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Palisade’s Krueger top A.D. in Colorado

By Nick Walter

He’s been a coach, a counselor and a teacher, and now Mike Krueger can say he’s the 2012 Colorado Athletic Director of the Year. Krueger, 44, has been Palisade High’s athletic director for six years. “It really goes ...


GJ’s Deters, Glasoe pick schools for track & field

By Nick Walter

One is an expert at hurling the shot put and discus, and the other a sprints specialist, but C.J. Deters and Payton Glasoe of Grand Junction High both signed national letters of intent on Friday to compete in collegiate track and ...

Olathe girls riding long win streak as state begins

By Nick Walter

Tawni Middleton doesn’t remember much about her fifth-grade math teacher. “He was a good teacher,” Middleton said. Four years later, that math teacher, Olathe High girls basketball coach Paul Althaus, was instructing ...

Columbine too strong for Fruita in Sweet 16

By Staff

LITTLETON — Three can be a lonely number. And that certainly was the case for the Fruita Monument boys basketball team in Tuesday’s Class 5A Sweet 16 state basketball tournament game at Columbine High School. But why three this ...


Palisade’s Steve Phillips proud to retire again

By Nick Walter

Somehow, although his lips stayed closed, his countenance would expand into a rippling smile, the cheeks dark red and bulging beyond the frame of his face. That’s how Steve Phillips’ players knew they’d done a darn good ...

Fruita feeling good heading into Sweet 16

By Nick Walter

It’s not like last season, and Fruita Monument High School boys basketball coach Dave Fox can feel it. Maybe it’s the lingering buzz from Friday’s buzzer-beater to defeat Lincoln in the Class 5A boys basketball championships ...

Rifle will face Pinnacle in 3A

By Staff

The Class 1A-3A boys and girls regional and state high school basketball tournament brackets were released on Sunday. In the Class 3A boys first-round games on Friday, No. 25 seed Rifle (9-14) will play at No. 8 Pinnacle (17-6) at 7 p.m. and ...


Tigers tamed

By Nick Walter

Through a faint, pink blush of disappointment that had settled into in her cheeks, Grand Junction’s Jamie Derrieux clapped for the ball. There was 20 seconds remaining in the Class 5A girls state tournament second round game on Saturday ...


Olathe wins 3A district title

By Matt Meyer

Sometimes one core group is enough to spark a dynasty. Over the course of their careers, seniors Brenda Suarez, Kylie Tait, Tawni Middleton and Bethany Cox have led the Olathe High School girls basketball team to a 55-3 league record. After ...


Tigers’ Lewis proud of combine

By Nick Walter

Austin Lewis straps himself into the harness and his father, K.C., gripping the cords attached to the apparatus, holds on as Austin powers his way up the grass. Dad lets go and the son, a sophomore tailback and linebacker at Grand Junction ...

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