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Ray Brewer

Assistant Managing Editor/Digital and Sports

Ray has been covering sports in Southern Nevada since 1996. His work is regularly honored by the Nevada Press Association.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • Sports

    Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

    It’s these types of days I’ve long wanted to give to my son. Until now, though, there weren’t many chances for one of those memorable father-son outings to a Las Vegas ...

  • UNLV

    Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

    UNLV kept the game close the entire second half against visiting South Alabama but struggled with inconsistent play to lose 76-68 in Marvin Menzies’ coaching debut. It was their first season-opening loss in 12 years ...

  • UNLV

    Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

    Tony Sanchez arrived at the Lied Athletic Complex during his initial days as the UNLV football coach in late 2014, looked around at the outdated facility and immediately started working on the transformation. He insisted that to consistently win games, the program ...

  • Features

    Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016

    The games here are famous for their intensity. If you plan to take your shot, you’d best come ready.

  • Sports

    Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016

    The NBC cameras focused on the winner of the race at the Rio Olympics, and rightfully so. Adam Peaty of Great Britain set a world record in the 100-meter breaststroke finals at the Rio Olympics. In the background, though, a swimmer from Las Vegas shared the spotlight. You couldn’t help hearing Cody Miller wildly celebrate ...

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

    Once again, the season begins with no reason the Rebels shouldn’t win games.

  • Sports

    Thursday, April 30, 2015

    Here are talented fighters poised to be the next great draw.

  • Breaking News

    Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

    Jerry Tarkanian, the towel-biting, head-shaved, raspy-voiced coach who built the UNLV basketball program into a powerhouse and led the Rebels to the 1990 national championship, died today. He was 84. During ...

  • Sports

    Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

    The Rebels’ team changes each season, but this voice is the one constant.

  • NASCAR Weekend

    Tuesday, March 4, 2014

    You can be part of NASCAR race weekend in Las Vegas without opening your wallet. If you aren’t going to Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, there are still plenty of ways to be involved. And they are free.