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David Svendsen, 75, a Clark High School basketball coach, watches practice at the school Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. The defending state champs play Lowry High (Winnemucca) in the Division 1-A state semifinals at Silverado on Friday.
Clark coach proves age is just a number as he helps Chargers defend state title
High School Basketball:
Thursday, February 26, 2015
It takes a team of coaches to prepare to win a state championship, which for Clark includes the 75-year-old David Svendsen and his near five decades of experience. But don’t let his age fool you. Svendsen’s energy in unmatched, biking each afternoon more than 20 miles from his home in the Green Valley area to ...
Bishop Gorman player Stephen Zimmerman (33) makes a big dunk versus Palo Verde during the Sunset Regional championship high school basketball game on Friday, February, 20, 2015.
Gorman, Zimmerman playing for historic basketball state championship
High School Basketball: Gorman would become second large-school classification team to win four straight state titles
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
There’s only one thing left for Stephen Zimmerman to accomplish in his storied high school basketball career. ...
High School Basketball Picks: State Championship
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Las Vegas Sun's Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for the biggest high school basketball games in Las Vegas each week.
Palo Verde continues playoff run, will be surprise team at state tournament
high school basketball:
Monday, February 23, 2015
The Palo Verde High basketball team wasn’t ranked in the preseason top-10. Now, the Panthers are two games away from winning the state championship ...
Clark High basketball players, from left, Ty'Rek Wells, Colby Jackson, Carter Olsen.
Clark turns up defensive pressure, beats Desert Pines for Southern Region title
high school basketball:
Saturday, February 21, 2015
A loss might have saved the Clark High basketball team’s season. If the Chargers would not have lost to Faith Lutheran last month during league play, they might not have been able to fix some holes with their defense in time for the playoffs ...
Canyon Springs HS: Back: D'Angelo Brown, Jordan Davis, Kajuan Casey, Front: Maurice Hunter, Gregory Banks
Canyon Springs outlasts Valley for third straight Sunrise championship
high school basketball: Neither team scored in the first overtime; Canyon Springs' Davis finishes with 35 points
Friday, February 20, 2015
Players on the Canyon Springs High basketball team were chanting, “This our city, this our city” during a postgame celebration after a thrilling 65-63 triple overtime victory against Valley in ...
Centennial High basketball players, from left, Garett Scheer, Troy Brown and Darrian Traylor.
Palo Verde shocks Centennial in Sunset Regional semifinals
Grant Dressler, Taylor Miller guide Panthers to upset of Bulldogs
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Grant Dressler stuck to Troy Brown like superglue. Nothing could possibly detach the Palo Verde senior from the Centennial sophomore at the top of the key in the final seconds of the first Sunset Regional semifinal. ...
Canyon Springs HS: Back: D'Angelo Brown, Jordan Davis, Kajuan Casey, Front: Maurice Hunter, Gregory Banks
Canyon Springs upsets Las Vegas in Sunrise semifinals to give coach Freddie Banks win for Tark
High School Basketball:
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The Canyon Springs High team trailed by seven points less than 30 seconds into today’s Sunrise Regional semifinals against Las Vegas. Canyon Springs coach Freddie Banks quickly called ...
High School Basketball Picks: Regional Playoffs
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Las Vegas Sun's Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for the biggest high school basketball games in Las Vegas each week.
The CSN softball team players wait their turns to bat during practice at the Russell Road Sports Complex on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.
Play like a girl: A look at how women’s sports, athletes thrive in Las Vegas
Monday, February 16, 2015
Despite their many successes, women athletes aren’t celebrated as frequently or passionately as male players. However, female athletes in the valley are working hard, breaking records, wowing fans and winning games. Here, are a few of them ...
High School Basketball Picks: Week 5
Monday, February 9, 2015
Las Vegas Sun's Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for the biggest high school basketball games in Las Vegas each week.
Bishop Gorman High football coach Tony Sanchez, right, and his brother, defensive coordinator Kenny Sanchez, celebrate a victory against St. John Bosco during the Gaels' 2014 national championship season. Tony left after the season for the UNLV job. Kenny was promoted to head coach.
Gorman’s 2015 schedule includes games against Utah, Arizona state champions
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Bishop Gorman High football coach Kenny Sanchez hasn’t changed how the national champion Gaels program operates since he was elevated to head coach last month. That includes how the schedule is built ...
Palo Verde High football coach Darwin Rost with running back Tyrone Blake and quarterback Sean Mears (right) during the 2009 season.
Veteran football coach Rost steps down after 19 seasons, and plenty of memories, at Palo Verde
high school football: He won 154 games and the 2004 state championship, building one of the state's best programs
Friday, February 6, 2015
Palo Verde High football coach Darwin Rost stepped down Thursday as one of Southern Nevada’s most celebrated coaches, winning 154 games, one state championship, one state ...
Bishop Gorman High football player Cordell Broadus is joined by family members, including dad Snoop Dogg, after announcing he'd play in college at UCLA.
Signing Day Blog: Gorman's Broadus picks UCLA, flips dad Snoop Dogg into a Bruins fan
High School Football:
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Rapper Snoop Dogg is changing his wardrobe. Goodbye, USC maroon and gold. Hello, UCLA blue and gold. Bishop Gorman High wide receiver Cordell Broadus, his son, picked UCLA over ...
A group of photos from Jordan Ober's recruiting trip to Nebraska. The Bishop Gorman High senior is one of a few long snappers nationwide to earn a full scholarship.
Bishop Gorman player goes from third-string wide receiver to earning college scholarship
High School Recruiting:
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Long snappers and other specialists in the kicking game rarely receive college football scholarships. Bishop Gorman High’s Jordan Ober, who despite being rated one of the nation’s top long-snappers for the class of 2015, assumed ...

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