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High School Basketball Picks: Entry 4
Mon, Jan 22, 2018 (2 a.m.)
Three weeks remain in the high school basketball regular season with much of the playoff picture still to be decided. ...
Findlay Prep's Bol Bol slams down the final two points during the Findlay Toyota Big City Showdown against Bishop Gorman High School at the South Point Arena Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.
Bol Bol carries Findlay Prep to win in annual game with Gorman
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Findlay Prep big man Bol Bol ran down the court at South Point Arena as time expired. The 7-foot-3 senior soared toward the rim, whipped the ball around with his spindly arm and finished the windmill dunk. It capped off ...
Findlay Prep players celebrate after beating Bishop Gorman at the South Point Arena on Jan. 21, 2017.
Gorman, Findlay Prep highlight basketball showcase at South Point
Friday, January 19, 2018
It usually is one of the Las Vegas area’s best attended high school basketball games of the season. The “Big City Showdown” between Bishop Gorman and Findlay Prep is ...
Centennial High's Troy Brown Jr. accepts the award for 2017 Male Athlete of the Year during the Sun Standout Awards, which recognizes local high school athletes, at the South Point Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Best in preps: Nominations open for upcoming Sun Standout Awards
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The Las Vegas Sun will again host its Sun Standout Awards in late May, celebrating the year in local high school sports — from those memorable moments to ...
High School Basketball Picks: Week 3
Monday, January 15, 2018
It’s Big City Showdown time in Las Vegas. ...
Liberty players celebrate their win over Basic high school in the Sunrise regional high school football championship game on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. Liberty HS football is a Moment of the Year finalists at the Sun Standout Awards..at the Sun Standout Awards.
CCSD principals will ask NIAA to hold off on expanding to class 5A
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
“We have never come to a unanimous consensus on anything before. Yet, we did for this. We wanted to do what is right by as many kids as we could. We wanted (realignment) ...
Liberty's Zyrus Fiaseu (30) finds a hole in the line over Green Valley during their high school football game on Thursday, September 28, 2017.
2 from Las Vegas part of MaxPreps high school football All-American team
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Not only were Faith Lutheran linebacker Ma’a Gaoteote and Liberty two-year standout Zyrus Fiaseu two of the ...
High School Basketball Picks: Entry 2
Monday, January 8, 2018
It’s time for local high school basketball teams to reacquaint themselves. ...
Sunrise Mountain High School basketball coach John Teran gives instruction to Matthew Glenn, right, before a game at Eldorado High School Monday, Dec. 4, 2017.
Las Vegas high school, building its athletic program, finds that success builds on success
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Sunrise Mountain High School opened in 2009, and its sports teams struggled for the first several years of the athletic program’s existence. But lately, the Miners have enjoyed some success, and their coaches and principal attribute that to the culture of togetherness as much as to physical performance.
Chaparral High basketball player Nick Doland is shown at the school Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. Doland, a special-needs student, scored his first career points during a game last week.
It took this prep basketball player four years to score, and it was worth the wait
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Here’s a kid who is mostly reserved and quiet in class but has found his niche in basketball. It’s a credit to his teammates and coaches showing him the way, and a credit to the kid for his passion for the game. It’s a friendly reminder that ...
Clark High School basketball coach Chad Beeten talks to his players during the Division I-A Nevada high school basketball state championship game at the Orleans Arena on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.
#VegasStrong: How basketball brought rivals together, helped city heal after tragedy
Friday, December 29, 2017
ypically, the opportunity to one-up a rival is motivation enough. However, tragic circumstances have prompted the rivals to use basketball as a means to help their city heal ...
Players of the Bishop Gorman High basketball team, from left, Saxton Howard, Jamal Bey and DJ Howe, take a portrait during the Las Vegas Sun's Media Day at the South Point on Nov. 14, 2017.
Gorman basketball wins first meeting with rival Clark, claims Tarkanian Classic
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Taitz scored a game-high 26 points tonight for Gorman in the finals of the Tarkanian Classic, connecting on a trio of 3-pointers to open the second half in ...
Realignment redo? NIAA hearing more comments after open meeting concerns
Monday, December 11, 2017
The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association’s realignment committee may not be done with its work after all. The group last week met for more than five hours to ...
A look inside Eldorado High School during the 2014-15 school year.
Coach: Realignment system continues to fail Eldorado football
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Saturday, December 9, 2017
“There was a horrible mistake two years ago in designing leagues. We tried to tell people it was a problem, and it was a horrible problem. We, in all honesty, are a little stuck ...
Players of the Durango High basketball team, from left, Jovan Lubura, Nick Blake, Anthony Hunter, Vernell Watts and LeAndre McIntyre Jr., take a portrait during the Las Vegas Sun's Media Day at the South Point on Nov. 14, 2017.
Sophomore Anthony Hunter takes reins for Durango basketball
Friday, December 8, 2017
A learning curve exists for even the most talented of freshmen, with coaches often trying to navigate it by not overloading their young stars with pressure. ...

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