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January 31, 2015

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High School Football

UNLV Football:

Gorman football-to-UNLV pipeline starts with this commit

Bishop Gorman High senior linebacker Nela Otukolo might be the most significant prospect in Tony Sanchez’s first recruiting class as the UNLV football coach ...

High school football coaching turnover is troublesome

Local high school football programs will have a different look next fall. In the two months since the 2014 season ended, 10 of Southern Nevada’s ...

Mojave’s Flanagan picks Idaho State football

Gorman’s Alize Jones switches pledge to Notre Dame

Kenny Sanchez replacing brother as Bishop Gorman head football coach

Canyon Springs player first to commit to UNLV football in Sanchez era

Three-year Las Vegas High standout commits to Air Force

Moapa Valley rallies to force overtime, beats Desert Pines for state championship

Centennial High School junior running back Rhamondre Stevenson, the Las Vegas Sun's high school football player of the year, poses in the Sun's photo studio Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2015.

Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

Centennial High School junior running back Rhamondre Stevenson, the Las Vegas Sun's high school football player of the year, poses in the Sun's photo studio Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2015.

High School Football:

Sun Player of the Year: Centennial back capped season with stirring run against Gorman

As Rhamondre Stevenson raced toward the endzone against power Bishop Gorman, the near sellout crowd got louder and louder in excitement. The Centennial High junior running back broke tackles ...

Slideshows

Bishop Gorman coach Tony Sanchez and his team are presented the championship trophy after the state championship game Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Damonte Ranch High School in Reno. Gorman defeated Reed High 70-28 for the Gaels' sixth state title in a row.

High School Sports:

Lieutenant governor: Don’t ban Gaels — beat them

Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison spends part of his time as a volunteer coach for the Palo Verde High football team. His son is the varsity quarterback but doesn’t get to throw the ball that much. “Coach Hutch,” a Republican, has been asked on multiple occasions ...

Coronado coach Brad Talich and defensive end Othman Mechkor embrace as time expires in their 24-20 win over Basic Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.

Ray Brewer:

High school football coaching turnover is troublesome

Local high school football programs will have a different look next fall. In the two months since the 2014 season ended, 10 of Southern Nevada’s 36 programs have lost head coaches ...

Bishop Gorman's Ikem Okeke says it all during the NIAA State Championship Football Game between the Bishop Gorman Gaels and Reed Raiders at Damonte Ranch High on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Reno.

Update: Gorman football finishes No. 1 in two rankings for mythical championship, No. 2 in two others

This is why they call it the mythical national championship. Earlier today, one final high school football ranking had De La Salle of Northern California No. 1, slightly ahead of local power Bishop Gorman. Another ranking ...

Rancho High School baseball head coach Tom Pletsch talks to pitcher  Zak Qualls during practice Tuesday, May 18, 2010.

High School Sports:

New Rancho football coach has formula to rebuild program, looks to snap lengthy losing streak

Tom Pletsch is familiar with this rebuilding project. Pletsch was hired last month as the Rancho High football coach and tasked with transforming his alma mater back into respectability. The Rams have lost 29 ...