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Freshman Brandon shows her skill in GJ win

By Ben Husband

If she hadn’t already, Sydni Brandon cemented her role as a leader with the Grand Junction High School girls basketball team Wednesday night. Brandon was critical in the Tigers’ 43-32 win over Moffat County, scoring eight points, ...

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Big victory cures insomnia for Wildcats

By Nick Walter

Anticipating his first home game just before midnight on Monday, the senior sent his coach a text message: “I can’t sleep, Coach.” Coach replied: “Me either.” On Tuesday night, the authors of those texts — ...

Grand Junction girls ready for league play

By Nick Walter

The word is “teamism.” It’s a variation of “Olympism,” used by Grand Junction High School girls basketball coach Sam Provenza to describe the all-encompassing team basketball experience. The Tigers, 9-3 as they ...

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Palisade rides press defense to 8th straight win

By Nick Walter

After some lights in Palisade High School’s gym had been turned off Saturday, and when a few groups of people remained, out of the locker room strolled Caden Woods, the man who jolted the Bulldogs’ defense in a 54-30 win over ...


After long absence, GJ’s Ryan returns to coaching swimmers

By Nick Walter

She left her love for 15 years. Left it to be, of all things, the stereotypical soccer mom — the large van packed with screaming kids, familiarity with almost every youth soccer athlete west of the Rockies, and drives that cover half of ...

GJ wrestlers place second at Montrose Invitational

By Staff

Paced by five first-place finishes Saturday, the Grand Junction High School wrestling team finished second at the Montrose Invitational. Jacob Trujillo (120 pounds), Dylon Thompson (138), Jessie Hoffschneider (160), Gage Casey (170) and Robbi ...

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Talbott’s nine points help Palisade top Central in low-scoring game

By Nick Walter

The Palisade High School girls basketball team is not supposed to look at the scoreboard. Coach’s orders. So the Bulldogs weren’t fazed when neither they nor Central hadn’t scored in the first five minutes Saturday. They ...

Burns lifts Tigers past Adams City

By Staff

Casey Burns scored 18 points Friday night as Grand Junction’s boys basketball team started off the 2012 portion of the season with a 52-44 victory at Adams City. The Tigers took a 12-8 lead in the first quarter and built it to 21-13 by ...

Defense key as Bulldogs shut down Eagle Valley

By Staff

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL PALISADE 59, EAGLE VALLEY 49 UP NEXT: Central boys at Palisade, 7 p.m. today Central girls at Palisade,  5:30 p.m. today By NICK WALTER Give them defense like they’ve never seen before, Palisade boys ...

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Freshman helps Palisade win second straight Jackpot Duals

By Nick Walter

The quivering 98-pounder paced for about 30 minutes alongside the mat, his father jabbing messages to him at one end of his walk, his coach sometimes peppering in a few words at the other. Then, finally, Palisade freshman Randen Espinoza was ...

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