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September 23, 2018

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Las Vegas High School Football

Centennial earns shutout win over Coronado

One week after an encouraging defensive performance against perennial power Arbor View, Centennial picked up where it left off and stifled Coronado on Friday night. ...

Foothill overcomes 'ugly game' to blank Eldorado

Koy Riggin connected with Jordan Blakely for a pair of touchdown receptions tonight for the Foothill High football team in ...

Basic staves off spirited upset bid from Las Vegas High

Cheyenne downs Valley to get back on track

Moapa Valley scores at will in win over Rancho

Spring Valley beats Clark to win Southwest League opener

'The feeling is priceless': Chaparral jubilant in keeping the cleat

Gorman football's rally comes up short against De La Salle

Members of the Liberty High football team pose for a photo at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day Tuesday July 31, 2018, at the Red Rock Resort. They include, from left, Troy Fautanu, Cervontes White and Kyle Beaudry.

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Members of the Liberty High football team pose for a photo at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day Tuesday July 31, 2018, at the Red Rock Resort. They include, from left, Troy Fautanu, Cervontes White and Kyle Beaudry.

Midgame brawl mars Liberty’s big win over Desert Pines

Zyrus Fiaseu runs wild for Patriots despite injury

Liberty’s coaching staff has tried to limit the snaps of star sophomore Zyrus Fiaseu as he deals with an injury to his left hand early in the season. ...

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Democracy Prep Academy coach Keith Jones and his players practice huddle after practice at Kianga Isoke Palacio Park, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Practice is conducted at the nearby park because the school doesn't have its own field.

What this Las Vegas inner-city charter school had to endure to pull off memorable upset

This year, Democracy Prep football team was elevated to Class 3A, the state’s second-highest classification, pitting it against the likes of Moapa Valley, an established power, and Cheyenne, a school with eight times the enrollment. Democracy Prep only has 272 students ...

Liberty players perform their usual haka dance following a victory over Green Valley in their high school state quarterfinal game at Liberty, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015.

'You can feel the intensity': Haka a powerful weapon in Liberty's arsenal

With violent chest pounding and foot stomping, players hissing and spitting water into the air, and unleashing hair-raising Polynesian war cries, the Liberty High football team’s pregame Haka ritual is so intimidating, the Clark County School District forces them to face away from ...

Members of the Bishop Gorman football team pose at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Red Rock Resort. They include, from left, Falcon Kaumatule, Cade Briggs, Amod Cianelli, Beau Taylor and Kyu Kelly.

Gorman football drops another, now 0-2 on season

If it weren’t for an 8-yard touchdown pass from Micah Bowens to Rome Odunze with a few seconds remaining, the nine-time defending state champion Gaels would ...

David "DJ" Heckard of the Faith Lutheran High football team poses for a photo at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day, Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Red Rock Resort.

kickoff 2018:

All-City: With basketball behind him, Crusader finds success on gridiron

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 ...