Sports, August 16th

High School Golf

Montrose–The Rifle Bears edged out Fruit Monument yesterday for the team title at the Black Canyon Golf Club in Montrose. Tristan Quigley shot a one over 71 to take second place.


Denver–The Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins last night at Coors Field for their fourth win in a row. Michael Cuddyer, fresh off the disabled list, hit a home run.


Denver–The Denver Broncos host the Seattle Seahawks tomorrow night in the second pre-season game of the year. Kick off from Sports Authority Field at Mile High is set for 7 pm with pre-game coverage beginning at 5 on 99.1 KMTS.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A week after Tyrann Mathieu’s (TY’-ran MATH’-yooz) dismissal from the LSU football program, a New Orleans TV station is reporting that the former Tigers cornerback is in a drug rehabilitation program in Houston and being counseled by former NBA player John Lucas. Fox 8 cites Mathieu’s adoptive father as the source for the information.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – David Price is the first 16-game winner in the major leagues. Tampa Bay’s ace lefty allowed three hits over seven innings of the Rays’ 7-0 shutout of the L.A. Angels, improving to 16-4 and lowering his ERA to 2.39.

DENVER (AP) – Major League Baseball owners have approved the sale of the San Diego Padres to a group that includes pro golfer Phil Mickelson. The group will pay around $800 million for the NL franchise, with the final closing expected before the end of this month.

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) – Carl Pettersson was the leader by one stroke over Tim Clark and David Mathis when round two of the Wyndham Championship got under way this morning in Greensboro. Pettersson’s 8-under-par 62 yesterday is the best opening round of his career.

MASON, Ohio (AP) – Serena and Venus Williams moved into the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open with victories on Thursday. Andy Murray was the big upset victim, leaving the Olympic gold medalist with hardly any hard-court time heading into the U.S. Open.