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Christopher DeVargas

Members of the Del Sol High School football team, from left, Victor Cota, Barry Williams and Jason Hoyer pose for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.

Every team makes the playoffs in football's 3A Sunrise League
kickoff 2017:
Sun, Aug 20, 2017 (2 a.m.)
With the departure of Boulder City High, who moved out of the league to play an independent schedule, each of the Sunrise’s four teams teams will make ...
Bishop Gorman  players celebrate their win over St. John Bosco 34-31 on Friday, September 26, 2014.
On the road again: Local football teams playing more national opponents
Saturday, August 19, 2017
The Bishop Gorman High football program was having a hard time finding local teams to play in nonleague games. So, they ...
Members of the Arbor View High School football team, from left, Elijah Wade, Deago Stubbs, Jaquari Hannie, Greg Welchman and Isaiah Herron pose for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.
Arbor View still team to beat in Northwest; Faith Lutheran and Legacy close behind
kickoff 2017:
Friday, August 18, 2017
The last time the Arbor View High football team didn’t win the Northwest League championship, every player that will take the field this fall for the Aggies was ...
Members of the Sierra Vista High School football team, from left, Kevin McCray, Jaxson Zibert and  Brendan Bentley pose for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.
After Gorman, football's Sunset Southwest up for grabs
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Every team will be in contention for a playoff spot — and second place finish — in the Sunset Southwest League. Take Bishop Gorman, the three-time defending national champions, out of the ...
Members of the Green Valley High School football team, from left, Chas Kopp, Braxton Harms, Eric Brown, Christian Mayberry, and AJ Barilla pose for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.
Sunrise Southeast division goes vertical with high-powered passing games
KICKOFF 2017: Liberty’s Kenyon Oblad leads league’s stable of quarterbacks
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
In many ways, Silverado coach Andy Ostolaza arrives back to the Sunrise Southeast with the division identical to how it looked in his first eight-year run with the Skyhawks. All six schools currently in the league were part of the classic group that annually battled for Henderson bragging rights, and all but one opposing team has the same coach as when Ostolaza left three years ago. ...
Members of the Bishop Gorman High School football team, from left, Brevin Jordan, Derek Ng, Dorian Thompson-Robinson and Palaie Gaoteote pose for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.
Preseason top-10: Las Vegas teams again chasing Bishop Gorman football
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Gorman, the three-time defending mythical national champions, enters the season on 54-game winning streak, and as the top team in the Sun’s preseason rankings. In its rise from local power to national brand, Gorman has not lost to a Nevada opponent since 2008. This season, despite graduating many key ...
Germaine Carmena, of the Canyon Springs HS football team, poses for a portrait at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day August 2, 2017, at the South Point.
6 prep football players you'll be hearing more about this season
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Germaine Carmena admits his freshman year at Canyon Springs was a waste. He was the biggest football player on the field at 6-foot-1, 250-pounds for the Pioneers’ ninth-grade team and didn’t bother lifting weights. He was already dominant, he reasoned, so why ...
Vegas Elite's Zaon Collins (10) looks to drive versus the Arkansas Wings during their Fab 48 Tournament U15 basketball game at Bishop Gorman High School on Wednesday, July 26 2017.  L.E. Baskow
Las Vegas guard will start high school next month already with scholarship offers
high school basketball:
Friday, July 28, 2017
Despite being a few weeks away from starting high school at Bishop Gorman, Collins already has scholarship offers from Southern Miss and TCU. He joins other notables ...
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
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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 ...

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