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Palo Verde junior Moses Morgan (15) finishes an easy layup against Western during the Sunset Regional quarterfinals at Palo Verde High on Feb. 17. Morgan is one of the top basketball recruits in the nation for the class of 2010.
Palo Verde rallies late to advance to Sunset Regional semifinals
Prep Basketball:
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Top seeds aren't supposed trail a visiting opponent at halftime in the opening round of the playoffs. But rather than panic when faced with that situation Tuesday, the Palo Verde boys' basketball team, the Northwest region's top seed, stayed calm and proceeded to blow out Western, the No. 4 seed from the Southwest, 64-47.
Bishop Gorman silences Centennial
Prep Basketball:
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Centennial did its best to keep pace with Bishop Gorman's offensive firepower, but in the end the Bulldogs simply couldn't keep up. Senior guard Czar Robotham led the Gaels (24-5) with 19 points that included 5-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc. Senior Kylel Coleman scored 15 and junior John Loyd added another 11 as Bishop Gorman ended Centennial's season with a 74-56 victory in the Sunset Regional quarterfinals.
Boys' Sunrise Regional quarterfinals delayed
Prep Basketball: Desert Pines forfeits three games, loses top seed
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Desert Pines used an ineligible player and now every boys basketball team in the Sunrise Region is feeling the effects. The Jaguars forfeited three games Tuesday afternoon, dropping them from first to third place in the Northeast League and forcing the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association to move all of the 4A Sunrise Regional quarterfinals to Wednesday.
Mayor to give update at Centennial Hills event
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Mayor Oscar Goodman and City Councilman Steve Ross will provide updates on projects and jobs in the northwest part of Las Vegas at the State of Centennial Hills Update 2009 and Community Expo.
Phil McKeever doubles over when an improvisation game, "Samurai Unite," becomes a little too physical during a Centennial High School improv club meeting. The group played a number of games to improve their improvisation skills.
At Centennial, staying after school is funny business
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Members of Centennial High School's improvisation group have no idea what to expect next, but that's just how they like it.
Band keeps the sound alive at the Suncoast
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
The Buckinghams had that Fab Five look and a name that could skirt them alongside other great bands of the British invasion. Songs like "Kind of a Drag" earned the Chicago-born band top stages and national attention.
Summerlin community in brief
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
News briefs from the Summerlin area.
Longtime Las Vegas doctor, physician to boxers, dies
Monday, February 16, 2009
The longtime Las Vegas doctor who could be seen on the sidelines of both Las Vegas’ most famous boxing matches and its Pop Warner football games has died.
Cimarron-Memorial adds to its dynasty at state championship
Sunday, February 15, 2009
Cimarron-Memorial added to its wrestling dynasty Saturday night at the Winnemucca Events Center, winning its seventh large-school state title in the past decade. The Spartans scored 132 points in the two-day tournament, beating out second place Las Vegas High, which finished with 100 points.
A miniature pincher leans over and kisses Libby Caldara, a second grade student at The Meadows School, during her class field trip to Nevada SPCA. Each second grade class at The Meadows is taking separate field trips to the shelter to lean about adoption programs, animal training and to get a chance to interact with animals.
Meadows students raise money to help animals
Friday, February 13, 2009
"Come get your animal cookies!" Yovan Hirales yelled to his schoolmates from the other side of the large orange dog house front that served as the window to his baked goods stand. Yovan and other students at The Meadow School held their annual Second Grade Valentine's Bake Sale on Friday to benefit the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty for Animals.
Last day of traffic amnesty could yield $1 million
courts: At least 2,000 waited in line; midnight is deadline for online payments
Friday, February 13, 2009
It's the last day for amnesty. And today Christina Torres was set free from her outstanding traffic tickets.
Investigation threatens Desert Pines' top seed
Prep Basketball: Jaguars could forfeit up to three games, delay start of playoffs
Friday, February 13, 2009
An investigation into whether Desert Pines High used an ineligible player could determine if the school forfeits several games and delay Tuesday's start of the Sunrise Regional boys basketball tournament, officials said Friday. Administrators at Desert Pines opened an investigation Friday morning to determine if it played three games with an ineligible player, said Ray Mathis, the district's executive director of instructional support and student activities.
Al Stewart performs at 8 p.m. on Feb. 20 at the Santa Fe Station.
British folk musician comes to Santa Fe Station
Friday, February 13, 2009
If Al Stewart had to pick the single he would best be known for, it wouldn't have been "Year of the Cat," the 6 1/2 minute love ballad that he plays these days like it's his business card.
Hospital offers free screenings at Heart Health Fair
Friday, February 13, 2009
The heart doctor will be in for the fourth annual free community Heart Health Fair Feb. 19 at the St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-San Martin Campus.
Palo Verde point guard D.J. Stennis jumps while defending Legacy's Mark Wedlow during a Panthers' home game.
Senior transfer becomes leader in first season at Palo Verde
Prep Basketball:
Friday, February 13, 2009
When D.J. Stennis was recently assigned to write a poem for his English class, deciding on a topic did not take long. Stennis, a Palo Verde senior, has a one-track mind these days — playing point guard for the Panthers' basketball team.

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