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Grueling Warrior Challenge should help basketball teams build identity

By Staff

It’s hard to get a good read on a team from a couple of weeks of practice and a scrimmage or two. Basketball coaches enter every season with questions, and the only way to find the answers is to play. Playing three games in three days ...


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‘Work hard every day’ Central’s Gurule begins quest for third straight state title

By Allen Gemaehlich

Matthew Gurule has decided on his future, and he’s focused on the present. The Central High School two-time defending state champion begins his quest for a third title Saturday when the Warriors wrestle in the Fruita Monument ...


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Wildcats drop Bulldogs in season opener

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Establishing an inside game against the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team is not going to be an easy task this season. Just ask Palisade, which tried to challenge the Wildcats in the paint Wednesday night in both teams’ ...


Prep basketball scores, Dec. 1, 2009

By Staff

Boys Grand Junction 63, Uintah 58 UINTAH Kalin Leyba 1 0-0 2, Rex Bunderson 0 0-0 0, Collin Boren 3 2-4 10, Clint Baker 1 0-0 2, Josh Ewell 8 0-0 19, Gavin Bullock 6 3-5 16, Allen Abplanalp 3 3-7 9. Totals: 22 8-16 58. GRAND JUNCTION Tyler ...


Central’s Higgins is SWL volleball player of year

By Staff

Central High School’s Haleigh Higgins is a versatile volleyball player, and she was honored for that by being selected as the Southwestern League player of the year. Higgins, who played the setter position, was also selected to the SWL ...


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Getting a bit defensive: Despite big win, Central vows to improve defense

By Staff

It’s easy to assume a team’s expectations are high when after a lopsided win, the main concern is defense. Tuesday night at Central High School, the Warriors girls basketball team opened up their season with a 71-30 victory over ...


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Showing his Powers: Tigers’ senior ignites fourth-quarter rally

By Allen Gemaehlich

When the Grand Junction High School boys basketball team needed someone to take a big shot last year, it was clear who took it. This season it could be anybody. Several of them did to open the Tigers’ season with a 63-58 victory over ...


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Offseason work has Gunther pleased with ’Dogs’ progress

By Patrick Bahr

To improve on last season’s 5-19 record, the Palisade High School girls basketball team went to work. “We did more this summer,” second-year coach Toni Gunther said. “We had more open gyms and the kids committed more, ...


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Palisade will rely on youth this season

By Patrick Bahr

The Palisade High School boys basketball team learned a lot during an up-and-down 2008-09 season, Steve Phillips’ first as the coach. The Bulldogs limped out of the gates to an 0-12 start, but turned it around to finish 6-6 down the ...


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Third time’s a charm? Fruita girls coach expects big things in third year at helm

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Fruita Monument High School girls basketball coach Dan Schmalz is hoping year three is the breakout year. In Schmalz’s first two seasons as Fruita’s coach, the Wildcats made the playoffs but lost in the first round. But this ...


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