High School Basketball
Palisade–In boy’s basketball, the Glenwood Demons lost to the Palisade Bulldogs 51-31. Prior to that, the Lady Demons knocked off Palisade, 47-24 to improve to 3 and 0 in the Western Slope. Delta comes to Glenwood on Saturday for games at 12:30 and 2. Both games will be broadcast live on KMTS.
Peach Valley–The Coal Ridge Titans welcome the Rifle Bears to Peach Valley tonight for a double dip. The girls play at 5:30 while the boys tip off at 7. Both games can be heard here on KMTS.
In other high school hoops action, Grand Valley travels to Olathe, Roaring Fork welcomes Basalt and Aspen plays at Cedaredge.
The Denver Nuggets host Lebron James and the Miami Heat tonight at the Pepsi Center.
The Denver Broncos are nearly two touchdown underdogs going into Foxboro, Massachusetts tomorrow night. A Broncos’ victory will put them in next week’s AFC Championship against the winner of the Ravens / Texans game.
Elsewhere in sports…
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – That was quite a performance turned in by
Orlando’s Dwight Howard last night. The Magic big man broke Wilt
Chamberlain’s nearly 50-year-old NBA record for most free throw
attempts in a game as he converted on 21 of 39. Howard finished
with 45 points and 23 rebounds as the Magic beat the Golden State
PHOENIX (AP) – Cleveland rookie guard Kyrie Irving had his best
night as a pro with 26 points in the Cavaliers 101-90 win over the
Suns in Phoenix. Irving has led a resurgence in Cleveland as the
Cavaliers, who suffered through a horrendous season last year, are
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – Indiana, the seventh-ranked team in the
AP men’s basketball poll, was upset on the home floor last night.
The Hoosiers were beaten by Minnesota 77-74 as Austin Hollins
scored a career-high 18 points. Rodney Williams scored 14 points
and Julian Welch added 10 for the Golden Gophers, who had lost four
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – NCAA President Mark Emmert has given his
blessings to the idea of a four-team football playoff in Division
I. Emmert says he will not support a 16-team tournament because it
would make the season too long, increase the risk of injury,
intrude on classes and likely eliminate the current bowl system. He
also says it is time for university leaders to clean up college
HONOLULU (AP) – Round two of the PGA’s Sony Open is on tap today
in Honolulu. The leader after 18 holes was Canadian Graham Delaet
(deh-LEHT’), who shot a 7-under 63. Carl Pettersson, Kyle Reifers
and K.J. Choi (CHOY) all opened with 65’s.