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Palo Verde’s Tyler Thornton (9) tackles Coronado’s Travis Boman (10) on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, during a high school football game.

Undeterred by a controversial call, Palo Verde opens new era with win
kickoff 2015: Palo Verde trucks over Coronado with running game
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 (1:35 a.m.)
Joe Aznarez turned irate when his beloved Green Bay Packers infamously lost a Monday Night Football game to the Seattle Seahawks because of an erroneous application of the simultaneous-possession rule. Little ...
Pahrump high football players Hunter Medici, T.J. Milk, and Sean Bergan before the 2015 Season.
Pahrump Valley blanks Del Sol in opener
kickoff 2015:
Parker Hart caught a touchdown pass from T.J. Milk and the Pahrump Valley defense had three interceptions in a 21-0 victory against host Del Sol.
Desert Pines football players Trevor Nofoa, Nathaniel Tavita, Marckell Grayson, Natron Auelua-Naki, Sam Poutasi, Vasa Hansell, Angel Torres, Isaiah Morris, Termaine Javea, and Anthony Smith before the 2015 Season.
Desert Pines crushes Arbor View in showcase game, dedicates win to injured players
kickoff 2015: Defensive end Anthony Smith had ACL surgery early in day and is lost for year; Sam Poutasi expected back with similar injury
Not only did Desert Pines beat Arbor View in a battle of the city’s top-5 teams, the Jaguars made a statement with a convincing 50-14 victory. While players and coaches were confident they’d beat Arbor View in a game billed as one of the best of the season, not in their wildest imagination could they picture scoring 50 points and winning by five touchdowns.
Green Valley High football players Austin Warhop, Brayon Williams, David Berg, and David Vazquez before the 2015 Season.
Question marks loom for Green Valley after defeat
kickoff 2015:
Charter Oak running back Zion Echols made sure his team wouldn’t be leaving Las Vegas without a victory.
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 self-destructs early at Cedar City
kickoff 2015:
Friday, August 28, 2015
The season could not have started any worse for Virgin Valley High.
The football teams at Bonanza and Spring Valley highs play each fall in the "Banner Game."
Spring Valley edges rival Bonanza in Banner Game
kickoff 2015:
Friday, August 28, 2015
On the road and pinned deep in their own territory with the score tied 28-28, the Spring Valley Grizzlies took a gamble ...
Foothill High football players Devon Mueller, Saleutogi Lualemaga, Devin Smith, and Justice Jackson before the 2015 Season.
Foothill off to rough start in loss at Utah school
kickoff 2015:
Friday, August 28, 2015
Desert Hills may have had the advantage of getting its first-game jitters out a week prior.
Centennial high football players Sky Rodriguez, Tishawn Barnaby, and Paul Blair before the 2015 Season.
Centennial escapes Legacy with blocked extra point in final minute
kickoff 2015:
Friday, August 28, 2015
Justice Selmon may have prevented one of the biggest high school football upsets of the year. ...
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
RJ Hubert reels off five touchdowns in Moapa Valley’s win over Sierra Vista
Kickoff 2015:
Friday, August 28, 2015
Moapa Valley gained 172 yards of total offense Friday night in a season-opening 35-21-road victory over Sierra Vista. Preseason All-City team member R.J. Hubert nearly doubled that amount in all-purpose yards. ...
Faith Lutheran High football players Cameron Meredith, Brenden Joyce, Christian Khoury, and Robby Schwartz before the 2015 Season.
Faith Lutheran drops opener to Yuma Catholic, 48-34
kickoff 2015:
Friday, August 28, 2015
Christian Marshall rushed for 200 yards and two touchdowns for the Faith Lutheran football team, but it wasn’t ...
Silverado football players Quinten McKoy, Elijahjuan Brown, Termaine Givens, Daniel Macko, Zakee Washington, Vernon Jackson, and Devion Clayton before the 2015 Season.
Silverado grabs victory in Randall Cunningham’s coaching debut
Kickoff 2015:
Friday, August 28, 2015
Former NFL and UNLV great Randall Cunningham won his coaching debut today with the Silverado High football team ...
Desert Oasis High School football players Branden Peterson, Ryan Knipp, and Austin Cooper before the 2015 Season.
Tyshun McClinton runs Desert Oasis past Durango
kickoff 2015:
Friday, August 28, 2015
Brad Talich comes from Wyoming, where the highest compliment a coach can pay a player is saying he “cowboy-ed up”. ...
Mojave football players Tariq Banks, Daijon Payno, and Kyle Reynolds before the 2015 Season.
Mojave shuts out Chaparral for season-opening win
kickoff 2015:
Friday, August 28, 2015
Defense always figured to be the strength of this year’s Mojave 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 pummels Western 54-6 in season opener
kickoff 2015:
Friday, August 28, 2015
The Miners (1-0) steamrolled the Warriors (0-1) 54-6 behind four total touchdowns by quarterback Stephen Wright Jr.
Clark High School football players Donovan Jackson and Amir Boone before the 2015 Season.
Clark’s Dixon racks up 246 yards in win over Boulder City
Kickoff 2015:
Friday, August 28, 2015
Dixon ran for 246 yards and three touchdowns to propel the Chargers (1-0) to a 22-9 win over the Eagles ...

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