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Vegas Play of the Day: Colorado State at Denver
sports betting:
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 (3:38 p.m.)
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with ...
Bishop Gorman's Biaggio Walsh (7) on his way to the end zone for one of his touchdowns during the NIAA State Championship game against the Reed Raiders at Damonte Ranch High School in Reno.
Legislator wants Bishop Gorman banned from football playoffs
Friday, December 19, 2014
Assemblyman Harvey Munford, D-Las Vegas, has proposed a bill-draft for the 2015 Legislature that would ban the Bishop Gorman football program for the state-championship playoffs ...
Mojave HS: Jordan Glenn, Daryl Adams, Malik Abbott
Here come the Runnin’ Rattlers: Mojave basketball transforms into winner
High School Sports:
Friday, December 19, 2014
In Colin Darfour’s first season coaching the Mojave High basketball team, the Rattlers won five games. Three seasons later, the Rattlers are expected to contend for ...
Clark High basketball players, from left, Ty'Rek Wells, Colby Jackson, Carter Olsen.
Tarkanian Classic will bring college coaches to recruit local basketball players
High School Basketball:
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Clark High basketball players Colby Jackson and Carter Olsen are two of the best in the Las Vegas area. Clark will play in the Platinum Division of the Jerry Tarkanian Classic at Bishop Gorman ...
Canyon Springs HS: Back: D'Angelo Brown, Jordan Davis, Kajuan Casey, Front: Maurice Hunter, Gregory Banks
Canyon Springs basketball eyes another Sunrise championship
High School Basketball:
Friday, December 12, 2014
The Canyon Springs High basketball team graduated nearly all of its key contributors from last year’s Sunrise Region championship squad. Yet, coach Freddie Banks ...
Las Vegas HS: Patrick Savoy Jr., Ray Smith, Devon Colley, Tyler Bey
Las Vegas High’s experience, point guard makes them Sunrise Region favorite
High School Basketball:
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Las Vegas High point guard Devon Colley was one of the state’s leaders in assists last season. He’ll be surrounded ...
Bishop Gorman coach Tony Sanchez yells at his players during their game against Arbor View Friday, October 21, 2011. Gorman won their homecoming game 56-7.
Why Tony Sanchez will transform UNLV football into winning program
Ray Brewer:
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Tony Sanchez’s last college football game for New Mexico State was at Sam Boyd Stadium against UNLV in the mid-1990s. When he returned to Sam Boyd nearly 15 years later ...
Foothill HS: Colin Curi, Kevin Woodland, Torrance Littles
Foothill basketball will again be tough to beat
High School Football:
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The Foothill High basketball team won’t change much in its approach this season. That’s bad news for the rest of the teams in the Southeast League. The Falcons ...
Coronado HS: Rear:Jake Desjardins, Nick Kornieck, Front: Bryce Savoy
Coronado basketball plans to limit mistakes, give maximum effort
High School Basketball:
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The first game of the high school basketball proved what Coronado High coach Jeff Kaufman had been telling his players the entire offseason: They can play with ...
The Las Vegas Sun's Super Seven boys high school basketball team includes: Front row, from left, Canyon Springs' Jordan Davis and Clark's Colby Jackson. Back row, from left, Bishop Gorman's Nick Blair and Chase Jeter, Centennial's Troy Brown Jr., Gorman's Stephen Zimmerman and Las Vegas HIgh's Ray Smith.
Super Seven: Las Vegas High’s Ray Smith won’t let injury slow him down
High School Basketball:
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Ray Smith sits on the Las Vegas High basketball team’s bench yelling instructions to teammates on the court. A whistle blows for a timeout and the 6-foot-7 forward ...
Bishop Gorman High School head football coach Tony Sanchez holds up the trophy  after Bishop Gorman beat Reed High School in the Division I state high school football championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
Sanchez, UNLV say nothing official on football job
UNLV Football: Source confirms SI report to the Sun; UNLV AD Kunzer-Murphy, though, says nothing new to report
Monday, December 8, 2014
Sports Illustrated and local media are reporting tonight that Tony Sanchez is finalizing negotiations to become the next UNLV football coach. But Sanchez, the Bishop Gorman coach ...
Three-year Las Vegas High standout commits to Air Force
High School Football:
Monday, December 8, 2014
Linebacker Jacob Littlefield had 302 tackles over the past three seasons for the Las Vegas High football team and was arguably the best defender in Southern Nevada. Yet, ...
Bishop Gorman Tyjon Lindsey (25) runs for a touchdown during the NIAA State Championship Football game between the Bishop Gorman Gaels and the Reed Raiders at Damonte Ranch High School in Reno, Nevada.
State champions, again: Gorman football wins 6th straight title, also likely to be national champ
High School Football:
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Bishop Gorman closed the state championship game on a 49-7 scoring run, showing the Gaels are the unquestioned kings of Nevada football. And, considering they’ve been ranked No. 1 in every national poll for more than a month, the Gaels will likely be voted as mythical champs ...
Bishop Gorman coach Tony Sanchez and team are presented the championship trophy after the state championship game, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Damonte Ranch High School in Reno. Gorman beat Reed High 70-28 for the Gaels' sixth-straight state title.
Blog: Gorman, kings of Nevada football, capture 6th straight state title
High School Sports: Martell's 6 TD passes likely sends Gorman to mythical national championship
Saturday, December 6, 2014
The Bishop Gorman High football team did its part today to become national champions, beating Reed High of Sparks 70-28 in the Division I state championship game for their sixth consecutive Nevada title. Now, it's up to ...
Valley HS: Shea Garland, Taveon Jackson,  Cameron Burton, Nick Brannon
Experienced players give Valley basketball advantage
high school basketball:
Friday, December 5, 2014
While most of the high school basketball teams in the Sunrise Region have young and inexperienced players at key positions, Valley High is the exception. The Vikings' 14-player roster ...

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