The top five Las Vegas players and top five games involving Las Vegas in the NCAA Tournament. UNLV, as expected, is well-represented.
The Atlanta Braves won their first World Series since Valley graduate Greg Maddux helped the club win the 1995 championship.
The Bishop Gorman boys and Desert Oasis girls claimed their first cross country state championships at the Class 4A meet Friday.
Moapa Valley and Pahrump Valley earned byes to open the Class 3A football playoffs, while Virgin Valley and SLAM Nevada will host first-round games.
Deandre Gholar’s 1-yard touchdown run with a minute left gave Valley a victory over Rancho on Thursday night to clinch a spot in the Class 3A playoffs.
The Clark County School District has installed a turf football field at all 34 of its high schools over the past two years, a change that has been well-received.
Desert Pines will host Mojave at 7 p.m. Friday in the first installment of the Air Space Showdown.
Moapa Valley’s experience showed in an opening 48-12 win over Eldorado. The Pirates are No. 1 in the Review-Journal’s Southern Nevada 3A rankings for Week 1.
Moapa Valley had several underclassmen who gained valuable experience in the spring, including the feeling of a rivalry win over Virgin Valley in the Hammer Game.
Moapa Valley and Virgin Valley were the only Clark County School District teams that were allowed to play in the spring, giving them an advantage as the season nears.