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Nerves of Steele

By Matt Meyer

Spencer Steele whipped around the final turn Sunday at the Lands End Hill Climb, kicking up a cloud of dust in his open-wheeled race car. In his rush to beat competitor Greg Drake in the open class, Steele took the turn just a touch too fast. ...


Safely on the edge

By Matt Meyer

Brady Dimmick, hands already dirty from grease and soil, brushes aside some weeds and rocks to clear a patch of soft dirt. With one finger, he draws a 
U-shaped curve. “You don’t gotta stay in the middle the whole ...


Siblings by choice enjoy final junior event

By Eden Laase

Camren Thomas brings his racket back to return a shot, makes contact and the ball hits the net, dropping on his side of the court. Thomas lets out a groan and places his racket on the court in frustration. The feeling doesn’t last ...


New sport improvement

By Tim Harty

Matthew Martinez started playing tennis this summer with a goal of playing on the Grand Junction High School boys tennis team. He knows he’s late to the game, as he began his junior year at GJHS this week, but he showed Friday, during ...

Season over for Gene Taylor’s after regional tourney losses

By Staff

Gene Taylor’s American Legion baseball team had a chance, but Andrew Martinez’s bid to tie the game was run down Thursday, ending Taylor’s season in the Western Region American Legion tournament in Boulder. Gene ...

Timeout, Aug. 5, 2015

By Staff

Timeout guidelines: Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event to 970-244-8578, email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) //= 0; i=i-1){ if (l[i].substring(0, 1) == ' ') output += ...


Not a long trip

By Matt Meyer

Gene Taylor’s is used to traveling. The American Legion baseball team has accumulated more than 5,000 round-trip miles of travel just in nonleague tournaments. But at the American Legion Baseball Western Regional, starting today in ...

Joy of playing tennis keeps GJ’s Wright busy during summers

By Eden Laase

In 1976, Susan Wright played in the U.S. Open at Forrest Hills. Thirty-nine years later, she is headed back there this summer to play in a grass-court tournament. Wright said the excitement of returning reminded her how crazy and unexpected ...

Gene Taylor’s to play for Legion title despite loss

By Staff

Gene Taylor’s will play for a state title today despite losing to Rocky Mountain 17-9 on Saturday at the Colorado American Legion Baseball “A” State Tournament in Greeley. Gene Taylor’s was the only remaining ...


A hole in one

By Tim Harty

The winner’s take from the Rocky Mountain Open golf tournament’s $40,000 purse has been increased $2,000 this year to $10,000. But the real money winner this year and for years to come at the RMO will be the Colorado Mesa ...

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