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Del Sol overcomes slow start, penalties for lopsided victory against Eldorado
Saturday, September 10, 2011
high school football:
Don’t let the final score fool you. The Del Sol High football team’s 40-6 victory Friday against visiting Eldorado was anything but leisurely. The Dragons had to overcome numerous penalties (eight in the first half alone) that halted scoring drives, their quarterback fumbled a snap on the goal line going in for a touchdown and their holder consistently struggled getting the ball down on extra points.
Photo: Eldorado High School football players Darion Ashle
O'Darius Mitchell, Eldorado defense come up big against Boulder City
Saturday, September 3, 2011
high school football:
Football coaches usually preach the importance of defense and special teams winning games, but it gets beyond stressful when it comes down to those two units. Eldorado coach Vernon Brown could talk all about it after Friday night’s 16-13 victory over Boulder City.
Photo: Eldorado High School football players Darion Ashle
Eldorado players starting to develop confidence, competitive attitude
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
high school football:
Replacing a three-year starter at quarterback is a challenge any high school program struggles with. But, at Eldorado, coach Vernon Brown is taking a pro-active approach. Yes, JaQuorrey Williams was their best player last year. However, he wasn’t their entire team — a message Brown has been stressing to his players during the off-season.
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Rams' Steven Jackson among 5 inducted into local hall of fame
Saturday, June 11, 2011
prep recruiting: St. Louis running back shined at Oregon State, helping make Las Vegas a must-stop on the recruiting trail
During a ceremony Friday at the Orleans Arena to induct Steven Jackson into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame, the St. Louis Rams running back was praised for his many successes on the gridiron. For Las Vegas area high school football players, Jackson’s most significant accomplishment was simply excelling at the next level. Before Jackson burst onto the scene at Oregon State, Southern Nevada was lightly recruited and several players with college-level talent went under-recruited. But after Jackson shined with the Beavers, college coaches made sure Las Vegas was included on the recruiting trail.
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Former Eldorado star Steven Jackson of St. Louis Rams to be enshrined in local hall
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame will also induct 1944 Las Vegas High team this June
The achievements of this high school football team seem almost unreal. The Las Vegas High 1944 state championship squad surrendered no points — not a touchdown, field goal or safety — and didn’t allow an opponent to record consecutive first downs, going undefeated in eight games. Offensively, they never threw a forward pass — a rarity, even then.
Las Vegas beats Eldorado, readies for another playoff battle with Del Sol
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Hassan Henderson completed 7 of 11 passes for 211 yards and four touchdowns Thursday to lead the host Las Vegas High football team to a 46-6 victory against Eldorado.
Rancho strikes fast, stays alive in hunt for playoffs
Thursday, October 21, 2010
prep football:
The Rancho High football team scored 20 unanswered points Thursday to open the game in a 40-28 victory against host Eldorado.
Eldorado rallies from double-digit deficit, wins Cleat Game in OT
Saturday, October 16, 2010
This game had all of the drama you would expect from a rivalry game. Eldorado’s JaQuorrey Williams rushed for 114 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries Friday, and the visiting Sundevils erased a 13-point first-half deficit against host Chaparral for a 28-27 victory in overtime in the annual “Cleat Game.”
Photo: Eldorado High three-year starter quarterback JaQuo
Rivalry week: Eldorado QB Williams will be in the spotlight during Cleat Game
Thursday, October 14, 2010
prep football: Eldorado's trip to Chaparral one of three rivlary games on tap of significance
Eldorado High football coach Vernon Brown doesn’t hesitate endorsing his quarterback as the state’s best. It’s just that JaQuorrey Williams, a three-year starter for the Sundevils, is also one of the state’s best-kept secrets. With Eldorado struggling for victories the past two years, Williams’ solid performances have gone virtually unnoticed. Come Friday, that will likely change — at least for a few hours.
Donnel Pumphrey breaks out in Canyon Springs win against Eldorado
Friday, October 8, 2010
Canyon Springs coach Hunkie Cooper was a little worried about Friday’s game with Eldorado. His apprehension was understandable, as the Pioneers were playing without star running back Malik Brown for the first time this season after he injured himself in last week’s game against Sunrise Mountain.
Eldorado inches closer to playoffs with win against Sunrise Mountain
Friday, October 1, 2010
Justin Brown returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown on the second play of the game Friday to lead the Eldorado High football team to a 58-28 victory against Sunrise Mountain.
Desert Pines gets first win behind three-pronged running back attack
Friday, September 24, 2010
Sure, Desert Pines coach Paul Bennett hoped his team would get off to a start better than the 0-3 they posted. But Bennett never panicked because he knew the running back combination of Chancellor Davis, Derrick Shaw and Leon Hayes was lethal. It showed for the first time this season Friday night when Desert Pines (1-3) used its run game to demolish Eldorado (2-2) 36-6.
Eldorado beats Valley, doubles win total from last year
Friday, September 17, 2010
JaQuorrey Williams passed for three first-half touchdowns Thursday and Mike Williams recorded two sacks in a 27-0 shutout against Valley in the Northeast Division opener for both schools.
Silverado scores 61 points in victory against Eldorado
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Silverado High’s Izaiah Thurmon and Steven Scamorza each rushed for more than 100 yards and two touchdowns Saturday morning in a 61-14 victory against visiting Eldorado.
Eldorado's defense sparks opening-game win
Saturday, September 4, 2010
Brett Van Orden had two touchdowns Friday night for the Eldorado High football team in a 32-19 victory against visiting Coronado in the season opener for both schools.

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