Fairy tale endings were celebrated Thursday night at the Suncoast during a fundraising gala for a nonprofit that helps homeless women and children.
Federico De Silvestri of Verona, Italy, took the top prize — Pizza Maker of the Year — at the culminating event of the International Pizza Expo on Thursday at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The festivities for the Mint 400 weekend continued Thursday in downtown Las Vegas as participants competed in the Pit Crew Challenge.
Ashley Ward tossed a six-inning one-hitter and went 2-for-2 with a home run, a double and two RBIs Thursday to lead Coronado’s softball team to a season-opening 3-0 win over Gila Ridge (Ariz.) in the Tournament of Champions in Bullhead City, Arizona.
Anthony Martinez scored the winning run on Austin Kryszczuk’s sacrifice fly to shallow center field with one out in the seventh inning, lifting the Bulldogs to a 5-4 home win over Liberty in the season opener for both teams.
Nikki Wheatley scored 19 points to lead UNLV past Colorado State 60-45 in a Mountain West women’s basketball game Thursday at Cox Pavilion.
Before the 50 year old race starts this Saturday the Mint 400 kicks off the week with a pit crew challenge and block party on Fremont street in downtown Las Vegas.
John Howard Bobo hit a solo home run Thursday to lead third-ranked Basic to a 4-2 home win over Las Vegas High.
Johnathan Mika had 15 kills and three aces Thursday to help host Cimarron-Memorial’s boys volleyball team to a 25-17, 23-25, 25-21, 25-23 win over Basic.
A bill in the Assembly would reduce the penalties students face for punching teachers. An animating belief behind the bill is that teachers can’t overcome their racial biases.