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Gritty Foothill Handles Valley, Moves to Final Against Coronado

The Falcons earn a state tournament berth with a hard-fought win over a division champion.

Chansten Chow dived for a ball late in the fourth set Thursday and crashed face-first into the bottom row of bleachers.

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VOLLEYBALL: Foothill Adjusts, Beats Las Vegas

The Falcons struggle at times, but pull out the win in the first round's most competitive match.

Chris Sisson wasn’t sure how the Foothill boys volleyball team would respond at the first sign of adversity in the postseason. Any concerns the Falcons coach had were alleviated Tuesday.

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Wolves' Wetzel Eyes State Bid, Leaves School Records in Wake

A special swimmer at a Henderson high school sets his sights on capping a great season in the state meet.

Liam Wetzel owns three boys swimming records at Basic, including one that dated back to the days of disco and “Star Wars.”

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Bryce Harper Youngest to Hit Two Homers in Season Opener

Bryce Harper Youngest to Hit Two Homers in Season Opener

Harper already wowing fans in the Nationals' season opener. 

WASHINGTON — Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper is the youngest major leaguer to homer twice in his team’s opening game of a season, delivering solo shots in his first two at-bats Monday.

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Henderson Police Plan Saturation Patrols for Super Bowl

Henderson Police Plan Saturation Patrols for Super Bowl

 

Henderson Police will join up with other local law enforcement to employ saturation patrols to catch drunk drivers on Super Bowl Sunday.

Last year, there were three fatal accidents in Nevada during Super Bowl weekend, including one on Super Bowl Sunday. The fatal accident on Super Bowl Sunday occurred in Lander County; the other two took place in Clark County with one of those being a DUI-related crash.

Alcohol factored in 42 of Nevada’s 258 roadway deaths in 2012, according to the Nevada Department of Public Safety – Office of Traffic Safety.

The Henderson Police Traffic Unit received funding from the Department of Public Safety - Office of Traffic Safety, as part of the Joining Forces Grant.

If you’re attending a Super Bowl party or watching the game at a sports bar or restaurant, police offer the following tips:

Fifth-Grade Gymnast to Compete in National Competition

Isabella Fimbres, a student at J. Marlan Walker International School, competed at the Judges Cup in Las Vegas in November against the best level 7 gymnasts in the state.

She earned her spot on the Nevada State Team that will compete in Indianapolis on Jan. 7, 2012, at the "National Judges Cup Championships."

All 50 states send their finest to compete at a national level. The Nevada State Team consists of six girls and two alternates. At the age of 10, Isabella is the youngest gymnast.

Aussie Sweep in First Henderson Ironman Triathlon

Aussie Sweep in First Henderson Ironman Triathlon

 

A sweep from Down Under highlighted Sunday’s triathlon in Henderson.

The City of Henderson hosted the Marine Corps Ironman World Championship 70.3 for the first time, with approximately 1,700 athletes from across the globe competing. Top professionals Craig Alexander and Melissa Rollison - both from Australia - celebrated victories, crossing the finish line at the Henderson Pavilion in 3:54:48 and 4:30:55, respectively.

With the win, Alexander captured his second World Championship 70.3, while Rollison marked her first, just one year after entering her first 70.3 distance race. The top five professional men’s and women’s results from the Marine Corps Ironman World Championship 70.3 follow: