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Valleys football team holds their new helmets with a retired Raider after a greeting and initial reveal.

Raiders Provide Valley With New Helmets

Quinn Pedrick, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2021

New helmets were provided for Valley’s football team by the Las Vegas Raiders on August 9th to start off the season. The Raiders are heavily involved in the youth athletics in Las Vegas, providing...

Walter Snodgrass dives in at the Grossman Invitational on May 21.  Snodgrass ended his high school swimming career as a third year Varsity swimmer and was the team captain.

Spring Sports Wrap-up As School Year Ends

Thor's Hammer Staff May 27, 2021

Spring Sports began late in the spring semester but allowed athletes an opportunity to practice and participate in sports for the first time during the pandemic. Varsity swim ended their season on May...

Senior Ahmed Saleh with Coach Tarina Elliott after receiving a Viking helmet and lei during the senior walk off.

Volleyball Seniors Vacate Home Court

Quinn Pedrick, Managing Editor May 26, 2021

Valley’s Varsity Boys’ Volleyball seniors played their last two home games of their high school careers against Mojave High School and Rancho High School on May 8th. While Valley lost both games,...

Track seniors standing center field after being recognized for their achievements as senior athletes.

Track Seniors Close Out Season

Quinn Pedrick, Managing Editor May 26, 2021

Valley’s track team held their last home meet on May 14th, closing out the regular season and bringing an end to the seniors’ high school track careers. The meet was the last of the season before...

The Lady Vikings ending their pre-game huddle with a cheer for the graduating seniors playing their last game.

Softball Seniors Take Their Leave

Quinn Pedrick, Managing Editor May 19, 2021

Valley’s Varsity softball team had an astonishing win on Wednesday, May 12th as the last home game for the seniors. Following a loss on the previous Monday, the seniors played their best final game...

Seniors (left to right) Stiveen Castro Martinez, Gary Bricker, and Roberto Alavrez with (far left) Coach Tyler Winters and (far right) Assistant Coach Richard McDonald grouped together after the seniors were walked at the end of the game.

Baseball Has a Bittersweet Goodbye

Quinn Pedrick, Managing Editor May 18, 2021

Valley’s Varsity Baseball seniors played their last home game on May 11th against Pahrump Valley. The game ended with Valley losing 16-8. Valley fell behind early in the game, but managed to battle...

Valleys boys volleyball team wearing the Freedom Riders t-shirts on May 5th in appreciation.

Freedom Riders Appreciated at Valley

Valeria Garcia Alcala, Reporter May 18, 2021

The Freedom Riders’s journey was celebrated by Valley athletes, such as the volleyball and swim teams, on Wednesday, May 5. The teams showed their support to the Freedom Riders by wearing shirts that...

Sophomore Joseph Spencer competing in the 100 meter backstroke. The swimmers coaches and teammates were at the edge of the pool providing encouragement.

Swimmers Swim Swell

Quinn Pedrick, Managing Editor May 18, 2021

Valley’s swim team competed at the Henderson Multigenerational outdoor pool on May 8th where swimmers improved their times in a multitude of races. The swimmers competed against Coronado and Silverado...

Gary Bricker is a passionate sports fan and player of baseball. Bricker plans to  continue to pursue the sport even after high school.

Farewell to a Passionate Bricker

Isabella Medina, Reporter May 11, 2021

Senior Gary Bricker will continue his passion of baseball and pursue a career in sports after graduating this year. Bricker has been at Valley for all his years in high school, and is proud to be a...

Senior Roberto Alvarez making a hit during the tight game against Clark on May 3rd, helping to make the first inning end in a score of Valley 5-3.

Baseball Breaks Even With A Great Win and Two Informative Losses

Quinn Pedrick, Managing Editor May 11, 2021

Valley’s Varsity Baseball team has held multiple home games in the past weeks, including April 28th, May 3rd, and May 5th with one great win and two fighting losses. On April 28th, Valley played Western...

Junior Lily Mader is on Valleys softball team. Mader has been playing softball since she was seven years old.

Mader Makes Her Mark in Softball

Kahleia Corpuz, Editor-in-Chief May 11, 2021

Junior Lily Mader’s softball abilities have garnered the praise of her coach and spectators alike. Mader initially got into the sport when she was at her friend’s house, which was the first time...

Junior Destiny Ayala preparing to hit the next pitched ball from their Moapa Valley opponent pitcher in the bottom of the 3rd inning on May 3rd.

Lost Game Provides Chance to Grow

Quinn Pedrick, Managing Editor May 10, 2021

On May 3rd, Valley’s Varsity Softball team faced a devastating loss of 23-1 against Moapa Valley High School. The game didn’t go without a strong fight from the Lady Vikings. The players demonstrated...

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