About 200 people who gathered Friday in Death Valley Junction, California, 95 miles west of Las Vegas to remember Marta Becket, who died Jan. 30 at age 92. Becket staged her first show in the Armagosa Opera House on Feb. 10, 1968.
Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will fight Germaine de Randamie for the inaugural women’s featherweight belt in the main event of UFC 208 on Saturday.
Mara Kemmer had a triple and three RBIs to back Morgan Ettinger’s strong pitching and lead UNLV to a 10-2 win over Virginia Tech in the Sportco Kick Off Classic softball tournament Friday at Eller Media Stadium.
Sharmayne Finley scored a game-high 26 points and had six rebounds, seven assists and five steals Friday to help Agassi Prep’s girls basketball team clinch its first league title in school history with a 69-61 home win over Lincoln County.
Friends, strangers gathered Friday for a memorial service for 60-year-old David Dunn, a homeless man who was bludgeoned to death Feb. 3 near downtown Las Vegas. Another homeless man was killed in similar fashion on Jan. 4.
Ryan Kiley had 20 points Friday as Bishop Gorman’s boys basketball team earned a 93-61 road win over Durango to secure the Southwest League’s top playoff berth.
UNLV is a 4-point favorite over San Jose State on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Rebels might not be favored again this season.
The Las Vegas Valley saw its warmest day of 2017 and broke a record for the date with a high of 76 degrees on Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday’s high will drop to 64 degrees.
A man on Nevada’s sex offender registry was sentenced Friday in New Mexico to 30 years in prison for assaulting a 6-year-old girl.
Kaitlyn Anderson scored 14 points as Moapa Valley’s girls basketball team to a 53-32 road win over Boulder City on Friday.