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Paint-your-own-pottery studio opens, art gallery relocates in Las Vegas
Monday, Jan. 12, 2015
Art enthusiasts in the Las Vegas Valley received a couple extra gifts this holiday season in the form of business openings. Also around the valley, plans are in the works for Rainforest Café to eventually move ...
Forum Food Court opens at Caesars; Yardbird debuts at the Venetian
Monday, Jan. 5, 2015
Forum Food Court opened Dec. 23 at Caesars Palace, featuring Di Fara Pizza, Smashburger, Phillips Seafood, Earl of Sandwich and Tiger Wok & Ramen, with more to come. Also, Shake Shack opened at ...
New Year brings new look to the Buffet at Excalibur
Monday, Dec. 29, 2014
The Buffet at Excalibur reopened Dec. 23 after a remodeling effort that began in the fall. Also in the valley, a luxury boutique expands at the Bellagio, a cosmetics retailer enters the fold of the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood and ...
Pieology Pizzeria among Downtown Summerlin openings; 24-hour café debuts at Westgate
Monday, Dec. 22, 2014
A pizzeria built on customizable options is among several recent openings at Downtown Summerlin. Also, a salon, café and chocolate maker open new locations and ...
$15 million renovation at Golden Nugget completed; popular comic book store plans comeback
Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
A $15 million renovation has given the Golden Nugget’s Gold Tower a sparkling look. Also, restaurant openings spread across the Las Vegas Valley, Cox Communications celebrates added services, and a popular comic-book retailer ...
Spa opens to the public; eateries debut in Arts District, Downtown Summerlin
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014
A renovated spa at Tahiti Village is open to the public after having previously been a guests-only retreat, and it’s celebrating the holidays with a discount for locals. Also, a coffee bar and restaurant opens in ...
Downtown café has patriotic meaning; restaurants on way to Station properties
Monday, Dec. 1, 2014
Dougie J’s Café will host a ribbon cutting Dec. 7, National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The café, created by Suni Chabrow, is named in honor of her son, Army Spc. Douglas J. Green, who died serving in Afghanistan in 2011. The cafe will join a host of other restaurants opening in the valley ...
Restaurant undergoes transformation at Suncoast; retailers flock to Miracle Mile
Monday, Nov. 24, 2014
A restaurant new to the Suncoast is boasting more than 100 linear feet of TVs for sports viewing. The former TGI Fridays at the resort has transformed into the Game, which is designed to combine the sports-frenzied atmosphere of a sports book with the intimacy and comfort of an upscale sports bar and grill. ...
Restaurants on the way to New York-New York; SLS buffet closes temporarily
Monday, Nov. 17, 2014
A pair of long-awaited restaurants are poised to add flavor to New York-New York. Also, a call center bringing hundreds of jobs holds a ribbon-cutting, restaurants and a bakeshop open throughout the Las Vegas Valley, and ...
Arbor View shuts down rival Palo Verde for first Sunset final bid
Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
Herman Gray rushed for 131 yards and a touchdown on 33 attempts, Charles Louch carried 18 times for 102 yards and a score and grabbed an interception on defense, and Arbor View cruised to a 24-7 victory over visiting rival Palo Verde in a Sunset Region semifinal. ...
Life Time Athletic Green Valley highlights openings across valley
Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
A massive health club new to Henderson bills itself as more than just a health club. Also, local government leaders celebrate the grand opening of a technology-protection services center and ...
Arbor View holds off Shadow Ridge, sets up Sunset showdown with Palo Verde
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Arbor View advanced to host Palo Verde in a Sunset Region semifinal next week. The game is not only for a trip to the Sunset title game, but will pit a pair of rivals from the old Northwest alignment in a battle of double-wing offenses to boot. ...
Hymas nearly perfect as Moapa Valley heads to I-A state semifinals
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
A playoff game is a good time for a quarterback to go 15-for-19 passing. ...
Basic pulls familiar playoff upset of No. 1 seed Canyon Springs
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
The Wolves were also the last team in from the Southeast League in 2011 before winning 42-21 at Canyon Springs. A week after Halloween, Friday’s playoff game — the 2014 version — had an eerily similar outcome. ...
Littlefield, Swenson help Las Vegas High oust Foothill
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Jacob Littlefield and Trevor Swenson give the Las Vegas High football team a pair of prototypical leaders. ...
Coronado defense ‘spectacular’ in playoff victory over Silverado
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Coronado (7-3) advanced to host traditional Henderson rival Liberty (8-2) in the so-called “Rose Bowl” next week with a spot in the Sunrise Region title game up for grabs. ...
Stevenson, Centennial run past Legacy in playoff opener
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Rhamondre Stevenson has turned a lot of heads while emerging as one of the state’s top running backs this season. ...
Fitness area enlivens park; retailers join Downtown Summerlin, Town Square, Tivoli Village
Monday, Nov. 3, 2014
Outdoor enthusiasts, exercise junkies and families looking for free entertainment have reason to be excited thanks to the arrival of an expansive fitness area in the southwest Las Vegas Valley. Also, retail openings spread across ...
Freshman QB helps rally Liberty past Las Vegas for key win
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
Freshman Kenyon Oblad completes 20 of 28 passes for 453 yards and three touchdowns to help Liberty rally for a 48-20 victory at Las Vegas High to cap the regular season and clinch a home playoff game.
Alexander dazzles on Senior Night as Canyon Springs claims No. 1 seed
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Bradley Alexander II threw four touchdown passes and added another TD rushing to help Canyon Springs overwhelm visiting Silverado, 56-17. The Pioneers ended the regular season 6-3 overall and 3-1 in the ultra-competitive Division I Northeast, claiming the league’s No. 1 seed.
Nofoa powers Desert Pines into Division I-A regional semifinals
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Trevor Nofoa ran for two touchdowns, and the Jaguars opened the Division I-A Southern Region playoffs with a 34-20 home win over Cheyenne. The win sent Desert Pines into the I-A region semifinals, where it will meet defending I-A state champion and I-A Sunset No. 1 seed Faith Lutheran.
Morefield, Cimarron blank Bonanza to end regular season
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Cimarron is the No. 3 seed from the Northwest and will open the Division I Sunset Region playoffs at Southwest No. 2 seed Palo Verde at 7 p.m. Nov. 7.
South Point Bowling Plaza plans striking entrance; new stores line Fashion Show
Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
As talk of arenas and a proposed stadium project trudge along in Las Vegas, the South Point is ahead of schedule on its darling — a palace-like bowling center expected to lure marquee tournaments and fans from all over the world. ...
Pahrump Valley runs table at home, but watches Sierra Vista go to playoffs
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Pahrump Valley went 4-0 at home this season, beating Bonanza, Western, Cheyenne and Sierra Vista, but the Trojans finished 4-5 overall and 3-4 in the Division I-A Sunset to narrowly miss the playoffs.
Mojave ends season with second straight win, but misses playoffs
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Ty Flanagan rushed for three touchdowns and returned an interception for a touchdown to help Mojave cruise to a 65-0 home win over Western.
Virgin Valley holds off Boulder City, but watches Eagles advance
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Junior Paongo helped Virgin Valley improve to 4-5 overall and 2-4 in the Division I-A Sunrise race, but it was Boulder City (4-5, 2-4) that clinched the league’s final bid to the I-A Southern Region playoffs via tiebreaker rules.
Clark beats Cheyenne for winning season, but Cheyenne goes to playoffs
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
There were mixed emotions for Chargers coach Don Willis after his team won 28-13 at Cheyenne, as Clark narrowly missed the Division I-A Southern Region playoffs, courtesy of being one of two teams left out in the six-team jumble within the I-A Sunset standings.
Wilson helps Shadow Ridge rout Durango for first league win
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Dominick Wilson rushed for 160 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries to power Shadow Ridge to a 40-7 win at Durango.
Arbor View ground game dominates, sets up showdown with Centennial
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Herman Gray rushed for 281 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries, Charles Louch added 160 yards and two TDs on seven carries, and Arbor View celebrated homecoming on its “red-out” Senior Night with a 46-23 win over Cimarron-Memorial.
Golfsmith swings into valley; Freakin’ Frog offers specials as hiatus nears
Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
A golf-store giant is in full swing in Las Vegas, and its arrival will be highlighted by giveaways and a contest. Elsewhere, eateries centered on burgers and seafood emerged; a bar-and-beer-store fixture near UNLV plans sales and events, and ...
Chaparral headed to postseason for first time since 2007
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
With a Division I-A playoff bid wrapped up, the Cowboys are enjoying their finest season in recent memory. Chaparral (5-3, 4-1) owns a four-game winning streak heading into its regular-season finale at home against perennial state power Moapa Valley next week.
Arbor View blanks Bonanza to stay undefeated
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Arbor View rolled up 389 rushing yards on its way to a 62-0 road win over Bonanza.
Sierra Vista knocks off rival Spring Valley for first time since 2011
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Sierra Vista quarterback Oscar Aliaga threw three touchdown passes.
Mojave runs past Clark, snaps three-game losing streak
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Senior running back Ty Flanagan rushed for 164 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries to lift the Rattlers to a crucial 28-18 Division I-A Sunset victory at Clark.
Versatile QB Rodriguez helps Centennial stay undefeated
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Centennial has quite a dual-threat quarterback in Juan Rodriguez.
Downtown Summerlin makes splashy entrance; Haze plans party-like exit
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
After years of delays and construction, a massive array of shops, restaurants and entertainment options has made a splashy entrance in Summerlin. Meanwhile, new restaurants add flavor to ...
Chaparral owns three-game winning streak after rout of Boulder City
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
The Cowboys upped their record to 4-3 overall with a 68-21 rout of host Boulder City on Friday night.
Clark drills Western, 78-12
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Ty’Rek Wells had two touchdowns rushing and another receiving, Clark coach Don Willis said, and the Chargers crushed visiting Western 78-12 in a Division I-A Sunset game Friday night.
Spring Valley rises to 4-1 in I-A Sunset with tense win
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Marcus Dawson, a junior cornerback, returned a fourth-quarter interception for a touchdown to give Spring Valley a 13-0 lead, and the Grizzlies held on for a 13-7 home win over the Trojans.
McAllister helps Basic hold off Eldorado in shootout
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Aeneas McAllister threw two touchdown passes and rushed for three more scores, Basic coach Jeff Cahill said, to lead the Wolves to a 42-34 victory at Eldorado.
Mulcock, defense help Moapa Valley roll in Hammer Game
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Cole Mulcock caught eight passes for 198 yards and two touchdowns, Moapa Valley’s defense produced five interceptions, and the Pirates rolled to a 35-7 home win over Virgin Valley in one of the state’s most historic rivalries.
Foothill edges Silverado, retains Victory Bell
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Devon Mueller threw a touchdown pass to Aedan Bartolowits, Justice Jackson and Te’Vion Reed rushed for touchdowns, and Foothill held on for a 22-18 road win over Silverado to retain the Victory Bell on Friday night.
Have you Heard: QB helps Sunrise Mountain snap losing streak
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014
Damon Heard continued to blossom tonight, throwing a pair of touchdown passes to Jamilo Whitten, and the Miners held on for a 21-20 victory over Rancho in a battle of teams looking for their first wins on the season. The victory snapped a 12-game losing streak and gave Sunrise Mountain (1-6) its first win since a 25-6 victory at Western on Sept. 12, 2013.
Two-point conversion gives Boulder City wild OT win over Sunrise Mountain
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Eagles coach Alex Kazel had no shortage of confidence in a two-point conversion play-call that helped win one of the wildest games of the season.
Offensive balance helps Legacy open league play with win
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
DeMichael Walker rushed for 190 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries, Tanoa Alapati threw three touchdown passes, and Legacy rolled to a 41-14 home win over Durango.
Centennial opens league play with 69-0 bonanza over Bonanza
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
The Bulldogs (5-0) held the Bengals to minus-9 rushing yards and forced six turnovers.
Special teams, defense help Chaparral blast Rancho
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
The Cowboys returned a blocked punt for a touchdown, the defense got into the scoring act with Casey Acosta’s interception return for a TD, and Chaparral cruised to a 48-0 home win.
Coronado tops Las Vegas, ends tough nonleague slate 3-2
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
The win helped Coronado bounce back from an excruciating 37-31, triple-overtime loss at Arbor View last week.
Bianco, Tasi lead Spring Valley to key win over Mojave
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Michael Bianco scored a rushing touchdown and returned an interception for a TD to spark the Grizzlies to a 19-6 road win at Mojave that is likely to loom large in the Division I-A Sunset postseason race.
Snoop Dogg, Flavor Flav pay tribute to Gorman football in rap song
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Bishop Gorman High School, the top-ranked prep football team in the nation by USA Today, has its own anthem — one lighting up social media today ...