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Gorman Football Considered Nation's 8th Best Team since 2009

Gorman Football Considered Nation's 8th Best Team since 2009

The Bishop Gorman High School football program has earned a spot among the top teams in the country.

The Bishop Gorman High football team’s rise from Nevada power to a nationally respected program was validated today when the HSFB100 Dynasty Rankings listed Gorman as its No. 8 team since 2009.

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Wranglers Leaving the Orleans Arena

Wranglers Leaving the Orleans Arena

The Las Vegas Wranglers hockey team will not be returning to the Orleans Arena next season, the team confirmed Thursday.

The owners of the minor league hockey team had hoped to extend its contract with the arena but were turned down during negotiations. The decision means the team may not be able to stay in Las Vegas.

Under league rules, if the owners cannot find a home by the league deadline, they cannot play next season.

The team started playing at the Orleans in 2003. 

A Great Thanksgiving Tradition: Bishop Gorman, Palo Verde Ready to Put on Holiday Show

A Thanksgiving tradition for two Las Vegas schools set for Saturday.

The high school football players in this Las Vegas area Thanksgiving weekend tradition know they are fortunate. They realize the obvious: They could be like the players at other schools whose season is already over, watching from the stands with envy because they’ve long turned in their gear.

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Student Athletes from Gorman High School Announce College Plans

Student Athletes from Gorman High School Announce College Plans

Several high school athletes from Bishop Gorman High School have their futures planned out for the next four years.

The school's student body gathered in the gym Wednesday to recognize 12 Gaels who signed national letters of intent, including one athlete who signed an equestrian letter of intent to Kansas State

No football or basketball players announced signing plans, but six other sports were represented. Emma Kirst is going to the University of Utah to play volleyball.

"Verbally committed in September of last year, but they've been looking at me for two and a half years. I just narrowed it down to Pac 12 schools and I just picked Utah," Kirst said.

Baseball player Cole Krzmarzick is one of two players who decided to play for the Wolf Pack at University of Nevada Reno.

"A lot of relief off our shoulders and just focus on the season. I'm really excited to go play college ball," Krzmarzick said.

Gorman is No. 1 in Sun's Preseason Rankings; Other Teams May Be a Surprise

Gorman is No. 1 in Sun's Preseason Rankings; Other Teams May Be a Surprise

The Gaels are joined in the top three by a traditional power and a resurgent one.

The Bishop Gorman High football team hasn’t lost to a Las Vegas-area opponent since 2008 in winning four straight state championships.

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Former Gorman Star in Trouble for NBA Violation

Former Gorman Star in Trouble for NBA Violation

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Minnesota Timberwolves President Flip Saunders says the team "fully supports" the decision to send first-round draft Shabazz Muhammad home from the NBA's rookie transition program due to a rules violation.

Muhammad was sent home after bringing a female visitor to his hotel room Tuesday night. Players are required to get approval for guests from program officials. Muhammad also will be fined for the infraction, which was first reported by USA Today. He will have to go through the program again next summer.

Muhammad was chosen 14th overall by the Timberwolves in June after one season at UCLA.

The rookie transition program is a four-day seminar that is held to help teach young players about making the jump from college, or overseas, to the NBA.

 

Palo Verde Boys, Gaels Girls Swim to Titles; Boulder City sweeps I-A

 

The Panthers of Palo Verde High School came back from Carson City with a state title in Division I, but Boulder City swimmers dominated I-A.

CARSON CITY — Palo Verde boys swimming coach Brent Gonzalez had a simple piece of advice for his 400-yard freestyle relay team Saturday.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.