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Hotchkiss eyes return to power

By Patrick Bahr

Hotchkiss is ready to reestablish its wrestling tradition. The Bulldogs have produced 21 state champions and won two Class 3A titles, in 2000 and 2004. Then, coach Chuck Pipher moved on to coach at Mesa State College. Longtime assistant ...


Central senior brings nothing-to-lose attitude to 5A state wrestling tourney

By Staff

Tony Summers wasn’t surprised he placed in the top four at last week’s Class 5A Region 4 wrestling tournament at Central High School. The thing that surprised Summers was that he didn’t win the 145-pound division. “I ...


Bulldogs’ Stephanus turns things around on mat

By Staff

Football was Nick Stephanus’ sport. He only went out for wrestling because his coaches and his peers encouraged him. He wrestled in the heavyweight position for Palisade High School as a sophomore last year, but could have — and ...

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Rangely’s Rose wants to win that final match

By Staff

The loss doesn’t gnaw at him, but it is one for which he’d like to atone. Devon Rose made it all the way to the championship match of the 103-pound division at last year’s Class 2A state wrestling tournament in Denver. His ...


As the cold leaves valley, teams dust off equipment

By Patrick Bahr

Tuesday marked the beginning of the final high sports season. With the spring practice for high school sports getting going, it marks one of the challenging times of year, beginning sports in February that are meant to be played in ...

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Guard lifts Central past Grand Junction

By Patrick Bahr

Amy Kame has always been there when the Central High School girls basketball team needs her. Tuesday night was one of the nights the Warriors depended on her presence. Kame hit plenty of big shots to give Central a 64-59 win over Grand ...


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 ...

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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 ...

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