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Current Athletics News

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Campus News | September 1, 2022

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

David Wedley speaks with a blue background behind him.
People | August 15, 2022

His work with student-athletes has ensured teams post great stats in the classroom as well as on the field.

Lake Mead
Campus News | July 11, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV experts who made headlines locally, nationally, and around the world.

Four students work at a station cutting wood.
People | June 16, 2022

Students tackle food and housing insecurity through service to the community.

woman at podium with "UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame" logo in background
Athletics | June 13, 2022

Hammer thrower and advocate for body positivity among the 11 honorees at this year's ceremony.

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Athletics | April 18, 2022

Athletics Director Erick Harper is as excited about the Rebels' off-field success as he is about on-field accomplishments.

Athletics In The News

KSNV-TV: News 3
August 17, 2022

Dick Calvert, the UNLV Rebels' public address announcer for the last 52 years, is retiring.

Las Vegas Sun
August 17, 2022

Dick Calvert’s voice cues the start to one of the greatest pregame shows in college basketball.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 17, 2022

Dick Calvert had just putted out on the 18th hole Wednesday morning when his cellphone rang. The caller wanted to ask about his decision to retire as UNLV’s Hall of Fame public-address announcer after 52 years.

Las Vegas City Wire
June 23, 2022

A former University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) female track-and-field female athlete never had aspirations of even attending college, and she has now been inducted into the Rebel Hall of Fame.

June 23, 2022

UNLV is honoring Hall of Famer Dwaine Knight with a new scholarship.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
June 22, 2022

On Wednesday it was announced that Hall of Fame Coach Dwaine Knight, the 2021-2022 season Director of Golf for the UNLV men’s golf program, will be honored with a new scholarship in his name. The scholarship will be awarded to one Rebel men’s golfer on an annual basis.

Athletics Experts

Head coach of UNLV men's tennis team.

Recent Athletics Accomplishments

July 7, 2021
Benjamin Burroughs (Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies) recently published in the International Review for the Sociology of Sport a manuscript titled "Content analysis of biological sex-specific media coverage of sport: The case of National Collegiate Athletic Association athletic department home webpages." The article was…
April 8, 2021
Desiree Reed-Francois (Athletics) has been recognized by the publication Diverse Issues in Higher Education as one of its "Top 25 Women in Higher Education." In its annual special report the publication recognized women who were selected for making a difference in higher education by tackling some of its toughest challenges, exhibiting…
June 18, 2019
UNLV Athletics' marketing unit was recognized during the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators' Best Of Awards at the organization's 28th annual convention in Orlando, Florida, earlier this month. The Rebels' marketing department was awarded the silver medal in the Fan Engagement Video category for its "This is UNLV Athletics…
March 9, 2017
Nancy Lough, James Hines (both Educational Psychology and Higher Education), and Margo Malik (Athletics) participated in the Sport and Recreation Law Association's 30th annual conference in Las Vegas this month. Lough, the invited keynote speaker, titled her talk, "If We Build It, Will They Come? Considering 30 Years of Sport Law and Policy."…
April 1, 2014
Tina Kunzer-Murphy (Athletics) was honored in February as a "Women to Watch" by Vegas Inc. She was among 16 inspirational women throughout the Las Vegas Valley who were recognized for having an impact on the community. She was recognized for her achievements throughout her career and, most recently, for being named the first female athletic…
December 1, 2012
Cheryl Sgovio (Thomas & Mack) received the the 2012 Caterer of the Year Award from the Las Vegas chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) at a gala awards evening in November. The award is designed to recognize the caterer who has done the most to provide NACE-Las Vegas their time, energy, talents, leadership, and…