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Prep sports off and running as practices begin across Grand Valley

By Staff

Those feelings of excitement and anticipation never go away for Beth Nelson. The Central High School volleyball coach, in her sixth year as head coach and 11th year with the program, still greets each season with enthusiasm. “I just ...

Pre-camps prep teams for FB camp

By Patrick Bahr

Some of the most important work on a football field is done when you’re not wearing pads or helmets. This week, the four District 51 high school football teams ran their own voluntary workouts before Monday’s official start of ...

Fall sports practices get going in full next week

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Several high school student-athletes are participating in camps this week, but Monday the fall sports season begins for real. Cross country, football, boys soccer, softball, boys tennis and volleyball begin practice Monday. Boys golf began ...

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Grand Valley golfers first fall athletes to begin practice

By Patrick Bahr

With tee shots ripping down the first fairway at Lincoln Park Golf Course on Monday, the Colorado high school season began. Central and Grand Junction both had their first day of golf tryouts at Lincoln Park, preparing for the first local ...


Building Bulldogs: Cameron Campbell’s no-hitter caps solid season for Palisade

By Patrick Bahr

Palisade High School baseball player Cameron Campbell already knew the unwritten rules of a no-hitter. There’s the obvious — not talking about the no-no in progress — but Campbell learned the hard way about switching gloves ...

Ryan Hayden takes over as Central boys basketball coach

By Patrick Bahr

Only two months after hiring Kurt Schneider as its boys basketball coach, Central High School was faced with replacing him. Athletic Director Randy Powell said Schneider told him Wednesday night that could not fulfill his commitment. Powell ...

Sports Briefs, Aug. 4, 2011

By Staff

Prep Golf Monday is first day of practice The four Mesa County School District 51 schools have announced Monday is the first day of practice for boys golf. Student-athletes at Grand Junction should meet at 9 a.m. in coach Tom ...


Former Tigers defensive end Casey Walker walking on at CU

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Casey Walker had his sights set on the U.S. Naval Academy. When that didn’t work out, it didn’t take long for another offer to come his way. Walker took a walk-on offer from the University of Colorado and reported for camp ...


Henrikson’s long jump record lasts 43 years at Central High School

By Patrick Bahr

When Alec Rupe jumped 22 feet,  10 inches in the long jump at the Class 5A state track meet last spring, it surpassed a 43-year-old Central High School record. Although it was a surprise that a boy with only two weeks’ experience ...

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Summer workouts help prep football players get used to hot conditions

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and PATRICK BAHR Two by two, Grand Junction High School football players lined up on the scorching hot asphalt. Assistant coach Brandon Harrison shouted, “Ready, set, go!” The players launched into a 5-yard sprint, turned a ...

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