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Fruita soccer team loses, still clinches playoff berth

By Staff

Fruita Monument’s final regular season soccer game came down to the final minute. The Southwestern League’s leading scorer, Peter Martinez, held Fruita’s playoff hopes in his hands Tuesday night, but the senior striker ...


Fruita volleyball team finishes 2nd in SWL

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It could’ve been a trying season for the Fruita Monument High School volleyball team. After losing some key seniors last season, coach Bob Richardson had to lean on some young players. The Wildcats closed out the regular season with a ...


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Fruita softball team embraces team mentality to make it back to state tourney

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Jamie Dunn wasn’t sure what to expect from the Fruita Monument High School softball team this season. So many key players graduated from the team that was one base hit away from the Class 5A state championship game last season, the ...


Top-ranked Tigers hold steady in 5A football poll

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Grand Junction enters rivalry week as a solid No. 1 in the Denver Post football media poll. The Tigers (7-0, 2-0 Southwestern Conference), who have rushed for 2,732 yards and outscored their opponents 310-84 this season, play Fruita Monument ...


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Super sophomores rising to occasion for playoff-hopeful Fruita Monument

By Scott Schlaufman

As a freshman last year, Fruita Monument High School soccer player Lukas Smith watched the Wildcats’ defensive line help propel Fruita to the Class 5A playoffs. He knew it wouldn’t be long before the quartet of seniors,  Alex ...


GJ tabs Janet Ryan as girls swimming coach

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Grand Junction High School didn’t have to look far for a girls swimming coach. The Tigers hired Mesa County School District 51 adaptive physical education teacher Janet Ryan on Monday to replace Dale Leonhart, who resigned earlier this ...


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Weinberg, GJ’s top doubles team fall at 5A state championships

By Staff

DENVER — Spencer Weinberg is the type of tennis player who rarely is caught on his heels. Yet Weinberg found himself reeling in unfamiliar territory Saturday morning during the Class 5A No. 1 singles state championship match against ...


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Palisade tops Eagle Valley to win first WSL title in 7 years

By Jon Mitchell

Palisade’s and Eagle Valley’s volleyball teams matched attack for attack early Saturday. Late in the match, though, some unforced errors by the Devils helped Palisade claim the Class 4A Western Slope League title. Behind a ...


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Changing things up helps Fruita win regional softball title

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Socks down, pockets out. It did the trick Saturday for the Fruita Monument High School softball team. “Get them thinking about something other than the ball coming in,” Fruita coach Jamie Dunn said after the Wildcats (18-3) ...


Wildcats top Loveland for third straight victory

By Staff

Fruita Monument has averaged more than 35 points a game in its past three football victories. For the second straight week, the Wildcats didn’t need more than one touchdown and one field goal. Fruita Monument (4-3) won its third ...


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