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Photo: Green Valley kicker Conor Perkins sends off a kick
Green Valley kicker Perkins follows Kohorst again, commits to UNLV football
Saturday, September 21, 2013
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Green Valley High place kicker Conor Perkins verbally committed today to the UNLV football team before its home game against Western Illinois. Let the comparisons to current UNLV senior kicker Nolan Kohorst begin. And rightfully so.
Photo: Green Valley players celebrate their win over Palo
Green Valley gets its confidence back in overtime victory against Palo Verde
Saturday, September 21, 2013
high school football: On the verge of falling to 1-3, the Gators erase a double-digit deficit in the second half to grab thrilling win
The Green Valley High football team might be as good as advertised, after all. The Gators certainly played that way Friday in the closing minutes against visiting Palo Verde, erasing a 13-point second half deficit to grab a momentum-building 42-41 victory in overtime. Green Valley opened the season ranked No. 3 in the Sun’s rankings, but lost two of its initial three games in nearly dropping out of the top 10. By handing No. 2 Palo Verde a rare nonleague defeat, the Gators earned their spot alongside the area’s elite teams.
Photo: Coronado's Jackson Cofer runs the ball into the en
Gator Stew: Coronado chomps down on Green Valley once again
Friday, September 13, 2013
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Riding a breakout performance from sophomore kicker Spencer Cofer, who made two field goals of 40-plus yards in the second half, Coronado beat Green Valley 25-21.
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: Gators quarterback Christian Lopez scrambles out o
Green Valley coach sees room for improvement after loss to Arizona school
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Nobody ever envisions losing the season opener, let alone at home.
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Green Valley football coach tries to downplay high expectations
Thursday, August 29, 2013
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Expectations are so high for the Green Valley football team, some believe they are the favorites to win the Sunrise Region and not three-time defending region champ Liberty. Green Valley coach Brian Castro isn’t buying into it that notion. “It’s not our focus. We’re focused on what we’re doing on the practice field and what to do to get better,” Castro said. “The kids know there is a little bit of buzz out there. We’re not going to sneaking up on anybody. This year, people kind of know that we’re here and we’re definitely expecting to get everyone’s best efforts.”
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Oregon football lands another local in Green Valley lineman Tyrell Crosby
Monday, April 15, 2013
hs recruiting: The 6-foot-6, 300-pound tackle will join Arbor View's Elijah George on the Ducks' offensive line
The University of Oregon’s football team could have two from the Las Vegas area playing on its offensive line in the upcoming years. Green Valley High's Tyrell Crosby, a 6-foot-4, 295-pound offensive tackle, verbally committed to Oregon Monday following an unofficial visit. Crosby confirmed the commitment on his Twitter account.
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Recruiters are lining up for Green Valley's Tyrell Crosby
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
high school football: The 6-foot-6, 295-pound offensive lineman for the class of 2014 already has a scholarship offer from Oregon, others
It’s 10 minutes before Tyrell Crosby’s sixth-period weight training class at Green Valley High School and college football coaches are already starting to gather for a glimpse of the 6-foot-6, 295-pound offensive tackle. Recruiting website rivals.com classifies him as one of the hottest prospects in the region for the class of 2014, and the interest from coaches more than supports the claim. He’s already received scholarship offers from Oregon, Utah, San Diego State and UNLV, and more offers surely will follow.
Photo: Coronado's Brock Taeubel breaks away for a 78-yard
The best season in Coronado history now includes a berth in state semifinals
Friday, November 16, 2012
high school football: First-year coach Brad Talich getting the most out of team that hadn't been to playoffs since 2005
The Coronado High football team won two league games the past three seasons. However, that was an old era of Cougars football, before first-year coach Brad Talich took over the program. With Talich leading the way, Coronado is having its best season since the school opened in 2001. That season is going to last at least one more week. Coronado’s Derrick Keller had a pair of touchdown runs Friday night against host Green Valley in the Sunrise Regional semifinals, and the Cougars defense was stingy for most of the night in a 29-14 victory.
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Green Valley tops Foothill for spot in Sunrise semifinals
Friday, November 9, 2012
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It took the Green Valley High football team about one quarter Friday to get comfortable playing postseason football. The Northeast League champion Gators, which start a sophomore quarterback and have several underclassmen at other key positions, trailed visiting Foothill 7-0 in the Sunrise Regional quarterfinals after surrendering touchdown on the first series of the game. They wouldn’t be scored on again until the fourth quarter, however, recording an easy 43-14 victory in advance to next week’s semifinals against Coronado.
Jonassaint runs wild in Green Valley's defeat of Silverado
Friday, November 2, 2012
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Gino Jonassaint was virtually unstoppable for Green Valley, rushing for 191 yards on 12 carries with four touchdowns.
Photo: Green Valley quarterback Christian Lopez is brough
Green Valley wins first league title since 1990s on last-second field goal
Friday, October 26, 2012
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When the Green Valley High football team received the ball with less than two minutes remaining, Conor Perkins knew his number would be called. He calmly buried the kick through the uprights to give the Gators a dramatic 33-32 victory and the Northeast League crown.
Photo: Quarterback Christian Lopez of Green Valley throws
Green Valley blanks Rancho, 68-0
Friday, October 19, 2012
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Christian Lopez completed 11 of 12 passes for 205 yards and four touchdowns Friday to lead the Green Valley High football team to a 68-0 win against visiting Rancho for the Gators’ sixth straight win.
Photo: Gator runner Gio Hernandez turns the corner and lo
Mitchell Barry and Green Valley savor taste of lopsided victory over Las Vegas
Saturday, October 13, 2012
high school football: Gio Hernandez has more than 250 yards of offense for the Gators
Mitchell Barry had two of Green Valley’s four interceptions to lead the Gators to a commanding defensive performance and a 43-14 victory.
Photo: Antraye Johnson, left, of Basic is tackled by Sam
Green Valley continues hot streak with 49-0 win against Valley
Friday, October 5, 2012
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After a scoreless first quarter, the Green Valley High football team’s offense came alive for 28 points in the second quarter Friday in a 49-0 victory against visiting Valley in the Northeast League opener for both schools.

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