Sophomore middle blocker Elsa Descamps and senior right-side hitter Bree Hammel were tabbed Monday as the Mountain West’s Offensive Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week.
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Ryan Moore, who is the best UNLV golfer in history, won the John Deere Classic last weekend and is playing very good golf lately.
Junior forward Danny Musovski and senior goalkeeper Richard Garness were both selected from UNLV to the preseason all-conference team.
Veronica Joels, a junior at The Meadows High School, orally committed to the UNLV women’s golf team for the class of 2018. She would be one of the program’s most heralded recruits.
Marking 30 years as a heart transplant recipient, Simon Keith joins former U.S. surgeon general, Nobel Prize winner on White House Organ Summit speaker list.
Las Vegan Amanda Bingson finished fourth and one spot out of qualifying for Rio in the women’s hammer throw Wednesday at the U.S. Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon.
Greg Maddux, the Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher and 1984 Valley High School graduate, will join the UNLV baseball team as a volunteer pitching coach starting in the fall.
Silverado High School graduate Amanda Bingson, who first took up the event as a freshman at UNLV and holds the American record, will be favored to secure her second consecutive Olympic berth Wednesday.
Greg Maddux has always served as his son Chase’s unofficial pitching coach. Next season, the Baseball Hall of Famer might formally tutor his son — an incoming UNLV sophomore — as the Rebels’ pitching coach.
UNLV high jumper Kaysee Pilgrim will be one of 12 trying to make the three-person American team for the Rio Olympics, a group led by Bishop Gorman High School graduate Vashti Cunningham.