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August 24, 2016

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High School Football

kickoff 2016:

Preseason all-city: Abundance of talent in Las Vegas area makes for an exclusive club

The football recruiting class of 2017 is easily the best we’ve seen in Southern Nevada with more than 20 players expected to sign with Division-I schools in February. That created a small problem when selecting our annual preseason all-city team ...

Basic High speeds up offense to pick up victories

Basic High will have neither the strongest nor the fastest football team in the valley this season. It just might have the quickest moving. ...

Coronado has gotten stronger, sharper in coach's second year

Western football out to end streak, continue to improve

Sunrise Mountain out to prove last season wasn't a fluke

Spring Valley football fits in nicely to new league

Cheyenne defense again expected to be solid

Standout receiver Lindsey back at Bishop Gorman

Bishop Gorman football star Ali-Walsh is a model athlete

DeMarco Murray heads back to Gorman to mentor Ali-Walsh

Members of the Liberty High football team pose for a photo at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day July 20, 2016 at the South Point. They include, from left, Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu, Darion Acohido, Ethan Dedeaux, and Will Brewer.

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Members of the Liberty High football team pose for a photo at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day July 20, 2016 at the South Point. They include, from left, Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu, Darion Acohido, Ethan Dedeaux, and Will Brewer.

kickoff 2016:

Long-reigning Liberty could keep crown by slinging ball over the field

Liberty High has spanned the entire spectrum of offensive strategies during its rule over the Sunrise Region. The Patriots started their current run of six straight regional titles with ...

Slideshows

The Sun's preseason all-city high school football team for the 2016 season includes, from left, Kenyon Oblad, Darion Acohido, Isaiah Morris, Elijah Hicks, Jamaal Evans, Mike Sims, Greg Rogers, Andrew Wagner, Eric Brown, Christian Marshall, Adrian Dupuis, Poutasi Poutasi, and Marckell Grayson.

kickoff 2016:

Preseason all-city: Abundance of talent in Las Vegas area makes for an exclusive club

The football recruiting class of 2017 is easily the best we’ve seen in Southern Nevada with more than 20 players expected to sign with Division-I schools in February. That created a small problem when selecting our annual preseason all-city team ...

Members of the Bishop Gorman High football team pose for a photo at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day July 20, 2016 at the South Point. They include, from left, Palaie Geoteote, Adrian Dupuis, Farrell Hester, Haskell Garrett, Biaggio Ali-Walsh, Tate Martell, Alex Perry and Bubba Bolden.

Preseason Top 10: Bishop Gorman is still the team to beat

The Bishop Gorman High football team hasn’t lost since October 2013 in winning back-to-back USA Today national championships. And it hasn’t been ...

Bishop Gorman's Biaggio Walsh (7) on his way to the end zone for one of his touchdowns during the NIAA State Championship game against the Reed Raiders at Damonte Ranch High School in Reno.

Bishop Gorman football star Ali-Walsh is a model athlete

Bishop Gorman High running back Biaggio Ali-Walsh logs onto Twitter and sees a high number of notifications. Many are from fans — and not just football fans. The reigning Gatorade state player of the year, who …

Brannon Flowers of Desert Oasis runs the 40-yard dash during the Phase 1 Sports Football Combine and Skills Camp at Faith Lutheran High School Sunday, April 12, 2015.

Sports:

These Las Vegas-area high school football players are primed for a breakout season

Although the class of 2017 is loaded with top prospects, there are plenty of players you might not have heard of who could make a splash this year. As we approach the start of the season Aug. 27, here’s a look those under the radar ...