The UNLV women’s golf team sits in a tie for seventh place after the first two rounds of the Gold Rush, hosted by Long Beach State, at Old Ranch Country Club.
Though the Rattlers built a 22-point lead in the first half of the Class 3A Southern Region championship game, they needed to make five free throws down the stretch to survive a frenetic comeback by Chaparral to earn a 64-60 victory at Del Sol.
The Green Valley Gators used a two-point conversion for a 14-13 win over Bonanza in the Class 4A title game and the Del Sol Dragons won their first state title by beating Virgin Valley 19-6 on Monday.
Mwani Wilkinson scored all 18 of his points in the second half, including Gorman’s first 12 points of the fourth quarter, as the Gaels defeated the Jaguars 52-42 in the Southern Nevada boys basketball championship game.
The Mountain Region champion Bulldogs coasted to an 86-51 victory over Desert Region champion Bishop Gorman on Monday in the Southern Nevada championship game.
The one delivered Monday from the Golden Knights was as clear as it was needed for a team trying to find itself in late February: The taste of reaching a Stanley Cup Final last season was far too delicious not to attempt a second straight helping.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway officials are hopeful those attending this weekend’s NASCAR events will have the green flag when commuting to and from the racetrack.
Oscar Lindberg was still skating at City National Arena when the rest of the Knights learned he had been traded to the Ottawa Senators as part of the deal to acquire Mark Stone.
UNLV hopes an influx of defensive players will make a big difference on that side of the football. The Rebels, who opened spring practices Monday morning, have struggled defensively for many years.
Featherweight champ Max Holloway will move up to lightweight for an interim title rematch against Dustin Poirier.