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Near no-no by GJ ace helps Tigers open with a win

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Stephen Baldwin showed he’s ready to take the role of staff ace this season. The Grand Junction High School junior struck out 11 batters and didn’t allow a hit Thursday as the Tigers rolled to a 16-1 victory over Prairie View in ...

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New Fruita girls lacrosse coach hopes players catch on quickly

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A little more than one week after being introduced to their new coach, the Fruita Monument High School girls lacrosse team begins its season. The Wildcats, who return all but four players, open Friday against Aspen at 3 p.m. at Canyon View ...

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Fruita Monument hopes new coach will lead soccer turnaround

By Patrick Bahr

Image is everything. After finishing 2-27-1 the past two seasons, the Fruita Monument High School girls soccer team wants to change the culture. “We want to bring a winning environment,” first-year Wildcats coach Eric Anderson ...

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Undefeated Rifle sets sights on rest of 3A field at state

By Patrick Bahr

Rifle High School girls basketball coach Stephanie Heald always knew what kind of team she had. The rest of Class 3A is finding out. The Bears (24-0) are the No. 2 seed in this weekend’s Great 8 of the 3A state tournament at Colorado ...

Prep Notebook: Fruita, GJ sweep top SWL honors

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Fruita Monument’s Drew Bridges has been a dominating player in the post the past two seasons. Tuesday, the Southwestern League coaches confirmed that, voting Bridges player of the year for the second straight season. Bridges’ ...

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High school baseball teams dismissing composite bats

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High school baseball is in the midst of change. It may not be noticeable when the season begins Thursday, but it will certainly take a different shape in 2012. The National Federation of High Schools is adopting a similar rule as the NCAA in ...

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Set up to win: Pete Lelich ready to pitch as Palisade expects to compete for state

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Pete Lelich never pitched much in Little League, but through the years, he’s caught several games and has learned a thing or two about pitching. Knowing the Bulldogs would need more pitching this season, the Palisade High School senior ...

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Rock star: Fruita’s Igo finds her calling in rock climbing

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Summer Igo never imagined she’d like climbing rocks. The Fruita Monument High School senior, though, found out she’s pretty good at it. Igo recently placed 20th in the nation in the American Bouldering Series, fifth in regionals ...

Plateau Valley boys knocked out of Class 1A tourney by Shining Mountain

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The Plateau Valley High School boys basketball team fought to the end. Saturday at the Class 1A Region 1 tournament in Eagle Valley, the Cowboys lost 43-41 to Shining Mountain, costing them a chance to advance to the state ...

Cordova lifts undefeated Rifle Bears into Class 3A Great 8

By Jon Mitchell

RIFLE — Putting a shaky first quarter behind it quickly Saturday afternoon resulted in the Rifle High School girls basketball team reaching the Class 3A state tournament in its first year in the classification. Behind a game-high 23 ...

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