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Portneuf Valley Soccer Club Galaxy goalkeeper James Goettsche guides a shot that sails over the crossbar during action March 15.

Local parks host college showcase soccer tournament

SOCCER: The annual Players College Showcase draws soccer squads from across the U.S. – The 2014 Players College Showcase features soccer prospects from youth teams across the United States performing under the discerning eyes of more than 400 college coaches and sports directors. The boys’ tournament was held March 14-16 at 13 venues across the […]

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Host Gators start strong as High School track and field season begins

ATHLETICS: Green Valley  Newcomers Track and Field meet draws young athletes from across Valley – The 2014 High School track and field kicked off locally with the Green Valley Newcomers meet, which drew hundreds of athletes from multiple schools across the valley to Green Valley High School March 14. The Gators finished first in 14 of […]

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Bald eagle sightings down in new Lake Mead wildlife survey

Biologists attribute decline to warm western winter and possible die-off from West Nile virus Volunteers and biologists spotted 132 bald eagles as eight survey boats traced the shorelines of Lake Mead and Lake Mohave searching for raptor species. The National Park Service, Nevada Department of Wildlife, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services and U.S. Bureau of […]

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Lake Mead gets greener with 600 more solar panels

New PV panels will power warehouse, communications center and park offices By Taylor Nunley, Lake Mead NRA Public Affairs Assistant  Lake Mead National Recreation Area continues to “Go Green” with the addition of photovoltaic systems that not only ensure conservative energy, but also provide shade to government vehicles.  More than 600 PV panels were installed […]

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