Valley High School’s football field, along with the fields at Clark and Rancho, have been deemed unsafe. The teams will play every game this season on the road. Clark, Rancho and Valley each received a turf field in the early 2000s, and these fields usually have a shelf life of about 10 years. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Aviators president Don Logan recalls the infamous baseball card of former Las Vegas Stars pitcher Keith Comstock produced during the team’s Pacific Coast League championship season in 1988. The card shows Comstock grimacing while appearing to be struck in the groin with a baseball. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Representatives from the Las Vegas Aviators and Triple a baseball announce Las Vegas Ballpark to host the 2020 Triple-A National Championship Game next September.
Johnathan Abram’s wife thinks her husband was annoying on the first episode of the Raiders on HBO’s “Hard Knocks.”
The Arizona Diamondbacks have had discussions with the city of Henderson regarding the possibility of relocating the team to Nevada. Henderson gave its side of the story, now it’s time to hear from the people of Arizona. LVRJ host Cassie Soto and LVRJ Sports Columnist Ed Graney made the trip to Phoenix to hear first-hand reactions from fans who have followed the team since its inception in 1998.
When Las Vegas’ Mountain Ridge team went all the way to the 2014 Little League World Series, the city took notice of their success and rallied behind them. Assistant coach Bob Kryszczuk, who had his son Austin on the team, and Curtis Livreri, a local fan, remember the sensation the team’s run brought to Las Vegas. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
It’s been five years since the Mountain Ridge Little League team captured the attention of the city of Las Vegas during the run in the 2014 Little League World Series. The team manager, Ashton Cave, says the team still serves as role models and inspires youth to this day. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Shaquille O’Neal was in Las Vegas today at Zappos’ headquarters to participate in their “Shaq to School” event. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Allegiant Air employees celebrate with a tailgate party after the company’s naming deal with the Raiders for the new Las Vegas stadium.