The UNLV women’s volleyball team continued its winning ways at Cox Pavilion on Saturday with a 3-0 sweep (25-23, 25-16, 25-10) over the Air Force Falcons.
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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.
UNLV will have to rebuild its pitching staff next season after losing its top three starters and closer to the big leagues.
The 1998 NCAA men’s golf champions held off Clemson and won by three shots to produce UNLV’s other national team championship, joining the 1990 men’s basketball team. The golf team will be honored Friday with its induction into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame.