Sports, March 20th

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL SCORES

RIFLE–18 GRAND VALLEY–0

HOTCHKISS–4 ROARING FORK–1

GIRLS SOCCER

ROARING FORK–5 BASALT–0

LOACROSSE

EAGLE VALLEY–15 GLENWOOD SPRINGS–0

ASPEN–1 COAL RIDGE–0

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Tiger Woods says he went public with his relationship with Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn to devalue any photos of sports’ latest power couple. The star athletes simultaneously posted messages on their Facebook pages saying they are dating. Woods included four studio photos of himself and Vonn. He says being chased by photographers can be dangerous to his two children. He also said Wednesday at Bay Hill that by publishing his own pictures of his new girlfriend, the paparazzi would not be able to make as much money on whatever photos they get. Woods referred to them as “stalkarazzi.” It’s the first confirmation from Woods of a relationship since his wife divorced him in 2010.

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – North Carolina A&T beat Liberty 73-72 in last night’s NCAA tournament opener in Dayton, Ohio. Saint Mary’s followed with a 67-64 victory over Middle Tennessee. The Aggies get No. 1 seed Louisville in the second round while the Gaels face No. 6 seed Memphis.

MOON, Pa. (AP) – Last season’s NCAA champions failed to make it out of the first round of this year’s NIT. Kentucky went on the road and got beat by Robert Morris 59-57.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The Denver Nuggets beat the Thunder 114-104 in Oklahoma City for their first 13-game winning streak since joining the NBA in the 1976 ABA-NBA merger. The franchise won 15 in a row in the 1969-70 ABA season.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Dominican Republic dominated the World Baseball Classic from start to finish. The Dominicans completed an unbeaten run with a 3-0 shutout of Puerto Rico in last night’s championship game at San Francisco’s AT&T Park.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – After getting shut out in three straight games, the Phoenix Coyotes put two goals on the scoreboard, but they came in a 3-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings. Winning goalie Jonathan Bernier made a career-high 40 saves and defenseman Drew Doughty scored for the first time in 33 regular-season games.

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