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UNLV’s opening baseball series vs. New Mexico State canceled

UNLV’s season-opening baseball series against New Mexico State at Wilson Stadium was canceled Thursday because of a positive COVID-19 test in the Aggies’ program.

The teams were scheduled to open a three-day, four-game series Friday.

UNLV now is scheduled to open its season at home in a three-game series against UNR on Feb. 27, 28.

Eliminating Hey Reb! skirts the real issue

It’s much easier — not to mention cheaper — for UNLV to ditch a mascot than the nickname the university has been known by since the mid-1950s.

UNLV roundup: New Mexico holds off Lady Rebels

Antonia Anderson scored 29 points and Jaedyn De La Cerda 28 to lead New Mexico past UNLV 81-73 in a Mountain West women’s basketball game Sunday at Cox Pavilion.