Top high school players in Southern Nevada are being bypassed as NCAA teams choose to reload with de facto free agents from other colleges.
The reigning Class 4A state football champion Silverado Skyhawks appear headed for Class 5A next season after establishing themselves as a powerhouse.
Liberty senior offensive tackle Ed Haynes is eighth in Nevada’s 247Sports’ composite rankings, a combination of various recruiting rating services.
Desert Pines football coach Tico Rodriguez remains dedicated to inner-city youth. “We want to win, but we want to make them better men,” he said.
Golf courses take on the most high-profile role in the effort to conserve water, but other sports are also part of an effort to conserve water as Lake Mead’s level falls.
Executive director Donnie Nelson said the NIAA’s proactive approach to NIL legislation will include guidance for high school athletes and their families.
Most worries about COVID have been pushed to the back burner but some high school football teams are still dealing with pandemic fallout.
Bishop Gorman football players were in junior high the previous two times the Gaels met and lost to the Monarchs.
Interstate rivals Mater Dei, ranked No. 2 by MaxPreps, and sixth-ranked Bishop Gorman have combined for nine national high school football championships.
Connor Fields, who went to Green Valley High School and UNLV, is the only American to win an Olympic gold medal in BMX.