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It’s going to be epic

By Dale Shrull

Grand Junction will take center stage in the sport of mountain biking over the Labor Day weekend. With as many as 500 amateur and professional riders set to arrive in a few days, the Grand Junction Off-Road will serve as a huge, three-day ...

Grand Junction Off-Road course will be a challenge for all riders

By Dale Shrull

Hard-core racers, big money and a challenging course — it’s the first-ever Grand Junction Off-Road mountain bike race, expected to draw hundreds of competitors. On Sunday, Sept. 1, more than 50 professional mountain bike racers ...

Grand Valley BMX set to host state finals

By Staff

Grand Valley BMX will host the Colorado State BMX Championship Finals this weekend, marking the sixth straight year it has hosted the state finals. More than 400 racers from 16 BMX bike tracks around Colorado qualified for the state meet. ...


Lightspeed’s legacy

By Dale Shrull

It was a huge starting hill, three stories high. Mom was terrified. Her 12-year-old son, Reid Austin, was excited. “My heart just sank,” Lori Austin said when she saw the towering hill. “I thought, my son is not going down ...

GJ women’s team wins district title

By Staff

A Grand Junction women’s tennis team accomplished a rare feat last weekend. The Grand Junction Tennis Club women’s 3.5 55-older team won the 2013 United States Tennis Association’s Colorado district tournament championship ...


Kinnaman wins Tiger Invite on little rest

By Tim Harty

Donny Kinnaman ought to be feeling downright comfortable at Bookcliff Country Club. He’s certainly played the course enough in the past four days. Two of his three rounds in the Enstrom Rocky Mountain Open golf tournament over the ...


Title almost wasn’t

By Tim Harty

Monte Montgomery was ready to bag the trip. His daughter was sick, and as much as the professional golfer from Henderson, Nev., loves coming back to his old stomping grounds to play in the Enstrom Rocky Mountain Open, some things are more ...


Blown away

By Tim Harty

When the last four pros walked off the 18th hole at Tiara Rado Golf Course on Saturday, there was no movement in the trees. You’d have to blow on a leaf to get it to move. That was after an afternoon during which some golfers wondered ...


Repeat just as sweet

By Dale Shrull

The game was ugly, but the scoreboard was as pretty as a picture. The Grand Junction Gladiators stumbled, tripped, fought, clawed and toughed out a 24-22 win over the Mile High Hurricanes to win their second straight American Professional ...


Livin’ on the edge

By Tim Harty

He forgot his 5-iron, locked his keys in the car and left himself with about one-third of the warm-up time he planned to have. Brandon Bingaman’s first golf tournament as a professional got off to a start that could have sabotaged his ...

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