A list of every player that was selected to one of the Review-Journal’s 2016 spring all-state teams and is expected to return this upcoming season.
Here is a recap of every team that won a state title during the 2016 spring sports season and will be looking to defend this upcoming season.
Richard Nelson endured a difficult upbringing, but was determined to earn an athletic scholarship. A three-sport standout, Nelson’s dream came true in February when he signed with Missouri State, and he earned the Review-Journal’s Courage Award.
A look at the Athletes of the Year form the spring season.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal announces its 2016 all-state boys track and field teams.
Silverado senior Zakee Washington on Monday announced via Twitter his commitment to run track and field at Arizona next season.
Desert Pines, led by a senior-laden team, will be competing in the New Balance Nationals Outdoor Championships on June 17-19 in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Centennial rising senior Jamaal Evans became the second area QB to make an oral commitment for 2017 when he recently pledged to UNR.
The Skyhawks seemingly contend for a state team title every five years, and Saturday was no different as they overcame injuries and wintry conditions to claim the championship at the Division I state track and field meet at Carson High.
Desert Pines capped the Division I-A state track and field meet in style Saturday at chilly Carson High, lowering its own meet record in the 1,600 relay on the way to the school’s first team title.
Nick Tapuala won the discus at the Division I state track and field meet with a mark of 178 feet, 9 inches despite unfavorable conditions at Carson High and became the third Liberty thrower to take home a state title in the event since 2011.
Desert Pines’ Amari Calvillo-Tatum topped teammate Artis McCoy in the boys 200- and 400-meter runs to help the Jaguars surge into first place after the opening day of the Division I-A state meet.
After sweeping both hurdles in this year’s Sunrise meet Saturday, the quick-learning David Washington will be seeking a repeat performance at the Division I state meet, which begins at 3 p.m. Friday in Carson City. The meet concludes Saturday.
Las Vegas High’s James took first in the 100-meter dash in 10.69 seconds and won the 200 in 21.66. He also ran a leg on two state-qualifying relay teams, as the Wildcats finished second in the 400 relay and third in the 800 relay.