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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
Wed, Mar 1, 2017 (2 a.m.)
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. ...
Coronado forward Will Weems (11) and teammate Coronado Taieem Comeaux (44) jump in celebration after defeating Foothill during their Sunrise Regional high school basketball championship game at Canyon Springs High School on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.
Coronado is state basketball tournament's most experienced team
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Coronado opened the season with a narrow loss at Gorman, erasing a 20-point second half deficit to lose at the buzzer. While they lost the game, they gained confidence ...
Desert Pines High School Boys Basketball, from left, Jordan Simon, Cap Uzan, Marckell Grayson, Trevon Abdullah, Jerrell Springer and Derek Coleman participate in the Las Vegas Sun Media day at The South Point, Wed Nov. 16, 2016.
Desert Pines easily handles Cheyenne for 3A Southern League championship
high school basketball:
Saturday, February 18, 2017
The third time was a charm for the Desert Pines boys basketball team on Saturday ...
Bishop Gorman's Chuck O'Bannon Jr. elevates for a dunk against Clark in the Sunset Regional championship game at Shadow Ridge High School on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.
Injured Gorman star Bey helps Gaels win 9th straight Sunset basketball crown
high school basketball:
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Gorman survived a slugfest with Clark and it was Bey — who wasn’t even sure he would play with a dislocated shoulder — who delivered the knockout blow ...
Coronado head coach Jeff Kaufman holds the winning trophy while celebrating the win with his players over Foothill during their Sunrise Regional high school basketball championship game at Canyon Springs High School on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.
Coronado erases 13-point halftime deficit, rallies past Foothill for Sunrise title
high school basketball:
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Nick Davis drained a pair of 3-pointers early in the third quarter to help them quickly erase the deficit and prevail 56-47 for their second straight Sunrise championship and a spot in next week’s ...

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