H Waldman played for UNLV from 1990-92 and Saint Louis from 1993-95 before playing internationally in three countries.
Las Vegas native Tasha Schwikert, an Olympic gymnast, was inducted into UCLA’s Hall of Fame in July. The attorney also received a prestigious honor in Dallas.
Former Valley High star Dan Opperman, a first-round pick of the Dodgers in 1987, overcame injury disappointments to carve out a successful legal career in New Mexico.
Former UNLV strength coach, world-class weightlifter Mark Philippi is trying to remain optimistic despite losing his XFL job and training clients amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jamaal Brimmer, who played at UNLV from 2001 to 2004,is probably the school’s greatest safety of all time, but even now, he prefers to credit his teammates.
Rod Buskas played three seasons for the Las Vegas Thunder, including for the inaugural 1993 team. He became a pilot for Hawaiian Airlines in 2001.
Toledo’s Wasean Tait rushed for 185 yards and four touchdowns in the 1995 Las Vegas Bowl, including the game winner to beat UNR in the first major college overtime game.
Frank Nails coached former Raiders David Humm and, Frank Hawkins, but treated all of his players like surrogate sons.
Katie Hnida became the first woman to play in a major-college game when she attempted an extra point in the 2002 Las Vegas Bowl for New Mexico.
Former UNLV and MLB star Matt Williams manages the Kia Tigers of the Korea Baseball Organization, which plays in empty stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Miami Hurricanes All-American parlayed Las Vegas kicking stint into successful real estate career.
The Review-Journal’s “Where Are They Now” series catches up with athletes who played high school, college or professional sports in the Las Vegas Valley.
Former NHL goalie Clint Malarchuk nearly died on the ice and has battled personal demons, but he recalls his Las Vegas stint with fondness.
Linda Frohlich’s 2,355 points remains UNLV’s record for a men’s or women’s basketball player. She and her husband, Andrew Todd, operate a training facility in California.
Fun-loving Rick Lancellotti set a Las Vegas franchise record with 131 RBIs in 1984 and is the former minor league leader in home runs.