Wayne Newton’s introduction to the wild side of Las Vegas didn’t take long.
Owen Lawrie, a senior at Faith Lutheran, is looking to become the first back-to-back state wrestling champ in school history. After winning last year”s title at 126 pounds, Lawrie moved up a weight class this season and will compete at 138 pounds.
A student made a half-court shot during a contest at halftime of the boys basketball game between Green Valley and Desert Oasis.
GOP Las Vegas Assemblywoman Michele Fiore has been ousted as chairwoman of the Taxation Committee by Republican leadership, according to fellow Republican Assemblyman Ira Hansen of Sparks.
Boulder City’s Collin Fox, Bryan Foster and Jack Rozycki each won three matches by pin to lead the Eagles to wrestling wins over Bonanza, Desert Oasis and Rancho.
Nick Kornieck scored 21 points Wednesday to lead Coronado’s boys basketball team to a 63-43 win at Arbor View.
Kennedy Nieves hit two free throws with six seconds left in the game Wednesday to lift Sierra Vista’s girls basketball team to a 40-38 home win over Sunrise Mountain.
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Francis Jackson rushed for 92 yards and three touchdowns Wednesday to lead Desert Pines’ flag football team to a 28-6 win over visiting Moapa Valley.
Incoming Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt on Wednesday named a solicitor general for his office, choosing a conservative Republican who actively opposed state and federal gun control, abortion and legal same-sex marriage when he held the same job in Montana.