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‘Dogs state case for their inclusion in 4A playoffs

By Jon Mitchell

Palisade High School’s boys basketball team won a pivotal game Friday night against the Battle Mountain Huskies. Now they can play a waiting game. Kane Gunther scored 14 of his game-high 24 points in the second half for the Bulldogs, ...

Experience helps Paonia stay grounded in first round at state

By Pat Rooney

DENVER — Dustin Braslin remembers exactly what it was like last year when he walked into the Pepsi Center for the first time as a competitor at the state wrestling tournament. It was all a bit overwhelming — the end-to-end ...

First-time Warriors: Central’s Feller, Jamison win first matches at 5A state tourney

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DENVER — Anthony Feller didn’t feel his best, but that didn’t stop him from taking advantage of his first opportunity to compete in the Class 5A state wrestling tournament. The 130-pound junior defeated Greeley West’s ...

Survivor, Pepsi Center: Bulldogs, Indians fare well in 4A

By Pat Rooney

DENVER — The first day of the state wrestling tournament is all about survival. For Palisade and Montrose, that mission was accomplished admirably. Both squads advanced the majority of their entrants through Thursday’s first ...

Yarnell brothers among winners for Olathe in 3A

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DENVER — The Colorado state wrestling tournament has always been a family affair for the Yarnells. Recently, though, only one Yarnell had qualified for state. Until this year, that is. Myles Yarnell, a senior, joined his younger ...


State Wrestling 2011, Day 1

By Dean Humphrey

Photos from the first day of the Colorado High School State Wrestling Championships at the Pepsi Center in Denver.  ...

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Ready for the big stage: State title, undefeated season the goal for GJ’s Hoffschneider

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Jessie Hoffschneider hasn’t forgotten what it felt like to reach the state wrestling finals, only to lose. The Grand Junction High School wrestler remembered that feeling as he trained last summer and prepared for this ...

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Double play: Olathe duo going for 2nd state titles

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Kyle Piatt and Zach Shank have spent hours pounding on each other on the wrestling mat. The practice has paid off. Each Olathe High School wrestler has won one state title. Piatt and Shank are both looking for another. The Class 3A state ...

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Paonia’s Adrian Lopez focused on placing

By Patrick Bahr

Paonia High School wrestler Adrian Lopez was an afterthought at the 2010 state wrestling tournament. Lopez had finished fifth as a freshman at 130 pounds, but after a dislocated elbow forced him to miss the first half of his sophomore season, ...

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Rekindled love for wrestling fueling Delta’s DeHerrera

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Ever since Mykal DeHerrera returned to wrestling, he’s been focused on winning a state title. Three years after quitting wrestling, the Delta High School senior is in good position to win the elusive 103-pound state title. “A ...

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