High School Basketball

Palisade–The Glenwood Demons are back in action tonight taking on the Bulldogs at Palisade High School. The Lady Demons tip off at 6 while the boys play AT 7:30. You can catch both games live on KMTS and


The Denver Nuggets beat the New Jersey Net 123-115 last night at the Pepsi Center. The Nuggets host Lebron James and the Miami Heat tomorrow night.

Elsewhere in sports…

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke
remains in critical condition Thursday after a successful operation
to repair a tear to an artery that caused bleeding between her
skull and brain. The doctor who performed the operation, William Couldwell, says the medical team must “observe the course of her brain function
before making definitive pronouncements about Sarah’s prognosis for
recovery.” Burke, a four-time Winter X Games champion in halfpipe skiing,
injured herself while practicing on the halfpipe in Park City on

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Kobe Bryant followed up Tuesday night’s
48-point game with a 40-point effort in the Lakers’ 90-87 overtime
victory at Utah. L.A.’s fourth-straight win gets them to a Pacific
Division-leading 8-4 on the season. The Jazz are 6-4 after losing
for the first time in six games.

WACO, Texas (AP) – Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III is
skipping his senior season at Baylor to enter the NFL draft after a
college career in which he set or tied 54 school records in 41
games. Griffin and Stanford’s Andrew Luck are likely to be the
first two quarterbacks drafted in April.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Ryan Vogelsong suddenly has job security
he’s not used to as a journeyman pitcher. The 34-year-old
right-hander has agreed with San Francisco management on a two-year
deal after becoming an unlikely All-Star last season when he went
13-7 with a 2.71 ERA in his first year with the Giants.

SYDNEY (AP) – Defending champion Li Na (lee nah) knocked off
second-ranked Petra Kvitova (kuh-VIHT’-oh-vuh) in three sets in
today’s semifinals of an Australian Open tune-up in Sydney. Kvitova
would have replaced Caroline Wozniacki (wohz-nee-AK’-ee) at No. 1
if she won the tournament. The Aussie (awzee) Open begins Monday in

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Creditors were screaming “show me the money”
and Lee Steinberg couldn’t produce. The super agent, who was the
inspiration for the “Jerry Maguire” movie, has filed for
bankruptcy protection, telling the AP he let things slip while
rehabbing from alcohol abuse. Steinberg says he’s been sober since

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