last week at the age of 19 due to complications from an appendicitis attack. Mudge played football for the Trojans before moving to Arizona in 2020.

Lady Trojans kick-off league play on right foot

The Pahrump Valley girls soccer team began their league-play schedule this week with a couple of home matchups.

A coaching career for the ages, forged in Beatty

Sonny Lubick became a college football coaching legend. But first he had to help a ragtag band of Beatty high-school kids find their place on the gridiron—and in life

Magda and Zuloaga take Shoes & Brews at DJ’s Saloon

The tournament had 24 pitchers participating, split into teams of two pitchers, with an A division and a B division pitcher on each team.

Beatty gets victory over Indian Springs at home

With their win, the Hornets now have a record of 2-1 on the season and they have matched their season win total from last year with four games still to play.