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Openings and closings: Seafood options on the rise
Monday, Oct. 14, 2013
Seafood in the desert sounds like an oxymoron, but Las Vegans soon will have even more options when in the mood for fish. Although Henderson said goodbye to California Crab, Hot N Juicy Crawfish plans to debut and the Crab Corner recently added a second location.
Sierra Vista finds groove on both sides of ball to beat Durango
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
Sierra Vista fires on all cylinders to get homecoming victory over Durango.
Clark scores plenty early in homecoming victory over Western
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
Clark scores 32 points in the first quarter to hand Western 25th loss in a row.
Faith Lutheran finds balance offensively to pick up sixth consecutive win
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
Jacob Deaville threw for three touchdowns to help Faith Lutheran pick up its sixth straight win.
Corsey steps up to lead Desert Pines over Virgin Valley in battle of unbeaten teams
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
Desert Pines quarterback Iquan Corsey threw for 308 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Jaguars over Virgin Valley.
Newman sets state mark in TD passes as Liberty routs Del Sol
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
Senior quarterback Tyler Newman threw for nine touchdown passes to lead Liberty past Del Sol.
Friday night roundup: All eyes on Green Valley, Las Vegas in Northeast League showdown
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
The team with the ball last might win this high school football game. When Las Vegas High takes on host Green Valley in a crucial Northeast League game today, it will be a battle of two of the top scoring teams in Southern Nevada.
Cimarron-Memorial makes statement with win over Desert Oasis
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013
Behind a strong offensive and defensive effort, Cimarron-Memorial remains undefeated with a victory over Desert Oasis.
Openings and closings: Bad news on the Strip, good news in the suburbs
Monday, Oct. 7, 2013
With Halloween just around the corner, folks looking for a scare will have one fewer place to go. Eli Roth’s Goretorium on the Strip shut down last week. And it’s not the only Strip attraction closing its doors.
Openings and closings: One club closes, another opens
Monday, Sept. 30, 2013
There's lots happening at the Palms. A refurbished Ghostbar will offer daytime party fans a place to go this winter, while sports bar/restaurant/nightclub Heraea closed its doors.
Bonanza shakes off blowing lead, rallies to beat Spring Valley
Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
DeAndre Garcia caught the game-winning pass with 40 seconds remaining to give Bonanza a 27-22 victory over Spring Valley on Friday.
Desert Pines remains unbeaten with blowout victory over Boulder City
Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
Eric Wilkes rushes for 239 yards to help Jaguars stay tied atop the Division I-A Sunrise standings.
Virgin Valley keeps on rolling, shuts out Chaparral
Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
Bulldogs put together solid effort to beat Cowboys, and match 2012 win total.
Newman stellar as Liberty crushes Durango
Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
Senior quarter Tyler Newman accounts for seven touchdowns in resounding shutout victory over Trail Blazers.
Friday night roundup: 'Bone Game' between Las Vegas and Rancho highlights this week's schedule
Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
Las Vegas and Rancho, two of the first high schools in the area, have been playing this football game since 1957. When the “Bone Game” rivalry is renewed at 7 p.m. tonight at Rancho, the teenagers on both teams know they won’t be playing for themselves.
Openings and closings: Anime, coffee, computers and clothes
Monday, Sept. 23, 2013
Town Square is expanding its lineup, Fashion Show Mall will be welcoming a technology giant, and discount shoppers in Summerlin will have more clothing options in the near future. Henderson also says goodbye to one coffee giant and welcomes another.
Centennial's offense finally gets going, beats Shadow Ridge
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
All-City selection Lantz Worthington rushes for 167 yards and three touchdowns to give Centennial its first win of the season.
Faith Lutheran continues upward trend with win over Boulder City
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
Fabian Lagudi rushes for 92 yards, while Keenan Smith adds 107 to help Crusaders pick up third win in a row.
Chaparral celebrates homecoming with first shutout in six seasons
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
Chaparral racks up 325 yards on the ground in a dominating victory over Western.
Friday night roundup: All eyes on Green Valley, Palo Verde showdown
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
The Green Valley High football team’s rough start to the season could be forgotten after tonight. The Gators were ranked No. 3 in the Sun’s preseason poll but lost two of their first three games, nearly dropping out of the top 10. Bring on Palo Verde — the stiffest challenge on the Green Valley schedule, and a chance for the talented Gators to get some redemption.
Openings and closings: Canals gone dry and coffee coming soon
Monday, Sept. 16, 2013
The indoor canals of the Venetian have dried up, but it’s not due to global warming. The canals that weave their way through the Grand Canal Shoppes are undergoing a resurfacing. Gondolas will return in October. In the meantime, the outdoor canals remain open.
After sluggish start, Canyon Springs wakes up and shuts out Cheyenne
Friday, Sept. 13, 2013
Bradley Alexander throws for 280 yards and three touchdowns to lead Canyon Springs.
Desert Oasis keeps it clean, runs all over Del Sol
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
Running behind an inexperienced offensive line, Desert Oasis rushes for more than 400 yards in season-opening victory.
Gardner steps in at quarterback as Foothill outlast Silverado
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
Junior quarterback Nick Gardner scores five touchdowns in Foothill’s victory over Silverado.
Smith shoulders load again, leads Faith Lutheran to second win
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
Faith Lutheran senior running back Keenan Smith scores three touchdowns to help Crusaders pick up second straight win.
Late interception seals Boulder City's victory over Pahrump
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
Boulder City's Sam Woodbury grabs an interception with seconds remaining to give the Eagles their second win of the season.
Thursday night roundup: Schedule makers got it right this week
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
In some weeks during the high school football season in Southern Nevada, the schedule doesn’t lead to much anticipation. That won’t be the case tonight.
Openings and closings: More mall shopping, fewer dining options on the Strip
Monday, Sept. 9, 2013
The Galleria at Sunset’s first renovation since opening in 1996 is nearing completion. At the heart of the $7 million improvement is a new H&M, which will open this month.
Davis' big day lifts Desert Pines to second win of season
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013
Malik Davis scored four touchdowns to lead the Desert Pines Jaguars to a 41-27 victory over the Pahrump Valley Trojans.
Liberty goes to the air in win over Silverado
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013
Liberty quarterback Tyler Newman throws four touchdown passes to give Patriots first win of the season.
Smith lifts Faith Lutheran past Sunrise Mountain
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013
Faith Lutheran's Keenan Smith scored three touchdowns to help the Crusaders pick up their first victory of the season over Sunrise Mountain.
Virgin Valley snaps 9-game losing streak to Cheyenne
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013
Quarterback Garrett Leavitt throws for 222 yards with three touchdowns, as the Bulldogs tally 450 yards of offense to improve to 2-0 on the young season.
Alpha's late TD gives Chaparral victory in Cleat Game
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013
Justin Alpha scored the game-winning touchdown with 37 seconds left to give the Chaparral Cowboys a 20-14 victory over the Eldorado Sundevils in the Cleat Game.
Boulder City takes advantage of short fields in blowout over Western
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013
It would be easy to look at Boulder City’s 58-0 victory over Western and think the offense had a relatively easy day moving the ball.
Rushing attack leads Legacy to win in season opener
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013
Running backs Casey Hughes and DeMichael Walker combine for 358 yards on the ground in a convincing 34-14 victory.
Saturday night roundup: Henderson Bowl rivalry still going strong, highlights this week's schedule
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013
When other high school football rivalry games in Nevada haven’t been able to survive the test of time, the Henderson Bowl between Basic and Green Valley highs is still going strong.
It’s the most important game on the schedule for the players on both teams — an intense rivalry where emotions always run high and players perform at their best. And it’s been that way since 1991, when Green Valley became Henderson’s second high school to create a natural rivalry with Basic, which opened in the 1940s.
Las Vegas High hopeful it can return as one of the area's elite teams
Friday, Sept. 6, 2013
It’s been seven years since the Las Vegas High football team last hoisted the state championship trophy and three years since the Wildcats won the Sunrise Region title. Las Vegas coach James Thurman has a few ideas on why they have taken a step back to other teams in the area. Whether it was open enrollment strengthening programs at other schools in the Sunrise or Las Vegas having to play young players in key spots, the Wildcats haven’t been the dominating program as past seasons.
Valley football groomed players over past few seasons for playoff push this fall
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013
Like many coaches, Valley High’s Marcus Sherman had an idea what his first class of upperclassmen would look like. He’s entering his third season at the helm of the Vikings’ football program, and the players who started off with he first took over the program as freshmen and sophomores have grown up into juniors and seniors. With that in mind, Sherman is expecting his team to take the next step: make the postseason.
Despite being inexperienced, Silverado's expectations are high
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013
Size will matter when it comes to playing the Silverado High football team this season. The Skyhawks have six players who are taller than 6-foot-2 and weigh more than 240 pounds. Temper the expectations, though. While the Skyhawks have the size, experience isn’t on their side. Only nine players have varsity experience, and there will be underclassmen at critical spots, including at linebacker. “The lack of experience is something we’re going to overcome, and that is on how well these kids gel together,” Ostolaza said.
Canyon Springs won't dwell on close defeats of last season, loaded for another run
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013
Nobody in Southern Nevada can attest to the difficulty of losing close games better than the Canyon Springs High football team. The Pioneers lost four games last season by 17 total points in the regular season, including two games on last-second field goals and a 10-0 loss in the Sunrise Region semifinals to state finalist Liberty. Had the Pioneers been able to turn those close losses the other direction, they would have been undefeated entering the Sunrise Region championship game. From there, who knows what could have happened.
Rancho's Armstrong determined to build a winner
Despite being shut out last week in season opener, Rancho's Armstrong stays positive in developing Rams' program
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013
Tyrone Armstrong knew the challenge ahead of him when he took over the Rancho High football program in the offseason. The Rams didn’t win a game last season and haven’t been to the playoffs since 2010. So, one of Armstrong’s first missions was to develop a new mindset geared toward winning, which he learned last week would be easier said than done. Rancho didn’t score in dropping its opener to Clark, but Armstrong hasn’t lost his focus.
Openings and closings: Chinese food, steak and computers
Monday, Sept. 2, 2013
A pair of restaurants inside the Wynn soon will close, while others will pop up around town. But both Wynn restaurants will be back in business before the end of the year.
Mojave off to hot start with 40-12 win against Boulder City
Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013
Ty Flanagan rushed for 206 yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns to boost Mojave to a 40-12 victory over Boulder City.
Green Valley coach sees room for improvement after loss to Arizona school
Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013
Nobody ever envisions losing the season opener, let alone at home.
Corsey stars as Desert Pines pounds Western
Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
Desert Pines coach Tico Rodriguez had a successful debut in his team’s 61-0 victory over Western.
Rushing attack powers Bonanza over Sunrise Mountain
Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
Carlos Soto and Jayveon Taylor, Bonanza’s one-two rushing combination, tallied four touchdowns to lead the Bengals to a 38-7 victory over Sunrise Mountain.
Leavitt shines in Virgin Valley's overtime victory over Faith Lutheran
Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
Garrett Leavitt accounted for all four of Virgin Valley’s touchdowns in a 26-20 overtime victory over Faith Lutheran.
Foothill gains confidence in close loss in St. George
Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
Foothill got a safety late but its rally fell short, as the Falcons dropped a 20-16 game to Desert Hills of St. George, Utah.
Dixon scores 3 touchdowns to lead Clark past Rancho
Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
Milan Dixon rushed for three touchdowns helping Clark High to a 39-0 victory over Rancho High on Friday.
Friday night roundup: Gorman, GV face tough test against out-of-state foes
Friday, Aug. 30, 2013
Early-morning rains won’t stop the high school football season from starting tonight for half of Southern Nevada’s teams. The wet weather from the morning has cleared up, and while the playing surface is still wet on most fields, nothing will stop the 2013 season from kicking off.

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