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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)

  • 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 ...

  • Sports

    Friday, June 22, 2018

    When, how and why to attend Aces, Lights and 51s games.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 21, 2018

    Tickets have become the toughest in the league to get; practices required fire marshals to limit the overwhelming number of attendees.

  • Sports

    Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Coronado's Nick Campbell survived the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Strip, where one of the bullets that rained down on concertgoers ripped through his right shoulder ...

  • Sports

    Thursday, May 24, 2018

    The Sun Standout Awards recognized the best in high school athletics last Wednesday at the South Point Showroom. Here are this year’s winners and their stories.

  • Summerlin

    Monday, April 16, 2018

    The team announced today it will also change its name in 2019, retiring 51s after nearly 20 seasons and launching a “Name the Team Sweepstakes” for community feedback on ...

  • Sports

    Thursday, March 22, 2018

    The Vegas Golden Knights have been in first place most of the NHL season and could become the “first” expansion franchise to win a championship. But some people ask, “What about the Dustdevils?”

  • Business

    Friday, March 16, 2018

    The saying was repeated all day: The next best thing to being at the NCAA Tournament is being in Las Vegas for the tournament. Being here, actually, could be slightly better. Our over-the-top parties have cheap eats, easy access to betting stations and games displayed on ...

  • A&E

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018

    Here’s the good news for the many visitors coming to Las Vegas this week to watch the NCAA Tournament: Some places around town have free viewing parties. That is ...