Sports, September 23rd

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES

3A

GLENWOOD—37     STEAMBOAT—10

RIFLE—-55      MONTEZUMA-CORTEZ—0

2A

OLATHE—–43       COAL RIDGE—-0

GUNNISON—-27    GRAND VALLEY—25

PAGOSA SPRINGS—6    BASALT—-2

ASPEN—-24              BAYFIELD—–6

1A

RIDGEVIEW ACADEMY—-28     ROARING FORK—–6

 

BRONCOS LB MILLER IN MORE HOT WATER

NEW YORK (AP) – A person familiar with the case says Broncos All-Pro linebacker Von Miller was caught trying to manipulate the NFL’s drug-testing system. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the league has not announced the details of Miller’s violation. The manipulation attempt was first reported by ESPN. Miller is suspended for the first six games of the season under the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.
When his ban was announced last month, Miller said in a statement, “although my suspension doesn’t result from a positive test, there is no excuse for my violations of the rules.” NFL spokesman Greg Aiello declined to comment on Miller’s situation.
Miller has also had several other off-field problems. He was cited earlier this month for speeding and driving with a suspended license.

AVS WIN PRE-SEASON GAME

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Semyon Varlamov made 37 saves and Brad Malone got the go-ahead goal with 11:33 left in the third, leading the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 preseason victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday night.

ROCKIES LOSE TO D-BACKS

DENVER (AP) – Matt Davidson hit a three-run homer for the second straight day, and the Arizona Diamondbacks opened an early six-run lead before hanging on to beat the Colorado Rockies 13-9 on Sunday.  Rookie Chris Owings doubled, scored twice and drove in two runs for the Diamondbacks, who led 7-1 in the third and 13-5 in the ninth.  Colorado’s Michael Cuddyer was 3 for 5, raising his league-leading average to .334. Todd Helton, who is retiring at the end of the season, had four RBIs to raise his total to 1,402.

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