Glenwood Springs–The summer is coming to an end for fall student/athletes. Camps begin next Monday for football, volleyball, softball, girls and boys cross country and boys soccer.
Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons football coaching staff and varsity players will conduct a youth football camp next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5 to 6:30 pm. The camp is for third through seventh grade players.
Denver–The Denver Broncos travel to “Big D” tomorrow to take on the Cowboys in their first pre-season game. Starters like quarterback Kyle Orton will play two or three series before giving way to the backups. Kick off is set for 6:30 with live coverage on KMTS beginning at 4:30 tomorrow.
Cincinnati,OH–The Rockies beat the Reds 3 to 2 last night in Cincinnati. Trouy Tulowitzki led the offensive attack with a two run home run. Game 3 of the four game series is tonight.
Elsewhere in sports…
SAN ANTONIO (AP) – The Dallas Cowboys are going home after two
weeks in the Alamodome. They are still far from finished in training camp.
Coach Jason Garrett put the team through a walkthrough in San
Antonio on Wednesday morning before breaking the first part of
camp. Dallas plays its preseason opener against Denver on Thursday
night at Cowboys Stadium. The Cowboys had 13 days of practice while in San Antonio. After the first preseason game and then a day off Friday, the
Cowboys will spend two more weeks in training camp mode at home.
They will work out primarily at Cowboys Stadium and stay at a
nearby hotel. Defensive end Marcus Spears says it’s just a transition period
in camp and there’s still a lot of work to be done.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) – Bill Parcells and Jerry Rice are joining
ESPN as NFL analysts. This is Parcells’ third stint with the network. The two-time Super Bowl-winning coach was a studio analyst in 2002 and ’07
between NFL jobs. He will make his debut Monday before the
Jets-Texans preseason game and will appear on “Sunday NFL
Countdown” and other shows. Rice, the Hall of Fame wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers, will serve as an analyst on shows such as “NFL Live” and “SportsCenter.”
GENEVA (AP) – Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer says it’s ended its
10-year commercial relationship with Tiger Woods and hopes he can
“overcome his difficulties.” The company’s chief executive says
Tag Heuer had to “take account of the sensitivity of some
TORONTO (AP) – Serena Williams earned a 6-love, 6-3 first-round
victory against Ukraine’s Alona Bondarenko (bohn-deh-REHN’-koh) at
the Rogers Cup in Toronto. The 13-time Grand Slam champion is
working her way back from a foot injury that put her out of the
WTA’s top 100 and is using the tournament as warmup for the U.S.