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GJ’s Burns commits to St. Mary’s

By Nick Walter

Grand Junction High School’s Casey Burns has verbally committed to play baseball at St. Mary’s College of California in Moraga, Calif. Burns is scheduled to sign his letter of intent in April. Burns, also on the Tigers basketball ...

Grundy hopes to lead Plateau Valley to state

By Nick Walter

When was the last time Plateau Valley had a player like Teddy Grundy? “Never,” Cowboys coach John Holmes said. The five-position senior is 6-foot-3 and 190 pounds with a passion for nudging post players out of the way and ...

Paonia girls hope fast-break style leads to another title

By Nick Walter

Their motto is: “Just roll with it.” And my, how the Paonia girls basketball team rolls. They open games in a full-court press, they fill quarters with fast-breaking, and it’s all helped the No. 1 Eagles (18-1) become ...

Last-second shot lifts Ouray to win

By Staff

Jacob Fedel came through when his team needed him. Friday in the Class 1A District 1 boys basketball tournament at Olathe High School, Fedel hit the game-winning shot to lift Ouray to a 59-57 victory over De Beque. With 18 seconds left and ...


‘Cats go ice cold

By Nick Walter

The free throw off the fingertips of Fruita Monument’s Lauren LaBonde twirled around the lip of the rim, and just as it seemed gravity would favor Fruita, the ball hopped out, and a chorus of Wildcats fans let out a collective ...

Guettler’s late-game heroics lift Coal Ridge

By Jon Mitchell

PARACHUTE — A fast start for the Coal Ridge High School boys basketball team almost turned into a frantic finish in the Grand Valley Cardinals’ favor on Wednesday. Tyler Guettler made sure that didn’t happen. The Coal Ridge ...


Bullish ‘Dogs

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Kane Gunther and the Bulldogs were hungry. The Palisade High School boys basketball team was hungry to put the Bulldogs’ recent struggles behind them and get the playoffs started off on the right foot. The Bulldogs did, defeating ...


Fruita’s LaBonde loves her role as defensive stopper

By Nick Walter

For the stifling defense she played last week and hopes to play in the Class 5A first-round girls state playoff basketball game at home against Boulder tonight, Fruita Monument’s Lauren LaBonde was preparing in first grade. At the Grand ...


Defense wins

By Nick Walter

Grand Junction got what it wanted Tuesday, a 57-48 first-round win at home in the Class 5A boys basketball playoffs. It held Conor Lang, Loveland’s 6-foot-6, deep-3 specialist, to two points. The Tigers clogged more than a few Loveland ...

Palisade going back to basics for playoffs

By Nick Walter

Palisade’s hope, as the big-school basketball state tournaments begin this week, is that through a recent rash of losses, it can resurrect The Streak. One more of those, and a run through the Class 4A boys state tournament is possible, ...

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