Sports, April 12th


Rifle–The Rifle Bears came from behind to beat the Basalt Longhorns yesterday at Cooper Field 7 to 4. The Bears travel to Delta tomorrow while the Longhorns who are still undefeated in the Western Slope 3A, take on the second place Gunnison Cowboys.

Glenwood–The Glenwood Demons travel to Gypsum to battle the Eagle Valley Devils at 11 and 1 o’clock. Both games will be broadcast live on and rebroadcast tomorrow night at 7.


Peach Valley–The Coal Ridge Titans host an invitational track and field meet today at noon. Tomorrow morning at 8:30 the Demon Invitational takes place at Stubler Memorial Field.

Elsewhere in sports…

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – Round two of the Masters is underway with the first-round leader, Australia’s Marc Leishman (LEESH’-muhn), still on top. He was about to make the turn at 6-under-par.

WASHINGTON (AP) – There’s a great match-up in the National League East tonight with Atlanta at Washington. The red-hot Braves are 8-1 with six straight wins. They’re a full game up on the Nationals, who sport a 7-2 mark and have won their last three.

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Zack Greinke (GREHN’-kee) suffered a broken left collarbone in a bench-clearing brawl during a 3-2 win by his Los Angeles Dodgers in San Diego. That was after Padres slugger Carlos Quentin charged the mound after being hit by a pitch.

UNDATED (AP) – A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Dan Hurley has agreed to a contract extension with the University of Rhode Island. That would officially eliminate him from contention for the coaching position at Rutgers.

MIAMI (AP) – LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh are expected to play tonight when the Miami Heat host the Boston Celtics. All three have recently missed time because of injuries or illness.