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100 miles: ‘easy run’

By Dale Shrull

Marty Wacker likes to run. He runs short races, long races and really long races. Back on Oct. 20, Wacker finished third overall in The Other Half Marathon in Moab. His time of one hour, 18 minutes and 12 seconds was a personal best. Over ...

Rim Rock Marathon allows runners chance to face ‘heck of a climb’

By Dale Shrull

All marathons are unique in the course, the challenge and the views. But few rival this weekend’s Rim Rock Marathon for views and elevation climb and descent. The 26.2-mile race begins at the Gem and Mineral Club on Monument Road and ...


In honor of Alex

By Matt Meyer

Bruce Bennett has had two major fears since his son Alex died in a car accident in 2003: that he will forget something about Alex, and that people will forget about Alex. Sunday, during the 10th annual Alex Bennett 3-on-3 Memorial Basketball ...

Alice Mckennis

Back on the slopes

By Dale Shrull

After an eight-month uphill battle of pain, surgery, rehab and worry, New Castle native Alice McKennis is heading downhill again. And that’s good. A wicked, high-speed crash in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, ripped up the downhill ...

Local golfer Paul Brown headed 
to Colorado Golf Hall of Fame

By Staff

Grand Junction’s Paul Brown and a pair of golfers who left their mark on Front Range golf will be the 2014 inductees into the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame. Brown has been “a champion of Western Slope golf both on and off the ...

Sports Brief, Oct. 29, 2013

By Staff

Basketball Register by Thursday for the Alex 
Bennett Memorial 3-on-3 tourney The deadline is Thursday to register a team to play in Sunday’s 10th annual Alex Bennett Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. The tournament has ...

GJ’s Yates loses in second round in Miami

By Staff

Local mixed martial arts fighter Andrew Yates lost his first match with The World Series of Fighting on Saturday against Texas fighter Chad Robichaux in Miami. Yates was dropped by a second-round, choke-hold submission that left him ...


Youth FB ends season

By Dale Shrull

The Fruita Cowboys heavyweight football team wrapped up a dominating, undefeated season with a Mesa County Junior Football Association championship Wednesday. The Cowboys beat the Redlands Chargers 12-8 in the title game at Stocker ...

Junction fighter Yates ready for national stage

By Matt Meyer

Andrew Yates is training harder than he ever has in his life. The Grand Junction mixed-martial-arts fighter signed with the World Series of Fighting in June, and he has been preparing for the big stage, WSOF 6 in Miami on Saturday night on ...


Fire FC opening own indoor facility

By Matt Meyer

For years, the high school and club soccer programs on the Western Slope have been behind those on the Front Range. Earlier this month, the Grand Junction Soccer Club Fire FC took a major step in closing that gap by opening an indoor ...

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