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'Longest season' in Gorman football history produces one meaningful night

Gorman’s seniors got one last moment. And Gorman’s underclassmen, especially its talented freshman and sophomore classes, helped make it memorable.

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Moapa Valley Pirates pose for a photo following their 36-0 victory over the Pahrump Valley Trojans in Pahrump Friday, March 19, 2021.

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Moapa Valley Pirates pose for a photo following their 36-0 victory over the Pahrump Valley Trojans in Pahrump Friday, March 19, 2021.

How Nevada prep football teams are making the most of out COVID season

Many on the Moapa Valley roster have been teammates since they were children, coming up through the ranks in the town’s junior program. Every play of every game is something they are cherishing.

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Moapa Valley Pirates pose for a photo following their 36-0 victory over the Pahrump Valley Trojans in Pahrump Friday, March 19, 2021.

How Nevada prep football teams are making the most of out COVID season

Many on the Moapa Valley roster have been teammates since they were children, coming up through the ranks in the town’s junior program. Every play of every game is something they are cherishing.

Bishop Gorman's Zachariah Branch (1) celebrates Jonathan Brady (6) after scoring a touchdown against Faith Lutheran at Bishop Gorman's Fertitta Field Friday, March 26, 2021.

'Longest season' in Gorman football history produces one meaningful night

Gorman’s seniors got one last moment. And Gorman’s underclassmen, especially its talented freshman and sophomore classes, helped make it memorable.

Shadow Ridge High senior Dion Washington poses before a practice at Aviary Park in North Las Vegas Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. Washington will sign a national letter of intent to play college football at University of Nevada, Reno on Dec. 16.

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How this under-the-radar Las Vegas recruit found a college home during the pandemic

Dion Washington woke up one morning in late April with a message from UNR defensive line coach Jackie Shipp, who had stumbled across his highlight video on social media and was interested in a talk.

Liberty quarterback Daniel Britt (18) carries the ball during the 4A high school football championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Liberty beat Centennial 50-7.

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'Always a Patriot': Liberty sends 5 players onto Division I football

The signing day celebration is usually held on campus with a packed cafeteria or gym of teammates, family and friends. But the pandemic brought a smaller ...