Findlay Prep boys basketball player Derryck Thornton made an oral commitment to Duke on Tuesday and will reclassify to the class of 2015.
Bishop Gorman center Stephen Zimmerman has chosen to continue his basketball career at UNLV. Zimmerman announced his decision on Twitter earlier tonight.
Bishop Gorman High School”s Chase Maddux, the son of Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux, signed a letter of intent with UNLV on Wednesday, capping his journey from an undersized, seldom-used pitcher to Division I prospect.
The spring signing period opens Wednesday with several Southern Nevada athletes expected to sign letters of intent. Agassi Prep”s Deishuan Booker will not be one of them. The 6-foot-2-inch point guard will try to earn a Division I scholarship offer before the signing period ends May 20.
Grant Dressler, who helped Palo Verde’s boys basketball team to a berth in the Division I state final, made an oral commitment to Sacramento State on Saturday.
Nick Blair could have played on the travel basketball circuit this spring and tried to earn a scholarship offer from a high-major school.
Grant Dressler went from being a role player as a junior to the Panthers” leading scorer this past season, and the 6-foot-7-inch late bloomer now is in line to continue his playing career at the next level. He is being recruited by Sacramento State, American, Eastern Washington and Maine.
Patrick Savoy didn”t receive any scholarship offers after completing an all-state senior season with Las Vegas High. But the 6-foot-4-inch shooting guard hopes that will change this spring when he plays with Dream Vision AAU on the travel basketball circuit.
Now that UNLV men’s basketball coach Dave Rice officially has been retained for his fifth season, he and his staff can start planning for the future.
Zach Collins has been overshadowed by his older, more recognizable teammates on the Bishop Gorman boys basketball team.
The spring combine season is in full swing, and that means prep football players across the country are trying to impress college coaches without actually putting on pads and helmets.
The picture that went out on social media last week caused a puff of smoke, but Findlay Prep boys basketball coach Andy Johnson insists there’s no fire.
Gaels offensive linemen Jaron Caldwell and Julio Garcia made oral commitments to play football for UNLV.
Darwin Rost, the only head football coach in Palo Verde history, went 154-50 with the Panthers and won the state title in 2004. His 2008 team is the last Nevada squad to beat Bishop Gorman.