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Siblings pushing each other to new levels in mixed martial arts
Thursday, Dec. 25, 2008
The family that plays together stays together and in the case of the Scolari brothers — bleeds together.
Showgirlz having a ball
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008
With fierce dust storms swirling around the Liberty football field on Dec. 13, the Las Vegas Showgirlz women's football team forged ahead with tryouts for its upcoming fourth season.
Impact Basketball Academy prepares players for college shot
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2008
Southern Nevada's recent high school graduates have another option in continuing their basketball careers.
The Impact Basketball Academy, run out of the Tarkanian Basketball Academy on Rancho Drive near Sahara Avenue, offers a yearlong post-graduate basketball training program designed to help borderline players improve their game to Division I levels without losing a year of eligibility.
Bishop Gorman football players to represent school on national stage
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
Bishop Gorman senior Sam Womack is looking for a college that will give him the best chance to continue his football career.
On Jan. 2, the offensive lineman will have an opportunity to get his name out on a national stage when he competes in the third annual Offense-Defense All-American Bowl, a high-school football all-star game in South Carolina.
Green Valley wrestler sees continued success at start of season
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
Off to a 21-2 start this wrestling season, Green Valley High junior Mason Saldana is hoping his performance is a harbinger of good things to come.
Green Valley High staff lauds benefits of drug-testing program
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008
The random drug-testing program at Green Valley High has seen a drop in the number of students found with drugs in their system in the year since its inception last winter.
With 165 students tested since the beginning of the school year, administrators credit the program for a 50 percent drop in positive tests.
Green Valley's Saldana hopes for early treat at Las Vegas Holiday Classic
Friday, Dec. 19, 2008
Off to a 21-2 start this wrestling season, Green Valley High junior Mason Saldana is hoping his early start is a harbinger of more good things to come.
Silverado grads return to lead program
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008
There's something about the Silverado girls' basketball program that keeps people coming back.
Despite opening in its doors in 1994, Silverado has already begun to build the loyal alumni base normally associated with long-standing schools like Basic and Rancho. Nowhere is that demonstrated better than in the girls basketball program where three coaches are all former players.
Early start causing conflicts
Winter season seeing problems in scheduling
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008
The exponential growth of high schools in Southern Nevada has left schedule makers at the Clark County School District with limited options for booking games each winter.
Liberty basketball hoping for a banner year
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008
In the 6-year-old Liberty gymnasium, on the wall behind the basketball hoop on the main court, hangs the school's lone championship banner.
Silverado's middle school football caps stellar season with title
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008
Southern Nevada's top middle school football teams met Saturday to decide the Southern Nevada Youth Sports Association's Middle School Football League championship.
Eyeing uncharted territory
Liberty's 215-pound wrestler working for program's first state title
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008
Liberty wrestler Carlos Tautoto couldn't help second guessing himself.
After winning his first 17 matches to start last season, Tautoto only won half of his 30 remaining matches.
Lefty pitcher moves closer to big leagues
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008
What a difference a postseason makes.
Former College of Southern Nevada and Cimarron-Memorial baseball player Mike Dunn was working his way through the New York Yankees organization as a left-handed pitcher when he was called up to the playoff-bound Double-A Trenton (N.J.) Thunder in September
NIAA realignment decision waits on budget hearing results
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008
The future of the 3A Southern League was discussed Friday during the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association's Board of Control meeting in Reno.
Silverado's defensive end garners Home News honors
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008
The Southeast Division's top football recruit is also the Home News Defensive Player of the Year.
Silverado girls ready to defend title
Friday, Dec. 5, 2008
With the team's scoring leader and Southern Nevada's leading rebounder returning, the Silverado girls basketball team is looking to make a run at a third straight Sunrise Regional championship.
Eighth grader to play on national stage
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008
Del Webb Middle School eighth grader Cody Mucino knows the power of YouTube.
Green Valley girls soccer back on the pitch
Season begins after Title IX lawsuit settled
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008
After a year of uncertainty as to when and in what form the high school girls soccer season would come, reigning Sunrise Regional champion Green Valley High is back on the field.
A promising beginning
Del Sol junior wins boxing tourney after four months of training
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008
After only four months of training, Del Sol junior DeHaven Alexander Jr. went 3-0 at the competitive Gene Lewis Boxing Tournament in Phoenix on Nov. 13 to 15 to emerge as the 141-pound champion.
Palo Verde pounds Las Vegas High
Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008
The Palo Verde football team struck hard and fast in the state semifinals Saturday as the Panthers jumped out to a 21-0 lead over Las Vegas High early in the second quarter.
Former Liberty baseball player thrives at Bishop Gorman
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008
Bishop Gorman senior baseball player RJ Santigate can take comfort that his future is secure after signing with Long Beach State on Nov. 12.
Green Valley graduate plays hoops in Japan
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008
Green Valley High graduate Chris Holm's stock is on the rise in the land of the Rising Sun.
Racing series wraps up with Fabtech
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008
The final race of the Best in the Desert racing series is on its way to the Eldorado Valley as roughly 15 class championships are up for grabs in the fifth annual Henderson Fabtech Desert Classic on Dec. 6.
Star-studded golf fundraiser a success for CSN
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
Facing difficult economic times, College of Southern Nevada athletic director and baseball coach Tim Chambers said he had to get creative to raise money for the coming baseball and softball season. The result was the inaugural CSN Golf Classic at DragonRidge Golf Club on Tuesday.
Linebacker's heart, attitude earn him 'Go For Broke' Award
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
Coronado's Tanner VanOverbeke almost — quite literally — left his heart on the football field this year.
Program wrestles up future grapplers for Liberty
Friday, Nov. 21, 2008
The future could look bright for Liberty High's wrestling squad as its feeder program, the Junior Patriots youth wrestling team, continues to grow.
Silverado grad thriving on college gridiron
Friday, Nov. 21, 2008
A little change can make a big difference.
A star linebacker at Silverado, Kyle Rath has switched positions and is making an impact as a defensive lineman for the Northern Arizona football team.
Coronado grad plays pro hoops in Europe
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
While most high school basketball players dream of reaching the NBA, Coronado coach Paul Berg said former Cougar Mike Kale's dreams were more realistic.
Heatwave swimmers take top honors at state meet
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
After four days of races at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Center, it was the Boulder City-Henderson Heatwave that emerged victorious with its sixth straight Nevada Short Course Championship on Nov. 11.
Pick-up basketball games for all skill levels spring up
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008
This is De-Von Lowden's favorite time of year. As often as possible, the 32-year-old Henderson resident laces up his sneakers and heads to Pecos Legacy Park to play pick-up basketball.
Del Sol's Eamon ends Basic's dream season
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008
For the second straight game, Del Sol running back Derek Eamon scored five touchdowns to help the Dragons advance in the postseason.
Youth grows as a lacrosse star since move to Henderson
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008
When the Eissler family moved to Henderson four years ago, a major concern in relocating was the lack of opportunities for budding lacrosse star Kieran Eissler to play the sport he loves.
Coronado graduate a catch at Southern Utah
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008
Southern Utah University wide receiver Tysson Poots is enjoying the chance to silence his critics.
Henderson golf course welcomes unique professional golf tournament
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008
Henderson resident Teddy Devobell, a retired teacher, loves golf. When Devobell found out that a one-of-a-kind golf event was being taped just minutes from his home, he jumped at the chance to see professionals in action at the 17th Annual Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge at Rio Secco Golf Club on Tuesday.
Gaels, Wildcats win regional soccer titles
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008
The Bishop Gorman boys' soccer team extended its streak of unanswered goals to five on Saturday as the Gaels posted a 2-0 shutout win against Clark, earning a fourth straight win and the Sunset Regional championship.
Eamon propels Dragons over Rancho
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008
Del Sol’s Derek Eamon rushed for 285 yards and five touchdowns Friday night to lead the Dragons to a 72-47 victory against host Rancho in the Sunrise Regional quarterfinals.
Liberty's Galan runs to regional win
Friday, Nov. 7, 2008
While the Liberty boys cross country team will not be competing at the Nevada State Championship meet, junior Al Galan made sure the Patriots will still be represented.
Small Lake Mead flag football team plays big
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008
With a roster of mostly under-sized fourth graders, the Lake Mead Christian Academy elementary flag football team took on larger fifth and sixth graders each week on its way to the championship game.
Coronado's freshmen have flawless finish
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008
Two undefeated freshmen football teams met at Foothill on Oct. 29, but it was the Coronado Cougars who remained perfect after a 35-8 win against the Foothill Falcons.
Local triathlete is Silverman ready
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008
After two years of training and competing in triathlons, Silverado resident Cole Freestone is ready to give the state's biggest event a shot.
Freestone, 42, will be competing in the fourth annual Silverman Triathlon on Sunday, a race that takes competitors on a tour of Henderson and Green Valley.
Centennial dominates cross country championships
Monday, Nov. 3, 2008
The day belonged to Centennial at the Sunset Regional cross country championship meet on Friday as both the boys' and girls' teams left with a region title at Veterans Memorial Park in Boulder City.
Silverado's Graham headed to UCLA
Monday, Nov. 3, 2008
Silverado senior defensive end Keenan Graham could have played football for virtually any college he desired.
In the end it was a springtime trip to UCLA that swayed the top recruit as Graham verbally committed to the Bruins on Monday morning.
Green Valley boys dominate Sunrise Regional cross country meet
Friday, Oct. 31, 2008
In cross country, it's not who your fastest runner is but rather who is your slowest.
Green Valley High's boys cross country team relied on that strategy Friday in the Sunrise Regional meet at Veterans Memorial Park in Boulder City. Each of the Gators' five runners finished in the top 14 and within 23 seconds of each other.
Basic grabs Henderson Bowl win over Gators
Friday, Oct. 31, 2008
The Southeast Division’s top teams — Green Valley High and Basic — met in the 18th annual rivalry game Friday night, and after a 33-28 victory, the Wolves left with the Bowl, the Henderson City Championship and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs.
Coronado teen races into Speed Truck Challenge Series
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008
While all of his friends are waiting for the day they get their driver's license, 15-year-old Branden Underwood is taking his Dodge Dakota beyond 100 mph in the American Speed Association's Speed Truck Challenge Series.
Coronado senior hopes to leave championship legacy
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008
Coronado senior Jake LeClaire wants to see another banner in Coronado's gym before he graduates.
A midfielder and captain on the boys soccer team, LeClaire has posted 10 goals this year to lead the Cougars in scoring and keep them in the playoff hunt.
Lost weight leads to more playing time
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008
As nose tackle for the Del Sol football team, Waylon Ukpong doesn't mind throwing his weight around — there's just less to throw around this season.
After tipping the scales at 420 pounds last year, Ukpong is down to 365 pounds this season. As the weight has decreased, his playing time has increased.
Family pride on the line in Henderson Bowl XVIII
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008
Green Valley High senior running back Taylor Jones knows the importance of the Henderson Bowl.
This year, the annual battle between Henderson's oldest high schools — Basic and Green Valley — will also determine the winner of the Henderson City Championship, annually awarded to the Southeast Division champ.
But, for Jones, it is also a chance to participate in a family tradition.
Del Sol hands Basic loss, gets back into title hunt
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008
One week after falling to Southeast Division leader Green Valley High, Del Sol’s football team climbed back into the chase for the league title after a 28-27 win over previously undefeated Basic on Friday.
UNLV cheerleader recognized nationally
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008
Silverado graduate Lindsay Myhre was named Sports Illustrated's Cheerleader of the Week at the end of September. The UNLV sophomore was selected by the magazine during UNLV's upset victory at Arizona State on Sept. 13.

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