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Portie finishes at 16-under-par 197 to win Rocky Mountain Open

By Patrick Bahr

Ben Portie’s consistency is what sets him apart on the golf course. Sunday at Tiara Rado Golf Course, Portie finished with a 1-under-par 70 to push his three-day total to an impressive 16-under-par 197. That performance was good enough ...


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Going low at the RMO: Geyer, Kalinowski shoot 8-under to tie for lead

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Blue skies, negligible wind and soft greens from recent rain all added up to low scores Friday in the first round of the Enstrom’s Rocky Mountain Open. For most of the day, the leaders were in at 6-under-par 65, but the afternoon round ...


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Covington’s goal of Wally falls short

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It was shaping up to be Jason Covington’s weekend. The Grand Junction 26-year-old, who has a birthday coming up, entered the weekend leading the season points race in the Rail Head Super Shop Super Pro class and the J & A Services ...


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Taylor, Thompson defend Ultra 4 Lands End Hill Climb title

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Two years ago, J.T. Taylor and Matt Thompson brought their rock crawler to try it out at the Lands End Hill Climb. This year, there were 14 buggies racing up Grand Mesa in the Western Grand Slam Series of Off-Road Racing. Taylor and ...


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Chad and Dick DeVries enjoy a healthy family rivalry at Lands End Hill Climb

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Chad DeVries came back this year for more than regaining his Lands End Hill Climb record. The Wheat Ridge man came back for an opportunity to race and compete against his dad, Dick, at least one more time. The DeVries are the only two ...


Pro cycling race creates excitement, logistical issues for GJ, other communities

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The buzz has subsided, and now several communities on the Western Slope are brainstorming. Memories of the Coors Classic raced through longtime community leaders’ heads when Lance Armstrong and Gov. Bill Ritter announced last week the ...


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Gold’s Gym Half Marathon a perfect length

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For a lot of runners, a marathon is too much of a commitment, but a 5-kilometer race isn’t quite enough. Cameron Jones was one of those runners who decided Saturday’s Gold’s Gym Half Marathon was just right. “Most of ...


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Can’t miss climb: Racers have ‘special affection’ for Grand Junction event

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Rod Moberly has raced the world-famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb, but he refuses to miss the Lands End Hill Climb. “Steve Goeglien and I agree, you don’t miss Grand Junction,” he said. “That’s where I started in ...


Despite loss in regional semis, Orchard Mesa happy with season

By Patrick Bahr

Orchard Mesa Little League advanced farther than any other Major boys baseball team from Grand Junction at the Southwestern Regional. A powerhouse from Texas, though, put an abrupt stop Tuesday to Orchard Mesa’s run to the Little League ...


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Orchard Mesa two wins from dream of Little League World Series

By Patrick Bahr

Having a Grand Junction team qualify for the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., has always been something of a fantasy for local Little League supporters. The Orchard Mesa Little League Major boys are two wins from making that ...


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