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Briefs: Sports Prep Roundup April 19, 2009

By Staff

BASEBALL • The Palisade High School baseball team played its fifth and sixth game of the week, splitting with Rifle. Palisade won the first game 11-7 but dropped the second 9-7. The Bulldogs (6-6, 5-4 Western Slope League) missed ...

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Lightning strike big with Johns Hopkins-style offense

By Patrick Bahr

In any sport, a slow-down style of offense traditionally doesn’t produce a lot of points. In the Grand Valley boys lacrosse game Saturday against Glenwood Springs, the Lightning went with a more patient approach. The strategy went ...

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Fruita holds off Montrose at Canyon View Park

By Staff

Break out the dog-eared copy of that old cliché book you’ve got on the shelf. Backs against the wall. One game at a time, inning at a time, one pitch at a time. Manufacturing runs, one run at a time. Don’t make mental ...


Trio of defenders help Grand Valley get off to good start

By Patrick Bahr

A lot of the success of the Grand Valley girls lacrosse team comes from balance. Amy Flukey, Bri True, Bailey Clark and Mikayla Clark take care of the scoring. The Lightning (8-0) averages 11 goals per game and has scored in double figures in ...

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Tigers satisfy appetite by feasting on Warriors

By Patrick Bahr

The Tigers were hungry and needed to feed. The Grand Junction High School baseball team bounced back from its first league loss to defeat Central 13-3 on Friday night in five innings at Suplizio Field. “We were very motivated for this ...

Weather continues to mess up prep events

By Staff

Ah, spring in Colorado. Once again, the Grand Valley seems to be one of the few areas in the state not prone to postponements or cancellations of high school sporting events after the latest cold front rolled into Colorado this ...

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GJ’s Robinson signs to play basketball at Central Wyoming

By Staff

When he was considering where to play college basketball, Everett Robinson was looking for a team whose style fit his game. He found one in, of all places, Riverton, Wyo. The Grand Junction High School senior made it official Friday morning, ...

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Strong second half lifts Central soccer past Fruita

By Staff

The Central High School girls soccer team scored three goals in the second half to seize control and beat Fruita Monument 3-0 in a Class 5A Southwestern League game Thursday at Walker Field. After a scoreless first half, the Warriors ...


’Dogs bounce back from poor first game to split DH

By Staff

This is not the Steamboat Springs High School baseball team other Western Slope League teams have come to expect. With rare chances to practice outside until May, the Sailors have generally gotten a late jump on the league season, frequently ...

Smart Jocks: ALEX HEIDE Hydration an interest in future

By Staff

Editor’s Note: The Daily Sentinel Student-Athlete of the Week is selected by the school’s athletic director. Central’s Randy Powell selected Alex Heide, who has a 3.949 grade-point average. The honor will rotate among the ...

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