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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 ...

Romine sisters, former Central players, each make Region 9 team for Otero

By Staff

Central High School graduates Danielle and Jessica Romine each made the NJCAA Division I Region 9 softball team for Otero Junior College. Danielle Romine is a utility player, Jessica a second baseman. The sisters led the Rattlers in nearly ...

Giving it a shot

By Nick Walter

He went from a glider to a spinner. In doing so, Cedaredge’s Miguel Barajas went from frustrated to a Class 3A Western Slope League champion. On Thursday at the boys 2A-4A Western Slope League meet at Stocker Stadium, Barajas’ ...


Sister act

By Nick Walter

Where are Clarissa and Cleo Whiting? “They’re running all the time — they’re probably running now,” Delta High School track athlete Sarah Gidden said. “They run after they run.” “They’re ...

State tourney a struggle for locals

By Pat Rooney

DENVER — Central’s Aimee Basinski and Fruita Monument’s Meredith Soychak were in fairly similar situations Thursday during the opening two rounds of the Class 5A girls tennis state tournament. Basinski, a junior, qualified ...

Sinner, Hoppe earn trip to state golf tournament

By Staff

Fruita Mounument senior Jessica Sinner and Central senior Brittany Hoppe each placed in the top 14 in the Class 5A Northern Regional tournament Wednesday at Riverdale Knolls in Brighton to qualify for the state tournament. The Class 5A state ...

Bulldogs fall short of hosting districts

By Staff

A Western Slope League title wasn’t enough for Palisade High School’s baseball team. The Bulldogs were one spot short of being one of the eight teams to host a Class 4A district tournament this weekend. The Bulldogs (17-2, 12-0 ...

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