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Cortez’s defense too much for Bulldog girls

By Scott Schlaufman

Montezuma-Cortez girls basketball coach Justine Bayles knows an aggressive defense can be a gamble. Thursday in the opening game of the Palisade Rotary Club Invitational, the gamble paid off in forcing numerous turnovers in a 48-32 victory ...

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Not Short on drive: Despite injury-filled summer, Central senior performing well on the mat

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Zach Short had a breakthrough season last year. The Central High School wrestler placed in the Class 5A state championships for the first time and was motivated to spend his summer wrestling in several camps and freestyle ...

GJ golf coach LaDuke resigns

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For the first time in nearly a decade, the Grand Junction High School girls golf program will have a new coach. Kevin LaDuke resigned this week, citing family reasons. The Orchard Mesa Middle School teacher has an 8-year-old son and ...

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Comeback falls short: Fourth-quarter rally not enough as Tigers lose in OT

By Patrick Bahr

Grand Junction High School girls basketball player Paula Lage was determined to keep her team in the game Tuesday night. The Tigers had rallied from a nine-point, fourth-quarter deficit and trailed Glenwood Springs 46-44 with 30 seconds ...

Prep Notebook: Olathe girls excited to play tough competition

By Staff

The Olathe High School girls basketball team is on the radar. The Pirates went 25-2 last season and finished fourth in Class 3A, losing the third-place game to Pagosa Springs 41-34. This season, the Pirates returned four starters, including ...

Tigers’ focus on boards pays off with win

By Patrick Bahr

Grand Junction’s James Wilkinson had one job in the second half of Tuesday night’s home game against Glenwood Springs. The Tigers senior post player had to slow down Nick Ciani. The Demons’ Ciani had 13 rebounds and eight ...


Let it fly: Central’s Padilla not afraid to shoot the basketball

By Patrick Bahr

Central High School’s Zach Padilla takes pride in what he does on the basketball court. Padilla is a shooter. The 6-foot-2 senior shooting guard is the Warriors’ leading scorer through five games averaging 18 points per game ...


Late struggles doom Fruita Monument girls in loss to Carbon

By Patrick Bahr

The Fruita Monument High School girls basketball showed why it’s full of promise Saturday during the second quarter against Carbon, Utah. During the fourth quarter, the Wildcats showed why they are 1-4. Fruita Monument saw a 41-40 ...

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The pressure’s off: Swimmers have fun with teammates in SWL Relays

By Scott Schlaufman

There are only a few times per year competitive swimmers get a chance to relax. Although there was still a competitive spirit Saturday at El Pomar Natatorium for the Southwestern League Relays, the meet had a slightly different feel because, ...

Wildcats fall to Mustangs in Ralston Valley Tournament title game

By Staff

Fruita Monument lost Saturday in the championship game of the Ralston Valley Tournament to the host Mustangs 55-44. The Wildcats trailed 27-24 at halftime, but were outscored 17-6 in the third quarter. “We didn’t play well in the ...

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