Sports, October 19th

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL

The Glenwood Lady Demons hung on to beat a stubborn Steamboat Springs squad last night at Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium 3 games to 2. The win keeps the Lady Demons tied for first in the league with Palisade.

Coal Ridge swept Rifle while Roaring Fork took Aspen in 3 and Grand Valley fell to Meeker in 3 games.

SOCCER

Glenwood edged Rifle 2 to 1. Coal Ridge dominated Grand Valley 11 to 1.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

The Glenwood Demons travel to Jefferson County tonight to battle the Evergreen Cougars. Kick off is set for 6 o’clock and you can hear all the action live on KMTS.

The top-ranked Rifle Bears should have no trouble with the Steamboat Sailors tonight at Bear’s Stadium. Aspen welcomes Grand Valley in a game that will decide 2nd place in the Western Slope 2A. Coal Ridge plays at Basalt and Roaring Fork travels north to Meeker to battle the Cowboys.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Los Angeles, CA–The Colorado Buffaloes go up against the 11th ranked USC Trojans tomorrow afternoon at the Coliseum in Los Angeles. The Buffs are looking for the second win of the season but aren’t likely to reach that goal against the talented Trojans. The Buffs are 41 point underdogs.

Elsewhere in sports…

DETROIT (AP) – The Tigers beat the offensively challenged Yankees 8-1 to complete an ALCS sweep and are headed to the World Series for the first time since 2006. The Fall Classic gets under way Wednesday in the home of the National League champion.

ST. LOUIS (AP) – St. Louis can claim the National League pennant with a win tonight against visiting San Francisco. The Cardinals hold a 3-1 advantage in the best-of-seven NLCS following last night’s 8-3 home victory over the Giants.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Two of the NFL’s best defenses were on the field last night in San Francisco for what proved to be a predictable low-scoring game. The 49ers improved to an NFC West-leading 5-2 with a 13-6 victory over the division-rival Seahawks. Seattle drops to 4-3.

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) – Second-ranked Oregon trampled Arizona State 43-21 under the lights in Tempe, improving to 7-0 on the season. Kenjon Barner ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns and Marcus Mariota added 135 yard on the ground.

TORONTO (AP) – The NHL lockout drags on and there’s not much optimism that a settlement will be reached soon. The players’ association has rejected the proposal submitted by the owners on Tuesday and have offered multiple options in response. No new talks are scheduled.

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