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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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