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Sinner’s 3-pointer seals Wildcats’ one-point win

By Ben Husband

Up one point with less than a minute left Saturday, all Fruita Monument (4-1) had to do was run out the clock to secure a hard-fought win. Jessica Sinner, though, had other plans. Holding on to a 40-39 lead, the Wildcats’ girls ...

Derrieux lifts Tigers past Cheyenne South

By Staff

Jamie Derrieux carried the offensive load for the Grand Junction girls basketball team (7-1) in the first half of the Tigers’ 50-30 victory over Cheyenne South (0-6) Saturday at the Wildcat Tournament. The 5-foot-10 forward took 18 ...

Palisade finishes third in final poll by Denver Post

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Palisade’s run in the Class 3A state football playoffs caught the attention of the media. The Bulldogs (10-3) finished the 2011 season ranked third in the Denver Post Media Poll, released Friday. Palisade reached the state semifinals ...

Talbott lifts Palisade to win over Coal Ridge

By Staff

Palisade overcame a game-tying buzzer-beater at the end of regulation Friday and got a game-high 18 points from Hannah Talbott to defeat Coal Ridge 59-55. Moriah Rayment added 11 points for the Bulldogs (1-3). “We did a great job ...

Turnovers doom Central in loss to Cherokee Trail

By Ben Husband

Thirty-four turnovers would be enough to leave any basketball coach with a serious head-scratcher. But not Todd Dixon. Nope, the Central High School girls basketball coach is a true player’s coach, which was evident in the ...


Derrieux’s overtime free throws seal GJ’s victory over Carbon

By Nick Walter

The jolt of Carbon County’s 3-point buzzer beater to end regulation Friday only led to more free-throw practice for Jamie Derrieux. In overtime at Fruita Monument High School’s Wildcat Invitational, after Carbon County’s ...


Attacking the basket leads Central girls to win

By Nick Walter

It had Central High School girls basketball coach Todd Dixon jumping off the bench like he’d sat on a tack, and it was the most fundamental play in basketball: The give and go. Central guard Taylor Hice, above the 3-point line with a ...

No. 2 Grandview blocks Fruita’s bid for upset

By Staff

The Fruita Monument High School boys basketball team got the shot it wanted Thursday night, but not the result. Down two points with the ball against second-ranked Grandview in the Ralston Valley Invitational, the Wildcats set up a sideline ...

Wildcat girls eager to face early season challenge

By Nick Walter

The invitations accepted by schools in Utah, Wyoming and Denver to play in this weekend’s Wildcat Invitational girls basketball tournament at Fruita Monument High School will make for a revealing early season tournament. Some of the ...


Casey Burns makes kin proud in Tigers’ win over Delta

By Nick Walter

Casey Burns said he had a renewed mindset Tuesday before Grand Junction’s 70-54 win over Delta, and the renewing began as Burns and the rest of the Tigers peered out of their locker room and watched the girls game. “Give it to ...

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