In The News: Intercollegiate Athletics

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 24, 2022

Jim Bolla, UNLV’s all-time winningest women’s basketball coach who led the program to the NCAA Tournament seven times, died Friday night after a long illness, a source close to his family confirmed.

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.

Yahoo!
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.

Las Vegas Sun
June 22, 2022

Lindy La Rocque doesn’t remember the days before Title IX became the law of the land — the UNLV women’s basketball coach hadn’t been born yet. Then again, that’s true of a lot of coaches working today.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
June 22, 2022

UNLV plans to award the Dwaine Knight scholarship each year. They cite Knight's contributions, dedication to UNLV Athletics, and career successes, as reasons to name the scholarship in his honor.

Las Vegas Weekly
June 16, 2022

In her second season as a collegiate head coach, La Rocque—daughter of legendary Las Vegas prep coach Al La Rocque—guided UNLV’s women’s basketball to the Mountain West Conference regular season and tournament titles, and to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 20 years. Her future couldn’t be brighter. 

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 28, 2022

Name, image and likeness, or NIL, is changing college athletics, allowing some athletes to land endorsement deals in six and even seven figures.

KSNV-TV: News 3
March 25, 2022

The UNLV women’s basketball team is celebrating a successful 2021-22 season, capped off by a trip to the NCAA tournament for the first time in two decades. In doing so, the Lady Rebels helped add to the growing popularity of the women’s tournament, which also received the “March Madness” branding previously enjoyed only by the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.