Briefs: Local Sports November 28, 2008


• Henry Cejudo to speak Saturday at GJHS

Gold-medal winner Henry Cejudo will speak about his Olympic experience Saturday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Grand Junction High School auditorium.
Cejudo will be available afterward for an autograph session.
The cost is $5 per person; high school coaches who bring their teams will be admitted for free.
For information, contact Grand Junction wrestling coach Bud Glover at 241-5770 or 260-1847.

College Athletics

• Mav Club Luncheon is Monday

The Mesa State College Maverick Club is hosting a luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Monday at Liff Auditorium on the campus of Mesa State College.
Coaches of winter sports and fall sports teams will address the audience.
The luncheon is $10 for non-members and $6 for members.


• Denver aims to woo international match

DENVER — An annual rugby clash between Australia and New Zealand could be making its first U.S. appearance in Denver.
Denver officials say they’re in talks to play host for the 2009 Bledisloe Cup, a rugby game between Australia and New Zealand. The Metro Denver Sports Commission says it wants to persuade cup officials to hold next year’s match at Invesco Field at Mile-High Stadium.
It would be the first time the match would be played in the United States. This year the All Blacks of New Zealand and the Wallabies of Australia met for the first time on neutral soil outside the World Cup, staging a match earlier this month in Hong Kong. New Zealand won 19-14.


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