SPORTS, MARCH 9TH

High School Soccer

The Glenwood Lady Demons came away from Montrose yesterday with a 2-2 tie. Meanwhile, Coal Ridge lost to the Lady Bulldogs in Palisade 2 to 1.

High School Baseball

The Rifle Bears open up the new season at home Saturday against the Aspen Skiers. The first game of the doubleheader begins at 11.

The Glenwood Demons baseball team will hold a car wash tomorrow at the high school from 10 to noon to raise funds for the program.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Andre Roberson made the go-ahead layup with
10 seconds remaining, lifting Pac-12 newcomer Colorado to a 63-62
victory over Oregon in the league tournament’s quarterfinals
Thursday night.

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Pierce Hornung had 16 points and 14 rebounds to
lead six players in double figures for No. 4 seed Colorado State,
which routed No. 5 seed TCU 81-60 in the opening round of the
Mountain West Conference tournament on Thursday in Las Vegas.
The Rams (20-10), who kept alive their bid for their first NCAA
tournament berth since 2003, will face top-seeded and No. 18 San
Diego State in the semifinals Friday night. SDSU beat Boise State
65-62.

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Demetrius Walker scored 13 of his 19 points
during a 22-3 run in the first half that helped carry New Mexico to
a 79-64 victory against Air Force in the Mountain West Conference
tournament quarterfinals Thursday night.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Sergei Kostitsyn (kohs-TEET’-sihn)
scored at 19:28 of the second period, and the Nashville Predators
held off the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 Thursday night.

ARE, Sweden (AP) – Lindsey Vonn of the United States won the
World Cup giant slalom race in Are on Friday to clinch her fourth
overall title. Vonn took the lead after the first run and finished in a
combined time of 2 minutes, 28.0 seconds. Federica Brignone of
Italy was second, 0.48 behind Vonn.

UNDATED (AP) – Play in the various college basketball conference
tournaments continues today. Top-ranked Kentucky leads the way with
a game against LSU in the SEC tournament being played in New
Orleans. The Wildcats are 30-1 on the season. Overall, seven day
games are being contested with at least one ranked team on the
floor.

CHICAGO (AP) – In two days’ time, the Orlando Magic went from
losing to the worst team in the NBA to beating the best. Playing in
Chicago last night the Magic beat the Bulls 99-94. Dwight Howard
led the way with 29 points and 18 rebounds. The Magic were beaten
by Charlotte in their previous game.

LAS VEGAS (AP) – This week’s stop on the NASCAR circuit is in
Las Vegas and the qualifying for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race is taking
place this afternoon. The race is being held at the Las Vegas Motor
Speedway, the same track where IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon was
killed last year in an accident.

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