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Not a long trip

By Matt Meyer

Gene Taylor’s is used to traveling. The American Legion baseball team has accumulated more than 5,000 round-trip miles of travel just in nonleague tournaments. But at the American Legion Baseball Western Regional, starting today in ...

Joy of playing tennis keeps GJ’s Wright busy during summers

By Eden Laase

In 1976, Susan Wright played in the U.S. Open at Forrest Hills. Thirty-nine years later, she is headed back there this summer to play in a grass-court tournament. Wright said the excitement of returning reminded her how crazy and unexpected ...

Gene Taylor’s to play for Legion title despite loss

By Staff

Gene Taylor’s will play for a state title today despite losing to Rocky Mountain 17-9 on Saturday at the Colorado American Legion Baseball “A” State Tournament in Greeley. Gene Taylor’s was the only remaining ...


A hole in one

By Tim Harty

The winner’s take from the Rocky Mountain Open golf tournament’s $40,000 purse has been increased $2,000 this year to $10,000. But the real money winner this year and for years to come at the RMO will be the Colorado Mesa ...


Not just horsing around

By Eden Laase

Murphy stands perfectly still as 19-year-old Shannia Case pulls a black stepping stool by his side. The horse doesn’t even blink as she slides onto his saddleless back. Murphy, Case said, is the only horse she would ever trust enough to ...

Timeout, July 29, 2015

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 += ...


Young mutton buster wows Rim Rock Rodeo crowd

By Eden Laase

Every now and then an unfamiliar face arrives at the Rim Rock Rodeo and dominates the competition. That’s what happened Tuesday, when Dylan Adams entered the arena to try his luck against more experienced riders in the mutton ...


Monument’s season ends

By Eden Laase

After a 13-1 loss in five innings Monday to Texas-West, the Monument Little League 50/70 Boys team was eliminated from the Southwest Regional tournament. Monument made it out of pool play by beating Arkansas and New Mexico, but lost in the ...


Copeland’s no-hitter keeps Monument alive

By Eden Laase

The game had ended, but Averey Copeland was still making plays. The 13-year-old reached down and snagged a low-thrown ball that his coach, Marty Coleman, tossed to him behind the bleachers at Grand Mesa Little League fields. It was a game ...



By Tim Harty

Marian Barker plays smart, safe, steady golf and has a history of winning golf tournaments. As such, the 61-year-old from Lubbock, Texas, is the wrong person to trail by three strokes with nine holes to go in a tournament. But that’s ...

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