The Valley boys basketball team struggled on offense during the first week of the season. The Vikings’ solution on Wednesday was to focus on the other end of the floor.
The Dallas Cowboys usually are the NFL’s most entertaining bad/mediocre team. That mantel has been passed on to the Washington Redskins. And it’s days like Wednesday that are pure gold.
The Las Vegas Wranglers opened a three-game road series against the Colorado Eagles with a 4-3 shootout victory on Wednesday night.
The winter storm front and extremely cold temperatures that have held much of the country in their grip for the past week or so have made the going rough for outdoors lovers, but those conditions also have opened the door of opportunity for waterfowl hunters.
■ LAKE MEAD — While the drop in temperatures and windy conditions have kept some anglers off the water, others are finding good fishing for striped bass by working the shallower waters in Boulder Basin. Swimbaits have worked well in about 10 feet of water, and jigging spoons have been productive at depths of about 30 feet and deeper. The largemouth bass bite has been fair to good, with fish hitting top-water baits early and late in the day. Dark plastics have proven successful.
You don’t accept a postseason game in 2013 to make money. You don’t agree to play North Texas in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Jan. 1 with the idea your athletic department’s bottom line is going to realize a sudden influx of cash.
UNLV freshman Jamal Aytes has left the program seven games into the season.
UNLV picked up another commitment from a quarterback, with Kevin Thomson, from Auburn Riverside High School near Tacoma, Wash., saying he would play for the Rebels.
Tyler Pearson is Mississippi born and raised but a fan of Alabama football, which is understandable given the Crimson Tide have owned their series against the Rebels like Nick Saban does all hearts in Tuscaloosa.
When the National Finals Rodeo wraps up on Saturday night at the Thomas &Mack Center, Kaleb Driggers and Travis Graves will head their separate ways, which is not uncommon in team roping, even among the best duos.