Pahranagat Valley rolled to a 54-8 victory over Wells on Friday night in Alamo for its 94th consecutive victory, a national record for eight-man football. The Panthers led 46-0 at halftime.
Kenyon Oblad threw four touchdowns, and host Liberty overcame a series of miscues to outlast Arbor View 27-23 in a battle between two of the area’s top teams.
Turner Klingenmeier made a 25-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter to give Desert Pines a 44-41 victory over Centennial.
Elijah Hicks didn’t seem to mind the slippery conditions, as he scored three touchdowns to help Las Vegas regain control en route to a 28-7 road victory in both teams’ season opener.
Senior Blake Wilson rushed for 202 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries, and Foothill rolled to a 49-6 victory at Cheyenne on Friday, with much of the credit going to a veteran line that engineered more than 400 yards of offense.
Sierra Vista turned three Moapa Valley turnovers into touchdowns as the Mountain Lions started 2016 with a 21-12 victory.
Diamonte Burton threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Lazarus Kyle with 19 seconds left in the second quarter for only the score of the game Friday, as Canyon Springs’ football team blanked host Coronado 6-0 in the season opener for both teams.
Waianae threw for two scores and ran for a third, all in the first half, to lead the host Gators to a season-opening 21-8 victory over Desert Oasis.
The Skyhawks struck in the final minute of the second quarter to put the first points of the game on the scoreboard, converted a two-point pass, and let the defense do the rest in a season-opening, non-conference victory over Mohave, 21-0.
Most college coaches recruit mostly through AAU, club and travel teams rather than high schools. Several factors have shut high school coaches out of the process.
The college scholarship has become the dream for many high school athletes. Rancho High softball player Gianna Carosone and her family may have the blueprint for reaching it.
The Big Ten and Pac-12 guarantee four-year scholarships, but NCAA rules already limit the conditions on how athletes can lose their grants-in-aid. At UNLV, every effort is made to see that athletes stay their entire four years.
Alejandro Graziano scored two second-half goals, including an 18-yarder with three minutes to play, to help Las Vegas High’s boys soccer team upset visiting Cimarron-Memorial 2-1 in the Southern Nevada Kick-off Classic on Friday.
Marcella Brooks scored twice for the Centennial girls soccer team, leading a group of 12 Bulldogs with a goal or an assist in a 9-0 road victory over Spring Valley.
Lexi Davis had 16 assists Friday to help Calvary Chapel’s girls volleyball team to a 25-21, 25-23 win over Lowry in the Yerington Invitational at Yerington High.
Adan Cano and Kevin Giron went 3-0 in doubles Friday to lead the Desert Pines boys tennis team to a 10-8 road victory over Silverado.
Fielder finally made it out of high school and is about to start college. Shocking, right? But before he left, he handed over this column to me, his younger brother. That’s right, another Fielder. Nice to meet you.
Recruiting rankings have existed in various forms for decades, but exploded in popularity after Seattle-area entrepreneur James Heckman launched an internet startup called RivalsNet in 1997.
Most UNLV coaches would like to make Southern Nevada athletes a key part of their recruiting efforts, but it’s not always so easy. Many are wooed by top programs and eager to experience life elsewhere.
Durango’s football team held Valley to minus-10 yards in the first half Thursday en route to a 40-0 road victory that snapped a 16-game losing streak.
Manny Lopez had three goals and an assist Thursday to lead Centennial’s boys soccer team to a 4-0 victory over Las Vegas in the Southern Nevada Kick-Off Classic at Cimarron-Memorial.
Basic and Coronado combnied for 13 goals in their victories over Eldorado and Rancho, respectively.
Coronado took a three-set victory over Rancho, and Chaparral did the same to Eldorado
Marcus and Michael Pasimio each went 2-0 in singles Thursday to help Clark’s boys tennis team to a 15-3 victory over host Centennial.
Veronica Palacios, Cassandra Bueno and Midori Harper each went 3-0 to lift the Desert Pines girls tennis team to a 15-2 victory over the Adelson School on Thursday.
Gabby DeNunzio shot 2-under-par 34 on Thursday at TPC Las Vegas to lead Coronado’s girls golf team to a 151-171 victory over Palo Verde.
Preseason capsule information for the area’s football teams, as submitted by coaches.
With several key returnees back, Las Vegas looks like the team to beat in the Northeast. The Wildcats were third in the league behind Liberty and Silverado last season, but both of those teams shifted to the Southeast League with realignment this year.
Arbor View quarterback Hayden Bollinger has the look of a prototypical pocket passer. But with the Aggies running an offense where the quarterback generally throws more blocks than passes, most area fans aren’t sure what kind of arm the 6-foot-3-inch, 220-pound Bollinger actually has.
Nevada’s two Division I universities — UNLV and UNR — offer the NCAA maximum number of scholarships in each sport they field. And a full ride for four years of college is like hitting a jackpot.
Title IX, which was enacted in 1972, bans sex discrimination in any educational program receiving federal funding.
Countless college-bound student-athletes who can’t meet the NCAA’s new, tougher initial eligibility requirements that took effect Aug. 1 will be on the sidelines this year.
The high school football season kicks off this week, and there will be two televised games involving local teams. But not all football broadcasts are created equal.
Paul Washington Sr., the father of two Findlay Prep players, has been hired as the Pilots’ new boys basketball coach.
Preseason capsule information for the area’s girls volleyball teams, as submitted.
Preseason capsule information for the area’s boys soccer teams, as submitted by coaches.
Preseason capsule information for the area’s girls soccer teams, as submitted by coaches.
Preseason capsule information for the area’s boys tennis teams, as submitted by coaches.
Preseason capsule information for the area’s girls tennis teams, as submitted by coaches.
Centennial senior Troy Brown Jr. has been drawing interest from college basketball coaches since his freshman season, making for a hectic and longer-than-normal recruiting process.