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Gene Taylor’s swept in finale

By Staff

Brighton swept Gene Taylor’s on Friday, winning Game 1 9-3 before taking Game 2 13-1 in a five-inning contest. Michael Price, Zane Abeyta and Nick Arcieri lead Gene Taylor’s (29-15-1) at the plate in the fist game. Abeyta and ...

GJ’s Litsheim wins second CrossFit World Games masters title

By Matt Meyer

After decisive victories during two events, Grand Junction resident Mary Beth Litsheim won the 50-54 women’s master class Thursday after three days at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit World Games in Carson, California. The CrossFit games, with ...


For love of the game

By Eden Laase

Hat, necklace, repeat. Sarah Fleming’s pre-serve routine never changes. She adjusts her pink Nike visor, then straightens the silver S around her neck, before rocketing a serve over the net to her opponent, Carolena Campos. Fleming ...


A happy return

By Allen Gemaehlich

One year ago, Mark Marini found out about the Taco Bell Western Slope Open tennis tournament at the last minute and he entered and ended up winning the boys 18-under singles title. Marini, 18, came back to Grand Junction this summer and ...


Pickleball a big hit at Taco Bell Western Slope Open

By Allen Gemaehlich

Dan Oliver promised Connie Guillory they would be done by noon Wednesday before the temperature got too hot. After losing once, the two pickleball players kept winning and ended up playing nearly two hours past noon, but they were the last ...

Timeout, July 23, 2014

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 += ...


Passing the test

By Allen Gemaehlich

Mary Williams was challenged and she answered. The 13-year-old from Aspen rallied to defeat Isabel Manzanares 4-6, 6-2, (10-7) on Tuesday in the girls 14-under singles draw of the 56th annual Taco Bell Western Slope Open at the Elliott Tennis ...


Hooey’s reign as junior bull riding king comes to an end at Rim Rock Rodeo

By Eden Laase

History shows that no matter how gifted a ruler is, every king’s reign eventually ends. Nate Hooey sat on the junior bull riding throne at the Rim Rock Rodeo for six straight weeks, defeating every bull that dared to challenge him. But, ...


Different strokes

By Eden Laase

Andrew Humble jumped into the Taco Bell Western Slope Open with both feet. The 13-year-old had never played a tournament tennis match before Monday, when he took on Trigg Hayward. There was no easing into tournament play for Humble, who drew ...

Monument boys win state title

By Staff

Little League Monument boys claim state title Blaine Butler hit a three-run home run and a double, then recorded the final two outs Monday as Monument Little League won the 10-11 Boys Colorado state championship 7-5 over North ...

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