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Bulldogs bust Commanders’ spirits on first drive and never look back

By Nick Walter

Before this thing got completely out of control — from about a dozen Kennedy players kneeling injured after plays to Palisade’s defense literally knocking Kennedy out of the back of the Commanders’ end zone — there was ...


Playing role of underdog just fine for Palisade football team

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Palisade High School was supposedly overmatched by the highest-scoring football team in Class 3A. Apparently, Palisade’s reputation as a tough, hard-nosed football team was taken for granted. Palisade bullied John F. Kennedy on ...

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Playing with heavy hearts, Rifle falls to Windsor in 3A playoffs

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — Rifle High School’s football team didn’t have much going in its favor entering Saturday’s Class 3A state playoff game against the Windsor Wizards. Yet through their adversity, the Bears managed to make a game ...

Hotchkiss’ title push ends in semifinal loss

By Staff

Playing for the state championship wasn’t meant to be for Hotchkiss High School. The previously undefeated Bulldogs trailed 34-0 at halftime Saturday and fell to No. 11 Wiggins 47-19 in a Class 1A state semifinal at Wiggins. The No. 2 ...

Wind makes passing tough for Grand Junction, Lakewood

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The Grand Junction and Lakewood high school football teams like to rely on their running games. They had to Friday night in the Class 5A state quarterfinals at Stocker Stadium, even though both teams are confident and capable of passing the ...

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GJ’s state title hopes dashed in loss to Lakewood

By Nick Walter

One moment, running back Jerreon Dennis was carrying a pile of pads for 10 yards on fourth and inches, and those rooting for the Grand Junction Tigers just knew it would be a game-winning drive. Then, one final time, ugly happened to the No. ...

Hotchkiss one win from hosting state championship game

By Nick Walter

Since week one, during conditioning drills, Hotchkiss High School football coach Zac Lemon has told his players to work as though they’re preparing for the state championship. “If we’re fortunate,” Lemon told them, ...

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Despite size, Palisade OL not intimidated by foes

By Nick Walter

Thumps of dribbling basketballs from the nearby gym drown out hallway chatter. In the nearby training room, a few Palisade girls basketball players are getting ankles taped. Students shuffle down the hallways as school comes to a close ...

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Rose sometimes forgotten among GJ’s offensive threats

By Nick Walter

Some say good things come in threes. There has been, for starters: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; former Broncos “Three Amigos” receivers Vance Johnson, Mark Jackson and Ricky Nattiel; et cetera, et cetera, et cetera. If ...

Central’s Hoppe, Fruita’s Bridges sign their college letters of intent

By Nick Walter

Drew Bridges of Fruita Monument High School and Brittany Hoppe of Central High School signed letters of intent at their respective schools Wednesday to play collegiate athletics. Hoppe, a softball middle infielder whose .658 batting average ...

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