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November 19, 2018

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Ray Brewer

Managing Editor

Ray Brewer, a proud local, has been part of Greenspun Media Group since the mid-1990s. He’s covered high school and UNLV sports, and managed the Las Vegas Sun’s award-winning website. He’s a graduate of Chaparral High School and UNLV, and a fierce defender of Las Vegas — especially in comparisons to Reno. Brewer and his wife, Karla, have two children. And they all are passionate about the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Vegas Play of Day: Syracuse vs. Notre Dame
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our four sports writers started with ...
Arbor View's regional title for 'everyone who came before you'
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018
This was Arbor View’s fifth straight regional championship game appearance. Each of the previous trips, though, the Aggies were on the wrong end of a
Rematch set: Liberty, Gorman win spot in regional championship game
Friday, Nov. 16, 2018
The Liberty High football team scored 29 unanswered points today to open its Desert Region semifinal ...
Live coverage: Arbor View beats Faith Lutheran for regional title
Friday, Nov. 16, 2018
The first matchup was so good, they’ll do it again. This time, they are playing for a championship. Host Arbor View and Faith Lutheran ...
Gorman, Coronado basketball to face off on ESPNU
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
Bishop Gorman and Coronado, arguably two of Nevada’s top high school basketball programs, will have their Nov. 29 game televised by ...
Reality star Lisa Vanderpump opening lounge at Caesars Palace
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
Lisa Vanderpump of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" fame is teaming with Caesars Palace to open a lounge early next year. Vanderpump Cocktail Garden will reflect her restaurants in California — Villa Blanca, SUR, Pump and Tom Tom — and “bring a taste of Los Angeles to Las Vegas.” It will be located between the Colosseum and the entrance to the Forum Shops. “I have always loved Las Vegas. It has always been a dream of mine to see our brand in ...
High School Football Picks: Week 14
Monday, Nov. 12, 2018
For the second straight year, Las Vegas Sun's Ray Brewer and Case Keefer look headed towards a tie in their annual high school football picks competition. ...

'You don't want to start like that': Rebels fall by 11 in opener
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018
They committed 24 turnovers, lived up to the preseason billing of being a bad shooting team by making just 2 of 18 attempts on 3-pointers, and ...
Blog: Rebels fall by double digits to Loyola Marymount in opener
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018
This isn’t how the UNLV basketball team envisioned opening the season. The Rebels committed 24 turnovers and only ...
Vegas Play of the Day: North Carolina at Duke
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our four sports writers started with ...
Faith Lutheran uses rushing attack to rally past Canyon Springs
Friday, Nov. 9, 2018
The Faith Lutheran High football team overcame a two-touchdown deficit in the second half ...
Gorman football makes playoff statement
Friday, Nov. 9, 2018
Quarterback Micah Bowen went 10 for 10 for 344 yards and five touchdown for Gorman, and Rome Odunze established a single-season school record with ...
Friday Night Roundup: Arbor View, Faith Lutheran rally late for playoff wins
Friday, Nov. 9, 2018
The high school football playoffs could feature an upset tonight. At this stage of the season, when quality teams are facing quality teams, anything can happen ...
Moapa Valley, Truckee share respect for each other, legendary coach
Friday, Nov. 9, 2018
It was typical Truckee High School football weather, just in late May. The persistent rains eventually turned into light snow and temperatures seemed to get cooler by the hour, bringing fond memories of Friday nights to the Wolverine fans at the stadium. They gathered to honor the man who built Truckee into a 3A power. Robert Shaffer, the program’s beloved coach for ...
Election autopsy: What happened to Nevada Republicans?
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
Midterm elections are always a referendum on the president, and this one was no different. What was different was that President Trump embraced it as one — a break from ...
Vegas Play of the Day: Eastern Kentucky basketball at Marshall
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our four sports writers started with ...
Las Vegas home prices level off as inventory levels rise
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018
The average sales price for existing single-family homes for the Las Vegas area in October was down 1.7 percent from last month to $295,025 ...
High School Football Picks: Week 13
Monday, Nov. 5, 2018
Every region has reached the playoffs now that the 13th week of the high school football season has arrived. ...

Why margin of victory mattered in Green Valley's Henderson Bowl win
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018
Green Valley High football coach Brian Castro knew the math going into Friday’s regular season finale ...
Gorman finishes league play undefeated, ready for state title chase
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
Micah Bowens passed for three touchdowns and rushed for two others tonight for the Bishop Gorman High football ...
Run game powers Moapa Valley past Cheyenne and into state semifinals
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
he Moapa Valley High football team surrendered a 77-yard touchdown on its first defensive play tonight ...
DeLong passes for 300 yards, 3 touchdowns in Canyon Springs playoff win
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
The Canyon Springs High football surrendered an early field goal against visiting Palo Verde ....
Faith Lutheran beats Legacy, has won a playoff game in 6 straight seasons
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
Sagan Gronauer passed for 250 yards and three touchdowns tonight for the Faith Lutheran High football ...
Desert Pines beats Centennial in playoffs, gets rematch with Arbor View
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
In 2016, Desert Pines beat Arbor View in lopsided fashion. In 2017, Arbor View returned the favor.
Foothill downs Chaparral in regular season finale, 26-6
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
Jordan Blakely had a 65-yard touchdown run for the Foothill High football team on its ...
Century club: Liberty downs Coronado for coach Muraco's 100th career win
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
There was a time when the Liberty High football program was one of the worst in the Las Vegas area ...
Desert Oasis goes from no wins to playoff berth
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
Christian Vaughn had nearly 200 rushing yards and two touchdowns, carrying his team ...
Graham's 3 TDs lead Arbor View to playoff win over Mojave
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
Kyle Graham had three first-half touchdown runs tonight for the Arbor View High football team in a ...
Friday Night Roundup: Green Valley beats Basic in Henderson Bowl
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018
You will be hard-pressed to find a more significant high school football rivalry game in Southern Nevada ...
High School Football Picks: Week 12
Monday, Oct. 29, 2018
Between playoff games, rivalries and de facto eliminators strewn across the different regions and classifications, week 12 might be the best high school football slate yet. ...

Vegas Play of the Day: New Mexico at Utah State
Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our four sports writers started with ...
Keagan Touchstone scores three ways in Faith Lutheran win
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
Sagan Gronauer completed 15 of 19 passes for 239 yards and three touchdowns tonight for the Faith Lutheran High football team ...
Boulder City brings 'buzz back' for football, wins playoff game
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
The Boulder City High football team’s first playoff game in five seasons didn’t disappoint ...
Centennial doesn't score in first half, still wins by 25 points
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
The Centennial High football team scored with 35 unanswered points to finish the game tonight in a 35-10 victory ...
Clark football rallies to break 13-game losing streak
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
The Clark High football team fell behind by two touchdowns early tonight against Desert Oasis and could have easily folded ...
'Everyone wrote us off': Mojave upsets Las Vegas, is surprise playoff qualifier
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
Not much was expected this season from the Mojave High football team. The Rattlers played ...
Gorman scores on first play in win against Spring Valley
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
Micah Bowens threw a 60-yard touchdown pass to Rome Odunze on the first Bishop Gorman ....
Prep football roundup: Canyon Springs picks up another Northeast title
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
Canyon Springs enters its league finale tonight against Legacy with an undefeated division record, needing a win against ...
Brighter days lie ahead for the Las Vegas Lights
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
After an eventful first year, Las Vegas’ pro soccer team will look to a big-name coach in year two.
Vegas Play of the Day: Vancouver at Golden Knights
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with ...
Golden Knights' Marc-André Fleury wins NHL weekly honor
Monday, Oct. 22, 2018
Fleury had a 26-save performance last Tuesday in a 4-1 victory against Buffalo. Saturday, he had 17 saves in a 3-1 victory against Anaheim for the 408th victory of ...
Menzies' vision: 'Have one of the best teams on the West Coast'
Monday, Oct. 22, 2018
A history lesson is a good reminder of where the legendary program once was under Tarkanian and where Menzies envisions it returning ...
Liberty makes point with big win against Foothill
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
The Liberty High football team’s record of 3-4 overall isn’t ideal in late October. The record ...
Cheyenne beats Del Sol on final play; both teams reach playoffs
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
The Desert Shields trailed visiting Del Sol by 16 points with eight minutes to play before rallying for a 35-30 victory ...
Gorman downs Durango for 12th straight league title
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
Micah Bowens completed 15 of 18 passes for more than 300 yards and four touchdowns today for the Bishop Gorman High football team in ...
Silverado defense shines in victory against Clark
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
Jacob Mendez rushed for a pair of touchdowns tonight for the Silverado High football team in a ...
Moapa Valley wins rivalry game, ups streak to nine straight
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
Josh Cox scores plenty of touchdowns for the Moapa Valley High football team at wide receiver. He probably didn’t expect ...
Sagan Gronauer passes for 5 TDs in Faith Lutheran win
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
Gronauer, who also rushed for 77 yards and a touchdown, had a pair of scoring strikes to Keagan Touchstone ...
Legacy blanks Mojave, 40-0
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
Amorey Foster scored on the Legacy High football team's first play from scrimmage tonight, and the Longhorns held Mojave to less than 100 yards of offense in a 40-0 victory ...
Democracy Prep wins season finale, misses playoffs on tie-breaker
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
It was in a three-way tie with Del Sol and Valley for the last playoff spot, but ...

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