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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: Moapa Valley High School Principal Grant Hanevold
Moapa Valley hammers Virgin Valley
Friday, October 12, 2012
high school football:
Moapa Valley is keeping the hammer once again. The Pirates won their eighth straight “Hammer Game” against heated rival Virgin Valley Friday night. This one wasn’t even close, as Moapa Valley thrilled its home crowd with a 47-6 blowout victory.
Moapa Valley crushes previously unbeaten Boulder City
Friday, October 5, 2012
high school football:
Boulder City’s undefeated record ended with a violent thud Friday night. Moapa Valley went on the road and walloped the Eagles, cruising to a 45-6 victory.
Photo: Moapa Valley football players, from left, Conner M
Moapa Valley tops Chaparral for sixth straight win
Friday, September 28, 2012
high school football:
Moapa Valley High’s Sean McConnell and Conner Mortensen have been nearly impossible for opposing defensives to stop all season. Friday night was no exception against the visiting Chaparral football team.
Photo: Moapa Valley football players, from left, Conner M
Moapa Valley notches another blowout with 54-0 victory against Sunrise Mountain
Friday, September 21, 2012
high school football:
It was another week of no-doubt football for Moapa Valley, as it took a 42-0 lead into halftime and defeated Sunrise Mountain 54-0 on Friday.
Moapa Valley wins fourth straight game by more than 30 points
Friday, September 14, 2012
high school football:
Make Moapa Valley’s tally 224-32 after Friday night.
Photo: Moapa Valley football players, from left, Conner M
Moapa Valley walks away with unsatisfying 54-19 victory at Faith Lutheran
Friday, September 7, 2012
high school football:
Moapa Valley rushed out to a 32-0 lead at Faith Lutheran and walked away with a 54-19 victory, but it’s not one coach Brent Lewis will remember fondly.
Photo: Moapa Valley football players, from left, Conner M
Moapa Valley records shutout in easily beating Clark
Friday, August 31, 2012
high school football:
Moapa Valley’s Jared Repp had five carries for 87 yards and three touchdowns Friday, helping the Pirates’ football team to a 66-0 victory against visiting Clark.
Photo: Moapa Valley running back Jared Repp dives for add
Moapa Valley rushes past Pahrump Valley
Friday, August 24, 2012
hs football:
Jared Repp deserves a good night’s rest after Friday. The Moapa Valley junior did more in a single game against Pahrump Valley than some players will do for half of the season. Repp rushed for 109 yards, recorded 12 tackles and scored a touchdown on an interception return.
Photo: Moapa Valley running back Jake Repp looks to an of
Moapa Valley can't overcome turnovers, other miscues in dropping opener at Sollenberger Classic
Saturday, August 18, 2012
high school football:
This series symbolized a first game full of mistakes for the Moapa Valley High football team Saturday night. With four minutes remaining during the Sollenberger Classic’s small-school game at the University of Phoenix Stadium and the Pirates trailing by 15 points, they caught a small break when Blue Ridge High fumbled trying to run out the clock. After a few pass completions, Moapa Valley brought the ball to the Blue Ridge 1-yard line. However, they failed to score on four straight plays, eventually losing 23-14.
Photo: Palo Verde quarterback Parker Rost and his Panther
BLOG: Palo Verde runs out of gas in second half, loses Sollenberger Classic
Saturday, August 18, 2012
high school football: Small school game: Moapa Valley can't overcome turnovers in falling, 23-14
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Palo Verde High football team lost this game in the third quarter. The Panthers were held to negative 1-yard on eight plays Saturday in the third quarter of the Sollenberger Classic against Arizona's Desert Vista High, seeing their three-point halftime lead quickly vanish in losing 20-10.
Photo: Moapa Valley football players, from left, Conner M
Moapa Valley hoping to 'prove everyone wrong again' at Sollenberger Classic
Friday, August 17, 2012
High school football: Pirates take on Blue Ridge in first of two games Saturday at University of Phoenix Stadium
When Moapa Valley running back Conner Mortensen looks back on his high school football career years from now, he knows one of the first memories will be his team’s dramatic victory in the 2011 Sollenberger Classic. Moapa Valley shocked Arizona’s Show Low, 28-26, at the University of Phoenix Stadium behind a breakout performance from then-junior Mortensen.
Photo: Moapa Valley cheerleaders, including Jessie Vallet
Moapa Valley downs Lowry to reach 3A state championship game
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Moapa Valley is headed to the 3A state championship game once again. The Pirates clinched their spot by beating visiting Lowry, 19-6, on Saturday. Moapa Valley will meet familiar foe Truckee in the title game next weekend.
Photo: Virgin Valley's Nolan Tanner, right, blocks a fiel
Moapa Valley ekes out playoff win in overtime against Virgin Valley
Saturday, November 5, 2011
high school football:
A Dylan Mortensen extra point in overtime saved Moapa Valley from a shocking first round playoff upset to rival Virgin Valley Saturday afternoon. Mortensen booted the extra point through the uprights moments after his brother, Conner Mortensen, broke through in the end zone. Moapa Valley escaped with a 13-12 victory at home.
Photo: Moapa's Conner Mortensen carries the ball during a
Moapa Valley wraps up 3A Southern league title with victory over Boulder City
Friday, October 28, 2011
high school football:
Moapa Valley’s defense had carried the team the past two weeks. It was the offense’s turn in a 41-19 victory over league opponent Boulder City Thursday night. An offensive explosion led the Pirates out of an early 13-7 hole on the road and gave them the top seed in the 3A South division.

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