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March 26, 2012 by Pamela Moorhouse Naylor (Register to contact)

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Attention all graduates of Yucca Valley and Joshua Springs High School!!!!!! This year we are adding an additional award at the annual Hi-Desert Start Sports Awards Banquet. We have created a "Hall of Fame" and will induct our first alumni at the June 3 banquet. Nomination forms are available at the YVHS or JSHS websites - just click on the link and you can download a nomination form. You can submit it in person at YVHS, JSHS or the Hi-Desert Star or you can e-mail it to me at *****@gmail.com Nominations are due no later than April 27 so please get them in as soon as possible. The criteria for nomination is included on the nomination form. If you have any questions let me know!

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Yucca Valley High School seniors ready to open a new chapter  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School graduating seniors are gearing up to celebrate the end of their high school careers next week at the ...



School board tackles rehab of high school track and field  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Morongo Unified School District trustees engaged in a lengthy discussion over a plan to modernize the Yucca Valley High School track and ...



Yucca Valley's junior varsity boys beat 29 Palms in basketball battle  Hi-Desert Star

JOSHUA TREE — The Yucca Valley High School boys varsity basketball team lost the first ever Rotary Club Battle of the Ball on Tuesday, Jan. 8, after a sluggish ...



Yucca Valley High School student dies after being thrown off SUV hood  Hi-Desert Star

MORONGO VALLEY — A 16-year-old Yucca Valley High School student suffered fatal injuries when he and a friend fell off the hood of a Land Rover that they ...



Yucca Valley High School to host tennis playoffs match Tuesday  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School girls tennis team will host a CIF playoffs match at 2 p.m. Tuesday.



Yucca Valley High School alum Cody Shelton plays on path to U.S. Open soccer championship  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Yucca Valley High School alum Cody Shelton will compete with his Orange County Football Club teammates as they face the LA Galaxy in ...



Yucca Valley High School awards top students | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY –– Some of the best and brightest of Yucca Valley High School were awarded for their achievements in academics, leadership, athletics and ...



School gardens springing up throughout the district | News  Hi-Desert Star

MORONGO BASIN — Students at public schools throughout the Basin are embracing spring and tending to gardens on their campuses.



Yucca Valley Trojan golfers are unstoppable | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School golf team defeated the Banning Broncos 224-336 Tuesday to extend their consecutive win streak to 11 ...



New football coach called a 'game-changer' | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Yucca Valley High School administrators hope John Stewart, the former head coach at Silver Valley High School, will lead the way into a ...



Trojan football loses Battle of the Bell, but lives to fight another day — in playoffs  Hi-Desert Star

The Battle of the Bell began in 1968, shortly after YVHS was formed from members of Twentynine Palms High School. Every year the two high schools' football ...



29 Palms boys strike first in quest to keep Elks Cup  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Twentynine Palms High School varsity boys beat the Trojans of Yucca Valley 2-1 Tuesday in the first round of the annual Elks Cup.



Yucca wrestling pins the competition | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School wrestling teams had an eventful seven days, traveling to Banning High School Nov. 30 and hosting Indio ...



Closed school comes back to life as career academy  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — Six years after Monument, the area's alternative public high school, closed, the school has reopened to offer a new kind of alternative ...



Yucca Valley varsity lose one, win league opener  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School boys basketball team hosted Sultana High School from Hesperia Monday night in a non-league match to test ...



Trojans win home game, prep for Battle of Bell  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY –– The Trojan varsity football team won its fifth straight game Friday night, beating the Desert Mirage Rams 38-22.



'The lighthouse': Trojan family mourns after death of John Frakes  Hi-Desert Star

People speak of life as a light and dying as the light going out, but when John Frakes died, his light had already been distributed, with his hallmark generosity, ...



Trojans honored for academic feats | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School community gathered by the hundreds in the Trojan gym Wednesday night for Renaissance Academic Awards ...



Trojan wrestlers pin Rams on Senior Night | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY –– The Yucca Valley Trojan wrestlers had a night of celebration Tuesday when they beat the Desert Mirage Rams and hosted their annual ...



Campos named to DVL first team as Trojans soccer awards players  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY –– The Trojan boys varsity and junior varsity soccer teams celebrated the end of the season with a banquet Saturday at Yucca Valley High ...



Trojans beat Wildcats in cross-Basin meet | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — In their first league meet of the year, the Yucca Valley track and field team traveled across the Morongo Basin to Wildcat territory, ...



Storm closes highway, strands Wildcats in Yucca | News  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — The storm that blew through the Morongo Basin early Saturday morning, Oct. 13, left a trail of destruction, power outages and indirect ...



Marching band, color guard go into semifinals | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School marching band and color guard are gearing up for semifinals competition after an impressive weekend of ...



Basin students show off their science smarts | News  Hi-Desert Star

JOSHUA TREE — From a backpack umbrella to the water *content* of fruit, about 100 elementary and middle school science projects filled the multipurpose room ...



Kids and animals get big Orchid donations | News  Hi-Desert Star

LANDERS — The Orchid Festival's fundraising for nonprofits rose 22 percent this year over 2017, with a bottom line of $28000 in donations.



Joshua Tree Man Arrested at High School, Accused of Sex With Underage Girl  KTLA Los Angeles

A Joshua Tree man was arrested after investigators learned he'd been carrying out a sexual relationship with a teenage girl, authorities said Friday.



Miss Yucca Valley contestants learn about integrity and attraction before pageant  Hi-Desert Star

“The pageant is mostly about character and integrity on top of how well you speak, how well you interview,” Babrowski said. “It's not about beauty. Attraction ...



Musician, cook and kicker: Holly Gessler wins Youth of the Year  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Holly Gessler has envisioned being the local Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year since she was a small child playing in the club's ...



The Lady Trojan softball team takes fourth league title  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — The Yucca Valley High School varsity softball team took its fourth league championship in a row Thursday by beating the Twentynine ...



Yucca Valley volleyball team hosts playoffs match today  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY –– With a league title behind them, the Lady Trojan volleyball team will move into the first round of CIF Southern Section volleyball playoffs with ...



Yucca Valley's Vanessa Reyes honored as Greenleaf Scholar  Hi-Desert Star

JOSHUA TREE — Yucca Valley High School senior Vanessa Reyes will use her full-ride Greenleaf scholarship to study business administration.



Students with disabilities are honored by school board  Hi-Desert Star

MORONGO BASIN — It's National Disabilities Awareness Month and students with disabilities are being recognized for their efforts and achievements in the ...



Goodpaster and Trojan baseball shut out Desert Hot Springs Eagles  Hi-Desert Star

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — The Yucca Valley High School Trojan varsity baseball team got back into the win column Monday, March 25, with a 4-0 shutout ...



Nail-biters end in win, loss and two ties for Yucca Valley soccer  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Yucca Valley High School soccer took on Desert Hot Springs Thursday night and ended the day with two ties, a win and a loss.



Animal ethics in science class: is dissection necessary to learning?  Hi-Desert Star

Morongo Basin — A bill introduced by California Assemblyman Ash Kalra Feb. 22 would ban dissection in public and private schools grades one through 12.



Yucca Valley High School teacher nominated for state award  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Jennifer Jungwirth, a French and Spanish teacher at Yucca Valley High School, has been selected as a finalist for the California League of ...



Trojan girls soccer team snaps back at Coachella Valley  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Trojan girls varsity soccer team brought home an impressive win Thursday night against a top-ranking team in the Desert Valley League ...



Angie Reutgen signs to play college ball at Cornell  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Nine years of hustle for Angie Reutgen and her parents paid off last week as she signed an agreement to play for the Cornell College ...



Yucca Valley, Joshua Springs high school alumni inducted into halls of fame  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Three alumni of Yucca Valley and Joshua Springs Christian high schools shared words of wisdom and inspiration with students at the hall of ...



High school science teachers talk dissection | News  Hi-Desert Star

Morongo Basin — California assembly member Ash Kalra introduced Assembly Bill 1586, the Replacing Animals in Science Education (RAISE) Act, on Feb. 22.



With aquatics center in the future, town questions how to pay for pool  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Town instructors gave 314 children swimming lessons this summer, making the classes the most popular and cost-effective of the summer ...



Katie Brattain wins league singles crown | News  Hi-Desert Star

INDIAN WELLS — Katie Brattain capped off her undefeated season in singles play for Yucca Valley High School by winning the Desert Valley League title ...



Yucca Valley High School Band heading to finals  Hi-Desert Star

“Band, ten hut!” A swift hit on the snare drum and the lines of musicians and color guard snap to attention. “Pride!” they holler. It's 3 p.m. on Tuesday, four days ...



Trojan basketball starts season with nail-biting double-overtime game  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School boys basketball team opened home play Thursday night against Temecula Prep in a non-league match.



Trojan football player suffers concussion in practice | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — A Yucca Valley High School football player says he was disoriented and vomiting after slamming heads with another boy during practice ...



Hi-Desert Star newspaper honors top student-athletes  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Hi-Desert Star recognized top students in athletics and sportsmanship at Yucca Valley and Joshua Springs high schools Sunday ...



Trojans bring home the gold at cheer camp  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY –– The Trojan cheerleaders are gearing up for an exciting season after an across-the-board win at the World Class Cheer Camp in Indian ...



'You will stand before us as leaders:' 50th class graduates from YVHS  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — As the sun set on Trojan Field Thursday night, the students of Class of 2018 walked the stage, ending their high school careers and marking ...



DeRouen receives first Spirit of Yucca Valley Award  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Town Council honored a lifelong educator with the inaugural Spirit of Yucca Valley award Tuesday. The award was presented to Kathy ...



They never gave up! Trojan varsity boys fight back from the brink  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The boys on the varsity Yucca Valley basketball team clawed their way out of a 14-point hole to beat Banning High School's Broncos 59-58 ...



A survivor tells her story: Jennifer Asbenson shares her path to self-acceptance and love  Hi-Desert Star

MORONGO BASIN — Jennifer Asbenson made headlines in the Morongo Basin last year when she testified against serial killer Andrew Urdiales, who raped ...



From Trojan to Wildcat: Ruggiero moves up to be head of the pack  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — Michael Ruggiero will be heading Twentynine Palms High School starting this fall and is thrilled about the change.



Pot restrictions put town at risk for new lawsuits  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — In a divided vote, the town's planning commission on Tuesday moved ahead with a plan to eliminate permit requirements for people growing ...



Job-training academy to open in January | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Academy of College and Career Excellence, a new project of the public school district, will open next month at the Town Center Mall.



Yucca Valley man races in toughest rally in world  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Blade Hildebrand, a Yucca Valley High School alumnus, is making a name for himself in the off-road racing community. After six months of ...



Fugitive arrested for 25-year-old murders | News  Hi-Desert Star

MORONGO VALLEY — It was 25 years ago that Deputy Walter Watterson found a bloodied 22-year-old man in the driver's seat of a van on Twentynine Palms ...



Yucca Valley Lobos dominate Apple Valley Rattlers | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Lobos youth tackle football teams took three wins and a single loss when they hosted the Apple Valley Rattlers Saturday at the Yucca ...



Truck hauling 138 calves crashes in Yucca Valley  KESQ

YUCCA VALLEY, Calif.- - On Monday afternoon, a semi-truck hauling livestock on Twentynine Palms Highway in Yucca Valley crashed into a Chevy Silverado.



Trojan soccer wins big despite heavy rain | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY –– The Yucca Valley High School girls soccer team didn't let bad weather stop them from making a big splash in their home opener Thursday ...



Trojan football shines in tournaments | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Trojan football is gearing up for its 2018-19 season and, with a new coach at the reins, the players making a name for themselves at summer ...



Vice principal hopes to bring positive change to YVHS  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — As the school year approaches, administrator Tracy Allen is settling in her new role as the assistant principal at Yucca Valley High School ...



Free meals continue through the summer | News  Hi-Desert Star

MORONGO BASIN — Students who depended on the Morongo Unified School District for free breakfast and lunch during the school year will be able to ...



High school teacher charged with sex with a minor  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY— A Yucca Valley High School teacher was arrested Thursday on charges he had sex with a minor.



Teenager fights for his life after car collision  Hi-Desert Star

LANDERS — Nineteen-year-old Timothy “Tim” Parker was in a car accident a few miles from his house on Sept. 23 and is still in critical condition at Desert ...



Trojan track and field athletes qualify for playoffs at league finals  Hi-Desert Star

BANNING — Yucca Valley High School track and field athletes qualified to compete in CIF next month with strong performances at the Desert Valley League ...



A wake-up call to the people of the Morongo Basin  Hi-Desert Star

I just read the Oct. 27 Hi-Desert Weekender. Talk about depressing. I have been following the fire and school problems that the management personnel have ...



Storm lashes Hi-Desert | News  Hi-Desert Star

MORONGO BASIN — A monsoonal storm loosed a torrent of rain across the Basin Wednesday, dropping more than an inch of rain in some places.



High schools honor student's lost life together | News  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTY-NINE PALMS — Yucca Valley High School students traded in their classic black and gold for pink and white on Tuesday, Jan. 31, for a special reason: ...



Firefighters find body in burned house | News  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — A week after a man's body was found in the wreckage of a house fire, county investigators are still looking for the cause of the fire and.



High desert community speaks out after CHP officer's alleged sex crime arrest  KESQ

Yucca Valley residents are in shock after learning of the arrest of CHP officer Robert Stephano, who is accused of sex crimes involving 14 and 17-year-old girls.



The Joy of Giving: Basin Wide Foundation awards volunteers  Hi-Desert Star

The joy of volunteering and the benefits for those who give of themselves were displayed Thursday, Aug. 23, when the Basin Wide Foundation held its 22nd ...



Boys soak Banning Broncos in stormy game | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Trojan varsity boys soccer team took a rain-soaked 3-1 victory against the Banning Broncos Tuesday night.



Trojan wrestlers battle for lineup spots in new season  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley wrestling team gathered in the Trojan Gym Thursday night for the Black and Gold Scrimmage — an annual event where ...



YV Youth of Year advances to state contest  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Holly Gessler, Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Club in Yucca Valley, won the regional competition Saturday in Palm Springs and will ...



Hundreds sign on for 55-mile bike ride | News  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — More than 260 cyclists, many of them from out of town, have signed on to take part in this year's Joshua Tree 55 Bike Ride, formerly ...



Sugar and Magic baker takes creative cakes to the next level  Hi-Desert Star

Cake artist Samantha 'Sam' Macfarlane is happy to meet the growing demand for creative cakes with her Sugar and Magic Cake Company in Yucca Valley.



Local musician inducted into YVHS Hall of Fame  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY –– Yucca Valley High School alumni Jarrod Radnich, class of 1999, was inducted into the 2018 Hall of Fame at the Renaissance Awards May ...



Deputy shoots man Sheriff's Department says was armed, running through yards  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The man shot by a sheriff's deputy Monday morning was armed and refused to drop his gun, a Sheriff's Department news release states.



Tamayo, Mills break Yucca Valley records | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Andy Tamayo and Emma Mills broke Yucca Valley High School course records at the Trojans' first cross country meet of the season, the ...



Little swimmers master their moves | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — As soon as he hit the water, 4-year-old Holden Stoker paddled over to throw his arms around swimming instructor Shane Scott's neck.



Sands to take over continuation school | News  Hi-Desert Star

JOSHUA TREE — If there is one word to describe how Jennifer Sands is feeling for this upcoming school year, it's “excited.” Sands is the new principal of Black ...



Sheriff's Department says man was shot when he wouldn't drop his gun  Hi-Desert Star

Armed man shot by deputy, sheriff says. 22-year-old expected to survive. By Stacy Moore. Hi-Desert Star. YUCCA VALLEY — A Twentynine Palms man who did ...



Head to pool for fun swims and fitness programs  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The town's summer aquatics program opened with a splash this week. Open pool hours, lap swimming and classes all take place at the ...



Four men busted in prostitution sting | News  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — Four San Bernardino County men, age 21 to 48, were arrested for solicitation for prostitution following a sting operation here Friday, ...



Yucca Valley High School student arrested for Facebook threat  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — A Yucca Valley High School student was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 8, for a threat investigators say he made on Facebook last month.



Denny Leo DJ Munoz | Obituaries  Hi-Desert Star

Denny Leo DJ Munoz, a resident of Landers, died at the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree on Nov. 1, 2018. He was 25 years old.



Triple win for Trojans at cross country race  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School Trojans took first place for varsity girls, varsity boys and junior varsity girls at the second De Anza League ...



Wildcats warm up with three-way scrimmage | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat varsity and junior varsity football teams used a three-way scrimmage, against West Valley ...



Trojans clinch win in homecoming league opener | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley Trojans brought in their first league win during their homecoming game against Desert Mirage Friday.



Trojans visit 'Cats, clinch co-championship | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — The Wildcats hosted the Lady Trojans in the teams' last match of the season, leading to a win for the Trojan varsity team –– a match ...



Jury can't reach verdict in trial of former teacher accused of unlawful sex with student  Hi-Desert Star

JOSHUA TREE — Judge Bert Swift declared a mistrial in the case against former Yucca Valley High School history teacher Zachary Miller Wednesday afternoon ...



31 arrests made in Yucca Valley & 29 Palms warrant sweep  KESQ

A warrant sweep conducted by the Yucca Valley Multi Enforcement Team and the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department yesterday resulted in 31 arrests.



29 Palms businesses take in Small Business Saturday | News  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — Several Twentynine Palms shops took advantage of small Business Saturday Nov. 24, to earn some extra money as the holiday ...



Trojan boys come through in the last frame  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Anthony Gutierrez and Christian Elias remember walking through the halls of Yucca Valley High School four years ago and seeing the De ...



Writer disgusted with Caltrans over mismanagement of highway closure  Hi-Desert Star

I wanted to go up 247 north from Yucca Valley. I checked the map on Friday night and found that there was nighttime closures planned from 8 p.m. till 6.



Marines probe drug allegations | News  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — The Marine Corps is investigating allegations that a drug-selling ring is being run by students in the Communications-Electronics ...



Students imagine their own deaths in drunk-driving scenario  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Juniors and seniors watched their classmates lying in the wreckage of a staged car crash, getting arrested and being rushed to the hospital ...



High school senior gets accepted to top universities  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY –– Yucca Valley High School senior Josiah Gouker was sitting in the car scrolling through his phone when he saw an email from Stanford ...



Young artists get gallery exposure | News  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — A beautiful woman holds a Marlboro Reds box with flowers instead of cigarettes bursting from the opening. In her mouth, a nonchalant ...



The Hi-Desert Star's Year In Review looks back at 2017  Hi-Desert Star

Jan. 17: Deadly SWAT standoff. A man fires a handgun at sheriff's deputies through the door of his room at the Motel 6 in Twentynine Palms. The standoff with ...



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