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Hot start helps GJ clinch tie for SWL title

By Patrick Bahr

The Grand Junction High School boys basketball team was embarrassed about its first meeting against Central this season. A 58-41 loss during the last weekend of January was lingering in the minds of the Tigers players Tuesday night. They ...

Delta girls rally past Palisade

By Staff

But for a 2 1/2—minute span at the end of the second quarter, the Palisade High School girls basketball team played fairly evenly with Delta on Tuesday. The Panthers more than took advantage of that stretch, however, turning a ...

Bulldogs take care of Delta boys

By Staff

Palisade boys basketball coach Steve Phillips has been exhorting his team all season to “weather the storm.” Delta stormed the Bulldogs for 31/2 quarters Tuesday, but the skies cleared for Palisade down the stretch. The Panthers ...

Girl Wrestler Bruggink 2-14

Soroco freshman Bruggink making history on the mat

By Staff

Lauryn Bruggink has been playing all kinds of sports since she was a very young girl. Playing on teams with boys is nothing new to her. She is, however, something very new to high school wrestling. The Soroco High School freshman heads into ...

Coal Ridge pushing for own baseball field

By Dennis Webb

A young Garfield County high school that has begun to build a successful baseball program now hopes to build a field where the team can play. The Garfield Re-2 School District plans to seek a $200,000 Great Outdoors Colorado grant to help pay ...


Wildcats putting print on basketball tradition

By Patrick Bahr

The Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team hasn’t exactly had success on the court for the better part of this decade. Since 2002, the Fruita girls basketball team is 41-97 and 11-59 in the Southwestern League. Fruita ...

High school wrestling’s big tourney a real treat for Wildcats

By Brian Miller

BROOMFIELD — Jim Stockert likes to tell his Fruita Monument High School wrestling squad that the state tournament is an experience to remember. With three of the Wildcats’ four state qualifiers headed to the Class 5A state ...

Montrose’s Stucky wins Class 4A state championship in 50, 100 freestyles

By Pat Rooney

Emily Stucky did what any swimmer is supposed to do down the stretch of a tight race. Stucky ignored the competition Saturday, even though a handful of other swimmers were staying with her every inch of the way, and focused on nothing but the ...

Briefs: Prep Roundup February 15, 2009

By Staff

Boys Basketball •  Sam Morgan made only one basket Saturday, but it came at a critical time, helping the Grand Junction High School boys basketball team claim a 50-41 Southwestern League victory at Montezuma-Cortez. With the Tigers ...

Lacrosse teams 2-12-9

Grand Valley lacrosse teams ready to start the high school season

By Patrick Bahr

Baseball gloves are getting broken in, tennis rackets restrung, soccer balls inflated, golf clubs cleaned and track shoes laced up tight. And the spring athletes are making room for the newest varsity sport in the Grand Valley — ...

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