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SPT BMX RACE 6-14

9-year-old goes distance to get better on her bike

By Staff

Jessica Grove isn’t about to let her dad one-up her. Her father races trucks. At 9 years old, Jessica is a little young to be racing motorized vehicles, but she’s found her racing niche elsewhere. The Grand Junction resident was ...


ELAM TENNIS 1 6-13

Family tournament a hit at Elam Classic

By Patrick Bahr

While most see tennis as an individual sport, the Elliott’s see it more as a family sport. That’s why Ron Elliott put together the Elam Family Tennis Tournament to go in conjunction with the Elam Classic this weekend at Canyon ...


ELAM TENNIS 2 6-13

Four players turn back clock, fight to join final pairing

By Patrick Bahr

When the Elam Classic Tennis Tournament got down to its final four singles players Saturday at Canyon View Park, there was no shortage of history between those fighting for a spot in the final. On the top half of the bracket, three-time ...


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Johnson playing in Elam for first time in years

By Patrick Bahr

Richard Johnson has played in tennis tournaments all over the world. The 2004 Fruita Monument High School graduate played four years of tennis at Pepperdine University before spending the past year traveling to Mexico, Norway, Spain, Japan ...


SPT TRACK MEET 6-12

Open Track Meet gives everyone a chance to run

By Patrick Bahr

The Lincoln Park Open Track Meet gives everyone the opportunity to run, throw and jump. Thursday was the first of two track meets this summer at Stocker Stadium put on by the Grand Junction Parks and Recreation department that allows athletes ...


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Grand Junction graduate Hamilton drafted by Padres

By Patrick Bahr

Dane Hamilton was probably one of the last people to find out Thursday he was drafted by the San Diego Padres. During the final day of the Major League Baseball draft, the former Grand Junction High School and University of New Mexico ...


SPT 1b shields boys 6-11

Shields brothers prepared for Elam Classic

By Patrick Bahr

Clancy Shields does things the right way. The Grand Junction native recently completed his final year of college tennis at Boise State University, where he helped lead the Broncos from a team with only one returning starter (Shields) to a ...


Camaraderie main reason GJ veterans participate in Golden Age Games

By Patrick Bahr

For Grand Junction military veterans Darrel Chapman, Eric Rosenquist and Emma Folnsbee, the desire to compete in athletics is still strong. The three participated in the National Veterans Golden Age Games last week in Birmingham, Ala. The ...


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‘The Field’ is a dream come true for baseball family

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

For Jim Schroeder, the baseball field he built in his backyard isn’t so much a field of dreams as it is a field of family. Six years ago, Schroeder’s family moved into its new home on E1/2 Road, and the back of the 31/2-acre lot ...


spt 5d big sky side 6-7

Pair of Brits add some intrigue to Big Sky Open

By Dave Buchanan

Arrows fly and so do archers, particularly if you live in Liverpool, England, and compete in Grand Junction. British archers Liam Grimwood, 22, of Liverpool and Chris Bell of Birmingham, 24, are giving this year’s Big Sky Open archery ...


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