The longtime valley resident Brendan Gaughan has been in town preparing for today’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Smith’s 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. And the 38-year-old veteran driver said he never has been more comfortable behind the wheel.
UNLV might again come away a loser when it plays New Mexico Saturday in the Mountain West opener for both teams, but after consecutive victories for the first time in nearly five years, little question exists the Rebels are confident. They also are 2-point favorites.
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The next eight days will tell a lot about the horses prepping for the Breeders’ Cup on Nov. 1 and 2 at Santa Anita Park. By the way, the grand Great Race Place is opening today and will show off more than $15 million of improvements.
Canyon Springs came out of the locker room to start the second half Friday night looking for a spark.
At this point last season, Alabama looked unbeatable. This year, coach Nick Saban appears to have a team that can be had.
So, how do you honor someone who throws a one-hitter?
The No. 5-ranked Las Vegas scored 56 first-half points on 17 offensive plays en route to their 18th straight victory in the “Bone Game.” The 70 points and 64-point margin of victory set records in the history of the series, which dates to 1957.
The calendar has not even turned to October, but that didn’t stop the Faith Lutheran football team from embracing the importance of Friday’s Division I-A Sunset League opener.
At 28, Las Vegan Kyle Busch is on a mission to win the Cup championship that would stamp him as one of the sport’s greats.