Vegas fell to Ottawa 5-4, marking the third three-game losing streak for the Knights this season.
Nick Ames hit a three-run homer to highlight a six-run third inning for UNLV in its 7-6 victory over Fresno State in both teams’ Mountain West baseball opener Friday at Wilson Stadium.
LMU’s James Batemon scored a game-high 29 points against Portland on Friday.
The defending Class 4A state champions are young as they return only one starter.
The defending Northwest League champions return just one starter from last year’s squad.
Las Vegas native Kyle Busch won his 50th NASCAR Truck Series race by finishing first in the inaugural Stratosphere 200, becoming the first driver to win a Truck, Xfinity and Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The Spartans bring back four starters from a team that won 20 matches last year.
The motorcycle crashed about 8:25 p.m. at Sahara Avenue and Durango Drive, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
The Skyhawks will have young players in key spots this season.
Ottawa’s Alex Burrows scored the go-ahead goal 8:51 into the third period, and the Golden Knights lost 5-4 to the Senators on Friday at T-Mobile Arena.