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High School Basketball Picks: Week 5
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Attendance in local high school basketball gyms figures to spike this week. ...
Zach Collins, Bishop Gorman, for Las Vegas Sun's Super Seven, Nov, 12. 2015.
Gorman’s Collins selected for McDonald’s All-American game
High School Basketball:
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Last season, Zach Collins wasn’t a starter. This season, the Bishop Gorman High center is a McDonald’s All-American ...
Hot shooting Silverado cruises past Shadow Ridge
Friday, January 15, 2016
Friday night at Silverado High School, Skyhawks guard Tyric Johnson nearly beat Shadow Ridge all by himself. Through three quarters, the senior had 25 points ...
Green Valley High's Xavier Jarvis is the Wingstop Player of the Week.
Wingstop Player of the Week: Green Valley’s Jarvis leading area in scoring
High School Basketball:
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Green Valley High was considered a middle-of-pack basketball team entering the season. Xavier Jarvis, the Gators’ senior guard, was also a relative unknown ...
High School Basketball Picks: Week 4
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The schedule makes this week’s high school basketball action look like high school football. ...
Rancho senior Maureen Macato is the Sun's Wingstop Player of the Week.
Rancho girls hoops senior is Wingstop Player of the Week
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Many high school players are fortunate enough to play under the tutelage of the same coach for all four years of their career. Few get the opportunity to do it for six seasons, as Rancho senior Maureen Macato has. Ashley Vossen …
Ron Chan, a senior on the Desert Oasis High basketball team, is congratulated by teammates after scoring four points in a game against Bonanza on January 7, 2016.
This Desert Oasis basketball player gives us a reason to cheer
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Ron Chan is easily spotted walking the hallways at Desert Oasis High School. Just look for the kid wearing a Kobe Bryant jersey ...
High School Basketball Picks: Week 3
Monday, January 4, 2016
The real games start now. ...
Faith Lutheran players get excited on the bench as the win is near over Truckee during the 2015 NIAA Division 1A Nevada State High School Girls Volleyball Championship on Saturday, November 14, 2015.
Greenspun Cup ranks schools on academic and athletic performance of every sport
Monday, January 4, 2016
The inaugural Greenspun Cup competition is modeled on the Capital One Cup in college athletics and ranks Southern Nevada high schools based on academic and athletic performance of every sport.
Coronado players celebrate another game win over Bishop Manogue during the 2015 NIAA Division 1 Nevada State High School Girls Volleyball Championship on Saturday, November 14, 2015.
The Sun’s first high school sports awards show set for May
The Las Vegas Sun Standout Awards will be a black-tie, formal gala modeled on ESPN’s ESPY Awards
Monday, January 4, 2016
It's time to give Southern Nevada's high school teams and athletes the celebration they deserve. And so we proudly introduce the Las Vegas Sun Standout Awards ...
Green Valley High flag football player Carolina Velasquez.
Green Valley girl gets attention for one-handed catch
High School Sports:
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Green Valley High’s Carolina Velasquez took her eye off the football and dropped a routine pass early in a flag football game last week against Las Vegas. Later, she made up for the ...
Foothill's K Maruyama, 44, attempts to run down Silverado's Devion Clayton, 12, who sprints down the sidelines on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015.
More than a sprinter: Silverado’s Clayton goes from track prospect to football recruit
High School Recruiting:
Friday, December 25, 2015
Devion Clayton didn’t catch a pass as a high school junior and mostly played defensive back. But after switching schools ...
Bishop Gorman High graduate AC Patterson is the offensive line coach for the Portland State football team. At age 23, he is one of the youngest coaches in college football.
Gorman grad is one of the youngest coaches in college football
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
AC Patterson was determined to follow in his dad’s career path and become a football coach. It’s just Andre Patterson advised his only son to steer clear of the profession. The older Patterson, from more than three decades in the business, knows coaching isn’t ...
Bishop Gorman players celebrate their win over Liberty in their Division 1 State Football Championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, December 5, 2015.
Bishop Gorman football repeats as national champions
high school football:
Monday, December 21, 2015
Another undefeated season. A seventh straight Nevada state championship. And today, three weeks after the Bishop Gorman High football season ended, a second straight mythical national championship. The Gaels today were voted as ...
From left, Bishop Gorman's mens basketball players; Byron Frohnen, Charles O'Bannon and Zach Collins, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.
Bishop Gorman beats Florida school to reach tourney title game
Friday, December 18, 2015
Bishop Gorman isn’t just co-hosting the biggest high school basketball tournament of the year in Las Vegas — it is trying to win it as well ...

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