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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
Sat, Apr 30, 2016 (10:01 a.m.)
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 ...
Jake Desjardins, Coronado HS, for Las Vegas Sun's Super Seven, Nov, 12. 2015.
Coronado player to walk on with University of Arizona basketball
High School Basketball:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Coronado High senior basketball player Jake DesJardins had what appeared to be a tough decision to make ...
Injured Bishop Gorman High School football player Rashad Gage recuperates at his family's apartment as his mother Dia looks on Monday, April 11, 2016. Gage underwent five surgeries and spent four weeks in the hospital but doctors managed to save his leg.
It took five surgeries to save Gorman player’s leg, but he vows to play again
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Rashad Gage started plotting his comeback during the ambulance ride to University Medical Center from All American Park. A knee injury so gruesome it forced teammates to cringe and look away when they rushed to ...
Clark basketball players celebrate their win over Desert Pines in the Division I-A Nevada high school basketball state championship game at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.
Clark basketball eager to compete against Gorman in new classification
high school basketball:
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Clark High basketball coach Chad Beeten doesn’t hide his desires for the Chargers’ program: He wants to be the first locally to dethrone Bishop Gorman ...
The Eldorado High basketball team with school principal David Wilson who, five years ago, created a formula to classify high school sports teams based on results.
High school sports formula doesn’t add up for some Las Vegas teams
Sunday, April 10, 2016
For schools such as Eldorado High, a playoff run in basketball could hurt students who play other sports there. That’s because the Nevada Rubric, which Eldorado’s principal helped create, classifies schools in divisions based …
The Valley High football program has established a GoFundMe account to raise $20,000 for equipment upgrades. This five-man blocking sled, which is missing bolts, is among the pieces of equipment slated for replacement.
Valley football seeks donations to replace old field gear
high school football:
Friday, April 8, 2016
One blocking pad is ripped and the padding needs to be pushed back in before it’s used. Another pad is dated 1992. And the sleds are old and rusty, and most important, are missing bolts. A new sled costs ...
Liberty players warm up for their game against Bishop Gorman in the 2015 Division 1 State Football Championships on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Liberty football schedules Texas-size test for opener
High School Football:
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The Liberty High Patriots, a perennial Nevada power and last season’s state runner-up, will experience the madness ...
Bishop Gorman High grad Ronnie Stanley, right, appears on one of Sports Illustrated's four regional covers for its college football season preview edition. Stanley is a senior offensive lineman at Notre Dame.
Gorman grad Stanley’s deal with Zappos first for NFL player
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Bishop Gorman High grad and projected first-round NFL Draft pick Ronnie Stanley might wear ...
Foothill High product Miles Killebrew at the Southern Utah University Pro Day. Killebrew is one of the top safety in the June NFL Draft.
Foothill’s Killebrew shows off speed ahead of NFL Draft
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Foothill High product and NFL Draft hopeful Miles Killebrew showed off his speed at Southern Utah’s pro day ...
Southern Utah defensive back Miles Killebrew runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine, Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, in Indianapolis.
Foothill grad Miles Killebrew bulked up to rise up NFL Draft boards
Local safety had standout career at Southern Utah
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
In 2011, during his senior season at Foothill High, Miles Killebrew was a slender, playmaking cornerback that weighed 180 pounds soaking wet. ...
Desert Pines High School running back Isaiah Morris runs with the ball during practice at the school Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.
UNLV football secures another commitment from local standout
Desert Pines’ Morris has breakaway speed, will join teammate Grayson with Rebels
Friday, March 18, 2016
Isaiah Morris may just be 5 feet 8 inches tall and 160 pounds, but when the Desert Pines running back gets the ball in his hands, he’s hard to catch. That’s a good thing for ...
Florida Gulf Coast's Demetris Morant dunks against Stetson during the first half of the NCAA college Atlantic Sun Basketball championship game Sunday, March 6, 2016, in Fort Myers, Fla.
A list of players with Las Vegas ties in the NCAA Tournament
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
When the NCAA Tournament starts today with the First Four, Las Vegas will be represented. ...

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