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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.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • Baseball

    Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018

    Don Logan, the Las Vegas 51s president and longtime face of professional baseball here, has been attending the Baseball Winter Meetings for nearly four decades. He recalls how ...

  • Sports

    Friday, Nov. 23, 2018

    Our photographers were along for the ride this season to document some of the moments that make Friday nights so meaningful. Forget the wins and losses; it’s all about playing in front of family and friends.

  • Thanksgiving

    Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018

    If you aren’t cooking Thanksgiving dinner at home, Las Vegas has plenty of options. OK, Las Vegas has too many options. Whether it’s up and down the Strip or at ...

  • Sports

    Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018

    After an eventful first year, Las Vegas’ pro soccer team will look to a big-name coach in year two.

  • Sports

    Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018

    City National Arena is packed to capacity for a Golden Knights practice, all eyes on the ice, when a dog walks in wearing a Golden Knights jersey. Attention suddenly shifts.

  • News

    Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018

    Las Vegas doesn’t want to be part of this fraternity; no city does. Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Houston area last summer, taking 82 lives and causing millions of dollars of damage. Destructive weather in Puerto Rico and ...

  • Sports

    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 ...

  • Features

    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.

  • Sports

    Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

    Henderson’s Gresko family has been making the journey to Akron, Ohio, each summer for decades to compete in the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship Race. Four generations of racers have competed there, including 10-year-old Riley, who ...

  • Sports

    Thursday, July 26, 2018

    Las Vegas-area high school basketball players would check the mail every day in March for their invitation. Al La Rocque summoned only 25 players to try out for the Las Vegas Stars, the lone club basketball team in Southern Nevada from the 1980s into the ’90s. The Stars would play in a handful of spring and ...