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Bernal brings leadership to volleyball squad

By Giselle Arellano Senior Adan Bernal was looking for something different to do to finish up his athletic career. The senior played three years of football, did two years of track, and opted to finish his athletic career with volleyball. After some initial struggles, Bernal became one of the team’s most reliable players. “I wanted […]

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Sign up for Cowboys Basketball Camp

Young basketball players looking to improve their skills should sign up for the Cowboys Basketball Camp from June 12 to 15. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon daily. The cost is $125 per child. The camp is open to all students (boys and girls) entering first through ninth grade. Campers will receive instruction […]

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Jarvis accepts role on Chaparral baseball squad

Senior Connor Jarvis understands he needs to accept his role in order for a team to experience success. It’s something he learned from being part of the 2014 team that went to state. Jarvis acted a bullpen catcher during his freshman year, but now as a senior, his role evolved into something much larger. He […]

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Softball’s Shaw leads an impressive senior class

Sierra Shaw will do anything to ensure that her team succeeds. Recently, the senior set the Nevada Interscholastic Athletic Association state record for hit by pitches in her career with 28, including 15 this season. “It shows how (tough) I am at the plate and that I’m not scared to take a hit,” Shaw said. […]

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Athlete of the Month: Porras embodies ideal student-athlete

By Melany Rico When a player thinks about his or her favorite memory about playing a sport, it is typically about a victory. Unless you’re Alyssa Porras, whose favorite memory revolves solely around a Senior Night loss to Sunrise Mountain in her sophomore year. “Even though we lost, it was our best game,” said Porras, […]

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Chaparral player who was shot near Boulder Highway is set to rejoin team

By Ray Brewer Las Vegas Sun Paul Smith had made the afternoon walk many times before. He’d leave school at Chaparral High and head east on Viking Road toward Boulder Highway. Soon he would arrive home from summer workouts with the Cowboys football team, where the linebacker and running back was preparing for his senior […]

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Trio of Lady Cowboys Sign to Play at Next Level

  By Angelika Tabujara A trio of Chaparral Lady Cowboy basketball players signed letters of intent to continue their playing careers on April 8. Marcia Hawkins and Jade Hazelton signed with Southeast Community College in Milford, Neb., while Alexis Vanstory signed with Dawson Community College. Hawkins, a first-team all-region selection, averaged 16.9 points per game, […]

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