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Ray Brewer


Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Raymond:

Liberty basketball again beats Bishop Gorman — this time by 23 points

Defending state champion Liberty made a statement with a 78-55 win over perennial power Gorman in a highly anticipated rematch of last year’s title game. On Wednesday, the Patriots’ confirmed the win and delivered a message: We are the team to beat. → Read More

Gorman basketball hangs on against Coronado; Durango rallies past Liberty

The Bishop Gorman basketball team held a two point lead with 0.4 seconds remaining Saturday night against Coronado in the Big City Showcase at UNLV. → Read More

EJ Harkless grabs league honor after UNLV's win at New Mexico

UNLV guard EJ Harkless, who dominated the second half with 21 points in Saturday’s win at nationally ranked New Mexico, was named the Player of the Week in the Mountain West, the league ... → Read More

UNLV gaming institute’s new executive director, ‘a pure genius,’ draws rave reviews

On Jan. 1, Brett Abarbanel, the group’s longtime research director, transitioned into the role of executive director, replacing Bo Bernhard, who is now the university’s vice president of economic development. → Read More

Vegas Vipers of XFL to play at Cashman Field

Cashman Field in downtown Las Vegas was built as a baseball stadium and housed a Triple-A franchise for three decades. When that franchise moved to Las Vegas Ballpark in ... → Read More

College or no college, local product’s talent worth taking a flier on for Vegas Vipers of XFL

The Vegas Vipers in November selected wide receiver Devion Clayton in the 10th round of the XFL Draft. The eight-team league starts in February, and teams open training camp this week in Dallas. → Read More

63 athletes earn spot on Sun’s all-state football teams

As the Sun pieced together its all-state high school football teams it became obvious that there were many athletes who had impressive seasons. → Read More

Catholic Charities chef: ‘It’s a privilege’ to feed needy Las Vegans on Christmas

Chef Jun Lao was summoned from the kitchen to the dining facility at Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada by one of the people eating the meal he helped prepare. Lao was initially nervous ... → Read More

Nevada Republicans sang praises of fake elector ploy, until asked about it under oath

The text message sent from Nevada Republican Party Chairman Michael McDonald on Nov. 4, 2020, shows the beginning of a coordinated effort here by allies of former President Donald Trump to ... → Read More

Bishop Gorman football makes statement against Florida power in bowl series

Of all the great Bishop Gorman football teams over the years, the 2022 Gaels accomplished something the program had never done before: Win a game after the traditional season ended. → Read More

‘Unparalleled’ work ethic puts Las Vegas High’s leader at head of Sun’s Super Seven

Kayla Terry, a 5-foot-9 senior forward, cemented herself during the winning streak as one of the city’s elite players, and now has the title to back it up: She’s part of the Las Vegas Sun’s Super Seven. → Read More

Oregon State, Florida picked for Las Vegas Bowl at Allegiant Stadium

Oregon State is no stranger to competing in the Las Vegas Bowl. → Read More

UNLV volleyball selected for NCAA Tournament

The UNLV volleyball team received an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament and will play Washington State at 5 p.m. Thursday in San Diego. → Read More

For newly elected official, serving in Nevada Assembly just another way to give back

Reuben D’Silva remembers the deportation letter arriving years ago at his family’s northeast Las Vegas home explaining that his mother would have to return to their native India. → Read More

There's a lot to like about this UNLV basketball team

It’s too early to project if this hot start to the season by the UNLV basketball team will lead to a spot in the NCAA Tournament. But all signs are pointing ... → Read More

Preseason top-10: No. 1 Bishop Gorman basketball out for redemption

There’s lots of good basketball being played in Las Vegas, and on any given night, any of the teams in the Sun’s high school preseason top-10 can beat the other. → Read More

Gorman football scores on initial 3 plays, cruises to state title

On the first play of the high school football state championship game, Bishop Gorman’s Micah Kaapana raced untouched for a 51-yard rushing touchdown. → Read More

Governor-elect Lombardo's pledge of transparency goes by wayside at victory speech

This photo Monday inside an auditorium at Rancho High School comes from an event where Republican Gov.-elect Joe Lombardo was to deliver his victory speech. Despite the rows of empty seats, a reporter from the Sun was told by Lombardo campaign director Elizabeth Ray that the event was at capacity ... → Read More

It's over: Cortez Masto declared winner in U.S. Senate race against Trump-backed candidate

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, long labeled as the most vulnerable Democratic U.S. senator on the midterm election ballot, is remaining in office. → Read More

Bishop Gorman football beats old foe Liberty for regional title

The Bishop Gorman football team had 28 points at halftime tonight against Liberty — two touchdowns from the offense and two from the defense. It was Gorman’s second straight regional championship game win over Liberty ... → Read More