2014 BOYS STATE REPRESENTATIVES NAMED

The Joshua Tree American Legion Post 761 recently announced that seven area juniors have been named as the 2014 Boys’ State delegates. Delegates from Twentynine Palms High School are Jared Burks, Dylan Martinez and Francisco Romo, with Vincent Thomas as an alternate. From Joshua Springs Christian School is Eddie Costello,

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL ROCK-OFF SATURDAY NIGHT

Join the Yucca Valley High School staff and students for a night of fun at the annual Rock Off, Saturday, March 22, 7 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Yucca Valley High School. Performances will include lip singing to the Bangles, Beatles, David Bowie, and the Supremes just to name

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat Golf Team is 0-3 in preseason play. The ’Cats traveled to Apple Valley and Maywood Palm Valley last week and lost both matches. On Monday, the ’Cats hosted Apple Valley and suffered their first home loss. Coach Grant Whipple said the ’Cats played hard

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat Track and Field team traveled to Temecula for the Great Oak Distance Invitational. Junior Steven Bloomfield earned a 17 second personal record in the 1600 meters; Makya Bullion was 0.34 seconds off the freshman meet record, but placed third and scored six points for

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SOCCER CLUB FORMING IN THE HI-DESERT

Desert United Soccer Club is forming teams in the high desert for U10 boys and girls, and U14 girls. Free clinics will be held Tuesday and Thursday night, March 18 and 20, at 6 p.m. at the Yucca Valley High School. Players from Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley

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STEM SCHOLARSHIPS

If you’re off to a community college soon, and have interests in a technical field, Mike Lipsitz urges you to apply for a STEM scholarship…

College bound local high school seniors may be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship from the Copper Mountain College Foundation. Multiple scholarships are available for what

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MONDAY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School golf team will host Apple Valley High School at home. Tee off is at 2:45. The Twentynine Palms High School boy’s tennis team will host Indian Springs at home; first serve is at 3:15. At Joshua Springs High

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YUCCA VALLEY TEACHER ACCUSED OF SEX WITH STUDENT BOOKED AND RELEASED

As expected, the Yucca Valley High School teacher who had a warrant out for his arrest, surrendered himself in to the Sheriff’s Department Thursday morning. Sheriff records indicate that Zachary Miller, 33, of Yucca Valley, was booked into the Morongo Basin Jail at 11:40 a.m. Miller’s bail was set at

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School softball team will travel to Palm Springs for a double header. Game times are 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Wildcat track team will be participating in the Distance International Tournament in Great Oak, with the first event

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER ACCUSED OF SEX WITH 17-YEAR-OLD STUDENT

A 33-year-old Yucca Valley High School teacher is expected to turn himself in to the Sheriff’s Department today, to answer charges that he had sex with a female student. A Joshua Tree Superior Court judge issued a warrant for the arrest of Zachary Miller Wednesday. According to the District Attorney’s

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL AND YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL COLLECTING DONATED PROM DRESSES

The Yucca Valley High School S-Club is accepting donated dresses for its prom dress closet. The dresses can be dropped off at the Yucca Valley High School front office through April 4. The dresses will be free to any student in the Morongo Basin who comes to the school, accompanied

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BLOOD DRIVE AT YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive on Friday, March 14, at the Yucca Valley High School, 7600 Sage Avenue, from 8 to 1 p.m. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. All prospective donors should

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

In high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School track team will travel to Irvine for a 2:30 p.m. meet. The Trojan baseball team will travel away to Needles.

The Joshua Springs baseball team will host Nuview Bridge at home; first pitch is at 3:15.

ARREST WARRANT ISSUED FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER FOR SEX WITH STUDENT

An arrest warrant was issued today for a Yucca Valley High School teacher, who is accused of having sex with a female student. According to the Sheriff’s Department, officials at the high school notified the Sheriff’s Department January 31 that they suspected Zachary Miller, 33, of Yucca Valley, was having

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL THEATER STUDENTS OPEN “TEEN ANGEL” TOMORROW

The talented theater students at Yucca Valley High School are putting on a spring production. Dan Stork tells about “Teen Angel”… A student-directed production of “Teen Angel” will be going on in the Yucca Valley High School Multipurpose Room this week. The show is written by D.M. Larson, produced by

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL IN TOURNAMENT ACTION

The Yucca Valley High School softball team competed in the Annual Palm Springs High School invitational softball tournament on March 7 and 8. Losing the first two games to Apple Valley and JW North high schools on Friday. Yucca Valley High School Softball Head Coach Dennis Priest said the team

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HIGHWAY 62 CLUB VOLLEYBALL TEAM

Club volleyball teams in three teen age groups are practicing their sport in Yucca Valley. ROP Broadcastng student Allixandria Durrum tells how to get in on the action… The Highway 62 club volleyball team is a league of players between the ages of 13-18. These ages are divided into three

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School and Twentynine Palms High School girls’ softball teams will be competing in a two-day tournament in Palm Springs.

The Joshua Springs baseball team will host Victor Valley Christian School at home. First pitch is at 3:15.

The Twentynine

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SCHOOL BOARD MEETING PACKED WITH TEACHERS DEMANDING A RAISE

A standing-room-only crowd of school teachers and classified school employees expressed their disapproval with the course of not-yet-concluded contract negotiations between their unions and the Morongo Unified School District last night. Reporter Dan Stork was there to witness the show of solidarity, and tells what else happened at the Board

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL STAFF VERSUS STUDENT BASKETBALL GAME FRIDAY

Can a staff basketball team ever defeat the varsity at Yucca Valley High School? Dan Stork says come see, and support the sports program… The 4th Annual Yucca Valley High School “Staff vs. Boys Basketball” game is Friday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in the Trojan Gym. The cost of

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