The Sonic Boom of the South will play Aug. 31 at the Pearson Community Center in North Las Vegas.
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Graduate transfers Christian Jones and Uche Ofoegbu will be needed as much by UNLV for their leadership as their on-court skills. Jones transferred from St. John’s and Ofoegbu from San Francisco.
Linebacker was UNLV’s thinnest position last season, when starters Tau Lotulelei, Ryan McAleenan and Matt Lea were forced to stay on the field for virtually every snap of every game. This season, linebacker is expected to be one of UNLV’s deepest and strongest positions.
The Rebels’ first two-a-day is Wednesday, with the team practicing under the morning sun at Rebel Park before returning to the field for an evening workout at Sam Boyd Stadium.
The preparation now is for three exhibition games in a popular cruise-ship stop. But the work that probably will define how UNLV fares under first-year coach Marvin Menzies began in earnest last month.
While coach Tony Sanchez indicated the close battle for the starting spot could extend into the Rebels’ Sept. 1 season opener against Jackson State, he said he’s simply looking for the most efficient game manager.
After a week of practice, UNLV coach Marvin Menzies and two of his players said the team is starting to come together. The Rebels leave Saturday for a week-long trip to the Bahamas that includes three exhibition games.
Hoping to harness that killer instinct and mentality on the football field, UNLV’s new starting offensive linemen call themselves The Orcas.
More than five months later, following the first four fall camp practices, Sanchez is still waiting for Stanton or Palandech to stake his claim to the No. 1 spot
Fifteen true freshmen from one of UNLV’s best recruiting classes ever and four other promising newcomers were on the practice field for the Rebels on Friday.
Injuries limited UNLV forward Tyrell Green to eight games last season. Now he’s back, having lost at least 20 pounds, with the determination to put together a strong season.
Four years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed his family’s home in New Orleans, UNLV wide receiver Devonte Boyd moved to Las Vegas to live with his uncle, who made an immeasurable impact on his life.
Keith Belton will have as much to say about how improved the Rebels are this season and beyond as anyone else, his responsibility to grow the physiques of boys into men and men into bigger men.
Fresh off UNLV’s first fall football practice Friday at Rebel Park, coach Tony Sanchez said his top priority early in training camp is naming a starting quarterback.
UNLV assistant Rob Jeter spent the past 11 basketball seasons as the head coach at Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Now he’s trying to help first-year Rebels coach Marvin Menzies get off to a strong start.
With UNLV’s Sept. 1 season opener against Jackson State at Sam Boyd Stadium less than four weeks away, here are five things to watch in camp.
Findlay Prep forward P.J. Washington, ranked by ESPN.com as the nation’s 16th-best prospect, included UNLV in his final eight.
When everyone else was running from UNLV’s basketball program like frightened guests from a T-Rex at a fictional park, Jalen Poyser didn’t budge.
UNLV will practice the next two weeks before heading to the Bahamas to play three exhibition games. This early start to the season is important for what is virtually an entirely new team.
Individual tickets went on sale Monday for all six of UNLV’s home football games this season at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV cornerback Tim Hough, a Desert Pines High School product who set the school freshman record for interceptions last season with four, took ballet classes from ages 3 to 9.
San Diego State senior running back Donnel Pumphrey is the nation’s active leader in rushing yards (4,272), rushing touchdowns (45) and all-purpose yards (5,145). He attended Canyon Springs High School.
It’s no secret to followers of UNLV football that the energy level of strength coach Keith Belton and his assistant, Jeff Eaton, is off the charts. Their infectious enthusiasm also is no longer a secret to the outside world.