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PREP NOTEBOOK: Grand Junction girls basketball team enjoys playing tough opponents

By Staff

The Grand Junction High School girls basketball team is getting to see a wide variety of teams this season. This weekend, Grand Junction has games against Utah schools American Fork and Carbon County. At last weekend’s Dakota Ridge ...

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Tigers, Wildcats should give each other strong competition

By Patrick Bahr

Usually, coaches will do just about anything to avoid playing a league opponent in an early nonleague game. The Grand Junction and Fruita Monument high school girls basketball teams, though, are taking the opposite approach, playing Wednesday ...

Palisade piles up WSL awards in football

By Patrick Bahr

The Palisade High School football team had 11 players recognized Monday when the Class 3A Western Slope League all-conference team was released. Leading the way was senior Jamr Rhodes, who was selected as co-player of the year with Glenwood ...


Learning experience: Palisade sees hope despite rough start at Warrior Challenge

By Scott Schlaufman

Nobody could blame the Palisade High School boys basketball team for being a little frustrated after losing all three games of the Warrior Challenge at Central High School. On Saturday, the Bulldogs faced their toughest challenge of the ...

Pine Creek’s defense too much for Central to overcome in basketball

By Scott Schlaufman

The Central High School girls basketball team set the bar high with its first opponent of the season, Pine Creek, ranked No. 10 in Class 5A. The Warriors, a team with limited varsity experience, struggled in an 80-25 loss Saturday at Central ...

Winder overcomes miscues to lead Tigers past Longmont in basketball

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Basketball coaches have love-hate relationships with their point guards. Dutch Johnson at times was frustrated Saturday afternoon with Tyler Winder when the Grand Junction High School boys basketball team was turning the ball over against ...


Early season challenge: Maverick Duals give prep wrestlers chance to gauge readiness

By Patrick Bahr

The Maverick Duals wrestling tournament doesn’t allow anyone to ease into the season. Saturday at Brownson Arena, 13 high school wrestling teams each competed in five dual matches. “This is our third year of the event and ...

Olathe’s stifling defense keeps Brush’s offense in check

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AURORA — Brush has been able to run the ball on anyone, anytime this season. Even when the Beetdiggers lost, they had more than 200 rushing yards. They led the state, regardless of classification, in rushing yards with 342 per game ...

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Glenwood Springs falls short of Elizabeth in Class 3A title game

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AURORA — Chris Cline has experienced many moments of frustration against the Glenwood Springs High School football program. Those bad dreams are over for the former Rifle High School player and assistant coach. His Elizabeth High School ...

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Pride of Olathe: Pirates capture school’s second state title

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AURORA — There was never a doubt in their minds. The Olathe Pirates believed even when they trailed Brush at halftime in the Class 2A state football championship game Saturday at Legacy Stadium. Olathe (12-2) overcame two special teams ...

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