Sports, September 27th

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL RESULTS

Glenwood—–3    

Steamboat Springs—-0

 

Coal Ridge—3

Moffat County—0

 

SOCCER

Coal Ridge—2

Aspen—-0

 

Grand Valley—–1

Moffat County—–1

SOFTBALL

Basalt——19

Grand Valley—-0

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ON TAP TONIGHT

Glenwood welcomes 9th ranked Delta tonight for homecoming at Stubler Memorial Field.  Game time is set for 7 with pregame coverage beginning at 6:45 on KMTS.

Rifle tackles Battle Mountain in Edwards tonight at 7.  Roaring Fork hosts Paonia, Pagosa Springs comes to Coal Ridge, Grand Valley is in Bayfield, Gunnison will visit Basalt and Aspen heads to Olathe.

BRONCOS PREPARE FOR VICK AND THE EAGLES SUNDAY

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The last time the Philadelphia Eagles faced Peyton Manning, Michael Vick was the better quarterback. Vick and the Eagles (1-2) are 11-point underdogs against Manning and the high-powered Broncos (3-0) on Sunday. Don’t expect Vick or his teammates to be intimidated. In Week 9 of the 2010 season, Vick outplayed Manning in Philadelphia’s 26-24 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Vick, returning after missing a month following a rib injury, threw for 218 yards and one touchdown, and ran for 74 yards and a score. Manning threw for 287 yards, one TD and two interceptions that day.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL / BUFFS TRAVEL TO OREGON STATE

Corvallis, OR—Neither Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre nor Oregon State coach Mike Riley are sure what they’ll see on Saturday from the Buffaloes.  Colorado won its first two games under new head coach MacIntyre. But then deadly flooding around Boulder earlier this month forced the cancellation of a home game against Fresno State. The players chipped in with the recovery efforts before a bye week off. As a result, Colorado will have had a 21-day layoff when the Buffaloes take the field against the Beavers on Saturday at Reser Stadium.MacIntyre has done his best to keep his players focused.  The mystery for Riley is what to expect. Because the Buffaloes have only played two games, there’s not a lot of film available to see how Colorado is implementing MacIntyre’s system.

ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS…

UNDATED (AP) – The St. Louis Cardinals can wrap up the NL Central title with a win at home against the Cubs tonight, or a Pittsburgh loss to the Reds in Cincinnati. The Pirates and Reds have clinched playoff spots, with Pittsburgh holding a one-game lead over Cincinnati for the top wild-card spot in the National League.

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Dale Earnhardt Jr. turned a track record lap to win the pole for Sunday’s Chase for the Cup race at Dover International Speedway. Points leader Matt Kenseth starts second, Ryan Newman is third and Carl Edwards fourth.

UNDATED (AP) – Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan (kuh-NAHN’) will not return to KV Racing next season and is finalizing a deal to join Chip Ganassi Racing. The 38-year-old Kanaan will join a lineup that includes Indy 500 winners Dario Franchitti (DA’-ree-oh fran-KEE’-tee) and Scott Dixon, and Charlie Kimball.

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) – Bills starting cornerback Leodis McKelvin will be a game-time decision Sunday against Baltimore. He is suffering from a hamstring injury suffered early in Buffalo’s loss last week to the New York Jets.

MIAMI (AP) – Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has started a front office house cleaning after the team posted a third straight last place finish in the NL East. Loria fired president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest after 12 years with the franchise and also fired his special assistant Jim Fleming.

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