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Dominant Pirates move into quarters

By Scott Schlaufman

OLATHE — Going for it on fourth down is a gamble for any football team. But on the opening drive of Saturday’s 43-13 Class 2A first-round playoff win against The Academy, Olathe coach Ryan Corn had plenty of faith his team would ...

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Memories of Austin Booth help Rifle FB team strengthen bond

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — Reminders of Austin Booth are everywhere. Rifle High School football coach Damon Wells has a photo of Booth and running backs Taylor Webb and Ryan Moeller holding hands in uniform prior to a game last season. Another photo of ...

Tigers earn respect with win

By Nick Walter

PARKER — From some 250 miles away from the state’s capitol and the other side of the Rocky Mountains came the Grand Junction Tigers, a small-town bunch of football players feeling disrespected, almost overlooked. Maybe a 35-21 win ...

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Scout’s honor: Scout team an important part of Palisade’s preparation

By Nick Walter

They are marked for mayhem by their yellow mesh jerseys. “See those two little guys?” Palisade High School football coach John Arledge says. “They’re gonna gets their tails kicked today.” Meet Palisade’s ...

GJ’s Arnold, Adleman sign with Mesa

By Nick Walter

A pair of Grand Junction High athletes signed letters of intent Thursday during a ceremony at the school to play at Colorado Mesa University. Kricket Adleman, volleyball, and Ryan Arnold, lacrosse, are staying in the valley. Adleman said by ...

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Fire to be the best burns within Tigers’ Dennis

By Nick Walter

Sometimes, a fire’s source is unknown. His blueish-green eyes tell a story of peace, and his activities, particularly that of video-gaming, do not exactly make you think, “warrior.” Tuesday afternoon, Jerreon Dennis was ...

Calladine hired to be GJ’s lacrosse coach

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Camille Calladine decided to forgo her senior year of college eligibility, but wanted to stay involved in lacrosse. The Colorado Mesa University undergraduate student looked into becoming an assistant coach and ended up landing the head ...

Bulldogs, Tigers to test focus in playoffs

By Nick Walter

As with many of the playoff-bound football teams this weekend, Grand Junction and Palisade are scheduling everything from bed checks to movie tickets. “There’s no dead time,” Palisade coach John Arledge said. For No. 10 ...

Bulldogs to open 3A playoffs at Evergreen

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Palisade High School’s football team knew it was going to be on the road for its Class 3A first-round playoff game. The Bulldogs, though, got a good draw. Palisade (8-2) received the No. 10 seed and opens the Class 3A state playoffs ...

Wildcats optimistic for future after loss

By Nick Walter

The Fruita Monument seniors felt they had answered a question that followed them all season: Would they be pushed around in the Southwestern Conference? No. Now, after the No. 33-seeded Wildcats’ 21-16 loss to No. 34 Heritage in a ...

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