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.
Henderson officials tried to lure Arizona Diamondbacks from Phoenix with four potential stadium sites in mind, including one behind the future home of the future Raiders headquarters. Discussions between the team and the city stalled out, but Henderson still wants to attract professional sports to the area.(Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Don Webb, chief operating officer of the LV Stadium Co., gives the Review-Journal a tour of the Raiders headquarters under construction in Henderson. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas Ballpark’s splash pad area is the perfect place to keep cool while enjoying the game. (Cassie Soto/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Aces claimed the best record in the WNBA with a 74-71 win over the Indiana Fever on July 10, 2019, (WNBA)
NBA commissioner Adam Silver held a news conference Tuesday at Wynn Las Vegas. (Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)