Billy Hemberger is leaving Spring Valley after an eight-year run at the school, where he built one of the state’s premier programs after going 1-24 in his first season.
Connor Fields, a Green Valley High School and UNLV graduate, was involved in a scary BMX crash in last year’s Olympics in Japan and is recovering from a brain injury.
Desert Pines hosted Mojave in a boys basketball game Wednesday night. Desert Pines won 60-55.
Coronado’s offense wasn’t sharp after a bye week, but its defense stifled the Basic offense in a 13-0 win in the Class 4A state quarterfinals.
Liberty scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to pull away from Arbor View and set up a showdown with Bishop Gorman.
Foothill’s Kendric Thomas ran for a 72-yard touchdown to end Gorman’s shutout streak at six games, but the rest of the night was all Gaels in a 63-6 win.
Shadow Ridge beat Durango 38-7 for its first playoff win in 15 years behind 138 yards and three touchdowns rushing from Jaquieze Holland.
The Atlanta Braves won their first World Series since Valley graduate Greg Maddux helped the club win the 1995 championship.
Bishop Gorman graduate Vashti Cunningham will compete in the high jump final Saturday at the Olympics. Her dad and coach is former NFL and UNLV quarterback Randall Cunningham.
Spring Valley point guard Aaliyah Gayles, a five-star recruit ranked No. 8 in the nation by ESPN for the 2022 class, has committed to Southern Cal.