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Bears’ defense huge in win over Huskies

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE – The last time Damon Wells can remember one of his team’s defenses forcing its opponent into negative yardage was … “Never. It’s never happened,” the coach of the top-ranked Bears said following his ...

Wildcats refuse to surrender 
a match in 7-0 win over Cortez

By Staff

Fruita Monument won three close matches en route to a 7-0 victory over Montezuma-Cortez in boys tennis Friday. Kelson Reimer and Taylor Scofield won a tiebreaker 7-1 to take the first set at No. 1 singles, then cruised 6-0 in the second ...

GJ preps for regional tennis

By Matt Meyer

The Grand Junction High School boys tennis team had already clinched yet another Southwestern League title, but it prepared for next week’s CHSAA 5A regional tournament in a 7-0 victory Thursday against Central High School. The Tigers ...

Area’s top runners set for Anna Banana

By Staff

It’s the fast track in the area for cross country, and it comes with a wild name — Anna Banana. The Anna Banana Invitational is named for former Fruita runner Anna Janowitz, whose nickname was “Anna Banana.” Fruita ...



By Nick Walter

Fruita Monument High School custodian Darlene Byrum knows the deal. It’s the same sound each year. She walks by the Wildcats’ locker room before a Thursday football practice — the day before the Fruita-Grand Junction ...


Mud no problem for Paulson

By Nick Walter

In a drizzling rain, with mud caking under her cleats and a choppy and muddy mound Tuesday night, Fruita Monument High School pitcher Mallory Paulson might have thrown the hardest she’s thrown all season. Wildcats catcher Morgan Young ...


Rose helps Montrose beat GJ

By Staff

Montrose broke open a close game with three goals, all by Alec Rose, in a six-minute span Tuesday to defeat Grand Junction 5-1 in Southwestern League boys soccer. Greg Shawcroft’s goal put the Indians (5-2-2, 4-0-1) up 1-0 midway ...

Hotchkiss sweeps titles at own invite

By Staff

Hotchkiss had the top two finishers in each race as the Bulldogs won the boys and girls team titles Saturday at the Hotchkiss Invitational cross country meet. Natalie Anderson won the girls race with a time of 21 minutes, 3 seconds, followed ...


Creating momentum: Tigers hope win over Cortez gives them a boost

By Nick Walter

During the opening face off Saturday, Josh Murdock took one glace at four widely separated defenders of Montezuma-Cortez and had one lingering thought: “I was excited that I’m playing forward,” he said, “and that I can ...


Falling a little short

By Nick Walter

Two freshmen started on defense. Their starting quarterback, Mike Price, returned from last week’s concussion. Its leading tackler was out. And still, against the 
No. 12-ranked team in Class 4A on Friday night, Central High ...

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