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Silverado football players Quinten McKoy, Elijahjuan Brown, Termaine Givens, Daniel Macko, Zakee Washington, Vernon Jackson, and Devion Clayton before the 2015 Season.

With NFL great Randall Cunningham calling the shots, Silverado ready to open season
kickoff 2015:
Fri, Aug 28, 2015 (2 a.m.)
Randall Cunningham, you can argue, is the best player in UNLV football history. You can also argue ...
Rancho football players Angel Walker, Luc Scott, and Javion Mickel before the 2015 Season.
Rancho looks to break losing streak, then win more games
kickoff 2015:
Tom Pletsch has already transformed one losing athletic program into a winner at Rancho High School. He’s convinced it will happen again ...
Foothill High football players Devon Mueller, Saleutogi Lualemaga, Devin Smith, and Justice Jackson before the 2015 Season.
Foothill has veteran QB, RB and great home field advantage
Besides having the better players or coaches, how does a team create a home-field advantage? Usually it’s about the atmosphere, an intangible idea that’s better felt than explained. ...
Bishop Gorman football players McKay Wilson, Brandon Gahagan and Alec Lazarou are shown before the 2015 season.
Gorman football has new mountain to climb
kickoff 2015:
When Kenny Sanchez took over last January as coach of the nation’s best high school football program, he didn’t need to make many changes. You, after all, don’t fix something that’s not broken. Aside from moving ...
Cheyenne High football players A.J. McConnico, Zavieh Harrell, George Carmona, and Ashton Lawson before the 2015 Season.
Cheyenne blanks Cimarron-Memorial behind Walker’s three TDs
Kickoff 2015:
Thursday, August 27, 2015
David Walker rushed for three touchdowns and about 120 yards today for the host Cheyenne High football team in a 38-0 victory against Cimarron-Memorial in the Duel in the Desert rivalry game. ...
Boulder City football players Dawson Livingston, Logan Branscum, and Austin Wishard before the 2015 Season.
Boulder City wants to return to playoffs for fourth straight season
kickoff 2015:
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Most of the players on the Boulder City High football team have been teammates since middle school ...
Bonanza high football players Deshawn Williams and Elias Aguilar before the 2015 Season.
Turnout for freshman team gives Bonanza football hope for future
kickoff 2015:
Thursday, August 27, 2015
A 14-game losing streak dating back to 2013 will eventually be broken by the Bonanza High football team ...
Sunrise Mountain Miners pose during the Las Vegas Sun's High School Football media day (make up) Monday, July 27, 2015. From left, front row: Dalwin Spates (8), Rayshawn Johnson (3) and Claude Moore III. Back row: Ja'twion Farmer (16), Stephen Wright Jr. (6), Travis Carpenter (13) and Solomon King (14).  STEVE MARCUS
Sunrise Mountain football expects best season in school’s brief history
Kickoff 2015:
Thursday, August 27, 2015
It has won three games in the program’s five-year history. It has never been to the playoffs. Yet ...
Green Valley High football players Austin Warhop, Brayon Williams, David Berg, and David Vazquez before the 2015 Season.
Watch out for the Gators: Green Valley has strong defense, talented players
kickoff 2015:
Thursday, August 27, 2015
It could be the toughest schedule in town. The Green Valley High football team’s five nonleague games this fall come against three schools ranked in the Sun’s preseason top-10, a high-scoring team from California and a squad with arguably Southern Nevada’s best running back ...
Chaparral football players Casey Acosta, Richard Nelson, Antwain Allen, and Richard Hernandez (front) before the 2015 Season.
Chaparral football has the experience to contend
Cowboys expect to compete with Moapa Valley, Desert Pines for bragging rights in Sunset Division
Thursday, August 27, 2015
It would be easy to assume Moapa Valley, the defending Division I-A state champions, and state runner-up Desert Pines are the favorites this fall to win the Sunrise Division. ...
Sierra Vista football players Jordan Lampkin and Daniel Godfrey before the 2015 Season.
Sierra Vista bracing for another wild season in Division 1A Sunset
kickoff 2015:
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Sierra Vista ended last regular season included in the infamous jumble of five Division 1A Sunset teams that finished 4-3 in division play. ...
Liberty High football players Tyus Toomalatai, Kaimi Batoon, Calvin Tubbs, and Nick Tapuala before the 2015 Season.
Liberty to start season in Hawaii before Sunrise region title defense begins
kickoff 2015:
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Liberty has risen to the top of the local high school football scene with a distinct island influence, so it’s only fitting that the Patriots will start this year’s season on one. ...
Cimarron-Memorial High football players KJ Gentry, Nathaniel Garcia, and Michael Soukup before the 2015 Season.
Cimarron-Memorial’s younger players full of talent, getting better each day
Thursday, August 27, 2015
The Cimarron-Memorial High football team will rely on a handful of sophomores and juniors this fall. That ...
From left: Virgin Valley's Joshua Bishop (7), Garret Hafen (54) and Jaden Hollingshead (57) during the Las Vegas Sun's High School Football media day (make up) Monday, July 27, 2015. STEVE MARCUS
Virgin Valley feels ‘it’s time to step up, compete’ with top teams
Kickoff 2015:
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Watching archrival Moapa Valley win the state championship last year gave Virgin Valley a new perspective. More expressly, it provided urgency to the Bulldogs. ...
Moapa Valley Pirates, from left, RJ Hubert (11), Nate Cox (12), and Dennis Whitmore (75) during Las Vegas Sun's High School Football media day (make up) Monday, July 27, 2015. STEVE MARCUS
Moapa Valley wants to follow breakthrough season with another one
kickoff 2015:
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Six years felt like an awfully long time between state championships for Moapa Valley. The perennial Division 1A power from Overton is determined to cut down on the wait between its 16th and 17th state title. ...

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