Las Vegas High’s basketball team was due a break around the basket on Tuesday.
Reserve forward Will Loche gave them one.
The prep football season ended last weekend, but not all of the helmets and shoulder pads have been put away yet.
Nate Grimes had 17 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday to help Desert Pines’ boys basketball team to a 77-57 home win over Liberty.
Re’meake Keith had 18 points, and Coby Myles scored 14 for the Jaguars, who got 12 points from Capri Uzan.
Tramina Jordan tallied 16 points Tuesday, and Centennial’s girls basketball team gave head coach Karen Weitz her 500th career win with a 65-21 victory over visiting Palo Verde.
Centennial posted four first-period pins Tuesday on the way to a 46-25 victory over host Arbor View.
Jeanne Carmell threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score Tuesday to lead Boulder City’s flag football team to a 19-12 win at Eldorado.
Growing up in New York in the projects in Brooklyn, Trevor Diggs knew that basketball would be his escape in some capacity. It had to be.
Green Valley girls basketball coach Eric Johnston devotes large portions of his practices to two simple skills: making layups and sinking free throws.
The two came in handy Monday.
Darryl Gaynor had 32 points and eight rebounds Monday to help Durango’s boys basketball team to a 75-47 home win over Rancho.
Tanganika Hunt had 24 points, seven steals and three assists and hit a pair of clutch free throws in the final 30 seconds Monday to help Bonanza’s girls basketball team to a 47-45 win over visiting Spring Valley.
Sydney Morris had touchdown runs of 47 and 45 yards Monday to lead Canyon Springs’ flag football team to a 20-0 win at Durango.
Tea Rivera tossed a 14-yard touchdown pass to Sierra Cummings for the Pioneers.
Randall Cunningham never had started a varsity football game before this season.
But the senior certainly made the most of his one year as a regular.
Bishop Gorman’s defense took it on the chin in the season opener against Mountain Pointe (Ariz.), giving up 319 rushing yards.
The Gaels made sure that didn’t happen again.
It took more than 20 minutes for the Arbor View boys basketball team to take the lead Saturday.
Justin Burks and Terrell Butler made sure the Aggies didn’t lose it.
Khalil Thompson had 18 points and nine assists, and Troy Brown added 12 points and 15 rebounds Saturday to lift Centennial’s boys basketball team to an 82-69 win over Palo Verde in the championship game of the Southwest Rotary Classic in Yuma, Ari
Bishop Gorman’s junior varsity team didn’t miss a shot in overtime Saturday to beat The Meadows in the championship game of the Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament at Lake Mead.
A quick glance at Bishop Gorman’s Randall Cunningham and Reed’s Chris Denn reveals few similarities.
Arbor View boys basketball coach Kyle Hageness knew his team played good defense on Friday.
He just didn’t realize how effective the Aggies were on that end of the court.
Cameron Burton’s steal and buzzer-beating layup at the end of the fourth quarter Friday lifted Valley’s boys basketball team to a 45-43 home win over Cherry Creek (Colo.).
Kelly Oubre scored 52 points on Friday as Findlay Prep rolled to a 112-62 win over Options Academy (D.C.) at Henderson International.
Horace Spencer had 13 points, 11 rebounds and 12 blocked shots for the Pilots (13-0).
Aubree Nish made 7 of 8 free-throw attempts in the fourth quarter Friday to help Shadow Ridge’s girls basketball team to a 47-44 win at Cimarron-Memorial.
Tyler Newby didn’t light up the scoreboard on Friday.
Canyon Springs coach Freddie Banks didn’t yell and scream when his team went into the locker room trailing by five points on Thursday night.
He decided a calm message was more appropriate.
In the immortal words of The Doors’ front man Jim Morrison, this is the end.
The Rancho boys basketball team entered its opener Thursday in need of a confidence boost coming off a three-win season.
Thanks to Lamont Traylor, that’s exactly what the Rams received.