Taking their talents to the beach, a trio of Boulder City youth volleyball players are hoping to make a name for themselves on the sand before stepping on the hardwood for the Lady Eagles.
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Outscoring their opponents 43-1, the Boulder City Little League juniors dominated their way to a District 2 championship July 13 at Arroyo Grande Park.
June 1, four-person scramble for Plus 55 Boulder City Men’s/Women’s Golf Association
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, is on everybody’s list of must-see places in the Southwest, but during summer, dealing with the crowds and traffic can be frustrating at best. However, if you have some flexibility in your schedule, there’s a remedy for that problem. Check out the park’s popular main area, with its natural amphitheaters filled with striking hoodoo formations, first thing in the morning, before most visitors arrive. Then set out to other areas of Bryce for hiking.
Pit Stop team unstoppable in
Junior Eagles football team hosting clinic, seeking players
Boulder Bowl is now accepting sign-ups for its fall leagues that start in September. Visit the bowling alley at 504 California Ave. for details.
Flagstaff, Arizona, is not only a good destination to escape the hotter weather of Southern Nevada, but also serves as the perfect base camp for a few one-day side trips to the state’s greatest sights. Within an hour or two from town, you can be at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, sliding down a natural water chute near Sedona, or visiting any of three nearby national monuments.
Brewery surprises others, claims co-ed league victory
Team vs Field
Mammoth Lakes, California, in the Eastern Sierra, is best known as an international winter ski and snowboard resort, but from mid-July through September it transforms into one of the best hiking, mountain biking and outdoor person’s paradises in the state. It also offers the bonus of being the best jumping-off place to visit Devils Postpile National Monument, located about 7 miles from town, and an almost unique, must-see destination.
Men’s softball league begins tourney
Quickly gaining steam and churning out strong performers, organizers of the BC Alliance boys and girls youth soccer program are hoping to build on their recent success by creating more opportunities for players within the community to play high-quality soccer.
Jim Coleman of Boulder City bowled his first perfect game June 15 at Boulder Bowl while playing in the Hi Lo Scratch League.
Coed softball begins season-ending tourney
Boulder Bowl has started its low ball tournament. Participants can bowl anytime lanes are available.
May 4 four-person shamble for Plus 55 Boulder City Men’s/Women’s Golf Association
Now that local temperatures are soaring into three digits, our hearts seek the highlands when we plan a summer getaway. Some of the most agreeable and accessible highlands are in Cedar Breaks National Monument in southern Utah. The park lies on the Markagunt Plateau at an elevation of more than 10,000 feet, almost guaranteeing cool weather for hiking, wildflower viewing and star gazing.
Three men’s softball teams tied for first place
It takes some time to drive to Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park, located a couple hours north of Tonopah, but the road trip is worth it, especially in summer, when the temperatures are at their most pleasant — perfect for seeing the historic sites, picnicking and camping. On the western edge of the Shoshone Mountains, the 1,540-acre park has elevations ranging from 6,840 to 7,880 feet.
Volleygirls reign throughout spring league, win championship
One of the best weekend getaways our region affords is to Lone Pine, California. It’s uncrowded — a small town of about 2,000 people — and lies in Owens Valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevadas’ spectacular eastern slope. The area is rich in camping, hiking and fishing opportunities, and has the distinction of being the location where many popular films were shot. Even the four-hour plus drive there can be fun, for much of it is via uncrowded highways through open and attractive country.
Breann Sanford, a junior at Boulder City High School, recently placed third in the all-around competition in the Senior 8 division of the 2017 Women’s Junior Olympic Level 9 Western Championships in Boise, Idaho.
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