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Moapa Valley advanced to the state football championship game four straight years from 2009 to 2012 and didn’t come away with a title.
A furious rally by quarterback Blake Decker couldn’t survive the magic of a touchdown pass with no time on the clock, and Hawaii defeated UNLV, 37-35, on Saturday night in Honolulu.
The Meadows football coach Frank DeSantis had no complaints about his team’s effort after Saturday’s state final at Bishop Gorman High School.
All of the credit for the New England Patriots’ offensive prowess does not go to Tom Brady, although it starts with the quarterback. Brady is complemented by some big-time weapons, none bigger than 6-foot-6-inch, 265-pound tight end Rob Gronkowski.
Blake Decker has replaced Jared Lebowitz at quarterback, and he has thrown three touchdown passes to put the Rebels up, 35-31, over Hawaii with 15 seconds left in the game.
LaDainian Tomlinson’s record stood for 15 years. Melvin Gordon’s lasted a week. Samaje Perine ran for 427 yards on Saturday, scoring five touchdowns on a rain-soaked field to lead the No. 23 Oklahoma Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday.
Desert Pines is up 20-6 over Moapa Valley in the second half of their Division I-A title game. Follow the game on our live blog on nevadapreps.com. Yerington defeated The Meadows, 45-14, for the Division III State Championship earlier Saturday.
Mark Woodson and Bryson Navallo remember the painful feeling after losing to Yerington in the state semifinals a year ago.
Liberty running back Spencer Wilson didn’t think much of his first-half performance on Friday night.
The parking lot at Arbor View was filled by 6:30 p.m. Friday, and the line to enter the stadium wrapped around the corner of North Buffalo Drive.
Tabor Maxwell has been groomed to be the starting quarterback for Pahranagat Valley’s football team since he was in second grade.
The football season became a lost cause weeks ago, the coach’s job is anything but secure, and the stability of the program is again in question. So if UNLV’s players were going to check out on what little remains of the season, it wouldn’t be a big surprise. Except the Rebels finish against opponents that should get their full attention.
On the rare occasions when the sun peeks through the clouds here, it never seems to shine on Eli Manning these days. The forecast for this weekend calls for cold temperatures with about a 60 percent chance of another New York Giants loss.
After winning a heated competition for Arizona’s starting quarterback job in the preseason, redshirt freshman Anu Solomon has not looked back.
Bishop Gorman and Liberty won their respective region championships in Friday night’s games.
Previews and predictions for every game. Know the key matchups before kickoff.
Fans are being offered free tickets to a professional football game that has been moved to Detroit from snow-plagued Buffalo.
Adrian Peterson says moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team and he “won’t ever use a switch again.”
Winds of change could be gusting in Honolulu on Saturday night, when Bobby Hauck, a beleaguered football coach on the hot seat, guides UNLV into one of his biggest games of the season.
Hawaii’s football program is losing money again, but the athletic department can’t afford to cut the program. The situation leaves athletic director Ben Jay with no easy answers.
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