SPORTS, FEBRUARY 14TH

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

Craig–The Glenwood Lady Demons can clinch the Western Slope crown tonight with a win over the Moffat County Lady Bulldogs. The game begins at 6 o’clock and can be heard live on KMTS and KMTS.com. The boy’s game will follow at 7:30.

NBA

Denver–The Denver Nuggets are back in action tonight taking on Steve Nash and the Phoenix Suns at the Pepsi Center.

Elsewhere in sports…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – It wasn’t pretty, but it counts in the
win column. Second-ranked Syracuse shot less than 35 percent from
the field at Louisville but still managed to pull out a 52-51
victory over the 19th-ranked Cardinals.

DALLAS (AP) – NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki (noh-VIHT’-skee)
scored half of his team-high 22 points over the final six-plus
minutes to lead the Mavericks to a 96-92 victory over the Pacific
Division-leading L.A. Clippers last night in Dallas. It extends the
defending champion’s winning streak to four games

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – The NHL’s Northwest Division
leader survived yet another overtime game last night. Vancouver
topped the visiting Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 in a shootout. It’s the
eighth time in 10 games the Canucks were taken past regulation and
their fourth shootout win in seven tries during that span.

DETROIT (AP) – The Detroit Red Wings can establish an NHL-record
for consecutive victories at home when they host the Dallas Stars
tonight. The league leaders will be aiming for a 21st straight win
at Joe Louis Arena.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Three days shy of his 53rd birthday,
John McEnroe showed tennis fans in San Jose that he still has the
deft touch that helped him win seven Grand Slam singles titles and
10 major doubles titles from 1977-92. McEnroe teamed with young
American Jack Sock to beat Gael Monfils (GAH’-ehl mohn-FEES’) and
Steve Johnson 6-4, 6-4 in a lighthearted exhibition match on the
first night of the SAP Open.

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