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Fruita’s defense wears down Bulldogs

By Matt Meyer

By the end of the first quarter Friday night, the Palisade High School boys basketball team had drained three 3-pointers that were closer to midcourt than the 3-point arc. But after weathering the storm, Fruita Monument spent the next three ...


Second effort

By Jon Mitchell

A big first half by the Fairview High School girls basketball team put Friday night’s game against Grand Junction out of reach early. A better second half by the Tigers left them with more confidence in spite of the final score. Ashley ...

Snyder helps Fruita girls cruise again

By Staff

The Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team cruised to its second consecutive victory to open the season Friday night, prevailing 74-31 against Union High School from Roosevelt, Utah. The Wildcats, playing in the Uintah High School ...


Palisade VB team has coach, player of year in 4A WSL

By Staff

Palisade High School’s volleyball team may not have won the Class 4A Western Slope League title, but the Bulldogs still came away with the top post-season honors when the all-WSL team was announced Friday. Five Palisade players were ...


Rough shooting night dooms ‘Dogs

By Matt Meyer

The Palisade High School boys basketball team had a rough night shooting Thursday during the first day of the Warrior Challenge. The Bulldogs made only three 3-pointers on more than 20 attempts and were 5 of 18 from the free-throw line in a ...


Fantastic start

By Matt Meyer

Julio Galindo capped a fast break for the Central High School boys basketball team with a wraparound pass that left a Gateway (Aurora) defender spinning. The move drew an eruption of applause from the crowd Thursday night at the Warrior ...

Palisade dominates 3A All-Western Slope Conference team

By Jon Mitchell

To the winner go the spoils. The Palisade High School football team won the Class 3A Western Slope Conference title this past season. As a result, the Bulldogs had more players on the all-WSC team than any other team. The team was released ...


Rigsby’s addition adds firepower to Fruita offense

By Matt Meyer

Things are a little different for Gunner Rigsby now that he’s at Fruita Monument High School. Rigsby moved from Parachute with his family and began playing for the Wildcats boys basketball team over the summer. Fruita Monument coach ...


Drive for five

By Matt Meyer

Make it five? The Grand Junction High School boys basketball team secured its fourth consecutive Southwestern League title last season and made yet another Class 5A playoff appearance. Much like last season, the 2016-17 Tigers are reloading ...


Central senior core sets sights on SWL crown

By Matt Meyer

There were times last season where the Central High School boys basketball team felt like it had the Southwestern League championship in its grasp. But two costly losses to Durango undid some of the Warriors’ late-season magic. Wins ...

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