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August 21, 2014

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Photo: Bishop Gorman High School football players Noah Ti
With challenging schedule, Gorman football plans to take one game at a time
Thursday, August 21, 2014
kickoff 2014:
The message hasn’t changed all summer for the Bishop Gorman High football team. The Gaels’ goal is simple: Go 1-0. The five-time defending state champions open the season Friday ...
Highly motivated Moapa Valley out for redemption, again a Division I-A favorite
Thursday, August 21, 2014
kickoff 2014:
Moapa Valley High was supposed to win this football game. The Pirates were undefeated heading into last season’s Division I-A state semifinals, looking to advance to the championship game for a seventh straight season. But they ...
Photo: From left, Green Valley High School football  play
High-flying Green Valley primed for another big season
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
kickoff 2014:
The Green Valley High defense is put in an unenviable situation every day at practice. It’s not easy to compete against an offense that was one of Las Vegas’ best last season...
Photo: From left,  Sunrise Mountain High School football
New Sunrise Mountain coach brings exciting offense, enthusiasm to struggling program
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
kickoff 2014:
First-year Sunrise Mountain High coach Chris Sawyers didn’t know what to expect when he took over the program in the spring. He knew the Miners have been one of the worst programs in Nevada ...
Photo: Palo Verde quarterback Graeson Vereen takes part i
Preseason all-city: Palo Verde senior, a dying breed in high school sports, highlights Sun’s team
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
kickoff 2014:
Graeson Vereen is stuck playing high school sports in the wrong era. In a day and age when most athletes specialize in one sport, Vereen bucks the trend — he plays football and basketball for Palo Verde High. And he’s one of the area’s top ...
Photo: Green Valley players hoist the trophy after defeat
Analysis: 10 high school football games you can’t miss
Saturday, August 16, 2014
High School Football:
High school football isn’t as wildly followed in Southern Nevada as Texas, Florida, Ohio or in small towns across the nation. But, each year, the crowds continue to grow. This is arguably the state’s most significant high school football rivalry. The Henderson Bowl, the annual game between Basic and Green Valley highs, is arguably the ...
Photo: Bishop Gorman High School football players Noah Ti
Preseason top 10: Gorman still the team to beat, others closing in
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
kickoff 2014:
The high school football team in the top spot of the Sun's preseason top-10 isn’t a surprise. Five-time defending state champion Bishop Gorman is also the nation’s No. 1 ranked team. And, judging by the Gaels’ lineup of Division I recruits ...
Gorman football ranked No. 1 by USA Today, will be in hunt for national title
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...
Photo: Arbor View High lineman Keenen King is one of Sout
Arbor View junior lineman draws recruiting attention, grabs first offer
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
high school recruiting:
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 ...
Bishop Gorman’s Alize Jones a preseason All-American
Bishop Gorman’s Alize Jones a preseason All-American
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
high school football:
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 ...
Photo: Faith Lutheran lineman John Molchon.
Faith Lutheran lineman Molchon has 8 scholarship offers, takes humble approach to process
Saturday, June 21, 2014
high school football:
John Molchon isn’t trying to keep a secret. It just appears that way ...
Bishop Gorman football ranked No. 13 in nation by MaxPreps’ Preseason Top 25
Bishop Gorman football ranked No. 13 in nation by MaxPreps’ Preseason Top 25
Monday, June 2, 2014
The nation will be watching Bishop Gorman’s quest to win a sixth straight state championship in football this fall. Gorman’s steak of dominance since Tony Sanchez took over as coach in 2009 has...
Photo: Las Vegas High linebacker Jacob Anderson (9) walks
If 80 percent of high school teams make the playoffs, what’s the point of the regular season?
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
ray brewer:
In a day and age where everyone gets a participation medal, high school sports in the Las Vegas area will take its mediocrity to a new and embarrassing level over the next two years ...
Photo: Susan Spencer, former general manager of the Phila
‘Ms. Susan’: Rancho team’s hero
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Angels in the valley:
Susan Spencer, the only female general manager in NFL history, has become the de facto general manager ...
Photo: Liberty High lineman Noah Jefferson, shown during
Liberty lineman wastes little time in committing to USC
Thursday, May 15, 2014
high school recruiting:
Liberty High 2015 defensive lineman Noah Jefferson said Monday he was close to committing to the USC football program. It didn't take long to pull the trigger ...

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