High Schools

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Palisade’s struggles continue in loss to Moffat County

By Patrick Bahr

The Palisade High School girls basketball team is still developing. Early on this season, the Bulldogs have struggled with consistency and playing a complete game. Saturday, the Bulldogs (3-6) played two strong quarters on the final day of ...

Fruita pulls away in 2nd half to top Smoky Hill at Hinkley Challenge

By Staff

Alex Padgett’s 14 points helped the Fruita Monument boys basketball team claim a 61-50 victory over Smoky Hill on Friday in the Hinkley Challenge, the Wildcats’ second game of the day. Drew Bridges added 12 for the Wildcats, who ...

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Classic focus: Central’s Deverick concentrates on foe, not Warrior Classic hype

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Cameron Deverick doesn’t pay attention to names of wrestlers or their schools. He doesn’t know where most of the schools in the Warrior Classic are, and he’s never heard of many of the wrestlers in the tournament this ...

Free throws help ‘Dogs top Bears

By Patrick Bahr

Palisade’s Kyle Monger got the shooter’s roll when it counted. Friday night against Rifle in the Palisade Sunrise Rotary Club Invitation, Monger was at the free-throw line looking to extend the Bulldogs’ 52-49 lead with nine ...

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Rifle flusters Palisade: Bears’ defense too much for ‘Dogs to overcome

By Patrick Bahr

The Rifle High School girls basketball team hasn’t gotten the court time its wanted early in the season. Friday night at the Palisade Sunrise Rotary Club Invitational, the Bears were playing in only their third game of the season ...

Solid beginning not enough for Fruita Monument boys

By Staff

Fruita Monument’s boys basketball team couldn’t sustain its quick start Thursday against Dakota Ridge in the Hinkley Challenge, falling 64-52. “We played well early, got out to a 15-6 lead and then we had three straight ...

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Slow, steady: Bulldogs’ new offensive approach proves successful

By Scott Schlaufman

After starting the season with five straight losses, the Palisade High School boys basketball team realized it needed one main thing to revitalize its offense: Patience. The Bulldogs learned that patience is a virtue, and spent the past two ...

Cortez’s defense too much for Bulldog girls

By Scott Schlaufman

Montezuma-Cortez girls basketball coach Justine Bayles knows an aggressive defense can be a gamble. Thursday in the opening game of the Palisade Rotary Club Invitational, the gamble paid off in forcing numerous turnovers in a 48-32 victory ...

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Not Short on drive: Despite injury-filled summer, Central senior performing well on the mat

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Zach Short had a breakthrough season last year. The Central High School wrestler placed in the Class 5A state championships for the first time and was motivated to spend his summer wrestling in several camps and freestyle ...

GJ golf coach LaDuke resigns

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For the first time in nearly a decade, the Grand Junction High School girls golf program will have a new coach. Kevin LaDuke resigned this week, citing family reasons. The Orchard Mesa Middle School teacher has an 8-year-old son and ...

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