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Making playoff plans

By Nick Walter

Before he went to bat Tuesday night, Grand Junction High School’s Sean Rubalcaba dug his cleat in the Suplizio Field to form an ‘H.’ That was for Hutton Veatch. It was the best way Rubalcaba could honor his injured ...

Montrose rallies past Central

By Staff

The Montrose High School baseball team scored eight runs in the second inning to defeat Central, 12-11, at Montrose. Central (11-7, 4-5 Southwestern League), which scored five in the first inning, had home runs by Michael Price and Kyle ...

Tigers score early to top Warriors

By Matt Meyer

Rarely is a game decided in the first minute. However, Tuesday at Walker Field it took less than a minute for the Grand Junction High School girls soccer team to establish control. On the first counter-attack of the game, the ball squirted ...


Central’s Basinski finally healthy as regionals approach

By Nick Walter

The injury bug hasn’t kept Central High School’s Aimee Basinski down. Not even after one sprained ankle that left her temporarily on crutches. And not after another sprained ankle, only one week after recovering from the ...

Tigers, Wildcats meet Tuesday at Suplizio Field

By Nick Walter

Oh, how they missed you, Suplizio Field. Canyon View Park is a top-notch ballpark, a field that high school baseball coaches and players call “interesting” or “deep” or “a place where it’s just hard to ...

Fruita’s late goal nullified in loss

By Staff

It wasn’t Aspen’s 16-15 girls lacrosse win over Fruita Monument High School on Monday at Stocker Stadium that had Fruita coach Mark Twardowski upset. He believes Fruita was shorted a goal. With about one minute left, Twardowski ...


The right pitch

By Nick Walter

He clipped corners, sent batters kneeling backward with called-strike curveballs, varied speeds on his fastball and then, when Durango’s confusion (and strikeout count) seemed to climax, Steve Baldwin dropped over an array of ...


Forward momentum

By Matt Meyer

When defenseman Emily Dufford bombed a 35-yard rainbow over Durango’s goalkeeper Saturday, the Central High School girls soccer team found what it had been searching for all season. Players and fans were smiling again. After a rough ...

‘Dogs blank Huskies on soccer field

By Staff

Flannery Davis and Audrey Rose Kachin scored second-half goals Saturday as Palisade defeated Battle Mountain 2-0 at Long Family Memorial Park. Palisade (7-5, 6-3 WSL) got eight saves from Katie Dunn. BASEBALL Hunter Finger went 2 for 3 with ...


Sour note

By Nick Walter

Despite its perkiness, the music that butted its way into Stocker Stadium from adjacent Suplizio Field, the sort of happy tunes well suited for Friday night’s Colorado Mesa University baseball game, could not rally the Grand Junction ...

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