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Moment of the Year: Nick Doland, Chaparral basketball

Moment of the Year: Nick Doland, Chaparral basketball

Chaparral High basketball player Nick Doland is shown at the school Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. Doland, a special-needs student, scored his first career points during a game this season. By () Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 2 a.m. As told by Cowboys coach Steve Bentz: Nick Doland was the most valuable member of our program, because he epitomized what sports are […]

Game of the Year: Centennial vs. Liberty girls‘ basketball state championship

Game of the Year: Centennial vs. Liberty girls‘ basketball state championship

Ray Brewer / Las Vegas Sun Centennial senior Justice Ethridge is lifted up by teammates after winning a fourth straight state championship in overtime against Liberty, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at the Lawlor Events Center in Reno. By () Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 2 a.m. The nationally ranked Centennial High girls’ basketball team was expected to build a double-digit lead […]

Hank Greenspun Lifetime Achievement Award: Paul Nihipali, Chaparral football

Hank Greenspun Lifetime Achievement Award: Paul Nihipali, Chaparral football

Paul Nihipali By () Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 2 a.m. Chaparral High asked friends of coach Paul Nihipali to come by the school to record a video for his big award. Fifteen former players, coaches and friends showed up to sing the coach’s praises. It showed Nihipali was a more-than-deserving recipient of the Hank Greenspun Award, given to a figure […]

Female Team of the Year: Coronado flag football

Female Team of the Year: Coronado flag football

The Coronado High girls’ flag football team By () Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 2 a.m. Regardless of sport, few teams in the nation were as dominant as Coronado flag football this season. The Cougars went 22-0, winning by an average of 35 points per game. They amassed more than 8,000 yards of offense, surrendering only a little more than 4,000 […]

Male Team of the Year: Bishop Gorman basketball

Male Team of the Year: Bishop Gorman basketball

Ray Brewer / Las Vegas Sun Bishop Gorman High basketball players celebrate a seventh straight state championship at the Lawlor Events Center in Reno in Feb. 23, 2018. By () Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 2 a.m. Bishop Gorman was considered an underdog to Clark entering the season. The Chargers returned all of their starters from a team that nearly beat […]

Female Scholar Athlete of the Year: Haylee Niemann, Arbor View soccer

Female Scholar Athlete of the Year: Haylee Niemann, Arbor View soccer

Haylee Niemann By () Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 2 a.m. Haylee Niemann will pursue an engineering degree and play soccer at MIT in Boston next year after a decorated four years of high school. She was a two-year captain in both soccer and flag football, while also managing a 4.8 GPA to become Arbor View’s valedictorian. She’s also a National […]

Anchorage bank robber wrote his name and birthdate on back of hold-up note, FBI says

Anchorage bank robber wrote his name and birthdate on back of hold-up note, FBI says

Anchorage police rapidly solved a bank robbery Tuesday after the suspect handed the teller a hold-up note with his name and birthdate on the back, according to a charging document filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Anchorage. But Anchorage police didn‘t even need that handy tip to arrest Michael Gale Nash after he left First National Bank Alaska on 36th Avenue […]