Practices Friday through Sunday at Impact Basketball will be closed to the public.
Mark Anderson has been at the Review-Journal since January 1999. He covered UNLV football for 17 seasons before moving to the men’s basketball beat in January 2016, and was president of the Football Writers Association of America in 2016. Anderson returned to the football beat in 2017 and still covers men’s basketball. Before coming to the R-J, he covered UNR football for five seasons at the Reno Gazette-Journal and was the high school sports reporter for the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat from 1988-94. He is a native of Tallahassee and a graduate of the University of Florida.
Silverado hadn’t trailed all season, but had to come from behind against Coronado on Friday night. The Skyhawks rushed for 258 yards and scored the final 22 points.
Two former UNLV star basketball players, Freddie Banks and Robert Smith, will have their jerseys lifted to the Thomas & Mack Center rafters this season.
Liberty was soundly beaten by Southern California high school power Mater Dei on Friday in the Polynesian Football Classic. The Monarchs are ranked No. 1 by USA Today.
The 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is Saturday. Former UNLV running back Joe Haro said it feels like “yesterday.”
Palo Verde’s Paisley Nichelson converted three fourth downs on its final drive and, behind a backup quarterback, the Panthers handed Green Valley its first loss.
The Las Vegas Bowl hopes to use Allegiant Stadium to lure top college football matchups every year. Arizona and Brigham Young will meet Saturday night.
Playing without All-Stars Liz Cambage and Dearica Hamby, the Aces clinched the victory over the Chicago Sky with a late 12-point run Thursday at Michelob Ultra Arena.
Cheyenne’s Kaleigha Plett is believed to be the first girl in Nevada high school football history to start at quarterback. She also played cornerback against Clark.