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Bishop Gorman head coach Sheryl Krmpotich calls a play during their Division I state championship game against Reno Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at the Orleans. Reno won 52-39.

‘Coach K’ steps down from Gorman basketball post
Tue, Jun 21, 2016 (2:03 p.m.)
Sheryl Krmpotich is stepping down after 18 seasons as the Bishop Gorman High girls basketball coach ...
Troy Brown Jr., Centennial HS, for Las Vegas Sun's Super Seven, Nov, 12. 2015.
Pair of locals selected for USA Basketball U17 competition
high school basketball:
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Centennial High senior Troy Brown and former Findlay Prep guard Markus Howard both made the 12-man roster for the 2016 USA Basketball Men’s U17 World Championship Team, it was announced today.
Bishop Gorman High School quarterback Tate Martell during an off-season workout Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at the school.
Gorman quarterback Martell commits to Ohio State
high school recruiting:
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Martell, a five-star recruiting prospect who has quarterbacked Gorman to consecutive mythical national championships, picked the Buckeyes over a final five of Cal, Colorado, UCLA and ...
The first Greenspun Cup is presented to Faith Lutheran High representatives Athletic Director Bret Walter, senior Jake Koentopp, senior Bobbi Tharaldson, Principal Scott Fogo and Assistant Athletic Director Amy Fisher.
The champions: Faith Lutheran wins first Greenspun Cup for academic and athletic excellence
high school sports:
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
It was the most important week of the season for the Faith Lutheran High baseball team. The Crusaders expected to challenge for a state championship and were in the middle of the regional playoffs. For senior catcher Jake Koentopp, the week had another challenge ...
Why Desert Oasis star Coleman will ‘fit in perfectly’ at Air Force
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
When the Air Force Academy-bound Coleman joined the Desert Oasis varsity basketball team in 2013 as a sophomore, the Diamondbacks were coming off a dismal 6-20 season ...
UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez has some unpleasant words for a player after a poor decision on the field versus San Diego State during their game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Friday, November 21, 2015.
One of Gorman’s top defenders commits to UNLV football
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Tony Sanchez appears to be executing his game plan on the recruiting trail ...
Desert Pines Isaiah Morris #7 avoids a diving tackle by Moapa Valley's Derek Cope #9 during the Division I-A state high school football championship game on Saturday, November 22, 2014.
4 highlights of NIAA’s realignment of prep sports
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association today released its realignment plan for the next two seasons, promoting Clark, Faith Lutheran, Sierra Vista and Spring Valley to the top classification ...
Clark High’s Christian Ong and Spring Valley High’s Guadalupe Gomez-Navarro stand with Marsha Gilford, vice president of public affairs at Smith's Food & Drug, and Smith's district manager Jake Cannon during the inaugural Las Vegas Sun Standout Awards on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at South Point. Smith’s presented each of the scholar athletes of the year with a $2,500 scholarship.
‘I’m truly honored’: Winners celebrated at inaugural Las Vegas Sun Standout Awards
South Point hosted Thursday night’s ceremony recognizing best in high school sports
Friday, May 20, 2016
Athletes should always believe in themselves. Those were the parting words of retiring Eldorado High soccer coach Gerald Pentsil Thursday night at the South Point Showroom and a fitting final message of the 2016 Las Vegas Sun Standout Awards ...
Outfielder J.J. Smith takes part in Basic High School's final practice Tuesday, May 17, 2016, before playing for its first state championship since the 1980s.
For Basic baseball player, state tourney is a chance to honor his late father’s legacy
Ray Brewer:
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Jerry Smith was part of Basic High School’s state championship team in 1982. J.J. is trying to follow in dad’s footstep once again — Basic opens play today in the four-team state tournament in Northern Nevada against Reno High, and J.J. is one of the key contributors in the outfield. It’s a bittersweet moment for the Smiths because ...
Centennial quarterback Jamaal Evans carries the ball during a game against the Centennial at Arbor View Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015.
Centennial QB Evans finds right fit with UNR football, makes verbal commitment
Friday, May 13, 2016
Centennial High quarterback Jamaal Evans won’t have to learn a new offense in college ...
Gorman QB Tate Martell (18) is congratulated for a great game by a coach on the sidelines as the clock winds down on Liberty during their Division 1 State Football Championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, December 5, 2015.
There’s nothing wrong with Gorman quarterback Martell reopening his recruitment
Thursday, May 5, 2016
He was still able to be recruited by other schools, and rightfully so. Teenagers frequently have a change of heart and universities control everything ...
Southern Utah defensive back Miles Killebrew runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine, Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, in Indianapolis.
Foothill grad Killebrew taken by Lions in fourth round of NFL Draft
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Miles Killebrew didn’t have to wait long to hear his name called today in the NFL Draft. Killebrew, a 6-foot-2, 220-pound safety from Foothill High in Henderson, was selected by the Detroit Lions in the fourth round at …
Longtime Eldorado soccer coach Gerald Pentsil sits for a portrait Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
The Sun’s first high school sports awards show to honor retiring Eldorado coach
Las Vegas Sun Standout Awards will be a black-tie, formal gala modeled on ESPN’s ESPY Awards
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Retiring Eldorado High soccer coach Gerald Pentsil quickly became the clear choice. When the Las Vegas Sun started taking nominations for the Hank Greenspun Lifetime Achievement Award for its inaugural Las Vegas Sun ...
Notre Dame’s Ronnie Stanley poses for photos with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by Baltimore Ravens as the sixth pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago.
Ravens select former Gorman star Ronnie Stanley No. 6 in NFL Draft
Thursday, April 28, 2016
The Bishop Gorman High product became the highest selected Las Vegan in draft history ...
Notre Dame lineman Ronnie Stanley, middle, lines up during in a NCAA college football game with Michigan State Sept. 21, 2013 in South Bend, Ind. At left is Notre Dame tight end Troy Niklas. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)
Projected first-round NFL Draft pick Ronnie Stanley developed with Gorman football, basketball
Thursday, April 28, 2016
The 6-foot-6, 310-pound Stanley is expected to be a first-round draft pick today in the NFL Draft, with some projections pegging him to go as high as the ...

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