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Strength lifts Fruita girls past Central

By Matt Meyer

Physical post play was the name of the game Tuesday between the Fruita Monument and Central girls basketball teams. After six lead changes and three ties, Fruita pulled away, winning 68-40. “We have to be ready for a physical game ...


Wrestlers ready for excitement, pressure of state championships

By Nick Walter

Anything can happen. It could be the tournament’s slogan. With eyes of a typically packed Pepsi Center crowd focused on wrestlers for the state wrestling championships Thursday through Saturday,  wrestlers are at the pinnacle of ...


Bridges takes control for Fruita

By Matt Meyer

Fruita Monument’s game plan took a sharp turn Saturday at halftime. Durango hung within six points, shot 6 of 14 from deep and was taking advantage of a lack of defensive pressure. After the break, though, the Wildcats (18-3, 7-1 ...


Montrose sending six to state, four as regional champions

By Jon Mitchell

GYPSUM — What the Montrose High School wrestling team lacked in quantity of athletes it made up for with quality performances Saturday. Four Montrose wrestlers took home weight-class titles — more than any of the 16 teams at Eagle ...


LaBonde, Wildcats come alive in third quarter

By Matt Meyer

The third quarter has been rough for the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team. After holding a halftime lead against league-leading Grand Junction on Feb. 3, Fruita fell behind by 10 points in the third and couldn’t ...


Tigers finish second in 5A Region 2

By Staff

Grand Junction High School placed second at the Class 5A, Region 2 wrestling tournament at Westminster High on Saturday as Tigers Jacob Trujillo, Gage Casey and Jessie Hoffschneider were individual champions. Pomona won the tournament with ...


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Eagles everywhere

By Nick Walter

Some wrestlers dubbed it the Western Slope all-stars versus Paonia. All 14 Eagles wrestlers made the semifinals, 12 reached the finals and six became individual regional champions Saturday at Central High School. Paonia beat the best of the ...


Morris achieves season-long goal of state record

By Staff

Montrose’s Logan Morris won an individual state title and set a state record in the 100-yard breaststroke Saturday during the Class 4A swim state championships in Thornton. Morris’s time was 1 minute, 4.3 seconds, more than one ...


Playing his role very well

By Ben Husband

Shane Powers truly defines the term role player. As a non-starter for the Grand Junction High School boys basketball team, Powers, a senior, is a player coaches dream about. The one who works his tail off in practice only to see others ahead ...


‘Cats cap emotional week with win

By Nick Walter

The exhale was Fruita Monument’s 72-43 home win over Montezuma-Cortez on Friday. The week prior to the Wildcats’ win in which Alex Padgett scored 30 points and Drew Bridges chipped in 22 points was a rather suffocating inhale, ...


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