SPORTS, MAY 1ST

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER

Aspen edged Roaring Fork 2 to 1. Vail Mountain beat Basalt 2 – zip while Vail Christian forfeited to Coal Ridge.

Today, Rifle hosts Grand Valley, Rangely plays at Roaring Fork and Glenwood takes on Delta tonight at 6.

GOLF

The Lady Bears host the Rifle Invitational today at Rifle Creek.

BASEBALL

The Glenwood Demons play their final non-league game of the season in Denver. The Demons take on the Rebels of Denver South today at 3:30. You can hear the game live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast tonight on the radio at 7.

Peach Valley–The Titans welcome the Basalt Longhorns to Coal Ridge High
School today at 4.

MLB

The Rockies beat the Dodgers last night 6 to 2. Tonight the Rockies send Jhoulys Chacin to the mound while the Dodgers counter with veteran lefty Ted Lilly.

NBA

Game 2 of the first round playoff series between the Nuggets and the Lakers is tonight in L.A. The Nuggets look to tie up the series after getting blown out in game 1.

Elsewhere in sports…
UNDATED (AP) – Miami and Oklahoma City took 2-0 leads in their
respective best of seven NBA playoff series last night. The Heat
beat the Knicks 104-94, while the Thunder dumped Dallas 102-99. In
last night’s other game, Indiana evened up its first-round series
with a 93-78 win over Orlando.

ATLANTA (AP) – Game 2 of the Boston-Atlanta NBA playoff is
tonight in Atlanta and the Celtics will be without guard Rajon
Rondo (RAH’-zhahn RAHN’-doh). He has been suspended for one game by
the league for bumping an official in game 1 the other night.

UNDATED (AP) – There were two NHL playoff games last night. In
New York, the visiting Capitals beat the Rangers 3-2 to tie that
best of seven second round series at 1-1. And in St. Louis, the
Kings stopped the Blues 5-2 to grab a 2-0 lead in that best of
seven affair.

DETROIT (AP) – Outfielder Delmon Young of the Detroit Tigers has
been given a seven-day suspension by Major League Baseball for his
arrest in New York on a hate crime charge last week. The
commissioner’s office says the suspension is retroactive to Friday,
the day Young was arrested after a late-night incident at his hotel
during which police say he yelled anti-Semitic epithets.

CHICAGO (AP) – Veteran Johnny Damon returns to big league
baseball tonight as a member of the Cleveland Indians. He was
signed by the club to provide some offense to a team that has had a
tough time scoring runs this season. Damon needs 277 hits to reach
3,000 for his career. He hit .261 with 16 homers and 73 RBIs for
Tampa Bay last year.

 

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