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Photo: Coronado basketball players Michael Louder, Austin
Coronado erases early deficit, downs Las Vegas to reach Sunrise semifinals
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Coronado High basketball coach Jeff Kaufman spent the last three practices before the start of the playoffs trying to prepare his team for the speed and athleticism of the Las Vegas High players. Simulating the Wildcats fast break in practice with his taxi squad, however, didn’t exactly work. Las Vegas, using its speed to create easy scoring opportunities, wasted little time Tuesday in jumping out to a double-digit lead against Coronado in the Sunrise Regional quarterfinals. But after falling behind by 12 points in the initial six minutes, Coronado finally showed why it is one of the regional’s No. 1 ...
Photo: Las Vegas basketball players Hassan Henderson, Geo
Marquee night from Hassan Henderson gives Las Vegas High crucial win
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
The Wildcats take down the Cowboys, now stand alone in fourth place in the Northeast
It’s no coincidence that the Las Vegas High basketball team’s rise in the Northeast division standings is coming at the same time Hassan Henderson is playing his best of the season. Henderson, a junior forward, scored 25 points to go with 13 rebounds Tuesday night as Las Vegas avenged an early-season loss against Chaparral, 55-44.
Photo: Las Vegas basketball players, from left, Hassan He
Sanico leads Las Vegas to 67-59 win over Eldorado
Friday, January 28, 2011
George Sanico hit four 3-pointers and scored 19 points for Las Vegas High as the Wildcats avenged their December loss to rival Eldorado with a 67-59 home victory over the Sun Devils on Friday.
Photo: Curtis Stewart of Eldorado throws down a big dunk
Eldorado wins neighborhood rivalry game with Las Vegas to remain undefeated
Friday, December 17, 2010
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This win comes with some bragging rights. Curtis Stewart scored 19 of his 25 points in the first half Thursday night to help the Eldorado High basketball team build an early double-digit advantage and hold off a late charge by visiting Las Vegas for a 64-58 win. While it’s just the second week of the season, the league victory will surely be beneficial for the undefeated Sun Devils (6-0) come February in what is expected to be a tight Northeast Division race.
Las Vegas High defense shuts down Del Sol
Friday, December 10, 2010
Wildcats open league play next week against Sunrise Mountain
Las Vegas High coach Jason Wilson challenged his team to play lockdown defense from the beginning of Thursday night’s game against Del Sol. The Wildcats responded and found themselves with a commanding 20-point lead at the end of the first quarter that the Dragons could never chip away at. Las Vegas improved to 4-0 with the 95-45 victory.
Photo: Las Vegas basketball players, from left, Hassan He
Las Vegas High basketball looking to rebound after missing playoffs last year
Monday, December 6, 2010
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There are no easy games in basketball’s Northeast Division. That’s something the Las Vegas High team learned the hard way last year, often struggling with ball protection in losing several close contests and finishing with a 7-7 league record.

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