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Pitchers key to Palisade’s success

By Nick Walter

A called strike earns a blank look. Ball call? Poker face. Palisade High School’s primary starting pitchers — Kameron Pfaff and Tate Herland — are taught to show no emotion toward umpires on the mound. And in doing so, ...

Palisade turns up defensive effort to defeat league rival Delta on senior night

By Matt Meyer

It was a different Palisade High School soccer team that stepped on to Walker Field on Thursday. The Bulldogs weren’t happy with the way they played earlier this month in a 1-0 victory over Delta, their opponent on senior night, and it ...


Fruita Monument tops Aspen in boys lacrosse

By Matt Meyer

The Fruita Monument High School boys lacrosse team hasn’t had many must-win games this season. With the exception of a loss to Grand Junction, the season has played out almost exactly as coach Mark Young expected it to. But playing ...


Fruita stifles Central in shutout

By Matt Meyer

In the 25th minute of Tuesday night’s game at Walker Field, the Fruita Monument High School girls soccer team set the tone. McKenzie King stole the ball in the middle of the field and dribbled into an open space in the Central defense. ...


Good birthday gift

By Nick Walter

It was a simple pop fly out, one of the game’s most routine happenings. But for two people at Canyon View Park during that final out in the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday in Fruita Monument’s 10-6 win over Central, it was not ...

Burns pitches well as Grand Junction tops Pueblo South

By Staff

Casey Burns and the Grand Junction Tigers decided it was time. Time for Burns to start at pitcher. His recovery from basketball season over, Burns tossed a complete-game four-hitter on Saturday in a 7-1 win at Pueblo South. “Now ...


Defense lifts Palisade past Moffat County

By Matt Meyer

For the seventh time this season, the Palisade High School girls soccer team limited an opponent to one goal or less in a 2-0 win Saturday against Moffat County. Flannery Davis scored both goals for the Bulldogs, both in the first half. The ...


IX rewards

By Nick Walter

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance ...


Calm ‘Cat

By Nick Walter

It was just a simple question from Chuck Bisbee to Fruita Monument teammate James Lewis: “You’re the No. 1 long jumper in the state ... do you ever get nervous?” Lewis’s response: “Being nervous is a waste of ...

Warriors top Indians in 10 innings

By Matt Meyer

Frank DiThomas had barely rounded first base Friday evening when he saw the game-winning run disappear into the crowd of his teammates surrounding home plate. DiThomas drove in the winning run with a base hit to left-center in the bottom of ...

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