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121311 pal wrest Judis

Bulldogs improve to 11-1 in dual meets

By Nick Walter

Eddie Vial was one of the seven Palisade High School wrestlers Tuesday who won by forfeit in a 74-6 win over Battle Mountain. So he sat and watched at Palisade High School with no remedy for his jitters. “It’s so painful for ...

121211 gj bh v uintah

Burns, Tigers roll past Uintah

By Nick Walter

Casey Burns likes dunks. Any dunks. He had a two-handed slam in Grand Junction’s 71-40 win over Uintah, Utah, on Monday, and afterward in the locker room, had one more “dunk.” Teammate Jerreon Dennis, in street clothes ...

121011 swim Behrends

Swimming helps German exchange student Behrends adapt to life in USA

By Nick Walter

Emily Behrends crashed into the El Pomar Natatorium pool during the Western Slope Relays on Saturday, floated a moment, then pin-wheeled her arms, grabbing and flushing water. A backstroke in one hemisphere is a backstroke in ...

Padgett, Bridges lead ‘Cats past Pueblo South

By Staff

Alex Padgett and Drew Bridges combined for 54 points as Fruita Monument defeated Pueblo South on Saturday 77-48 to take third place in the Ralston Valley Invitational. Padgett, who had 28 points, and Bridges, who had 26, made the ...

Bulldogs own fourth quarter

By Nick Walter

Many tried to explain what happened in the fourth quarter Saturday. Maybe Palisade’s Kane Gunther said it best: “We went off.” A close game in the third quarter against Hotchkiss turned into a 53-35 Palisade victory. The ...

121011 Fr gh v Cherokee

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 ...

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