High School Soccer 3A playoffs
Alamosa defeated Coal Ridge 3 to 2 in a first round game. The Basalt Longhorns will host the Telluride Miners this afternoon at 3:30. Number 30 Rifle on the road to take on the number 2 Kent Denver Sun Devils at 3.
The Avs lost to the Flames in Calgary last night 4 to 2.
Elsewhere in sports….
NEW YORK (AP) – NBA labor negotiators resumed talks this
afternoon in New York, just hours after a marathon 15 hour session
adjourned with both sides reporting progress. According to
Commissioner David Stern, the salary cap system has been the main
ST. LOUIS (AP) – After a 24-hour delay caused by predicted bad
weather, the Cardinals and Rangers are expected to take the field
in Busch Stadium tonight for Game 6 of the World Series. St. Louis
has home-field advantage but Texas holds a 3-2 lead in the
best-of-seven championship showdown.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – Chris Harris didn’t get the trade he
wanted from the Chicago Bears. The team released the safety
instead, ending Harris’ second stint in Chicago.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) – Mark Turgeon’s (TUR’-jihnz)s first
season as Maryland’s basketball coach will start without Pe’Shon
Howard in uniform. The sophomore point guard, who averaged 5.4
points and 3.2 assists last season while playing in all 33 games,
is expected to be sidelined for up to three months with a broken
ISTANBUL (AP) – Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki (wohz-nee-AK’-ee)
falls to 0-2 in the round-robin phase of the WTA Championships with
a 6-4, 6-2 loss to Wimbledon titleholder Petra Kvitova
(kuh-VIHT’-oh-vuh). Earlier today in Istanbul, Victoria Azarenka
(ah-zah-REN’-kuh) of Belarus became the first player to secure a
berth in the semifinals of the season-ending tournament by knocking
off French Open winner Li Na (lee nah) 6-2, 6-2.