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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

    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 ...

  • 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.