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3-pointer in OT lifts Palisade girls to victory

By Dale Shrull

It was settled by one of those “No, no, yes!” shots. Palisade High School girls basketball coach Danielle Bagwell confirmed that was her thinking Saturday when Ashlyn Brown launched about a 23-foot 3-point shot that ended up being ...

GJ grapplers win Norse Invitational

By Staff

Grand Junction put six wrestlers in the finals and claimed five individual championships as the Tigers won the team title Saturday at the 20-team Northglenn Norse Invitational. Dylan Martinez (106 pounds), Josiah Rider (138), Isaac Rider ...

Atchley leads GJ girls past Durango

By Staff

Grand Junction got a big scoring game from senior guard Melissa Atchley and turned a close game after the first quarter into a 55-39 Southwestern League win over Durango on Friday night. Atchley led the Tigers with 19 points and Tori Catlett ...

Defense leads to offense in Cedaredge girls’ big victory

By Matt Meyer

CEDAREDGE — Creating numerous opportunities in transition and relying on a frenetic defense Friday night, the Cedaredge High School girls basketball team defeated Paonia 58-38 in a Class 2A/1A Western Slope League matchup between two ...


Gebbie helping build legacy for Caprock boys

By Matt Meyer

Victor Gebbie operates at a different speed. You can see it in all of the little movements the point guard makes. Playing defense for the Caprock Academy boys basketball team, Gebbie is making constant adjustments with his feet. Hundreds of ...


Tiger swimmers hope to meet state qualifications soon

By Matt Meyer

Grand Junction High School senior Taylor Kidd is the only member of the Tigers’ girls swimming and diving team who has qualified individually for the Class 5A state championships. But plenty of her teammates are close to joining her in ...


Paonia wrestling cruises past Olathe

By Staff

Paonia won the first seven matches, including two forfeits, and went on to defeat Olathe 49-24 in a nonleague wrestling dual Thursday at Olathe. The Eagles, ranked No. 1 in Class 2A, are looking for a fourth straight 2A state title, and their ...


Full-court vision

By Matt Meyer

It’d be easy to expect the Caprock Academy boys basketball team to struggle during its first year as a member of the Colorado High School Activities Association. It’s a new level of competition, and there are new experiences on the ...


Central comeback

By Tim Harty

A senior who couldn’t crack the starting lineup seized his opportunity to wrestle. A sophomore didn’t let two previous losses to his opponent deter him. And a senior who knew he needed to provide the deciding points ...


Sydni the spark

By Matt Meyer

During the final minute of the game Tuesday night, Grand Junction High School guard Sydni Brandon planted and cut so hard that she sent a Montrose defender sliding into the scorer’s table. Brandon danced around the court to run out the ...

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