The Moapa Valley High School’s swim team competed in the regional meet last week at UNLV. There, all the Division IA teams made their debut in the new league. At the meet, MVHS Swimmer Porter Lamping accomplished a first in Pirate swim history.
How many different ways can you throw an opponent to the ground? Lee Koehler can show you many different ways. With Koehler’s Black Belt rank, he instructs his local students in the art of judo and boxing.
Moapa Valley played five games in the divisionals last week winning three and losing two. Those two losses ended the season for the Pirates. When it came down to it, Moapa just couldn’t beat Boulder City. The game against the Eagles was the Pirates’ second loss and the elimination match for Moapa from the tournament.
The realignment has played havoc with both the boys and girls track teams. The southern addition of large schools has done what it was intended to do: encourage more students to participate in sports. Of course, that’s great for the large schools. But not so good for the smaller ones.
The Moapa Valley High School softball team was eliminated from the regional playoffs last week. They were beaten in their first two games. The girls finished the season 12-14 overall and 7-5 in league play. They came in as the fourth seed in the tournament last week and immediately played the top seed Faith Lutheran in the first game.