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11 months 2 weeks ago

Akron senior sets new state scoring record

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Akron senior Brady Baer is Colorado's new high school basketball scoring leader. Baer broke the state record for career points in high school when he scored 40 points in Akron's 81-64 win Thursday over Meeker in the Colorado Class 2A tournament quarterfinal game in Pueblo. Baer...

11 months 3 weeks ago

Rampart girls out in Great 8

The Rampart High School girls basketball team lost 50-34 to Grandview Thursday in the 5A Great 8 at the Denver Coliseum. The Rams finish the season 20-6 and were the final 5A team, girls or boys, left in the Colorado State Basketball Tournament.

2 years 9 months ago

Nuggets fall to 2-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant scored 38 points, Andrew Bynum followed up his playoff-opening triple-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers weathered Denver's late rally for a 104-100 victory over the Nuggets on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 series lead. Pau Gasol had 13...

2 years 11 months ago

Colorado 3rd grader drains half-court shot

Step aside NCAA and NBA, the most thrilling finish in basketball this weekend took place Saturday night in Keyes, Oklahoma. Third grader Austin Worthen of Springfield, Colorado drained a buzzer beater from half court. His coach and proud dad Adam Worthen emailed News 5 to share a video of...

3 years 2 months ago

Two men suing Syracuse and basketball coach

NEW YORK (AP) - Jim Boeheim initially insisted two former Syracuse ball boys were lying when they accused his longtime assistant of molesting them. Now they're suing the Orange men's basketball coach and the university for defamation, saying he was the one making false statements. Stepbrothers Bobby Davis...

3 years 3 months ago

Syracuse fires assistant basketball coach

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Syracuse University associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine was fired Sunday in the wake of an investigation of child molestation allegations against him. In statement released Sunday night, Kevin Quinn, the school's senior vice president for public affairs, says Fine has been "terminated, effective immediately....

3 years 7 months ago

State Games' 5K has winners

It's the last day for the State Games and the winners for the 5K have already been named. We had a chance to catch up with one 10-year-old runner who was running her first 5K. Her recommendation to other who want to run, but haven't mustered up enough confidence...

3 years 7 months ago

State Games enter final day

Today kicks off one last day of friendly competition before the 2011 State Games come to an end in Colorado Springs. This year was the first year the games spanned two consecutive weekends allowing for six days of competitive play. Over twenty games will be played today ranging...

3 years 7 months ago

Compete like an Olympian

The Rocky Mountain State Games turn ten this year. The six-day competition, which this year, takes place over the course of a two-weekend period, features thirty-four different types of sports. When it comes to economic impact, Mike Moran, Colorado Springs Sports Corporation senior media consultant, says, "This is a...

4 years 8 months ago

22-year-old poses as high school student

A 22-year-old man accused of posing as a teenager to become a high school basketball star in Texas pleaded not guilty to the six felony charges. A spokesman for Guerdwich Montimer's attorney said Friday that Montimer waived his arraignment and entered not guilty pleas. Montimer is accused of two...

4 years 10 months ago

Nuggets sign coach's kid

DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets have signed Coby Karl , the son of coach George Karl. The signing was announced Sunday. George Karl, who survived prostate canver several years ago, is battling throat and neck cancer and hasn't been on the sideline since March 16. Coby Karl...

4 years 11 months ago

2010 Final Four features familiar, unusual

One of the most unpredictable NCAA tournaments in recent history served up a bit of the familiar for the Final Four and a good dose of something completely different. Coached by Bob "Huggy Bear" Huggins, West Virginia will make its first appearance since 1959, back when Jerry West played guard....

5 years 5 days ago

Obama and Brown may shoot hoops in MA

Could President Barack Obama use the basketball court to avenge a Democrat's loss in a key Senate race? Spokesmen for Obama and new Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown say they're studying an invitation for a matchup by the mayor of basketball's birthplace. Springfield Mayor Dominic Sarno says in a letter...

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