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Leadership on the links

By Jon Mitchell

Calvin Bavor’s self-admitted lack of knowledge of the golf course didn’t keep him from getting a summer job as a caddie. The soon-to-be Grand Junction High School senior has never played golf competitively and doesn’t own ...


Fruita’s Hayward keeps competitive juices flowing at team tennis tourney

By Matt Meyer

Trigg Hayward played several sports growing up, including golf, basketball and lacrosse. But tennis was his “family sport.” His parents played tennis, so he played tennis. When Hayward suffered a concussion at 10 years old during ...


Exhausted, but exhilarated

By Dale Shrull

Dan Meade and Ryan Wharton were breathing hard as they reached the final target. A quick look through his range-finder and Meade barked “24 yards!” He pulled the string on his bow, his right-side shoulder muscles and biceps ...


Learning experience

By Jon Mitchell

Benni St. Peter has spent a lot of time playing tennis with his family. Now, he’s seeing a noticeable difference in the way he plays. “It feels good to know I’m getting better,” the 11-year-old said. “I think ...


Cycling odyssey

By Dale Shrull

Day 19 was a fairly easy day. Time to sleep in a little and cruise 57 miles, mostly downhill, into Grand Junction. But first, there was a pitstop for a cool dip into the Colorado River. Four of the 25 bicyclists from the University of ...

Timeout, June 21, 2017

By Staff

Timeout guidelines: Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event to 970-244-8578, email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) //= 0; i=i-1){ if (l[i].substring(0, 1) == ' ') output += ...



By Matt Meyer

Early on in a soccer game Sunday at the Special Olympics Colorado Summer Games, Stewart Page decided to launch a long shot from the left wing. He took a couple steps to approach the shot and whipped in a bullet. The ball bulged in the back of ...


Olinger leads Mesa trio, wins at Colorado West Amateur

By Dale Shrull

Grant Olinger just couldn’t wrap up any of his three rounds without some major problems. But that was OK because in the end, the end result was perfectly fine with the Colorado Mesa golfer. Olinger shot a final round even-par 71 to win ...


Pool party

By Matt Meyer

Victoria Smith is at home in the water. The 17-year-old can accomplish anything when she’s swimming. She can set goals and reach them. It’s her happy place. “Swimming, for me, has always been my release,” Smith said. ...


Mesa magic

By Dale Shrull

It’s shaping up as a battle of Mavericks for the tournament crown and bragging rights. Three former or current Colorado Mesa golfers are all in contention to win the Major Mortgage Colorado West Amateur Championships after solid rounds ...

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