Sports, December 5th


The Glenwood Demons host the Steamboat Springs Sailors and Eagle Valley Devils in a triangular meet tonight at 5.


BEAVER CREEK (AP) – Erik Guay of Canada turned in the fastest time in downhill training  today in frigid conditions.Guay found the quickest line through the modified Beaver Creek course, finishing in 1 minute, 43.48 seconds. Florian Scheiber of Austria was second and Peter Fill of Italy third on a clear but cold afternoon.Travis Ganong had the top time for the U.S., 0.55 seconds behind Guay. Bode Miller was 66th as he returns from a knee injury that kept him out all of last season. The downhill race is Friday.
This was the first chance the skiers had to try out the revamped course after the training session was canceled Wednesday when a snowstorm hit the area. Training also was postponed Tuesday because of travel issues for some teams.


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida State quarterback Jameis (JAYM’-ihs) Winston will not be charged with sexually assaulting a woman. Florida State Attorney Willie Meggs made the announcement, saying there was not enough evidence to win a conviction. Winston has led the Seminoles to a No. 1 ranking and a shot at a national championship if they defeat Duke on Saturday.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – In college football tonight 19th-ranked Louisville is on the road for a game against Cincinnati’s Bearcats. This is the final meeting of these long-standing rivals as Louisville is headed to the Atlantic Coast Conference.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – There is a rather meaningless NFL game this evening in Jacksonville as the Jaguars face Houston. Combined, the two clubs have amassed a record of 5-19 this season. Jacksonville is 3-9 while the Texans are 2-10.

ROME (AP) – Tim Tebow (TEE’-boh) has been offered a contract to play football in Italy. The Italian federation for American football is offering a four-month deal worth $270,000. Tebow was cut by the New England Patriots before this NFL season.

UNDATED (AP) – In the NHL tonight the Metropolitan Division-leading Penguins are taking on the Pacific-leading San Jose Sharks. Each team is hot as the Sharks are riding a six-game winning streak while the Pens have won four in a row. And at the same time the top two clubs in the Atlantic Division are facing off with the Canadiens playing host to the Bruins.