Basic’s baseball team got hot late in the season and rode that wave to the Class 5A state championship and earn Nevada Preps All-Southern Nevada Team of the Year honors.
Centennial’s Karen Weitz, the winningest coach in Nevada basketball history, has added the title of boys coach to the dynasty she has built with the girls program.
Bishop Gorman, 29-0 and favored to win its 10th consecutive state basketball championship, will play Spanish Springs on Friday in the Class 5A tournament in Reno.
Centennial will begin its quest for a seventh straight girls state championship and 13th overall when it meets Douglas in the Class 5A semifinals Friday in Reno.
Brody Clark rushed for 143 yards and a touchdown to help Liberty open Class 5A Mountain League play with a victory over Faith Lutheran on Friday night.
Bishop Gorman dominated from the start Friday night in its Desert League opener against Arbor View. The Gaels were coming off a stunning defeat a week earlier.
The Bishop Manogue-Bishop Gorman game scheduled for Friday at Gorman has been canceled because of wildfires that have prevented some northern teams from practicing outside.
The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association has awarded $20,000 in scholarships to its top 10 student-athletes of the year for the class of 2021.
Bishop Gorman freshman setter Taylor Treadwell had 44 assists and nine digs to help lead the Gaels to a four-set road victory over Faith Lutheran on Wednesday.
Hospitalizations for the virus have dropped significantly in the past two weeks, with 2,844 people being treated as of Thursday. That’s down from the July 13 peak of 3,517 people.