Sports Briefs, Aug. 11, 2017

College football

CMU scrimmage today open to public

Colorado Mesa University is back and the buzz is building for the Mavericks’ upcoming season.

There will be a team scrimmage today at the Bergman practice field on the CMU campus at 9:30 a.m. It’s free and open to the public.

The Mavs are the defending Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champions and qualified for the Division II playoffs last season. This year, Mesa was picked second to CSU-Pueblo in the RMAC preseason poll.

The season kicks off Aug. 31 against Western State at Stocker Stadium.


Prep Boys Golf

Fruita’s Anderson second at Delta


Fruita Monument’s Blake Anderson shot a 2-under-par 70 — capped with an eagle on the par-5 18th hole — to finish two shots behind Dawson Holmes of Aspen at the Delta Invitational at Devils Thumb Golf Course.

Fruita finished second in the team standings at 227. Aspen was first at 218, with Grand Junction (231) taking third and Central (292) finishing seventh.

Grand Junction’s Blake Schneiter (74) and Canon Olkowski (75) finished fifth and sixth, respectively, with Fruita’s Jaydin Berta (76) seventh. Fruita’s Sean Kennedy tied for 12th with an 81 and Carson Kerr of Grand Junction tied for 14th at 82.


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