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Playing his role very well

By Ben Husband

Shane Powers truly defines the term role player. As a non-starter for the Grand Junction High School boys basketball team, Powers, a senior, is a player coaches dream about. The one who works his tail off in practice only to see others ahead ...


‘Cats cap emotional week with win

By Nick Walter

The exhale was Fruita Monument’s 72-43 home win over Montezuma-Cortez on Friday. The week prior to the Wildcats’ win in which Alex Padgett scored 30 points and Drew Bridges chipped in 22 points was a rather suffocating inhale, ...


Dunklin’s 3 lifts Sailors past ‘Dogs

By Matt Meyer

To Zach Dunklin, he was just trying to help his team win. But to Palisade (15-5, 7-2 WSL), Dunklin’s clutch 3-pointer ended an undefeated home season and possibly sole ownership of the Western Slope League title when Steamboat Springs ...


‘Dogs have 7 wrestlers in 4A wrestling regional semis

By Jon Mitchell

GYPSUM — Having Roosevelt High School in the same regional wrestling tournament hasn’t dampened the Palisade Bulldogs’ resolve. If anything, it’s strengthened it. “We might have a target on our backs, but ...


Missy Franklin sets national mark at state meet

By Staff

Regis Jesuit High School standout Missy Franklin, a likely competitor in the 2012 London Games, set a national independent school record in the 200-yard freestyle in the preliminaries of the Class 5A state swimming championships Friday in Fort ...


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Eagles flying high: Regionals give Paonia a chance to see how they stack up

By Nick Walter

Wrestling regionals get under way this weekend and for Paonia, the area team with the best shot at a team state title, the regional could be more of a tune-up. Paonia wrestles in the Class 2A, Region 1 tournament at Central High School, ...


Central’s rally too little, too late in loss to Indians

By Staff

Central rallied in the second half, but it wasn’t enough. Montrose, which moved up to No. 10 in the Denver Post Class 4A poll earlier Wednesday, defeated the Warriors 79-68 in a Southwestern League game Wednesday in Montrose. “We ...


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Prep swimmers eager to compete against Missy Franklin

By Nick Walter

The Class 5A state swim championships are sold out, with ESPN3 airing the finals from Fort Collins, centering on Regis High School’s Missy Franklin, a likely competitor in this summer’s London Olympics. That only makes Grand ...


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 ...


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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 ...


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