Boulder City High School girls tennis star sophomore Olivia Mikkelson waited patiently on Tuesday at 4A Silverado for her serves to be returned, except the majority of them weren’t. Overpowering her opponents with ease, Mikkelson completed a 3-0 sweep on the day, Leading the Lady Eagles past the Skyhawks 14-4.
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Not much has changed for the Boulder City High School girls golf program since last season, or the season before for that matter, after picking up its 10th consecutive 3A Sunrise League victory on Tuesday.
Men’s basketball league championship tonight
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Boulder City High School football coach Chris Morelli is hopeful his now veteran junior core can lead the Eagles through their next rebuilding phase after players were forced into action as inexperienced sophomores.
Coach Duncan Stark thinks Boulder City High School’s girls soccer team is ready for a return trip after making its first postseason appearance in four years last season.
Finishing sixth at last season’s 3A state championship meet at Craig Ranch Park, the girls Boulder City High school cross-country program is searching for its first state championship since 1999 behind a handful of seasoned veterans.
Battling throughout the summer to sort out the depth chart, Boulder City High School’s football program will hold a blue vs. gold scrimmage on Saturday , Aug. 19, . Head coach Chris Morelli said the scrimmage would be the last opportunity players have to win starting jobs heading into week one as they prepare for their home opener against 4A program Clark High School on Friday, Aug 25.
Shaping into one of the best tennis teams in the 3A Southern Region a season ago under former head coach Katy Dorne, newly placed head coach Jami Pappas is hoping to continue to steer Boulder City High School’s girls tennis program in the right direction.
Finishing as last season 3A state champion runner-up, Boulder City High School’s boys tennis program is ready to take the next step under head coach Rachelle Huxford.
Hidden Forest can be the destination for a wonderful 10-mile round-trip day hike, or for a backpack excursion up to a rustic cabin in a ponderosa pine forest. Though the trailhead lies within 50 miles of Las Vegas, within the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, its 5,860-foot elevation provides a welcome escape from the searing summers of the valley floor. It gets even cooler as you go, for the hike has an elevation gain of about 2,000 feet. The gain is spread pretty evenly through the journey, but it’s moderately strenuous even so.
Boulder Bowl is accepting participants for its fall leagues that start in September. Those interested can register at the bowling center, 504 California Ave.
Men’s basketball league gears up for tourney
Members of the Boulder City-Henderson Heatwave swim team returned home with several top 10 finishes after competing July 26-29 in the Southern California Swimming Summer Junior Olympics in Riverside, California, at the Riverside Aquatic Complex.
Boulder City senior softball star Bailey Bennett-Jordan concluded her summer joining Arizona travel organization team Juggernauts, helping it place second at the National Softball Association Southwest World Series.
Lexi Lagan of Boulder City won first- and third-place awards during the National Rifle Association’s Air Pistol National Championship held Sunday.
Fourteen-year-old Boulder City resident Ethan Porter took on his toughest challenge yet as a triathlete and placed 35th out of 68 competitors at the Elite National Championship on Saturday , Aug. 5, in West Chester, Ohio.
Concluding its postseason Aug. 3 with a 2-2 record in the Western Regional tournament, Nevada Division II state champions Boulder City Junior Little League wasn’t able to get past Northern California, losing 9-0 at Ida Price Field in San Jose, California.
Boulder City Elks Lodge will host its annual Elks Soccer Shoot Aug. 21-24.
Woodbury Law leading basketball league
Ethan Porter is ready to push his limits as a triathlete.
Alpine Lakes Loop Trail is one of the best all-around hikes in Great Basin National Park, especially if you’re hiking with people of varying ages and abilities. The loop trail features fantastic views of Wheeler Peak, 13,063 feet in elevation and the second (or first depending on how Boundary Peak at 13,147 feet is classified) highest in Nevada. The hike also passes by two pretty mountain lakes.