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Mountain biking future is bright in Rifle

September 18, 2019

Rifle Area Mountain Bike Organization host annual Roan Cliffs Chaos mountain bike race to educate and raise money to develop a new nonmotorized trail system in the Rifle area.



Demons dominate serve line, sweep rival Bears

September 17, 2019

Behind 16 team serve aces, the Glenwood Springs Demons girls volleyball team rolled to a 3-0 sweep of the rival Rifle Bears Tuesday night inside Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium, picking up its third straight win of the season.



Roethlisberger done for season with elbow injury

September 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger likes to point out that he’s played through the end of every contract he’s ever signed. It’s tangible proof of the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s commitment both to the game itself...


Senzatela, Story lead Rockies over Mets 9-4

September 16, 2019

DENVER — Pitcher Antonio Senzatela hit a tying, two-run single that ended a year-long 0-for-44 slide at the plate, Trevor Story followed three pitches later with a three-run homer of Steven Matz to cap a...


Fangio takes shot at officials after bizarre ending

September 16, 2019

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Vic Fangio is just the second of the Denver Broncos’ 17 head coaches to start his career 0-2, but he believes that should come with an asterisk. Fangio disputed two calls on...


On the Fly column: Fishing tips for cooler weather

September 16, 2019

Leaves are turning and angling pressure has begun to drop off. The peace of off-season is almost on our doorstep. This time of year as cooler weather begins, anglers should take note of numerous factors...



Pineiro’s 53-yard FG lifts Bears past Broncos 16-14

September 15, 2019

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS Tuesday, Sept. 17 VOLLEYBALL Rifle at Glenwood Springs, 6:30 p.m. Coal Ridge at Roaring Fork, 6:30 p.m. Grand Valley at Basalt, 6:30 p.m. SOFTBALL Palisade at Rifle, 6 p.m. BOYS GOLF Coal...


McMahon homers twice as Rockies beat Padres, 10-5

September 15, 2019

DENVER — Ryan McMahon filled in for Nolan Arenado in the field and did a spot-on impersonation of the slugger at the plate. McMahon hit two home runs and drove in four runs to lead...


Roaring Fork volleyball falls to Olathe in 4 sets

September 14, 2019

The Roaring Fork girls volleyball team jumped out to a 25-23 first-game victory in Saturday evening’s Western Slope League matchup with the visiting Olathe Pirates, but it wasn’t enough as the Pirates came storming back...