Logan Taylor delivers for 51s in 3-2 win over Fresno

Logan Taylor made his second spot start of the season for the Las Vegas 51s. He delivered exactly what they needed in a 3-2 win over Fresno at Cashman Field.

UNLV roundup: Petmecky, softball team win fourth straight

Janine Petmecky went 3-for-4, scored twice and pitched a complete game to lead UNLV to a 5-2 win over Colorado State in a Mountain West softball game Thursday at Eller Media Stadium.

Class 3A: Rattlers roll to quarterfinal win

Michael Jones had 20 digs, five kills and four aces to power defending Class 3A state champ Mojave to a 25-6, 25-7, 25-15 sweep over Desert Pines in the Class 3A state quarterfinals on Thursday.

Sunrise Region: Coronado knocks off Las Vegas in five-set thriller

The Coronado boys volleyball team’s quest for a second straight Sunrise Region title will continue after the Cougars won a thrilling five-set contest against host Las Vegas, 25-23, 23-25, 17-25, 25-20, 15-12.

Sunset Region: Inspired senior Farries Gardner lead Centennial over Palo Verde

Farries Gardner, a 6-foot-2-inch opposite hitter, had 17 kills — including three emphatic ones to end the game — and 10 digs to propel Centennial to a decisive 25-18, 25-15, 25-21 victory over defending Class 4Astate champion Palo Verde at host-site Arbor View.

Report: White House aide dismissed McCain view, says ‘he’s dying’

A White House official dismissed a view expressed by Sen. John McCain about President Donald Trump’s CIA nominee, saying Thursday at a staff meeting that “it doesn’t matter” because “he’s dying anyway,” two people in the room told The Associated Press.

CCSD trustees agree to creation of new negotiator position

Clark County School District trustees agreed Thursday to the creation of a new position to handle negotiations with labor unions and advise the school board on all legal matters.

Boulder City dominantes boys, girls swim meets

The twin brother-sister duo of Rose and A.J. Pouch, combined for eight wins, as the Eagles rolled to a pair of regional titles.

Sunset Region: Makall Whetten sends Palo Verde to tournament final

Makall Whetten knocked a two-out, two-RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Panthers a 5-3 lead over Shadow Ridge. The Mustangs left the bases loaded in the seventh without scoring, and Palo Verde advanced to its ninth straight Sunset Region final.

Sunrise Region: Coronado overpowers Liberty to advance to final

Coronado senior hurler Tatum Spangler recovered from a modest first-inning jam to dominate the Patriots with a steady dose of rise-balls en route to an 11-1, five-inning home victory in the Sunrise Region tournament.

Trump pushes GOP to mobilize for midterms at Indiana rally

Embracing his role as party leader, President Donald Trump issued a stern warning at a rally Thursday that Democrats would disrupt the economic progress of his administration, imploring Republicans to mobilize during the 2018 midterm elections.

Nevada governor candidates queried on abortion rights, sex ed

The top two Democrats running for Nevada governor fielded questions about abortion rights, sex education and paid family leave during a Thursday night forum hosted by NARAL Pro-Choice Nevada.

How much CCSD teachers make will shock you

A first-year teacher at the Clark County School District will make $15.25 an hour — just in benefits. Teachers at the top of the pay scale make over $100 an hour in pay and benefits.

NASCAR revs up over talk of possible sale

Is this just another “one of them racin’ deals,” as the stock car racing announcers say on TV? Or are reports that NASCAR may be for sale something more than that?

Hall of Fame selection surprises ex-UNLV swim coach Jim Reitz

Former UNLV swim coach Jim Reitz will be inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, along with Forrest Griffin, Al Bernstein, Armon Gilliam, Rossi Ralenkotter and the Las Vegas Thunder hockey team.

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