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Bishop Gorman High School

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Type
  
Private, Coeducational

Established
  
September 7, 1954

Staff
  
130

Mascot
  
Gael

Colors
  
Blue, Orange

Religious affiliation(s)
  
Roman Catholic

Principal
  
Kevin P. Kiefer

Phone
  
+1 702-732-1945

Number of students
  
1,132 (2007–2008)

Bishop Gorman High School

Oversight
  
Roman Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas

Address
  
5959 S Hualapai Way, Las Vegas, NV 89148, USA

Similar
  
Faith Lutheran Middle Sc, Palo Verde High School, Durango High School, Desert Oasis High School, University of Nevada - Las Vegas

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Bishop gorman high school


Bishop Gorman High School (also commonly referred to as Gorman High School or BGHS) is a Roman Catholic, private, preparatory school located in Summerlin, Nevada. The school is administered by the Diocese of Las Vegas, and has been serving Clark County and the Las Vegas Valley for over 50 years. The school opened in 1954 and its mascot is a Gael, or mounted Irish Knight.

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History

Bishop Gorman High School was established by Romy and Dorothy Hammes, Kathlyn Hammes Mowbray, Bishop Robert J. Dwyer of Reno-Las Vegas, and Father John F. Brown, Provincial Superior of the Clerics of St. Viator. The school opened September 7, 1954. Bishop Dwyer named it after his predecessor, The Most Reverend Thomas K. Gorman, the first Bishop of the Reno-Las Vegas Diocese. From its inception, the school has been administered by the Clerics of Saint Viator.

The campus was originally located near Downtown Las Vegas, at 1801 S. Maryland Pkwy. Classes began at its current Summerlin location on September 5, 2007. The new 187,000 square feet (17,400 m2) school, located on a campus of 36 acres (15 ha), cost $96 million.

Activities

Mock Trial

  • State Championships
  • 2005
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • National High School Mock Trial Championship Rankings
  • 2008, 19th
  • 2009, 5th (Previous State Record)
  • 2010, 18th
  • 2011, 11th
  • 2013, 4th (State Record)
  • Athletics

    The athletics program and teams of Bishop Gorman are known as the Gaels, and compete in the Southwest Division of the Sunset 4A Region. The Gaels have become one of the most prominent high school athletics program in the state of Nevada, frequently winning numerous state championships each year. Additionally, the Gaels have been recognized by many national publications including USA Today and Sports Illustrated as being among the top ten high school athletic programs in the United States.

    In the summer of 2008, the Gaels baseball team, sponsored by American Legion Post 76 in Las Vegas, won the American Legion World Series, a first for any Nevada high school. They ended up fielding 798 points total in football, more than any other high school in the nation for the 2009 season and ended up being ranked 46th in the nation by Rivals. In the 2009/2010 year they became the first Nevada school in over forty years to win the state championship in all three major sports (football, basketball, and baseball). Its basketball team is consistently ranked in the Nation's Top 10.

    Coach Tony Sanchez took over as Bishop Gorman High Schools head football coach in March 2009. In 2010 and 2011, he led Gorman to a varsity record of 28-2 and an overall program record of 61-4. At the start of the 2012 season, Gorman beat nationally ranked teams Our Lady of Good Counsel and St Louis High School in Hawaii to raise its high school ranking into the top ten schools. Both matches were televised, by ESPN and Fox networks, respectively. In 2014 and 2015, Bishop Gorman won back-to-back National Championships.

    Former D1-wrestler, 3rd degree black belt in Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, 3xTeam USA member, 5x World grappling champ (152-5 overall,78-0 FILA Int), and head strategist coach for MMA, Ricky Lundell is the current head wrestling coach for the gaels, along with his assistant coach Todd Prace.

    Men's Sports State Championships

    Baseball

    Gorman holds the state record for most consecutive championships in this sport.

    Basketball

    Bowling

    Football

    Golf

    Lacrosse

    Soccer

    Swimming

    Tennis

    Women's Sports State Championships

    Basketball

    Bowling

    Golf

    Lacrosse

    Soccer

    Swimming

    Tennis

    Track & Field

    References

    Bishop Gorman High School Wikipedia