Legacy High School (North Las Vegas, Nevada)

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Legacy High School
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Location
150 W. Deer Springs Way
North Las Vegas, NV, 89084
Coordinates 36°17′09″N 115°08′39″W / 36.2857°N 115.1441°W / 36.2857; -115.1441Coordinates: 36°17′09″N 115°08′39″W / 36.2857°N 115.1441°W / 36.2857; -115.1441
Information
School type Public high school
Motto "A World of Learning, A World of Difference"
Established 2006
School district Clark County School District
Dean Connie Humphrey
Stephanie Cannon
Robert Shauer
Principal Ken Sobaszek
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,980
School colour(s) Navy Blue, White, and Burnt Orange
              
Athletics conference Sunset 4A Region
Team name Longhorns
Rival Arbor View High School
Website

Legacy High School is a high school in North Las Vegas, Nevada that opened in 2006. It is part of the Clark County School District, The school opened with an enrollment of 1,820 and currently has an enrollment of 2,980. Legacy High School describes itself as a Global Studies school, offering eight different sections of foreign language (French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Sign language and Spanish). When the school opened during the 2006-07 school year, Legacy offered Arabic as one of its world languages courses, the first high school in Nevada to do so. The program has since been discontinued.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Athletics[edit]

The athletic program that represents Legacy is known as the Longhorns and compete in the Southwest Division of the Sunset 4A Region. Much of the schools athletic logos and uniforms are based on those used by athletic department at the University of Texas, Austin. Legacy has only been up for seven years and the school has had outstanding progress.Legacy High School's biggest rivalry is with Arbor View High School. Their most prize possession is the "The Horns" [trophy]. This rivalry game is also known as "The Battle of the Bulls" created by the class of 2008 student council. The rivalry between the high schools are 5-4 Arbor leads.

The 2009 Legacy football team won the school's first division championship, finishing the season 11-0 and 8-0 in the Northwest Division. The wins included a 7–6 victory over perennial powerhouse Palo Verde.[1] Legacy would lose in the Sunset 4A Region semifinals to Cimarron-Memorial, 21–20.[2]

The Men's Volleyball team took a major turn in the 2012-2013 school year. From previous years the Longhorns had a combine record of (13-32). To start off the new season Legacy brought in a new coach from Arbor View High School. The new coach had led the Longhorns into their first playoff appearance in school history. Unfortunately the Longhorns were eliminated from the Nevada 4A State tournament in the second round. Ending the season with a record of (18-6).


Sunset 4A Region - Northwest Division Championships[edit]

  • Football - 2009
  • Baseball - 2010
  • Softball - 2010
  • Men's Soccer - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015
  • Flag Football - 2014, 2015
  • Men's Volleyball - 2014, 2015

Sunset 4A Region - Sunset Region Championships[edit]

  • Men's Soccer - 2010, 2011
  • Men's Volleyball - 2014, 2015

Sunset 4A Region - State Championships[edit]

  • Men's Soccer- 2010, 2011
  • Men's Volleyball- 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brewer, Ray (October 10, 2009). "Legacy tops Palo Verde for biggest win in school history". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved January 12, 2010. 
  2. ^ Keefer, Case (November 13, 2009). "Cimarron-Memorial slides past Legacy". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved January 12, 2010. 

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