Local Sports

  • High School Softball
    PALISADE—In a non-league match up, the 2A Basalt Longhorns fell to the 3A Palisade Bulldogs 9 to 4. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E Basalt 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4 7 0 Palisade 3 0 0 1 3 2 – 9 15 0 The Rifle Bears head to Gypsum to play the Eagle Valley Devils Saturday in a Western Slope doubleheader.  Game times are set for 11 am and 1 pm and will be broadcast live on KMTS.
  • Monday Night Football Changes Theme Song Again…
    (AP) – ESPN is switching from country to rock for their “Monday Night Football” theme song. The season will feature a new version of Little Richard’s hit “Rip It Up.” Hank Williams Jr. had sung the theme song for years in a version of his hit “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight.” Little ...
  • KMTS Softball: Lady Bears Rally for Doubleheader Sweep over Basalt
    RIFLE (9/3/20) — After a mercy-rule 11-1 opening game victory and a 10-run second-inning explosion, the 4A Rifle Lady Bears softball team seemed ready to cruise to a doubleheader sweep of the 3A Basalt Longhorns in non-league action Thursday. The Bears wound up winning the second game, 14-11, but it wasn’t easy. Basalt, which ...
  • High School Softball: Fruita Monument at Rifle
    Ron and Jack call their first game since COVID-19 shut down high school sports in March. Our complete High School Softball broadcast schedule can be found here. (Being our first broadcast in a while, there are some technical glitches…) http://www.kmtsaudio.com/audio/sports/softball/08-29-2020_Fruita_Monument_at_Rifle_–Incomplete-starts_late–.mp3
  • Broncos Sign Offensive Tackle Demar Dotson
    ENGLEWOOD(AP) – The Denver Broncos have added 12th-year offensive tackle Demar Dotson to their roster following Ja’Wuan James’ decision to sit out the 2020 season over coronavirus concerns. Elijah Wilksinson is expected to get most of the snaps at right tackle just as he did a year ago when James played just 63 snaps after ...
  • Diamondbacks Complete Series Sweep of the Rockies
    DENVER (AP) – Starling Marte homered and drove in four runs as the Arizona Diamondbacks battered the Colorado Rockies 13-7 in a Coors Field slugfest featuring 34 hits, but none by blistering Charlie Blackmon. The Rockies star began the game batting an astonishing .500. He went 0 for 4, ending his hitting streak at 15 ...
  • Clippers Secure Seed With Victory Over Nuggets
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – Paul George scored 27 points, and Kawhi Leonard had 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers wrapped up the second seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 124-111 victory over Denver on Wednesday night. The Clippers will play Dallas when the playoffs get going next week. The Nuggets will ...
  • Avs Open Stanley Cup Playoffs With a Win
    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) – Nazem Kadri and J.T. Compher scored 10 seconds apart in the third period, Philipp Grubauer stopped 14 shots and the Colorado Avalanche opened the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes. Colorado dominated the Coyotes through the first two periods, outshooting them 29-7, yet couldn’t get anything ...
  • Three Fall Sports Teams Will Start Practice Soon
    Yesterday, the Colorado High School Activities Association made the announcement that some fall sports teams will be able to start practicing. High School boys golf teams can start practice starting Monday. Boys tennis and softball teams can start practicing August 10. While the golf season is not expected to change, CHSAA says the tennis and ...
  • Nathan McKinnon in the Running for Three Awards
    DENVER (AP) – Colorado Avalanche All-Star forward Nathan MacKinnon is up for a hat trick of accolades, including the Hart Trophy for MVP, Ted Lindsay Award for most outstanding as voted by his peers and the Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship. He’s got the support of his teammates to sweep in a landslide. He kept ...