The Warrior Beat

Game day: UNLV

October 12th, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Baby — It should be a B-E-A-utiful day in Las Vegas (or whatever country Sam Boyd Stadium resides) when the Rainbow Warriors and Rebels meet today.

The Warriors had an hour-long practice at Valley High yesterday afternoon. The first two road trips they had walk-through sessions at the game site. To work on some new wrinkles, the Warriors preferred being sequestered at Valley. (Not sure what about Valley's enrollment, but there were more than 20 buses departing after school. We knew this because, like misguided salmon, we were heading upstream while the buses were going the other direction, much to the annoyance of the parking-lot cop.)

Let's chat during the game.

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In the parking lot, we met some Waipahu High graduates who are selling musubi for their church. They live in Vegas now:


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UNLV, like most other programs, distributes a glossy game program that is roughly the same size as a playbill:


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