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Runnin' Rebels Take Over Fremont Street Experience

Runnin' Rebels Take Over Fremont Street Experience

 

The UNLV Runnin’ Rebels want to give fans a whole new experience. The athletic department is teaming up with Fremont Street Experience for The Runnin’ Rebel Experience.

The event starts at 6 p.m., Friday at the 3rd Street Stage next to Fitzgeralds Casino. A short program to introduce the team starts at 7 p.m. The festivities are free and open to the public. Entertainment is scheduled throughout the evening.  

Media Pick Runnin' Rebels Second in MWC

Media Pick Runnin' Rebels Second in MWC

 

UNLV has been picked to finish second in the Mountain West conference as the team returns four of five starters and two players getting preseason all-conference honors.

Conference officials announced Wednesday that UNLV was picked second to New Mexico in a poll of media covering the conference. New Mexico received 22 of 26 first place votes, while the Rebels received the other four.

Guard Oscar Bellfield and combo guard-forward Chace Stanback were picked to the preseason All-Mountain West team.

The Rebels finished 24-9 last year and earned an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament.

Coach Dave Rice is in his first year, taking over for Lon Kruger. Kruger left UNLV after seven years to go to Oklahoma.

Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.

Tickets for Las Vegas Locos Football On Sale Thursday

Tickets for Las Vegas Locos Football On Sale Thursday

Single-game tickets for the two-time defending United Football League (UFL) champion Las Vegas Locomotives will be available starting Thursday for all home games. To purchase single game tickets, fans should call 739-FANS (3267.)  Season and group tickets are also available at 877-LOCO (5626.)

The Locos will play three home games at Sam Boyd Stadium during their 2011 season. The team opens its home schedule on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 5 p.m. against the Omaha Nighthawks. Their next home game will be their second clash of the season with the Sacramento Mountain Lions on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.. The Locos will then close out the regular season with their final home game in a battle against the Virginia Destroyers on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m.