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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 ...


3rd-quarter run lifts Fruita past Palisade

By Nick Walter

Finally, if only for a few seconds, he was a point guard. Fruita Monument’s 6-foot-4 Drew Bridges stole the ball at half court. Before him was nothing but open court. Each dribble was a fantasy. The “guard” was on the break. ...

Fruita uses height to get past Palisade

By Matt Meyer

The absence of leading scorer Lauren LaBonde didn’t hinder the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team Tuesday night. The Wildcats ended Palisade’s three game win streak with a 50-37 victory. LaBonde, who averages 13 ...

GJ’s Cosslett, Gastineau sign with junior colleges

By Nick Walter

Today is national signing day, but two Grand Junction High School athletes got a jump on the festivities Tuesday by signing with junior colleges. Cierra Cosslett declared her intentions to play softball at Otero Junior College in La Junta and ...

Cedaredge’s Williams to sign letter to run at FSU

By Nick Walter

Cedaredge High School track and field coach Kirby Henderson said sprinter Sierra Williams plans to sign a national letter of intent to run at Florida State University. Williams, who last season was a Class 3A state champion in the 100-meter ...

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