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Pain just another opponent for GJ’s Hoffschneider

By Nick Walter

Pain tells you to stop. It’s a report from the wound to the mind, or vice versa, that something needs repaired. Sometimes there’s no choice: You go anyway. Once again on Saturday, Grand Junction High School wrestler Jessie ...

LaBonde’s 3s lead Wildcats past Niwot

By Staff

Lauren LaBonde had five 3-pointers and scored 25 points as Fruita Monument’s girls basketball team outscored host Niwot 25-7 in the second half on the way to a 45-25 victory. Fruita coach Dan Schmalz said Niwot was content to sit back ...

Sinner leads Wildcats to victory over Mullen

By Staff

Jessica Sinner’s 15 points led the Fruita Monument girls basketball team to a 51-43 victory over Mullen on Friday night in the Wildcats’ season opener in Denver. Lauren LaBonde hit seven of nine free throws and ended up with 10 ...

Smoky Hill tops Palisade in ‘weird’ win

By Nick Walter

Before Smoky Hill’s 70-53 win over Palisade during the Warrior Challenge on Friday at Central High School, Smoky Hill coach Keenan Clement considered what was, for him, a unique moment. Clement played for Palisade until his graduation ...

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Central Warriors play well defensively in loss to Carbon County (Utah)

By Scott Schlaufman

As far as Central High School’s first-year boys basketball coach Ryan Hayden was concerned, Friday’s 52-43 loss to Carbon County (Utah) had plenty of good. Specifically, the Warriors’ defense played aggressively, which led ...

Solid defense not enough as GJ falls in OT

By Staff

Casey Burns was a defensive force for Grand Junction. In the first half alone, he recorded four blocks and a steal. But it was his spinning jumper, the only points he didn’t score from the charity stripe, that pushed the defensive ...

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Fruita Monument routs Longmont in season opener

By Scott Schlaufman

Expectations aren’t always high for the first game of the year in any sport. Besides the turnover in players, teams simply haven’t been in a game situation for a prolonged amount of time. But the Fruita Monument High School boys ...

Tigers top Ponderosa

By Staff

Two players made their long awaited return and mixed in with several new faces. Jamie Derrieux and Kricket Adleman returned after season-ending injuries last year to lead Grand Junction to a 50-36 victory over Ponderosa on Thursday in the ...

Central’s Casey Gorsett one of many wrestlers excited to test new divisions

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Basketball is for the taller kids. The smaller kids can always wrestle. Casey Gorsett is one of those smaller kids, but he was so small his freshman year wrestling was pretty tough. “I weighed about 70 pounds, but that did nothing but ...

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Warriors hoping to make playoffs again after tough season

By Nick Walter

Even from a seat in his dimly lit classroom, far removed from the Central High School gym on Tuesday, Todd Dixon is having Denver Coliseum withdrawal pains. A 2-20 season, on the heels of three consecutive state playoff runs, will do ...

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