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UNR head coach Brian Polian takes issue with the refereeing during their game against UNLV Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at Mackay Stadium in Reno. UNLV defeated UNR 27-22 to reclaim the Fremont Cannon.
UNR’s Polian considers Las Vegas prime area for recruiting
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Within days of becoming the UNR football coach three years ago, Brian Polian was in Las Vegas recruiting players and promoting the Wolf Pack brand. He envisioned UNR ...
Coronado High's Landen Rowland (far left), coach Bill Froman, and Donovan Outlaw are interviewed during the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day at the South Point on July 22, 2015.
The Sun’s high school football media day expands to South Point, includes more than 30 schools
Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Las Vegas Sun hosted its annual high school football media day Wednesday at the South Point, bringing players and coaches from more than 30 local high schools for ...
Centennial High football players Jamaal Evans (left) and Greg Rogers pose for with Mark Ingram, Jr.'s 2009 Heisman Trophy inside the Alabama football complex.
Centennial football learns from the best at Alabama camp
high school sports:
Saturday, July 18, 2015
When Alabama’s recruiters arrived this spring, they took a liking to some of Centennial’s coaches and ...
Kelly Oubre Jr., right, is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected 15th overall by the Atlanta Hawks during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York.
Oubre finding his way at the next level with Washington Wizards
Pro basketball:
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Kelly Oubre Jr. always had the look and the build, but eight months ago that NBA-ready body spent more time on Kansas’ bench than off it.
Faith Lutheran football coach Vernon Fox, a former NFL player who is known for his legendary motivational speeches, keeps an eye on his players during practice Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.
Faith Lutheran gained confidence in lower league, won’t be easy in next classification
high school sports: Crusaders will play in state’s top classification, Division I, beginning in 2016-17 season
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Faith Lutheran the past four years has shown how high school sports realignment in Nevada should work. A points system based on championships and where teams finished in ...
Bishop Gorman High School graduate CJ Watson of the Chicago Bulls pushes the ball up the court during the 2012 NBA season.
Former Las Vegas high school stars sign multimillion NBA contracts in free agency
sports: Gorman product C.J. Watson inks with Orlando; Findlay Prep's Cory Joseph returns to Canada with $30 million deal with Toronto
Thursday, July 9, 2015
NBA free agents where able to sign contracts today, and two guards with Las Vegas ties received multiyear deals. ...
Former Findlay Prep basketball player Amir Garrett, shown in a 2012 college basketball game against Duke, is a rising star in the Cincinnati Reds organization. The left-handed pitcher left basketball last year to focus on baseball full-time.
Former Findlay Prep basketball player a rising star ... in baseball
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Last summer, former Findlay Prep basketball player Amir Garrett gave up college basketball in favor of professional baseball. Nearly a year later that choice has proven wise...
Incoming Centennial High football player DJ Smith with an assistant football coach from Oregon. Smith was the top defensive lineman in his age group at Oregon's recent camp.
Local player earns top award at Oregon football camp
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Smith attended the University of Oregon’s high school football camp this June, and was named the Most Outstanding Defensive Lineman for his age group ...
Bishop Gorman High School quarterback Tate Martell poses during an off-season workout at the school Monday, Jan. 12, 2015.
Gorman football ranked No. 3 in preseason, plays two ranked teams to open season
Saturday, June 27, 2015
The Bishop Gorman High football team’s quest to repeat as mythical national champions will include facing two teams ranked in the preseason top-25 in the initial six days of the season. ...
UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn (1) defends against New Mexico guard Hugh Greenwood (3) during their game Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV’s Vaughn selected No. 17 overall by Milwaukee Bucks; Wood not drafted
Despite early projections as a first-round draft pick, 6-11 forward Christian Wood wasn't picked and will have long road to reach NBA
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Rashad Vaughn’s decision to leave the UNLV basketball program after one season for the NBA was considered risky by some. Only first-round selections receive guaranteed contracts, and some projections had Vaughn, whose lone UNLV season was ...
Coronado High's Donovan Outlaw was offered a scholarship from UNLV football.
How a billboard near airport helped sway recruit to UNLV football
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Donovan Outlaw was supposed to be in Reno today attending a football camp at UNR. But his flight was canceled when he arrived at McCarran International Airport, giving him one ...
Clark High School point guard Colby Jackson (0) shoots a free throw during the Division I-A Nevada high school basketball state championship game against Desert Pines at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.
Clark basketball standout finds college home at Canadian power
high school recruiting:
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
When it came time to be recruited to play college basketball, Colby Jackson’s suitors were limited. That’s what happens when you are just 5 feet, 9 inches and 165 pounds.
Coronado High's Donovan Outlaw was offered a scholarship from UNLV football.
Coronado football prospect is still developing, on UNLV’s radar
High School Football:
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Coronado's Donovan Outlaw received a scholarship offer from UNLV after shining at the Rebels’ big man camp. About 40 linemen attended the camp and few scholarship offers were extended, signaling ...
Mojave High product Malik Abbott will play college basketball at Air Force.
Former Mojave basketball player headed to Air Force
Monday, June 15, 2015
Mojave High basketball standout Malik Abbott signed his participation agreement last week to finalize his commitment to Air Force. ...
Bishop Gorman center Stephen Zimmerman pulls a rebound away from Findlay Prep forward Justin Jackson during their game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at the South Point. Gorman won 76-72 in overtime.
UNLV verbal commit, Gorman big man make ESPN recruiting list
High School Recruiting:
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Findlay Prep forward and UNLV verbal commit Justin Jackson is ranked as the nation’s No. 29 overall recruit for 2016 in the ESPN 100 ...

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