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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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Sharae Rougely | Obituaries  Hi-Desert Star

Sharae Rougely, formerly Dixie McDermott, lived in California for 84 years, 58 of those years in Yucca Valley.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



A step toward tomorrow | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY –– “What does it mean to be a Trojan?” Yucca Valley High School counselor Tom Hovey asked the audience this question at the start of the ...



'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 ...



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 ...



Candidates promote their experience, share goals | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Candidates running for the Town Council and public districts for health care and education made their cases to a room full of voters last ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Kids get ready for school with supplies and vaccines  Hi-Desert Star

JOSHUA TREE — The annual Community Back-to-School Day brought hundreds of children and their families to the Joshua Tree Sportsman's Club for school ...



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 ...



Rookie robotics team takes home award | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — What do electrical engineering, mechanics, programming, advertising, marketing and critical thinking skills all have in common? They are all ...



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 ...



Lady Trojan volleyball wins again | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Lady Trojans volleyball team visited the Indio Rajahs in their 10th league match Wednesday afternoon and brought home another win ...



Lady Trojans tennis bring home landslide win | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The girls tennis players from Yucca Valley High School have entered a battle for second place in the Desert Valley League after notching a ...



Teenager arrested for school shooting threat | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — A 15-year-old boy was arrested Monday after he was heard making threats to bring a gun to Yucca Valley High School.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



CMC prepares for new season and invites the community to meet the team  Hi-Desert Star

JOSHUA TREE — The Fighting Cacti are kicking off their new basketball season with showcase scrimmages, a trunk-or-treat Halloween event and intense ...



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 ...



Budding scientists win gold at school district-wide fair  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Students from across the Morongo Unified School District came out to Yucca Valley High School Tuesday to participate in the district science ...



New career academy opens doors  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY— What do you want to be when you grow up? To many high school seniors and young adults, this question echoes, challenges and ...



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 ...



Wildcats knocking on playoff door | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — After overcoming a rough start, five losses in a row, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat varsity football team is poised to earn a ...



Yucca Valley aquatics center passes in state budget  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Tucked into one of the propositions passed by voters June 5 is a benefit very specific to Yucca Valley: a $22 million grant to build an ...



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 ...



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 ...



New voting districts for Yucca Valley released online  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Maps showing four proposed ways to create districts for the Yucca Valley Town Council were released Friday afternoon.



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.



Trojan football dominates homecoming game | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Generations of Trojans filled the stands at Yucca Valley High School's stadium Friday night for the 2018 homecoming game ± a game that ...



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 ...



Start-up robot program steps up to compete | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Once the final bell rings for Yucca Valley High School marking the end of the school day, STEM (science, technology, engineering and ...



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.



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 ...



Newspaper awards student athletes of the year | Sports  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, ...



Matthew William Monsimer | Obituaries  Hi-Desert Star

Matthew William Monsimer, a Yucca Valley resident and a lifelong resident of California (except for his years in the *service*), died in Colton on July 21, 2018.



Yucca Valley Trojans to celebrate 50th homecoming | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Celebrating its 50th homecoming celebration, Yucca Valley High School is looking to go above and beyond with the 2017 season.



Yucca Valley dominates on Rancho Mirage field | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School Trojan baseball and softball teams redeemed their home losses against Rancho Mirage Tuesday with ...



Best of the Best Basin businesses celebrate wins | News  Hi-Desert Star

MORONGO BASIN — We at Hi-Desert Publishing Company asked you, our readers, to vote on your favorite local businesses and the results are in. Businesses ...



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.



Maddy Tuttle crowned new Miss Yucca Valley | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Maddy Tuttle, an honor-roll student at Yucca Valley High School who plans to go to medical school, was crowned Miss Yucca Valley at the ...



Dennis Arthur Wittwer | Obituaries  Hi-Desert Star

Dennis Arthur Wittwer, the son of Lewis and Augusta (Kopischke) Wittwer, was born March 12, 1941, in Eagle Bend, Minnesota.



Church school's request puts sign rules back on the table  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Churches and nonprofit organizations in the town's residential neighborhoods must follow specific rules governing their signs. Prompted by ...



Student artists show off their talents | News  Hi-Desert Star

WONDER VALLEY — High School student artists have their work on display at the Glass Outhouse Gallery, Twentynine Palms Highway and Thunder Road, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Charles Lewis Soffel | Obituaries  Hi-Desert Star

Charles was born June 24, 1968, in San Bernardino and lived his young years in Redlands.



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 ...



Trojan wrestlers pin spots in CIF contest | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Five wrestlers from the Yucca Valley High School program earned slots in CIF competition with their performances at the De Anza League ...



Yucca Valley senior jumper breaks school record | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Seth Enochs, senior at Yucca Valley High School, broke a school record for the long jump during a meet against Desert Hot Springs ...



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 ...



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 ...



Abe Daniels and Hi-Desert theaters honored | News  Hi-Desert Star

PALM DESERT — The three main community theaters in the Morongo Basin won honors at this year's Desert Theatre League awards ceremony Sunday, Oct.



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 ...



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 ...



The wonderful world of orchids | News  Hi-Desert Star

Even before visitors to the 23rd annual Morongo Basin Orchid Festival got to the greenhouses, they encountered a feast for the senses.



DV Thompson | Obituaries  Hi-Desert Star

DV Thompson, a 48-year resident of California and a 40-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died Oct. 2, 2018, at the age of 72.



Donna McDowell | Obituaries  Hi-Desert Star

Donna McDowell, a longtime resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away on Sept. 24, 2018.



Chorus reunites with cultural center | Sports  Hi-Desert Star

JOSHUA TREE — The Hi-Desert Chorus has reunited with the Hi-Desert Cultural Center, becoming the new vocal division of the Joshua Tree National Park ...



Man in standoff with deputies after stabbing | News  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — William Bassine, 29, of Twentynine Palms, is facing a charge of attempted murder.



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 ...



High speed pursuit leads to two arrests | News  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — Anthony Aguirre, 33, of Riverside, and Kassy Thayer, 34, of Temecula, were arrested early Sunday morning after leading deputies on ...



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.



Yucca Valley comes back to fight in second half of Battle of the Bell  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY —This year looked like the year Yucca Valley might take back the bell from Twentynine Palms after an 11-year drought.



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 ...



Cross country team looks to defend title | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School cross country team started practicing last week and head coach Jay Stepp said their main goal is to defend ...



YVHS yearbook pictures have some parents up in arms  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — A pair of pictures depicting violence have drawn attention to the 2015-16 Yucca Valley High School yearbook. In one photo a student has a ...



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.



Chamber mixer hosted by Yucca Mesa Improvement Association  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA MESA — The Yucca Mesa Improvement Association laid out a feast of food and silent auction items when it hosted the Yucca Valley Chamber of ...



Teacher Cindy Zacks honored as champion of desert lands  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Yucca Valley High School teacher and environmentalist Cindy Zacks was honored with the annual Minerva Hoyt California Desert ...



Basketball gets home opener as Trojan girls compete in playoffs  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The girls basketball and soccer teams at Yucca Valley High School both start postseason competition Thursday, with the basketball team ...



Trojan cheer team leading wave of school spirit  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — “We are YV!” can be heard echoing the halls at Yucca Valley High School. With an emphasis on spirit this school year, the Yucca Valley ...



'Deep in the Sky' art panel looks at nighttime images  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — A panel of astronomers and photographers will lead a discussion on night-sky photography and film at 7 p.m. July 14 at the Yucca Valley ...



Statewide bond would get aquatics center for Yucca Valley  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The town will get a new pool and fitness center if a bond measure passes in the June 5, 2018, statewide ballot.



Samuels heads for Peru to ride in Dakar  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Mark Samuels, a multi-award-winning professional motorcycle racer, is undertaking one of the most challenging international races in the ...



Detectives arrest one, search for one after animal shelter break in  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — Sheriff's detectives have arrested one Twentynine Palms man, and are looking for another man, in connection with the theft of a pair of ...



Yucca Valley High School girls tennis rolls to 10-0  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — With only two games left to play on their De Anza League schedule, the Lady Trojans of the tennis team are on the verge of pulling off.



Holiday light parade is Saturday in Yucca Valley  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Festival of Light Parade in Yucca Valley will mark its 20th anniversary this year. The parade starts at 5:30 p.m. Saturday and runs on ...



Trojans show promise in double-header | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley High School baseball team recovered from a sluggish start to win the second game of a double-header against Cathedral ...



Trojans take De Anza League crown | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Yucca Valley Trojans started at the bottom of the high school version of Mount Everest at the beginning of the volleyball season. On the ...



National Night Out showcases local resources | News  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — Laughter and family-oriented games and activities filled the Wal-Mart parking lot during the second annual National Night Out Tuesday.



Krue Karnbach | Obituaries  Hi-Desert Star

He was employed with Dollar Tree as customer *service* and spent all of his spare time with his soul mate, Natalie Craddock, also killed in the same accident on ...



David A. Ainsworth | Obituaries  Hi-Desert Star

On May 28, 2017, David A. Ainsworth left this earth to join his daughter Shelley and his parents, Alan and Beverley Ainsworth, in heaven. From diagnosis to his ...



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

YUCCA VALLEY — Wednesday night was an opportunity to reflect on the academic accomplishments of the Yucca Valley High School class of 2015, during the ...



Yucca Valley High School football dominate home opener  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — The Trojans had the daunting task Friday night of hosting a Granite Hills team that beat them 62-0 last year to open the season.



Xavier Prep volleyball sweeps Palm Desert, secures share of Desert Empire League title  The Desert Sun

First-place Xavier Prep cruised past second-place Palm Desert on the road Thursday to clinch DEL top seed, move to doorstep of outright title.



Hi-Desert Nature Museum to open doors one more day  Hi-Desert Star

YUCCA VALLEY — For the first time in five years, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum will be open for more than three days a week, starting this summer.



McArthur Wright to lead Twentynine Palms as 2018 mayor  Hi-Desert Star

TWENTYNINE PALMS — McArthur Wright was made the next mayor of Twentynine Palms by a unanimous vote of the City Council Tuesday night, Dec. 12.



Landers Earthquake: Days of fear and unity | News  Hi-Desert Star

For the people closest to the Landers Earthquake's epicenter, like Arlene Hanson, it felt like the shaking would go on forever. The earthquake itself, which hit at ...



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