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Win for Coach

By Matt Meyer

This one’s for Clarence Ross. The Fruita Monument High School defensive coordinator was a member of Fruita’s 1966 state championship football team. Ross and several of his teammates, winners of the school’s only football ...

Fruita will honor 1966 state title FB team tonight

By Matt Meyer

The 1966 AA Colorado state football title wasn’t won by Fruita Monument High School. Nope. If you ask the players from the 27-0 victory over Yuma, it was Fruita High School that brought home that title after an undefeated season. The ...


Tale of the Tiger

By Dale Shrull

Golf and the limbo have one thing in common. How low can you go? For Trevor Olkowski, the season has been a dance as he’s walked from one course to the other putting up low score after low score. The Golf Club at Redlands Mesa was the ...

Sports Briefs, Sept. 6, 2016

By Staff

College Volleyball Fleming gets new recruiting ride Colorado Mesa volleyball coach Dave Fleming joined several other Mesa head coaches Tuesday in receiving the use of a vehicle from a local car dealership. Grand Junction Subaru donated a ...

Morris leads Grand Junction at season-opening race in Frisco

By Staff

The high school mountain biking season got under way recently with Grand Junction and Fruita Monument high schools fielding teams. The first race of the five-race season was in Frisco. Birgit Morris, riding for Grand Junction at the Division ...


Gellermann lifts Central to tourney win

By Staff

Melissa Gellermann hit a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of eighth inning to lift the Central High School softball team to a 3-2 victory over Prairie View. The win handed the Warriors the title in the Douglas County Tournament. Central ...


Grand Junction finds plenty to build on in loss

By Dale Shrull

It was the first game of the season for Grand Junction and it looked like it at times. But the Tigers found a way to stay in the game, overcame some mistakes, and made it close at the end, losing 33-31. Playing a Central team that already ...

Bulldogs need one more stop in wild loss

By Staff

BROOMFIELD — It was very much a slugfest, which usually is the case for Palisade’s Bulldogs. However, this time, the finesse beat the power. On Friday night at a crowded Mike G. Gabriel Stadium, the Bulldogs came up just short in ...

Running game keys Rifle’s win over Montrose

By Staff

The Rifle High School football team scored the first four touchdowns Friday night against Montrose before holding on for a 40-26 nonconference victory. The Class 4A Indians (1-1), who beat Fruita Monument at Stocker Stadium last week, trailed ...



By Matt Meyer

It was the rivalry victory the Central High School football team worked years for, and one its coach said was very deserved. For the first time since 2008, the Warriors defeated Grand Junction on Friday night, a 
33-31 nonconference ...

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