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Throwers have high hopes for state meet

By Nick Walter

In the 44 years he’s officiated local shot put and discus events, George Ryan can’t recall ever seeing a single throw land. Of course, that’s because his job is to keep his head down and watch for a possible scratch. Yet ...

Errors doom Bulldogs in loss to Windsor

By Staff

Palisade made it to the Class 4A District 2 tournament final Sunday, but that was it. The Bulldogs (18-3) were plagued by an uncharacteristic four errors in an 8-3 loss to Windsor at Evergreen High School. The Wizards (13-8) advance to the ...

Skipper shuts down Tigers in districts

By Brian Miller

LITTLETON – At 6-foot-11, Ralston Valley High School junior Daniel Skipper has a tendency to tower above the competition on the baseball diamond. When Skipper is on the mound, he’s even more imposing. Still, the right-hander ...


Energy boost

By Nick Walter

Jessica Haley jumped and yelled and slipped into the water Saturday, her left leg immersed in the open first lane. But the District 51 Griffins boys swimming coach got to her feet, her eyes never leaving Griffins’ anchor Austin ...

Begler hits, pitches Weld Central past Rifle in 3A District 7 tourney

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — Troy Phillips saw it coming. “As soon as we got down 2-0 right away, I knew we were in trouble,” the Rifle High School baseball coach said Saturday after the Bears’ 6-0 loss to Weld Central in the first round ...


Speedy Sierra

By Nick Walter

The fastest recorded Class 3A 100-meter dash of all time in Colorado prep girls track was run Friday at Stocker Stadium. The time was set by a senior from Cedaredge High School who thought, after one stride, she may have false started. But ...


Tough Rifle team wins 3A WSL title

By Nick Walter

Sometimes their training involves ambushes, hills and welts. It’s paintball. And some members of the Rifle High School track team say it makes them a bit tougher. The Bears won the Class 3A Western Slope League title on Friday at ...

GJ boys lead SWL meet after first day

By Staff

The Grand Junction High School boys track and field team leads the Southwestern League meet at Cortez after Friday’s six events. The meet resumes today. The Tigers have 57 points, followed by Fruita Monument’s 34 and ...

GJ tennis coach sees growth at state tourney

By Pat Rooney

DENVER — The Grand Junction High School girls tennis team is a squad in transition. So although it was a less than ceremonious performance at the Class 5A girls tennis state tournament, it nonetheless was one that coach Carol Elliott ...


Finals showdown

By Matt Meyer

The El Pomar Natatorium is a unique experience for high school swimmers in the 100-yard backstroke. As the only event where swimmers face out of the water, most backstrokers have seen their coaches frantically paddling their hands back and ...

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