From the KMTS News Room:

    • Nashville notes Kelsea Ballerini will play the 43rd Annual Gracie Awards May 22 in Los Angeles. Legendary TV producer Norman Lear will also give actress Rita Morena the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ceremony at the Four Season Beverly Wilshire
    • Brett Young, LOCASH and more accept Craig Campbell’s Cornhole Challenge during CMA Fest Who is country music’s best cornhole competitor? We’ll find out June 5, as Brett Young, LOCASH, Russell Dickerson, Walker Hayes, Jerrod Niemann, Lindsay Ell, newcomer Tegan Marie and others show up to toss a few bean bags for Craig Campbell‘s 6th Annual Celebrity Cornhole Challenge
    • For the First Time: Kenny Chesney lands two songs in the top ten Eight-time Entertainer of the Year Kenny Chesney has a achieved a new milestone this week. It’s the first time he’s ever had two songs in the top ten simultaneously, thanks to “Get Along” and his duet with David Lee Murphy, “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright
    • “I want you to be fearless dream warriors”: Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles delivers the commencement address at her alma mater, Agnes Scott College This summer, Jennifer Nettles will be spending her weekends performing with bandmate Kristian Bush on Sugarland‘s Still the Same reunion tour
    • Kane Brown’s “Heaven” is a Mexican restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville Kane Brown enjoys the second number one hit of his career this week, as “Heaven” ascends to the top of the country chart. It’s a song that was inspired by Kane missing his fiancée, Katelyn Jae, while he was on tour
    • Bear Suspected in Attack has been Euthanized GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Wildlife officers have killed a bear suspected of attacking a 5-year-old Colorado girl outside her home Sunday. Mike Porras, a spokesman for Colorado Parks and Wildlife, said Monday that officers killed a bear seen overnight walking up to a home about a half-mile away from where the girl was attacked. Wildlife ...
    • Teachers back in School PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – Students in Pueblo are back in school after teachers voted overwhelmingly to accept a new contract. The teachers’ union says its members voted 495-62 for the deal Sunday, ending a strike that shut down most schools in the southern Colorado city last week. It includes a 2 percent cost-of-living increase retroactive ...
    • Colorado Court Reverses Ruling GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – A Colorado appeals court has reversed an earlier ruling on a wrongful death suit by a Montana woman against a Grand Junction hotel and has sent the case back to Mesa County district court for reconsideration. Carol Jozovich claims in her lawsuit that her husband was electrocuted while he was swimming ...
    • Pilot Identified GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – The pilot killed in a small plane crash near Denver was a veterinarian and a former search and rescue volunteer. Sixty-seven-year-old Robert D. Marquis was killed Friday night in a crash that happened soon after his Cirrus SR-22 took off from Centennial Airport.
    • Country star trivia Fourteen years ago this month, this 2005 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year released her debut album, Here for the Party. Can you name this self-proclaimed “Redneck Woman?” ANSWER: Gretchen Wilson

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • SPORTS           NATIONAL  FOOTBALL  LEAGUE      Final          Atlanta              20    Carolina              13      Final          Chicago              26    Tampa  Bay            21      Final          Kansas  City      17    Cleveland            13      Final          Buffalo              16    Dallas                    6      Final          Houston              34    Tennessee              6      Final          Indianapolis    18    Miami                    12      Final  OT    N-Y  Jets            26    New  England        20      Final          Baltimore          20    Pittsburgh          17      Final          Detroit              32    San  Francisco    17      ...
    • KMTS Basketball: Glenwood Sweeps Delta in League Openers GLENWOOD SPRINGS (12/18/15) – The Glenwood Springs Lady Demons, after a 16-4 2014-15 season lost all five starters to graduation. A young and inexperienced team struggled mightily through the pre-season, but first-year coach Rhonda Moser stressed fundamentals and improvement as the Demons lost four of five games, including a 50-point thrashing by Centauri and ...
    • SPORTS SUNDAY SCORES Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE FinalCarolina38Atlanta0 FinalPhiladelphia23Buffalo20 FinalSt. Louis21Detroit14 FinalJacksonville51Indianapolis16 FinalNew Orleans24Tampa Bay17 FinalPittsburgh33Cincinnati20 FinalKansas City10San Diego3 FinalCleveland24San Francisco10 FinalSeattle35Baltimore6 FinalN-Y Jets30Tennessee8 FinalWashington24Chicago21 FinalOakland15Denver12 FinalGreen Bay28Dallas7 FinalNew England27Houston6 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalPhoenix108Minnesota101 FinalMiami100Memphis97 FinalToronto96Philadelphia76 Final OTOklahoma City104Utah98 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalN-Y Islanders4New Jersey0 FinalColorado3St. Louis1 FinalChicago4Vancouver0 TOP-25 COLLEGE ...
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL The Glenwood Demons split with the Montrose Indians in the opening games of the demon invitational last night.  The Lady Demons lost 44-23 while the Glenwood boys came away with a 71-62 victory.  Senior Cam Horning led all scorers with 21 points.  Tonight, glenwood battles 3A powerhouse, Faith Christian at 6:30 ...
    • SPORTS BC-FBN–NFL Expanded Glance National Football League Expanded Glance By The Associated Press All Times EST AMERICAN CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv New England1020.8333752476-1-04-1-07-1-03-1-04-0-0 N.Y. Jets750.5832952484-2-03-3-05-4-02-1-02-2-0 Buffalo660.5002962783-3-03-3-06-5-00-1-03-2-0 Miami570.4172403002-3-03-4-03-6-02-1-00-5-0 South WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Indianapolis660.5002593053-3-03-3-04-4-02-2-03-0-0 Houston660.5002532644-2-02-4-04-4-02-2-02-1-0 Jacksonville480.3332753413-3-01-5-04-6-00-2-01-3-0 Tennessee390.2502452961-6-02-3-01-7-02-2-01-3-0 North WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Cincinnati1020.8333341965-1-05-1-08-1-02-1-04-0-0 Pittsburgh750.5833112405-2-02-3-04-4-03-1-01-2-0 Baltimore480.3332722912-3-02-5-03-6-01-2-02-2-0 Cleveland2100.1672163471-5-01-5-02-8-00-2-01-4-0 West WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayAFCNFCDiv Denver1020.8332692104-1-06-1-06-2-04-0-03-1-0 Kansas City750.5833212403-2-04-3-06-2-01-3-03-1-0 Oakland570.4172843142-4-03-3-05-4-00-3-01-2-0 San Diego390.2502473242-5-01-4-02-6-01-3-00-3-0 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPAHomeAwayNFCAFCDiv Washington570.4172572865-2-00-5-05-4-00-3-02-2-0 Philadelphia570.4172783022-3-03-4-03-6-02-1-02-2-0 N.Y. Giants570.4173072963-3-02-4-04-5-01-2-02-3-0 Dallas480.3332232771-5-03-3-03-7-01-1-03-2-0 South ...
    • SPORTS Here are the latest scores from today’s sports events: NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE FinalArizona27St. Louis3 FinalTampa Bay23Atlanta19 FinalMiami15Baltimore13 FinalCincinnati37Cleveland3 FinalBuffalo30Houston21 FinalTennessee42Jacksonville39 Final OTN-Y Jets23N-Y Giants20 Final OTSan Francisco26Chicago20 FinalSeattle38Minnesota7 FinalDenver17San Diego3 FinalKansas City34Oakland20 FinalCarolina41New Orleans38 FinalPhiladelphia35New England28 FinalPittsburgh45Indianapolis10 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalMemphis95Phoenix93 FinalDallas116Washington104 FinalGolden State114Brooklyn98 FinalDetroit111L-A Lakers91 FinalOklahoma City98Sacramento95 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalCarolina5Arizona4 FinalChicago3Winnipeg1 FinalNew Jersey4Florida2 ...
    • SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCORES Girls Ignacio….45       Glenwood…..24 Coal Ridge…37   Delta…….26 Boys Glenwood….64    Centauri….54  (Cam Horning—34 points) Delta….55       Coal Ridge…..51   NUGGETS-RAPTORS TORONTO (AP) — Will Barton came off the bench to score 22 points and Danilo Gallinari added another 21 as the Denver Nuggets stopped an eight-game losing streak, beating the Toronto Raptors 106-105 Thursday night.Denver avoided its first nine-game losing streak since ...
    • SPORTS KMTS 2015-16 BASKETBALL BROADCAST SCHEDULE Thursday      Dec. 10th     Montrose @ Glenwood                      6 / 7:30 Friday            Dec. 11th     Faith Christian @  Glenwood            6:30 / 8   Saturday       Dec. 12th     Rifle @  Palisade                                 6 / 7:30 Friday            Dec. 18th     Delta @ Glenwood                              6 / 7:30 Tuesday        Dec. 22nd    Rifle / Coal Ridge @ Pepsi ...
    • SCORES FinalDallas24Miami14 FinalDenver17Chicago15 FinalIndianapolis24Atlanta21 FinalHouston24N-Y Jets17 FinalDetroit18Oakland13 FinalBaltimore16St. Louis13 FinalTampa Bay45Philadelphia17 FinalCarolina44Washington16 FinalKansas City33San Diego3 FinalGreen Bay30Minnesota13 FinalSeattle29San Francisco13 FinalArizona34Cincinnati31 NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FinalToronto91L-A Clippers80 FinalBrooklyn111Boston101 FinalNew Orleans122Phoenix116 FinalOklahoma City117Dallas114 FinalGolden State118Denver105 FinalPortland107L-A Lakers93 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE FinalCarolina4Los Angeles3 FinalSan Jose5Columbus3 FinalMontreal4N-Y Islanders2 FinalNew Jersey3Vancouver2 TOP-25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL Final( 5) Duke86Georgetown84 Final( 6) Virginia83George Mason66 Final(11) ...
    • COLORADO SPORTS BRONCOS-BEARS Osweiler throws for 2 TDs, Broncos beat Bears 17-15 CHICAGO (AP) — Brock Osweiler threw for two touchdowns while starting for the injured Peyton Manning, and the Denver Broncos stopped Jeremy Langford on a 2-point conversion run in the final minute to beat the Chicago Bears 17-15 on Sunday.Langford scored on a 2-yard run ...