Coaches can now challenge pass interference calls and noncalls as part of the replay review system. Just as with other in-game instances, the replay booth will initiate any reviews in the final two minutes of both halves and for an entire overtime.
Joe Hawk is a 45-year veteran of the newspaper business and has worked at the Review-Journal on three different occasions since 1978, most recently since 1993. He has served in numerous capacities, including sports editor, sports columnist and college basketball beat writer, when he covered the UNLV basketball team during its national championship season of 1990. Hawk is a three-time Nevada Sportswriter of the Year recipient and was twice honored by The Associated Press, including a third-place national award for his game story on UNLV’s title game victory. Hawk began his career at the Ashland (Ore.) Daily Tidings in 1972 and the Medford (Ore.) Mail Tribune in 1973. He is a 1978 graduate of UNLV.
Franklin Barreto’s homer, his 19th of the season, came with one out in the eighth inning and staked Las Vegas to a 4-0 lead.
Seth Brown homered twice, but it was his run-scoring double in the ninth inning that provided the margin of victory as the Las Vegas Aviators beat the Omaha Storm Chasers 7-6 in a Pacific Coast League game Monday at Werner Park in Papillion, Nebraska.
The weather is expected to deteriorate quickly on Sunday afternoon with rain and strong wind in the forecast.
The Las Vegas Aviators rallied to beat the Salt Lake Bees 3-1 on Tuesday.
Jorge Mateo, Skye Bolt and Tyler Ramirez each drove in two runs as the Aviators concluded a four-game Pacific Coast League series against the Fresno Grizzlies with a 9-7 victory Monday night at Chukchansi Park.
FRESNO, Calif. — Jose Marmalejos hit a tie-breaking solo home run in the eighth inning Sunday as the Fresno Grizzlies edged the Aviators 9-8 in a Pacific Coast League game at Chukchansi Park.