As if last year's close state championship loss wasn't enough to bear, third-year Desert Pines football coach Tico Rodriguez recently found out he would be without two of his top players for most or all of this season.
Picking the top player on Agassi Prep's football team a season ago was anything but difficult. Everyone from the coaches to the players to the snack bar attendants knew who was touching the ball on every offensive possession. The play-by-play announcements were just a reminder.
when a player makes a coach better, there's something special to be said about that athlete.
Though she was in elementary school at the time, Sydney Berenyi hasn't forgotten the fervor that once surrounded Silverado's girls volleyball team.
A summary of boys soccer capsules
A summary of girls volleyball capsules.
Girls soccer previews
One hundred dollars and a few players who had little success and were just happy to be there. That's what Jan Van Tuyl had when he took over the Desert Pines girls tennis program.
A preview of 2015 boys tennis teams.
A preview of 2015 girls tennis teams.
Bishop Gorman junior quarterback Tate Martell gets the comparisons to Johnny Manziel everywhere he goes. The 5-foot-11-inch, 185-pound gunslinger added one more link to the mix Thursday evening when he announced his commitment to Texas A&M.
Taylor Turney a 5-foot-8-inch senior guard already had her dream school in mind. On Monday, she announced it to the Twitter world by committing to San Jose State.
Centennial guard Troy Brown and Findlay Prep small forward Justin Jackson were selected to the Under Armour Elite 24 basketball game to be held in Brooklyn on Saturday.
Nevadapreps.com has started posting preseason capsule information for fall sports teams.
Arbor View shortstop Nicholas Quintana, a member of the Review-Journal's all-state first team this spring, was one of 26 players selected to represent the West roster at the Perfect Game All-American Classic to be held in San Diego on Aug. 16 at Petco Park.
Most of the players on the Silverado football team aren't old enough to recognize "The Ultimate Weapon" nickname. They don't know how dominant "QB Eagles" was in Tecmo Bowl or who paved the way for players such as Michael Vick, Cam Newton and Russell Wilson. But make no mistake: They've heard the stories and have seen all the plays on YouTube of their new head coach.
Tony Sanchez faces a daunting task as UNLV's first-year football coach, taking over a team that's won only 15 games in the past five seasons.
Las Vegas Knights coach Gino DiMaria knew he had one of the youngest teams going into the American Legion Western Regional.
Trailing by three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday, the Las Vegas Knights were just two outs away from elimination in the American Legion Western Regional tournament. But as many local teams have recently learned, a Bishop Gorman team doesn't go away very easily.
The Las Vegas Knights needed a ninth-inning rally and an 11th-inning home run to capture the American Legion state championship over the weekend. There would be no furious comeback on Wednesday.
Centennial's Roy Session and Faith Lutheran's Dan Kober were named the Nevada High School Coaches of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Andrew Newson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Las Vegas Knights a 14-11 win over the Las Vegas Aces on Saturday night in the American Legion state baseball championship.
Bishop Gorman senior Vashti Cunningham broke the American High School and American Junior records in the girls high jump Saturday, clearing 6 feet, 5 inches to win the gold medal in the Pan American Junior Championships in Edmonton, Alberta.
After falling behind 2-0 in the first inning Friday in the American Legion State Tournament at Durango, the second-seeded Las Vegas Aces appeared flat and out of sorts, while the third-seeded Southern Nevada Blue Sox looked poised.
Brad Doerpinghaus hit three home runs Wednesday night to lead the Las Vegas Knights II to a 22-9 victory over Silverado in an elimination game of the American Legion State Tournament at Durango High School.