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Photo: Virgin Valley football players Dee Bowler, Dillon
Virgin Valley defense paves way to 41-8 victory over Pahrump Valley
Friday, August 31, 2012
HS Football:
If Virgin Valley coach Chris Sawyers graded his team’s performance Friday night against Pahrump Valley, he’d award the defense an easy A. The offense? Well, let’s just say Sawyers would add a few more red marks. It was no matter, however, as Virgin Valley blitzed its way to a 41-8 victory and improved to 2-0 on the year.
Virgin Valley punishes Clark to open season
Friday, August 24, 2012
high school football:
If anyone’s debating the most impressive team performance in week one, look no further than Virgin Valley.
Photo: Virgin Valley football players Dee Bowler, Dillon
New coach bringing new philosophy, offense to Virgin Valley
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Vestiges of last decade’s Las Vegas High dynasty, in which the Wildcats won two state championships, still remain in the local high school football community. One piece has drifted 85 miles north to Mesquite as former Vegas High assistant Chris Sawyers starts his tenure as Virgin Valley’s coach this season.
Photo: Virgin Valley's Nolan Tanner, right, blocks a fiel
Moapa Valley ekes out playoff win in overtime against Virgin Valley
Saturday, November 5, 2011
high school football:
A Dylan Mortensen extra point in overtime saved Moapa Valley from a shocking first round playoff upset to rival Virgin Valley Saturday afternoon. Mortensen booted the extra point through the uprights moments after his brother, Conner Mortensen, broke through in the end zone. Moapa Valley escaped with a 13-12 victory at home.
Photo: Coronado High School football players Chris Johnso
Coronado notches best record since 2007 with win against Virgin Valley
Friday, October 28, 2011
high school football:
Coronado closed its season on a high note Thursday by defeating visiting Virgin Valley 36-16. Senior running back Chris Johnson rushed for three touchdowns in the victory and led Coronado to one of its best offensive outputs of the year.
Photo: Virgin Valley's quarterback Humberto Urias scrambl
Moapa Valley finds success once again in the Hammer Game
Saturday, October 15, 2011
high school football: Moapa held rival Virgin Valley to less than 40 yards of total offense
OVERTON — Legend has it, at least by the understanding of Brent Lewis, that the hammer Moapa Valley and Virgin Valley play for annually in football spent more than 30 years in Mesquite. The rival 3A high schools began competing for the de facto trophy in the 1950s, but had to stop in the 1970s when the prank of stealing the hammer from the winning team became too prevalent. The hammer wasn’t reintroduced until the two schools’ principals reached an agreement in 2007.<
Green Valley beats Virgin Valley in tuneup for showdown with Liberty
Friday, October 7, 2011
high school football:
The Green Valley High football team turned a touchdown halftime deficit into a comfortable double-digit win Thursday, traveling to Mesquite for a 41-22 victory against 3A Virgin Valley for their fifth straight win.
Virgin Valley wins third straight by rallying past Shadow Ridge in fourth quarter
Friday, September 9, 2011
high school football:
Virgin Valley’s Humberto Urias threw a 14-yard scoring strike to Kyle Tostenson with 4:36 remaining Friday to the lead the Bulldogs’ football team past host Shadow Ridge, 20-16.
Virgin Valley topples another 4A classification opponent
Saturday, September 3, 2011
high school football:
Humberto Urias passed for two touchdowns and rushed for another Friday to lead the visiting Virgin Valley High football team to a 22-13 victory against Sierra Vista.
Moapa Valley takes down rival Virgin Valley for 3A Southern League title
Saturday, November 6, 2010
prep football:
Zach Waite’s four touchdowns Saturday lifted the Moapa Valley High football team to a 33-21 victory against Virgin Valley in the 3A Southern League title game.
Moapa Valley takes round one in the Hammer Game
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Despite an error-filled evening, Moapa Valley trudged past rival Virgin Valley 7-6 in the battle for the hammer. The visiting Pirates had the ball within the 10-yard line five times in the game but only managed to score one touchdown.
Virgin Valley stomps Coronado, looks ahead to rival Moapa Valley
Friday, October 22, 2010
Virgin Valley raced out to a 41-7 first half lead against visiting Coronado and cruised in for an easy victory. The Bulldogs forced eight turnovers to improve their record to 7-1.
Virgin Valley shuts out Boulder City
Friday, October 8, 2010
Virgin Valley prevailed in one of the two biggest games of its season Friday night. With only three teams in Southern Nevada part of the state’s 3A division, every contest between those teams has playoff-type significance. The Bulldogs brought along playoff-type intensity and shut out Boulder City 29-0.
Virgin Valley tramples Mojave on the road
Friday, September 24, 2010
For Virgin Valley, it’s always a special feeling to come into Las Vegas and leave with a victory. It happened for the first time this season Friday night when the Bulldogs traveled to Mojave and easily disposed of the Rattlers, 33-0.
Virgin Valley falls to Cedar City
Friday, September 3, 2010
Entering its contest against Virgin Valley on Friday night, Cedar City (Utah) had played two games and not given up a point. The Bulldogs managed to crack the vaunted defense a little, but ultimately fell 45-20 to the Redmen.

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