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Injury to Cordova overshadows Rifle’s victory in 3A districts

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The rematch is set, but it could be a much different game this time around. The Rifle and Olathe girls basketball teams advanced to the Class 3A Western Slope League district finals with semifinal victories, but the Bears (20-0) could be ...

Former Fruita, Mesa player Amy Largent dies at age 38

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Amy Largent Schutter was remembered by her coaches and teammates as a giving, caring person off the court and a talented athlete on the court. Schutter, a 1991 graduate of Fruita Monument High School, died Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo., from ...

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History lesson: Wildcat boys hope to learn from last season’s disappointment

By Patrick Bahr

Last season, the Fruita Monument High School boys basketball team found out the hard way the intensity of the postseason. The Wildcats finished 10-0 in the Southwestern League, but struggled in their second-round home playoff game — ...


Big-time Jake: Loertscher carries Rams to Class 3A district title game

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Jake Strack Loertscher knew he would have to handle a bigger load when 6-foot-4 teammate Trae Moxley went down with an ankle injury. No problem. Loertscher handled it well, carrying the Roaring Fork High School boys basketball team to a ...


Setting the tone: Szabo helps GJ advance to Class 5A Sweet 16

By Patrick Bahr

Jeslyn Szabo has been forced to watch a lot of basketball over the past week and a half. The Grand Junction High School junior missed the past 10 days, including the season finale against Central, because of a head injury she sustained Feb. ...

Grand Valley girls survive to advance in 3A district tourney

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The Grand Valley High School girls basketball team outlasted Roaring Fork 35-32 in the Class 3A Western Slope League consolation semifinals Thursday night. Despite having only two wins on the season, Roaring Fork gave Grand Valley all it ...

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Defensive Drake: Senior’s ability to shut down foes a key for Grand Junction

By Patrick Bahr

Stephanie Drake creates havoc for the opposing team. The senior three-year starter may be only 5-foot-5, but she excels on the defensive end for the Grand Junction High School girls basketball team. “We give her a lot of leeway ...

Titans rally, advance to district semis

By Jon Mitchell

NEW CASTLE — All of the nervous energy the Coal Ridge High School’s girls basketball team felt in its opening minutes against the Grand Valley Cardinals on Wednesday turned into productivity. Senior Carly Cloninger tallied a ...

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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 ...

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