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Meyer gets first win in rain-marred CageRaiser

By Patrick Bahr

The rain just wouldn’t go away. In a turn of bad luck, Saturday’s mixed martial arts event, CageRaiser II, had to be canceled after two fights because of a steady rain. The outdoor event, held at Grand Junction Harley Davidson, ...

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First time is a charm: Mechling wins 50 breaststroke title on first try

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Charlie Mechling didn’t expect to swim in the 50-meter breaststroke Saturday at the Colorado State Long Course Championships. By the end of the day, the Glenwood Springs 12-year-old was a state champion in the event for Team ...

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Fears overcome: Morris conquers aversion to water to win state swim title

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Logan Morris remembers being terrified of the water. She’s not anymore. The Montrose 15-year-old is a Colorado state champion. Morris, who swims for the Delta Club team, won the girls 18-under 100-meter breaststroke in one minute, ...

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Comeback kids: Fruita Major girls hope success follows them to Texas

By Patrick Bahr

The Fruita Little League Major girls hope the magic hasn’t run out. Fruita begins the Southwestern Regional Little League tournament today in Waco, Texas, playing Petroglyph Little League of New Mexico at 5 p.m. “What a great ...

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Local fighters dominate CageRaiser 2

By Patrick Bahr

Alex Trottier knows it’s important to put on a good show. That’s why for Saturday’s Cage Raiser 2 at Grand Junction Harley Davidson, Trottier is treating fight fans to an entertaining card. CageRaiser 2 features 12 total ...

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, ...

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