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Centennial's Eddie Davis, left, and Marcus Allen fight for a rebound with Bishop Gorman's Noah Robotham during their Division I state championship game Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at the Orleans. Gorman won 69-43.
One athlete’s amazing story of earning a college scholarship
Ray Brewer:
Friday, August 1, 2014
Eddie Davis wanted to play in one last tournament with his AAU basketball team. But he was leaving in three weeks for a junior college in Montana and was advised by his father not to play for Hard 2 Guard last week in the Las Vegas Invitational at Spring Valley. Father knows best ...
Bishop Gorman coach Tony Sanchez yells to his players during the Gaels' game against Crespi on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. Bishop Gorman won the game 42-9.
Gorman football ranked No. 1 by USA Today, will be in hunt for national title
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Bishop Gorman High football team could win more than a state championship this fall. The five-time defending Nevada large-school champions today were ranked...
Arbor View High lineman Keenen King is one of Southern Nevada's top college recruits for the class of 2016.
Arbor View junior lineman draws recruiting attention, grabs first offer
high school recruiting:
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Arbor View High junior football player Keenen King isn’t your typical big guy on the line. Yes, King is big — he’s 6-foot-5, 285 pounds and has the frame to continue growing. But he’s ...
Canyon Springs guard Jordan Davis salutes after scoring a fast-break basket against Las Vegas during their game Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Green Valley High School. Canyon Springs won 64-55.
Las Vegas Prospects guard wants to enjoy recruiting process, in no rush to commit
high school recruiting:
Saturday, July 26, 2014
On the Las Vegas Prospects' first possession Thursday in the Fab 48 at Bishop Gorman, point guard Jordan Davis wasted no time in making a statement. He aggressively took the ball to the basket for a contested lay-in, confirming he’d be the best ...
Bishop Gorman tight end Alize Jones pulls in a pass while taking part in the Gaels spring practice Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
Bishop Gorman’s Alize Jones a preseason All-American
high school football:
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
He’s the best high school football tight end in the nation. Bishop Gorman High senior Alize Jones today was named to the MaxPreps 2014 Preseason All-American Football team. He was the ...
Darrian Traylor, recovering from a knee injury, shoots over Bryon Grimes during Las Vegas Knicks practice Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Western High.
Centennial guard makes up for lost time, picks UC Irvine basketball
high school recruiting:
Monday, July 14, 2014
Darrian Traylor was inpatient with sitting and waiting. This past season, when Centennial High advanced to the Sunset Regional championship game, Traylor sat helplessly on the bench watching his teammates lose to eventual state champion Bishop Gorman. Now he's making up for lost time. ...
Las Vegas basketball players, from left, Devon Colley, Ray Smith and Patrick Savoy Jr. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.
Injured Las Vegas High standout Smith picks Arizona basketball
high school recruiting:
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Ray Smith will likely miss his senior season in the winter with the Las Vegas High Wildcats basketball team after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee Thursday during a camp in Chicago. But ...
Jenni Mann is on a quest to become the National High School Rodeo Association's queen. Competition begins this weekend in Wyoming July 11, 2014.
Foothill HS student hopes to lasso title of National High School Rodeo Queen
Friday, July 11, 2014
Foothill High School senior-to-be Jenni Mann is on her way to Rock Springs, Wyo., to compete for the National High School Rodeo Queen title beginning …
UNLV forwards Khem Birch and Roscoe Smith react during the final minutes of their game against New Mexico on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. New Mexico won 68-56.
Former UNLV players go undrafted; Lobo top Mountain West pick in NBA Draft
Rebels basketball: Cameron Bairstow joins former teammate in Chicago, SDSU's Xavier Thames one of last picks and Nick Johnson continues Findlay Prep's draft-night presence
Thursday, June 26, 2014
This always seemed like a possibility when the decisions were made, but going undrafted is certainly not what UNLV's Khem Birch and Roscoe Smith had in mind when they left school a year early.
Silverado High School graduate and New York Mets minor leaguer Chasen Bradford was recently promoted to the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s.
Local product Bradford living out a dream by pitching at Cashman Field for 51s
las vegas 51s:
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Las Vegas 51s pitcher Chasen Bradford was walking to the clubhouse Monday after pregame warmups when he ran into a familiar face. Mary Wilmore, the Triple-A franchise’s longtime security guard, is on a first-name basis with most at Cashman Field. For Bradford, a 24-year-old reliever promoted to the 51s two weeks ago from Double-A Binghamton (N.Y), their relationship ...
Nate Grimes dunks during Las Vegas Knicks practice at Western High School Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The club team has gone from starting its program to being nationally ranked in three years. Now they have a sponsorship from Reebok.
Local class of 2015 loses one of its many talented basketball players
prep basketball:
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The local basketball players in the class of 2015 would rival almost any national group of area talent in their class. However, in recent weeks that group got a little smaller.
Faith Lutheran lineman John Molchon.
Faith Lutheran lineman Molchon has 8 scholarship offers, takes humble approach to process
high school football:
Saturday, June 21, 2014
John Molchon isn’t trying to keep a secret. It just appears that way ...
Bishop Gorman senior center Stephen Zimmerman prepares for a rebound during Team USA U18 training camp in Colorado Springs, Colo. Zimmerman and Gorman teammate Chase Jeter, both UNLV targets, will compete in the FIBA Americas Championship from June 20-24, 2014.
Quest for gold once again unites Bishop Gorman teammates
Friday, June 20, 2014
When Chase Jeter found out he didn’t make the final cut for Team USA’s Under-18 squad, he had little time to dwell on it. Jeter, a class of 2015 center at Bishop Gorman High, was one of three players sent home last weekend from training camp in Colorado Springs, Colo., where the U18 squad will compete ...
Bishop Gorman's Chase Jeter spins to the basket against  Centennial during their game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Bishop Gorman won the game 73-50.
Gorman senior replaces UNLV freshman on Team USA U18 squad
Rebels quick hits:
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Team USA’s Under-18 squad will feature two Bishop Gorman teammates after all. Chase Jeter, who was one of the 15 players remaining in camp before the final cut, was added to the roster Wednesday evening to replace incoming UNLV freshman Dwayne Morgan.
Bishop Gorman center Stephen Zimmerman moves a rebound up court against Centennial during their game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Bishop Gorman won the game 73-50.
UNLV freshman, Bishop Gorman teammates survive first Team USA cut
UNLV quick hits:
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Incoming UNLV freshman Dwayne Morgan and a couple of Rebel targets from Bishop Gorman High are among the 15 finalists for the Team USA Under-18 squad, it was announced today. Chase Jeter and Stephen Zimmerman are the only high school teammates on the roster.

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