Sports, October 29th

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL

COAL RIDGE TO HOST REGIONALS

Peach Valley—-The Coal Ridge Lady Titans’ second place finish in last weekend’s Western Slope League tournament earned them the right to host a three-team regional this Saturday afternoon.  Coal Ridge is seeded 9th and will welcome number 16 Faith Christian to Peach Valley along with number 28 Estes Park. 

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All other local teams looking to advance to next week’s state tournament in Denver will have to earn a birth on the road.  Rifle is seeded 30th and play University High School in Greeley.  27th seed Roaring Fork will take on 10th seeded Machbeuf and 34th seed, Grand Valley battles number 3 Manitou Springs.  In the 4A regional, the Glenwood Lady Demons got the 24th seed and will play at number 1 Lewis-Palmer.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

Aspen—The Aspen Skiers travel to the Denver area this Saturday for a first round playoff game against the Faith Christian Eagles.  Kick off is set for noon and will be broadcast live on KMTS.

Glenwood Springs—The Glenwood Demons close out the regular season at home this Friday night against the Battle Mountain Huskies.  Game time is 7 o’clock.  The Demons are expected to earn a playoff seeding which will be revealed by CHSAA Sunday afternoon.

ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS…

BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Red Sox have two chances to clinch the World Series at home beginning tomorrow night. That’s after they won at St. Louis 3-1 last night to grab a 3-2 series lead.

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Along with the Cardinals, the St. Louis Rams were losers last night 14-9 to Seattle.  Russell Wilson threw a pair of touchdown passes to Golden Tate as the Seahawks improved to 7-1.

MIAMI (AP) – The NBA’s regular season opens tonight with three games. One has two-time defending champ Miami hosting Chicago.

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Knicks have exercised their fourth-year contract option on guard Iman Shumpert. He started all 45 of his games last season after returning from major knee surgery, averaging 6.8 points and 3.0 rebounds.

UNDATED (AP) – EA Sports’ popular PGA Tour game will no longer be named for Tiger Woods.  The company announced on its blog that it and Woods have made a “mutual decision to end our partnership” and that the company would keep working with the PGA Tour on its next golf title.

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