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Pfau just misses on Olympic dream

By Jon Mitchell

Cody Pfau almost made her dream of competing on the United States Olympic women’s wrestling team a reality on Sunday. Pfau, a graduate of Grand Valley High School in Parachute, competed in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Iowa City, ...


Fruita’s Pflug gets a pleasant surprise

By Jon Mitchell

The only thing Nolan Pflug knew for sure about his winning time in the 400 meters at Saturday’s Frank Woodburn Invitational track and field meet was that it beat his previous-best time in the event. What he didn’t know, but soon ...


Griffins’ gauge

By Matt Meyer

Sam Jordan is skilled, experienced and composed. Swimming for the District 51 Griffins, the senior has already qualified for the Class 5A state meet in numerous events. Saturday at El Pomar Natatorium, Jordan won the 200-yard individual ...


Henderson hits her mark

By Tim Harty

Some long jumpers know while they’re in the air whether they nailed a jump. They can feel it. They know their speed was good and their steps were on. They know they hit the board perfectly. They know they’re going to like the ...

Garcia’s 3-hitter carries Central past Montrose

By Staff

Pitcher Trey Garcia limited Montrose to three hits in five innings Saturday, and Central High School scored eight runs in the fifth inning to defeat the Indians 11-1 in a Southwestern League baseball game at Montrose. It’s the first ...


Bouncing back

By Tim Harty

His last outing was awful, one of those nothing-goes-right days that starting pitchers sometimes have. Jason Holman got a mere one out, that was it, before being pulled after allowing seven hits and six runs in a 10-0 loss to Fort Collins ...

Morse’s eight goals lift Wildcats past Demons

By Staff

Bryce Morse scored eight goals to lead the Fruita Monument boys lacrosse team to a 16-8 win over Durango in a Mountain League match at Canyon View Park. The Wildcats (5-2, 4-1 ML) trailed the Demons (4-4, 1-2) by one goal after the first ...


Tigers’ trio

By Matt Meyer

With the Grand Junction High School baseball team holding a 2-0 lead Friday in the bottom of the first inning, Tyson Zanski was full of confidence. He knows better than most, perched behind home plate, when a Tigers pitcher is in a ...


As good as a stopwatch

By Tim Harty

Scoreboard clocks, stopwatches, AccuTrack. The first one gets you an approximation of the time you ran, the second one gets close to an accurate time, and the third one is official. Technology is nice for gauging time, but apparently Jacob ...


Cornering the market

By Tim Harty

Kristal Milholland’s corner kick with about 12 minutes, 15 seconds left in the game was not what she was looking for. The Central High School senior didn’t get under the ball, instead lining it low along the back line, where a ...

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