Shania Harper fell just shy of a double-double average last season, logging 9.6 points and 11.3 rebounds per game for Sierra Vista. But a breakout summer helped her secure ascholarship to New Mexico State, and has prepared her to stake a claim as one of the best players in the Las Vegas Valley.
Centennial freshman point guard Taylor Bigby is blossoming into one of the top freshmen on the West Coast and already has secured scholarship offers from Colorado and Utah of the Pac-12.
Arbor View four-star defensive end Elijah Wade will sign a national letter of intent Wednesday — aka national signing day — to play for UCLA.
Bishop Gorman is throwing the sixth annual Tarkanian Classic, a premier high school basketball tournament featuring teams from 11 states.
Liberty girls basketball player Dre’una Edwards visited Utah last week and tweeted on Aug. 31 that she’ll be playing for the Utes.
Numerous area football players have received early scholarship offers during the NCAA evaluation period that runs through May 31.
Damonte Ranch (12-1) unseated powerhouse Reed last week to capture its first Class 4A Northern Region title and takes on Liberty in the state semifinals at 1:15 p.m. Saturday at McQueen High in Reno.
Bishop Gorman’s Abbey Archambault, a 6-foot senior outside hitter/middle blocker, signed a letter of intent with Idaho State during a ceremony in Gorman’s gymnasium attended by more than 100 friends and family. Wednesday was the first day of the early signing period.
Shadow Ridge junior Aubrey Nellems sat out last Friday’s 45-6 loss to Arbor View for religious reasons.
Centennial rising senior Jamaal Evans became the second area QB to make an oral commitment for 2017 when he recently pledged to UNR.