Author Archives: Jack Jabbour

About Jack Jabbour

High school sports analyst

KMTS Basketball Playoffs: COAL RIDGE TEAMS CLINCH 3A STATE BIDS

PEACH VALLEY(2/24/15) – “That was a little too exciting,” Coal Ridge coach Paul Harvey remarked after his Titans advanced to the next round in 3A Western Slope League district play with a 61-56 win over Gunnison Tuesday. The fourth-seeded Titans … Continue reading

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GLENWOOD TAKES THIRD IN DISTRICTS, LADY BEARS LOSE

GRAND JUNCTION (1/21/15) – As the teams came off the floor from pre-game warmups in the 4A boys Western Slope League district third-place game, Glenwood Springs’ coach Cory Hitchcock told his team, “Put a smile on your faces, it’s basketball.” … Continue reading

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4A District Basketball GLENWOOD, RIFLE LOSE IN SEMIS, PLAY FOR THIRD

GRAND JUNCTION (1/20/15) – Playing in the 5A Southwest League proved to be a good training ground for the Durango Demons, who despite an overall losing record, defeated the Glnewood Springs boys 51-37 Friday at Colorado Mesa University to advance … Continue reading

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KMTS Playoff Basketball: Lady Bears Go Cold Against Palisade

GRAND JUNCTION (1/20/15) – The Rifle Lady Bears, seeded sixth in the Western Slope League district tournament and coming off a 44-30 overtime upset of No. 2 Glenwood Springs Thursday, weren’t able to ride that momentum into the semi-finals. Rifle … Continue reading

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RIFLE GIRLS UPSET GLENWOOD; DEMON BOYS ADVANCE

GRAND JUNCTION (1/19/15) – A torch was passed in the first round of the 4A Western Slope girls district basketball tournament Thursday. With Glenwood Springs senior, and likely player-of-the-year, Madi Spence watching from the bench after fouling out, Rifle sophomore … Continue reading

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KMTS Basketball: DEMON BOYS WIN TITLE, GIRLS AWAIT DISTRICT SEEDING

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (2/14/15) – “We didn’t want a coin flip,” Glenwood Springs boys basketball coach Cory Hitchcock explained after his team won the Western Slope League title outright by pounding challenger Steamboat Springs, 69-36, in the regular season finale at … Continue reading

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KMTS Basketball: FURIOUS FINISH OVERHAULS RIFLE GIRLS AS GLENWOOD WINS TWO IN BEARS DEN

RIFLE (2/7/15) – A pair of 3-pointers by Rifle’s Elly Walters and Jessie Pressler had the Lady Bears poised to upset 7th-ranked Glenwood Springs, but the veteran Demons turned up the defensive pressure with an 11-0 finish to pull out … Continue reading

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KMTS Basketball: GS Girls Bounce Back, Boys Blitz Eagle Valley

GLENWOOD SPRINGS(2/6/15) — If there’s ever a good time for an undefeated team to lose, it’s before the playoffs begin, as last season’s Glenwood Lady Demons found out when they went 19-0 until losing to Mesa Ridge. This year’s senior-dominated … Continue reading

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KMTS Basketball: DEMONS SWEEP DELTA, REMAIN UNDEFEATED IN LEAGUE

GLENWOOD SPRINGS(1/24/15) – For good teams, basketball is often a game of adjustments, and the Glenwood boys and girls made all the right ones in improving their combined league record to 14-0 with a sweep of Delta as the second … Continue reading

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KMTS BASKETBALL: Glenwood Teams Go to 6-0 with Summit Sweep

FRISCO (1/22/15) — The script going to Summit County was the same as it has been for the Glenwood boys and girls basketball teams and the outcome left them both still undefeated in league play, but the paths taken varied … Continue reading

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