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Bryce Harper Youngest to Hit Two Homers in Season Opener

Bryce Harper Youngest to Hit Two Homers in Season Opener

Harper already wowing fans in the Nationals' season opener. 

WASHINGTON — Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper is the youngest major leaguer to homer twice in his team’s opening game of a season, delivering solo shots in his first two at-bats Monday.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Tickets to Go On Sale for Big League Weekend

Tickets to Go On Sale for Big League Weekend

 

Big League Weekend returns to Cashman Field in March, giving fans a brief taste of Major League Baseball.

Individual game tickets for the exhibition games featuring the Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs will go on sale at noon Monday, February 18 at the Cashman Field box office.

Tickets also can be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000www.ticketmaster.com). Ticketmaster outlets are located at some Smith’s Food & Drug stores. Beginning February 18, the Cashman Field box office will be open from noon – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

The following are the individual game ticket prices for the Rangers/Cubs games on Saturday-Sunday, March 16-17 at Cashman Field at 1:05 p.m.:

Wrangles Host Fundraising Night for Children's Hospital of Nevada

Wrangles Host Fundraising Night for Children's Hospital of Nevada

 

This month people can enjoy a hockey game and support a local children's hospital.

The Las Vegas Wranglers are hosting Children's Hospital of Nevada Night January 19. The hospital will get 25 percent of the proceeds from ticket sales that night and from an auction of players' jerseys also set for that night.

The tickets are available at 50 percent off through the tickets.lasvegaswranglers.com/order/group/UMCnight/ website.

The Wranglers will be playing the Colorado Eagles. Game time is 7:05 p.m. at the Orleans Arena.

Meadows Standout to be Honored by Council

Meadows Standout to be Honored by Council

 

A local high school senior who won a prestigious national award will be recognized locally Wednesday.

The Las Vegas City Council will honor  Meadows School senior Garrett Gosse for being named the 2011 Wendy’s High School Heisman Male Athlete of the Year at meeting that will begin at 9 a.m. in City Hall council chambers, 400 Stewart Ave.

This leadership award honors young men and woman who excel in learning, performing and leading in the class room, on the field and in the community. Gosse stared in football, basketball and baseball at the Meadows, and also maintained a grade point average of 4.72.