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GJ’s Berk headed to CSU for football

By Nick Walter

Austin Berk, a junior at Grand Junction High School, has verbally committed to play football at Colorado State University. Berk, who was named to the Class 5A All-State team last fall, had 10 1/2 sacks, 52 tackles, four pass deflections, an ...


Erickson’s surge in 3,200 relay helps Tigers place second

By Nick Walter

A body drained from 700 meters of running already flooded Matt Erickson’s mind. In the final 100 meters of the 3,200 relay on Saturday, Grand Junction’s anchor heard a teammate shout: “He’s right behind ...

Wildcats rally from 5-0 deficit vs. Cortez

By Staff

Gage Lovern hit a triple and a home run and drove in five runs Saturday as the Fruita Monument High School baseball team rallied from a 5-0 deficit to beat Montezuma-Cortez 17-7 in five innings. Lovern’s two-run home run to left-center ...

Li, Kuosman lift Fairview to team title in invitational

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Monica Li and Katie Kuosman could be enemies, but they consider themselves friends. The Fairview High School girls tennis players have gone back and forth, knocking each other off to play No. 1 singles for the Knights. Li played No. 1 ...

Can’t get the breaks

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One ground ball headed up the middle that was cut off and one big inning Friday turned things around for the Durango High School baseball team at Gary Thomas Field at Fruita Monument. The Wildcats had Durango on the ropes with a 3-0 lead and ...


Only the lonely

By Nick Walter

In tennis, possibly more than any other sport, singles players cannot hide from self-talk. The matches generally are quiet. Faces are exposed. And when the player has just moved up from doubles, they can become a bit crazy. “I feel like ...

Chassee’s hat trick lifts Fruita to win

By Staff

Freshman Nick Chassee had three goals and Tanner McKenzie scored twice as the Fruita Monument High School boys lacrosse team won at Durango, 9-1 on Friday. “That was amazing,” Fruita coach Mark Young said. “Before the game I ...


‘Dogs get defensive

By Matt Meyer

Amidst the hype surrounding Palisade High School’s girls soccer team and its high-powered offense, it might be easy to overlook a defense that has only surrendered one goal in each of its two wins this season. That defense, overcoming ...

Western Slope Invite provides teams with an early season test

By Nick Walter

About 20 years ago, Lena Elliott estimates, former Central High School Athletic Director Steve Phillips gave Elliott a simple call about high school tennis. “Hey,” Elliott recalls the conversation with Phillips going, “why ...

Fruita’s Wiley, Church make college picks

By Nick Walter

Colorado Mesa University’s local football recruiting class just keeps growing. Yet another local high school athlete, Fruita Monument High School’s Tyler Church, has signed to play football at CMU. Also signing a national letter ...

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