Glenwood Springs–The third annual Derbs Softball Tournament will be played September 16th and 17th at Two Rivers and Sayre Park. The tournament raises funds for the Glenwood Springs High School baseball team and the Lady Demons basketball team. Men’s and coed teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games.
Battlement Mesa–The annual Garfield County Sheriff’s Auxiliary Golf Tournament/Fundraiser is set to tee off Sunday, August 28th at the Battlement Mesa Golf Course. To sign up, call 665-0214.
Denver–The Rockies’ ninth inning comeback fell short last night against the Florida Marlins at Coors Field. The Marlins escaped with a 6 to 5 win.
DENVER (AP) – Sports Authority is racing to post its name around
the home of the Denver Broncos after winning the naming rights for
the stadium. The Colorado-based retailer says it will have employees working around the clock starting Wednesday posting the new signs at what
will now be known as Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
Stadium officials voted unanimously Tuesday to let Sports
Authority take over the naming rights from Invesco, a mutual fund
company. The company is taking over the last 10 years of Invesco’s $120
million contract. It will pay the roughly $32 million still owed
under the deal. Sports Authority also plans to provide video booths where fans can record messages to players and invite high school teams to hang
their helmets inside the stadium.
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) – Organizers of the Breck Epic mountain
bike stage race say race results will stand even though miscreants
switched signs, sending some riders off course. Arrows directing riders were flipped, causing leaders to lose time. Race organizer Mike McCormack says ) the sabotage was intentional and malicious. Officials say racers lost up to 20 minutes on race times, but officials ruled Tuesday that the times would stand.