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Thursday, both Las Vegas high school football programs hosted preseason scrimmage sessions as preludes to this coming Friday’s season openers. Pictured: West Las Vegas’ backups move the football against their Santa Rosa counterparts. The Dons hosted the Lions, as well as the Santa Fe Demons, in Thursday’s scrimmage
A sneak preview for LV football

With the official start to the 2017 prep football schedule just days away, local fans got a sneak preview of their favorite high school teams on Thursday.

West Las Vegas got things started with a three-way scrimmage involving Class 6A Santa Fe High and Class 3A Santa Rosa, both programs projected to be on an upward trend this fall.