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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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Friday Night Roundup: All eyes on Polynesian Football Classic; Arbor View faces test in Arizona
Friday, Sept. 6, 2019
Many eyes from the national high school football community will be on Las Vegas this weekend for the Polynesian Football Classic at Bishop Gorman. The four-game event, which begins at 7 tonight when Liberty hosts California power St. John Bosco, features ...
A final season in the sun for Sam Boyd Stadium
Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019
We’ve been attending events at the Silver Bowl since we were kids. It’s what we native Las Vegans do on Saturdays in the fall, navigating the side streets to the east Las Vegas stadium to watch our beloved scarlet and gray.
Pricing for UNLV football in 2020 at Allegiant Stadium finalized
Friday, Aug. 23, 2019
There will be slight increase in pricing for UNLV football season tickets for the 2020 season when the Rebels move into Allegiant Stadium, their new $1.9 billion state-of-the-art facility off the Strip ...
A look at the throwback football helmet UNLV will wear in opener
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019
The UNLV football team will sport throwback helmets for their home opener Aug. 31 against Southern Utah. It’s part of the university’s season-long celebration of Sam Boyd Stadium, where the program is playing its final season after nearly ...
UNLV football will win 7 games to reach bowl. Here's how
Monday, July 29, 2019
There are two schools of thought when looking at the upcoming UNLV football season. The first: The Rebels have momentum from winning two of their final three games last year, including a wild come-from-behind victory against UNR in the Fremont Cannon game. For the ...
UNLV wants to make sure there is 'a ticket for every wallet' at new football stadium
Monday, June 24, 2019
If you want to watch a football game in the new Las Vegas Stadium but you don’t want to shell out thousands to see the NFL, UNLV could be an affordable alternative ...
How Steve Stallworth impacted Las Vegas sports scene, earning spot in local hall of fame
Friday, June 14, 2019
Steve Stallworth had lived in Las Vegas for two days when he got his first taste of how over-the-top the city could get for a major sporting event. Stallworth, just 17, worked as an usher for a Larry Holmes-Gerry Cooney heavyweight title fight at ...
Green Thumb Industries grows west, closes Essence cannabis deal
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The sale of one of Las Vegas’ largest marijuana dispensary and cultivation operations has been finalized. Chicago-based Green Thumb Industries announced this morning that ...
Vegas Play of the Day: Reds at Mets
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our four sports writers started with ...
Refs in controversial Vegas call not expected to work rest of playoffs
Thursday, April 25, 2019
NHL referee Dan O’Halloran hasn’t missed working a conference final round in more than a decade, Scouting The Refs reports. Yet, O’Halloran hasn’t been ...

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.