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December 2, 2016

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Chaparral High School

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Sophomore QB leads Desert Pines to state championship game
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Jaguars will meet Spring Creek on Nov. 19 at Bishop Gorman
Desert Pines’ sophomore quarterback Tyler Williamson made his first-ever start at the varsity level Saturday afternoon in the 3A state semifinal. Someone forgot to tell Williamson, as he torched South Tahoe with four touchdowns and led the Jaguars to a 56-7 blowout win to move on to the state championship game ...
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Chaparral avenges earlier loss to Virgin Valley, advances to state semifinals
Friday, November 4, 2016
Last season Chaparral High shocked the city with a playoff upset over the heavily favored Faith Lutheran Crusaders ...
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Chaparral beats Cheyenne 29-26 to advance to second round of playoffs
Friday, October 28, 2016
Following his team’s 29-26 victory over Cheyenne in the first round of the 3A Southern Playoffs, Chaparral coach Paul Nihipali celebrated as if he were a 17-year-old all over again. He leaped into the air to bump bodies with players. He hugged coaches and family members. He led ...
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Leavitt runs all over Chaparral in Moapa Valley victory
Friday, October 21, 2016
There isn’t a better centerpiece for Moapa Valley’s offense like senior running back Jacob Leavitt ...
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Virgin Valley shuts down prolific Chaparral offense
Friday, October 14, 2016
If there were any doubts about how dominant Virgin Valley’s defense is the Bulldogs silenced them Friday night, holding the highflying Chaparral Cowboys to seven points ...
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Las Vegas bounces back in victory over Chaparral
Friday, September 30, 2016
Las Vegas High coach James Thurman was interested to see how his team handled adversity off the heels of his team’s first loss ...
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Chaparral shifts to ground game to dominate Del Sol
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Chaparral established itself as one of the division’s best passing offenses through the first four weeks ...
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Pahrump handles Chaparral, 28-21
Friday, September 16, 2016
The Pahrump Valley High football team beat Chaparral 28-21 ...
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Chaparral rolls to blowout victory in Cleat Game against Eldorado
Friday, September 9, 2016
Petite had about 200 receiving yards and four touchdowns for the Cowboys, who turned one of Nevada’s oldest rivalries into a victory by the mercy rule ...
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Chaparral player who was shot near Boulder Highway is set to rejoin team
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Paul Smith had made the afternoon walk many times before. He’d leave school at Chaparral High and head east on Viking Road toward Boulder Highway. Soon he would arrive home from summer workouts with the Cowboys football team, where the linebacker and running back was preparing for his senior season, to care for his nieces and nephews. But Smith didn’t arrive home …
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Basic offense keeps scoring to win slugfest with Chaparral
Saturday, September 3, 2016
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Chaparral's Gaddy comes up big in Cowboys' win against Bonanza
Friday, August 26, 2016
Devin Gaddy’s 65-yard touchdown reception from Santiago Vialpando on the Chaparral High football team’s first play for the Cowboys today against visiting Bonanza in a 44-22 victory ...
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Chaparral follows strong season focused on "big prize"
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Kickoff 2016:
The Chaparral Cowboys aren’t satisfied after reaching the state semifinals last season in one of the best playoff runs in school history. Returning, though, could be a struggle after losing ...
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Chaparral football player gets his due on national signing day
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Richard Nelson prays each night before going to bed. Lately, those prayers have focused on the uncertainty of his football future ...
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Chaparral football giving us old Cowboys reasons to cheer, be proud
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Living Las Vegas:
This playoff run helped me fall in love with high school football. And with being a Chaparral Cowboy. I didn’t miss a snap during my freshman year in 1990 as our beloved orange and black advanced to the state championship game. From the spirit assemblies, cups of hot chocolate during those cold November games and making new friends because we shared a passion for ...