Stephen Zimmeman, Chase Jeter and Zach Collins give Bishop Gorman’s boys basketball team unmatched size, and playing the three big men together might seem like a good idea on paper.
Green Valley boys basketball coach Lorenzo Jarvis was asked what he was most proud of Saturday, and his answer consisted of six sentences. In that span, Jarvis used the word “fight” five times.
Arbor View girls basketball coach Annette Turley took her team into the Lady Wolves Holiday Tournament hoping her players would gain experience and perhaps a few wins.
Even on an off night, Delon Wright had enough going on to hold off UNLV. Wright, one of the top guards in the Pacific-12 Conference, was not at his best Saturday night but still scored 17 points to lift 14th-ranked Utah to a 59-46 victory over the Rebels at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Deasia Walker had 26 points Saturday to help Eldorado’s girls basketball team to a 50-48 win over Western in the Vegas Invitational at Mountain View.
Kayla Watterson had 11 points and 10 rebounds Saturday to lead Coronado’s girls basketball team to a 48-34 win over St. Patrick (Canada) in the Tournament of Champions in Phoenix.
Every five years when UNLV fires its football coach there is a great whoop-de-doo and la-di-da about football. It usually lasts until the UNLV basketball team plays a quality nonconference opponent. Is there a program out there UNLV ought to be imitating?
A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.
The Detroit Lions are heading back to the postseason, clinching their second playoff berth in the last 14 seasons when Philadelphia lost to Washington on Saturday. Detroit plays at Chicago on Sunday. Also Saturday, San Diego beat San Francisco in overtime.
John Lessner and Hunter Brown each won an individual title Saturday to help Centennial’s wrestling team to a seventh-place finish in the Las Vegas Holiday Classic at the Las Vegas Convention Center.