Bishop Gorman’s football team has won eight consecutive state titles and three straight mythical national championships. But the Gaels are far from the only dynasty in Southern Nevada.
Tim Jeffries, one of the most successsful wrestling coaches in state history, said Tuesday he is stepping down as Faith Lutheran’s coach after five seasons.
Mike Valenzuela, who led Mountain View to appearances in the Class 2A state title game in 2012 and 2013, confirmed Tuesday he has been hired as the football coach at Del Sol.
Faith Lutheran’s Elijah Kothe, a 6-foot-4-inch junior receiver, has six early scholarship offers and continues to draw attention from college recruiters this spring.
Bishop Gorman offensive lineman Jacob Isaia has logged 14 early scholarship offers and is attracting attention from schools nationwide this spring.
Liberty quarterback Kenyon Oblad is projected as one of the top prospects in the state for the class of 2018 and is preparing for a busy recruiting season when the NCAA evaluation period begins next month.
Tyler Tuiasosopo, 27, was hired by Western last month and provides instant name recognition for a team that hasn’t won a game on the field since 2010.
Local athletes expected to sign a national letter of intent during the signing period, which runs Wednesday through April 1.
When Tico Rodriguez took over as Desert Pines football coach starting in 2013, he thought the Jaguars’ freshman class had a chance to be special.
The first stop for Findlay Prep’s boys basketball team was Arizona before it headed to Hawaii. After a two-week break for the holidays, it was on to West Virginia and then Missouri.