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Cold at the Desert’s Edge

By Tim Harty

Usually he gets out of the water, strips off his wet suit, throws on his bike shoes and rides away into elements much warmer from whence he came. Sunday, he needed to put on a jacket. Even then, the start of his bike race was cold, and after ...


GJ’s Preuss and Griffith win King of Track crowns

By Matt Meyer

A 10-second car used to be a rare sighting for Bud Preuss. But after a 25-year hiatus, everything has changed. A 10-second car remains a rare sighting in the Super Pro class, but only because dragsters are running quarter-mile tracks in eight ...


The suite life

By Patti Arnold

They start out talking in hushed tones, not really sure of the decorum when watching football indoors. The first big play their team makes draws applause, and a “YES!” that is followed by a quick look around to see if they were ...


GJ Zebras win state USTA team title

By Staff

They didn’t have any substitutes, but the Grand Junction Tennis Club Zebras didn’t need them. The Grand Junction USTA Twilight women’s 3.5 team won the Colorado state title last weekend in Denver. “Our team has been ...

Timeout, Oct. 3, 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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They were regulars in the U.S. Open Wheelchair Championships. Grand Junction natives Seth Ritchey and Kriss Burwell had sponsors and regularly qualified for U.S. Tennis Association events. But that was before they lost their sponsor and the ...


Thompson zigzags way to Lands End Hill Climb sportsman title

By Matt Meyer

Larry Thompson kicked up clouds of dust and exhaust as he zigzagged up Grand Mesa. The scene was reminiscent of “The Dukes of Hazard” as the Grand Junction resident scaled the 5.5-mile dirt track in a classic Camaro en route to ...


Road conditions keeping Dallenbach’s record safe

By Matt Meyer

In 1994, Basalt resident Paul Dallenbach broke the record for the fastest time at the Lands End Hill Climb on Grand Mesa. That record still stands and likely won’t be broken this year, he said, because of road conditions. But for the ...

Dallenbach hopes to make Lands End bigger, better

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Paul Dallenbach won’t be racing in his favorite hill climb race this weekend, but he’s still coming out in hopes of making it a bigger event in the future. His nephew, Wyatt Dallenbach, is racing in his place in the Lands End Hill ...

KidzPlex wins Black Canyon titles

By Staff

Gymnastics KidzPlex teams win Black Canyon The KidzPlex Level 4 and 5 teams took first place in the Black Canyon Invitational last weekend in Montrose. The Level 5 team swept the top four places in its respective age divisions. Shaylee ...

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