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Photo: Rancho High School baseball head coach Tom Pletsch
New Rancho football coach has formula to rebuild program, looks to snap lengthy losing streak
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
High School Sports: Pletsch made Rancho baseball into a winner, feels formula will work with Rams football team
Tom Pletsch is familiar with this rebuilding project. Pletsch was hired last month as the Rancho High football coach and tasked with transforming his alma mater back into respectability. The Rams have lost 29 ...
Photo: From left, Desert Pines High School football  play
Desert Pines thwarts Rancho
Friday, October 17, 2014
high school football:
Desert Pines won its third straight game by at least five touchdowns Friday night, trouncing visiting Rancho 64-7. ...
Photo: From left,  Sunrise Mountain High School football
Have you Heard: QB helps Sunrise Mountain snap losing streak
Friday, October 10, 2014
high school football:
Damon Heard continued to blossom tonight, throwing a pair of touchdown passes to Jamilo Whitten, and the Miners held on for a 21-20 victory over Rancho in a battle of teams looking for their first wins on the season. The victory snapped a 12-game losing streak and gave Sunrise Mountain (1-6) its first win since a 25-6 victory at Western on Sept. 12, 2013.
Photo: From left, Chaparral High School football players
Special teams, defense help Chaparral blast Rancho
Thursday, October 2, 2014
high school football:
The Cowboys returned a blocked punt for a touchdown, the defense got into the scoring act with Casey Acosta’s interception return for a TD, and Chaparral cruised to a 48-0 home win.
Photo: From left,  Moapa Valley High School football  pla
Hymas helps Moapa Valley hammer Rancho, 54-0
Saturday, September 27, 2014
high school football:
Zach Hymas put in good work in a 54-0 road win over Rancho.
Photo: From left, Virgin Valley High School football play
Virgin Valley bounces back, throttles winless Rancho
Friday, September 19, 2014
high school football:
The Bulldogs get several big plays from their defense and special teams, overcome an early Rams touchdown on their way to a 50-13 rout.
Photo: From left, Boulder City High School football  play
Despite miscues, Boulder City tops Rancho 32-13
Friday, September 12, 2014
High School Football:
Boulder City drew 13 penalties and committed four turnovers on its way to an ugly, 32-13 win over Rancho.
Photo: From left, Las Vegas High School football players
Las Vegas takes Bone Game with 60-7 romp against Rancho
Friday, September 5, 2014
high school football:
Packed stands on a Friday night are what Las Vegas High coach James Thurman loves to see. He loved the scoreboard, too.
Photo: From left, Rancho High School football players Ang
Rancho football making improvements, coach praises players’ hard work
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Kickoff 2014:
The Rancho High football team won’t win a state championship this season. Nor will it make the playoffs. Instead, they’ll continue to work on rebuilding their program, try to win at least one game and, most important, keep players healthy ...
Photo: Susan Spencer, former general manager of the Phila
‘Ms. Susan’: Rancho team’s hero
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Angels in the valley:
Susan Spencer, the only female general manager in NFL history, has become the de facto general manager ...
Photo: Jose Cortes works out on a Bilt seated triceps mac
Rancho football’s desire to play an independent schedule could assist program’s rebirth
Thursday, April 10, 2014
high school football:
It’s an unprecedented move for a Las Vegas-area team, but it's one Rancho officials feel is the lone way for its program to continue its slow growth ...
Photo: Valley High football players (from left) Noble Hal
Valley handles Rancho to win season finale
Friday, November 1, 2013
high school football:
The Valley High football team closed its season today with a 74-15 victory against Rancho, scoring more points than their other four league games combined.
Photo: Silverado football players from left, Rohan Walter
Silverado snatches up playoff berth
Thursday, October 24, 2013
high school football:
Silverado shook off last week’s loss, and followed it up with a dominating performance Thursday. The Skyhawks earned a 58-0 victory over Rancho, and sealed a berth in the Sunrise Region playoffs. Eight different Silverado players found the end zone, prompting Silverado coach Andy Ostolaza to call it a “total team effort.”
Photo: Green Valley High football players (from left) Chr
Green Valley handles Rancho, 74-6
Friday, October 18, 2013
high school football:
Kyler Chavez had two catches for 71 yards and two touchdowns today, and passed for another score, helping the Green Valley High football team dispose of host Rancho, 74-6.
Photo: Las Vegas High football players (from left) Aaron
Las Vegas has record-setting night in 'Bone Game'
Friday, September 27, 2013
high school football:
The "Bone Game" high school football rivalry between Las Vegas and Rancho highs has a storied tradition dating back to the 1950s. Tonight, part of the rivalry’s history was rewritten.

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