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Riding the wave

By Nick Walter

The kids who indulged in grinding BMX bikes on flaxen-colored dirt and tracking over hills at Grand Valley BMX on Saturday afternoon under stinging rays of 100 degrees of heat, hardly noticed it was “Olympic Day.” It was fun. It ...


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Tennis taking a backseat to life experiences for Hegstrom

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This summer is becoming a memorable one for Ian Hegstrom. The 14-year-old advanced to his first tennis singles final about a week after returning from an unforgettable mission trip to the Bahamas. “He’s had a great summer,” ...


Mavs’ Bingaman leads CGA event

By Staff

Brandon Bingaman fired a 68 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead at the Colorado Golf Association Public Links Championship at Highland Meadows Golf Course in Windsor. The Colorado Mesa University golfer, representing Black Canyon Golf Club in ...


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Court appeal

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Trigg Hayward tosses the tennis ball up in the air and takes a big, strong swing. Sometimes he hits it perfectly in the service box. Other times his timing is off, but he’s just happy to be out playing sports again. “Tennis is ...


Gunnison boy wins marbles title; GJ trio finishes in top 8

By Staff

Caleb Isaacson, a 13-year-old from Gunnison, won two close games to close out the final match Friday and claim the boys division championship at the National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, N.J. His victory was the crown jewel in a strong ...


Community Hospital Junior Tennis tourney gives youngsters a chance to gauge their progress

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Olivia Aslan was ready to try something new. The Grand Junction 12-year-old participated in a tennis camp in the spring and liked it, so she started taking private lessons. This weekend, she’s playing in her first tournament. The ...


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Freedom to ride

By Nick Walter

It’s free. If that’s not a good enough reason to consider hitting the BMX tracks in Grand Junction or Montrose, maybe this is: It’s also Olympic Day. “(BMX) is a phenomenal sport,” said Doug Keithley, operator ...


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Rodeo boys

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It wasn’t easy at first, but Denton Norell learned how to take down a steer more than twice his size. Norell, 14, of Grand Junction, has it down so well, he won the state chute dogging title at the Colorado Junior High Finals Rodeo to ...


3 locals go for all the marbles

By Staff

Katie Carozza just needed a walk on the beach. Last year’s national runner-up saw her berth in today’s semifinals slipping away until she rallied and won a playoff to grab the final spot in the field of eight girls who remain at ...


Timeout, June 20, 2012

By Staff

Timeout guidelines: Space is reserved for area clubs, organizations, associations and nonprofit groups to announce their events, tournaments, meetings and/or leagues. Fax information at least two weeks prior to registration deadline or event ...


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