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High School Basketball Picks: Week 8
Tue, Feb 9, 2016 (2 a.m.)
One week remains in the high school basketball regular season, and the Sun’s picks competition is far from settled. ...
Alexia Thrower of Canyon Springs is the Wingstop Player of Week.
Wingstop Player of the Week: Canyon Springs forward a four-year starter
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Alexia Thrower is in the final month of her high school basketball career at Canyon Springs High School. It seems like yesterday when ...
Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall jokes with reporters at the team's training camp Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Englewood, Colo. The Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016.
Las Vegas product Brandon Marshall back in Super Bowl, eyes leading Broncos to title
Saturday, February 6, 2016
As the Denver Broncos' team bus pulled up to MetLife Stadium in the New York area, Brandon Marshall started to realize this was no ordinary game. The Cimarron-Memorial High graduate was about to play in the Super Bowl. “It was almost like a movie. The feeling was crazy,” Marshall remembers about ...
Bishop Gorman players run out onto the field to face Liberty during their Division 1 State Football Championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, December 5, 2015.
Gorman to play road game in Texas, host top Florida school in 2016
High School Football:
Friday, February 5, 2016
The Bishop Gorman High football team has defeated a who’s who of national opponents over the past two seasons. Next season, they’ll face a different challenge ...
Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly and Ben Jacobs stretch before the NFC Championship game against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. Jacobs is a Silverado graduate.
Silverado product Ben Jacobs takes unlikely journey to Super Bowl with Panthers
Friday, February 5, 2016
Ben Jacobs was a practice squad player with multiple NFL teams, released a few times, and at one point, thought his next game would be in the Canadian Football League. Sunday, his journey takes him to the game that ...
Bishop Gorman High School's Tyjon Lindsey (25) carries the ball on a kickoff return during a game against Chandler (Ariz.) High School at Bishop Gorman Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Bishop Gorman beat Chandler 35-14.
Top Gorman player Lindsey announces he’s transferring
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Football standout Tyjon Lindsey is leaving Bishop Gorman High for his native California ...
The Desert Pines High football team is sending 10 to college football in 2016. The group is pictured together after a signing day celebration in the school's theater.
Desert Pines football goes all out for signing day event
Thursday, February 4, 2016
The Desert Pines High football program had to move its national signing day festivities this year to the school’s theater because it outgrew a classroom where players signed college commitment papers in past seasons
Richard Nelson of Chaparral High faxes his national letter of intent to Missouri State football.
Chaparral football player gets his due on national signing day
ray brewer:
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Richard Nelson prays each night before going to bed. Lately, those prayers have focused on the uncertainty of his football future ...
High School Basketball Picks: Week 7
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Only two weeks remain in the high school basketball regular season. ...
The Bishop Gorman High School to UNLV football pipeline will begin with offensive linemen Jaron Caldwell and Julio Garcia II, pictured here Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. They are both expected to sign national letters of intent Wednesday, Feb. 3.
These recruits could start trend of Gorman players signing with UNLV football
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
The Bishop Gorman High football program has graduates playing at Notre Dame, Duke, Colorado State and numerous others universities. Yet, there is a poster for just one college hanging in the football office of the two-time defending mythical national champions ...
Bishop Gorman's Ikem Okeke says it all during the NIAA State Championship Football Game between the Bishop Gorman Gaels and Reed Raiders at Damonte Ranch High on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Reno.
Gorman linebacker makes commitment to Hawaii
high school football:
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Ikem Okeke verbally committed Saturday to ...
Carl Crayon of Eldorado High is the Wingstop Player of the Week. He's pictured with Steve Shibly, the general manager of Wingstop on Nellis Blvd. and Stewart Avenue.
Wingstop Player of the Week: Eldorado guard leading the way as team wins close games
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Carl Crayon is often one of the most undersized players on the basketball court. But Eldorado High’s 5 foot 9, 160 pound senior is enjoying a breakout season, leading ...
Silverado basketball forfeits game after players leave bench
high school football:
Monday, January 25, 2016
The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association today determined the Silverado High basketball team must forfeit its Friday win ...
Bishop Gorman's Chuck O'Bannon Jr., (5) elevates for a shot versus the Findlay Prep defense during basketball at the South Point Casino on Saturday, January 23, 2016.
Gorman finally wins close game thanks to O’Bannon, key reserves
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Bishop Gorman High’s Grant Rice did a little more than coach the Gaels basketball team this week. He was also its master motivator. His team has struggled in close games this season, losing five by a combined 12 points entering ...
Destiny Gonzalez, a senior forward on the Western High girls basketball team, is the Wingstop Player of the Week.
Wingstop Player of the Week: Western’s Gonzalez eyes leading her team to state
Friday, January 22, 2016
Two season ago, the Western High girls basketball team was three points away from qualifying for the Division I-A state tournament in Reno ...

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