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Locals lead Rebels’ baseball renaissance

The Rebels open play against Fresno State at 7 p.m. Thursday at Wilson Stadium as the No. 1 seed in the Mountain West Tournament, a co-conference champion whose roster includes 15 players from the Las Vegas valley.

UNLV names new women’s soccer coach

Chris Shaw was named the UNLV women’s soccer coach. In his first season at Barton College in 2013, he guided the Division II school in Wilson, N.C., to a 14-5-1 mark, eclipsing its win total from the previous four seasons combined en route to earning Conference Carolinas coach of the year honors.

Richy can rescue Rebels on mound

The news hit John Richy like a fastball that missed its spot. Square in the heart. “There were no words, nothing you could really say,” Richy recalled. “It was so tough to hear. Devastating. Tragic.”

Rebels’ dormant offense wakes up too late in loss

UNLV baseball coach Tim Chambers was nowhere in sight, and for most of Tuesday night, neither was any semblance of an offense. Which really isn’t news because the Rebels’ hitters are mired in a funk that threatens to derail a promising season.