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Behrends’ last-second entry in 800 relay lifts Wildcats

By Nick Walter

Maybe the most dramatic leg run in the Tiger Invitational on Saturday was not on the track. It was on the Stocker Stadium infield. Just before the girls 800-meter relay, the Fruita Monument High girls realized a teammate, who had been ...

GJ girls lacrosse team gets revenge vs. Durango

By Staff

Grand Junction’s girls lacrosse team rebounded from Friday’s loss to Durango to edge the Demons 5-4 on Saturday. Emma LeFebre and Kacie Jay scored two goals each and Morgan Emmons added another as the Tigers outshot Durango ...


Running in circles

By Nick Walter

The 3,200-meter run could be the most despised of track events. Some hate it. “Eight laps in a row,” Fruita Monument’s Sarah Horen said, “in a stupid circle.” Others learn to love what they hate. What does ...

GJ ties Indians, clinches playoff berth

By Matt Meyer

Only in soccer. What was a must-win game for the Grand Junction High School girls soccer team turned into a tough draw Friday at Long Family Memorial Park. A 1-1 tie with Montrose cost the Tigers the Southwestern League title, but as the top ...

Rifle sweeps Basalt to clinch share of Class 3A Western Slope League title

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — Danny Bartels struck out 15 and walked none in his six-inning outing and Tristen Quigley homered in the nightcap as Rifle High School’s baseball team clinched at least a share of the Class 3A Western Slope League title ...


Racket repeat

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Aimee Basinski did it again. One year after winning a wide-open field, the Central High School junior overcame adversity to win the Class 5A Region 6 No. 1 singles title on Friday afternoon at the Elliott Tennis Center at Colorado Mesa ...


Giving it her all

By Nick Walter

Hitting the standard of maturity called “grown up” can happen anytime. For Central High’s Katie Murphy, it happened relatively early in her life. She was 5 when her parents divorced. In eighth grade, her mom was diagnosed ...

Solid season

By Matt Meyer

By the top of the third inning Thursday night, Grand Junction High School baseball fans were hearing rumors of the Fruita Monument-Montrose game. The Tigers were tied atop the Southwestern League standings with Montrose and Durango, but needed ...

5-goal outburst lifts Aspen past GJ

By Staff

Aspen broke a 6-6 tie by scoring five straight goals in the second half Wednesday for an 11-7 victory over the Grand Junction girls lacrosse team, the Tigers’ second loss of the season. The Tigers’ only other loss came to Aspen, ...


Three Fruita stars pick their colleges

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It was an easy decision for James Lewis. The Fruita Monument High School senior had always loved track and field and he’s always had an interest in engineering. Wednesday, Lewis paired the two when he signed a national letter of intent ...

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