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Ray Brewer

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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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Desert Pines, Liberty coaches accept blame for fight; forfeits handed down
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018
Both high school football programs are embarrassed. Both coaches are remorseful. Both are accepting responsibility. A fight in Friday’s Liberty-Desert Pines game ...
High School Football Picks: Week 7
Monday, Sept. 24, 2018
Ray Brewer and Case Keefer nearly swept the high school football board with their week 6 picks. ...

Foothill overcomes 'ugly game' to blank Eldorado
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
Koy Riggin connected with Jordan Blakely for a pair of touchdown receptions tonight for the Foothill High football team in ...
Arbor View's defense comes up big against Bonanza
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
The Arbor View High football team forced six turnovers today against visiting Bonanza, including a pair of interceptions ...
Del Sol football continues its winning ways
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
The Dragons shined on special teams with three blocked punts and a ...
Faith Lutheran scores 40 unanswered points in win against Cimarron
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
Friday night roundupJulian Rohan rushed seven times for 89 yards and two touchdowns tonight for the Faith Lutheran ...
Friday Night Roundup: All eyes on Liberty at Desert Pines
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
Other games of note tonight include: Palo Verde against Shadow Ridge in the Northwest League, Silverado at Durango in the Southwest League opener, and ...
Democracy at work: What this Las Vegas inner-city charter school had to endure to pull off memorable upset
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
This year, Democracy Prep football team was elevated to Class 3A, the state’s second-highest classification, pitting it against the likes of Moapa Valley, an established power, and Cheyenne, a school with eight times the enrollment. Democracy Prep only has 272 students ...
Westgate Las Vegas Superbook plans to expand to other states
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018
Sportsbooks have opened across New Jersey and Mississippi in recent months after the Supreme Court in May ruled in favor of legal sports wagering nationwide. More states ...
High School Football Picks: Week 6
Monday, Sept. 17, 2018
The march to the playoffs starts now. ...
Las Vegas will be Triple-A affiliate of Oakland A's
Monday, Sept. 17, 2018
The Las Vegas 51s, or whatever the Triple-A baseball franchise will be rebranded to when it moves next season to Summerlin, has a new major league affiliation. The Oakland A’s announced ...
Vegas Play of the Day: San Jose State at Oregon
Saturday, Sept. 15, 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 ...
Boulder City's Balmer has 4 TDs in win over Western
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Gino Carroll had eight rushes for 55 yards and a touchdown. Parker Reynolds passed for 70 yards and ...
Shadow Ridge held scoreless in first half, still wins by 18 points
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Anthony Wheaton, Xavier Gomez and Devoisier Hobbs had touchdown runs for Shadow Ridge ...
Valley football takes down Sunrise Mountain for second straight win
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Friday night roundup
Gorman football's rally comes up short against De La Salle
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
A seven-point second half lead for the Bishop Gorman High football team tonight at No. 11 De La Salle of California quickly turned into a double-digit deficit ...
Friday Night Roundup: Chaparral takes Cleat Game; Arbor View tops Centennial
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
For the Chaparral and Eldorado high football programs, this is their Super Bowl. The “Cleat Game” will define the season. The east Las Vegas schools have played for the Cleat — a bronzed cleat donated by NFL great Merlin Olsen — since the 1970s ...
First UNLV football team returns for 50th celebration, shows there's history worth celebrating
Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018
We’ve heard the narrative before: There’s little history with UNLV football and few successes to celebrate. Just don’t tell that ...
Vegas Play of the Day: UNR at Vandy
Saturday, Sept. 8, 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 ...
Boulder City QB Reynolds accounts for 3 TDs in win against Pahrump
Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018
The Eagles trailed 28-20 in the second half before rallying for the win.
Palo Verde rushing game the difference in win against Las Vegas
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
Polynesian Classic: Bright spots for Liberty overshadowed by mistakes in loss to IMG
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
This was a chance for the Liberty High football team to prove itself. Needless to say, the outcome wasn’t what Liberty officials envisioned when they agreed to host the nation’s No. 1-ranked team ...
Arbor View wins rivalry game with Legacy, 35-6
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
Kyle Graham carried the ball 25 times for 141 yards and a touchdown tonight for the Arbor View High football team in ...
Valley blanks Rancho for first win of the season
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
Quarterback Jarrett Zibert had touchdown passes to Randell Mosley and Larry Perry ...
Friday Night Roundup: Liberty unable to hang with IMG Academy
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
A few rivalry games are also on the schedule for tonight, highlighted by the “Battle for the Bulls” between Arbor View and Legacy, and “The Banner Game” between ...
Real estate report: Market for existing homes in Las Vegas is 'cooling off'
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
The Las Vegas housing market is “cooling off,” says Chris Bishop, president of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. The group reported today that the average price for existing single-family homes sold in ...
The Raiders are already forging a strong bond with the people of Las Vegas
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
They have donated money to many causes, gotten involved in youth sports leagues and become so visible, you’d think they were already playing here.
Vegas Play of the Day: Baltimore at Seattle
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 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 ...
High School Football Picks: Week 4
Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018
League play is creeping close, as several local high school football teams will begin the games that actually matter in the standings next week. ...
End of an era: For one last game, the 51s will call Cashman Field their home
Monday, Sept. 3, 2018
Cashman closes today for baseball after 35 seasons. When the 51s host Sacramento at 12:05 p.m., it will give us one last ballgame in downtown and surely will spark moments of nostalgia, especially for us locals who can …
Gorman football drops another, now 0-2 on season
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
If it weren’t for an 8-yard touchdown pass from Micah Bowens to Rome Odunze with a few seconds remaining, the nine-time defending state champion Gaels would ...
Shadow Ridge scores in final minute to beat Utah school
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
Kimani Johnson had a pair of touchdown runs tonight for the Shadow Ridge High football team to help ...
Faith Lutheran defender sets school interception record in win
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
Keagan Touchstone had a 78 yard interception return for a touchdown tonight in the Faith Lutheran High football ...
Green Valley's strong running game leads comeback against Sierra Vista
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
Maaliek Duncan had three touchdown runs in the initial six minutes of the third quarter ...
Las Vegas records another shutout, moves to 2-0
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
The Wildcats forced four turnovers ...
Moapa Valley football handles Valley, 42-6
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
Braeden St. John rushed for 72 yards and four touchdowns today for the Moapa Valley High football team in a 42-6 win against visiting Valley ...
Desert Oasis takes down Western for third straight win
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
The Desert Oasis football team entered the season on a 13-game losing streak. But, here on the last day ...
Friday Night Roundup: Gorman suffers first 2-game skid since 2005
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
That’s the beauty of the Gorman schedule, as it opens with four games against notable out-of-state competition. One loss won’t define the season because there is another quality ...
Westgate SuperContest on pace to set record, winner will receive 'life-changing money'
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
The Westgate SuperContest, a $1,500 buy-in contest that attracts professional handicappers and amateurs alike, is on pace this season to establish a record for participants. The winner gets 33 percent of the entry money, which projects to be more than $1.5 million this season ...
High School Football Picks: Week 3
Monday, Aug. 27, 2018
Local 3A and 4A high school football teams have split the first 12 out-of-state or regional matchups of the season. ...
Vegas Play at the Day: Braves at Marlins
Sunday, Aug. 26, 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 ...
Gorman football has '24 hours to get over' 42-point loss to Mater Dei
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
The Bishop Gorman High football team suffered a humbling defeat by the mercy rule of the running clock, 42-0, on Friday against visiting Mater Dei of California ...
Arbor View makes statement with tough win in California
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
The Aggies have added to the impressive tally by knocking off a pair of California teams ...
Del Sol much improved, takes down Sunrise Mountain
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
Andre Nevarez passed for four touchdowns and about 400 yards tonight for the Del Sol High football team in a 36-0 win against visiting Sunrise Mountain.
Foothill opens season by blanking Galena, 49-0
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
Jordan Blakely returned the opening kickoff of the second half 88 yards for a touchdown ...
Eldorado football rushes its way to win in San Diego
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
Jalen Malone accounted for five touchdown today for the Eldorado High football team in ...
Blog: Gorman drops opener to Mater Dei, 42-0
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
For the past nine years, the Bishop Gorman put these kinds of defeats on opponents. The Gaels were soundly beaten tonight by visiting Mater Dei 42-0, with the final quarter being played under the mercy rule ...
Vegas Play of the Day: Eagles at Browns
Thursday, Aug. 23, 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 ...
Gorman football's drive for 10 straight state titles begins Friday against Mater Dei
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018
The Bishop Gorman High football team begins its season Friday in a familiar spot: On national television facing a ranked opponent ...
High School Football Picks: Week 2
Monday, Aug. 20, 2018
Think of week 1 as a soft opening to the high school football season. Week 2 is where the year truly begins. ...

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