Thursday, May 25, 2017

Points gained, but opportunities missed for Truex and Jones at Bristol

Martin Truex came back to finish eighth after being called for a speeding penalty while Erik Jones overcame a flat tire and contact with the wall.
Credit: http://coloradoeagles.com/echl-news/colorado-advances-to-second-round-with-6-3-win-over-idaho/

Colorado Eagles advance in playoffs for first time since joining ECHL

On Saturday night in Boise the Eagles picked up their first-ever ECHL playoff series win (4-1), skating past the Idaho Steelheads 6-3.

Rock Canyon alumnus Jacob Lissek signed by FC Dallas

The 24-year-old goalkeeper will serve as a backup to Jesse Gonzalez in FC Dallas' home game against Sporting Kansas City.
Credit: http://coloradoeagles.com/echl-news/incredible-comeback-powers-eagles-to-6-5-overtime-win/

HIGHLIGHTS: Eagles win in OT after wild comeback

Colorado needed three goals in under three minutes to keep the Idaho Steelheads from evening their opening round Kelly Cup Playoff series at two games.

Furniture Row drivers running fast before rainout at Bristol qualifying

Rookie Erik Jones was fastest in the afternoon practice session, but will start based on his points after rain washed out qualifying at the Food City 400.
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HIGHLIGHTS: Eagles reclaim home-ice advantage over Steelheads

Colorado netted a pair of even-strength goals, a power play tally and a short-handed goal to reclaim home-ice advantage in the first-round playoff series.

Offensive legend John Grant Jr. retires from the game of lacrosse

Attacker John Grant Jr. of the Denver Outlaws has announced his retirement from playing lacrosse. Grant Jr. will rejoin the team as offensive coordinator.

Quest for bobblehead leads to Broncos and others joining forces with the Rockies

Not long ago, in a Twitterverse not far away, the Rockies started a contest looking for people to include a photo in posts with a chance to win a prize pack.

USWNT star Mallory Pugh leaving UCLA to to turn pro

Well, that didn't take long. After playing in just three spring games for the Bruins, Mallory Pugh is leaving UCLA to pursue professional opportunities.

Denver Outlaws finalize their 25-man roster for 2017

The Denver Outlaws team has announced their official 25-man roster for the 2017 MLL season.