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Photo: Foothill's Tyler Morris reaches for a pass under c
Star Foothill receiver plays decoy, helps Falcons advance to Sunrise title game
Friday, November 11, 2011
high school football: Kyle Keplinger limited to three grabs, but school's other receivers thrive in single coverage
There is no doubt Kyle Keplinger is the Foothill High football team’s top offensive threat. The senior wide receiver entered Thursday’s Sunrise Regional semifinal game against visiting Basic with 21 touchdowns, easily having his way with the opposition every week. So, what happens when Keplinger is held in check? Well, he still has an impact on the game.
Photo: Las Vegas Kaveo Walker celebrates stopping Rancho
Redemption Thursday: Region semifinals feature four teams out to avenge earlier defeats
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
high school football: A victory by Bishop Gorman and Palo Verde will set-up the highly-anticipated annual showdown between the perennial powers
Las Vegas High football coach James Thurman has stressed each week for his players to play a faceless opponent on Friday nights. Instead of worrying about the opposition — whether weak or strong — on the other side of the field, Thurman tells his players the first step to victory is executing their game plan successfully. On most Fridays in Las Vegas’ weak Northeast Division, the faceless opponent strategy is not overlooking a struggling opponent. But Thursday in the Sunset Regional semifinals, the Wildcats will face a tall order in beating host Liberty (9-1). Not only did the defending Sunrise ...
Foothill sophomore QB continues break through season, leads Falcons to a playoff win
Friday, November 4, 2011
high school football:
Even a flu virus and rainy conditions couldn’t stop Foothill High sophomore quarterback Drew Doxtator from winning his first playoff game. Doxtator threw four touchdowns Friday to help the host Falcons advance to the Sunrise Regional semifinals with a 34-12 victory against Desert Pines in the regional quarterfinals.
Photo: The Liberty football team poses with the Las Vegas
Liberty takes out Foothill for second straight Southeast division title
Friday, October 28, 2011
high school football: Niko Kapeli ran for 304 yards, while brother Jordan Kapeli had 96 yards for Liberty
With realignment on the way next year, Thursday marked the final night of the Henderson-exclusive Southeast Division. At least the league went out in style. In a game between the division’s two best teams to determine the 2011 champion, Liberty scored one more time than Foothill in a 49-41 thriller
Photo: Foothill's Kyle Keplinger tries to leap over Basic
Foothill rallies past Basic
Saturday, October 22, 2011
high school football:
The rivalry between Foothill and Basic provided yet another memorable installment Friday night. Foothill overcame a 21-point deficit in the second half to win its second in a row in the Battle for Boulder Highway series. Foothill 42, Basic 35.
Photo: Las Vegas High School football players Kaveo Walke
Las Vegas High still No. 3 in Sun's rankings, ready for Bone Game rivalry with Rancho
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
high school football:
The third-ranked team in the Sun’s top-10 rankings will be involved in one of the most anticipated games this week. It’s rivalry week on the local high school gridiron, starting Thursday night when No. 3 Las Vegas High attempts to extend its winning streak against Rancho in the annual Bone Game to 16 straight seasons.
Foothill passing game produces another victory
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Foothill sophomore quarterback Drew Doxtator has gone from an unknown at the beginning of the season to one of the valley’s best passers. Doxtator had yet another big night for the Falcons Friday in a 28-13 Homecoming victory over the Silverado Skyhawks. Doxtator threw for all four touchdowns.
Photo: Foothill High School football players Kyle Kepling
Foothill back on track with victory after week off
Friday, October 7, 2011
high school football:
After narrowly losing in the final seconds two weeks ago, the Foothill High football team hit the practice field during its bye week to fix the mistakes. The end result was a victory Thursday at Del Sol, with the Falcons leading by 32-points at the beginning of the fourth quarter and holding on for a 44-38 win.
Photo: Green Valley running back Aaron Love looks for an
Late-game heroics position Green Valley at top of Southeast Division
Saturday, September 24, 2011
high school football:
Most teams would panic at the idea of having 57 seconds to go 80 yards to win a football game. To Green Valley, it’s only a slight inconvenience. “It’s the way we run our offense,” Green Valley coach Brian Castro said. “With our speed and tempo, we feel like we’re never out of a game.”
Late interception gives Foothill victory in league opener
Saturday, September 17, 2011
high school football:
Dylan Freiling’s interception late in the fourth quarter helped the Foothill High football team hang on for a 10-6 victory against Coronado in the Southeast Division opener for both schools.
Foothill slips by Desert Oasis in final minutes, 28-24
Friday, September 9, 2011
high school football:
Foothill High senior wide receiver Kyle Keplinger hauled in an 18-yard touchdown reception from Drew Doxtator with 2:29 remaining in Friday’s football game to give the Falcons a 28-24 victory over Desert Oasis.
Photo: Foothill High School football players Kyle Kepling
Memorable first half leads Foothill to second straight victory
Saturday, September 3, 2011
high school football: Foothill's Kyle Keplinger and Canyon Springs' D.J. Pumphrey put on a show
If no one at Foothill takes the initiative to cut a highlight video after this season, the Falcons could always just throw on the film from the first half of Friday’s game against Canyon Springs.
Photo: Foothill High School football players Kyle Kepling
Foothill, Cimarron crack the Sun's top 10 rankings
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
high school football: No change at the top with Palo Verde, Del Sol and Arbor View each winning by double digits
If we learned anything last week during the first installment of high school football for the 2011 season, it’s that anything can happened. That anything was a shocking upset by Bonanza, rallying late to beat Silverado 30-29 and knock the respected Southeast Division team out of the top 10. Bonanza wasn’t expected by many to win the game — well, except by the players themselves.
Sophomore QB shines for Foothill in blowout of Durango
Friday, August 26, 2011
high school football: Drew Doxtator passes for three touchdowns in first varsity start, Falcons win season opener
Foothill High’s Drew Doxtator didn’t play like a sophomore quarterback receiving his first varsity start Thursday night. He consistently made the big play look easy in passing for nearly 300 yards and three touchdowns in the Falcons' 45-28 victory against visiting Durango in the first game for both schools.
Photo: Foothill High School football players Kyle Kepling
New look Foothill expects to again be competitive
Thursday, August 25, 2011
high school football:
Four large-school classification high schools have won football playoff games in each of the last two years. And, three of those four are easy to identify — two-time defending state champion Bishop Gorman, perennial Sunset Region power Palo Verde and reigning Sunrise champion Liberty. Then, there is the fourth team — Foothill High.

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