Graves County (Ky.) wasn’t the most imposing team when it took the floor in the back gym at Las Vegas High on Thursday. But maybe the radio crew in the corner should have been a clue that the Eagles meant business.
Mike Martin, the longtime director of the Las Vegas Baseball Academy (and former Chicago Cubs) catcher who has been fighting bladder cancer, recently received word he is cancer free.
Edi Gomez, who used to run around with the Rat Pack in Las Vegas before he ruled the local American Legion baseball program with two iron fists, died at home on Friday. He was 92.
Bishop Gorman didn’t plan on being in the third-place game of its own tournament Saturday. But a tough loss to Bishop O’Dowd (Calif.) on Friday landed the Gaels there.
Jerome Williams could have found myriad reasons for Findlay Prep’s 70-67 loss to Prime Prep (Texas) in the Tarkanian Classic on Friday at Orleans Arena.
Liberty quarterback Tyler Newman was dominant this season, passing for 3,988 yards and 42 touchdowns in leading the Patriots to a 10-4 record. For his efforts, the Review-Journal selected Newman as the state’s Player of the Year to highlight the all-state team.
Sheldon (Calif.) used red-hot shooting from the perimeter to take an early lead Thursday.
A 13-year veteran of the Marine Corps, Eldorado girls basketball coach Danielle Pope knows a little bit about toughness and heart.
Foothill girls basketball coach Eric Kruger knows his team can keep up in an offensive shootout. Kruger found out Tuesday that the Falcons also are capable of grinding out a close victory.