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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 ...
Former UNLV quarterback and NFL star Randall Cunningham talks to young fans before the start of UNLV's game against Utah on Oct. 17, 2009, at Sam Boyd Stadium. Cunnigham recently joined the Silverado High football coaching staff as offensive coordinator.
Silverado High hires NFL great Randall Cunningham
High School Football:
Monday, December 29, 2014
Randall Cunningham, the UNLV and NFL quarterback great, has been offered numerous college and professional coaching jobs over the years. He’s listened but ...
UNLV's Jelan Kendrick steals the ball from Southern Utah's Juwan Major during their game Saturday, Dec. 14, in Cedar City, Utah.
For locals playing for Southern Utah basketball, game at UNLV will be special night
Rebels Basketball:
Friday, December 26, 2014
Trey Kennedy spent his childhood attending UNLV basketball games at the Thomas & Mack Center. Saturday, the sophomore guard at Southern Utah University will mark something off his bucket list, playing ...
The Las Vegas contingent at Southern Oregon University — Isiah Carter, Lantz Worthington, Josh Winfield and A.J. Cooper — take a photo after winning the NAIA national championship.
How a bunch of local kids found their way to Oregon, won national college football title
High School Recruiting:
Thursday, December 25, 2014
It was Josh Winfield’s first stop on the recruiting trail. The Las Vegas native Winfield, a newbie to the college football coaching ranks at Southern Oregon University, arrived at Canyon Springs High to find players that could make a difference ...
Bishop Gorman head coach Tony Sanchez is pumped up after his team edges out St. John Bosco 34-31 on Friday, September 26, 2014.
USA Today names Sanchez national coach of the year
high school football:
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
The nation’s best high school football team had the nation’s best coach. USA Today named Bishop Gorman’s Tony Sanchez today as its coach of the year for ...
Bishop Gorman's Ikem Okeke says it all during the NIAA State Championship Football Game between the Bishop Gorman Gaels and Reed Raiders at Damonte Ranch High on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Reno.
Update: Gorman football finishes No. 1 in two rankings for mythical championship, No. 2 in two others
Monday, December 22, 2014
This is why they call it the mythical national championship. Earlier today, one final high school football ranking had De La Salle of Northern California No. 1, slightly ahead of local power Bishop Gorman. Another ranking ...
Vegas Play of the Day: Colorado State at Denver
sports betting:
Friday, December 19, 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 ...
Bishop Gorman's Biaggio Walsh (7) on his way to the end zone for one of his touchdowns during the NIAA State Championship game against the Reed Raiders at Damonte Ranch High School in Reno.
Legislator wants Bishop Gorman banned from football playoffs
Friday, December 19, 2014
Assemblyman Harvey Munford, D-Las Vegas, has proposed a bill-draft for the 2015 Legislature that would ban the Bishop Gorman football program for the state-championship playoffs ...
Mojave HS: Jordan Glenn, Daryl Adams, Malik Abbott
Here come the Runnin’ Rattlers: Mojave basketball transforms into winner
High School Sports:
Friday, December 19, 2014
In Colin Darfour’s first season coaching the Mojave High basketball team, the Rattlers won five games. Three seasons later, the Rattlers are expected to contend for ...
Clark High basketball players, from left, Ty'Rek Wells, Colby Jackson, Carter Olsen.
Tarkanian Classic will bring college coaches to recruit local basketball players
High School Basketball:
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Clark High basketball players Colby Jackson and Carter Olsen are two of the best in the Las Vegas area. Clark will play in the Platinum Division of the Jerry Tarkanian Classic at Bishop Gorman ...
Canyon Springs HS: Back: D'Angelo Brown, Jordan Davis, Kajuan Casey, Front: Maurice Hunter, Gregory Banks
Canyon Springs basketball eyes another Sunrise championship
High School Basketball:
Friday, December 12, 2014
The Canyon Springs High basketball team graduated nearly all of its key contributors from last year’s Sunrise Region championship squad. Yet, coach Freddie Banks ...
Las Vegas HS: Patrick Savoy Jr., Ray Smith, Devon Colley, Tyler Bey
Las Vegas High’s experience, point guard makes them Sunrise Region favorite
High School Basketball:
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Las Vegas High point guard Devon Colley was one of the state’s leaders in assists last season. He’ll be surrounded ...
Bishop Gorman coach Tony Sanchez yells at his players during their game against Arbor View Friday, October 21, 2011. Gorman won their homecoming game 56-7.
Why Tony Sanchez will transform UNLV football into winning program
Ray Brewer:
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Tony Sanchez’s last college football game for New Mexico State was at Sam Boyd Stadium against UNLV in the mid-1990s. When he returned to Sam Boyd nearly 15 years later ...
Foothill HS: Colin Curi, Kevin Woodland, Torrance Littles
Foothill basketball will again be tough to beat
High School Football:
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The Foothill High basketball team won’t change much in its approach this season. That’s bad news for the rest of the teams in the Southeast League. The Falcons ...
Coronado HS: Rear:Jake Desjardins, Nick Kornieck, Front: Bryce Savoy
Coronado basketball plans to limit mistakes, give maximum effort
High School Basketball:
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The first game of the high school basketball proved what Coronado High coach Jeff Kaufman had been telling his players the entire offseason: They can play with ...

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