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Ride boosts business

By Matt Meyer

Although it will be hard to measure the total economic impact of the Denver Post Ride the Rockies two-day stay in Grand Junction until weeks after the event, local shops and nonprofit organizations felt an immediate bump from the 2,000-some ...


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Francis calms her nerves, edges Geist for title

By Eden Laase

With two targets between them and a first-place finish Sunday, Seneca Francis and Kaylee Geist found themselves locked in a tie. Six shots later, Francis, a five-year veteran of the Big Sky Open archery tournament, edged Geist by two points ...


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Walk-off home run helps Oysters sweep DH from Geckos

By Matt Meyer

So much for hot, dry June days. Cold rain began falling at Canyon View Park on Saturday, nearly interrupting the second game of a Mountain West Summer Collegiate League baseball doubleheader between the Rocky Mountain Oysters of Grand ...


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Ready to Ride once again

By Dale Shrull

The Denver Post Ride the Rockies is returning to the host city where it all started. Back in 1986, Grand Junctions served as the host to begin the inaugural Ride the Rockies in what has become the premier recreational cycling event in the ...


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Full speed ahead

By Eden Laase

It’s 9:30 a.m. on a Sunday at Spin City, where 15 skaters, ages 6 to 43 are lined up at the edge of the rink. Some are in street clothes, some are in their pink and black “Junction Velocity” uniforms. They all have helmets, ...


Timeout, June 10, 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 += ...


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‘I like going fast’

By Matt Meyer

“I like going fast.” That’s what Tawnie Smith said after her race Sunday, and that’s what the Mesa County athlete did at the Special Olympics Colorado Summer Games. She blazed through the 100-yard dash at Stocker ...


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Nerves of steel

By Tim Harty

The pressure was on all day. Tristan Rohrbaugh saw to that. But it never made Chris Aiken crack. Things that could have been his undoing were met with winning responses, which is why Aiken now reigns as the champion of the Country Club ...


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Wind wreaks havoc

By Tim Harty

The wind was a wild child mired in a day-long tantrum Saturday at Bookcliff Country Club. Persistent and punishing, it sent most scores soaring during the second round of the Country Club Liquors Colorado West Amateur golf tournament. But ...


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Power lifting comes naturally

By Matt Meyer

A bench press bar loaded with 325 pounds might as well have been just the bar for Grant Dalton on Saturday afternoon. The 31-year-old Craig athlete, born with spina bifida, lifted the equivalent of an NFL lineman without so much as a grimace ...


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