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Las Vegas Sun's Super Seven High School Girls Basketball team, from left, Sam Thomas (Centennial), Kayla Harris (Spring Valley), Celine Quintino (Liberty), Essence Booker (Spring Valley), Skylar Jackson (Bishop Gorman), Pam Wilmore (Centennial), and Jayden Eggleston (Centennial) are seen during the Las Vegas Sun's High School Basketball Media Day at The South Point, Nov. 11, 2016.

Super Seven: Centennial senior class forms terrific trio
Sam Thomas, Jayden Eggleston and Pam Wilmore lead nationally ranked Bulldogs
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 (2 a.m.)
Eight members of the Centennial girls basketball team’s current senior class were already on their way to forming one of the storied program’s best-ever cores through their first two years of high school. ...
Clark High School Boys Basketball, from left, Jalen Hill, Ian Alexander, James Bridges, Antwon Jackson, Trey Woodbury and Sedrick Hammonds participate in the Las Vegas Sun Media Day at The South Point, Wed Nov. 16, 2016.
Clark basketball poised to continue winning championships in new classification
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
After three straight 3A state championships, the Clark High basketball team has moved onto its next challenge. The Chargers joined the 4A classification this year and ...
Coronado High School Boys Basketball, from left, Kennedy Koehler, Bryce Savoy and Trey Hurlburt participate in the Las Vegas Sun Media day at The South Point, Wed Nov. 16, 2016.
Coronado basketball ready for another crack at Gorman
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
As the Coronado High basketball team walked off the court following last season’s state championship game, the players were still ...
Bishop Gorman's Jamal Bey is shown at the Las Vegas Sun's High School Basketball Media Day at the South Point, Nov. 11, 2016.
Super Seven: Gorman's Bey could be city's next big basketball standout
The Super Seven girls team will be published Wednesday
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Jamal Bey showed flashes of dominating play last season for the Bishop Gorman High basketball team. He’d hit a big shot or drive to the basket for two points, and look so smooth and polished that this lanky player full-of-potential appeared to be ...
Justice Ethridge, Centennial HS, for Las Vegas Sun's Super Seven, Nov, 12. 2015.
Centennial girls basketball nearly beats nation's No. 1 ranked team
Saturday, December 3, 2016
It’s the type of high school matchup television networks and online media salivate over. It’s just this game, a girls basketball contest, didn’t receive nearly as much ...
Bishop Gorman QB Tate Martell (18) joins teammates in dunking ice water on head coach Kenny Sanchez as the game winds down versus Liberty during their high school football state championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.
8-peat: Gorman unstoppable in championship game, may have state's all-time best team
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Gorman easily defeated Liberty 84-8 at Sam Boyd Stadium for their eighth straight state championship to extend the program’s undefeated streak to 54 games. Eight seniors, many of the players who exited to cheers early in the second half, have been key contributors ...
Bishop Gorman players celebrate another trophy this time over Liberty following their high school football state championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.
State championship blog: Gorman scores 84 points against Liberty, wins 8th straight title
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Saturday, December 3, 2016
The Bishop Gorman High football team won its eighth straight state championship today, using five total touchdowns from senior quarterback Tate Martell in a ...
Liberty players come together in prayer on the sidelines while facing Basic high school in the Sunrise regional high school football championship game on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.
Liberty football 'not going to run away from Gorman' in state title game
Friday, December 2, 2016
Some predict Liberty will follow the trend of other Las Vegas area programs the past eight seasons and lose to Gorman, the nation’s No. 1 ranked team, by the mercy rule of a running clock. That’s not the narrative at Liberty ...
Bishop Gorman High School Boys Basketball, from left, Charles O'Bannon Jr., Christian Popoola and Jamal Bey participate in the Las Vegas Sun Media day at The South Point, Wed Nov. 16, 2016.
New-look Bishop Gorman basketball still the team to beat
Friday, December 2, 2016
A more than five-year streak of having a near 7-footer in the lineup, the likes of Ben Carter, Chase Jeter, Stephen Zimmerman Jr. or Zach Collins, has come to an end for reigning state champions ...
Las Vegas High School Boys Basketball, from left, Deondre Northey, Marquise Raybon and Donovan Joyner participate in the Las Vegas Sun Media day at The South Point, Wed Nov. 16, 2016.
Las Vegas basketball has experienced returners, will compete for Northeast League title
Thursday, December 1, 2016
The Wildcats may be undersized, but they are quick and talented ...
Canyon Springs High School Boys Basketball, from left, Kevin Legardy, Jovon Coleman and Tymier Farrar participate in the Las Vegas Sun Media day at The South Point, Wed Nov. 16, 2016.
Canyon Springs basketball expects to return to dominance in Sunrise
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The Canyon Springs High basketball team last season finished with a 10-10 record and in third place of the Northeast League. For most programs ...
Foothill High School Boys Basketball, from left, Jace Roquemore, Marvin Coleman and Mauricio Smith participate in the Las Vegas Sun Media day at The South Point, Wed Nov. 16, 2016.
Foothill basketball returns many key players, should be a contender
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The Foothill High basketball team struggled at times last season in finishing fourth in the Southeast League. But it may have been ...
Centennial High School Boys Basketball, from left, Isaiah Banks, Darian Scott and Troy Brown Jr. participate in the Las Vegas Sun Media day at The South Point, Wed Nov. 16, 2016.
Centennial basketball eyes another playoff showdown with Gorman
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Troy Brown Jr.’s possible game-winning jump shot against Bishop Gorman in the Sunset Regional finals bounced off the front of the rim and the buzzer sounded on the Bulldogs’ season ...
Bishop Gorman players and fans salute the crowd following an overtime win versus St. Thomas Aquinas in a game to help in controlling a possible three-time national championship on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.
State championship game about more than winning another title for Bishop Gorman players
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
For them, continuing the 53-game winning streak they’ve pieced together dating back to 2013 or adding another championship banner to many already hanging in the school gym comes with another reward ...
High School Football Picks: State Championship
Monday, November 28, 2016
Liberty High and Bishop Gorman will face off in the state championship for the third time in the last five years at 12:10 Saturday afternoon at Sam Boyd Stadium ...

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