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Six-run second helps Orchard Mesa win state crown

By Staff

The Orchard Mesa Little League Major All-Star baseball team did it not once, but twice. Orchard Mesa defeated Academy Little League on back-to-back days to win the state championship. OM won 10-4 on Wednesday at Summit Middle School in ...

Former GJ resident Scott Sullivan playing in U.S. Senior Open

By Patrick Bahr

Scott Sullivan is getting the chance to find out how he stacks up against the professionals on the golf course. The 52-year-old former Grand Junction resident isn’t playing in a pro-am event or trying his hand at a longest drive ...

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Ride of his life: Recovered from brain injury, Christensen cycling to raise awareness

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A few months into his recovery, Jerry Christensen realized what he wanted to do for a living. Christensen was recovering from a near-fatal mountain bike accident in August 1998 that left him paralyzed on his entire left side. He was told he ...

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Monument wins 9-10 Little League state title

By Patrick Bahr

The Monument Little League 9-10 baseball team can hit and pitch quite well. During the 9-10 baseball state tournament at Monument Little League, Monument scored 45 runs and allowed only 12 runs in the span of three games. Those gaudy numbers ...

Sports Briefs, July 27, 2010

By Staff

Tennis Wright wins USTA Grasscourt title Susan Wright won the USTA National 45-older Grasscourt Championships and the 50-older Grasscourt Championships singles titles recently. The Grand Junction woman defeated Tracy Tooke of Narbath, ...

Team effort lifts Orchard Mesa past North Boulder

By Staff

Orchard Mesa Little League got back where it wanted to be. The Orchard Mesa Major boys defeated North Boulder 12-0 on Monday in the Colorado State Tournament at Summit Little League. “It was a team effort,” manager Pete Steves ...

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Need for speed: Karen Snider, Joy Cozzette get quickly addicted to drag racing

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Karen Snider and Joy Cozzette have seen a lot of racing. Snider has watched her boys race for years. Cozzette watches her husband and is even in his pit crew. This year, the two are giving drag racing a try for themselves and they are loving ...

Dolphins’ Young caps strong meet at El Pomar

By Patrick Bahr

It all came back to training for Logan Young. Sunday at the El Pomar Natatorium at Mesa State College, the Grand Junction Dolphins swimmer finished off his Western Slope Long Course Championships by winning the boys 400-meter freestyle in ...


Rush’s timely hitting lifts Monument past Tri-Lakes

By Patrick Bahr

Zach Rush wasn’t afraid to be the hero. Sunday during the 9-10 Little League State Tournament at the Monument Little League field, Rush’s timely hitting helped Monument overcome a three-run deficit to defeat Tri-Lakes Little ...

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Crush helping Fruita Monument, other softball players grow as athletes

By Patrick Bahr

No other sport has the type of offseason that softball does. The high school softball season begins in the middle of August, and by that time, most high school softball players have already put in two months playing softball at a very high ...

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