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Cimarron-Memorial point guard Brayden Quackenbush directs traffic as his defensive unit sets up against Basic on Jan. 16.
Cimarron's 'Quack' not ducking duties
Prep Basketball:
Friday, February 13, 2009
Just like most basketball fans do not refer to Magic Johnson by his real name, those involved with the Cimarron-Memorial hoops program do not address Brayden Quackenbush by what is on his birth certificate. To the Spartans, their senior shooting guard is simply known as "Quack."
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.
Liberty Baptist Academy student Mikel Simmons Jr. attempts a slam dunk during practice. He averages nearly 18 points and 17 rebounds per game.
Standing out in a crowd
Prep Basketball: Student's stature a real asset on the court at Liberty Baptist
Friday, February 13, 2009
o say Mikel Simmons Jr. stands out is an understatement. The Liberty Baptist Academy senior wears a size 18 shoe and is 6-foot-6, by far the tallest student in the small private school at Lake Mead and North Rainbow boulevards.
Top high schoolers flock to Las Vegas for annual volleyball classic
Prep Volleyball:
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Several of the nation's top female high school volleyball players will be in Southern Nevada Feb. 13 to 16 for the 23rd Annual Las Vegas Volleyball Classic.
Meadows' brothers win wrestling championship
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Pat Kenny's fourth 2A Southern League wrestling championship ended up being the sweetest yet. That is because The Meadows senior was able to win it along with his younger brother Mike Kenny, a freshman at the school.
Linda Sterner pauses for a photo while bowling at Texas Station.
Local bowler heading to hall of fame
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Linda Sterner is gearing up for another tour of Las Vegas's bowling alleys. For the past 25 years, the Northwest Las Vegas resident has spent March and April volunteering for the United States Bowling Congress' lane certification program.
Ballots due next week for Sun City fire station
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Ballots are due on Feb. 18 regarding a proposed Sun City Summerlin fire station.
Summerlin deaths
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Obituaries from the Summerlin area.
The Meadows team captain Tyler Fitzgerald and Jiemin Zhou, right, concentrate while listening to a chemistry question asked during the championship round against Shadow Ridge at the 18th Annual Nevada Regional Science Bowl at UNLV Saturday. The Meadows won the championship 80 to 30 and will travel to Maryland to compete with high schools from across the country.
Meadows School team wins Nevada Regional Science Bowl
Thursday, February 12, 2009
The Meadows School defended its title in the Nevada Regional Science Bowl and won for the third time in four years.
Summerlin education in brief
Thursday, February 12, 2009
News from Summerlin area schools.
Summerlin births
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Birth notices from Summerlin area hospitals.
Summerlin community in brief
Thursday, February 12, 2009
News from the Summerlin area.
With a finished model boat on display in front of him, Bob Sylvester, a member of the Sun City Summerlin Model Builders' Club, works on a new project at Desert Vista Community Center.
Labor of love pays off for Sun City Model Building Club
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Members of the Sun City Summerlin Model Building Club showed off their skills and sold their miniature replicas for the first time at an open house on Saturday.
Virtual Academy gets OK to expand
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Whether students are of the age to learn their ABCs or to start prepping for their SATs, they will soon all be welcome to gain their education from the Nevada Virtual Academy.
UNLV pitcher Stephen Singer focuses on his catcher's target during baseball practice.
Coronado grad hopes hard work pays off at UNLV
UNLV Baseball:
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Stephen Singer could have easily thrown in the towel on his baseball career three years ago. But the 2006 Coronado graduate knew he had the potential to be a top performer. Singer, a pitcher, missed his senior year with Coronado after suffering an arm injury in the first game of the season, and in two years with UNLV, he has only thrown 40.1 innings.

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