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Coronado High School

Photo: From left, Coronado High School football  players
Eventful offseason sets stage for Coronado
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
kickoff 2014:
Before the start of the summer, Coronado coach Brad Talich brushed up on the NIAA’s offseason rules and plotted to get his team into as many competitions as allowed under the guidelines. The Cougars signed up for local 7-on-7 contests, San Diego State’s passing tournament and, most memorably, UNLV’s league...
Photo: Canyon Springs running back Zaviontay Stevenson ge
Canyon Springs wins to set up yet another playoff date with Liberty
Friday, November 8, 2013
high school football:
For the third time in four years, Canyon Springs has won its first-round playoff game.
Photo: Basic High School quarterback Antraye Johnson (5)
Late-game heroics land Basic a second-place finish in the Southeast
Friday, November 1, 2013
high school football:
Up one point with three minutes to go against a dangerous opponent, Basic would typically look to make use of its lethal running game to milk the clock.
Photo: Coronado kicker Aliza Madden comes off the field a
Female football player giving Coronado a leg up
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
high school football:
Coronado High football coach Brad Talich typically doesn’t spend much time working with his kickers. That job belongs to assistant coach Mike Cofer, a former NFL kicker and Super Bowl champion. So when Cofer called Talich during the summer with word he had found a kicker for the upcoming season, Talich simply checked that task off his list of priorities. Eventually, Talich realized the kicker Cofer had found was unlike other players he had coached.
Photo: Coronado High football players (from left ) Wade J
Brothers band together as Coronado destroys Del Sol
Thursday, October 24, 2013
high school football:
Two Cofers and two Tanners paved the way for a Coronado victory Friday night. Wide receivers Tanner Bellamy and Tanner Gorski both caught a touchdown pass in the Cougars’ 43-8 win over Basic.
Photo: Coronado quarterback Jackson Cofer hands the ball
Coronado's Jackson Cofer outduels Foothill's Doxtator, leads Cougars to key Southeast League win
Saturday, October 19, 2013
high school football: The senior Cofer accounts for five total touchdowns, but it's the Cougars' defense responsible for this win
Jackson Cofer rushed for four touchdowns Friday and passed for another score in the Coronado High football team’s 34-25 victory against host Foothill. On paper, there is no question: Cofer was the star of the game.
Photo: Coronado High football players (from left ) Wade J
Coronado bounces back from early deficit to crush Eldorado 62-7
Saturday, October 12, 2013
high school football:
Giving up a quick touchdown is a difficult way to start a game. Coronado High figured out the best way to respond with 62 unanswered points in a 62-7 victory against Eldorado High.
Photo: Liberty High football players (from left) Samson M
Liberty finishes strong to secure rivalry victory at Coronado
Friday, October 4, 2013
high school football:
Even after a pile of penalties left Liberty High coach Rich Muraco fuming on the sidelines he was able to recognize the simple truth of Friday night’s game at rival Coronado High.
Photo: Arbor View quarterback Andrew Cornwell dishes off
Arbor View routs Coronado
Friday, September 20, 2013
high school football:
In preparation for Friday night’s game against Coronado, Arbor View coach Dan Barnson noticed something on film. He saw Coronado’s offense perform its best when it got onto the field in short intervals and was able to establish a pace.
Photo: Coronado's Jackson Cofer runs the ball into the en
Gator Stew: Coronado chomps down on Green Valley once again
Friday, September 13, 2013
high school football:
Riding a breakout performance from sophomore kicker Spencer Cofer, who made two field goals of 40-plus yards in the second half, Coronado beat Green Valley 25-21.
Photo: Canyon Spring's Rayshawn Henderson from the Sun's
Overtime win goes Canyon Springs' way in defensive battle with Coronado
Sunday, September 8, 2013
high school football:
Canyon Springs defeated visiting Coronado in overtime, 16-15.
Photo: Coronado High football players (from left ) Wade J
Two second-half TDs give Coronado something to build on in defeat
Saturday, August 31, 2013
The Coronado High football team scored a pair of second-half touchdowns today in a 41-13 loss to Idaho’s Highland High in the Rocky Mountain Rumble at Idaho State.
Photo: Coronado High football players (from left ) Wade J
Coronado coach working to develop inexperienced players
Friday, August 30, 2013
high school football:
When Brad Talich took over the Coronado High football program last season, the Cougars hadn’t been to the playoffs since 2005 and typically took last in the Southeast League.
Photo: Bishop Gorman players, coaches and cheerleaders si
Gorman, others prepping this spring to make national splash in August
Thursday, April 11, 2013
high school sports: Coronado and Spring Valley will play in Idaho, Liberty has three games against out-of-state teams; each want to represent Nevada
This will be a chance for Las Vegas area high school football teams to make a statement. During a three-week stretch at the end of August and into early September, nine area programs will open the season against out-of-state competition in games coaches say carry much significance. In addition to getting the players ready for the challenges of league play, they are more than aware of the obvious: The local brand of football is gaining respect nationally each year, meaning teams will be playing for more than the school name on the front of their jersey. They’ll also be representing ...
Photo: Mike Cofer, an assistant football coach at Coronad
Former 49ers kicker Mike Cofer now calls Henderson home, will be rooting for old team in Super Bowl
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Community: Cofer, who won a pair of Super Bowls with San Francisco, is the wide receiver coach at Coronado High
There’s no questioning what team Henderson resident Mike Cofer is rooting for on Super Bowl Sunday. He’s a San Francisco 49ers fan through and through. It’s only natural considering Cofer played six of his eight NFL seasons with the 49ers, which included back-to-back Super Bowl titles in the 1988 and 1989 seasons.

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