HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER
The Roaring Fork Lady Rams defeated Grand Valley 5 to 2 while Colorado Rocky Mountain School shutout Rifle 4-zip.
Glenwood hosts Telluride today at 4.
Glenwood heads south today for this weekend’s Montrose Invitational.
Glenwood welcomes Steamboat to town for a game tomorrow morning at 10 and will take on Middle Park tomorrow afternoon 4. That game will be carried live on the internet at KMTS.com and rebroadcast on the radio at 7pm.
Everyone else will play mid-day doubleheaders at 11 and 1; Olathe at Rifle, Hotchkiss at Roaring Fork, Coal Ridge at Cedaredge and Grand Valley plays Aspen in El Jebel.
The CU Buffs held on to beat UNLV last night in the men’s south regional 68-64. The Buffs take on Baylor tomorrow in the next round.
The CSU Rams were knocked out by Murray State 58-41.
The Denver Nuggets traded center Nene yesterday to the Washington Wizards then lost last night to the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-90.
Elsewhere in sports…
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The Denver Broncos seem to be headed for
another meeting with Peyton Manning. The four-time NFL MVP and top free agent of the offseason has not signed with a new team since being released March 7 by the Indianapolis Colts.
On Friday, the same plane that picked up the star quarterback
for a session with Broncos brass late last week was en route to the
Raleigh-Durham area, where Manning has been rehabilitating from a
series of neck surgeries. Early in the morning, Broncos executive
John Elway was seen at the Centennial, Colo., airport where the
flight originated. ESPN, citing anonymous sources, reports that Manning will work out for the team executives at Duke. A Broncos spokesman declined
comment. Duke coach and longtime Manning friend David Cutcliffe tells The
Tennessean that Manning has made good progress throwing the
UNDATED (AP) – Two of the four No. 1 seeds in the men’s NCAA
basketball tournament started play yesterday with Kentucky blasting
past Western Kentucky and Syracuse squeaking by UNC-Asheville. The
remaining two top-seeds, Michigan State and North Carolina, open
play today. This afternoon the Tar Heels play Vermont, while
tonight the Spartans of MSU go against LIU.
ORLANDO (AP) – Fans of the Orlando Magic got some great news
yesterday, Dwight Howard is staying put. The Magic center has
signed papers agreeing to waive the early termination option in his
contract, which means he’ll be staying with the club the rest of
NEW YORK (AP) – Sidney Crosby returned to the ice for the
Pittsburgh Penguins last night. The often injured star of the club
played for the first time in more than three months as the Penguins
beat the Rangers in New York. The win pulled the Pens within four
points of the first-place New York Rangers in the NHL’s Eastern
ORCHARD PARK, NY (AP) – Buffalo’s Bills made a major move
yesterday, landing free agent defensive end Mario Williams with a
six-year contract. His agent says the deal is worth up to $100
million, with $50 million guaranteed.