Follow the link for schedules and results (when available) for the boys and girls basketball tournaments being held in Las Vegas and Henderson prior to Christmas.
Palo Verde’s boys basketball team already had played two games this week, so coach Paul Sanchez was a bit apprehensive about his team heading into its opener in the Foothill Holiday Classic on Friday.
For all of its success in Nevada in recent years, Bishop Gorman’s boys basketball team has had mixed results in high-profile games against out-of-state competition.
Palo Verde coach Scott Nemchek remembers wrestler Josh Pine sitting in the stands at Centennial High last season, watching volunteers roll up the mats after the Sunset Regional Tournament. Nemchek said Pine looked straight ahead with a menacing glare, prompting him to sit next to his beleaguered grappler and ask him his thoughts at that moment.
Deishuan Booker had 47 points, eight rebounds and eight assists Friday to help Agassi Prep’s boys basketball team roll past visiting Needles, 85-43.
Megan Morton had 20 points and 10 rebounds Friday to help Boulder City’s girls basketball team rout visiting Sunrise Mountain, 61-23.
Jeanne Carmell threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score Friday to lead Boulder City’s flag football team to a 33-6 win at Eldorado.
Las Vegas High’s Tyler Bey had scored a total of 73 points in the Wildcats’ first two games this week.
Carl Crayon scored 23 points Thursday as Eldorado’s boys forced overtime with a last-second shot and went on to beat host Bonanza, 64-62.
Paris Strawther had 18 points and 13 rebounds Thursday to lead Liberty’s girls basketball team to a 47-31 home win over Foothill.
Nico Camacho pinned his opponent at 113 pounds Thursday to break a 36-36 tie and give Del Sol’s wrestling team a 42-36 victory over the Jaguars at Chaparral.
Cydnee Bush rushed for two touchdowns Thursday to help Palo Verde’s flag football team to a 19-7 win over Moapa Valley in Overton.
The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association took the first steps Thursday to replace replace Eddie Bonine as executive director, asking its lawyer to draft a job description and qualifications.
Bobbi Floyd’s week was all planned out, and she couldn’t wait.
Findlay Prep boys basketball coach Andy Johnson didn’t like the way his team finished the first half Wednesday.
JonRoss Juhas had 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Noah Spearman scored 12 points on Wednesday to help Del Sol’s boys basketball team to a 61-53 home win over Virgin Valley.
Mimi Anderson rushed for 184 yards and two touchdowns Wednesday to lead Chaparral’s flag football team to a 25-12 win over visiting Coronado.
Taij Criss-Felton scored 24 points Wednesday to lift Chaparral’s girls basketball team to a 50-30 win over visiting Moapa Valley.
Follow the link for some of the top performances from the week of Dec. 8-13.
Follow the link for the latest boys basketball coaches poll.
Follow the link for the latest girls basketball coaches poll.
Gabby Doxtator is asked to handle a lot of duties on Foothill’s girls basketball team. Scoring 20 points in a game usually isn’t one of them.
The Tarkanian Classic boys basketball tournament nearly doubled in size this year. And it could have been even larger.
Darrian Traylor scored 29 points Tuesday as Centennial’s boys basketball team overcame an early double-digit deficit to nip host Palo Verde, 87-85 in overtime.
Mikala Kirby scored 10 of her game-high 32 points in overtime to lift Desert Oasis’ girls basketball team to a 65-56 road win over Rancho on Tuesday.