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GJ quartet officially choose colleges

By Nick Walter

Signing Day. The day when high school seniors jot their names and declare where they plan to play sports. On Wednesday, the first day of the football signing period, four Grand Junction High School football players signed national letters of ...


3rd-quarter run lifts Fruita past Palisade

By Nick Walter

Finally, if only for a few seconds, he was a point guard. Fruita Monument’s 6-foot-4 Drew Bridges stole the ball at half court. Before him was nothing but open court. Each dribble was a fantasy. The “guard” was on the break. ...

Fruita uses height to get past Palisade

By Matt Meyer

The absence of leading scorer Lauren LaBonde didn’t hinder the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team Tuesday night. The Wildcats ended Palisade’s three game win streak with a 50-37 victory. LaBonde, who averages 13 ...

GJ’s Cosslett, Gastineau sign with junior colleges

By Nick Walter

Today is national signing day, but two Grand Junction High School athletes got a jump on the festivities Tuesday by signing with junior colleges. Cierra Cosslett declared her intentions to play softball at Otero Junior College in La Junta and ...

Cedaredge’s Williams to sign letter to run at FSU

By Nick Walter

Cedaredge High School track and field coach Kirby Henderson said sprinter Sierra Williams plans to sign a national letter of intent to run at Florida State University. Williams, who last season was a Class 3A state champion in the 100-meter ...

Palisade’s win streak ends in Eagle Valley

By Staff

The streak is over. Palisade’s boys basketball team had its 14-game winning streak snapped Saturday in a 60-46 loss at Eagle Valley. Kane Gunther led Palisade (14-3, 6-1 4A Western Slope) with 23 points. “We didn’t get ...

Fruita tops Central for 25th straight SWL win

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So far this season, the Fruita Monument boys basketball team had been able to keep its Southwestern League win streak intact despite not playing its best. The Wildcats may not have played a perfect game, but they were practically flawless ...


Zone defense, Derrieux lift Junction past Montrose

By Nick Walter

Checkmate. Finally, after three quarters of basketball that was as much a chess match as a basketball game can be, Grand Junction figured out the move that left Montrose without one. It was the 2-3 zone defense the Tigers applied in the ...


Jones’ left-handed layup lifts Montrose past GJ

By Nick Walter

Before the Grand Junction boys basketball team could make up a 13-point third quarter deficit, there was Montrose guard Cameron Jones, happy a defender made him go left. With just more than a minute remaining in the game, Jones dashed to the ...

Wildcats top Warriors without LaBonde

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Fruita Monument didn’t have its leading scorer, but it didn’t matter. The Wildcats managed to win without her, defeating the Central High School girls basketball team 43-33 in a Southwestern League game on Friday night at Fruita ...

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