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August 17, 2018

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High School Football in Las Vegas

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Friday Night Roundup: This is the earliest high school football has started in Las Vegas
Friday, August 17, 2018
kickoff 2018:
The Green Valley High football team will find themselves in the record books tonight. The same is true for Moapa Valley, its opening night opponent, and the 18 Southern Nevada teams with opening-night contests. You see, it’s the earliest the season has begun, significantly ahead of some previous seasons in the 1990s or early 2000s when some schools wouldn’t play until ...
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Don't be surprised if a team from Northwest League plays for football's state title
Friday, August 17, 2018
kickoff 2018:
Realignment also provides a clear path for a Northwest League team to reach the state championship game. Bishop Gorman ...
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All-City: With basketball behind him, big-bodied Crusader finds success on gridiron
Thursday, August 16, 2018
kickoff 2018: Defensive end DJ Heckard is one of 5 from Faith Lutheran on the Sun's all-city team
When DJ Heckard joined the Faith Lutheran football team for his junior season, he hadn’t played football since grade school. At 6-foot-5, 235 pounds, he instantly found success ...
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Virgin Valley and Moapa Valley reign supreme in the 3A Sunrise Region
Thursday, August 16, 2018
KICKOFF 2018: Two powerhouse programs stay put while rest of the division changes around them
Only two teams have ever won the Class 3A Sunrise since the league was implemented six years ago — Virgin Valley and Moapa Valley. ...
No clear-cut favorite to win the realigned 3A Sunset League
No clear-cut favorite to win the realigned 3A Sunset League
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
For the first time in a couple of years, a football state championship is truly up for grabs. Offseason realignment has left the 3A classification as competitive as ever ...
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Chasing Liberty: Story stays the same for another year in Southeast Division
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
KICKOFF 2018: Have Green Valley, Foothill and Basic closed the gap on Liberty?
Word of the score traveled quickly, interrupting fans’ attention at other second-round playoff games across the valley on a Thursday night last November. It was an upset alert that no one involved in local high school football could ignore. Liberty trailed Foothill for ...
High School Football Picks: Week 1
High School Football Picks: Week 1
Monday, August 13, 2018
Las Vegas Sun sports editors Ray Brewer and Case Keefer pick every local high school football game. ....
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6 Las Vegas football players you’ll be hearing more from
Saturday, August 11, 2018
high school football :
Mike Overland arrives at 5 most mornings to the Cimarron-Memorial High School weight room for the Spartans’ speed, strength and agility offseason program. When the workouts started in January, coaches told the offensive lineman he could blossom into ...
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Preseason Top 10: Gorman playing for a 10th straight championship; others closing in
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
high school sports:
The Gaels haven’t lost to a Nevada opponent since 2008, going from a team that’s always in contention for the Nevada state championship to a perennial nationally ranked team. If this season plays out like the others ...
Live coverage: The Sun's high school football media day
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
We are at Red Rock Resort for the Sun's annual high school football media day. Here's what Southern Nevada's coaches and players are saying about the upcoming season ...
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Local sports community unites to honor prep athletes at Sun Standout Awards
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Professional sports have taken over Las Vegas, but they willingly yielded the spotlight to the area’s best high school athletes, coaches and support staff members on Wednesday night at the South Point showroom. ...
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Unsung Hero nominee found true calling as Las Vegas High coach
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Sun standout awards:
Art Plunkett is retiring next week and is moving to the Pacific Northwest. He is one of five finalists for the Unsung Hero award during tonight’s Sun Standout Awards at the South Point. The award is designated for someone who who works behind the scenes to …
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Desert Pines' Darnell Washington 'shocked' by Alabama scholarship offer
Sunday, May 20, 2018
One by one college football recruiters have stopped by this spring to visit Washington and his teammates. The response is similar — coaches are amazed with ...
GV's Crosby picked in draft's fifth round by Lions
GV's Crosby picked in draft's fifth round by Lions
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Green Valley High graduate Tyrell Crosby had to wait longer than expected to be picked in the NFL Draft. Some projections ...
Giants select Las Vegas' Will Hernandez in NFL Draft
Giants select Las Vegas' Will Hernandez in NFL Draft
Friday, April 27, 2018
At the NFL Combine, he impressed by putting up 37 bench press reps at 225 pounds. He’s noted excelling as a run blocker, so much that he became just the ...