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Grand Junction’s Ryken has stellar day

By Staff

Stephanie Ryken has more than held her own in the individual sprints for the Grand Junction High School girls track team this season. Ryken takes more pride, however, in being part of two Tiger relay teams that are all but assured of ...

Odneal peaking at perfect moment

By Staff

A long and sometimes frustrating track season for Holly Odneal appears to be heading toward a good finish. After spending the first three weeks of the season foregoing competition while resting an injured knee, it’s taken the Palisade ...

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McCain savors top competition

By Staff

Many track competitors avoid what are considered by many to be the two toughest events in a meet — the 400-meter dash and the 300-meter hurdles. Coal Ridge’s Chelyn McCain embraces them. “I guess it’s (a matter of) if ...


Berggren wins battle with Krieg in 1,600

By Scott Schlaufman

Going into Friday’s Class 3A Region 6 track meet at Stocker Stadium, Grand Valley’s state title contender Brandi Krieg and Middle Park’s three-time state champion Samantha Berggren had heard of each other but never ...

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Jessup plays for GJ’s first singles girls state title since 1996

By Patrick Bahr

DENVER — Luckily for Grand Junction High School tennis player Jenny Jessup, she’s patient. Jessup’s unruffled play allowed her to get past Ponderosa’s Brittany Ricci 6-4, 6-2 in Friday’s second day of the Class ...

Lightning blanked by ’Cats

By Patrick Bahr

DENVER — For the Grand Valley girls lacrosse team, the state tournament was all about the experience. The Lightning played St. Mary’s Academy in the first round of the playoffs Friday in Englewood, and although Grand Valley lost ...

Western Slope players struggle at Class 4A state tennis tournament

By Staff

PUEBLO — Once again, Montrose High School’s May May Vickers saw her state championship dreams end in the quarterfinals. The junior was upended by defending champion Sammie Watson of Kent Denver 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 singles Thursday ...

Sports: Prep smart jock May 08, 2009

By Staff

Student-Athlete: Alex Mende School: Fruita Monument Sport: Baseball GPA: 4.148 Future: I’m going to Colorado State University What’s your major?: Right now it’s engineering sciences What are you looking forward to at ...

Sports: Prep notes and numbers May 08, 2009

By Staff

The May 1 story about the Palisade soccer team earning its first Class 4A playoff berth in 11 years noted that the color green was a good-luck charm for the team’s two seniors, Lexie Russell and Mandy Brueggman. It seems the two also ...

A mixed bag for GJ, Fruita first timers at state tennis tourney

By Patrick Bahr

DENVER — The courts at the Gates Tennis Center can be intimidating for those stepping on them for the first time. Surrounded by high-rise apartment buildings in each direction, players are exposed to 20 courts, 176 players and 26 ...

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