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Banana Slugs slither into South Point

The team with the coolest nickname in college sports hoops it up during the annual Division III basketball tournament in Las Vegas.

 
Simon Keith golf outing offers llamas, cigars, great cause

Andrew Westerlund of Vancouver, British Columbia, a heart transplant and cancer survivor, was feted at the Simon Keith Foundation golf fundraiser benefiting organ transplant patients.

 
Sonic Boom of the South felt at halftime of UNLV opener — VIDEO

At halftime of Thursday’s UNLV college football season opener, four limber young men sporting the Jackson State colors strutted onto the field around the 50-yard line at Sam Boyd Stadium.

 
Sunrise Mountain runner lends fallen rival a helping hand

As the fast runners headed for the tape, Christian Jackson of Palo Verde High took a hard tumble. Steven Walker thought somebody should do something. He picked up his fallen rival and they crossed the line together.

 
Women bowlers return to Vegas for 3-month event at South Point

It is billed as the world’s largest participatory sporting event for women. When it ends in three months, it will have pumped more than $120 million of nongaming revenue into city coffers.

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