SPORTS

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL

Parachute—The Coal Ridge Lady Titans swept the Grand Valley Cardinals last night to claim the Western Slope Conference Championship.  Coal Ridge improved to 7 and 0 in league play, 14 and 5 overall.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE  (ALL GAMES AT 7PM)

Glenwood at Summit  (BROADCAST LIVE ON KMTS AND KMTS.COM)

Rifle at Steamboat Springs

Basalt at Battle Mountain

Coal Ridge at Roaring Fork

Meeker at Grand Valley

Aspen at Moffat County

AROUND COLORADO…

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trey Burke scored 17 and Rudy Gobert had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 98-78 preseason win over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night.Danilo Gallinari had 19 points and Gary Harris added 13 for Denver, which finished 4-3 in the preseason.Jazz: Brazilian rookie Raul Neto had 10 points, including two 3s, for his best scoring game of the preseason. . Gobert missed his first five free throws attempts. . Shot 54 percent and ended the preseason at 3-4.Nuggets: Regular starters Emmanuel Mudiay (hamstring), Joffrey Lauvergne (back) and Wilson Chandler (hip) sat out the preseason finale.Hot start: The Jazz started Neto at point guard and jumped out to a 14-0 lead. The Nuggets didn't score until Gallinari's layup with 6:36 left in the first quarter. Jazz led by as many as 27.

Up next: Nuggets open the regular season Wednesday at Houston. Utah starts at Detroit on Wednesday.

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche have reassigned struggling rookie forward Mikko Rantanen to San Antonio of the American Hockey League.The team announced the move Thursday on Twitter. Rantanen, the 10th-overall pick in the 2015 draft, had no points in six games for the Avs this season.Colorado recalled forward Dennis Everberg to take Rantanen's place on the roster. Everberg had three goals and nine assists in 55 games with the team in 2014-15.

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