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Doubleheader sweep keeps Tigers’ playoff hopes alive

By Staff

Grand Junction’s softball team swept Montezuma-Cortez 12-2 and 10-0 on Friday, keeping their chances for a Class 5A playoff berth alive. Only the Southwestern League champion, Fruita Monument, receives an automatic bid to the playoffs, ...

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Coal Ridge gets key road victory

By William Woody

CEDAREDGE — Coal Ridge squeezed out a crucial road victory over Cedaredge Friday night, beating the Bruins 35-21 in a cold, physical game. The Titans (3-3, 1-0 Western Slope Conference) overcame their concern for senior Colton ...

Battle Mountain shocks Palisade in 3A showdown

By Jon Mitchell

EDWARDS — A track meet type of game between the Palisade and Battle Mountain high school football teams Friday night ended with the Huskies leaving the Bulldogs in the dust. Battle Mountain scored touchdowns on plays of 8, 37 and 38 ...

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Tackle of Sanchez sparks Tigers’ shutout of Warriors

By Staff

Grand Junction High School defensive back Zach Lebsock barreled toward the sideline Friday, closing the gap on Central quarterback Taylor Sanchez. Helmets cracked four yards from the goal line, the ball sprung loose, and after the ...

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Weather wreaks havoc at Class 5A tennis tourney

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Inclement weather had high school tennis players coming and going all day Thursday, but the experienced players worked through it. Grand Junction High School seniors Luke Ledebur, Gabe Campos and Jeff Hansen survived two rain delays in the ...

Keeping momentum tough for Montrose in 4A tennis tourney

By Staff

Weather was a critical factor in the boys Class 4A Region 8 tennis tournament Thursday, causing a pair of three-hour delays and leaving tournament officials scrambling to find places to play after the courts at Canyon View parked were pounded ...

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Extra-inning win gives ‘Cats league title, playoff berth

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Fruita Monument needed extra innings, but it came through to win the Southwestern League softball title and clinch a Class 5A regional berth. The fifth-ranked Wildcats (16-3, 9-1 SWL) rallied from a 6-0 deficit Wednesday afternoon, then had ...

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GJ’s Wehner draws inspiration from sister who died of cancer

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The Grand Junction High School football team had a lot to look forward to this season, but it’s been difficult for senior center Danny Wehner. He had some trouble getting motivated, knowing his big sister wouldn’t be in the ...


Regis’ Lundquist is top individual, Raiders are top team at Class 5A state golf

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Gus Lundquist had to wait awhile to learn he had won the Class 5A state boys golf championship Tuesday, and even then he couldn’t celebrate. He and his Regis Jesuit High School teammates went right to the putting green at Bookcliff ...

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Central’s Conor Beach gets start in Fruita’s victory

By Scott Schlaufman

Fruita Monument High School had to win Tuesday night’s Southwestern League boys soccer game against Central to keep a potential Class 5A playoff berth within reach. The Wildcats (5-6, 4-2 SWL), though, saw the bigger picture in their ...

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