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Valley teams prep for 2nd round of playoffs

By Jeff Caspersen

Sydni Brandon prefers playing on the road. “I think we play better on the road than here,” the Grand Junction High School sophomore said. “I feel like we don’t have anyone to impress when we go places. Here, we have ...

Strong start lifts Cards to district win

By Staff

The Grand Valley High School girls basketball team came out smoking early and smoldered thereafter, hanging on to defeat Cedaredge 57-50 to advance to today’s semifinals of the Class 3A Western Slope League District tournament. The ...



By Matt Meyer

The miracle looked like it was going to be the Palisade High School boy basketball team’s furious fourth-quarter comeback to avoid an upset and remain alive in the state playoffs. Instead, it was what Wheat Ridge did with time about to ...

Defensive-led 4th quarter charge lifts Montrose past Rifle

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — A defensive switch by the Montrose High School boys basketball team made a world of difference for the Indians’ offense Wednesday, and it came at the expense of the Rifle Bears in the first round of the Class 4A state ...


Tigers grow up

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The young Grand Junction High School girls basketball team took the next step. The Tigers, with no seniors, picked up the first Class 5A playoff victory for most of the players on the current roster with a 51-32 win over Mountain Range on ...

Palisade girls fall short in first round of 4A playoffs

By Staff

Palisade High School’s girls basketball team had a two-point lead on Denver South on Tuesday in the Class 4A state playoffs, but the Rebels pulled away in the second half for a 53-42 victory. Denver South (11-11) advanced to play No. 2 ...


Say it ain’t so

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The Western Slope wrestling community is in an uproar. People with ties to the sport were flabbergasted when the International Olympic Committee decided to drop wrestling from the Olympic Games. “I was very surprised,” said Lyle ...


It’s time to start scouting

By Jeff Caspersen

Sunday is typically a day of rest, but not for area high school basketball coaches in charge of playoff-bound teams. From the moment the Colorado High School Activities Association released its Class 5A and 4A playoff brackets Sunday ...


Hannigan wins first crown for ‘Dogs in 10 years

By Brian Miller

DENVER — For the first time in a decade, a member of Palisade High School’s wrestling team is coming back to the Western Slope with a state championship. Junior Dalton Hannigan became the first Bulldog to earn state glory since ...


Twin titles for Palisade

By Nick Walter

The Palisade High School boys basketball team does not have anyone who can dunk. But they do have 5-foot-6 Tass Crow. In the first quarter of the Class 4A Southwestern/Western Slope District tournament championship game Saturday, Crow hit a ...

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