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Shank brothers leading Olathe at Warrior Classic

By Nick Walter

Austin Shank is squeezing his opponent’s face until it forms an unexplainable expression. Shank rolls into his man, pressing harder. The face looks creased and confused. Shanks’ eyes dart to his brother on the side of the ...

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Hall’s injury doesn’t derail ‘Dogs in win

By Nick Walter

Caleb Hall shot the jumper in the first quarter against Cheyenne South, landed on a defender’s shoe and exited the court to get ice wrapped to his ankle. “It was a cheap shot,” the Palisade guard said. “He stuck his ...

Fruita falls to Rangeview

By Staff

Like all basketball coaches, Fruita Monument High School coach Dave Fox knows the importance of free throws. Thursday night at the Hinkley Holiday Hoops Classic, the Wildcats’ inaccuracy at the free-throw line hurt them in a 59-57 loss ...

Warrior Classic is a good early season test for grapplers

By Nick Walter

It’s the equivalent of the high school state wrestling championships before Christmas and one of the most popular annual sporting events in the Grand Valley. The Warrior Classic wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at Central High ...

GJ’s Trujillo gets tech fall win in first varsity match

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Christmas came early for Jacob Trujillo. The Grand Junction High School freshman has missed the first two weeks of the season with a broken hand and wasn’t expected to join the wrestling team until after the new year. After a ...

Grand Junction’s Rubalcaba captures Gold Helmet Award

By Staff

Grand Junction High School quarterback Sean Rubalcaba, who helped the Tigers reach the Class 5A state football quarterfinals, has won the 2011 Denver Post Gold Helmet Award. The award began in 1951 and is given each year to the top senior ...

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Bulldogs improve to 11-1 in dual meets

By Nick Walter

Eddie Vial was one of the seven Palisade High School wrestlers Tuesday who won by forfeit in a 74-6 win over Battle Mountain. So he sat and watched at Palisade High School with no remedy for his jitters. “It’s so painful for ...

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Burns, Tigers roll past Uintah

By Nick Walter

Casey Burns likes dunks. Any dunks. He had a two-handed slam in Grand Junction’s 71-40 win over Uintah, Utah, on Monday, and afterward in the locker room, had one more “dunk.” Teammate Jerreon Dennis, in street clothes ...

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Swimming helps German exchange student Behrends adapt to life in USA

By Nick Walter

Emily Behrends crashed into the El Pomar Natatorium pool during the Western Slope Relays on Saturday, floated a moment, then pin-wheeled her arms, grabbing and flushing water. A backstroke in one hemisphere is a backstroke in ...

Padgett, Bridges lead ‘Cats past Pueblo South

By Staff

Alex Padgett and Drew Bridges combined for 54 points as Fruita Monument defeated Pueblo South on Saturday 77-48 to take third place in the Ralston Valley Invitational. Padgett, who had 28 points, and Bridges, who had 26, made the ...

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