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Lindholm resigns as Central girls basketball coach

By Staff

It caught everyone off guard when Central High School girls basketball coach Matt Lindholm abruptly resigned on Feb. 10 with three games remaining in the regular season. The Warriors had compiled a 16-3 record, were unbeaten in the ...

Glover fired, then rehired after protest

By Staff

The students spoke. The administration listened. Longtime Grand Junction High School assistant wrestling coach Bud Glover’s reign as head coach nearly lasted only one year. After his first season as head coach, during which the ...

Tucker wins second straight state title

By Staff

The second one was just as difficult as the first to achieve, but it felt just as good. Grand Junction High School 215-pound wrestler Robert Tucker claimed his second Class 5A state title on Feb. 23. His feat, along with the state titles won ...

Nine-day break can lead to rust for high school hoops teams

By Patrick Bahr

Basketball is a sport built around repetition and timing. Players and coaches have spent the first month of the season honing their offensive and defensive sets. The goal is to have the team flow like a well-oiled machine. Unfortunately, ...

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3A Western Slope League basketball hits full speed

By Patrick Bahr

There is some good basketball being played in the 3A Western Slope League. With 10 teams in the league and not much room for a non-league schedule, these squads have rivals right from the get-go. After about one month of basketball, six ...

Warriors’ hot start has team excited

By Patrick Bahr

Don’t be surprised if the Central High School boys basketball team goes knocking on doors looking for a game during Christmas break. With the way the Warriors have played during the first month of the season, Central likely ...

Briefs: Prep Roundup December 21, 2008

By Staff

Micheal Wiedrich was there when his team needed him. The Central High School guard scored 14 points including three crucial 3-pointers Saturday during Warriors’ 59-55 win over Cherokee Trail. With the victory, Central won the Hinkley ...

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Grand Junction swimmer Schlagel wants to go to state

By Patrick Bahr

It’s a good bet to assume expectations are high when first-place finishes aren’t good enough. After touching the wall first in the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard breaststroke at Saturday’s triangular with Glenwood ...

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Conrardy finally wins Warrior Classic title

By Staff

James Conrardy got tired of not making the championship. The Rifle High School senior has finished third in three Class 4A state wrestling tournaments. He had placed in three Warrior Classics, including a third place last year. It was his ...

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Lobos’ Smith doesn’t let diabetes stop him from wrestling

By Allen Gemaehlich

Greg Smith’s blood sugar was a little high Saturday morning. But it wasn’t a concern for the Rocky Mountain High School junior diabetic wrestler. He simply injected himself with some insulin and stepped on the mat to wrestle in ...

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