On Saturday night, after he posted a rousing score of 90.75 aboard a snorting hunk of beast called Breakdown to take control of these PBR World Finals at the Thomas &Mack Center, the bull rider J.B. Mauney from North Carolina had some huggin’ to do.
So much for the Wranglers’ strong start.
Bull rider J.B. Mauney’s last name is pronounced “Mooh-nee,” but he might want to change it to money after his clutch performance at the Professional Bull Riders World Finals at the Thomas &Mack Center.
If Herring was a big reason why UNLV lost here two years ago, he was at least as important to the Rebels’ 27-22 victory Saturday over archrival UNR.
UNLV ended eight years of misery, beating upstate rival UNR 27-22 tonight at sold-out Mackay Stadium.
Coach Bobby Hauck ran down the sideline shaking his right fist after running back Tim Cornett bowled his way into the end zone.
This is how John Bisci, the longtime Las Vegas Motor Speedway media expert and drag racing enthusiast, describes the NHRA Mello Yellow Drag Racing tour: “Everybody wants to go home with Wally.”
At a time when most 64-year-olds are making sure they will have the right Medicare coverage, Force is traveling 300 mph down a quarter-mile of asphalt. The Bell Gardens, Calif., native refuses to act his age.
It represents more today for the UNLV football program than a replica of a 19th century Howitzer, more than a 550-pound trophy ever could, more than its $10,000 value.
As he journeys through his first professional hockey season, Wranglers rookie goalie Travis Fullerton will encounter plenty of new places and faces. But he’s already quite familiar with one of the faces of Las Vegas’ ECHL franchise — that of coach Mike Madill.