UNLV roundup: Softball team wins, gets to 6-0 for first time

Two sixth-inning RBI singles and strong pitching by freshman Jenny Bressler sent UNLV past Utah Valley 2-0 in the Boyd Gaming Rebel Classic softball tournament, putting the Rebels at 6-0 for the first time.

Matt Kuchar apologizes, promises $50K to caddie

Matt Kuchar apologized Friday for what he said were insensitive comments about the caddie he used at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico last fall and said he would pay the $50,000 the caddie requested.

Roundup: Boulder City tops Moapa Valley

Ethan Speaker had 19 points Friday to help Boulder City’s boys basketball team to a 74-51 over host Moapa Valley.

Desert Region: Antwon Jackson powers Clark past Liberty

Antwon Jackson, a burly 6-foot-7 throwback post player signed to Arkansas State, imposed his will on the Patriots en route to 26 points, 13 rebounds and a 69-47 victory for the home-standing Chargers (22-4).

Roundup: Western tops Del Sol in Sunset League play-in game

Millani Johnson scored 14 points to help Western’s girls basketball team earn the final spot in the Class 3A Southern Region playoffs with a 36-28 win over Del Sol in a Sunset League play-in game on Friday at Valley.

EDITORIAL: Stop the trend of legalizing late-term abortions

There’s not agreement on when life begins, but there are points when it’s obvious that life does exist inside the womb. That’s what makes the push in some states for increased access to late-term abortions so puzzling.

All awards will be aired live at Oscars, reversing earlier plan

Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year’s Oscar broadcast.

Player wins over $1M at Las Vegas Strip casino

For the second time in less than 10 days, a player at The Venetian became an instant millionaire after hitting the Sands Millionaire Progressive.

Board to submit nominees for top Nevada education job

The State Board of Education took a step toward finding a new superintendent of public instruction Friday, forming a subcommittee that will interview applicants before submitting three candidates to the governor next month.

5 individuals, Golden Knights make Southern Nevada HOF

Former UNLV football players Hunkie Cooper and Steve Stallworth, youth baseball figures Manny Guerra and Mike Martin, the Golden Knights and sports writer Steve Carp make up the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame class.

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