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Tigers’ Casey returns to mat in big way, winning 140-pound title

By Staff

Jace Casey had to get the can of Rust-Oleum out Wednesday. It had been 61/2 weeks since the Grand Junction High School wrestler competed in his last match. He spent his time feverishly rehabilitating a damaged left knee. After all, this is ...

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Shaving time, qualifying for state on swimmers’ minds

By Patrick Bahr

It’s time for one final push toward the state swim meet for the Grand Valley swim teams. The Western Slope Championships are Friday and Saturday in Durango, the last opportunity for girls to qualify for the state tournament. State is ...

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Do-it-all Grand Junction senior eyes next level

By Patrick Bahr

Grand Junction’s Everett Robinson is a basketball player. Now, before the word ‘duh!’ pops into your mind, think about what it means to be a basketball player. A basketball player takes numerous athletic skills and uses ...

Unsung players lift ’Cats to win in boys basketball

By Patrick Bahr

With the Fruita Monument High School boys basketball team mired in a six-game losing streak, Wildcats coach Dave Fox figured he might as well clear the bench against Montrose. Fruita played 12 different players Saturday night and it worked, ...

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Grand Junction’s 130-pounder keeps improving

By Staff

Alex Jay had a very good week on the mat. The 130-pound wrestler for Grand Junction High School earned his third victory in as many days Saturday when he pinned Montezuma-Cortez’s Michael Sanders. That gave the Tiger senior his third ...

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Palisade jumps ahead of Central early, can’t maintain momentum in 74-59 loss

By Staff

Despite appearances, the Central High School boys basketball team was not going to get a cakewalk Saturday night against Palisade. “We came out thinking it was going to be an easy game,” Central’s Josh Wells said. “It ...

Warriors too much for ’Dogs

By Staff

Central High School’s high-tempo attack was too much for the Palisade girls basketball team Saturday, getting double-digit performances from three players in a 56-30 nonleague victory at Palisade. Amy Kame led Central’s assault, ...

Hensley lifts Wildcats to win over rival Tigers

By Patrick Bahr

Fruita Monument’s Sarah Hensley had one of those games Friday night. Everything was falling for the junior guard, who dropped 27 points on Grand Junction in the Wildcats’ 46-41 Southwestern League victory at Fruita. “My ...


Morgan’s late 3-point shooting is difference in Tigers’ victory

By Patrick Bahr

Sam Morgan hit two wide-open 3-pointers Friday night. Those shots blew Grand Junction’s Southwestern League boys basketball game against Fruita Monument wide open. Morgan’s second 3-pointer pushed the Tigers’ lead to 43-35 ...


‘Ugly’ victory over Cortez good enough for Central’s Gurule

By Staff

Southwestern League dual victories haven’t come frequently enough for Central High School wrestling coach Laurence Gurule. That’s why he was more than happy with his team’s performance Friday against ...

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