Each week the coaches at Boulder City High School nominate an athlete to spotlight for contributions made to his or her team. This week’s honoree is senior Emma Jeppsen, who plays as a wide receiver and line backer for the school’s varsity flag football team. She caught seven passes for 81 yards and one touchdown, as well as rushing 14 times for 81 yards and two touchdowns against Desert Pines and Del Sol in the semifinals and regional championship games. Jeppsen also recorded eight tackles. The Lady Eagles were victorious in both games, winning 34-13 and 21-14, respectively. She is the daughter of John and Jody Jeppsen.
There is finally a sigh of relief for high school athletics as Clark County School District recently announced students can participate in spring sports beginning April 16.
The BC Juniors, a local club volleyball team, came in first place in a tournament last weekend. The Nevada Volleyball Center Challenge was a 16-and-under tournament held at the Nevada Volleyball Complex in North Las Vegas from Feb. 27-28. The BC Juniors, coached by BCHS girls’ volleyball varsity head coach Chad Robinson, went 7-1 in the double elimination tournament.
After a nearly year-long shutdown, the final hurdle to get high school athletes back into the game has been cleared as Clark County School District OK’d a spring sports season.
Matt Morton, a recent graduate of Boulder City High School, signed his national letter of intent to play basketball at the College of Southern Nevada on Feb. 5.
Boulder City High School senior football star Trey Davis signed his national letter of intent with Allan Hancock College on Feb. 5.
Clark County School District dealt high school sports its latest blow Jan. 22 when it announced the fall season has been canceled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
When the Boulder City High School girls volleyball team takes the court again, presumably this spring, it will be under new leadership after longtime Lady Eagles assistant Chad Robinson was named head coach.
Adding another blow to high school sports during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Clark County School District announced Dec. 1 that the winter high school sports season has been canceled.
Fulfilling his dreams of becoming a Division I athlete, Boulder City High School senior swim star Joseph Purdy signed with the University of Denver on Nov. 11.
Ethan Speaker, Boulder City High School’s boys basketball star, has fulfilled his dream of becoming a Division I athlete after committing to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.