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Clark High basketball players, from left, Ty'Rek Wells, Colby Jackson, Carter Olsen.
Clark basketball eager to defend state championship
high school football:
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Clark High basketball players were still basking in the accomplishment of winning the Division I-A state championship when coach Chad Beeten got them together for a meeting to discuss the upcoming season. The title defense would start then ...
Bishop Gorman head coach Tony Sanchez is pumped up after his team edges out St. John Bosco 34-31 on Friday, September 26, 2014.
Gorman’s Sanchez says nothing has been decided on UNLV job
UNLV Football: Coach calls report he's the next coach premature; sole focus is on Saturday's state championship game
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Bishop Gorman High football coach Tony Sanchez says a report Wednesday indicating he’ll be the next UNLV football coach is premature.
Centennial High basketball players, from left, Garett Scheer, Troy Brown and Darrian Traylor.
Centennial basketball could be the one to dethrone Gorman
High School Basketball:
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The game isn’t guaranteed to happen because the teams are no longer in the same league. Yet, it’s the one matchup that could define the Centennial High basketball team’s season.
High School Football Picks: State Championship
Monday, December 1, 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. ...
Gaels quarterback Tate Martell (18) looks for an open receiver after being flushed from the pocket during a first half play against Bingham Utah High School at Fertitta Field on Friday afternoon.
One win away: Gorman beats Liberty in state semifinals, will face Reed next week for sixth straight title
High School Football:
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Even when the nation’s No. 1-ranked high school football team isn’t at its best, it dominates. Bishop Gorman High, ranked No. 1 by USA Today and other publications, beat Liberty 50-0 today at Rancho in the state semifinals to advance to next week’s state championship game ...
Bishop Gorman head coach Tony Sanchez yells instructions to a player as his team warms up before a game Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, against St. John Bosco.
Gorman’s Sanchez downplays UNLV talk, leads Gaels past Liberty and into state championship game
High School Football: Game played amid speculation that Gaels' coach could be headed to UNLV
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Gorman’s sixth-year head coach Tony Sanchez has emerged as the leading candidate to replace Bobby Hauck as UNLV’s football coach. First, Sanchez and Gorman faced Liberty in their quest for a sixth straight state title ...
Liberty High School QB Kenyon Oblad  #7 celebrates a score with Bryan Roland #3 during the Sunrise Regional championship game on Friday, November 21, 2014.
Can Liberty football again put up a fight against Gorman?
High School Football:
Friday, November 28, 2014
The Liberty High football team took Bishop Gorman’s best punch. And it punched back. Well, until the ...
Bishop Gorman celebrates with their third consecutive state championship trophy Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 as Bishop Gorman defeated Canyon Springs 71-58 in the Nevada state championship game at Lawlor Event Center in Reno.
High school basketball preseason Top 10: Gorman team to beat, others not far behind
High School Basketball:
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Bishop Gorman High may be high school basketball’s three-time defending state champion and ranked in the top 10 of multiple national polls, but ...
Bishop Gorman High basketball players Stephen Zimmerman, Nick Blair and Chase Jeter before the 2014-15 season.
Gorman basketball will have an edge on the inside, opens season Saturday
High School Basketball:
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
This is how talented this Bishop Gorman High basketball team will be this season: Zach Collins, a 6-foot-11 junior post player who is considered a four-star recruit and who has scholarship offers from heavyweights such as Arizona and UCLA, will be the three-time defending state champion Gaels’ sixth man ...
Moapa Valley players celebrate their win over Desert Pines in overtime for the Division I-A state high school football championship on Saturday, November 22, 2014. .
Moapa Valley rallies to force overtime, beats Desert Pines for state championship
high school football:
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Moapa Valley overcame a three-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter, shocking Desert Pines with one improbable play after the next to force overtime. The overtime lasted just two plays. Moapa Valley scored on the first play of its possession and Desert Pines fumbled on its first play ...
Moapa Valley head coach Brent Lewis celebrates his team's win over Desert Pines with the trophy after being doused with ice water at the Division I-A state championship game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.
State Championship Live Blog: Down 3 TDs in fourth quarter, Moapa Valley storms back to win in OT
high school football:
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Moapa Valley trailed Desert Pines by three touchdowns in the fourth quarter of the Division I-A state title game, but the Pirates came back and won 42-36 in overtime ...
Liberty's Spencer Wilson #8 breaks free on a long touchdown run over Basic at the Sunrise Regional championship game on Friday, November 21, 2014.
Kings of the Sunrise: Liberty wins fifth straight regional crown, advances to face Gorman
High School Football:
Friday, November 21, 2014
As players started heading back to the locker room, the Liberty High football team’s coaching staff gathered for a celebratory photo. They each raised one hand in the air, playfully waving five fingers to signal the Patriots’ fifth straight Sunrise Regional championship. The Patriots beat visiting Basic 28-16 today for the title partially because of adjustment coaches made at halftime. ...
Gaels tight end Alize Jones (8) evades a Bingham Utah High tackler during the fourth quarter at Fertitta Field on Friday night.
Bishop Gorman mauls Arbor View to win sixth consecutive regional championship
High School Football: Alize Jones catches three touchdown passes on first three receptions
Friday, November 21, 2014
A red cape should have replaced the traditional horns on Arbor View’s helmets Friday night. In the football team’s first-ever appearance in the Sunset Region championship game ...
Basic's Chris Hibbard (27) extends for a long pass in the Sunrise Regional championship game on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.
Friday Night Roundup: Gorman, Liberty look to continue regional championship game streaks
High School Football:
Friday, November 21, 2014
Tonight’s regional championship high school football games includes two familiar programs. ...
Moapa Valley High senior  Kayden Griffiths  catches a pass for 42 yards in the Division I-A state semifinals. It was the first reception of the season for Griffiths, who has one full arm.
One-handed catch nothing new for Moapa Valley player
Ray Brewer:
Friday, November 21, 2014
As soon as Kayden Griffiths caught the football, his teammates on the sideline and supporters in the hometown bleachers wildly cheered. ...

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