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Mojave High School Football

Photo: Legacy football players Matthew Sink, Devin Willia
Legacy's defense answers call against Mojave
Thursday, September 19, 2013
high school football:
Casey Hughes had a pair of long touchdown runs today for the Legacy High football team in a 27-6 victory against host Mojave. The Longhorns (2-1) led just 7-6 at halftime, but closed with 21 unanswered points in winning the Thursday Night Lights televised game.
Photo: Moapa Valley High football players (from left) Sam
Moapa Valley leaves little doubt in winning showdown with Mojave
Thursday, September 12, 2013
high school football:
Moapa Valley High is still the team to beat in the Division I-A. The Pirates were expected to receive a challenge today from Mojave, which gave them a big-time scare in last year’s playoffs. However, the Pirates scored the game’s initial five touchdowns in a 35-6 victory.
Photo: Mojave High football players (from left) Latrell F
Mojave puts Spring Valley away 27-6
Saturday, September 7, 2013
high school football:
Perhaps Mojave really is that good. The Rattlers slithered off their second impressive win in as many weeks Saturday, nearly blanking upper-classification Spring Valley 27-6.
Photo: Mojave High football players (from left) Latrell F
Mojave off to hot start with 40-12 win against Boulder City
Saturday, August 31, 2013
high school football:
Ty Flanagan rushed for 206 yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns to boost Mojave to a 40-12 victory over Boulder City.
Photo: Mojave High football players (from left) Latrell F
Fresh off the best season in school history, Mojave eyes spot as a perennial contender
Friday, August 30, 2013
high school football:
The 2012 season was a coming out party for the Mojave High football team. The Rattlers made the postseason for just the second time in the school’s near two decades of existence and was able to capture the first playoff win in program history. “It meant a lot getting to playoffs and overcoming the season prior to it. It meant that the turnaround school wasn’t just education wise, but athletic wise,” Mojave coach Joe Delgado said.
Photo: Moapa Valley running back Kasen Hughes gets by the
Moapa Valley fights off Mojave to earn spot in Division I-A state semifinals
Friday, November 2, 2012
high school football:
The Moapa Valley High football team typically wins games behind the running of senior tailback Conner Mortensen. However, he’s not the Pirates’ only capable rusher. Take Friday night’s 36-32 victory against visiting Mojave to send the Pirates to the state semifinals for the seventh straight season as an example.
Mojave opens playoffs by beating Desert Pines for second time this season
Thursday, October 25, 2012
high school football:
Mojave made history in more ways than one Friday night. Not only did the Rattlers host the first playoff game in school history, they also won it. For the second time this season, Mojave beat Desert Pines.
Mojave wins big again to close regular season
Friday, October 19, 2012
high school football:
For the first time in school history, Mojave will host a home playoff game. The Rattlers put the finishing touches on a memorable regular season Friday, blowing out Pahrump Valley 47-6.
Photo: Mojave football players Billy Murphy, Xavier Ander
Mojave punches ticket to postseason with win over Clark
Friday, October 12, 2012
high school football:
Mojave quarterback Zack Arave threw for 194 yards with three touchdowns as the Rattlers locked up a berth in the Division 1A state playoffs with a 45-7 victory over Clark on Friday.
Photo: UNLV guard Anthony Marshall talks to the media aft
UNLV's Anthony Marshall will return to Mojave High as honorary captain for homecoming game
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
high school football:
Anthony Marshall was a skinny freshman and a little timid when he first step foot on the Mojave High campus. Marshall didn’t take long to become the big man on campus, helping the Rattlers advance to the 2007 state basketball championship game and earning a scholarship to play at UNLV. On Thursday night, Marshall will return to campus as the honorary captain for the football team’s homecoming game against Western.
Defense helps Mojave beat Faith Lutheran in league opener
Friday, September 21, 2012
high school football:
Marcus Hines had a fumble return and interception return for a touchdown Friday for the Mojave High football team, helping the Rattlers force eight turnovers in a 45-13 victory against host Faith Lutheran in the Division I-A league opener for both schools.
Photo: Mojave football players Billy Murphy, Xavier Ander
Four touchdown night from Flanagan helps Mojave beat Sunrise Mountain
Friday, September 14, 2012
high school football:
The Mojave High football team improved its record to 2-2 on the season Friday with a 25-12 victory at host Sunrise Mountain.
Late mistake forces Virgin Valley to work extra for third straight win
Friday, September 7, 2012
high school football:
Virgin Valley experienced overwhelming relief and sheer frustration in a matter of seconds in its 26-20 overtime victory over host Mojave Friday night.
Photo: Mojave football players Billy Murphy, Xavier Ander
New attitude pays off in major way as Mojave upsets Desert Pines
Friday, August 31, 2012
HS Football:
Midway through the third quarter Friday night, Mojave was exactly where everyone thought it would be against Desert Pines. The Rattlers trailed 18-6, looking destined to fall against a more established opponent for the umpteenth in the last decade.
Boulder City avenges last season's loss to Mojave
Friday, August 24, 2012
hs football:
A strong defensive effort and relentless rushing attack led Boulder City to a hard-fought victory to open the season. Boulder City defeated Mojave 16-13 on their home field to avenge last season’s Homecoming night loss to the Rattlers.

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