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.
Las Vegas High boys basketball player Tyler Bey, who was slated to be a senior, plans on reclassifying and transferring to Middlebrooks Academy (Calif.) for the upcoming school year.
In a football season sure to be highlighted by offensive and defensive linemen, Liberty junior Ethan Dedeaux stands out as one of Southern Nevada’s top returning playmakers.
Coronado High School offensive lineman Donovan Outlaw committed to play football at UNLV. He will be a member of the Rebels” 2016 recruiting class.
After a record-breaking career at Bishop Gorman, punter and place-kicker Gage Wilson is headed for Lehigh. Wilson started a charity last year that raised money for diabetes research every time he made a kick and hopes to continue fighting the disease during his college career.
Centennial”s Jake Portaro fought through injuries as a sophomore and junior. The senior middle infielder has become one of the top hitters in the Division I Sunset Region and recently signed a letter of intent with Utah.
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.