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Ray Brewer

Managing Editor

Ray Brewer, a proud local, has been part of Greenspun Media Group since the mid-1990s. He’s covered high school and UNLV sports, and managed the Las Vegas Sun’s award-winning website. He’s a graduate of Chaparral High School and UNLV, and a fierce defender of Las Vegas — especially in comparisons to Reno. Brewer and his wife, Karla, have two children. And they all are passionate about the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Westgate Las Vegas Superbook plans to expand to other states
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018
Sportsbooks have opened across New Jersey and Mississippi in recent months after the Supreme Court in May ruled in favor of legal sports wagering nationwide. More states ...
Real estate report: Market for existing homes in Las Vegas is 'cooling off'
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
The Las Vegas housing market is “cooling off,” says Chris Bishop, president of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. The group reported today that the average price for existing single-family homes sold in ...
Friday Night Roundup: Gorman suffers first 2-game skid since 2005
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
That’s the beauty of the Gorman schedule, as it opens with four games against notable out-of-state competition. One loss won’t define the season because there is another quality ...
Westgate SuperContest on pace to set record, winner will receive 'life-changing money'
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
The Westgate SuperContest, a $1,500 buy-in contest that attracts professional handicappers and amateurs alike, is on pace this season to establish a record for participants. The winner gets 33 percent of the entry money, which projects to be more than $1.5 million this season ...
Gorman football's drive for 10 straight state titles begins Friday against Mater Dei
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018
The Bishop Gorman High football team begins its season Friday in a familiar spot: On national television facing a ranked opponent ...
Don't be surprised if a team from Northwest League plays for football's state title
Friday, Aug. 17, 2018
Realignment also provides a clear path for a Northwest League team to reach the state championship game. Bishop Gorman ...
All-City: With basketball behind him, big-bodied Crusader finds success on gridiron
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018
When DJ Heckard joined the Faith Lutheran football team for his junior season, he hadn’t played football since grade school. At 6-foot-5, 235 pounds, he instantly found success ...
6 Las Vegas football players you’ll be hearing more from
Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018
Mike Overland arrives at 5 most mornings to the Cimarron-Memorial High School weight room for the Spartans’ speed, strength and agility offseason program. When the workouts started in January, coaches told the offensive lineman he could blossom into ...
Average price of existing homes climbs to $290,000
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018
The average sales price for an existing single-family home in Southern Nevada in July was $290,000, an 11 percent increase from $260,000 in July 2017, according to ...
Preseason Top 10: Gorman playing for a 10th straight championship; others closing in
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018
The Gaels haven’t lost to a Nevada opponent since 2008, going from a team that’s always in contention for the Nevada state championship to a perennial nationally ranked team. If this season plays out like the others ...

Blog Entries

Photos: Agassi, White steal show at Southern Nevada Sports HOF
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Dana White frequently passes at opportunities to get nostalgic. The UFC president is constantly asked to reminisce about the early days of operating ...
High School Basketball Picks: State Championship
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013
Las Vegas Sun sports reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer attempt to pick winners in high school basketball games each week.
High School Basketball Picks: Regional Playoffs Edition
Monday, Feb. 11, 2013
Las Vegas Sun sports reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer attempt to pick winners in high school basketball games each week.
High School Basketball Picks: Entry 6
Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
Las Vegas Sun sports reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer attempt to pick winners in high school basketball games each week.
Gorman QB Solomon, coach Sanchez earn national honors from SI
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
The Bishop Gorman High football team won its fourth straight Nevada state championship last Saturday.
The more important victory, however, won’t be determined for a few years. That’s what Gaels’ coach Tony Sanchez told Sports Illustrated last week when he was selected as their high school coach of the week.
High School Football State Championship picks
Monday, Nov. 26, 2012
Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for every prep football game in Las Vegas.
High School Football Picks: Week 9
Monday, Oct. 15, 2012
Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for every prep football game in Las Vegas.
High School Football Picks: Week 8
Monday, Oct. 8, 2012
Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for every prep football game in Las Vegas.
High School Football Picks: Week 7
Monday, Oct. 1, 2012
Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for every prep football game in Las Vegas.
High School Football Picks: Week 6
Monday, Sept. 24, 2012
Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for every prep football game in Las Vegas.