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Distance running a joy for Fruita’s Brown

By Patrick Bahr

Kyler Brown is a distance runner. The Fruita Monument High School sophomore takes pride in being able to run long distances no matter the season. Brown, who finished 55th in the state cross country meet last fall, is the Wildcats 1,600- and ...

Late rally helps Fruita Monument soccer team defeat Montrose

By Staff

The Fruita Monument High School girls soccer team showed up when it counted most. Thursday at Canyon View Park, the Wildcats scored two goals in the final two minutes to defeat Montrose 2-1. “We were happy we got the win, but we ...

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Starbuck retiring after 17 years as Olathe’s wrestling coach

By Patrick Bahr

The Western Slope high school wrestling community lost one of the good ones. Thursday, Olathe High School head coach Harvey Starbuck announced he was stepping down from his position with the Pirates wrestling team. “Coach Starbuck is ...

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Delta thrower Bryanna Music hopes to continue family tradition in shot put

By Patrick Bahr

There is Music again in the shot put ring. Bryanna Music, a freshman thrower at Delta High School hopes she inherited the throwing genes from her parents, former Central throwers Tony Music and Stephanie Percival. Tony set the Central record ...

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Wildcat way: Fruita Monument baseball team answers challenge by Montrose

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Good baseball teams find ways to win. They find ways to rally from behind like Fruita Monument did early in the season, or answer a comeback attempt by the opponent. Although the Wildcats didn’t have to come from behind Wednesday, they ...

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Quick start helps Tigers run past ‘Cats in lacrosse

By Patrick Bahr

Chemistry is a very good thing. Tuesday at Walker Field, the Grand Junction High School girls lacrosse team sprinted to a 10-0 lead over rival Fruita Monument en route to an 18-8 victory. “They are really cohesive,” Grand ...

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Six-run 6th inning lifts Tigers past Central

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For five innings, Central High School starting pitcher Alex Kitzman had the Tigers tamed. The Tigers, though, clawed their way back in the baseball game Tuesday night, making Kitzman throw more pitches until they broke through, scoring six ...

Prep notebook: GJ’s Fritzler an honorary part of Angels tennis team

By Staff

Grand Junction High School sophomore Carsyn Fritzler has two sets of teammates. For the second consecutive year, she played for the Denver East varsity girls tennis team in the Western Slope Invitational last weekend. “Coach (Carol ...

GJ soccer team’s stifling defense leads to easy win over Central

By Staff

A strong defense led to plenty of offense for the Grand Junction High School girls soccer team. Tuesday at Walker Field, the Tigers jumped to an early lead, taking 13 shots on goal in the first half, and holding Central to zero in an 8-0 ...

Veteran Grand Junction girls soccer team hoping to make noise

By Patrick Bahr

The Grand Junction High School girls soccer team has the type of experience that doesn’t come along every year. With 10 seniors, the veteran bunch looks to make the Class 5A postseason in back-to-back seasons for the first time since ...

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