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Small-school wrestlers hold their own at Warrior Classic

By Dale Shrull

It was a battle between a returning state champion and a wrestler who hopes to achieve that goal this year. Palisade’s Terrance Williams went toe-toe Saturday with Garrett Niel of Pine Creek at the Warrior Classic and was in position to ...


Palisade pressure

By Matt Meyer

The Palisade High School girls basketball team ground out a 41-25 victory over Central on Saturday during the Palisade Sunrise Rotary Invitational. The Bulldogs (8-1) extended their lead over the Warriors (4-5) in each quarter, using numerous ...


Blue ribbons, gold medals

By Jon Mitchell

On the days when Josiah Rider isn’t on the wrestling mat, he’s in a pig pen. No, he doesn’t have a messy bedroom like a lot of teenage boys. Rider hangs out with real pigs. “His outlet is his pigs,” said Trever ...

2nd-half rally keeps Fruita girls perfect

By Staff

The Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team won the Greeley Invitational and remained undefeated with a 51-39 victory Saturday over Loveland. The Wildcats (10-0) trailed
22-19 at halftime, but Fruita Monument coach Michael ...


Right at home: Central trio makes Warrior semis

By Dale Shrull

At the Warrior Classic, there’s no such thing as a home mat advantage. But for the past two years, Central has done well at the prestigious wrestling tournament it hosts. After Friday’s first day, Central had three wrestlers ...


Weight and see

By Jon Mitchell

Three Western Colorado kids with different wrestling backgrounds will be vying for one prize today at the Warrior Classic. Fruita Monument’s Daniel Van Hoose, Grand Junction’s Josiah Rider and Delta’s Kole Roberts are three ...


Patience pays off

By Dale Shrull

It took eight games, but things finally clicked for the Palisade High School boys basketball team. Playing an undermanned Pomona team Friday night at the Palisade Sunrise Rotary Tournament, the Bulldogs picked up their first win of the season ...


Late free throws lift young Indians past Palisade boys

By Jon Mitchell

All of the youngsters on the Montrose High School boys basketball team showed they could weather a storm Thursday afternoon. Freshman Connor Imus made four free throws in the game’s final 20 seconds, and the Indians withstood a rally ...


Defensive ‘Dogs

By Jon Mitchell

A fire-and-brimstone speech at the end of the first quarter woke up the Palisade High School girls basketball team Thursday night. Senior Christa Brown scored six of her game-high 20 points during a game-changing run in the second quarter, ...


Classic clash

By Staff

The Warrior Classic at Central High School has long been one of the most prestigious wrestling tournaments in Colorado. The pre-holiday break tournament offers top wrestlers from Colorado and neighboring states the ultimate test in early ...

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