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Another wild finish: Findlay Prep holds off Gorman with blocked shot at the buzzer
high school basketball:
Sat, Jan 24, 2015 (6:20 p.m.)
It seemed only fitting this high school basketball rivalry game wasn’t decided until the last shot. It happens that way every season. Findlay Prep’s Horace Spencer blocked a layup attempt by Bishop Gorman’s Stephen Zimmerman as the final buzzer sounded ...
Canyon Springs head coach Hunkie Cooper shouts orders as QB Bradley Alexander (1) lawaits his next play call. Canyon Springs defeated Las Vegas High 21-14 on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.
Hunkie Cooper moves on to SDSU, but heart remains at Canyon Springs
High School Football:
Saturday, January 24, 2015
He'd said no to coaching jobs at the next level multiple times before. This job was too good to pass on. Cooper, the Arena Football League Hall of Famer, posted a 43-20 record in ...
Bishop Gorman Gaels linebacker Nela Otukolo, center, looks on with other defensive players while waiting for the call to go in during a team practice at Fertitta Field on Monday afternoon.
Gorman football-to-UNLV pipeline starts with this commit
UNLV Football:
Friday, January 23, 2015
Bishop Gorman High senior linebacker Nela Otukolo might be the most significant prospect in Tony Sanchez’s first recruiting class as the UNLV football coach ...
From Left: Bishop Gorman HS: Nick Blair, Chase Jeter, and Stephen Zimmerman..Findlay Prep: Horace Spencer, Justin Jackson and Allonzo Trier
Gorman, Findlay Prep is ‘one of the best high school basketball rivalries in the country’
High School Basketball:
Friday, January 23, 2015
They’ve spent most of the high school basketball season on airplanes and buses traveling across the nation to face top competition. Saturday ...
Las Vegas High player Tyler Bey (30) can't defend a shot by Valley High player Shea Garland (22) during their rivals basketball game on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.
Valley sinks rival Las Vegas with offensive onslaught
High School Basketball: Tempers flare in battle between two of Sunrise Region's best teams
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Valley senior guard Darrion Daniels took two dribbles past half-court, noticed the Las Vegas High defense sagging off him and flung the ball towards the basket ...
High School Basketball Picks: Week 2
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Las Vegas Sun's Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for the biggest high school basketball games in Las Vegas each week.
Sun All-City Team member Ty Flanagan from Mojave High School
Mojave’s Flanagan picks Idaho State football
High School Recruiting:
Monday, January 19, 2015
Mojave High running back Ty Flanagan, the Division I-A Sunset League’s Most Valuable Player in 2014, verbally committed today with ...
UNLV football grabs commitment from local lineman
Rebels Football:
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Another Las Vegas area high school football player is verbally committed to UNLV and new coach Tony Sanchez. Justin Polu, a 6-foot-4-inch, 300-pound lineman from Silverado High, took to social media today to commit to the Rebels ...
Bishop Gorman's Alize Jones #8 secures the ball after a catch and run for yardage during the game versus St. John Bosco on Friday, September 26, 2014. .
Gorman’s Alize Jones switches pledge to Notre Dame
High School Recruiting:
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Bishop Gorman High tight end Alize Jones had been committed to the UCLA football program since November 2013. He has family in the Los Angeles area and always ...
UNLV wide receiver Devonte Boyd (83) fights off a tackle attempt by Nevada defensive back Evan Favors (19) after a catch and run at Sam Boyd Stadium on Friday, November 29, 2014.
UNLV’s Devonte Boyd named freshman all-American
UNLV Quick Hits:
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Devonte Boyd continues to be honored for his tremendous freshman season with the UNLV football team.
Coronado coach Brad Talich and defensive end Othman Mechkor embrace as time expires in their 24-20 win over Basic Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.
High school football coaching turnover is troublesome
Ray Brewer:
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Local high school football programs will have a different look next fall. In the two months since the 2014 season ended, 10 of Southern Nevada’s 36 programs have lost head coaches ...
Bishop Gorman coach Kenny Sanchez celebrates after his defense stopped Servite late in the fourth quarter of their game Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. Gorman won the game 31-28.
Kenny Sanchez replacing brother as Bishop Gorman head football coach
High School Football: He's been the Gorman defensive coordinator the past six seasons
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Kenny Sanchez was named the Bishop Gorman High coach today, replacing his brother, Tony, who left last month to become the coach at UNLV. Tony Sanchez won the ...
Rancho High School baseball head coach Tom Pletsch talks to pitcher  Zak Qualls during practice Tuesday, May 18, 2010.
New Rancho football coach has formula to rebuild program, looks to snap lengthy losing streak
High School Sports: Pletsch made Rancho baseball into a winner, feels formula will work with Rams football team
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Tom Pletsch is familiar with this rebuilding project. Pletsch was hired last month as the Rancho High football coach and tasked with transforming his alma mater back into respectability. The Rams have lost 29 ...
Bishop Gorman High’s Alize Jones (left) and Nicco Fertitta (right) are pictured with David Hill, the i350 National Recruiting Director, when being selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
Locals part of national high school football showcases
High School Football:
Friday, January 2, 2015
Bishop Gorman High’s Nicco Fertitta is a hard-hitting safety who is committed to Notre Dame. Alize Jones, his teammate at Gorman, is the nation’s top-ranked tight end for the class of 2015 ...
Sun All-City Team member Melvin Johnson from Canyon Springs High School
Canyon Springs player first to commit to UNLV football in Sanchez era
High School Recruiting:
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
New UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez received his first verbal commitment from a Las Vegas-area high school player today ...

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