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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: Green Valley football players Sam McAloon, Keti Sa
Top 10 rankings: Green Valley shows no quit to earn spot in rankings at No. 10
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
high school football: The Gators scored 22 points in the second half against Coronado in rallying for the victory
The Green Valley High football team starts a sophomore quarterback among eight underclassmen on the first-team offense. The Gators, while getting those younger players comfortable with the pace of varsity football, fell behind twice in their first three games.
Photo: Green Valley football players Sam McAloon, Keti Sa
Green Valley scores 22 in the fourth quarter for wild 33-26 win against Coronado
Saturday, September 22, 2012
high school football:
When you run a no-huddle passing offense, no game is out of reach. Both teams fit that bill when Coronado High visited Green Valley High on Friday night, but it was the Gators that best exemplified the never say die mentality of it.
Sophomore QB Lopez stars for Green Valley
Saturday, September 15, 2012
high school football:
Green Valley High sophomore quarterback Christian Lopez rushed for four touchdowns and passed for another Friday in a 59-33 victory against visiting Del Sol.
Arbor View hangs on for victory against Green Valley
Friday, September 7, 2012
high school football:
The Arbor View High football team’s 28-19 victory Friday against visiting Green Valley might turn out being more significant than its blowout win last week against Desert Oasis to open the season.
Photo: Green Valley football players Sam McAloon, Keti Sa
Green Valley relying on several talented but unproven players
Thursday, September 6, 2012
high school football:
The Green Valley High football team’s losing streak to end last season will serve as a valuable lesson this year. The Gators had a 5-1 record last fall before dropping its final four games — including a loss in the Sunset Regional quarterfinals — to finish at .500.
Durango hires veteran coach Gerber to run football program
Friday, March 9, 2012
high school football:
Matt Gerber would have been content staying as an assistant high school football coach. Then, the head coaching position opened at Durango High. Gerber, who was on Durango’s staff from 1998 to 2005, was hired Friday as the Trailblazers’ new coach. He was Green Valley High’s head coach for five years through the 2010 season before spending last year as the offensive coordinator at Silverado.
Durrell McDonald unstoppable in leading Green Valley past Foothill for Sunrise title
Durrell McDonald unstoppable in leading Green Valley past Foothill for Sunrise title
Friday, February 17, 2012
high school basketball: Despite a losing record in late-January, Green Valley wins 13 of last 14 games to capture Sunrise crown
It’s time to remove the ‘underdog’ label when describing the Green Valley High basketball team. The Gators, after all, are one of four teams still playing in the state’s large-school classification.
Las Vegas High lone Northeast team to win a playoff game
Friday, November 4, 2011
high school football:
The Las Vegas High football team might have lost the Northeast Division title when it was defeated by Canyon Springs, but one week later the Wildcats can stake claim to another achievement: being the league’s lone team still playing.
Photo: Silverado High School's Izaiah Thurmon, center, (7
Silverado upsets Green Valley to send division rivals down a spot in postseason
Thursday, October 27, 2011
high school football:
Silverado senior Izaiah Thurmon capped off his high school football career with one of his finest performances. Thurmon rushed for just less than 250 yards as Silverado upset Green Valley 27-20 to close the season.
Photo: Del Sol High School football players Juan Flores,
Del Sol keeps playoff dream alive with fourth quarter comeback
Friday, October 21, 2011
high school football:
Del Sol High will host the most important football game of the week next Thursday. The Dragons made sure of it with a dramatic 48-47 victory over the Green Valley Gators Friday night. The win sets up a de-facto play-in game to the Sunrise playoffs with Basic next week. Both teams sit at 2-3 in the Southeast division and are vying for the No. 4 seed.
Liberty capitalizes on turnovers to beat Green Valley
Friday, October 14, 2011
high school football:
Liberty High scored 23 points off seven Green Valley turnovers to take sole possession of first place in the Southeast Division with a 37-17 victory over the Gators on Friday.
Green Valley beats Virgin Valley in tuneup for showdown with Liberty
Friday, October 7, 2011
high school football:
The Green Valley High football team turned a touchdown halftime deficit into a comfortable double-digit win Thursday, traveling to Mesquite for a 41-22 victory against 3A Virgin Valley for their fifth straight win.
Photo: Green Valley High School football players Jacob Ol
Green Valley wins fourth straight game, still first in Southeast
Saturday, October 1, 2011
high school football:
Aaron Love rushed for 223 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries Saturday night to lead the Green Valley High football team to a 45-28 victory against visiting Coronado. The win is Green Valley’s fourth straight, improving their record to 3-0 in the Southeast Division.
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.”

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