SPORTS

HIGH SCHOOL SCORES

Soccer

Glenwood Springs—4   Summit—2

Coal Ridge—-3         Roaring Fork—-0

Volleyball

Delta—-3      Glenwood Springs—-0

Grand Valley—-3     Roaring Fork—0

Coal Ridge—-3     Rifle—-0

 

NHL

Denver—The Colorado Avalanche hope to bounce back from Sunday night’s loss to the Kings in Los Angeles when they host the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at the Pepsi Center.

MLB / ROCKIES

DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Rockies will bring back their coaching staff for the 2016 season after a year in which they finished last in the NL West. Two weeks after manager Walt Weiss said he was returning to the bench, the team announced Tuesday there will be no major changes to his staff. Those coming back include bench coach Tom Runnells, hitting coach Blake Doyle, pitching coach Steve Foster, third base coach Stu Cole, first base coach Eric Young, defensive positioning coach Rene Lachemann and bullpen coach Darren Holmes. Colorado finished with a 68-94 record in 2015 and 24 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers. The pitching staff had a league-worst 5.04 ERA. Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez led the Rockies on offense as they combined for 82 homers and 227 RBIs.

Elsewhere in sports…

 

TORONTO (AP) – The Blue Jays and Royals are back at it in Game 5 of the American league Championship Series this afternoon. With a win the Royals would eliminate the Jays and advance to the world Series. The Royals took a commanding 3-1 lead in the series yesterday with a 14-2 blowout.

CHICAGO (AP) – The Mets are looking to complete a sweep of the Cubs tonight when they square off in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series in Chicago. The Mets took a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series last night with a 5-2 win at Wrigley. Today’s pitching has Jason Hammel toeing the rubber for the Cubs against Stephen Matz.

MONTREAL (AP) – The Montreal Canadiens are still unbeaten after seven games. The Habs knocked off St. Louis last night 3-0 as Carey Price stopped 38 shots for his second shutout of the season. Price, the league’s most valuable player and top goaltender last season, has allowed only six goals in six starts.

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Landry Jones may be starting at quarterback for the Steelers this week against Kansas City. He is the team’s third-string signal caller but with injuries to Ben Roethlisberger (RAWTH’-lihs-bur-gur) and Michael Vick, Jones has become the top QB. Coach Mike Tomlin says the team is preparing for Sunday’s game as if Jones will be the starting quarterback.

MEXICO CITY (AP) – It doesn’t look like Tiger Woods will be playing any competitive golf in the near future. The former world No. 1 has not started rehabilitation after a second back surgery he had a month ago. Woods says he faces another “tedious and long” process in getting back into shape.

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