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Cordova lifts undefeated Rifle Bears into Class 3A Great 8

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — Putting a shaky first quarter behind it quickly Saturday afternoon resulted in the Rifle High School girls basketball team reaching the Class 3A state tournament in its first year in the classification. Behind a game-high 23 ...

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Ship sails short: Pirates fall to Buffaloes in Class 3A regional title game

By William Woody

OLATHE — Bishop Machebeuf outlasted Olathe 44-38 on Saturday to win the Class 3A girls regional tournament. The Buffaloes advance to the Great 8 of the state tournament this week in Fort Collins. The Pirates (19-5) started out fine, ...

Bears overpower Basalt in first round of Class 3A state playoffs

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — An overmatched first-round opponent for the Rifle High School girls basketball team led to an runaway victory Friday for the second-seeded Bears. Courtney Cordova scored a game-high 23 points to lead three Rifle players in ...

Grand Valley boys fall to Dolores Huerta in 3A regional

By Staff

A promising season came to an end Friday for the Grand Valley High School boys basketball team. Dolores Huerta defeated the Cardinals 70-52 in the Class 3A boys regional tournament at Bishop Machebeuf High School in Denver. The Cardinals ...

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Fallen Eagles: Defending champion Paonia loses in 2A regional

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The Paonia High School girls basketball team had overcome its youth this season by wearing down its opponents. Sargent may have been the fifth seed from its district, but the Farmers were up to the challenge of facing the defending Class 2A ...

Palisade well-represented on all-league teams

By Staff

Palisade had three boys basketball players, three girls basketball player and nine wrestlers selected to the Western Slope League All-Conference team. Kane Gunther made the boys basketball all-conference first team. Gabe Hellmann and Caleb ...

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Pirates hold on to advance to 3A regional final

By William Woody

OLATHE — Olathe advanced to the finals of the Class 3A regional tournament Friday night with a 72-66 win over Bayfield. The Pirates (19-4) play Machebeuf (17-6) at 1 this afternoon, with the winner advancing to the Great 8 of the state ...

Grand Junction girls fall to top-seeded ThunderRidge

By Patrick Bahr

DENVER — As they left the court of the Denver Coliseum, the red faces of the Grand Junction High School girls basketball players were from a combination of tears, exhaustion and frustration. Friday in the Great 8 of the Class 5A Carol ...

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State title chase begins for Class 3A, 2A and 1A hoops teams

By Patrick Bahr

This is all still new for the Rifle High School girls basketball team. The Bears (22-0) have thrived in their first year in Class 3A earning the No. 2 overall seed in the 3A state playoffs. The Bears host a sub-region this weekend, beginning ...

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Denver Coliseum’s grand stage doesn’t scare Tigers

By Patrick Bahr

The bright lights of the big arena won’t be a problem. Playing in the Denver Coliseum tonight against ThunderRidge shouldn’t affect the Grand Junction High School girls basketball team. “There is a lot of space in those ...

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