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New baseball coach optimistic about Del Sol's future
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009
The Del Sol baseball field was relatively quiet this past summer.
With the departure of former coach Zenon Brooks after the 2008 season, the Dragons waited to see what direction the program would take while other teams prepared for the future by evaluating young talent on their American Legion or Southern Nevada Baseball Coaches League affiliate teams.
Coronado freshmen set hoops record
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009
The future of Coronado boys basketball flexed their muscles this year to put the rest of the Southeast Division on notice that the Cougars could become the league's team to beat.
Coronado's freshman team went 21-3 with an undefeated 14-0 record in league play while taking second place in the 30-team Chaparral Cowboy Classic tournament.
Green Valley girls move on to state
Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009
With a 72-62 victory over Silverado in Saturday’s Sunrise Regional Finals, the Green Valley High girls basketball team earned a trip to the state championship tournament on Feb. 26 and a measure of vindication.
Eldorado captures Sunrise title on miracle shot
Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009
Eldorado senior guard Charles White was at a loss for words.
He couldn't describe what he saw on the court with 6.7 second left in the Sunrise Regional Boys Basketball Finals on Friday that led to his game-winning shot to beat Liberty 57-56.
Green Valley girls headed to Sunrise Regional finals
Gators set to meet Silverado for championship
Friday, Feb. 20, 2009
Early in the first quarter of the Sunrise Regional Semifinals on Friday, Jazmine Jarvis, the Green Valley High girls basketball team's leading scorer, hyper-extended her knee taking her out of the game and seemingly opening a window for the lower-seeded Liberty.
And While the Patriots capitalized for a 29-23 halftime lead, the Gators rallied in the second half, dominated the boards and pulled out the win to earn their second straight trip to the Sunrise Regional Finals on Saturday.
Led by juniors Danielle Christenson and Sarah Pickus, the Gators out-scored the Patriots 30-9 in the second half for a 53-38 victory.
Palo Verde cruises past Durango
Stennis leads Panthers to Sunset Regional finals with 27 points
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009
After struggling with Western in the first half of the Sunset Regional Quarterfinals on Tuesday, the Palo Verde boys basketball team sent a message that they are back on track with an 88-62 win over Durango in the semifinals on Thursday.
Coronado graduate cracks UNLV's starting lineup
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009
Bethany Glassford was not sure what role she would play on UNLV's golf team as a freshman.
While the Coronado graduate hoped to get a spot in the starting lineup, Glassford knew she would have stiff competition from a team on the rise.
CSN baseball player brings football skills to the outfield
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009
After leading the Las Vegas High football team to the state semifinals in 2007 as the Wildcats' quarterback, Marvin Campbell hung up his shoulder pads and grabbed a mitt.
A three-sport athlete for the Wildcats, Campbell left football and basketball behind to concentrate on his true love — baseball — and accepted an offer to play for the College of Southern Nevada.
Former major leaguer ventures into jewelry business
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009
When former Major League Baseball player and Bishop Gorman graduate Marty Cordova was contemplating the paths his life could take after baseball, working in the world of jewelry never entered his mind.
But five years after playing in his final professional game, Cordova is part owner of Skeletal Metal, a burgeoning jewelry business located in Henderson.
Skeletal Metal manufactures rings, bracelets, pendants and earrings made from reconstructive plates used in orthopedic surgery.
Heatwave swimmers plan to make splash at Green Valley High
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009
The Southeast Division girls swimming season is in for a major shake-up this season.
After recent dominance by Coronado, the balance of power seems to have shifted to Green Valley High with the transfer of Silverado's Addie and Carlee Oswald to the Gators.
Tech student puts soccer at top of goals
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009
Though the Southeast Career Technical Academy's girls soccer team was eliminated from playoff contention on Feb. 11, there has been a definite bright spot for the future of the Roadrunners in the form of freshman forward Rachael Montoya.
Montoya led the Roadrunners to a 2-5-4 record in the Southeast Division, scoring a team-high 14 goals.
Desert Pines slips by Silverado
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009
Despite a swirl of controversy, a two-seed drop in the playoff standings, a change of venue and even a 10-point third-quarter deficit, the Desert Pines boys basketball team prevailed 78-70 over Silverado.
Bracket shuffle leaves Silverado gearing up for unexpected foe
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009
Despite a last-minute delay and change of opponent from Canyon Springs to Desert Pines, the Silverado boys basketball team is ready for the challenge of navigating through the eight-team Sunrise Regional playoffs.
Despite low enrollment, Liberty teams show marked improvement
Friday, Feb. 13, 2009
Warren Hagman was not sure to expect when he came to Liberty as the school's athletic administrator two years ago.
He knew Liberty had the lowest enrollment of any 4A school in Southern Nevada, and he knew the girls soccer team had made one brief appearance in the postseason.
A lot has changed in two short years, however, as Liberty's athletic program has seen a dynamic shift in many sports, even collecting its first Southeast Division championship for boys basketball last season.
Coronado grad hopes hard work pays off at UNLV
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009
Stephen Singer could have easily thrown in the towel on his baseball career three years ago. But the 2006 Coronado graduate knew he had the potential to be a top performer.
Singer, a pitcher, missed his senior year with Coronado after suffering an arm injury in the first game of the season, and in two years with UNLV, he has only thrown 40.1 innings.
Short career does not hinder Green Valley senior's success
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009
Green Valley High's Vajae Robinson wasn't always sure she wanted to play basketball. Her teammates on the Gators' basketball team are glad she does.
The 6-foot, 2-inch senior center is third in Southern Nevada with 12 rebounds per game and is a key reason Green Valley is one of the best teams in the Sunrise Region.
Las Vegas High qualifies 12 for state meet
Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009
Southeast Division wrestling teams qualified 23 wrestlers for the Nevada State Championships in Winnemucca on Feb. 13, but it still was not enough to dethrone reigning champions, Las Vegas High School, at the Sunrise Regional Championships on Saturday.
Silverado freshman making name for herself on varsity squad
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009
Silverado freshman Alena Evans said she would be hard-pressed to think of a better spot to be in for her freshman season with the girls basketball team.
Henderson International dominates with unity
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009
From an outsider's perspective, the Henderson International School's boys basketball appears to be a one-man show.
Junior Danny Moerman has repeatedly led the Wolverines in scoring to help them to a 6-1 record in the 1A Southern League conference.
Former Coronado star feels at home after transfer to UNLV
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009
UNLV transfer Jordyn Lauten is no stranger to the Buchanan Natatorium's diving boards.
While the sophomore may have gotten her start in collegiate competition at the University of Redlands, a Division III school, Lauten's diving career began at Coronado with high school and club team meets at UNLV.
Coronado captain helps teammates get in the mix
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009
Veronica Subu, the senior captain and leading goal-scorer for the Coronado girls soccer team, doesn't mind being double-covered by defenders.
With nine goals this season, Subu has drawn extra coverage from opponents, creating more opportunities for her teammates to score.
Sign-ups now open for annual spring softball tournament
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009
Henderson is taking sign-ups for its 14th annual Sportco Spring Premiere Softball Tournament, scheduled for Feb. 14 and 15.
Green Valley youth grapplers dominate mats
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009
The Green Valley Youth Wrestling Club was a force to be reckoned with at the Crusader Invitational at Faith Lutheran on Jan. 31. The Gators stormed into the tournament and left with 17 first place finishes, two seconds and three thirds.
Liberty linebacker accepts walk-on spot at Hawaii
Green Valley receiver de-commits to Colorado School of Mines in favor or UNR
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009
Liberty linebacker Sage Nua has already left his stamp on Patriots history as the six-year-old school's leading tackler (275).
On Wednesday he added another honor as the team's first player to reach a Division-I program.
A native Hawaiian, Nua will return to the University of Hawaii this fall as a preferred walk-on for the Warriors.
Del Sol linebacker accepts walk-on role at UNLV
Monday, Feb. 2, 2009
Del Sol senior linebacker Jon Kirschbaum will continue his football career at UNLV next fall.
The senior, who also had offers from Southern Utah and other smaller schools, will be a preferred walk-on with UNLV.
Former CSN baseball players invited to MLB spring training
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009
Just one month after former College of Southern Nevada baseball player Mike Dunn was added to the New York Yankees' 40-man roster, two more former Coyotes will receive their first shot at making a big league roster.
Pitchers Jordan Smith and Derek Rodriguez will report to their first major league spring training camps in early February with the Cincinnati Reds and Tampa Bay Rays, respectively.
CSN set to host first softball tournament
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009
The College of Southern Nevada softball team will host its first tournament in the program's six-year history from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 at the College of Southern Nevada Kickoff Classic.
Green Valley stops Silverado on 'Think Pink' night
Proceeds from game used to support cancer research
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009
As someone living with cancer, Silverado girls basketball coach Kelli Matthews knows the importance of events like Think Pink night, a fundraiser for breast cancer research and awareness held in conjunction with Tuesday night's game against visiting Green Valley High.
Liberty junior leading Patriots' charge
Friday, Jan. 23, 2009
Liberty's girls soccer team only scored seven goals in 15 games last year in finishing the season with one win.
This year, the Patriots are off to a 3-2-1 start and have netted 14 goals to eclipse last year's totals.
Silverado edges division rival Liberty
Friday, Jan. 23, 2009
Silverado senior Wade Collie has seen plenty in his three years as a starter for the basketball team.
But Friday's 57-52 win over Liberty provided him with a new experience -- one he doesn't hope to repeat.
School district OKs adding girls' flag football to club lineup
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009
The Clark County School District on Thursday approved adding girls' flag football as a high school club sport, and teams could start playing as early as March.
Club sports do not fall under the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, the governing body for high school sports, but if enough girls join, flag football could be sanctioned in the future.
CSN softball team hoping to build on veteran core
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009
After a strong start to the 2008 season, the College of Southern Nevada softball team hit a 15-game losing streak and failed to reach their expectations.
This year, coach Ysidro Jiminez said the Coyotes have retained a number of key returners while bolstering their weak spots with top freshmen and should be able to make a run at a conference title.
Team effort leads Sox to perfect season
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009
After posting a 11-2-2 record in the spring league of the Henderson Girls Softball Association, the 12-and-under Red Sox went undefeated in the fall to capture the league championship.
Silverado guard matures on and off court
Senior star learned hard lesson after junior year suspension
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009
Silverado basketball player James Lata is out to make amends for his mistake. The senior guard was unable to participate in last year's playoffs after being suspended for throwing a weight at a classmate during a physical education class, he said.
Now, with a more mature attitude, as well as an 18 points per game average, Lata has helped the 'Hawks to a 16-3 overall and 4-0 Southeast division record to put them in position to return to the playoffs. A victory tonight against rival Foothill (11-6, 4-0) would certainly boost Silverado's quest for a league title.
Former Basic High wrestling coach headed to NIAA Hall of Fame
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009
Eight figures from the world of Nevada high school athletics will be inducted into the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the Orleans Arena on Feb. 26.
Liberty linebacker to visit Hawaii
Monday, Jan. 19, 2009
Liberty linebacker Sage Nua, the school's all-time leading tackler with just over 275 tackles, has flown under the radar but will be taking a trip to Hawaii on Jan. 23.
Eldorado ekes out victory over Silverado
Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009
Despite holding a 12-point lead early in the game, the Silverado boys' basketball team was unable to hold back Eldorado, which chipped away at the Skyhawks' lead to eventually win 58-56 on Friday.
Silverado, Liberty players put friendship on hold for two games
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009
Silverado senior Ali Sabra and Liberty seniors Kenneth and Cameron Peters are friends 363 days of the year.
The other two days ­— this year on Jan. 22 and Feb. 10 — they are key figures in a rivalry that has developed between their respective basketball teams.
Silvestri's lengthy Legg grows his game
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009
Don't be fooled by Jonah Legg's 6-foot, 3-inch frame.
While the man-sized eighth grader looks like a slow center among his smaller competition, his coach and teammates at Charles Silvestri Middle School say he is anything but.
Flag football tournament touches down in Henderson
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009
Flags will be flying at Anthem Hills Park on Saturday and Sunday., a Web site for flag and touch football players around the world, will host its Flag Football National Tournament in Henderson for the fourth year.
CSN signs eight baseball players
Liberty, Cimarron and SECTA stars among class
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009
At the signing deadline for junior colleges on Thursday, the College of Southern Nevada had letters of intent from eight players -- down from their usual 12 to 15 -- with three locals as part of the class. Southeast Career and Technical Academy slugger Chris Sambol, Liberty pitcher Kyle Rynearson and Cimarron-Memorial catcher Kas Smith will join the Coyotes next fall.
Young Coronado coach building program from ground up
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009
Roaming around the mats of the Coronado wrestling room in athletic gear, Matt Nishimoto's slight build allows him to blend in easily with the Cougars' varsity squad.
But he isn't the team's newest 145-pounder. Rather, the 25-year-old music teacher is Coronado's new coach.
Green Valley High place kicker aims for national prestige
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009
Green Valley High junior place kicker Nolan Kohorst is ready to make a splash on the national stage.
Kohorst, who has proven to be the most reliable kicker in Southern Nevada the past two years, will compete in the Chris Sailer National Kicking and Snapping Event Saturday and Sunday at UNLV.
Liberty guard assists team to best-ever start
Friday, Jan. 9, 2009
There hasn't been a sophomore slump for Liberty point guard Jade Washington.
Eighth grader breaks school record in the mile-run twice
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009
Ryan Gehring knows the value of perseverance.
For three years, the Barbara and Hank Greenspun Junior High School eighth grader has chased his dream of breaking the school's two-year-old record for the mile-run.
Siblings working together to help Coronado climb the ranks
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009
Separated by two years, Coronado's Schmitt brothers have always been competitive.
Whether it's video games, academics or anything else, senior Nick Schmitt and sophomore Adam Schmitt can turn it into a contest.
But Coronado basketball is where they draw the line.
Big brother is watching at Liberty High
Friday, Jan. 2, 2009
After helping Liberty's wrestling team get off the ground in its opening years, Anthony Reveles is back on the Patriots' mats.
Two decades of experience helping Coronado coach lead girls squad
Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009
Coronado's first-year girls basketball coach in no stranger to leading high school teams in Southern Nevada.
CSN pitcher spending summer in North Carolina
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2008
College of Southern Nevada pitcher Chase Bradford has a lot on his plate for 2009.
Henderson International's Rock Holiday Classic an instant hit
Monday, Dec. 29, 2008
Of the many holiday prep basketball tournaments hosted in Southern Nevada this winter, likely none feature such a varied cast of teams in its bracket as the Henderson International School's Rock Holiday Classic.

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