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Eagles flying high: Regionals give Paonia a chance to see how they stack up

By Nick Walter

Wrestling regionals get under way this weekend and for Paonia, the area team with the best shot at a team state title, the regional could be more of a tune-up. Paonia wrestles in the Class 2A, Region 1 tournament at Central High School, ...

Central’s rally too little, too late in loss to Indians

By Staff

Central rallied in the second half, but it wasn’t enough. Montrose, which moved up to No. 10 in the Denver Post Class 4A poll earlier Wednesday, defeated the Warriors 79-68 in a Southwestern League game Wednesday in Montrose. “We ...


Prep swimmers eager to compete against Missy Franklin

By Nick Walter

The Class 5A state swim championships are sold out, with ESPN3 airing the finals from Fort Collins, centering on Regis High School’s Missy Franklin, a likely competitor in this summer’s London Olympics. That only makes Grand ...

Palisade, Fruita boys on verge of league titles

By Nick Walter

With two weeks left in the regular basketball season, teams are smelling district playoffs. The Palisade and Fruita boys team can win out and grab league titles. In the boys Southwestern League, Fruita Monument (16-3, 5-1) controls its own ...


Oscar Ruiz lifts Central to SWL wrestling title

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Oscar Ruiz is supposed to be rehabbing a knee injury, but he wasn’t going to give up his senior wrestling season. The Central High School 113-pounder returned to the mat one month ago, just in enough time to make an impact. “I ...

Montrose swimming team wins Western Slope Championship

By Matt Meyer

The sensation of Tebowing was not lost on the Montrose High School girls swim team. Moments after the final team scores were announced Saturday after the Western Slope Championships, each girl dropped to one knee and froze directly in front ...


Tigers reward Provenza’s hands-off style with win

By Nick Walter

Once the Grand Junction High School girls basketball team trailed 4-0 to Fruita Monument on Friday, Grand Junction coach Sam Provenza called a timeout. After a brief warning to get back on defense, Provenza stopped calling timeouts and Grand ...

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Burns’ hanging dunk subplot as GJ ends Fruita’s streak

By Nick Walter

After he dunked with two hands, Casey Burns needed a moment for himself — and hung on the rim. For the Grand Junction High School senior, it was his final game against Fruita Monument. After a momentary sway, in front of a waterfall of ...

Grand Junction’s Kidd adds 500 freestyle to swimming state-qualifying stable

By Matt Meyer

Taylor Kidd has already qualified for the Class 5A state swimming championships in more events than every other swimmer in the Grand Valley combined. The dominant freshman added the 500-yard freestyle to her long list of qualifying times ...


Fruita football foursome sign college letters of intent

By Nick Walter

Fruita Monument’s Colby Dixon, Cody Daniels and Cameron Brown are staying in the valley to play football at Colorado Mesa University, while Wildcats quarterback Zach Thorpe is headed to Western State. The four Fruita seniors signed ...

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