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August 17, 2018

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Las Vegas High School Football

No clear-cut favorite to win the realigned 3A Sunset League

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 ...

Desert Pines set to succeed in 4A Northeast League despite jump in competition

After destroying their competition in the 3A classification over the past two years, the Desert Pines Jaguars have set their sights on a bigger prize ...

Virgin Valley and Moapa Valley reign supreme in the 3A Sunrise Region

6 Las Vegas football players you’ll be hearing more from

Desert Pines' Darnell Washington 'shocked' by Alabama scholarship offer

GV's Crosby picked in draft's fifth round by Lions

Kenyon Oblad could start trend of locals playing for UNLV football

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.

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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

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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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 ...

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.

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Preseason Top 10: Gorman playing for a 10th straight title, but others closing in

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 ...

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.

KICKOFF 2018:

Chasing Liberty: Story stays the same for another year in Southeast Division

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 ...

Cimarron-Memorial's Mike Overland is shown at the Las Vegas Sun's high school football media day Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Red Rock Resort.

high school football :

6 Las Vegas football players you’ll be hearing more from

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 ...