SPORTS, OCTOBER 7TH

High School Volleyball

Roaring Fork swept Coal Ridge in three games while Glenwood got past Fruita-Monument three games to two.

Soccer

Glenwood blanked Roaring Fork 4-zip. Rifle beat CRMS 3 to 1.

Football

The Glenwood Demons hope to get their first Western Slope league win tonight in Craig. The Demons take on the Moffat County Bulldogs tonight at 7. Catch all the action live on KMTS, KMTS.com and Beheard TV.com.

Rifle plays at Steamboat Springs, Olathe comes to Roaring Fork, Coal Ridge travels to Cedaredge, Grand Valley makes the long trip south to Gunnison and Aspen welcomes Basalt.

College Football

The CU Buffs have a tough task as they battle the 7th ranked Stanford Cardinal in Palo Alto, California tomorrow afternoon. The CSU Rams have a bye this week and will host Boise State next Saturday. Air Force plays at Notre Dame.

Elsewhere in sports….

NEW YORK (AP) – Two people with knowledge of the situation tell
the AP that Big East university presidents and chancellors are
holding a conference call to discuss expansion and the expected
loss of TCU.
TCU, which was slated to join the Big East in 2012, received an
invite to the Big 12 on Thursday. Syracuse and Pittsburgh already
have announced they are leaving the Big East for the Atlantic Coast
Conference.
The Big East would be down to six football schools without TCU:
West Virginia, Louisville, Cincinnati, South Florida, Rutgers and
Connecticut.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL-BOISE STATE/FRESNO STATE
Broncos in the Golden State
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – Fifth-ranked Boise State is on the road
tonight to face Fresno State.
The 4-0 Broncos are led by quarterback Kellen Moore, who has
thrown at least two TD passes in 17 straight games.
Fresno State running back Robbie Rouse has run for at least 100
yards in four straight games for the 2-3 Bulldogs, who have lost 14
straight against ranked opponents.

MLB-NLDS GAME 5s
Two must-win games tonight
UNDATED (AP) – Now that the AL championship series matchup is
set, it’s time to turn back to the National League.
Both of the berths in the NLCS will be filled tonight, with two
Game 5s on the schedule.
Things get started in Milwaukee, where the Brewers will be
trying to bounce back from consecutive losses to the Diamondbacks
in Arizona (5:07 p.m. Eastern). The home team sends Yovani Gallardo
(gy-YAR’-doh) to the Miller Park mound to face Ian Kennedy.
Gallardo bested Kennedy in Game 1.

Later tonight in Philadelphia, the Phillies send Roy Halladay to
the hill to face best friend and fellow All-Star Chris Carpenter of
the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Redbirds extended the best-of-five series to the limit with
Wednesday’s 5-3 victory over the visiting Phils.

The Tigers will play the Rangers in the AL championship series
that begins Saturday in Texas.
Detroit advanced last night by beating the Yankees 3-2 in Game 5
of their AL division series. The Rangers finished their ALDS
Tuesday, with a Game 4 win over Tampa Bay.

NHL-SCHEDULE
NHL showcases overseas
UNDATED (AP) – There are a half-dozen games scheduled for the
second day of the new NHL season, with two of them being played in
Europe (1 p.m. Eastern). The Buffalo Sabres and Anaheim Ducks are
hooking up in Helsinki, while the New York Rangers and L.A. Kings
square off in Stockholm.
Tonight in the U.S., Tampa Bay skates at Carolina, Detroit opens
against visiting Ottawa, Nashville is at Columbus and Dallas is
home to Chicago.

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