Funny. Darwin Rost remembers most the previous season. The closing minutes of a Sunset Regional championship in 2007. The touchdown pass with 23 seconds remaining. The bitter taste that a 24-20 loss left in the mouths of his players.
Call it brilliant planning. Call it good fortune. Whatever the reason, this week’s prep football schedule couldn’t have worked out better.
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Green Valley football coach Brian Castro and his staff met this week intending to figure out the Division I Sunrise Region playoff scenarios.
Ian Locke completed 10 of 15 passes for 315 yards and five touchdowns and had 81 yards rushing and a touchdown Saturday to lead host Mountain View’s football team to a 51-16 win over White Pine.
Sometimes the bounce of the ball is all that it takes to change a game.
The first play of the game Friday could not have gone worse for the Coronado football team as the Cougars allowed an 80-yard touchdown pass.
Clark took the field for its regular-season finale Friday night at Cheyenne knowing a victory alone would not be enough to secure one of four playoff berths in the Division I-A Sunset League.
Though his team led by 13 at halftime, Moapa Valley junior defensive back R.J. Hubert said the undefeated Pirates felt like they still had work to do Friday against host Chaparral.
The goal for Las Vegas High’s ninth-ranked football team was to minimize mistakes.
It would have been easy for No. 2 Arbor View to be distracted Friday night against Cimarron-Memorial with the week’s Homecoming activities and a Northwest League showdown at Centennial approaching.
After making quick work of Desert Oasis on Friday, the Centennial football team can now set its sights on next week’s showdown with undefeated Arbor View for the Northwest League title.
Green Valley used its hurry-up offense to rack up 518 yards Friday, including 322 on the ground, to beat host Eldorado, 47-38.
Canyon Springs quarterback Bradley Alexander threw for two toucdowns and ran for another on Friday as the Pioneers ended a two-game skid with a 52-0 victory at Valley.