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City Recreation

Floor hockey season ends; ball season for youths to start

Children in Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department’s third- through sixth-grade floor hockey program finished their league play last week. League sponsor Copper

Mountain Solar brought cookies for all of the participants to mark the end of play.

T-ball, coach pitch, girls softball and boys baseball leagues begin at 5:30 p.m. May 10 with an opening ceremony and welcome by Mayor Rod Woodbury. Teams have been selected and are practicing now for games, which will be played through June.

Undefeated Volleygirls lead women’s volleyball league

The women’s volleyball league is wrapping up its league play with Volleygirls in first place, followed closely by Heavy Hitters and 2016 champions Synergy. The end-of-the-season tournament will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

League standings: Volleygirls 8-0; Heavy hitters 6-2; Synergy 5-3; Bump, Set, Net 3-5; Amazons 2-6; Net Worth 0-8.

Softball season underway for men, coed teams

Men’s and coed softball spring and summer league began play last week at the ball fields at Hemenway Valley Park. The men play Thursday nights and the coed teams play on Sundays. League play continues through July.

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Eagles net wins

Boulder City High School’s boys basketball team is on a three-game winning streak, including an emotional 55-51 victory over rival Moapa Valley on Tuesday, Jan. 11.

Roundup: Coplin leads Lady Eagles on ground, in air

Starting the new year off strong, Boulder City High School’s flag football team picked up a pair of wins against Sunrise Mountain on Friday, Jan. 7, and Canyon Springs on Tuesday, Jan. 11.

Saguaros at home in Sonoran Desert

Most people see their first saguaro (pronounced “sah-wah-roh) cactus on television, perhaps in a cartoon or a Western movie. The signature plants of the Sonoran Desert, towering saguaro cacti (Carnegiea gigantea) are also beloved symbols of the American West. These cacti can reach 40 feet tall and one was measured at almost 80 feet, although these are the granddaddies of the species.

Girls pick up big win

Finishing 1-3 in the Gator Winter Classic tournament at Green Valley High School, Boulder City High School’s girls basketball team picked up a crucial 43-34 victory over Southeast Career Technical Academy on Dec. 29.

Eagles fall short at tournament

Finishing the Orange Holiday Tournament in California with a 1-4 record, Boulder City High School’s boys basketball team found itself on the wrong side of two close games, falling to Costa Mesa on Dec. 29 and La Habra on Dec. 30.

Upcoming games

By Boulder City Review

Lagan targets 2022 competitions

Boulder City’s first female Olympian, Alexis “Lexi” Lagan, is celebrating her growth as a competitor during this past year and is using it to train for 2022.

BCHS scores valuable experience at tourneys

Playing against stiff competition in the Green Valley Holiday Tournament on Tuesday, Dec. 28, Boulder City High School’s girls basketball team is off to an 0-2 start, but is gaining valuable experience, according to its coach.

Remote refuge home to palm oasis

If you feel the need for a very remote getaway, then the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona might be a good bet. Located pretty much on the road to nowhere, it is itself a wonderful destination for hiking, camping, wildlife watching and photography, as 80 percent of the park is designated as wilderness.

Girls hone skills at tournament

Competing in the recent Tarkanian Classic, Boulder City High School’s girls basketball team split a pair of games and gained some valuable experience.