Moapa Valley hosted the annual Grant Bushman Invitational Track Meet. Thirteen schools travelled from all over the State to compete in Moapa Valley for the last weekend of the regular season and get a warm-up for the next week’s regional championships.
After a week of being beaten badly by Boulder City, the MVHS baseball team returned home to take its frustrations out on Mojave High School and prepare for the regional tournament which will be hosted by the Pirates this Friday and Saturday. The baseball game between the Rattlers and Pirates lasted the five inning minimum in a Pirate victory of 20-4.
The Moapa Valley High School Girls Softball team went up against Mojave High School on May 3 at home. The girls clobbered the Rattlers 21-2.
I think it’s good to have a little wind, even though we think twice about going out on the lake when the red flag is up at Echo Bay Marina. The weather reports are worth checking, just like the moon charts are worth checking, when it comes to fishing for Striper and Small Mouth Bass in Lake Mead.
Decked out in sharp blue and white cheerleading uniforms, sporting identical braids and glittery ponytails, 38 girls proudly representing Moapa Valley cheered and danced their hearts out in Mesquite on Saturday, April 30 at the Dancing in the Desert competition.
The Moapa Valley High School stadium lights were on Friday night and the streets around the school were crowded with twenty one buses which had brought athletes from seventeen schools from all over Nevada and Arizona. A mass of cars and trucks jammed the parking lot and the desert areas across from the stadium. Is it Football season yet? No, it was the annual Richard Lewis Track and Field Invitational.
Nearly 500 students from greater Moapa Valley, Virgin Valley and Beaver Dam, AZ, elementary schools competed in a 5th Grade Olympics last week in Mesquite in the first of what organizers hope will be an annual event.
MVHS Senior, Shae Bryant will be presented a $1,500 scholarship at an awards banquet at Sam’s Town on May 23. Shae was named as one of ten top student athletes of the year recognized by the Nevada Interscholastic Athletic Association (NIAA), Farmers Insurance Group and Lifetouch.
The Moapa Valley High School Baseball team hosted the Virgin Valley Bulldogs on Friday, April 15 and was beaten in both games of a double-header. The Pirates lost 11-7 in the first game and then ended up losing 10-4 in the night cap.
The blustery weather last week made for light crowds in the stadium but it didn’t dissuade the pro rodeo cowboys from competing in the Clark County Rodeo event, a Wrangler Million Dollar Silver Tour event. Total payout for the local rodeo was $216,857.