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TONY SANCHEZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Regents approve hiring of Tony Sanchez as new head coach at UNLV

  Nevada university regents have approved hiring Bishop Gorman High School's Tony Sanchez as UNLV's new head coach. Sanchez was signed to a four-year contract paying him $500,000 plus bonuses. University officials announced the11-0 vote on Tuesday, days after Sanchez was named to the job by UNLV President Donald Snyder and athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy. UNLV becomes one of...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UNLV names high school vet Tony Sanchez new head coach

UNLV is taking a gamble on its next football coach. Based on the success Tony Sanchez had at nearby Bishop Gorman High School, the university's hierarchy believes it's worth the risk. UNLV named Sanchez as its head football coach Thursday, joining a small group of Division I schools to hire a head coach directly from the high school ranks. The hiring still must be approved by the...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UNLV's Sanchez hired from high school ranks

UNLV is taking a gamble on its next football coach. Based on the success Tony Sanchez had at nearby Bishop Gorman High School, the university's hierarchy believes it's worth the risk. UNLV named Sanchez as its head football coach Thursday, joining a small group of Division I schools to hire a head coach directly from the high school ranks. The hiring still must be approved by the...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UNLV taps Las Vegas high school football coach

LAS VEGAS (AP) Bishop Gorman High School coach Tony Sanchez is set to take over UNLV's football program. UNLV said Wednesday that President Donald Snyder and athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy will introduce Sanchez as the coach Thursday. The University of Nevada board of regents is expected to approve the hiring next week. The 40-year-old Sanchez was 85-5 at Las Vegas' Bishop...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Tony Sanchez Sent Home From Dominican, Stolmy Pimentel Gets Hit Around

Monday was a very slow day for winter league action. There were only two games on the schedule and one Pittsburgh Pirates player saw action. There was big news however from the Dominican. Tony Sanchez was sent home due to poor performance. That isn’t surprising as he was hitting .100, having issues on defense, and in his last game, he batted ninth and was pinch-hit for in the seventh...
Via Pirates Prospects
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: UNLV will hire high school coach to be their head football coach

Many sources including the Las Vegas Review Journal are reporting that UNLV will make Bishop Gorman high school coach Tony Sanchez their next head football coach. When they were last looking for a coach, the Rebels dipped into the FCS pool by going with Bobby Hauck. They plucked him out of Montana where he went 80-17 and won three National Championships. It seemed like a great hire...
Via The Student Section
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UNLV to hire high school coach Tony Sanchez

UNLV is turning to the high school ranks to try fixing their football program. Both Sports Illustrated and the Las Vegas Review Journal report that the Rebels will hire Tony Sanchez as their next head football coach. Sanchez has coached at local powerhouse Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas for the past six seasons,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Two Catchers Headed in Opposite Directions

Not many Pittsburgh Pirates players saw action on Saturday night, but it is interesting to note the struggles of Tony Sanchez on both offense and defense during his first ten games of winter ball and compare that to how Sebastian Valle has performed since signing with the Pirates on November 20th. A small sample size won’t do much to change their status going into the regular season...
Via Pirates Prospects
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates acquire Sean Rodriguez from Rays, DFA Gaby Sanchez

As I was getting ready for bed last night, it occurred to me that I hadn’t written about the Pirates in over a week and that I needed to put something together since we’re headed into the heart of Hot Stove season now that Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is still more than three weeks away. This morning the Pirates have provided me with a topic: Marc Topkin at the Tampa Bay...
Via WHYGAVS?
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Tony Sanchez Headed to the Dominican

Catcher Tony Sanchez is leaving for the Dominican on Wednesday, going there to play for Toros del Este. He played some first base late in the season this year, but he will go to the Dominican strictly to play catcher. He should probably see action in about 5-7 days. Last year when Andrew Lambo joined his Venezuelan team a few weeks after the season started, he took five days before...
Via Pirates Prospects
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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