Desert Pines three-sport athlete and highly-touted football star Darnell Washington is the winner of the Richard Nelson Courage Award.
Find out the winners of the male and female athletes of the year, the coach and team of the year, winners of each sport’s athlete and coach of the year, and two special awards.
Mwani Wilkinson scored all 18 of his points in the second half, including Gorman’s first 12 points of the fourth quarter, as the Gaels defeated the Jaguars 52-42 in the Southern Nevada boys basketball championship game.
Mwani Wilkinson scored 16 points, including three dunks, to help the Gaels to a 57-50 win over Clark in the Desert Region championship game at Foothill.
Bishop Gorman forced a turnover in the waning seconds to secure a 59-55 victory over Findlay Prep in the annual Big City Showdown on Saturday at South Point Arena.
Foothill senior guard Jace Roquemore announced his commitment to UC-San Diego last Thursday night, ensuring he’ll attend college for free via a full basketball scholarship.
Senior forward Ashtyn Fink is one of the top college prospects in Nevada, a four-star recruit by TopDrawerSoccer.com. She committed to Vanderbilt as a sophomore in 2016.
Clark’s Jalen Hill comes in at No. 1 on our list of Southern Nevada’s top boys basketball players.
The Washington Wizards selected Las Vegan Troy Brown Jr. with the 15th pick in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday. Brown, a 6-foot-7-inch guard/forward, played one year at Oregon after starring at Centennial High School.
Chaparral basketball player Nick Doland is the 2017-18 Richard Nelson Courage Award winner