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Las Vegas High's offense continues to produce, helps Wildcats pull away from Basic
Thursday, September 12, 2013
high school football:
Another week, another high-scoring effort by the Las Vegas High football team. One week after scoring 60 points in their opener, the Wildcats enjoyed another big output in a 56-28 victory against visiting Basic.
Henderson Roll: Green Valley keeps coveted rivalry trophy for third straight year
Henderson Roll: Green Valley keeps coveted rivalry trophy for third straight year
Sunday, September 8, 2013
high school football: Offensive records shattered courtesy of quarterbacks in 23rd annual Henderson Bowl
Most of the Green Valley student section beat the players in the mad rush to the Henderson Bowl trophy. It wasn’t that the Gators weren’t ecstatic about keeping the city’s preeminent rivalry trophy by downing Basic for a third straight year Saturday night. They were just exhausted.
Photo: Basic High football players (from left) Pale Laulu
Basic's dynamic offense should again be productive in 2013
Saturday, September 7, 2013
high school football:
The Basic High football team typically produces one of the highest-scoring offenses in Southern Nevada. They’ve had a first-team all-state wide receiver the past two years, averaging about 30 points per game the past two seasons. This fall, they’ll again have an explosive player leading the charge.
Photo: Devonte Boyd of Basic catches a pass during the He
UNLV football lands top recruit in Basic wide receiver Devonte Boyd
Thursday, December 6, 2012
prep recruiting: The 6-foot-2, 180-pound senior had more than 2,500 career receiving yards
UNLV quarterback Nick Sherry will have another weapon in the passing game starting next fall. Devonte Boyd, a 6-foot-2, 180-pound wide receiver from Basic High in Henderson, verbally committed to the Rebels Thursday.
Photo: Canyon Springs AJ Cooper laterals to a teammate on
Defense propels Canyon Springs to playoff win over Basic
Saturday, November 10, 2012
high school football:
When Canyon Springs High defensive back A.J. Cooper picked off Basic High quarterback Jaylen Rose in the third quarter, nobody expected him to do what followed.
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Chris Laliberte scores all of Coronado's points in comeback win over Basic
Saturday, November 3, 2012
high school football: Coronado takes second place in the Southeast division for best finish in nine years
No one could blame Coronado senior Chris Laliberte for struggling to come up with the words to describe his team’s 24-20 victory over Basic. Before Friday night, the receiver/kicker had never caught a touchdown pass. He scored all three of the Cougars' touchdowns against the Wolves.
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Liberty proves itself with win over Basic
Friday, October 26, 2012
high school football:
The Patriots got a late score from star running back and UNLV commit Niko Kapeli to emerge with a 28-22 victory Friday over the Wolves.
Photo: Devonte Boyd of Basic catches a pass during the He
UNLV recruiting target Devonte Boyd unstoppable in Basic win
Thursday, October 18, 2012
high school football:
The Basic High football team remained undefeated in Southeast League games Thursday night with a 44-21 win against visiting Del Sol. UNLV recruiting target Devonte Boyd had nearly 200 receiving yards and two touchdowns, and returned a punt about 45 yards for another score, in helping the Wolves improve to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in the Southeast.
Photo: Basic High School's Antraye Johnson, left, and Dev
Basic's Antraye Johnson, Devonte Boyd get the best of Foothill in rivalry game
Friday, October 12, 2012
high school football: The Battle for Boulder Highway was scoreless in the second half, partially because Foothill QB Doxtator was injured
Basic’s Antraye Johnson was a one-man show Thursday for most of the first half against neighboring Foothill in the ‘Battle for Boulder Highway’ rivalry game.
Photo: Gio Hernandez of Green Valley runs for a touchdown
Green Valley's defense answers the call in Henderson Bowl victory against Basic
Saturday, September 29, 2012
High school football: Gio Hernandez, Christian Lopez lead GV offense, but defense steals show in containing Basic's Devonte Boyd
When the school bus driving the Green Valley High football team departed Basic’s Don Taylor Stadium on Friday night, you could easily hear the players celebrating their 31-27 victory in the annual Henderson Bowl rivalry game. They were signing, “Na Na Hey Hey Goodbye” at the top of their lungs in celebration of their second straight victory in the rivalry.
Photo: Green Valley players hoist the trophy after defeat
Henderson Bowl rivalry game will produce memorable celebration for one team
Thursday, September 27, 2012
high school football: Basic, Green Valley continue one of Nevada's most significant rivalries at 7 p.m. Friday at Basic
Imagine winning one of the most significant games of your life and having to wait to celebrate. That’s the etiquette in the Henderson Bowl football rivalry game between Basic and Green Valley high schools. The two sides always shake hands at midfield following the game before players on the winning team race to the end zone to grab the trophy. Players on the losing team are left to watch and think what could have been.
Photo: The Henderson Bowl trophy sits at a Basic High pra
Basic's Anthony Owens puts on his own kind of variety show in blowout victory
Friday, September 21, 2012
high school football:
Anthony Owens does a little bit of everything for the Wolves. Basic’s 59-14 victory over Bonanza Friday serves as the perfect example.
Photo: Basic High School's Devonte Boyd practices with th
Basic's dangerous offense on full display in victory over Durango
Saturday, September 15, 2012
high school football: Jaylen Rose breaks out with nearly 400 yards passing, six touchdowns
To get an idea of how explosive the Basic football team is capable of being, think of a movie scene where pyrotechnics are going off all over the screen.
Photo: Basic High School's Antraye Johnson catches a pass
Basic High gets off and rolling in 2012 with dominating victory at Rancho High
Saturday, September 8, 2012
high school football:
Junior Antraye Johnson returned the opening kickoff of Basic High’s season back for a touchdown, and everything else followed suit Friday in a 47-14 victory at Rancho High.
Photo: Basic football players Anthony Owens, Mike Roberts
Basic looks to build off last season's playoff victory
Friday, September 7, 2012
high school football:
Most lower-seeded teams in the Southern Nevada high school football playoffs don’t win this easy. Then again, the No. 4 seed from the competitive Southeast League, as proven last fall by the Basic High team, isn’t a borderline playoff-qualifier.

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