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Palisade, Fruita boys on verge of league titles

By Nick Walter

With two weeks left in the regular basketball season, teams are smelling district playoffs. The Palisade and Fruita boys team can win out and grab league titles. In the boys Southwestern League, Fruita Monument (16-3, 5-1) controls its own ...


Oscar Ruiz lifts Central to SWL wrestling title

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Oscar Ruiz is supposed to be rehabbing a knee injury, but he wasn’t going to give up his senior wrestling season. The Central High School 113-pounder returned to the mat one month ago, just in enough time to make an impact. “I ...

Montrose swimming team wins Western Slope Championship

By Matt Meyer

The sensation of Tebowing was not lost on the Montrose High School girls swim team. Moments after the final team scores were announced Saturday after the Western Slope Championships, each girl dropped to one knee and froze directly in front ...


Tigers reward Provenza’s hands-off style with win

By Nick Walter

Once the Grand Junction High School girls basketball team trailed 4-0 to Fruita Monument on Friday, Grand Junction coach Sam Provenza called a timeout. After a brief warning to get back on defense, Provenza stopped calling timeouts and Grand ...

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Burns’ hanging dunk subplot as GJ ends Fruita’s streak

By Nick Walter

After he dunked with two hands, Casey Burns needed a moment for himself — and hung on the rim. For the Grand Junction High School senior, it was his final game against Fruita Monument. After a momentary sway, in front of a waterfall of ...

Grand Junction’s Kidd adds 500 freestyle to swimming state-qualifying stable

By Matt Meyer

Taylor Kidd has already qualified for the Class 5A state swimming championships in more events than every other swimmer in the Grand Valley combined. The dominant freshman added the 500-yard freestyle to her long list of qualifying times ...


Fruita football foursome sign college letters of intent

By Nick Walter

Fruita Monument’s Colby Dixon, Cody Daniels and Cameron Brown are staying in the valley to play football at Colorado Mesa University, while Wildcats quarterback Zach Thorpe is headed to Western State. The four Fruita seniors signed ...


Paonia barely tested in rout of Center

By Nick Walter

At Reedy’s Service gas station in Paonia, the buzz tends to be about the wrestling team. Word is, coach Andy Pipher’s 2011-12 squad is one of the best he’s had. Paonia still hasn’t lost a dual. Its success continued ...


Palisade’s Davis signs to play soccer at Saint Mary’s

By Nick Walter

In 2010, Flannery Davis watched a Saint Mary’s College of California soccer game and saw a reflection of the girls soccer team at Palisade. Saint Mary’s skills and scrappiness made her feel at home. And on Wednesday, Davis signed ...


GJ quartet officially choose colleges

By Nick Walter

Signing Day. The day when high school seniors jot their names and declare where they plan to play sports. On Wednesday, the first day of the football signing period, four Grand Junction High School football players signed national letters of ...

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