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Centennial freshman Troy Brown is the real deal

Centennial freshman Troy Brown is the real deal

I had heard and read all the glowing reviews of Centennial guard Troy Brown before heading out to watch the Bulldogs host Bishop Gorman on Friday night. Things like the No. 1 freshman player in the [...]

Balanced Gaels cruise past Centennial

Balanced Gaels cruise past Centennial

Here’s some bad news for local high school basketball entering the NIAA playoffs next week. Defending Division I state champion Bishop Gorman appears to be peaking at the right time. The Gaels (24-4, 10-0) put the [...]

High-Flying Pioneers Win Showdown With Vegas

High-Flying Pioneers Win Showdown With Vegas

BY BARRY WONG MyLVsports.com The participants for the NBA’s slam dunk contest were recently announced. At Las Vegas high school Thursday night, the Pioneers of Canyon Springs provided a pretty good audition tape. The Pioneers threw [...]

2014 Signing Day: Polu, Newman highlight Liberty signings

2014 Signing Day: Polu, Newman highlight Liberty signings

BY BARRY WONG MyLVsports.com After watching him for a few games, Liberty head football coach Rich Muraco knew he had something special with lineman Jarvis Polu. “Making the impression that he did on the coaches and [...]

Balanced Gaels cruise past Centennial

Balanced Gaels cruise past Centennial

BY BARRY WONG MyLVsports.com The numbers 14, 13, 12, 12 and 9 are not jaw-dropping point totals individually, but collectively that’s 60 of Bishop Gorman’s points in a 73-50 victory over Centennial in a Southwest League [...]

Canyon Springs rallies to defeat Valley

Canyon Springs rallies to defeat Valley

BY BARRY WONG MyLVsports.com After Tuesday night’s game against Valley, both Canyon Springs head coach Freddie Banks and junior guard Jordan Davis made a surprising, but candid admission: the Pioneers played a little selfish early on. [...]

Video: Game highlights from UNLV’s OT win over Fresno State

Video: Game highlights from UNLV’s OT win over Fresno State

BY BARRY WONG MyLVsports.com Check out video highlights of all the key plays in UNLV’s 75-73 overtime victory over Fresno State on Jan. 25, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Center Khem Birch led the [...]

Wranglers fans anxious for new venue decision

Wranglers fans anxious for new venue decision

For 21-year-old Las Vegas native Sam Armendariz, most of her best memories involve the Las Vegas Wranglers. Armendariz met one of her best friends, a girl she considers a younger sister, in the stands. “We ended [...]

Foothill Holiday Classic video highlights

Foothill Holiday Classic video highlights

The Foothill Holiday Classic began Thursday with a number of Las Vegas area high schools taking part. Check out Barry Wong‘s extensive highlight package, which features top prospects like UNLV target Ray Smith of Las Vegas [...]

Heart of Dallas Bowl: Storybook ending for Caleb Herring

Heart of Dallas Bowl: Storybook ending for Caleb Herring

Caleb Herring was getting ready to leave the Rebel Park practice field for one last time last week. “You’ve got one more (interview) here,” UNLV football media relations director Mark Wallington told the 6-foot-3 senior from [...]