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Slope Sistair III draws a dozen competitors

By Staff

For the women who arrived by plane or automobile to converge on Glade Park over the weekend, it was the camaraderie they most looked forward to. That and the riding. The competition was an afterthought. Slope Sistair III, a ...

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Bike riders from all over enjoy rejuvenated Tour

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A group of 800 riders was enough to tell the organizers of the Tour of the Valley that the event was missed. After a one-year hiatus, the bike ride sponsored by Community Hospital returned Sunday for its 21st year. “We took a year off ...

District 51 trying to stretch money among four schools

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A key for athletics in Mesa County School District 51 this school year will be creativity. How can the four Grand Valley high schools spread the nearly $700,000 that was budgeted to be spent on athletics this year, and still not end up with a ...


Sievers makes the most of his racing $$

By Allen Gemaehlich

Mark Sievers would love to drag race funny cars someday. There is, though, one problem with that — the expenses. For now, the 53-year-old Grand Junction drag racer is running a 1938 Fiat Topolino with a 632-cubic inch big block Chevy ...


Chaffin shines in first MMA bout

By Staff

When Amanda Chaffin headed to Riverton, Wyo., a couple of weeks ago, her only plan was to be in a friend’s corner. The Central High School junior was traveling with her mother, Val Barney, to be in the corner for Ashley ...

Briefs: Sports Timeout Aug. 27, 2009

By Staff

Timeout guidelines: Space is reserved for area clubs, organizations, associations and nonprofit groups to announce their events, tournaments, meetings and/or leagues. Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event ...


Andrews sinks chip in Senior Games

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Ed Andrews has been to the past eight Western Colorado Senior Games in Grand Junction, but Wednesday, he did something he’d never done. During the golf chip/putt competition at Lincoln Park Golf Course, Andrews was the first Western ...

GJ police, fire departments to race for charity

By Allen Gemaehlich

On the streets they help each other out, but this weekend, members of the Grand Junction Police Department and Grand Junction Fire Department will compete against each other for a good cause. The Grand Junction Peace Officers Association and ...

Cyclists ready to tour valley

By Allen Gemaehlich

After a one-year hiatus, the Tour of the Valley is back. More than 700 cyclists are expected to participate Sunday in the Community Hospital Tour of the Valley Century Ride. “We have renewed energy with the lead organization,” ...

Home track helps Fruita’s Arnold finish well at Mile High Nationals

By Scott Schlaufman

For Cody Arnold, the third time was a charm. Prior to Sunday’s ABA BMX Mile High Nationals at the Mesa County Fairgrounds, the 14-year-old from Fruita had raced in two other national series events but had never gone beyond the ...

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