League play begins for Class 5A, 4A and 3A high school football teams this week, which means the playoff picture will come into focus in the next five weeks.
Shadow Ridge will host a “Yellow Out” on Friday in honor of Hillary LaVoie, the daughter of boys soccer coach Brian LaVoie, who died in a car crash in 2010.
Silverado overcame a tough test from Coronado by scoring the game’s final 22 points in a 32-14 win to remain No. 1 in the Review-Journal’s Class 4A football rankings.
Palo Verde hosted Shadow Ridge in a girls volleyball match Tuesday night. Palo Verde won in four sets.
Silverado struggled offensively against Sierra Vista but still cruised to a 36-7 win. The Skyhawks host No. 5 Coronado, and No. 2 Shadow Ridge welcomes No. 3 Desert Oasis.
Western hosted Shadow Ridge on Monday in a Class 4A boys soccer game. Shadow Ridge won 1-0.
No. 1 Silverado was off last week, and No. 2 Shadow Ridge held off Durango. No. 3 Coronado, No. 4 Desert Oasis and new No. 5 Clark posted impressive wins.
It was only two years ago that Centennial played for a state championship. The rebuilding Bulldogs picked up their first win, 9-8 over Legacy on Friday.
Silverado takes over the No. 1 spot in the Review-Journal’s Southern Nevada Class 4A football rankings after bumping off former No. 1 Shadow Ridge 50-29.
The Palo Verde boys and Coronado girls open No. 1 in the Southern Nevada Soccer Coaches Association Week 1 polls.
Brandon Tunnell threw for 253 yards and three touchdowns in a 50-29 win over Shadow Ridge in a battle of early Class 4A state championship favorites.
Shadow Ridge defeated Class 5A Centennial 31-22 last week to land the No. 1 spot in the Review-Journal’s Southern Nevada 4A football rankings for Week 1.
Jovantae Barnes ran for 139 yards and four touchdowns to help Desert Pines beat Palo Verde 38-13 in the first-ever Class 5A game for both teams.
The spring sports season was limited to six weeks, with some teams’ seasons even shorter because of COVID, but players and coaches were just happy to get back on the field.