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Longtime Fruita coach back on sidelines for rival GJ

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Bill Moore could not sit out for long. The former Fruita Monument High School football coach is back on the sidelines this fall as a defensive backs coach at rival Grand Junction. Tigers head coach Robbie Owens met with Moore to discuss ...

Tigers climb to No. 2 in Class 5A state football poll

By Staff

Grand Junction High School football coach Robbie Owens said last week the Tigers were embracing the preseason ranking of No. 4 in the state, but wanted to forge their own identity. So far, the Tigers’ 2011 identity is this: No. 2 in ...

Steinkirchner’s solid play lifts Bulldogs past Wildcats

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Audrey Steinkirchner’s 13 kills led Palisade to a sweep of Fruita Monument Tuesday night in a nonleague volleyball match at Fruita. The Bulldogs’ 6-foot-2 senior middle blocker also had nine digs in the 25-16, 25-19, 25-21 ...

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Sebesta in right place at right time to lift Central past Fruita

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Jacob Sebesta has an uncanny sense of timing on the soccer field. “Jacob has a knack for being in the right place in the right time,” Central coach Doug Beach said. “He’s not the fastest guy, he just knows where to put ...

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Legendary Leonhart stepping down from coaching swimming

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For more than two decades, Dale Leonhart was synonymous with high school and club swimming in Grand Junction. The longtime Grand Junction Dolphins, District 51 boys and Grand Junction High School girls swim coach has resigned from his high ...

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GJ rallies to finish perfect at Peach Fuzz

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The Grand Junction High School girls softball team was tested Saturday in the Peach Fuzz Invitational. The Tigers grabbed an early lead against Thomas Jefferson, which rallied to tie the game before Grand Junction answered to win 14-4 at the ...

Hawkins’ hat trick paces scoring binge for Palisade

By Staff

Palisade’s Brett Hawkins scored three goals Saturday to lead the Bulldogs’ boys soccer team to an 8-2 victory over Bayfield. Spencer Jackson, Conner Carey, Alex Gutierrez, Joe Talbott and Keino Davis each scored a goal for ...

Geer cut by Titans

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The numbers didn’t add up for Riar Geer. The former Fruita Monument High School standout was one of the final 15 cuts made Friday by the Tennessee Titans. Geer, a tight end, was fourth on the Titans’ depth chart throughout ...

Hoppe’s defensive plays help Central win first Peach Fuzz game

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You can take hundreds of ground balls, catch hundreds of fly balls. Nothing can prepare a shortstop for everything, though — sometimes you just have to sell out and hope for the best. “Some games you don’t get a ball hit to ...

Prep roundup: Depth helps GJ boys win Delta Invite cross country title

By Staff

Ty Williams of Telluride won the Delta Invitational in 16 minutes, 29.36 seconds, with Glenwood Springs’ Andrew Mansfield second in 16:52.09. Grand Junction’s depth, though, won the boys team championship with 67 points. Delta was ...

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