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Hard work pays off: GJ’s Tessa Kester focused on finishing well at national event

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Tessa Kester could spend all day running and jumping around on gymnastics equipment. “I would stay an hour after practice, just going and going,” Kester said. “I’d have to be kicked out of the gym, and still ...

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Fruita Monument’s Bisbee doesn’t let foot deformity hurt running ability

By Patrick Bahr

Running wasn’t supposed to be this effortless for Chuck Bisbee. Bisbee, a Fruita Monument High School freshman, runs the 800 and 1,600 meters for the Wildcats’ track team, and also runs cross country in the fall. He qualified for ...

Sixth-inning outburst lifts ‘Cats to win

By Staff

Fruita Monument’s baseball team broke open a 3-3 game at Montezuma-Cortez in the sixth inning Saturday, scoring seven runs for a 10-3 victory. The Wildcats (12-5, 6-2 SWL) got a two-run triple from Drew Bridges in the big ...

Doll keeps improving for Meeker

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — Kathryn Doll is finding out just how big a difference one year can make. The Meeker High School junior broke onto the prep track and field scene in a big way, making an impact at the Class 2A state meet as a freshman. She ...

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Tigers have chances, can’t convert in loss to Demons

By Patrick Bahr

Fighting off steady rain and a slick field Saturday at Long Family Memorial Park, the Grand Junction High School girls soccer team fell short to Durango 3-2. The Demons’ Sarah Zemach broke a 2-2 tie in the 55th minute with a header off ...

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Tigers get defensive in win over ‘Cats

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The Grand Junction High School girls lacrosse team doesn’t have a problem scoring goals. The Tigers usually struggle to come up with defensive stops — until Friday. The Tigers (8-0) allowed a season-low four goals to defeat ...

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Phil Wertman Invite presents different challenge to athletes

By Patrick Bahr

At the midway point of the track season, coaches are looking for anything to shake things up. Friday night’s Phil Wertman Invitational at Stocker Stadium provided just the right thing for the eight teams participating. “I love ...

Offense helps Grand Junction boys lacrosse team roll to victory

By Staff

The Grand Junction High School boys lacrosse team cruised to a 15-5 win Friday over Telluride. The Tigers stretched an 8-1 halftime lead at Canyon View Park to 13-1 by the end of the third quarter. “Our offense was on fire,” ...

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Earning a top-18 ranking the goal for all track and field competitors

By Patrick Bahr

Today’s Phil Wertman Invitational at Stocker Stadium is one month before the 2011 Colorado state track and field championships at Jeffco Stadium. For the past three seasons, the track has done away with regional qualifying meets, ...

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Crawford’s change to forward lifts Palisade to win

By Patrick Bahr

A single position change can make a big difference. Thursday at the Peach Bowl, Palisade High School soccer player Megan Crawford switched from her usual outside midfielder position to forward, and contributed to the Bulldogs’ 3-0 ...

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