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City Recreation, June 14

Youth ball seasons end

The Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department’s youth baseball, softball, coach pitch and T-ball leagues came to an end this week. Children ages 5-12 participated in the programs at Veteran’s Memorial Park’s Pratte Field and Hemenway ball fields for five weeks.

Boys baseball concluded with Boulder Dam Credit Union Firebreathing Lizards playing the Goodfellow Crushers Twinbacks. Goodfellow won 10-6.

The girls softball season at Hemenway featured Parsons Auto Body Thunderboldts versus the San Diego Gas and Electric Bumblebees. In the end, Parsons Auto Body came away with the win 13-8.

Clinic to ready youngsters for coming soccer league

The Parks and Recreation Department will host a skill clinic for incoming soccer league players on Saturday, Aug. 18, to kick off the September-through-October season on Pratte soccer fields. The league is open to kindergarten through eighth-grade students.

Registration continues through Aug. 22 at the department offices, 900 Arizona St.

Coed softball league nearing final tournament

Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department’s coed Sunday night softball league will conclude its regular season July 1 at the ball fields at Hemenway Valley Park. The spring/summer champion will be named July 8 after a double-elimination tournament that begins at 8 a.m.

Currently, T.Q. Pallets is leading the pack (13-3) with Lakefront Pool and Contracting Services (12-4) close behind, said Kelly Lehr, sports coordinator for the department. Boulder Dam Credit Union (9-7) is in third place with Boulder Dam Brew Pub (8-8) trailing slightly. Golden Tours (3-13) and The Backstop (3-13) are tied for fifth place.

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Alumni get their kicks against BCHS soccer team

The Boulder City High School boys soccer team had its first test of the season Saturday, Aug. 6. They faced off against the school’s alumni team in a scrimmage that ended in a 4-3 penalty kick victory for the alumni.

Eagles’ standouts expected to shine

As the start of fall sports inches closer with the conclusion of summer, Boulder City High School athletics are at no shortage of returning star players.

Pickleball proves popular; city to add courts

The sport of pickleball is expanding faster than the dry areas at Lake Mead, with over 5 million players nationwide. Boulder City has noticed this and, in a recent City Council meeting, approved $160,000 of the American Rescue Plan Act COVID-19 relief funds for additional courts in the city.

Eagles use summer to hone skills

Prepping for the upcoming season, members of Boulder City High School’s football team traveled to Emmett High School in Idaho for their summer camp.

Wrestler advances to national tourney

Hunter Moore, an incoming senior at Boulder City High School, will represent Nevada in the Fargo National Championship, after dominating his way through the Western State Championship wrestling tournament held June 22-25.

Swimmers continue to make waves

After helping Boulder City High School’s girls swimming team win its eighth consecutive 3A state championship — which dates back to 2013 — sophomore Phoebe McClaren and junior Tara Higley were honored among the top swimmers in Southern Nevada singled out by Nevada Preps/Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Lady Eagles get all-state honors

After helping lead the Lady Eagles to a state tournament appearance, Boulder City High School’s softball program placed five girls on the 3A all-state team, tied for the most in the classification.

Lagan earns gold at national championship

Alexis “Lexi” Lagan, Boulder City’s first female Olympian, sat atop the podium after taking home first place in air pistols during the 2022 National Pistol Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on June 3-13.

Fishers angle for best spot

Anglers covered the shorelines at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Saturday, June 11, as Boulder City hosted the Southern Nevada free fishing day event.

Eagles dominate state volleyball honors

After winning their second consecutive state championship, Boulder City High School’s boys volleyball team dominated the 3A all-state award landscape, taking home seven of 17 available honors.