SPORTS

HIGH SCHOOL GOLF

Aspen—The Rifle Lady Bears captured another team title with yesterday’s victory at the Aspen Invitational Tournament. Rifle finished with a team score of 254. The Lady Bear’s Elly Walters took top individual honors carding an 81. Glenwood Springs was second with a team score of 263. Lauen Murphy led the Lady Demons with a second place finish score of 82.

SOCCER

Coal Ridge defeated the visiting Moffat County Bulldogs 7 to nothing. Aspen beat Rifle by the same score. Glenwood lost at Steamboat, 3 to 1.

BASEBALL

The Grand Valley Cardinals beat the Rangely Panthers, 11 to 7.

The Glenwood Demons will play their first home game of the season this afternoon at 3 o’clock against the Delta Panthers. The game will be broadcast live on line at KMTS.com and rebroadcast on the radio tonight at 7.

The Roaring Fork Rams host the Basalt Longhorns this afternoon at 4 in a Western Slope League match up.

MLB

The Colorado Rockies lost to the San Francisco Giants 7 to 2. Tonight the Rockies will send Jordan Lyles to the mound to face Giants’ righty, Jake Peavy.

ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS…

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Golden State looks to wrap up the NBA regular season with a record-setting victory tonight when they host Memphis. If the Warriors earn win No. 73, it will break the record set by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995-96 season.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kobe Bryant brings down the curtain on his stellar 20-year NBA career with one team when the Lakers host Utah tonight. It will be a festive affair at the end of a dismal 16-65 final season for the former league MVP. Bryant goes out as the third-leading scorer in NBA history and with five league titles.

HOUSTON (AP) – The Houston Rockets go into their season finale against Sacramento with their NBA playoff fate in their hands. A Rockets win clinches the eighth playoff spot in the Western Conference. If Houston loses, that would open the door for Utah to clinch the spot with a win over the Lakers.

UNDATED (AP) – Atlanta and Minnesota try to break into the win column after seven straight losses to open the Major League season. The Braves will try to break at 13-game losing streak in Washington when they visit the Nationals. The Twins host the White Sox, after scoring just 13 runs in their seven losses.

UNDATED (AP) – The Red Wings open their 25th straight NHL playoff appearance when they visit Tampa Bay in one of three games on the post-season schedule. The other series have defending Stanley Cup champ Chicago skating into St. Louis and the Penguins riding a season-closing 14-2 mark into their opener with the Rangers.

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