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Green Valley High senior offensive lineman Carter Nielson is the Sun's high school football player of the week.

Sun Player of the Week: Green Valley’s Nielson leads the way up front
High School Football:
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 (2 a.m.)
Carter Nielson’s high school football career was already respectable entering this season. The Green Valley High senior offensive lineman had been a starter since his freshman year, helping the Gators three times reach the playoffs and last season win a league title. ...
Clark High School named its football field this month after retired coach Larry Barnson.
Clark coaching legend Barnson gets ultimate honor
high school sports:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
In the week of practice before the 1993 high school football state championship game, Clark High School coach Larry Barnson repeatedly schooled players on how to defend the Hail Mary. In the 1989 state game, Clark lost in the final seconds to Reno’s Wooster on a long pass. Barnson wouldn’t allow ...
Spring Valley High School football players Shiloh Fao, Christian Tasi and Drazen Tojic on Monday, July 21, 2014.
Nevada high school sports teams deserve better
ray brewer:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The way high school sports standings are kept by organizers in Nevada is severely broken. A tiebreaker scenario this week involving six high school football teams in the Division I-A Sunset League is so confusing, some of the league’s coaches spent Monday trying to crack the tiebreaker rules themselves to learn what outcome they will need Friday in the regular season finale to advance to next week’s playoffs. A better solution would ...
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner, right, is doused with water as he is greeted by teammates after the Giants defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the NL wild-card playoff baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh.
Vegas Play of the Day: Giants at Royals in World Series opener
sports betting:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.
From left, Liberty High School football  players Joshua Bernard, Bryan Roland and Calvin Tubbs July 21, 2014.
High school football top 10: Playing waiting game until next week’s packed schedule
High School Football:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
This week’s schedule of high school football games in Southern Nevada doesn’t feature many intriguing matchups in the Division-I. We’ll have to wait one week for the games of significance. ...
High School Football Picks: Week 9
Monday, October 20, 2014
Las Vegas Sun sports Editor Ray Brewer and reporter Case Keefer make their weekly picks for every high school football game across the valley. ...
Green Valley's Albert Lake #3 turns the corner on a run while trying to break a tackle by Coronado's Aaron Cotton #52 on Friday, October 10, 2014.
The Lake Show: Running back powers Green Valley to win over Canyon Springs
high school football: Points are fast and furious in 45-37 barnburner between Gators and Pioneers
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Albert Lake tallied 226 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries as the Gators prevailed 45-37 in what has become an annual shootout against the Pioneers. ...
From left, Foothill High School football  players Corey Fisher, Sam Martin and Aedan Bartolowits July 21, 2014.
Foothill uses kickoff return for a touchdown, onside kick to rally past Basic
high school football:
Saturday, October 18, 2014
The Foothill High football team went from trailing host Basic by nine points in the fourth quarter Friday to grabbing the lead. And, the Falcons’ rally happened in less than two minutes, helping them win the Battle for Boulder Highway, 34-30 ...
From left, Chaparral High School football players Eric Liggins, Richard Nelson, Jerome Williamson and Richard Hernandez on July 21, 2014.
Chaparral headed to postseason for first time since 2007
high school football:
Friday, October 17, 2014
With a Division I-A playoff bid wrapped up, the Cowboys are enjoying their finest season in recent memory. Chaparral (5-3, 4-1) owns a four-game winning streak heading into its regular-season finale at home against perennial state power Moapa Valley next week.
Arbor View High School football players Mitchell Durkee, Malik Noshi and Herman Gray on Monday,  July 21, 2014.
Arbor View blanks Bonanza to stay undefeated
high school football:
Friday, October 17, 2014
Arbor View rolled up 389 rushing yards on its way to a 62-0 road win over Bonanza.
From left, Sierra Vista High School football players Maliek Broady, Chris Goree and Andrew Peterson on July 21, 2014.
Sierra Vista knocks off rival Spring Valley for first time since 2011
high school football:
Friday, October 17, 2014
Sierra Vista quarterback Oscar Aliaga threw three touchdown passes.
From left,  Moapa Valley High School football  players Andrew Huerta, Zach Hymas, Cole Mulcock and R.J. Hubert July 21, 2014.
Nate Cox doesn’t look like backup in Moapa Valley’s shutout of Boulder City
High School Football:
Friday, October 17, 2014
It’s typically an issue when a team shuts down the run game and forces the opponent to rely on their backup quarterback. Not for Moapa Valley. ...
From left, Faith Lutheran High School football players John Molchon, Maxwell McPherson, Tyler Mahan and Austin Prather on July 21, 2014.
Seniors guide Faith Lutheran to fourth straight victory
high school football:
Friday, October 17, 2014
It only feels right when seniors are the star players on Senior Night. Faith Lutheran took that to heart Friday night, allowing its veterans to lead the way in their final regular-season home game that ended in a 38-14 victory over Pahrump Valley. ...
From left, Mojave High School football  players Anthony Vereen, Moises Jaugerui and Frankie Contreras July 21, 2014.
Mojave runs past Clark, snaps three-game losing streak
high school football:
Friday, October 17, 2014
Senior running back Ty Flanagan rushed for 164 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries to lift the Rattlers to a crucial 28-18 Division I-A Sunset victory at Clark.
From left, Coronado High School football  players Tanner Gorski, Jordan Rude and Justin Belknap July 21, 2014.
Coronado debuts new look, features DaQu’an Davis to pound Eldorado
High School Football:
Friday, October 17, 2014
After a hard-fought loss, many teams bear down and refine what they had done well earlier in the season. Coronado had a different approach after falling in last week’s neighborhood rivalry showdown with Green Valley. The Cougars evolved. ...

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