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Gorman, Reno-area school to represent Nevada in football showcase
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
high school football:
The annual high school football showcase to open the season in late August featuring teams from Nevada and Arizona was finalized today.
Photo: Sierra Vista football players Caleb Stiles, D.J. L
High school sports proposal to send 4 schools down a division wins approval
Monday, March 31, 2014
The divisional landscape of Southern Nevada high school sports will undergo its second change in three years. “There’s a real basis behind it, and I think it’s going to make for ...
Photo: Canyon Springs hitter Rashaad Jones waits for a pi
For 3 teammates, baseball diamond a refuge from tragedy
Thursday, March 20, 2014
ray brewer: Canyon Springs High baseball and softball programs help raise money for childhood cancer
Canyon Springs seniors Rashaad Jones, Isiah Carter and Joe Jackson III each had a parent die in the past year, giving new meaning to their afternoons of baseball. The diamond has become a place to take their mind off their respective tragedies, using the time together to ...
Photo: Rancho football players take part in a drill durin
Why high school sports are broken in Nevada and one way to fix the problem
Friday, March 7, 2014
ray brewer:
The Rancho High football team hasn’t won a game since 2011 and in the past two seasons has been outscored 1,004-82. The Rams’ basketball team has a 9-38 record in the past two seasons and is 0-20 in league games. But when realignment is discussed in March, Rancho isn't likely to get a reprieve because ...
Photo: The Bishop Gorman Gaels make their entrance before
Gorman football ranked nation's 8th best team since 2008
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
high school football:
The Bishop Gorman High football team’s rise from Nevada power to a nationally respected program was validated today when the HSFB100 Dynasty Rankings listed Gorman as its No. 8 team since 2009.
Photo: Lake Mead Christian Academy student Jordan Gallego
Local youth gets experience of a lifetime with U.S. National Football team
Friday, February 7, 2014
youth sports:
Jordan Gallegos got to play football this week on a field most players only dream of. Gallegos, a 14-year-old defensive back from Henderson, is part of the U.S. Under-15 National Football Team, which takes on Team Canada at 1 p.m. today in the International Bowl at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Faith Lutheran football celebrates championship again, gets rings
Thursday, February 6, 2014
high school football:
What a difference a year makes. Last February, Vernon Fox took the stage in the Faith Lutheran auditorium and spoke to players for the first time as their football coach. He told them they would win — immediately. One year later, they returned to the same auditorium for another meeting with their coach. Like he predicted, they were winners.
Photo: Canyon Springs football players, from left, defens
Blog: He lost his mom to breast cancer this season, never quit fighting
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
national signing day:
The library at Canyon Springs High in North Las Vegas was so packed with supporters on national signing day, officials had to bring in more chairs to accommodate the crowd. The ceremony, during which seven football players signed their letter of intent to different levels of college football, quickly became emotional. Coach Hunkie Cooper delivered a powerful speech that left most in tears.
Photo: Bishop Gorman coach Tony Sanchez yells to his play
More than 50 college coaches recruited at Gorman football — in one month
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
national signing day:
Bishop Gorman High football coach Tony Sanchez showed two coaches from Weber State game film last week on the mounted television in his office, giving them information on a player he hopes they offer a scholarship. In the lobby outside his office, a coach from Nebraska waited for his crack at the coach, eager to get a transcript for a Gorman player that recently committed to his university. Two days earlier, when nearly 100 returning players were lifting weights after school, eight coaches from the Pac-12 Conference were in the Gorman complex making a visit. And at one point last ...
Photo: Desert Pines High School football player Tim Hough
He's full of potential and was lightly recruited, making him a great fit for Rebels
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
unlv football: Desert Pines High defensive back could become next Rebels to go from under-the-radar to key contributor
Tim Hough didn’t play for a powerhouse high school football program. In fact, his Desert Pines High team competes in one of Nevada’s lower classifications. The wide receiver and defensive back wasn’t a highly sought after college recruit — UNLV was his only scholarship offer. Hough is one of about 15 players expected to sign with the Rebels Wednesday during national signing day, and his commitment falls perfectly in line with coach Bobby’s Hauck recruiting philosophy.
Photo: After breaking a couple of tackles, Las Vegas High
Zanin-Banks of Las Vegas High verbally commits to Air Force; Bonanza's Knapp switches to Colorado-Mesa
Friday, January 31, 2014
high school recruiting:
Las Vegas High senior receiver Aaron Zanin-Banks verbally committed Thursday to the Air Force Academy football team, Wildcats coach James Thurman said.
Photo: Green Valley holder Kyler Chavez signals good as k
Two UNLV recruits will serve church missions before joining team
Friday, January 31, 2014
high school recruiting: Green Valley's Perkins, Silverado's Hunt expected to return for the 2016 college season
Green Valley High kicker Conor Perkins and Silverado tight end Austin Hunt will serve Mormon church missions for two years before joining the UNLV football program. They are two of four Southern Nevada recruits committed for UNLV’s 2014 recruiting class.
Another local product picks UNLV football, giving Rebels four LV recruits for 2014 class
Sunday, January 26, 2014
rebels football:
The UNLV football program grabbed a verbal commitment today from another local product for the 2014 signing class. And it’s another well-put-together recruit. One of Rebels’ coach Bobby Hauck’s desires on the recruiting trail is to sign players easily passing the eye test.
Photo: Nick Gates
Gorman's Nick Gates heading to Nebraska football
Friday, January 24, 2014
high school recruiting:
Nick Gates arrived at Bishop Gorman High as a freshman eager to become the next great baseball player in the Gaels' perennial state championship program. Instead, he’ll leave in four months as one of the school’s top football players. Actually, he’s rated as one of the nation’s top offensive linemen. Gates committed today to the Nebraska football team.
Photo: Palo Verde defensive lineman Mike Hughes (50) batt
UNLV football grabs commitment from Palo Verde's Michael Hughes Jr., a highly regarded local
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
unlv football:
When Palo Verde High’s Michael Hughes Jr. was deciding the past few weeks on which college football program to be part of, his mother made a simple promise: She’d try to attend as many games as possible. Turns out, she won’t have to drive far.

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