Here’s a look at some of the memorable Las Vegas sports finishes we’ll never forget — buzzer beaters and other heart-stoppers that proved Yogi Berra was right when he said “It ain’t over till it’s over.”
UNLV picked up its first member of the 2021 class when Durango point guard Keshon Gilbert committed Saturday. The Rebels have four commitments for the 2020 class.
Utah forward Donnie Tillman, formerly of Findlay Prep, will transfer to UNLV, according to multiple people familiar with the situation.
Desert Oasis pitcher/infielder Aaron Roberts was the first local player selected Wednesday, going to Boston with the final pick of the 15th round.
Running back Biaggio Ali Walsh, a Bishop Gorman graduate, has transferred from California to UNLV. He was named the Review-Journal’s male athlete of the year in 2016.
Former Bishop Gorman star quarterback Tate Martell concluded his redshirt freshman season at Ohio State by entering the NCAA’s transfer portal, but he has not been contacted by UNLV, a person familiar with the situation said.
Junior guard Jade Thomas announced in October her commitment to UNLV, where she will join her sister Bailey, who transferred last year from West Virginia to play for the Rebels. Sam is a sophomore wing at Arizona.
Centennial High School standout Melanie Isbell was among six players who signed national letters of intent with the UNLV women’s basketball team Wednesday.
Bubba Bolden, who went to Bishop Gorman and won the starting job at strong safety for Southern California, will not play against UNLV on Saturday. Trojans coach Clay Helton would not elaborate.
Las Vegas Review-Journal staffers make their picks for Week 3 of the high school football season.