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Junior Mavs Pee Wee team makes big leap forward in 2009

By Staff

If the Junior Mavericks Pee Wee hockey team were to make a movie of this season, maybe it should get Scott Bakula to star in it. That’s because the Junior Mavs made a quantum leap from last season. After finishing sixth in the Rocky ...

Skinny Tire Festival begins this weekend

By Staff

Moab is world-renowned for its mountain biking scenery, but this weekend the road bikes take center stage. The ninth annual Moab Skinny Tire Festival begins Saturday morning and continues through Monday. The festival is known as one of the ...


Junior Mavs end hockey season

By Scott Schlaufman

The Grand Valley Junior Mavericks ended their season Sunday with a 3-2 loss to the Telluride Lizard Heads at the Glacier Ice Arena. The game was part of the Rocky Mountain Youth Hockey League Squirt Championship tournament, which featured ...


Denver rugby coach helps local players relearn the basics

By Patrick Bahr

Saturday morning at Canyon View Park, the Denver Barbarians put on a skills clinic for roughly 15-20 Grand Junction rugby players. The local players were all associated with either the Grand Junction Rugby Club or the rugby club at Mesa State ...

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Rim Rock Run will become full martathon

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It was always a unique distance for a road race, the 22.6-mile Rim Rock Run. And when people asked why the run over Colorado National Monument wasn’t a true marathon, more often than not, the answer was, “We’re out of ...

Disc golfers tee off in annual charity tourney

By Staff

There were finesse players and power players, drivers and putters but not one golf ball to be had Sunday at Palisade’s Riverbend Park, site of the Ice Bowl disc golf tournament.  Sixty-five disc golfers battled in seven to win ...

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Snowmobiler thrills crowd with flip

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The landing wasn’t quite right, but Sam Rogers figured he’d give it a shot anyway. The 20-year-old snowmobile freestyler decided the crowd wanted a backflip, so he gave them a backflip Saturday night during the Warrior Freestyle ...

Wright to be honored at Tennis Hall of Fame

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A local player and local club will be honored Saturday night at the Colorado Tennis Hall of Fame Gala in Denver. Susan Wright will receive the Joan Birkland award for female player of the year and the Grand Junction Tennis Club is receiving ...

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Brenton retains his crown with mixed martial arts win

By Staff

Jason Brenton wishes he was in better fighting shape. His mixed martial arts opponents may be glad he isn’t. Brenton, fighting out of 8th Street Gym, retained his lightweight Western Slope MMA belt when he defeated Sergio Lopez of ...

Orchard Mesa Community Pool a gathering place for local swimmers

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It’s been a challenging season, to say the least, for the Mesa State College women’s swim team. The fourth-year program is forced to train at the Orchard Mesa Community Pool instead of practicing on campus for the first time while ...

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