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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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BCHS graduate plans to compete nationally

Seasoned triathlete and 2021 Boulder City High School graduate Ethan Porter will compete in the 2021 Zone3 Junior Nationals at Voice of America Park later this month.

High school fishers find success at world finals

Boulder City was well represented at the 2021 12th annual High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship held June 30-July 3 on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, South Carolina, sending four high school fishermen from the Boulder City Bass Club.

More scenery, less crowds: Summer ‘grand’ time to visit canyon’s North Rim

If you are planning a visit to Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona — and most people do have that visit on their bucket lists — you might consider aiming at the North Rim instead of the better-known South Rim. This area of the park, accessed via the Arizona Strip, gets only about 10 percent the number of visitors who crowd the South Rim.

Tufa give Mono Lake its unique look

Mono Lake is located just east of the Sierra Nevada Range by the small town of Lee Vining, California, the eastern gateway to Yosemite National Park. Seeing it is a uniquely Western experience and summer is the time to see it.

Four volleyball standouts named to all-state team

Fresh off their first 3A state championship in school history, four Boulder City High School boys volleyball players were named to the 3A all-state team and six were named all-region performers.

Softball star Baker signs with St. Ambrose

Brooke Baker, a senior softball star at Boulder City High School, is moving on to the collegiate level, committing to NAIA program St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.

Grothe vies for spot on Olympic swim team

Zane Grothe, a 2010 Boulder City High School graduate, remains in the running to be on the U.S. Olympic swimming team.

Eagles sweep top postseason awards

Fresh off their 3A regional championship, five Boulder City High School baseball players were named to the all-region team and eight were named all-league performers.