The Chaparral Cowboys hosted the Eldorado Sun Devils in Nevada’s second oldest high school football rivalry. The meeting between the two schools did not disappoint the fans. The Cowboys snapped a three-game losing streak in the series and tripled their win total from the past three years at 3-1 overall.


Jason Johnson
The most valuable player of the game was Chaparral’s quarterback Jason Johnson who had 11 carries for 83 yards and a touchdown, and passed for 137 yards with two scoring strikes.


Shamarlo Tinch


Shamarlo Tinch, is a remarkable young man. Although he has had some tough times, he has weathered them admirably, emerging stronger, wiser, and more mature. Marlo is a very pleasant, hardworking respectful student. I (Bonnie Moses) am fortunate to have him in my senior English class; he is an outstanding role model for many students. He helps set the tone of the class, ambition, good humor, and a smile that makes everyone feel good. Accompanying Marlo tonight is his teacher, Bonnie Moses. Presenting the award is Marine Sergeant Jabri … Congratulations Shamarlo!!!
Justin Brown


Justin is a running back for Eldorado High School. He currently carries a 3.2 grade point average. Not only does Justin participate in Football but he also plays multiple others sports at Eldorado. Justin is a good kid and sets a good example for his peers. Presenting the award is Marine Sergeant Ambrose…Congratulations Justin!!!


William Hernandez


William is a team captain, starter kicker and punter, defensive end, guard, 3-year varsity football wrestler, 3rd in county power dean and regional place 4-year varsity track. William is the strongest weightlifter currently at Chaparral High School. William is planning on attending college, he is currently interested in Reno, Boise State and ASU where he will play football. Presenting his award is Marine Sergeant Jabri… Congratulations William!!!
Gerald Pencil


Gerald is currently a soccer coach at Eldorado High School and has coached football. He has coached for over 24 years and is the head of the Nevada State Association. Most coaches in the state have worked for him. Gerald never forgets a name and the greatest part about him is he starts off as a coach and becomes a lifelong friend. Accepting this award on his behalf is Roy Thompson. Presenting his award is Marine Sergeant Ambrose…. Congratulations Coach Pencil!!!


The Sun Devils could not keep the Cowboys out of the end zone in the second half, Chaparral’s Antonio Thomas rushed for 190 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries in leading the Cowboys to a 52-14 win. The players rushed the field taking home the “Cleat” and their first ever Great American Rivalry Series Trophy.