A ‘Biggs’ honor for valley’s star athletes

Scholarship given in memory of Tiger standout, WWII casualty

The Grand Junction Lions Club presented the Homer C. “Joe” Biggs, Jr., Memorial Award Tuesday to Grand Junction High School atheletes Tyler Stanford, kneeling, and Jennifer Kelly, fourth from left, during their luncheon at Two Rivers Convention Center. In attendance were past recipients of the award and one former football coach, from left to right: Ky Oday (1996), Jason Stanfield (1988), Ron Stoneburner (former Grand Junction High School football coach), Kelly, Steve Cyphers (1973), Pete Cyphers (1975), Stanford, Teo Prinster (1946), Max Kendall (1945), Jerry McClurg (1960), Morris Ficklin (1944) and Gene Taylor (1951).



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The Grand Junction Lions Club presented the Homer C. “Joe” Biggs, Jr., Memorial Award Tuesday to Grand Junction High School atheletes Tyler Stanford, kneeling, and Jennifer Kelly, fourth from left, during their luncheon at Two Rivers Convention Center. In attendance were past recipients of the award and one former football coach, from left to right: Ky Oday (1996), Jason Stanfield (1988), Ron Stoneburner (former Grand Junction High School football coach), Kelly, Steve Cyphers (1973), Pete Cyphers (1975), Stanford, Teo Prinster (1946), Max Kendall (1945), Jerry McClurg (1960), Morris Ficklin (1944) and Gene Taylor (1951).

Tyler Stanford feels honored to walk in the footsteps of some of Grand Junction’s greatest athletes, such as Morris Ficklin, Max Kendall, Teo Prinster and Gene Taylor. Stanford and…




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