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Bears run over ‘Dogs

By Nick Walter

It’s instinct. A safety dives low, and ahead is nothing but green turf and white lines. You’re Rifle High School’s Ryan Moeller, and you’re one of the state’s best hurdlers. Hurdle him. Then, on the first play ...


Tigers in control at 5A tennis regional

By Nick Walter

After the first day of the CHSAA Class 5A Region 5 tennis tournament, Grand Junction has all but clinched the title. The Tigers advanced all seven positions Thursday into today’s finals, which begin at 9:15 a.m. Grand Junction has 56 ...


Late penalty kick helps Central tie Fruita

By Matt Meyer

A late whistle. A contested penalty kick is awarded. Central High School’s Matt Miller buries it in the top-right corner. It was an almost picture-perfect replay of the first matchup between Fruita Monument and Central, which ended 2-1 ...

Paulson’s two HRs lift Fruita past Montrose

By Staff

Mallory Paulson hit two home runs and drove in five runs as Fruita Monument High School beat Montrose 9-4 on Thursday. Paulson hit a three-run home run as the Wildcats (15-4, 9-1 Southwestern League) scored four runs in the third inning after ...


Natural leader

By Nick Walter

The McLean Farms fruit stand on Elberta Avenue closed for the season in late August. “We open when the first peach gets ripe,” says a lady in the warehouse, wiping a towel over Granny Smith apples before placing them in boxes, ...

Bears, ‘Dogs renew WSC rivalry tonight

By Nick Walter

The top two teams in Class 3A, both who claim to thrive off toughness, will meet at 7 p.m. tonight at Stocker Stadium. Unfortunately for Rifle coach Damon Wells, they will not meet in the middle of nowhere. “I’ve said half-joking ...

GJ the favorite in 5A tennis regional

By Nick Walter

The CHSAA Class 5A Region 5 tennis tournament starts today and finishes Friday at Colorado Mesa University’s Elliott Tennis Center. Grand Junction High School, which won the Southwestern League title, has a bye in the first round of all ...

Kinnaman on 5A radar

By Pat Rooney

GOLDEN — Donny Kinnaman’s small yet painful dip atop the leader board at the CHSAA Class 5A state golf finals could be summarized succinctly by one glaring analysis. The sophomore from Grand Junction High did not have a single ...


Tigers refocus, blank Fruita Monument, 2-0

By Nick Walter

In one week, the Grand Junction High School softball team went from striking out consistently to Fruita Monument pitcher Mallory Paulson to connecting against Paulson for nine hits in a 2-0 victory on Tuesday at Bergman Field. The ...

Nerves get the better of Bulldogs’ Smith

By Tim Harty

MONTROSE — During the final round of his high school career and on the cusp of achieving the top 10 state-meet finish and all-state status he desired, Kyler Smith did something he hadn’t done in about six months. He shot an 80, as ...

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