UNLV’s women’s volleyball team partnered with Team IMPACT on Thursday to hold a special celebration for a local girl battling Sickle Cell Disease.
The Skatin’ Rebels are 11-4 this season and continue to dream about one day advancing from club to NCAA Division I level, which could take as much as $20 million.
Nick Robone doesn’t question attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival last Oct. 1, doesn’t believe he should have left his recreation hockey league game and simply went home, doesn’t regret agreeing to meet his younger brother and friends to watch country star Jason Aldean perform.
Bill Hornbuckle, an MGM executive and one of the nine members of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board, on Thursday said his company fears that its customers would be “choked out” by people wanting to park close to the stadium on event days.
UNLV’s baseball program improved its victory total by 15 over a year ago. But the Rebels are still searching for depth, and coach Stan Stolte said they are still two years from getting where he wants.
UNLV’s baseball team barely got into the Mountain West tournament. But the Rebels open with UNR, a team they beat two of three times in a series from May 11 to 13 in Las Vegas.
The NCAA has at least temporarily changed its policy toward legalized sports betting, clearing the way for Las Vegas to bid on championship events such as the Final Four.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a nationwide ban on single-game legalized sports betting outside of Nevada. That could help Las Vegas’ case to host NCAA championship events, which currently is prohibited.
UNLV is coming off a championship in the Mountain West indoor meet. The Rebels are one of the favorites heading into this week’s outdoor meet in Clovis, California.
UNLV hired Eric Nepomuceno to be in charge of compliance for the athletic department. Athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois also has restructured the compliance office, so Nepomuceno will report to her as well as the president’s office.