A temperature in the low 30s, a frozen, muddy field and an unbeaten Reed team were nothing more than minor obstacles for Bishop Gorman on Saturday afternoon.
Basic, improved D eye rematch with Liberty
If there was a question mark on the Bishop Gorman football team's defense entering the season — and that's a big if — it was the linebacker corps.
Tony Sanchez, the former Bishop Gorman and current UNLV football coach, has it right. Nothing says America more than football on Thanksgiving.
In the past two seasons, Bishop Gorman senior Michael Geraghty has racked up nearly as many injuries as games played.
Follow the link for postseason football honors, as selected by coaches. All-league teams will be posted as they are received.
Cade Vercellotti's 3-yard touchdown run on the second play of the fourth quarter stood up as the difference as Churchill County held on for a 34-27 victory over Moapa Valley in the Division I-A state championship game at Reno High School on Saturday.
There were no smiles, and more than a few tears, as Lincoln County football coach Rich Ottley consoled his players one by one following the presentation of the Division III state championship trophy Saturday night at Reno High School.
Tabor Maxwell accounted for four touchdowns on a picturesque Saturday afternoon at Dayton High, and Pahranagat Valley pulled away from Whittell in the fourth quarter to secure a 54-28 victory in the Division IV state final.
Basic forced three turnovers and shut down Silverado's offense until midway through the fourth quarter in a 24-8 victory in the Division I Sunrise Region semifinals.
Bishop Gorman's football team faced a couple of fourth-and-long situations near midfield on Friday night. But instead of punting, the Gaels went for it both times.
Liberty's football team had trouble getting out of its own way in the first half Friday. Nothing stood in the Patriots' way in the third quarter, though.
Arbor View football coach Dan Barnson has heard the whispers from those who don't believe his team can win a championship running the double-wing offense. He's not listening.
A look at Moapa Valley and Churchill County, who will face off for the Division I-A state football championship on Saturday.