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From left, Green Valley High School football  players Cordell Tidwell, Tafe Vete and Larry Norman July 21, 2014.
Green Valley gets defensive in thrilling win over California foe
kickoff 2014:
Friday, August 29, 2014
In the Gators’ first game this year, the trend flipped. The defense stood tall all night, enabling Green Valley to pull out an exciting 26-23 victory over Charter Oak from California.
From left, Clark High School football  players Marquice Stuart, Ty'Rek Wells and Jonathan Aldana July 21, 2014.
Clark erases 10-point second-half deficit to beat Boulder City
kickoff 2014:
Friday, August 29, 2014
Nick Kinnard passed for two touchdown today for the Clark High football team, helping the Chargers erase a 10-point second half deficit at Boulder City for a 26-22 win in the season opener.
From left,  Moapa Valley High School football  players Andrew Huerta, Zach Hymas, Cole Mulcock and R.J. Hubert July 21, 2014.
Zach Hymas has big night in Moapa Valley victory over Spring Valley
kickoff 2014:
Friday, August 29, 2014
Moapa Valley went to the air to find a 19-7 opening-night victory over Spring Valley...
From left, Del Sol High School football  players Ervine James, Jesus Olivas, Trevor Lytle and Daniel Tyus July 21, 2014.
Del Sol prevails in close game against Valley, 14-12
kickoff 2014:
Friday, August 29, 2014
In the first game of the season, the Del Sol High football matched its win total from last year ...
From left, Centennial High School football  players Andrew Miller, Hunter Brown, Joseph Cineceros, Nick Humenick and Jordan Lewis July 21, 2014.
Friday night roundup: Centennial, Palo Verde showdown highlights first week of games
kickoff 2014: Others games of note include No. 1 ranked Bishop Gorman at Servite, the 'Cleat Game' between Chaparral and Eldorado, and Liberty at Basic
Friday, August 29, 2014
The first full week of high school football games in Southern Nevada certainly features some interesting matchups ...
From left, Mojave High School football  players Anthony Vereen, Moises Jaugerui and Frankie Contreras July 21, 2014.
Mojave football expects to make state championship run
kickoff 2014:
Friday, August 29, 2014
This is the season the Mojave High football program has long targeted for making a serious run at the state championship. And they have the personnel to get the job done. ...
From left, Bonanza High School football  players Alfonso Reyes, Hector Montenegro and Jalil Briley July 21, 2014.
Bonanza High confident its cohesion will make up for key departures
high school football:
Friday, August 29, 2014
Bonanza High coach Kevin Volcic readily admits that on paper his 2014 roster doesn’t look as good as last year’s version. Yet at no point does he think that’s going to mean a step backward this season.
From left, Faith Lutheran High School football players John Molchon, Maxwell McPherson, Tyler Mahan and Austin Prather on July 21, 2014.
Faith Lutheran prepared to be the hunted after winning state championship
Offensive linemen John Molchon, Austin Prather not hiding from target
Friday, August 29, 2014
Wanting a lighthearted way to finish off a week of grueling two-a-day practices earlier this month, the Faith Lutheran coaching staff outfitted offensive coordinator Nate Knight in a Velcro target suit ...
From left, Palo Verde High School football  players Joey Laurita, Daniel Heller and Darrion Finn on July 21, 2014.
Tough schedule doesn’t bother Palo Verde football
Kickoff 2014:
Friday, August 29, 2014
There’s no formula to rank schedule strength for Las Vegas-area high school football teams. Calculations, though, aren’t needed to come to this conclusion ...
From left, Desert Pines High School football  players Andre Watts, Natron Auelua-Naki and Jon McCoy July 21, 2014.
Desert Pines has new players in crucial spots, still expects to contend
kickoff 2014:
Friday, August 29, 2014
There aren’t many high school football teams in Nevada faced with this rebuilding project ...
From left, Coronado High School football  players Tanner Gorski, Jordan Rude and Justin Belknap July 21, 2014.
Coronado football rallies for season opening victory in California
kickoff 2014:
Thursday, August 28, 2014
On its first defensive play of the season, the Coronado High football team today surrendered an 80-yard touchdown run. ...
From left,  Desert Oasis High School football  players Franco Rocco, Jonah Levy, Michael Irenze and Ryan Knapp July 21, 2014.
First-year Desert Oasis coach says players have what it takes to win
kickoff 2014:
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Desert Oasis High football program is still searching for its first playoff win. The school opened in 2008 and hasn’t been able to make it out of the Sunset Regional quarterfinals. ...
From left, Clark High School football  players Marquice Stuart, Ty'Rek Wells and Jonathan Aldana July 21, 2014.
Clark football eyes returns to the postseason
kickoff 2014:
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Clark High had one of the program’s best seasons in recent memory in reaching the playoffs for the first time in more than a decade ...
From left, Rancho High School football players Angel Walker, Luc Scott and Kyle Armstrong July 21, 2014.
Rancho football making improvements, coach praises players’ hard work
Kickoff 2014:
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Rancho High football team won’t win a state championship this season. Nor will it make the playoffs. Instead, they’ll continue to work on rebuilding their program, try to win at least one game and, most important, keep players healthy ...
From left, Centennial High School football  players Andrew Miller, Hunter Brown, Joseph Cineceros, Nick Humenick and Jordan Lewis July 21, 2014.
Centennial primed for season with motivation of opening against Palo Verde
kickoff 2014: Strong defense will be the Bulldogs' focus in 2014
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Centennial had no problems drawing numbers in the weight room or drumming up energy in practices this offseason. As soon as the Bulldogs got a glance at their schedule, a sense of purpose intuitively implanted in players’ brains...

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