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August 30, 2014

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High School Football:

Gorman gets spark from sophomore duo, wins at Servite

After losing an All-American to injury today, the Bishop Gorman High football team didn’t miss a beat with his replacement. Alize Jones ...

Eldorado scores late to win ‘Cleat Game’ against Chaparral

This Eldorado High football team may be different. The Sundevils surrendered a 14-point lead today at Chaparral in the fourth quarter of the “Cleat Game,” ...

Green Valley gets defensive in thrilling win over California foe

Cimarron-Memorial’s defense stingy against Cheyenne’s rushing attack

Young but dangerous: Desert Pines smashes Desert Oasis

Clark erases 10-point second-half deficit to beat Boulder City

Del Sol prevails in close game against Valley, 14-12

Centennial celebrates as time runs down during their game against Palo Verde Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at Centennial.

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Centennial celebrates as time runs down during their game against Palo Verde Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at Centennial.

kickoff 2014:

Centennial defense holds Palo Verde offense captive in shutout victory

In a dominant 16-0 victory to begin the season, the host Bulldogs had the rival Panthers all tangled...


From left, Faith Lutheran High School football players John Molchon, Maxwell McPherson, Tyler Mahan and Austin Prather on July 21, 2014.

Faith Lutheran prepared to be the hunted after winning state championship

Wanting a lighthearted way to finish off a week of grueling two-a-day practices earlier this month, the Faith Lutheran coaching staff outfitted offensive coordinator Nate Knight in a Velcro target suit ...

Bishop Gorman RB Jonathan Shumaker (#33) breaks free for another touchdown run with a stiff arm to the helmet of Brophy Prep LB Cole Wiegand (#7) on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Running game takes over for Gorman football in blowout win to open season

Once Jonathan Shumaker broke into the open field and saw a clear path to the end zone, the Bishop Gorman High junior running back wasn’t only worried about ...

From left, Liberty High School football  players Joshua Bernard, Bryan Roland and Calvin Tubbs July 21, 2014.

Kickoff 2014:

Can anyone stunt Liberty’s growing Sunrise Region dynasty?

For an example of Liberty High’s recent supremacy on the gridiron, consider that kids starting high school as freshmen this year weren’t yet out of elementary school the last time the Patriots lost a game in the Sunrise Region. Liberty carries a streak of 38 ...

Palo Verde quarterback Graeson Vereen takes part in their first official practice Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

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Preseason all-city: Palo Verde senior, a dying breed in prep sports, highlights Sun’s team

Graeson Vereen is stuck playing high school sports in the wrong era. In a day and age when most athletes specialize in one sport, Vereen bucks the trend — he plays football and basketball for Palo Verde High. And he’s one of the area’s top ...