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Photo: Desert Pines football players Eric Wilkes, Tim Hou
High school football top 10: A new team breaks into the rankings
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
high school football:
Let’s shuffle the high school football rankings again. After four-time defending state champion Bishop Gorman there has been much parity this season. And much movement in the rankings, especially for Green Valley High.
Photo: Desert Pines football players Eric Wilkes, Tim Hou
Desert Pines controls second half in cruising past Bonanza
Friday, September 20, 2013
high school football:
Iquan Corsey passed for 107 yards and three touchdowns today for the Desert Pines High football team in a 40-14 victory against visiting Bonanza. Desert Pines led by just eight points at halftime, but outscored Bonanza 18-0 in the second half in winning for the fourth straight time to open the season.
Photo: Desert Pines football players Eric Wilkes, Tim Hou
Desert Pines posts easy win at Valley; improves to 3-0
Thursday, September 12, 2013
high school football:
The Desert Pines High football team won for the third straight week to open the season, receiving 130 yards and three touchdowns from Iquan Corsey in a 45-14 win against host Valley.
Photo: Desert Pines football players Eric Wilkes, Tim Hou
Davis' big day lifts Desert Pines to second win of season
Saturday, September 7, 2013
high school football:
Malik Davis scored four touchdowns to lead the Desert Pines Jaguars to a 41-27 victory over the Pahrump Valley Trojans.
Photo: Desert Pines football players Eric Wilkes, Tim Hou
Corsey stars as Desert Pines pounds Western
Friday, August 30, 2013
high school football:
Desert Pines coach Tico Rodriguez had a successful debut in his team’s 61-0 victory over Western.
Photo: Silverado football players from left, Rohan Walter
Analysis: Five high school football teams on the rise
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
high school football: These teams struggled in 2012 but could have a turnaround this fall
The Silverado High football program typically isn’t mentioned as one of the teams to beat in the Sunrise Region. That honor goes to three-time defending Sunrise champion Liberty, or Northeast League favorite Green Valley. But Silverado could have the players to make some noise this fall. When practices across Southern Nevada officially started this week, Silverado’s field was packed with some new faces, including a handful of linemen who could be difference-makers. Silverado isn’t the only underachieving team from last season capable of a turnaround in 2013.
Photo: Liberty football players Niko Kapeli, left, and Ka
Signing Day Blog: Family plays big role in signings of Liberty stars
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
high school football:
The scene at most Las Vegas Valley high schools is similar on national signing day. The athlete signing a letter-of-intent to play college football sits at a conference room table in an office space too small to contain his family and friends.
Mojave opens playoffs by beating Desert Pines for second time this season
Thursday, October 25, 2012
high school football:
Mojave made history in more ways than one Friday night. Not only did the Rattlers host the first playoff game in school history, they also won it. For the second time this season, Mojave beat Desert Pines.
Photo: Moapa Valley running back Conner Mortensen sprints
Moapa Valley wins ninth straight to secure home-field advantage in playoffs
Saturday, October 20, 2012
high school football:
The Moapa Valley High football team has reached the state title game the past six years. If the second quarter of Friday’s 49-20 victory against host Desert Pines is any indication, the Pirates are in the driver’s seat for a return trip to the title game.
Photo: Desert Pines football players Trevon Turner and Tr
Desert Pines peaking at the right time, tops Chaparral to secure playoff berth
Saturday, October 13, 2012
high school football:
Walking up and down the Desert Pines High football team’s sideline Friday night during their 48-28 victory against Chaparral, it was obvious the Jaguars players had a different attitude. The Jaguars, after struggling to start the season, are a confident a bunch. And that makes them one of Division-IA’s most dangerous teams.
Malik Davis stars as Desert Pines downs Virgin Valley
Friday, October 5, 2012
high school football:
Malik Davis can sometimes get lost behind the considerable shadows of Eric Wilkes and Iquan Corsey in the Desert Pines backfield. Not on Friday. With Corsey missing the game and the Jaguars needing someone to make up for the absence, Davis had his best game of the season in a 41-28 home triumph over Virgin Valley.
Action-packed contest sees Boulder City outlast Desert Pines
Friday, September 21, 2012
high school football:
In a night full of big plays, Boulder City found a way to make one more than Desert Pines.
Desert Pines chops down Pahrump Valley
Friday, September 14, 2012
high school football:
Desert Pines enjoyed one of those nights when it seemed like every player on the roster scored — even a lineman.
Photo: Mojave football players Billy Murphy, Xavier Ander
New attitude pays off in major way as Mojave upsets Desert Pines
Friday, August 31, 2012
HS Football:
Midway through the third quarter Friday night, Mojave was exactly where everyone thought it would be against Desert Pines. The Rattlers trailed 18-6, looking destined to fall against a more established opponent for the umpteenth in the last decade.
Photo: Cheyenne High School football player Myloe Lewis p
Myloe Lewis' four touchdowns help Cheyenne beat Desert Pines in opener
Friday, August 24, 2012
high school football:
If there was any doubt Cheyenne High is the team to beat in the new Division I-A, senior running back Myloe Lewis erased those concerns Thursday in the opening two minutes of the Desert Shields’ first game. Lewis rushed for a 55-yard touchdown on the first play from scrimmage. Then, after a Desert Pines interception, he scored on a 23-yard run in making a big-time opening-night statement. Lewis rushed for 343 yards and four touchdowns on 24 carries in leading visiting Cheyenne to a 30-22 victory.

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