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Jumping to conclusions

By Nick Walter

You run and jump. Simple, right? The athlete bounds down the runway, jumps and lands in a pit. But the long jump may be one of the most unknown, and under appreciated, events in track and field. Sprinters are generally unimpressed. Long ...

Jennifer Celis

Small and mighty

By Nick Walter

LAKEWOOD — At Cedaredge High School, the big-screen television in the cafeteria reportedly has been showing students and teachers during school hours how the Bruins’ track team has been blazing at state. At Jefferson County ...

Rough day on the diamond

By Staff

GREELEY — The chatter of high school baseball is as timeless as the game itself. “C’mon kid. Whaddaya say here, keed? Atta baby!” At Butch Butler Field on Friday afternoon, those and other aphorisms came at a steady ...

Delta sisters finish 4th and 5th in 3,200 at state meet

By Nick Walter

LAKEWOOD — Rounding the final turn of the Class 4A 3,200-meter state final Friday, Delta High School’s Clarissa Whiting slowed down. On purpose. This was not the event in which Clarissa is allowed to defeat her sister. The 3,200 ...

Paonia girls finish third in two relays at 1A state meet

By Staff

LAKEWOOD — Neither the Paonia, Meeker nor Plateau Valley boys and girls came away with a championship in Friday’s state track meet at the Jefferson County Stadium. But it wasn’t for a lack of effort for the trio with Paonia ...

GJ’s Deters, Harris place 5th and 6th at state in discus

By Nick Walter

LAKEWOOD — They stood on the podium at Jefferson County Stadium on Thursday, both wearing the basic, gray T-shirts with the simple, black letters: “GJHS track & field.” “The tiger on the back is pretty cool, ...

Cedaredge’s Williams sets three 3A state meet records

By Nick Walter

LAKEWOOD — Doling out hugs and shaking with victorious passion, Cedaredge sprinter Sierra Williams ran around six family members Thursday, including her great-grandmother, 89-year-old Eleanor Williams. The senior had just broken the ...

Montrose has high hopes for state playoffs

By Nick Walter

One sign a high school baseball program is gaining interest could be when fans line up in rows, reclining on lawn chairs, to watch a district tournament. That’s how Montrose coach Landon Wareham remembers the scene at Montrose High ...

Graham promoted to GJ coach

By Staff

Grand Junction High School interim girls soccer coach Joe Graham has been promoted to head coach. Graham took over this season for Adrea Tilford, who resigned this week after a maternity sabbatical this season. Graham, who was an assistant ...


Bearing down

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE— Being the team to beat in Class 3A is something brand-new for the Rifle High School boys track and field team. Then again, it’s also something the Bears have noticed all spring. “Now we’ve gone to these meets ...

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