Toledo’s Wasean Tait rushed for 185 yards and four touchdowns in the 1995 Las Vegas Bowl, including the game winner to beat UNR in the first major college overtime game.
Frank Nails coached former Raiders David Humm and, Frank Hawkins, but treated all of his players like surrogate sons.
Katie Hnida became the first woman to play in a major-college game when she attempted an extra point in the 2002 Las Vegas Bowl for New Mexico.
Former UNLV and MLB star Matt Williams manages the Kia Tigers of the Korea Baseball Organization, which plays in empty stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Miami Hurricanes All-American parlayed Las Vegas kicking stint into successful real estate career.
The Review-Journal’s “Where Are They Now” series catches up with athletes who played high school, college or professional sports in the Las Vegas Valley.
Former NHL goalie Clint Malarchuk nearly died on the ice and has battled personal demons, but he recalls his Las Vegas stint with fondness.
Linda Frohlich’s 2,355 points remains UNLV’s record for a men’s or women’s basketball player. She and her husband, Andrew Todd, operate a training facility in California.
Fun-loving Rick Lancellotti set a Las Vegas franchise record with 131 RBIs in 1984 and is the former minor league leader in home runs.
Joe Darger was known for making 3-pointers when he played at UNLV from 2005 to 2009. Now he co-owns businesses in Arizona and Utah.
Former UNLV center Joe Hawley walked away after eight seasons in the NFL to travel the country two years ago. He now wants to use his experiences to help others.
Former UNLV star softball pitcher Lori Harrigan-Mack was an Olympic gold medal winner with Team USA in 1996, 2000 and 2004.
Yes, it’s been five years since Mountain Ridge became the first team from Nevada to qualify for the Little League World Series and 14 boys became overnight heroes across the valley.
Ashton Cave was everything you want in a leader of youth, executing a perfect balance of work and enjoyment for his 14 players at the 2014 Little League World Series.
The pitcher/first baseman was the most talented player at the Little League World Series, someone who had 400 Instagram followers when he arrived and left with almost 15,000.