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Christopher DeVargas

Valley High football players Daniel Deckard, Jaesion Flores, and Seth Miranda before the 2015 Season.

Valley football will be relentless in rebuilding process
kickoff 2015:
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 (5:21 a.m.)
George Baker is the third Valley High football coach in as many seasons. The Vikings didn’t win a game last season.
Chaparral football players Casey Acosta, Richard Nelson, Antwain Allen, and Richard Hernandez (front) before the 2015 Season.
Chaparral blows out Eldorado to win back Merlin Olsen’s cleat
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Over the last couple years, the Cleat Game had played out as arguably Las Vegas’ most competitive high school football rivalry. Not this season. ...
Clark's Darius Jackson (44) and Desert Pines Trevon Abdullah (3) fight for the ball during the Division I-A Nevada high school basketball state championship game at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.
UNR basketball lands commitment from Desert Pines standout
high school recruiting:
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Trevon Abdullah felt like committing to the UNR basketball program before his visit today to the Northern Nevada campus. Eric Musselman, the Wolf Pack’s first-year coach, made quite an impression on ...
Vegas high football players Cruz Littlefield,  Zach Loveland, Elijah Hicks, and Stone Pearson before the 2015 Season.
Las Vegas High football enjoying spot under the radar
kickoff 2015:
Thursday, September 3, 2015
The Las Vegas High football team is in an unfamiliar spot. Once the powerhouse program in the Sunrise Region ...
Canyon Springs football players Tyson Odum, Tre'von Dean, and Marcell Selmon before the 2015 Season.
Canyon Springs will keep looking to burn opponents with speed
kickoff 2015: Don't expect major changes under new Pioneers coach Keith Jones
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Despite reports to the contrary, Canyon Springs’ reputation remains intact. The Pioneers may have lost iconic coach Hunkie Cooper, who took a job as an assistant at San Diego State, but not their identity. ...
Desert Pines High School running back Isaiah Morris, left, poses with lineman Nathan Tavita during practice at the school Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.
High School Football Top 10: Where to rank Desert Pines; how far to drop Arbor View
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
We’ve followed this rule in past seasons when doing the weekly high school football top 10 ...
High School Football Picks: Week 2
Monday, August 31, 2015
Las Vegas Sun sports Editor Ray Brewer and reporter Case Keefer make their weekly picks for every high school football game across the valley. ...
Bishop Gorman High School's Alex Perry (4) tries to pump up the crowd during a game against Chandler (Ariz.) High School at Bishop Gorman Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Bishop Gorman beat Chandler 35-14.
With one victory, Gorman football back as nation’s No. 1 ranked team
Monday, August 31, 2015
It’s still August and they’ve played just one game. But the Bishop Gorman Gaels have positioned themselves to win another mythical ...
Liberty High football players Tyus Toomalatai, Kaimi Batoon, Calvin Tubbs, and Nick Tapuala before the 2015 Season.
Liberty football falls in Hawaii, 43-16
kickoff 2015:
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Kenyon Oblad had a pair of touchdown passes for the Liberty High football team Saturday in Hawaii, but the Patriots ...
Bishop Gorman High School's Biaggio Ali-Walsh (7) breaks away and scores on a 55-yard touchdown run during a game against Chandler (Ariz.) High School at Bishop Gorman Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Bishop Gorman beat Chandler 35-14.
Ali-Walsh uses speed to lead Gorman football to opening night win
kickoff 2015: Gaels start national title defense with win on ESPNU; coach Kenny Sanchez wins debut
Sunday, August 30, 2015
It was only a matter of time until Bishop Gorman High junior running back Biaggio Ali-Walsh had a breakout performance in one of the Gaels' marquee ...
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
Saturday, August 29, 2015
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:
Saturday, August 29, 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
Saturday, August 29, 2015
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:
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Charter Oak running back Zion Echols made sure his team wouldn’t be leaving Las Vegas without a victory.
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 ...

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