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Palisade’s Shafer gets a close look at top-ranked triple jumper

By Patrick Bahr

Palisade High School triple jumper Olevia Shafer got a preview of the state tournament. Saturday at the second day of the Tiger Invitational, Shafer, the second-ranked triple jumper in Class 4A, was competing against Wheat Ridge’s Annie ...


Compact discus: Church’s small size doesn’t hinder him in discus throw

By Patrick Bahr

Tyler Church is proving it’s not how big you are, it’s how far you throw. Friday, the Fruita Monument High School junior tossed his discus 141 feet, 8 inches during the first day of the Tiger Invitational at Stocker ...

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In first year at singles, GJ’s McGinnis wins regional title

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Anna McGinnis might be a first-year varsity singles player, but that didn’t change her goal or determination. The Grand Junction High School senior won the Class 5A Region 6 No. 3 singles title to qualify for the state championships ...

Strong second half lifts Palisade to victory

By Staff

The Palisade High School girls soccer team played well in the second half to earn a 2-0 victory over Steamboat Springs. Friday at the Peach Bowl, after a scoreless first half for both teams, the Bulldogs scored twice in the second half to ...

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Central sprinter Sidebottom learning the devil is in the details in 100 and 200 dashes

By Patrick Bahr

The challenge is simple: Who can run from point A to point B the fastest? That’s the beauty of the 100- and 200-meter dashes — two of the purest events in sports. Central’s Chance Sidebottom is showing his improvement in ...

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Injury-forced move to doubles paying off for Fruita junior

By Patrick Bahr

Fruita Monument High School tennis player Grace Gaglione decided she’d rather play with pain than not play at all. Thursday at the Elliott Tennis Center, Gaglione and her No. 2 doubles partner, Sierra Segrest, won two matches on the ...

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Central’s Basinski now using her head, and her game, to win at No. 1 singles

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Aimee Basinski used to be able to smack a forehand shot past her opponents. Now, the Central High School sophomore is learning to play tennis with a little more touch and strategy. She’s made big strides this season, earning the top ...

Palisade’s Hughes, Wells sign to play in Rangely

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There was never any question Zac Hughes and Tiffany Wells wanted to continue playing baseball and softball. The issue was, where? The Palisade High School seniors announced Wednesday they will play their sports of choice next year at ...

GJ girls win league title in lacrosse

By Staff

The Grand Junction High School girls lacrosse team waited until the very last second Wednesday to win the Mountain League championship. Brittany Wieseler scored at the buzzer to cap a thrilling 14-13 victory over Aspen to clinch the league ...


GJ’s unusual SWL clincher: Ejection of crowd mars Tigers’ win

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A determined Grand Junction High School girls soccer team shook off its disappointment Wednesday night to clinch the Southwestern League title. One night after losing an overtime heartbreaker to rival Fruita Monument, the Tigers bounced back ...

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