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February 18, 2019

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Las Vegas High School Football

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Gorman championship formula: Two TDs in one minute to beat Liberty

Gorman was able to pull away thanks to two long touchdowns within a minute of each other midway through the second quarter ...

Rematch set: Liberty, Gorman win spot in regional championship game

The Liberty High football team scored 29 unanswered points today to open its Desert Region semifinal ...

Gorman football makes playoff statement

Faith Lutheran uses rushing attack to rally past Canyon Springs

Sierra Vista stomps Green Valley in first-round playoff win

Desert Pines beats Centennial in playoffs, gets rematch with Arbor View

Desert Oasis goes from no wins to playoff berth

DeLong passes for 300 yards, 3 touchdowns in Canyon Springs playoff win

Canyon Springs High football coach Hunkie Cooper motivates his players during a run at the beginning of practice, June 25, 2012.

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Canyon Springs High football coach Hunkie Cooper motivates his players during a run at the beginning of practice, June 25, 2012.

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Cooper never sought spot in sports hall, only wanted to make Las Vegas better place

Hunkie Cooper started coaching Las Vegas-area kids after retiring in 2005, eventually becoming the head coach at Canyon Springs in 2009 and turning them into a perennial winner. He doesn’t know how many games he has won or lost and he doesn’t care ...

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Canyon Springs High football coach Hunkie Cooper motivates his players during a run at the beginning of practice, June 25, 2012.

ray brewer:

Cooper never sought spot in sports hall, only wanted to make Las Vegas better place

Hunkie Cooper started coaching Las Vegas-area kids after retiring in 2005, eventually becoming the head coach at Canyon Springs in 2009 and turning them into a perennial winner. He doesn’t know how many games he has won or lost and he doesn’t care ...

Desert Pines' Jamel Brown evades Arbor View's Josh Perez during a game at Arbor View Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.

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Desert Pines' Jamel Brown turns second chance into treasured college scholarship

Jamel Brown could have easily quit in his pursuit of a college football scholarship. Yet, he stayed the course, even with the setbacks. Being suspended from the Desert Pines High team for most of 2017, opening his ...

Bishop Gorman players celebrate after their 69-26 win over Bishop Manogue of Reno in the high school football state championship at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.

That championship feeling, again: Gorman football's 10-peat 'unbelievable'

The program’s goal was simple, but not always previously obtainable: Take the roster of talented of players and mold them into champions ...

Liberty High's Jared Tufele (27) performs a haka dance with his teammates before their home game against IMG Academy, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018.

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Prep football season produced compelling stories in Las Vegas. Here are a few

Our photographers were along for the ride this season to document some of the moments that make Friday nights so meaningful. Forget the wins and losses; it’s all about playing in front of family and friends.