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Grand Junction’s Pond, Gurley team up for third at state in tennis

By Staff

DENVER — Many athletes would have a difficult time turning around to compete one morning after having their dreams for a state title dashed. Apparently, Kylie Pond and Madison Gurley are not your typical athletes. Pond and Gurley, the ...


Walton’s first-place finish one of many as District 51 wins Western Slope title

By Scott Schlaufman

After posting a career-best time of 22.15 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle during Friday’s preliminary race at the Western Slope Championships, District 51 swimmer Tyler Walton decided to see how other racers in the state were ...

Fort Collins tops Fruita Monument in baseball districts

By Staff

Fort Collins handled Saturday’s wet, sloppy conditions a little better. The Lambkins took advantage of 14 walks with aggressive base running to defeat Fruita Monument 11-8 in the Class 5A District 4 tournament at Regis High School in ...

Long day on tennis courts ends with no Tigers in finals

By Pat Rooney

DENVER — It was bad enough that Grand Junction’s Kylie Pond, along with her doubles partner, senior Madison Gurley, had to stare down the top tandem from the juggernaut dynasty from Cherry Creek during Friday’s semifinals of ...


A shoe-in? New shoes help Derrieux qualify first in 100 hurdles

By Patrick Bahr

Sometimes it’s as simple as switching shoes. Grand Junction High School hurdler Jamie Derrieux, whose injured right hamstring caused her to miss significant time the past two seasons, decided earlier this season she’d had ...

Palisade’s Shafer captures first league track crown

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Olevia Shafer has accomplished a lot in track and field. On Friday, the Palisade High School senior won her first Class 4A Western Slope League triple jump title at Stocker Stadium. “That was definitely a goal,” Shafer said. ...


Rifle freshman Copeland wins league high jump title

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Carsyn Copeland wasn’t sure how she would do in the high jump or relay events. The Rifle High School freshman recently healed from a pulled hamstring, but with the league championship on the line Friday, she gave it a shot. “I ...

Rain pushes state tennis back one day

By Staff

DENVER — For the first time in several years, the first day of the Class 5A State Girls Tennis Championships was postponed because of inclement weather. The tournament was scheduled to get under way Thursday morning, instead it will ...

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Local track athletes not ranked in top 18 make final push for state marks this weekend

By Patrick Bahr

For local track athletes outside the top 18 in state, this is a big weekend. The League Championships meets at Stocker Stadium are the final opportunity for Western Slope athletes to qualify for the state track meet. The state meet — ...

Griffins going for fourth straight Western Slope swim title

By Patrick Bahr

The District 51 Griffins have become the bullies of the Western Slope. The Griffins have won the past three Western Slope Championship meets, and are going for the fourth this weekend at the El Pomar Natatorium. “My freshman year it ...

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