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Fresno State QB Chason Virgil (5) is ls sacked by UNLV's Mike Hughes Jr. (99) at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016.

Once high school rivals, Mike Hughes Jr. thriving at UNLV with Tony Sanchez
Sat, Mar 25, 2017 (2 a.m.)
There are days when Mike Hughes Jr. shows up to UNLV’s Lied Athletic Complex proudly wearing a Palo Verde High football shirt. Hughes, the Rebels’ ...
The McDonald's All-Americans from Southern Nevada include, from left, P.J. Washington (Findlay Prep), Troy Brown Jr. (Centennial) and Chuck O'Bannon Jr. (Bishop Gorman).
Having a local in McDonald's All-American game has become regular occurrence
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The celebration has almost become an annual tradition in Las Vegas. The valley has sent 13 players to the McDonald's All-American game since 2012 and 17 since ...
Gonzaga forward Zach Collins defends Loyola Marymount forward Shamar Johnson in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.
More than a dozen players with local ties part of NCAA Tournament teams
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Here’s a list of locals who will participate ...
Liberty players do their traditional haka dance following a sound defeat of Basic high school in the Sunrise regional high school football championship game on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.
Polynesian Football Classic will feature Kahuku (and its crazy) fans, Liberty
Friday, March 10, 2017
The Kahuku Red Raiders of Hawaii are coming back to Las Vegas. This time, there'll be plenty of seats available to watch the popular high school football team. Kahuku will play ...
Chaparral High School football players practice into the late day for their upcoming state semifinals game on Tuesday, November 10, 2015.
Nevada officials frown at N.C. bill giving concussion approval to parents
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
A bill up for consideration by the North Carolina Legislature would allow parents of a high school athlete who suffered a concussion to authorize their child to return to competition without being cleared by ...
Members of the Centennial High girls basketball team celebrate their victory over Bishop Manogue in the state title game, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
They are No. 1: Centennial girls basketball in top spot of ESPN rankings
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The Centennial High girls basketball team is ranked No. 1 today by ESPN.com, moving up one spot after ...
Chaparral High School Principal Lolo James watches students stream by as he begins his first day as the top administrator there.
Chaparral High principal wins national award from Communities in Schools
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
James worked with the group to start initiatives such as a clothing closet, housing assistance, self-esteem classes, food, school supplies, eye and dental care and ...
Desert Pines celebrates after winning the high school basketball 3A state title game at Cox Pavilion on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.
Desert Pines ends historic season with 69-46 win over Cheyenne
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Desert Pines continued its historic season this afternoon with a 69-46 win over Cheyenne in the 3A division state championship game. ...
Bishop Gorman players celebrate their win over Clark in the state 4A high school championship game at Cox Pavilion, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
What a finish: Gorman erases 8-point deficit in final two minutes, tops Clark for state title
Friday, February 24, 2017
McDonald’s All-American Chuck O’Bannon Jr. had a game-high 36 points, including a dunk off a steal with 16 seconds remaining to give Gorman the lead for good. If it weren’t for O’Bannon, who scored Gorman’s initial 15 points of the second half, the Gaels may ...
Members of the Centennial High girls basketball team celebrate their victory over Bishop Manogue in the state title game, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
Centennial girls win third straight state basketball title
Friday, February 24, 2017
A dynasty is defined as a powerful group or family that maintains its position for a considerable time. Next to that should be a picture of the Centennial High girls basketball team
Bishop Gorman players celebrate their win over Clark during the state 4A high school championship game at the Cox Pavilion, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
Blog: Wild comeback gives Gorman state championship over Clark
Friday, February 24, 2017
The Clark High basketball team doesn’t lack confidence. It enters tonight’s class 4A state championship game against Bishop Gorman at Cox Pavilion knowing it is capable of ...
Clark High School Boys Basketball, from left, Jalen Hill, Ian Alexander, James Bridges, Antwon Jackson, Trey Woodbury and Sedrick Hammonds participate in the Las Vegas Sun Media Day at The South Point, Wed Nov. 16, 2016.
Clark basketball back in a familar spot, the state title game
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
The junior drained a pair of first quarter 3-pointers against Coronado in the class 4A semifinals at Cox Pavilion to give Clark the lead for good, and the Chargers withstood a late push by Coronado for a ...
Bishop Gorman High School Boys Basketball, from left, Charles O'Bannon Jr., Christian Popoola and Jamal Bey participate in the Las Vegas Sun Media day at The South Point, Wed Nov. 16, 2016.
Bishop Gorman knocks off Reno to reach state title game
Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Bishop Gorman basketball team cruised into the state championship game with an 89-60 defeat of Reno High in the semifinal tonight. The blowout allowed star players like Chuck O’Bannon Jr. and Jamal Bey to rest on the bench ...
The state high school basketball tournament is underway in Las Vegas on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.
Blog: Clark fights off late Coronado rally, advances to face Gorman in state finals
Thursday, February 23, 2017
It will be Clark’s fifth straight state championship game appearance, but the first in the large-school classification. They won three straight class 3A title through 2016 ...
High School Basketball Picks: State Tournament
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
There are only three upper-level high school basketball games left this season for Las Vegas Sun sports editors Ray Brewer and Case Keefer to prognosticate. ...

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