THE STAFF AGAINST BASKETBALL TEAM AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Can the staff ever defeat the varsity boys’ basketball team at Yucca Valley High School? They will try again Friday, February 27, at the 5th Annual “Staff Versus Boys Basketball” game. The game starts at 7 p.m. in Trojan Gym and is only $3. The game is a fundraiser for

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL WRESTERS IN ACTION

Coming up in high school sports, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ wrestling team will compete Friday and Saturday in the Boys’ Masters meet, while the girls’ team will compete in the Girls’ State meet.

YUCCA VALLEY AND TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOLS COMBINED MUSIC CONCERT THURSDAY

Twentynine Palms High School and Yucca Valley High School are scheduled to exhibit their talents at the annual combined music concert taking place this year in the Twentynine Palms High School gym. On Thursday, February 26, the bands and choirs from both high schools will perform. Reporter Taylor Thacker spoke

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING UPDATE

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan boys’ wrestlers had their season come to a close Friday and Saturday at the CIF Inland Division Championships at Temecula Valley High School. Coach Brandon Whitbread said Trojan wrestlers Martin Kennedy, Isaac Arismendiz, and Michael McKay made it into the second day of competition,

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: RESULTS AND SCHEDULES

Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball played Whittier Christian Wednesday night in Wildcat gymnasium for the first round boys’ CIF division 4A playoff game. Coach Michael Schneider said it was a hard-fought battle on both ends of the court, but the ’Cats fell just short of beating the opponent. The

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS WRESTLER GOING TO STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to Yucca Valley High School Trojan girls’ wrestler Vanessa Contreras for winning the 116-pound weight class at Friday and Saturday’s CIF Southern Section Finals at Roosevelt High School in Riverside. Wrestling Coach Brandon Whitbred said with the win, Vanessa Contreras qualifies to compete in the California Girls’ State Championships

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TWENTYNINE PALMS GIRLS BASKETBALL FINISHES UNDEFEATED IN LEAGUE PLAY

Thursday night, Twentynine Palms High School girls’ varsity Wildcats finished their regular season with a 51-to-41 win at Yucca Valley High School to raise their record to 20-and-6 overall and 12-and-0 in league. As of the last CIF 4AA poll, the Wildcats were ranked number 6 in a very tough

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball finished DeAnza league play against rival Yucca Valley High School last night. Coach Michael Schneider said it turned out to be a fierce battle throughout, with high tensions and stakes. After jumping to a 10-point lead for most of the game, Yucca Valley fought

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports action today, the Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms High Schools boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will compete against each other in Yucca Valley. The girls start at 6, the boys at 7:30.

The Joshua Springs Lightning boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will host Mesa Grande Academy

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball team beat the Rams of Desert Mirage high school last night, cruising to a 52-to-40 point win. Coach Michael Schneider said the night was highlighted by nice defensive play from everyone on the team. D’Shaun Barrett led all scorers with 19 points. Jimmy

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SERVICES TOMORROW FOR CHARLENE CARROTHERS

Charlene Carrothers, a 30-year-resident of Yucca Valley, died February 7. She was 61 years old. Charlene Carrothers is survived by her husband, Craig Carrothers; her daughter Carrie Baker of Erie. Pennsylvania; two sons, Cory Carrothers of Ray City, Georgia; Casey Carrothers of Santa Rosa; 11 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild. Charlene

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Saturday, February 7, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ varsity basketball team traveled to Orange County and the J Serra Pavilion to compete in the Play 4 Kay Showcase for cancer research. The Wildcats defeated St. Bernard 61 to 31, to raise their record to 18-and-6 overall, and 10-and-0 in

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MISS YUCCA VALLEY 2015 AND HER COURT NAMED

A 16-year-old junior from Yucca Valley High School was crowned as “Miss Yucca Valley” Saturday night at the annual pageant sponsored by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club. Sarah Webb was selected by the judges after a long pageant process. The pageant is not a beauty contest and does not include

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ wrestling team put on a great performance at the Southern Division Championships Saturday at Upland High School. Coach Brandon Whitbred said the Lady Trojans tied for sixth place overall in a field of over 50 schools. All five of the Trojan girls wrestled well,

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MISTRIAL FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER ACCUSED OF SEX WITH A STUDENT

A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday morning in the case of a Yucca Valley High School teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. After four days of testimony, the jury deliberated for about 12 hours over 3 days before telling Judge Bert Swift Wednesday that they

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE JULIE MARTINEZ

The Annual Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant, sponsored by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club, will be held tomorrow evening at 6:00 at the Joshua Springs Thunderdome. Tickets are available at the door. Today we meet contestant Julia Martinez….. Today we visit with Julia Martinez, a junior at Yucca Valley High

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball team took to the court last night against the De Anza league first-place team, Rancho Mirage High School. Coach Michael Schneider said they clawed and fought after a bad first half and finished with a nail-biter of a victory, 62-59. Kyle Hope and

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MISTRIAL IN CASE OF YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER

A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the case against a Yucca Valley teacher who is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. When the jury came back into court Wednesday morning and said they could not reach a unanimous verdict, Judge Bert Swift declared a mistrial

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WE MEET MISS YUCCA VALLEY CANDIDATE ROSIE LEMM

Twelve Yucca Valley Junior girls, from three area High Schools, will compete this Saturday night at 6:00 p.m. in the Miss Yucca Valley Pageant, sponsored by the Yucca Valley Rotary Club. The event starts at 6:00 p.m. and tickets are available at the door. Z107.7 has been introducing you to

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

Tuesday night, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ varsity basketball team raised their record to 9 and 0 in league with a win over Shadow Hills High School, 57-to-29. Coach Michael Schneider said all 10 varsity players saw significant playing time. Defense was the star of the game. Leading the

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