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August 28, 2014

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High School Football

Kickoff 2014:

Pahrump Valley’s seniors want to go out in style

The Pahrump Valley football has one luxury this football season schools it competes against lack ...

Sierra Vista could be a playoff contender in new league

The Sierra Vista High football team could go from winning two games last season to contending for a state championship this fall. The Mountain Lions ...

Tried and tested Boulder City thinking playoffs for the third straight year

Eventful offseason sets stage for Coronado

No longer young, Spring Valley energized by move to Division 1A

Cheyenne football out for redemption after 2-win campaign

Can anyone stunt Liberty’s growing Sunrise Region dynasty?

With challenging schedule, Gorman football plans to take one game at a time

High-flying Green Valley primed for another big season

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kickoff 2014:

Centennial primed for season with motivation of opening against Palo Verde

Strong defense will be the Bulldogs' focus in 2014

Centennial had no problems drawing numbers in the weight room or drumming up energy in practices this offseason. As soon as the Bulldogs got a glance at their schedule, a sense of purpose intuitively implanted in players’ brains...


Bishop Gorman RB Jonathan Shumaker (#33) breaks free for another touchdown run with a stiff arm to the helmet of Brophy Prep LB Cole Wiegand (#7) on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

kickoff 2014:

Running game takes over for Gorman football in blowout win to open season

Once Jonathan Shumaker broke into the open field and saw a clear path to the end zone, the Bishop Gorman High junior running back wasn’t only worried about ...

From left, Liberty High School football  players Joshua Bernard, Bryan Roland and Calvin Tubbs July 21, 2014.

Kickoff 2014:

Can anyone stunt Liberty’s growing Sunrise Region dynasty?

For an example of Liberty High’s recent supremacy on the gridiron, consider that kids starting high school as freshmen this year weren’t yet out of elementary school the last time the Patriots lost a game in the Sunrise Region. Liberty carries a streak of 38 ...

Palo Verde quarterback Graeson Vereen takes part in their first official practice Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

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Preseason all-city: Palo Verde senior, a dying breed in prep sports, highlights Sun’s team

Graeson Vereen is stuck playing high school sports in the wrong era. In a day and age when most athletes specialize in one sport, Vereen bucks the trend — he plays football and basketball for Palo Verde High. And he’s one of the area’s top ...

Bishop Gorman High School football players Noah Tialavea, Alize Jones, Nela Otukolo, Jackson Perry and Jabari Butler on Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Preseason top 10: Gorman remains the team to beat, while others are closing in

The high school football team in the top spot of the Sun's preseason top-10 isn’t a surprise. Five-time defending state champion Bishop Gorman is also the nation’s No. 1 ranked team. And, judging by the Gaels’ lineup of Division I recruits ...