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Christopher DeVargas

Bishop Gorman's Jamal Bey is shown at the Las Vegas Sun's High School Basketball Media Day at the South Point, Nov. 11, 2016.

Gorman's Bey says Washington basketball is recruiting him the hardest
Wed, Jul 19, 2017 (2 a.m.)
ESPN ranks Bey the No. 44 small forward in the country and the No. 28 overall player in the West Region ....
Liberty's Allan Mwata (22) cuts back on Basic defenders after an interception during the Sunrise regional high school football championship game on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.
Faith Lutheran wide out, Liberty defensive back latest to pick San Diego State
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Defending Mountain West champion San Diego State will be adding more Las Vegans to its roster ...
Bonanza High football coach Dion Lee toils at a fireworks booth at Buffalo Drive and Lake Mead Boulevard Monday, July 3, 2017. Sales from the fundraiser will boost Lee's efforts to raise $100,000 for the football program.
Bonanza football putting in sweat equity to build winner
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Bonanza High's Dion Lee didn’t care what you thought about him or his program. His mentality has always been giving his players a good high school experience. If that means a few long days in the heat selling sparklers and ground spinners, so be it ...
Bishop Gorman head coach Kenny Sanchez applauds his players as they score again over Liberty during their high school football state championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.
With suspension lifted, Kenny Sanchez returns to Bishop Gorman football
Thursday, June 1, 2017
The coach’s suspension was lifted today to signal his return to the nation’s best high school football program, and he’s confident players will be progressing as ....
Prospective player Blake Johnson holds up a jersey joined by his family and Spring Valley High football head coach Marcus Teal as the program hosts a signing day event for incoming freshmen with hopes of drumming up interest to play on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.
Sign of the times: Newcomer orientation for Spring Valley football mirrors national signing day
high school football:
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Spring Valley High football coach Marcus Teal was searching for a concept to get incoming eighth graders excited about joining his program. It appears he’s found something that ...
Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer welcomes athletes onstage during the second-annual Las Vegas Sun Standout Awards, an awards show recognizing local high school athletes, at the South Point Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Winners crowned as Sun Standout Awards cap banner year in high school sports
Retired Clark County Athletic Director Ray Mathis earns Hank Greenspun Lifetime Achievement honor
Thursday, May 25, 2017
High school sports keep getting better in Southern Nevada, an improvement that was made readily apparent at the 2017 Sun Standout Awards Wednesday night at the South Point Showroom. Two teams claimed hallowed Sun Standout awards, a non-annual honor reserved for accomplishments that go above and beyond ...
Ramiro Alvarado of Chaparral High School is a Citizen of the Year finalist at the Sun Standout Awards.
These high school athletes' dedication to service shows Las Vegas in good hands
ray brewer:
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Ramiro Alvarado would sit in the car waiting to exit the freeway off-ramp and be taken back by a familiar scene: A panhandler — exhausted from the heat and lack of food and water — approaches the vehicle looking for assistance. Alvarado would move along but see ...
Vince Papale, who gained fame when his journey from high school teacher to being a 30-year-old rookie with the Philadelphia Eagles was made into the movie  Invincible, will be the main attraction during the A Level Playing Field Foundation golf fundraiser at Bear’s Best. In this file image, Papale waves to the crowd after changing a base during a baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Milwaukee Brewers, Friday, June 3, 2016, in Philadelphia.
Vince Papale, who was portrayed in film 'Invincible,' helping raise money for Las Vegas athletes
hs football:
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Papale, who gained fame when his improbable journey from high school teacher to being a 30-year-old rookie with the Philadelphia Eagles was made into the movie Invincible, will be the ...
Jerrell Springer of Desert Pines High School during the Las Vegas Sun's High School Basketball Media Day at The South Point, Nov. 11, 2016.
Why Desert Pines' Springer picked Southern Utah basketball over BYU
high school basketball:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
If Je’rell Springer learned anything from the past year of basketball, it’s that playing for the school he wants ...
Sierra Vista long snapper Brendan Bentley.
Sierra Vista long snapper considered one of the nation's best
high school football:
Saturday, May 13, 2017
If you are considered the ninth best prospect nationally at your high school football position, there’s a good chance you have a scholarship offer ...
Cheyenne High School coaches of the year girl's basketball coach Daniel Guy, girl's flag football coach "Tank" Johnson and longtime boy's basketball coach Teral Fair on Thursday, May 4, 2017.
3 coaches celebrated for helping Cheyenne High have winning athletic year
Monday, May 8, 2017
This year was somewhat of a renaissance for Cheyenne High School athletics. Opening in 1991, the Desert Shields have seen great school years in sports. But this year Cheyenne’s coaches may have accomplished the most, and did it with the least ...
Coronado High School punter Gavin Wale is rated as the nation's second-best punter for his graduating class.
Coronado punter shows why he's rated as one of the best
hs football:
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Gavin Wale, a rising junior punter at Coronado, is rated as the nation’s second-best punter for his graduation class. It was easy to see why ...
Bishop Gorman head coach Kenny Sanchez applauds his players as they score again over Liberty during their high school football state championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.
Ex-girlfriend of Gorman coach recants claim of domestic abuse
Friday, May 5, 2017
Sanchez has been suspended by Gorman pending the outcome of the domestic battery trial on May 30 trial. Goodman is urging the District Attorney’s Office to ...
Clark High School head basketball coach Chad Beeten coaches during practice at the school Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.
Chad Beeten back as Clark's basketball coach
high school basketball:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Chad Beeten is back at the helm of the Chargers’ program, returning to the Las Vegas power he built after one season coaching in Southern California ...
San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey Jr. gets past University of Houston safety Garrett Davis during the Las Vegas Bowl Saturday, Dec. 16, 2016, at Sam Boyd Stadium. San Diego State won the game 34-10. Pumphrey set the NCAAs all-time rushing record for Division 1-A schools during the game.
Canyon Springs' Donnel Pumphrey, 'I'm an Eagle, Baby!'
Saturday, April 29, 2017
The record-setting running back from San Diego State, who broke the NCAA record for rushing yards in his final collegiate game, was selected by the ...

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