Former UNLV pitcher Erick Fedde helped the Washington Nationals win several games this season, appearing in 21 and starting 12. He finished 4-2 with a 4.50 ERA.
Former UNLV soccer star Simon Keith received the gift of life from Roger Groves’ son, a schoolboy soccer player in Wales who died of a brain hemorrhage on the field in 1986.
The UNLV men’s golf team has qualified for its 31st consecutive appearance in the NCAA regionals, a national record and one more consecutive national championship berth than the Kansas basketball team.
UNLV’s cheerleaders and Rebel Girls & Company dance team were absent from the Thomas Mack Center Saturday where the Rebels routed San Jose State. But they had a good excuse. They were at Disneyworld winning national championships.
Longtime Las Vegan Rick Down, who died at home Saturday at age 68, spent 17 seasons as a major league hitting coach.
One of the world’s longest surviving heart transplant recipients, former UNLV soccer star Simon Keith is hospitalized in San Diego and facing a second transplant.
Danny Musovski, a senior forward from Henderson, has been named to the MAC Hermann Watch List for the second straight year. He is the first UNLV soccer player to be so honored.
The local U.S. Open qualifier was Monday at SouthShore Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, a course that is spectacular and picturesque but perhaps better suited for bighorn sheep.
Public address announcer Dick Calvert was inducted into UNLV’s Athletics Hall of Fame on Thursday under the heading of “distinguished contributor,” which is what he has been for the past 47 years.
Alyssa Arnett, a sophomore all-conference diver, received a wedding proposal from the high-rise platform at the Mountain West championships. She agreed to take the plunge.