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From left, Durango's mens basketball players; Michael Diggins, Chase Ruiz, Demetrius Valdez and Jason Landman, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.
With eight returners, Durango basketball hopeful for successful season
high school basketball:
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Durango High basketball coach DeShawn Henry’s scheduling philosophy didn’t provide his young team much help last season. But a seven-win campaign against tough out-of-league competition in 2014-15 did have one benefit:
Vegas Play of the Day: Michigan vs. NC State
sports betting:
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with ...
From left, Clark HS's mens basketball players; Keyshaun Webb, Darius Jackson and James Bridges, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.
Clark basketball eyes another state championship run
high school basketball:
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
There are two ways to look at the Clark High basketball team’s roster this season. First, how outsiders see it ...
Liberty's Stephon Stowers (15) is all alone on his way to another touchdown run versus Basic during their high school state semifinals football game at Basic on Saturday, November 28, 2015.
5 reasons why Liberty will challenge Gorman in state championship game
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
This is why they play the games. Sure, on paper, the Liberty High football team appears to be a significant underdog Saturday in the Division-I state championship game against ...
High School Football Picks: State Championship
Monday, November 30, 2015
No team, local or otherwise, has stayed within two touchdowns of Bishop Gorman in a game this season. ...
From left, Canyon Springs' mens basketball players; Laymon Jaskcon, Zaahid Muhammad, Darion Jackson, and Derrick Legardy, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.
Canyon Springs basketball to honor deceased coach with cancer awareness game
Monday, November 30, 2015
Canyon Springs High basketball coach Freddie Banks has noticed the difference. He’s knows something is missing. In preparing the Pioneers for the season, Banks has been without ...
From left, Centennial basketball players; Roy Sparks, Jake Hutchings, Darian Scott and Isaiah Banks. Front: Troy Brown Jr., Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.
Led by Troy Brown Jr., Centennial basketball plans to play at fast pace
Sunday, November 29, 2015
The Centennial High basketball team plans to run this season, and the Bulldogs have a roster built for it. After falling to Palo Verde in the Sunset Regional semifinals last season ...
From left, Desert Pines' mens basketball players; Jordan Simon, Curtis Henderson, Greg Floyd Jr., Capri Uzan and Trevon Abdullah, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.
Desert Pines basketball determined to make amends for loss in state title game
tipoff 2015-16:
Sunday, November 29, 2015
The Desert Pines High basketball team walked off the court last February at Orleans Arena with their heads down after losing to Clark in the Division I-A state championship game. For months the Jaguars’ players have thought about that loss, and they will get a chance to redeem themselves in ...
Centennial High School girls basketball coach Karen Weitz does her best to motivate her players during practice in the first week of their season.
High school girls’ basketball coach is ‘scary’ but caring
Sunday, November 29, 2015
The girls’ basketball coach at Centennial High School has dual reputations. There’s Scary Karen, the intense, no-nonsense taskmaster. But there’s also the caring mentor whose students appreciate the way their coach prepares them for life after high school. The common …
Liberty players celebrate their big win over Basic high school with a trophy for the state semifinals football game at Basic Academy of International Studies.
Liberty wins another Sunrise championship, embraces chance to dethrone Gorman
high school football:
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Liberty won a sixth straight Sunrise crown to setup a showdown with Bishop Gorman in next week’s state championship game. If anyone can beat Gorman, the six-time defending state championship and reigning mythical ...
Bishop Gorman High’s Alex Perry tries to pump up the crowd during a game against Chandler (Ariz.) High School on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Bishop Gorman. Bishop Gorman defeated Chandler 35-14.
Strong running game, interception return carry Gorman past Reed
high school football: Gorman will play for a seventh straight state championship next week against Liberty
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Alex Perry had arguably the most significant play for the Gaels, returning an interception 73 yards for a touchdown 15 seconds before halftime for a 27-6 Gorman advantage. Reed scored the initial touchdown of the second ...
The new Fertitta Athletic Training Center at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas on Thursday, August 2, 2012.
How do CCSD schools’ sports facilities stack up with Gorman’s?
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Bishop Gorman High School already boasts a football stadium that is among the finest in the nation, and now is making plans to add a 38,000-square-foot aquatic center. So how do public high schools compare when it comes to ...
The Liberty High School coaching staff use video playback technology on the sidelines to give an edge to their football players and staff while facing Green Valley in their high school state quarterfinal game at Liberty on Friday, November 20, 2015.
High school football goes high-tech in Las Vegas with video replay
Friday, November 27, 2015
Several schools in Las Vegas, including Liberty, Bishop Gorman, Foothill and Silverado, have adopted technology that allows coaches to see near instant video of plays on an iPad. Coaches can make notations, slow down video and ...
Bishop Gorman players celebrate their win over Palo Verde 74-54 on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, during the NIAA Division I state basketball championship.
Preseason Top 10: Gorman basketball No. 1; other valley teams close behind
Thursday, November 26, 2015
The Bishop Gorman High basketball team may be the four-time defending Division I state champions, but with multiple unproven players expected to contribute, most feel the Gaels can be beaten ...
Centennial High School girls basketball coach Karen Weitz directs her players as to the best position to be in at certain play during practice on the first week of their season on Tuesday , November 17, 2015.
Centennial girls basketball ranked No. 4 nationally by USA Today
high school basketball:
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The Centennial High girls basketball program has long been a Nevada powerhouse. Now, the Bulldogs are making a splash ...

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