Posts Tagged 'Basketball'

Las Vegas Events: Fall 2017

Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival: October 13-15, 2017, Sunset Park.  ren poster-2017Las Vegas’ tribute to years of yore, not confined to any specific historic time frame or geographic location, a lot to see and take in from multiple interpretations of what is medieval or placed in the renaissance category (although I can’t remember any big showing that I could categorize as Age of Enlightenment genre; mostly dark ages).  Go to the website for admission prices.

Rose Regatta Dragon Boat Festival: October 14,  2017, Lake Las Vegas.  Continue reading ‘Las Vegas Events: Fall 2017’

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UNLV 2017 Runnin’ Rebel Week

Runnin’ Rebel Week Oct 18-24

From the release, UNLV is planning events for Runnin’ Rebel Week with the Scarlet and Gray Showcase on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.

It is free and open to the public. The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m. It will be the first look at this year’s men’s and women’s basketball teams and will feature team introductions, a scrimmage by both squads, a dunk contest, and much more. Fans in attendance will receive an exclusive poster and the first 1,000 students will get a free t-shirt.

Take a look at the link for additional events.

And the new logo had some bad PR when it was unvailed in the Spring. Any thoughts on the change?

2016 Mascot Bracket

If you wish to have a different perspective, I present the bracket in Mascot only format.    A couple Bears, Trojans and Hurricanes to go along with the multiple Wildcats and Bulldogs.  Below is a pdf of the bracket.Capture2016 NCAA basketball Mascot tournament bracket

Las Vegas Spring Happenings

The Southern Nevada Calendar has been updated with several events coming up.  Some highlights are listed below.  Most are ticketed, some are multi-day events; so check the links for information and starting times.

March 4 – 6, 2016 Nascar Weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. LVMS Stratosphere Pole Day (Friday, March 4), Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race (Saturday, March 5) and Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race (Sunday, March 6).

March 4 – 8, 2016 West Coast Basketball Tournament at the Orleans Arena Continue reading ‘Las Vegas Spring Happenings’

UNLV Basketball Events

Preliminary announcements have been announced for some preseason events.

October 15, 2015 UNLV Scarlet and Gray Scrimmage at the Thomas & Mack Center.  Open to the public.  7:00 pm; doors open at 6:00 pm.  Details.

October 22, 2015 Running Rebel Madness at the Downtown Las Vegas Event Center, 7-9 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m.  Free to the public.  Tarkanian Court is to be set up at the outdoor venue.  UNLV Basketball player introductions, dunk contest, and autograph sessions are included in the event.

UNLV’s initial roster posted with some players from local high schools: Austin Starr and Stephen Zimmerman in their first year, and Ben Carter transferring from Oregon.

2015-2015 Schedule includes UCLA, Oregon, Arizona and Wichita State.