First-year Boulder City girls basketball coach Paul Dosch scheduled nonleague opponent Foothill in the middle of his team’s Sunrise League schedule as a way of measuring his team. Playing the larger and faster Division 1 team would allow Dosch to expose the Division 1-A Lady Eagles’ weaknesses while providing experience against a formidable opponent.
It was being called the battle for first place, but most critics secretly thought it would be less of a battle and more of a one-sided rout.
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Teagan Smale’s 201.3 is the highest per-game average in Division 1-A where the Eagles are among the favorites to win this season’s state bowling championship. The Eagles were runner-up in 2013.
The football battle for first place is scheduled for Friday at Boulder City’s stadium.
Sophomore forward Megan Morton is playing her first year of varsity girls basketball, but she is not intimidated by the older, often taller opponents.
Senior Thomas Prach (160 pounds) went 5-2 for his seven matches and placed fifth in the two-day Asics So-Cal Wrestling Challenge on Friday and Saturday in Santa Ana, Calif.
At times, visitors to Boulder City High sports games might want to rub their eyes to make sense of what they are seeing. The school’s opponents are not seeing double, but you can’t blame them for thinking their sight might need adjusting.
Boulder City senior linebacker Dillon Prach and junior defensive end Brooks Roe have been selected to the Division IA football’s all-state second team. Both also were chosen All-Southern Region first team and All-Sunrise League first team.
Boulder City first-year girls’ basketball coach Paul Dosch knew his team would eventually lose a game. He was more concerned with how his team would bounce back after the setback.
A handful of individuals and several relay teams excelled on the national level Dec. 19-22 as the Boulder City/Henderson Heatwave amateur swim club finished second in the 22nd annual Elite Pro-Am Chesapeake Swim Meet in Oklahoma City.
The Boulder City flag football team remains unbeaten and is one of only two teams in Clark County among 34 in the sport that has yet to lose a game.
The Boulder City boys bowling team started the season as the favorite to win the state championship. They took another step to solidify that position when they defeated two-time defending state champion Southeast Career Technical Academy on Dec. 16 at Boulder Bowl.
First, the Boulder City girls basketball team was good. Then it was lucky. Twice.
The Boulder City boys basketball team, betrayed by poor free-throw shooting, lost 49-45 to visiting Faith Lutheran on Friday.