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Cycling helped veteran through depression

By Dale Shrull

Depression and anger. That can be the ruthless, cruel result of an improvised explosive device. Tom Davis was smiling on Saturday. A satisfied smile tinged with tremendous fatigue. He glances at his hand-cycle as he talks about that IED ...


‘The Destroyer’ making waves as boxer in his 30s

By Dale Shrull

Brenton Swanson made quick work of his opponent in his professional boxing debut. But a new nickname for the Grand Junction pugilist is still in the works. “I was ‘The Bullet’ when I fought MMA,” he said. “Now, ...


Belcastro breaking boxing barriers

By Dale Shrull

Six-mile run, 200 sit-ups and at least 10 rounds in the ring. This is not your typical sorority sister at Olivet College’s Nu Gamma Xi. Alissa Belcastro is a boxer, and a good one. The 19-year-old Grand Junction native recently won a ...


Bull riders battle with high-end livestock

By Dale Shrull

Carston Smith was close, but eight seconds is a long time to stay anchored to about 2,000 pounds of bull. Angry bull that’s in no mood to be packing extra baggage. Smith stayed with every twist, turn and buck, until the very end and he ...

Bull Brawl is all about the bulls

By Dale Shrull

Anybody who knows bull riding knows it’s all about the bulls. It doesn’t matter how much skill the bull rider has, that eight-second ride won’t get a good score if the bull doesn’t buck and twist and get overly ...

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing fundraiser is Saturday in GJ

By Staff

Fishing Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing fundraiser is Saturday in GJ The Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing annual fundraiser is set for Saturday. The event, which includes a spaghetti dinner and cash bar, will be held at the Grand ...


Fitness through combat sports another focus for Golden Fights Gym

By Matt Meyer

One night, out of the blue, Dennis Bennett was attacked. “Somebody put a rear-naked choke on me, you know, on the street, and I didn’t know how to defend myself or what to do,” Bennett said. “So I made up my mind that ...


The ‘fight gym’

By Matt Meyer

In 2013, before she became one of the biggest names in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, before Dancing With The Stars, celebrity cooking show Chopped and magazine covers, Paige VanZant’s road to mixed martial arts stardom cruised ...

GJ’s Hoffman defends title at Ironman in South Africa

By Staff

Just like last year, Ben Hoffman is off to a great start to the Ironman triathlon season. The Grand Junction High School alum defended his Ironman African Championship title with a strong effort in the marathon leg on April 2. Hoffman, 33, ...

Timeout, April 5, 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 += ...

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