Bishop Gorman used an eight-run first inning to defeat Silverado and win the Class 4A state softball championship Saturday at Bishop Gorman.
Alex Wright joins the Review-Journal staff as a sports intern for the spring. He was born and raised in Las Vegas and is currently in his fourth year at UNLV, majoring in journalism and media studies, with a concentration in sports media. Alex currently serves as the editor-in-chief for UNLV's student newspaper, the Scarlet & Gray Free Press. He previously was the sports editor for the paper last school year after being a sports staff writer for a year and a half.
Bishop Gorman survived a 13-inning slugfest with Reno in the losers bracket final and will meet Basic in the Class 5A state baseball tournament championship game.
Brooke Ventrelle’s RBI triple in the third started a three-run inning, and Rylie Pindel struck out 10 as Bishop Gorman shut out Legacy in the Class 4A state tournament.
Aviators catcher Shea Langeliers is the Oakland A’s No. 2-ranked prospect after being traded by the Atlanta Braves in the deal for All-Star first baseman Matt Olson.
Lambo, a 3½-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever, is joining her brother Finn to retrieve bats at Aviators games at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Forward Danny Trejo is making up for time lost to a torn quad last season. He’s leading the USL in goals and assists and was the league’s player of the month in March.
The Las Vegas Lights lost, but in the nightcap of doubleheader, UNLV drew 4,922 for its scrimmage against Arizona, to set state attendance record.
The Las Vegas Lights and UNLV women’s soccer team will play a doubleheader on Saturday in an attempt to break the record for the highest attended women’s soccer game in Nevada.
In a partnership with the Southern Nevada Health District, all Lights FC home games will be smoke free.