Liberty senior offensive tackle Ed Haynes is eighth in Nevada’s 247Sports’ composite rankings, a combination of various recruiting rating services.
Golf courses take on the most high-profile role in the effort to conserve water, but other sports are also part of an effort to conserve water as Lake Mead’s level falls.
Connor Fields, who went to Green Valley High School and UNLV, is the only American to win an Olympic gold medal in BMX.
Right-hander Jaret Godman, a junior at Oklahoma, was drafted in the 19th round on Tuesday by the Boston Red Sox.
College of Southern Nevada pitcher Kris Bow, who also went to Centennial, was selected by the Yankees, and Basic outfielder Mason Neville was chosen by the Reds.
Bishop Gorman outfielder Justin Crawford was drafted Sunday by the Philadelphia Phillies, who have two other players from Las Vegas on their roster.
Bishop Gorman graduate Justin Crawford could follow his dad into the major leagues. Carl Crawford put together a successful 15-year MLB career.
Vashti Cunningham, who went to Bishop Gorman High School, is the nation’s top high jumper. She is ranked sixth in the world and competes in the World Championships on Saturday.
Ryan Ludwick and Larry Brown, who will be inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame, said Las Vegas is capable of being home to the Oakland Athletics.
Palo Verde’s Daniel Bellinger, a tight end at San Diego State, was the first Las Vegas player drafted. The other was Bishop Gorman’s Jalen Nailor, a wide receiver at Michigan State.