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Tigers’ bats help them overcome miscues in Cortez

By Staff

The Grand Junction High School baseball team overcame five errors in an 11-0 six-inning victory over Montezuma-Cortez. Friday at Cortez, the Tigers (8-1, 3-0 Southwestern League) offense carried them to the win. “We hit the ball ...

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GJ boys lacrosse team shows its unity in win over Aspen

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The Grand Junction High School boys lacrosse team is turning a corner. Sophomore Evan Mok-Lamme scored a personal-best five goals Friday to lead the Tigers to a 12-5 victory over Aspen in a Mountain League game at Canyon View ...

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On the right track: GJ’s Versluis excels at both jumping and running

By Patrick Bahr

Track and field might be an individual sport, but for the Grand Junction High School track and field team, senior Sarah Versluis is an important part. Versluis is the Tigers’ top long jumper as well as a member of the 400- and 800-meter ...

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200 meters the perfect distance for Rifle’s Proebstle

By Patrick Bahr

Rifle High School’s Andrew Proebstle was made for the 200-meter dash. The Bears junior is ranked third in the Class 3A state rankings with a time of 23.02 seconds, which he ran last Saturday at Central’s Wild West ...

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Local pros hoping to show stuff in minors; Baldwin retires

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Two years ago, Geoff Baldwin had a decision to make: A scholarship to play baseball at the University of Nebraska or a pro contract with the Kansas City Royals? Baldwin chose pro baseball. After two years in the minors, though, ...

Grand Junction girls lacrosse team tops Eagle Valley

By Staff

The weather conditions were far from ideal, but the Grand Junction High School girls lacrosse team found a way to win again. The Tigers overcame a slow start in the freezing rain Wednesday in Gypsum to defeat Eagle Valley 14-5 in a Mountain ...

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Soccer rivalry — Grand Junction vs. Fruita Monument

By Dean Humphrey

The Tigers of Grand Junction topped Fruita 2-0 in a Tuesday game renewing the rivalry.  ...

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Central senior pitcher impressive in victory over Wildcats

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Alex Kitzman knew he’d get another opportunity to pitch in a league rivalry game. The Central High School senior wasn’t going to disappoint his teammates and coaches again. Kitzman struck out 11 in an 8-2 complete-game win ...

Prep Notebook: Starbuck enjoyed some events more in final year

By Staff

Olathe High School wrestling coach Harvey Starbuck retired last week after 35 years of coaching prep wrestling on the Western Slope. Starbuck wants to spend more time with his family, but he will continue to teach English at Olathe. Starbuck ...

Grand Junction baseball team routs Montrose for second time

By Staff

The Grand Junction High School baseball team has Montrose’s number. The Tigers defeated Montrose 25-7 on Tuesday in Montrose. Grand Junction has outscored the Indians 41-7 in two games this season. Grand Junction (8-1, 3-0 Southwestern ...

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