Sports Of All Sorts 1-23-2012

Jan 23rd @ 8:23 am in Sports by Scott Staley

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High School Basketball Hotchkiss Lady Bulldogs lost to Coal Ridge 50-29.  Hotchkiss Boys beat Coal Ridge 52-33. Norwood Lady Mavericks beat Ouray 68-6. Norwood Boys beat Ouray 60-21. Montrose Lady Indians beat G.J. Central 47-26. Montrose Boys beat G.J. Central 53-37 to improve to 14-2 and 3-0 in SWL.Both Girls and boys will look to remain undefeated in SWL Play when they face off against Fruita Tuesday Night with the Girls at 6 PM and the boys right after on the Sports Voice of the Montrose Indians AM 580 KUBC.

NFL New England Patriots beat Baltimore 23-20 in the AFC Championship Game leading the way for the Patriots was Benjarvis Green-Ellis who had 17 Carries for 68 Yards with 1 Touchdown. New York Giants beat San Francisco 20-17 in Overtime at the NFC Championship game. Topping all players for the Giants was Lawrence Tynes who went 2 for 2 on Field Goals with a long of 31 in Overtime. Super Bowl 46 will be a rematch of Super Bowl 42 which New York won 17-14.

Yesterday’s Scores:

Baltimore 20 New England 23  Final
N.Y. Giants 20 San Francisco 17  Final/Overtime

February 5th:

New York Giants vs New England Patriots   4:20 PM  (Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis,IN)

MLB Colorado Rockies have traded Pitcher Clayton Mortensen to the Boston Red Sox for 2B Marco Scutaro from Boston to provide a veteran 2B in the lineup and in the field of play.

College Football Longtime Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno died yesterday at the age of 85 due to complications of liver cancer. Joe Paterno has the record for most wins in College Football History with 409 Wins. Joe Paterno will forever be remembered not only as the greatest college football coach to ever coach the game but as a teacher too.

Penn State coach Joe Paterno flew to Austin in 2008 to honor UT coach Mack Brown, despite being in the hospital the day before for exhaustion and dehydration. Paterno recommended Brown to Darrell Royal during Texas' search for a new coach in 1997.

Yesterday’s College Basketball Scores:

Penn State 54 #13 Indiana 73  Final
Virginia Tech 47 #17 Virginia 45  Final
Wisconsin 67 #25 Illinois 63  Final
South Florida 75 DePaul 59  Final
North Carolina State 78 Miami (FL) 73  Final
Drake 52 Northern Iowa 66  Final

Today’s Games:

#3 Syracuse at Cincinnati  5 PM
Texas A&M at #6 Kansas  7 PM
Towson at Delaware  5 PM
Northeastern at Old Dominion  5 PM
N Carolina A&T at Coppin State  5 PM
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Prairie View A&M  7 PM
Mississippi Valley State at Texas Southern  7 PM