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Central not bringing Cain back as boys basketball coach

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Phil Cain walked off the court last Friday pleased with the progress of his young Central High School boys basketball team. The Central High School boys basketball coach, though, won’t be back next season. The school’s ...


Up-tempo Tigers: Grand Junction uses speed, transition game to top Chatfield

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A few moments before tip-off, Grand Junction High School boys basketball coach Dutch Johnson told his team it didn’t want to get in a track meet with Chatfield. Turns out, the Tigers can run, too. Grand Junction broke up the ...

Cards rally to advance to 3A district semis

By Staff

PARACHUTE — Lots of energy helped give the Rifle High School boys basketball team an early lead against Grand Valley on Tuesday. That same formula helped the Cardinals to a come-from-behind victory. Dylan Walters had 26 points to lead ...

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Proving his point well: Yanez’s solid play a big plus for GJ

By Patrick Bahr

The missing piece of the Grand Junction’s boys basketball team simply walked into coach Dutch Johnson’s classroom last spring. Nate Yanez was a two-year starter at Palisade High School, and after attending Palisade as a part of ...


Third-quarter profit: Fruita comes out strong after halftime to win first home playoff game in 12 ye

By Patrick Bahr

After earning a home playoff game, the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team wanted more. The Wildcats’ relentless play after halftime Tuesday night earned them a 61-50 victory over Rampart — their first home playoff ...

Cardinals draw Rifle Bears

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — A fast start against the Basalt High School boys basketball team Monday night quickly put the Rifle Bears in the proverbial driver’s seat in their Class 3A Western Slope League district tournament play-in game. Rian Creech ...

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A long time coming: Schmalz has Fruita Monument girls excited about hosting

By Patrick Bahr

Fruita Monument is finally home again. For the first time since 1999, the Wildcats girls basketball team is hosting a Class 5A playoff game at 7 tonight, taking on Rampart. “We still get to play at home and that’s important to ...

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Grand Valley using tough defense to succeed

By Jon Mitchell

PARACHUTE — Offense was always at the front of Jake Higuera’s mind when he played basketball at Grand Valley High School. Defense was a second thought. Now, 10 years after he graduated from high school and two years into his job ...

Wildcats get No. 4 seed for Class 5A basketball playoffs

By Patrick Bahr

The Fruita Monument High School boys basketball team is out to prove its worth. Sunday, the Colorado High School Activities Association released the Class 5A playoff bracket, and for the second straight season, the Wildcats received the No. 4 ...

Nucla’s Sickels rallies to win 2A title

By Pat Rooney

DENVER — Nucla’s Tray Sickels won the Class 2A 140-pound state title Saturday night at the Pepsi Center when he pinned previously undefeated Buddy Watson of Wiggins in 2:47. Sickels, a sophomore, trailed Watson 7-2 in the second ...

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