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Bishop Gorman's Nick Blair (23) fights for position inside of Palo Verde's Jameel Garcia-Williams (35) during the NIAA Division 1 State Basketball Championships on Friday, February, 27, 2015.
Gorman’s Nick Blair finds college basketball home at Idaho
High School Basketball:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
He’s considered one of the best dunkers in all of Las Vegas high school basketball. But, as Nick Blair showed this past season in helping Bishop Gorman win its fourth straight state championship ...
Ronald McDonald serves food to Findlay Prep players during a send-off party for three local basketball players at McDonald's, 6690 S. Rainbow Blvd., Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The players were selected for the McDonald's All-American high school basketball game in Chicago on April 1.
Findlay Prep off to New York in search of first national title since 2012
High School Basketball: The Pilots (28-2) are the No. 6 seed in the Dick's High School Nationals. Their first game airs Thursday at 9 a.m. Las Vegas time on ESPNU
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Amid all the changes at the top, Findlay Prep has kept on winning. Just how successful the Pilots have been with their fourth different coach in four seasons, though, depends on your perspective.
Northern Arizona guard Aaseem Dixon (1) goes up for a shot against Xavier forward Sean O'Mara (54) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, in Cincinnati. Xavier won 90-63.
Local products fuel Northern Arizona basketball’s wild postseason run
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A college basketball player from Centennial High, his teammate from Palo Verde and their coach from Durango are in the middle of a postseason run of a lifetime ...
Bishop Gorman's Nick Blair (23) is cheered on by teammates after a tough basket and foul during the state title game Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.
New NIAA boss Thompson to separate real issues from perception in dealing with Gorman, others
Ray Brewer:
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Bart Thompson doesn’t have an immediate solution to your concerns about high school sports in Nevada, but at least he’s willing to listen before making a decision. At least he won’t go into his new job with a pre-conceived notion about what the problems are and ...
Bishop Gorman's Chase Jeter (4) rejects a shot by Palo Verde's Kyler Hack (55) during the NIAA Division I State Basketball Championships on Friday, February, 27, 2015.
Gorman’s Jeter wins Gatorade Player of the Year
Friday, March 20, 2015
The Bishop Gorman High basketball program has produced another state Gatorade Player of the Year. Senior ...
Bonanza High School first baseman Casey Ladeira and pitcher Spencer Faught are shown in new uniforms in the Bonanza dugout Monday, March 16, 2015. Players recently received new Adidas cleats and a deal on Adidas uniforms courtesy of Kris Bryant, a Bonanza grad and Chicago Cubs third baseman who has an endorsement deal with Adidas.
Bonanza High’s new baseball uniforms slick in design courtesy of big-leaguer Kris Bryant
High School Sports:
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Bonanza High baseball players waited with excitement before practice to receive their uniforms for the upcoming season. It’s a rite of passage each year for any sport, especially for high school players who ...
Bishop Gorman player Zach Collins (12) gets position for a shot inside versus Palo Verde during the Sunset Regional championship game on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.
Gorman’s Collins makes early commitment to Gonzaga basketball
High School Basketball:
Monday, March 16, 2015
Bishop Gorman High post player Zach Collins, the state’s top basketball recruit for the class of 2016, verbally committed today to Gonzaga. The 6-foot-11 Collins wanted to get his decision out of the way early ...
No invitation needed: Training group hosting 2-day football combine
high school football:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Under-the-radar players, or those who might be undersized, often are excluded at national camps hosted by recruiting services such as Rivals and Scout. ...
George Baker is the new Valley High football coach. Baker, as shown in this 2009 file photo, was formerly the coach at Centennial.
New Valley High coach sends note to players as part of introduction process
High School Football: Former Centennial coach George Baker will work on building program's numbers, then winning games
Saturday, March 7, 2015
New Valley High football coach George Baker’s first task was writing a hand-written letter to returning players that stressed how important they were to the program. Baker’s goal is to ...
Coronado High graduate Tysson Poots, center, signs a contract with the Las Vegas Outlaws of the Arena Football Leagues. Bob Hewko, one of the Outlaws' owners, is left. Team official Sean Coen is pictured at right.
Coronado High product Poots will be face of new Las Vegas arena football team
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
He left the best team in the Arena Football League for the opportunity to return to his hometown and play for a first-year franchise. Tysson Poots, a Coronado High graduate, will be one of the faces of the Las Vegas Outlaws ...
Clark High School point guard Colby Jackson, second left, gets emotional after defeating 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 gets revenge against Desert Pines, wins second straight state title
high school basketball:
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Colby Jackson and Carter Olsen were determined not to have a repeat performance. When the Clark High basketball team’s 12-point lead against Desert Pines to open the fourth quarter today in the Division I-A state championship game was trimmed to six ...
Bishop Gorman High linemen Julio Garcia II and Jaron Caldwell take a photo in UNLV jerseys during an unofficial visit to campus Feb. 28, 2015. Both 2016 prospects committed.
UNLV football lands commitments from Gorman linemen prospects
recruiting: New Rebels coach Sanchez offering scholarships to Southern Nevada's top high school players
Saturday, February 28, 2015
When Bishop Gorman High’s Julio Garcia II picked up his first football scholarship offer last week, the 6-foot-3, 300-pound offensive lineman felt like committing on the spot ...
Bishop Gorman players celebrate their trophy after beating Palo Verde in the Division I state basketball championship on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.
Gorman uses second-half burst to beat Palo Verde, win historic championship
Palo Verde trimmed deficit to 3 points in third quarter, gave four-time champion Gorman a big-time challenge
Friday, February 27, 2015
This state championship helped rewrite the record books. The Bishop Gorman High basketball team beat Palo Verde 74-54 in the Division I state championship game, using ...
Bishop Gorman players celebrate their trophy after beating Palo Verde in the Division I state basketball championship on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.
Blog: Gorman nets another state title with 74-54 victory over Palo Verde
High School Basketball:
Friday, February 27, 2015
The game was closer than the final score indicates. The Bishop Gorman High basketball team closed strong today in the Division I state championship game against Palo Verde ...
Bishop Gorman High basketball players Stephen Zimmerman, Nick Blair and Chase Jeter before the 2014-15 season.
Gorman scores game’s initial 19 points in state semifinal win
High School Basketball:
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Three-time defending high school state basketball champion Bishop Gorman didn’t surrender any points today in the first quarter against Northern Nevada’s Galena in the state semifinals, leading 19-0 after eight minutes and coasting ...

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