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Palisade Legion B to play for state championship

By Staff

The Palisade Legion B under-18 baseball team is in the American Legion B state championship after defeating Fort Morgan 11-1 on Saturday in Breckenridge. Garrett Jraggorth went six innings and gave up four hits, one run and struck out eight. ...

Uniform warning one of several changes for prep track athletes

By Nick Walter

When track and field rolls around again next spring, some of the sport’s athletes won’t be automatically disqualified for wearing illegal uniforms. In the past, an illegal uniform came with an automatic disqualification. Now, ...

Jamie Dunn resigns as Fruita softball coach, takes assistant coaching job at Colorado Christian

By Nick Walter

It happened fast for Jamie Dunn. In fact, she called it a “whirlwind.” Just more than a week after applying for the assistant softball coaching position at Colorado Christian University, she was on campus for an interview. The ...

Pfau caps busy week of wrestling with title in junior national tourney

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It’s been a whirlwind week for Cody Pfau, but it’s been worth it. Pfau was in Maracaibo, Venezuela, last week wrestling for the U.S. Women’s National Cadet team in the Pan-Am Championships. A couple days after that ended, ...

Fruita ends summer with victory

By Staff

Fruita concluded its summer baseball season Saturday with a 12-7 victory over Rifle and second place in the Rifle U-18 Tournament. The game was shortened to five innings by rain. Fruita collected 10 hits and pounced on Rifle early, scoring ...


Carrying a big stick

By Tim Harty

For most batters it’s called the strike zone. For Drew Bridges, it’s more like the danger zone, where wayward fastballs and hanging curves are welcome — if only for the smallest fraction of a second. Strikes thrown to ...

Fruita wins pair in Rifle tourney

By Staff

Fruita won a pair of baseball games Friday in the Rifle U-18 Tournament, defeating Prairie View 4-1, then routing Glenwood Springs 17-0. Kale Smith was the winning pitcher against Prairie View, getting all of the run support he needed in ...

Coaching salaries put middle school sports in danger

By Nick Walter

School District 51 athletic director Paul Cain said middle school sports nearly were axed altogether for the 2012–13 school year. What was the biggest pinch on the district? Coaching salaries. The district raised middle school ...

Revenue for sports budgets varies with school district

By Nick Walter

Around the state, the story generally is the same with high school athletic budgets: less funding for the school, more fundraising and higher athletic fees. This coming school year, the School District 51 Board of Education transferred ...

High school teams play on despite shrinking funding

By Nick Walter

Say this for the School District 51 high school athletic programs: They’re getting by. The programs’ funding continued to shrink last month when the District 51 Board of Education finalized a budget for the 2012–13 school ...

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