The object of curling is to score points by casting stones close to the center of a target called “the house.” It’s sort of like horseshoes.
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On April 8, 1994, former UNLV outfielder Gus Kennedy hit a solo shot, a two-run blast, a three-run dinger and a grand slam at New Mexico State.
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Kentucky junior forward Dre’una Edwards hit the game-winning shot in the Wildcats’ upset of No. 1-ranked South Carolina in the championship game of the women’s SEC tournament.
CBS’ Clark Kellogg believes gambling information will become part of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament conversation sooner rather than later.
The Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame’s new exhibit on the concourse is as spiffy as the rest of the building.
At a Tuesday NIAA hearing, it was confirmed that the Class 5A Northern schools are seeking to drop to 4A as a group, which would make 5A an all-Southern Nevada class.
Corey LaJoie, once thought of a rising star in NASCAR before his career stalled, is back for more with a small-budget team at the Pennzoil 400.
Northern Nevada schools will present their thoughts on realignment during meetings in March that could reshape the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association again.
M&M Mars will be pulling out of NASCAR after the 2022 season, leaving Kyle Busch of Las Vegas without a primary sponsor after 15 years. His 6-year-old son has no such concern.