Fruita reschedules next week’s football game

High School Football

Fruita reschedules next week’s game

On the heels of rescheduling its football game this week, Fruita Monument High School is changing the date and time of its football game next week. Both changes stem from the heavy rains in the Denver area in recent days.

Fruita Monument is playing Eaglecrest at 7:30 tonight at Legacy Stadium in Aurora. The game originally was set for Friday afternoon.

The Wildcats were scheduled to play Highlands Ranch on Thursday at 4 p.m. at Stocker Stadium, but now it will be played Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. at Stocker.

Highlands Ranch had to move its game this week to Monday, creating the need to push back the Thursday game against Fruita. The later game time against Fruita is to accommodate Highlands Ranch students who will be taking the ACT exam that morning.


Mixed Martial Arts

Brenton to headline Cage Wars XVI


Grand Junction MMA fighter Jason “The Showstopper” Brenton is back in the octagon.

The Colorado Mesa University assistant track coach and longtime Cage Wars fighter will fight Pat Reeves of Ogden, Utah, in the main event of Cage Wars XVI at Brownson Arena on Sept. 21.

Brenton enters the fight with a 10-2 professional record. Seven of Brenton’s wins have come via knockout or TKO. He has also picked up wins in each of his previous three Cage Wars appearances.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with fights starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door and at Grand Junction Harley-Davidson off Horizon Drive.


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