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Big Game Between Gorman and Findlay to be Televised

Big Game Between Gorman and Findlay to be Televised

 

The annual showdown between local high school basketball powers Findlay Prep and Bishop Gorman will be rebroadcast multiple times over the next 10 days.

The Big City Showdown Challenge takes place at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7 at the South Point arena. Cox Communications, Las Vegas will rebroadcast the game on Cox Channel 96, in high definition on Channel 1096 and online on its website at www.cox96.net.

The four rebroadcasts are scheduled as follows:  

  • Thursday, Jan. 10 at 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 12 at 3 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 3 p.m.  

Closures Planned Near Strip for New Year's Eve

Closures Planned Near Strip for New Year's Eve

As New Year’s Eve approaches, the Nevada Department of Transportation is warning of its planned closures in the area of the Strip.

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to celebrate in Las Vegas. NDOT is working with other agencies to restrict access on Las Vegas Boulevard from Sahara to Tropicana Avenues.

Below is the information for traffic control on New Year’s Eve, with closures from Interstate 15 to the Strip:

Choirs, Commissioners Mark Holiday Season

Choirs, Commissioners Mark Holiday Season

 

High school choirs, county commissioners and Santa Claus will take part in holiday festivities the next two days at the Clark County Government Center.

A tree lighting will be the centerpiece of events at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The 35-foot-tall tree was last put up in 2008 and features 2,000 lights and ornaments as well.

On Thursday and Friday, local high school choirs will be performing in the Government Center rotunda at 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. The schedule:

Nevada State Football Championship Preview

Nevada State Football Championship Preview

By Cole Mitchum

Executive Editor, Liberty Tribune

The Liberty Patriots have done it again. They are the Sunrise Region's football champions again in 2012, completing the quest for the three-peat.

Liberty (11-1) defeated the Coronado Cougars (9-3) Saturday, 59-20, to claim the Sunrise Region title and have advanced to the state title game. This marks the first time the Patriots are in the state title game for football.

“I was extremely happy with the performance of the team against Coronado. It was our best-played game of the year,” Head Coach Rich Muraco said.

The Patriots will now take on local powerhouse Bishop Gorman (12-1) at 12:15 PM Saturday at UNLV’s Sam Boyd Stadium.

Gorman defeated Reed High School (Reno), 49-24, over the weekend to clinch their spot in the game. This will be the second time the teams meet in as many years.

'Idol' Alum Kellie Pickler Still Carving Out Space

The country star covers personal ground in her new album.

Funny, how this "American Idol" stuff goes. Kellie Pickler is playing a bigger Las Vegas venue than Taylor Hicks, who ultimately won the fifth season of the talent show.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Styx Doubles Down by Playing Two Classic Albums in Concert

Styx Doubles Down by Playing Two Classic Albums in Concert

Why just play one full album when you can play two?

Styx is taking the reigning trend of the concert industry and doubling down on it.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Asian Food Festival to Feature More Than 25 Vendors

Admission is $10 per person.

More than 25 vendors offering foods representing various Asian cultures will be the focus of the second annual Asian Food Festival this weekend in the parking lot of the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal